Zip Code 02459 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewton Center
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEWTON
NEWTON CENTRE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesNEWTON CNTR
NEWTON CTR
Current Population:19095
Racial Majority:White 72.79%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.7%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$131757
Average Adjusted Gross Income$251790
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28.3 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range144 - 157 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.31309891, -71.19170380

Zip Code 02459 Description

Zip Code 02459 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02459 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02459 is NEWTON CENTER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02459 are contained within or border the city limits of Newton, MA, Needham, MA, Brookline, MA, and Boston, MA. Zip code 02459 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02459 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02459 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 15.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02459 increased to 19095 from 17856 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02459 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02459 public schools is White. 9.8% of students in 02459 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13480 72.79% 15268 -12%
 Black Or African American 639 3.45% 404 +58%
 Hispanic 771 4.16% 672 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.08% 11 +27%
 Asian 3015 16.28% 2265 +33%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 65 0.47% 65 +34%
 Two Or More Races 406 2.77% 406 +26%

Zip Code 02459 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.7%
 Black Or African American 4.5%
 Hispanic 5.4%
 Asian 19.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 5%

Zip Code 02459 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1909517856
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households6501
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
9.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$131757
Income Under $50K Per Year16.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year63.20%
02459 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$1048261
Average Real Estate Sale Price$877873
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02459 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17202837475662615241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384757697783817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.363.624.344.123.653.573.583.823.864.184.514.2247.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02459
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours