Zip Code 02472 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWatertown
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code617 / 857
Current Population:32014
Racial Majority:White 78.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.2%
Unemployment Rate:11.9%
Median Household Income$82196
Average Adjusted Gross Income$83130
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range56 - 89 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.37194824, -71.17925262

Zip Code 02472 Description

Zip Code 02472 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02472 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 02472 is WATERTOWN, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02472 are contained within or border the city limits of Watertown, MA, Newton, MA, Cambridge, MA, Waltham, MA, Belmont, MA, and Boston, MA. Zip code 02472 is within area code 857 and area code 617. 02472 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02472 is 11.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 15.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02472 decreased to 32014 from 32986 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02472 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02472 public schools is White. 32.2% of students in 02472 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 25720 78.07% 26116 -2%
 Black Or African American 1070 3.25% 897 +19%
 Hispanic 2756 8.37% 1694 +63%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.13% 25 +76%
 Asian 2381 7.23% 2304 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.03% 10 +10%
 Other Race 248 0.47% 248 -37%
 Two Or More Races 720 2.44% 720 +12%

Zip Code 02472 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.2%
 Black Or African American 3.4%
 Hispanic 12.5%
 Asian 9.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 02472 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3201432986
Male Population46.90%
Female Population53.10%
Total Households14746
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
40.0%
Median Household Income$82196
Income Under $50K Per Year28.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year40.60%
02472 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 5Katherine ClarkDemocrat
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$460178
Average Real Estate Sale Price$413800
Current Unemployment Level 11.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59d - Boston Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02472 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17202837475662615342342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384757687783807362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.554.284.073.63.533.513.693.84.144.464.1747.07
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02472
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours