Zip Code 02465 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Newton
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEWTON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesW NEWTON
Current Population:11710
Racial Majority:White 76.36%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$113728
Average Adjusted Gross Income$305780
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range98 - 98 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.35010147, -71.22734833

Zip Code 02465 Description

Zip Code 02465 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02465 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02465 is WEST NEWTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02465 are contained within or border the city limits of Newton, MA, Waltham, MA, . Zip code 02465 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02465 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02465 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 02465 increased to 11710 from 11316 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02465 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02465 public schools is White. 9.5% of students in 02465 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8781 76.36% 9504 -8%
 Black Or African American 498 4.33% 267 +87%
 Hispanic 879 7.64% 563 +56%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 10 -100%
 Asian 1172 10.19% 1073 +9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 41 0% 41 -100%
 Two Or More Races 252 1.47% 252 -33%

Zip Code 02465 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.9%
 Black Or African American 6.1%
 Hispanic 7.5%
 Asian 12.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.6%

Zip Code 02465 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1171011316
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households4331
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
9.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$113728
Income Under $50K Per Year16.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year56.50%
02465 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$1079765
Average Real Estate Sale Price$742905
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 02465 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192737475662605241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384757697883817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.343.534.284.123.653.583.623.823.864.184.54.247.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02465
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours