ZIP Code 02472 - Watertown Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02472 is located in Watertown Massachusetts. Portions of 02472 are also in Watertown Town and Newton. 02472 is entirely within Middlesex County. Regionally, 02472 is located in Metro Boston.

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ZIP Code 02472 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWatertown
Primary CountyMiddlesex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)35,300
Area Code(s)617 / 857
Current Time

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02472 Demographics

02472 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 02472 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02472 is White. The current unemployment level in 02472 is 3.1%.

Population Growth Rate1.48%
Population Density8,527 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,081
Percentage High Income Households7.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$101,354
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$433,880
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.61%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 63.62%

02472 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1220.35%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02472 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American90.38%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.04%

02472 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College6913.02%
Bachelor Degree7,51932.89%
High School Diploma4,41819.33%
No High School Diploma1890.83%
GED or Alternate2291%
1 or More Years of College2,1759.51%
Associates Degree1,4976.55%
Masters Degree4,32418.91%
Professional Degree9154%
Doctorate Degree9043.95%

02472 Geography

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Neighborhoods in 02472
RegionMetro Boston
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area4 Square Miles

02472 Politics

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02472 Schools

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02472 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 ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion59d - Boston Basin

02472 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17202837475662615342342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384757687783807362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.554.

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