ZIP Code 02461 - Newton Highlands Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02461 is located in Newton Highlands Massachusetts. Portions of 02461 are also in Newton. 02461 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, 02461 is located in Metro Boston.

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ZIP Code 02461 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNewton Highlands
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)7,049
Area Code(s)617 / 857
Current Time

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02461 Demographics

02461 can be classified socioeconomically as Upper Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Massachusetts based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 02461 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02461 is White. The current unemployment level in 02461 is 3.1%.

Population Growth Rate-4.37%
Population Density4,665 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,533
Percentage High Income Households25.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$181,220
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$677,760
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 75.48%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 50.95%

02461 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02461 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02461 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College430.93%
Bachelor Degree1,35629.2%
High School Diploma3297.08%
No High School Diploma270.58%
GED or Alternate360.78%
1 or More Years of College2024.35%
Associates Degree1342.89%
Masters Degree1,47831.83%
Professional Degree54311.69%
Doctorate Degree49610.68%

02461 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 02461
RegionMetro Boston
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area2 Square Miles

02461 Politics

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02461 Schools

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02461 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion59d - Boston Basin

02461 Annual Climate Data

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

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