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02478 Zip Code Summary
02478 zip is located in Belmont, Massachusetts
Latitude: 42.3956674
Longitude: -71.1830777
Population: 24,158
Area: 4.69 sq. miles
Land: 4.62 sq. miles
Water: 0.07 sq. miles
Population Density: 5,228.49 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 40.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 781
02478 Zip Code Details

Zip Code 02478 Demographics

Zip Code 02478 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Male11,27746.68%48.18%49.04%
Female12,88153.32%51.82%50.96%
Males / Female0.88-0.930.96
Total Population24,158100.00 %--
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Zip Code 02478 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,4155.86%6.26%6.83%
5 to 9 years1,5636.47%6.79%7.31%
10 to 14 years1,6036.64%6.79%7.30%
15 to 19 years1,2235.06%6.55%7.20%
20 to 24 years7633.16%6.37%6.75%
25 to 34 years3,23713.40%14.60%14.17%
35 to 44 years4,24517.57%16.74%16.01%
45 to 54 years3,67515.21%13.76%13.37%
55 to 59 years1,3885.75%4.88%4.79%
60 to 64 years1,0024.15%3.72%3.84%
65 to 74 years1,8957.84%6.74%6.53%
75 to 84 years1,5006.21%4.97%4.38%
85 years and over6492.69%1.84%1.50%
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)40.4-38.637.7
18 years and over18,67677.31%76.37%74.27%
Male
8,46335.03%36.06%35.85%
Female
10,21342.28%40.31%38.42%
21 years and over18,23775.49%72.26%69.92%
62 years and over4,62619.15%15.71%14.65%
65 years and over4,04416.74%13.55%12.42%
Male
1,6146.68%5.38%5.12%
Female
2,43010.06%8.17%7.30%
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Zip Code 02478 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
One race23,81898.59%97.70%97.55%
White
22,03291.20%84.54%75.21%
Black or African American
2661.10%5.41%12.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native
310.13%0.24%0.87%
Asian
1,3875.74%3.75%3.59%
Asian Indian
1830.76%0.69%0.59%
Chinese
6792.81%1.33%0.85%
Filipino
320.13%0.13%0.65%
Japanese
2120.88%0.17%0.28%
Korean
2050.85%0.27%0.38%
Vietnamese
110.05%0.53%0.39%
Other Asian
650.27%0.63%0.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
20.01%0.04%0.14%
Native Hawaiian
00.00%0.01%0.05%
Guamanian or Chamorro
10.00%0.01%0.02%
Samoan
00.00%0.01%0.03%
Other Pacific Islander
10.00%0.01%0.04%
Some other race
1000.41%3.73%5.48%
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4401.82%6.75%13.70%
Mexican
670.28%0.35%7.24%
Puerto Rican
860.36%3.14%2.46%
Cuban
470.19%0.14%0.44%
Other Hispanic or Latino
2400.99%3.12%3.55%
Not Hispanic or Latino23,71898.18%93.25%86.30%
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Zip Code 02478 Social Profile

Zip Code 02478 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,202100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
63510.24%7.12%6.47%
Kindergarten
2584.16%5.01%5.43%
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
2,60441.99%40.73%43.92%
High school (grades 9-12)
1,25820.28%19.71%21.38%
College or graduate school
1,44723.33%27.43%22.81%
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Zip Code 02478 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over17,570100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
4072.32%5.79%7.55%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
5353.04%9.44%12.05%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
2,72615.52%27.27%28.63%
High school or higher
16,62894.64%84.76%80.40%
Some college, no degree
2,05511.70%17.09%21.05%
Associate degree
7584.31%7.21%6.32%
Bachelor's degree
4,64926.46%19.53%15.54%
Bachelor's degree or higher
11,08963.11%33.19%24.40%
Graduate or professional degree
6,44036.65%13.66%8.86%
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Zip Code 02478 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported28,425100.00%--
Arab3701.30%0.73%0.42%
Czech700.25%0.21%0.59%
Danish920.32%0.22%0.50%
Dutch2831.00%0.60%1.58%
English2,7129.54%9.88%8.53%
French (except Basque)8643.04%6.96%2.90%
French Canadian7192.53%4.25%0.85%
German1,9656.91%5.16%14.93%
Greek7522.65%1.07%0.40%
Hungarian1560.55%0.25%0.49%
Irish5,99121.08%19.54%10.65%
Italian3,96613.95%11.77%5.47%
Lithuanian850.30%0.70%0.23%
Norwegian1490.52%0.49%1.56%
Polish7302.57%4.42%3.12%
Portuguese1310.46%3.83%0.41%
Russian8342.93%1.51%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5171.82%1.36%1.50%
Scottish7602.67%2.22%1.70%
Slovak390.14%0.09%0.28%
Subsaharan African260.09%1.10%0.62%
Swedish3821.34%1.63%1.39%
Swiss1500.53%0.14%0.32%
Ukrainian1210.43%0.31%0.31%
United States or American5922.08%3.35%7.18%
Welsh1920.68%0.32%0.61%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)920.32%1.11%0.65%
Other ancestries5,68520.00%16.76%31.89%
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Zip Code 02478 Economy

