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Population in zip code 02478 is 24,691 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.18 | Zip Code 02478 land area is 4.6468 sq. miles | Population density is 5,313.55 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 02478

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 40.8
Median Age - Male 39.5
Median Age - Female 41.6

Median age of zip code 02478 is 1.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 9.7% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 02478 is 2.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 10.3% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 02478 median age is 1.2% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 8.1% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 02478

White population 20725
African American population 356
Asian population 2861
American Indian and Alaska Native population 32
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 19
Other population 242

Region of Birth

Zip Code 02478 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 1.5% Czech 0.3%
Danish 0.4% Dutch 1.2%
English 11.2% French No Basque 3.6%
French Canadian 3% German 8.1%
Greek 3.1% Hungarian 0.6%
Irish 24.8% Italian 16.4%
Lithuanian 0.4% Norwegian 0.6%
Polish 3% Portuguese 0.5%
Russian 3.5% Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Scottish 3.1% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 1.6%
Swiss 0.6% Ukrainian 0.5%
USA 2.4% Welsh 0.8%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.4% Other Ancestries 23.5%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 02478

Family Type Distribution
Total families 6677
Married couples 83.97%
Other couples 16.03%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 02478

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.52% 13.84%
$30,000 and $50,000 6.05% 8.79%
$50,000 and $100,000 22.44% 24.74%
$100,000 and $200,000 37.94% 33.52%
$200,000 or more 25.06% 19.1%

Household language in zip code 02478

English language 70.78%
Spanish language 4.39%
Other European language 14.79%
Asian language 8.8%
Other language 1.24%

Population by housing unit in zip code 02478

Total Occupied housing units 9501
Detached housing units 46.1%
Attached housing units 4.05%
2 units 33.53%
3 - 4 units 9.65%
5 - 9 units 1.52%
10 - 19 units 1.14%
20 - 49 units 1.76%
50 or more units 2.16%
Mobile homes 0.09%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 02478

Use car, track or Van 73.17%
Use public transportation 13.82%
Use Motorcycle 0.36%
Use bicycle 1.3%
Walk to work 2.73%
Work at home 8.61%

School attendance in zip code 02478

Attent Preschool programs 4.59%
Attend Public School 16.61%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.39%
Attent graduate studies 3.51%
Not enrolled in school 71.89%

Highest school attainment in zip code 02478

Less then 9th grade 2.72%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 2.55%
High school diploma 16.08%
Some college, no degree 18.33%
Associate degree 7.06%
Bachelor's degree 43.98%
Graduate or professional degree 9.28%

Real Estate in zip code 02478

Housing occupied 95.02%
Housing vacant 4.98%
Housing occupied by owner 62.87%
Housing occupied by tenant 37.13%
Total Rented Units 3528
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,418
Median Gross Rent $1,605
Median Home Value $632,100

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 02478 median gross rent is 13.19% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 02478

Studio $1,310
1 Bedroom $1,390
2 Bedrooms $1,630
3 Bedrooms $1,950
4 Bedrooms $2,140
AVERAGE RENT $1,684

Average rent in zip code 02478 ($1,684.00) is 0.3% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 80% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 02478 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 0.3% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 0.3% higher, two bedroom rent is 0.2% higher, three bedroom rent is 0.3% higher, four bedroom rent is 0.2% higher.

Housing units in zip code 02478

Total housing units 9999
Detached housing units 45.23%
Attached housing units 4.07%
2 units 34.07%
3 - 4 units 10%
5 - 9 units 1.44%
10 - 19 units 1.37%
20 - 49 units 1.67%
50 or more units 2.05%
Mobile homes 0.09%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 02478

Total Real Estate Taxes $47,183,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $29,313,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $17,869,800

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