Zip Code 02492 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNeedham
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Norfolk
Area Code339 / 781
Current Population:19931
Racial Majority:White 88.62%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.4%
Median Household Income$129428
Average Adjusted Gross Income$291430
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range128 - 157 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.27920151, -71.24485016

Zip Code 02492 Description

Zip Code 02492 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02492 is primarily located in Norfolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 02492 is NEEDHAM, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02492 are contained within or border the city limits of Needham, MA, Wellesley, MA, Dover, MA, Dedham, MA, Newton, MA, and Boston, MA. Zip code 02492 is within area code 339, area code 781 and area code 508. 02492 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02492 is 8.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 02492 increased to 19931 from 19917 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02492 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02492 public schools is White. 5.6% of students in 02492 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17868 88.62% 17992 -1%
 Black Or African American 236 1.17% 174 +36%
 Hispanic 490 2.43% 420 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 1132 5.61% 1034 +9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 28 0% 28 -100%
 Two Or More Races 273 2.17% 273 +60%

Zip Code 02492 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.9%
 Black Or African American 2.2%
 Hispanic 4.5%
 Asian 7.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 02492 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1993119917
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households7045
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
5.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
20.0%
Median Household Income$129428
Income Under $50K Per Year17.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year60.90%
02492 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$1050635
Average Real Estate Sale Price$822943
Current Unemployment Level 8.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.6%
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 02492 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192737475662605241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697783817362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.43.594.354.143.653.593.643.913.94.214.534.2448.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02492
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Brook Farm
Oak Hill