Zip Code 02478 Employment

GroupNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over19,274100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
8,80945.70%47.30%48.32%
Females 16 years and over
10,46554.30%52.70%51.68%
In labor force
13,03267.61%66.21%63.63%
Males in labor force
6,61350.74%51.89%53.52%
Females in labor force
6,41949.26%48.11%46.48%
Civilian labor force
13,00667.48%66.11%63.10%
Employed
12,70965.94%63.09%59.39%
Unemployed
2971.54%3.01%3.71%
Unemployment level
-2.28%4.55%5.84%
Armed Forces
260.13%0.11%0.53%
Not in labor force
6,24232.39%33.79%36.37%
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers9,81177.20%79.99%78.40%
Government workers1,76513.89%13.46%14.66%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0848.53%6.37%6.64%
Unpaid family workers490.39%0.18%0.31%
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Zip Code 02478 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations8,63067.90%41.08%33.60%
Service occupations9427.41%14.06%14.87%
Sales and office occupations2,35318.51%25.90%26.70%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations70.06%0.21%0.74%
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4253.34%7.46%9.47%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3522.77%11.28%14.63%
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Zip Code 02478 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining140.11%0.39%1.87%
Construction3833.01%5.50%6.80%
Manufacturing8806.92%12.82%14.09%
Wholesale trade2141.68%3.27%3.60%
Retail trade8016.30%11.17%11.73%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2772.18%4.17%5.19%
Information6505.11%3.75%3.08%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,1569.10%8.21%6.87%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,81122.12%11.56%9.28%
Educational, health and social services3,93230.94%23.75%19.92%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4223.32%6.77%7.86%
Other services (except public administration)5013.94%4.39%4.88%
Public administration6685.26%4.25%4.83%
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Zip Code 02478 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Households9,706100.00%2,444,588106,788,273
Less than $10,000
4254.38%8.78%9.86%
$10,000 to $14,999
3183.28%5.61%6.40%
$15,000 to $24,999
6036.21%10.15%12.89%
$25,000 to $34,999
6176.36%10.35%12.79%
$35,000 to $49,999
1,00010.30%14.53%16.44%
$50,000 to $74,999
1,57216.20%20.09%19.30%
$75,000 to $99,999
1,47015.15%12.79%10.14%
$100,000 to $149,999
1,88219.39%10.93%7.65%
$150,000 to $199,999
7727.95%3.30%2.18%
$200,000 or more
1,04710.79%3.46%2.35%
Median household income (dollars)$80,300.00-$55,837.45$39,349.33
Average household size2.45-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$32,775.51-$22,278.84$15,252.86
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Zip Code 02478 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over12,609100.00%100.00%100.00%
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
8,82770.01%73.81%75.65%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,2279.73%9.00%12.23%
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,51612.02%8.73%4.73%
Walked
1911.51%4.34%2.94%
Other means
1841.46%0.99%1.20%
Worked at home
6645.27%3.14%3.25%
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.4 minutes-26.9 minutes26.3 minutes
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Zip Code 02478 Housing

Zip Code 02478 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units9,962100.00 %2,621,986117,282,697
Occupied housing units
9,71497.51%93.20%91.00%
Owner-occupied housing units
5,90459.27%57.52%60.30%
Renter-occupied housing units
3,81038.25%35.68%30.70%
Vacant housing units
2482.49%6.80%9.00%
For seasonal or occasional use
440.44%3.58%3.06%
Homeowner vacancy rate0.50%-1.04%2.21%
Rental vacancy rate1.70%-4.18%7.86%
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.71-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.06-2.102.45
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Zip Code 02478 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units9,967100.00%--
1-unit, detached
4,65146.66%52.42%60.37%
1-unit, attached
2752.76%3.97%5.68%
2 units
3,49235.04%11.61%4.29%
3 or 4 units
9199.22%11.42%4.72%
5 to 9 units
730.73%5.95%4.66%
10 to 19 units
1091.09%4.34%3.99%
20 or more units
4364.37%9.34%8.59%
Mobile home
120.12%0.92%7.49%
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00%0.02%0.22%
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Zip Code 02478 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units9,967100.00%--
1 room
230.23%2.01%2.21%
2 rooms
1701.71%4.75%4.88%
3 rooms
4534.54%9.72%10.06%
4 rooms
8408.43%14.81%15.95%
5 rooms
2,15221.59%19.15%20.92%
6 rooms
1,90219.08%18.30%18.39%
7 rooms
1,58715.92%12.75%11.98%
8 rooms
1,28012.84%9.15%7.99%
9 or more rooms
1,56015.65%9.35%7.63%
Median (rooms)6.2-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units9,719100.00%--
1.00 or less
9,62699.04%90.54%85.63%
1.01 to 1.50
730.75%1.68%2.83%
1.51 or more
200.21%0.98%2.54%
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Zip Code 02478 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas4,60046.15%40.91%46.07%
Bottled, tank, or LP gas930.93%2.45%5.96%
Electricity5965.98%11.58%27.62%
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.4,38644.01%36.74%8.06%
Coal or coke00.00%0.10%0.12%
Wood00.00%0.74%1.51%
Solar energy00.00%0.02%0.05%
Other fuel290.29%0.41%0.35%
No fuel used150.15%0.25%1.25%
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Zip Code 02478 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units4,289100.00%--
Less than $50,000
130.30%0.68%10.14%
$50,000 to $99,999
00.00%8.86%30.62%
$100,000 to $149,999
70.16%23.37%23.60%
$150,000 to $199,999
862.01%23.03%14.50%
$200,000 to $299,999
4279.96%24.13%11.81%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,22251.81%14.36%6.42%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,43333.41%4.74%2.34%
$1,000,000 or more
1012.35%0.85%0.56%
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Zip Code 02478 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage2,69562.84%71.59%69.56%
Less than $300
00.00%0.08%0.50%
$300 to $499
00.00%1.23%3.97%
$500 to $699
260.61%3.81%8.97%
$700 to $999
932.17%11.76%17.28%
$1,000 to $1,499
3257.58%26.30%20.91%
$1,500 to $1,999
49011.42%15.82%9.93%
$2,000 or more
1,76141.06%12.59%7.99%
Not mortgaged1,59437.16%28.41%30.44%
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,62237.82%33.42%36.58%
15 to 19 percent64915.13%18.03%17.40%
20 to 24 percent47611.10%15.04%13.85%
25 to 29 percent4049.42%10.27%9.40%
30 to 34 percent2776.46%6.44%6.01%
35 percent or more82019.12%16.23%15.91%
Not computed410.96%0.56%0.85%
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Zip Code 02478 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units3,808100.00%100.00%100.00%
Less than $200
681.79%7.07%5.40%
$200 to $299
782.05%5.96%5.26%
$300 to $499
1243.26%14.12%22.00%
$500 to $749
2937.69%28.69%33.46%
$750 to $999
76019.96%21.80%17.03%
$1,000 to $1,499
1,61542.41%13.95%8.60%
$1,500 or more
69718.30%4.85%2.89%
No cash rent
1734.54%3.56%5.35%
Median (dollars)1,14129.96%38.22%44.00%
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent86222.64%18.93%18.07%
15 to 19 percent70718.57%14.23%14.26%
20 to 24 percent55714.63%12.52%12.73%
25 to 29 percent3719.74%11.79%10.37%
30 to 34 percent1564.10%7.72%7.32%
35 percent or more95725.13%28.63%29.47%
Not computed1985.20%6.18%7.77%

Zip Code 02478 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMassachusetts Avg.National Avg.
None6396.41%11.86%9.57%
13,82438.37%34.47%31.22%
24,26342.77%35.15%34.76%
3 or more9939.96%11.71%15.45%
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