Zip Code 02462 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewton Lower Falls
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:1554
Racial Majority:White 83.08%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$110114
Average Adjusted Gross Income$164900
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time32.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.33088700, -71.25623000

Zip Code 02462 Description

Zip Code 02462 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02462 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02462 is NEWTON LOWER FALLS, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02462 are contained within or border the city limits of Newton, MA, Wellesley, MA, . Zip code 02462 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02462 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02462 is 3.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02462 increased to 1554 from 1528 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02462 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02462 public schools is . % of students in 02462 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1085 83.08% 1216 -11%
 Black Or African American 15 1.15% 51 -71%
 Hispanic 8 0.61% 51 -84%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 159 12.17% 212 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 23 2.99% 23 +70%

Zip Code 02462 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 02462 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population15541528
Male Population45.00%
Female Population55.00%
Total Households652
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$110114
Income Under $50K Per Year22.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year55.30%
02462 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$624429
Average Real Estate Sale Price$549583
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 02462 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192737475662605241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384757697883817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.343.534.284.123.653.583.623.823.864.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02462
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Newton Lower Falls