Zip Code 02461 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewton Highlands
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:7059
Racial Majority:White 69.93%
Public School Racial Majority:White 58.8%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$126773
Average Adjusted Gross Income$186630
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time31.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.31364822, -71.20899200

Zip Code 02461 Description

Zip Code 02461 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02461 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02461 is NEWTON HIGHLANDS, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02461 are contained within or border the city limits of Newton, MA, Needham, MA, . Zip code 02461 is within area code 617, area code 857 and area code 339. 02461 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02461 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02461 increased to 7059 from 6344 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02461 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02461 public schools is White. 10.1% of students in 02461 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4964 69.93% 5380 -8%
 Black Or African American 250 3.52% 152 +64%
 Hispanic 269 3.79% 275 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 1386 19.52% 1082 +28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 26 0.18% 26 -50%
 Two Or More Races 134 3.06% 134 +62%

Zip Code 02461 Race/Ethnicity

 White 58.8%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 7%
 Asian 24.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 7.5%

Zip Code 02461 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population70596344
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households2677
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
10.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$126773
Income Under $50K Per Year18.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year60.10%
02461 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$747400
Average Real Estate Sale Price$735257
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02461 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 Type02461
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours