02492 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Needham, MA (99.87%), Wellesley, MA (0.13%)
County: Norfolk County, MA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 20,131
Zip code population in 2010: 19,931
Zip code population in 2000: 19,917

Houses and condos: 7,241
Renter-occupied apartments: 885
% of renters here:

13%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 02492: 133.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 9.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,113 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.0% ($6,839)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($3,955)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,981 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,537 (1.1%)

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Males: 9,945  (49.4%)
Females: 10,186  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 02492:

For population 15 years and over in 02492:

Zip code 02492 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02492

  • Zip code 02492 races chart
    • 17,992White population
    • 174Black population
    • 8American Indian population
    • 1,034Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 28Some other race population
    • 273Two or more races population
    • 420Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 19,296
Rural population: 834

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $678,500
02492:

$678,500
Massachusetts:

$327,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.9 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02492, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $237,255 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$237,255
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $163,954 (reported on 79.0% of returns)
Here:

$163,954
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.7% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $5,354 (reported on 69.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$5,354
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $17,187 (reported on 59.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,187
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$66,301 (reported on 52.2% of returns)
Here:

+$66,301
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$45,394 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

+$45,394
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $30,646 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
02492:

$30,646
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $25,683 (reported on 5.8% of returns)
02492:

$25,683
Massachusetts:

$20,669
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $52,542 (15% of AGI, reported on 65.7% of returns)
Here:

$52,542
State:

$28,907

Here:

15.2% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 28.5% for AGIs below $25k, 23.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $9,969 (reported on 59.9% of returns)
Here:

$9,969
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $26,743 (reported on 65.6% of returns)
02492:

$26,743
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,432 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,432
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02492, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $136,990 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$136,990
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $113,408 (reported on 75.0% of returns)
Here:

$113,408
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 128.4% for AGIs below $10k, 52.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,359 (reported on 77.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,359
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.7% for AGIs below $10k, 7.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $8,462 (reported on 62.1% of returns)
Here:

$8,462
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$32,930 (reported on 54.0% of returns)
Here:

+$32,930
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -10.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$35,371 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

+$35,371
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 7.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,301 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
02492:

$3,301
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $17,450 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,450
Massachusetts:

$14,516
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $34,638 (16% of AGI, reported on 58.8% of returns)
Here:

$34,638
State:

$22,573

Here:

16.0% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 48.0% for AGIs below $10k, 28.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 22.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,378 (2% of AGI, reported on 55.5% of returns)
Here:

$5,378
State:

$3,295

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $33,399 (reported on 81.8% of returns)
02492:

$33,399
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,139 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,139
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.3%
Here:

62%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 56.2% for AGIs below $10k, 57.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$137,839
Massachusetts:

$66,768
Needham, MA (02492) map Nearest zip codes: 02494, 02457, 02464, 02481, 02462, 02468.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.5%
Massachusetts:

48.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 104
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,928


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 228 (210 now married, 18 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,978 (2,324 now married, 1,654 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02492 with a mortgage: 4,406 (126 second mortgage, 1,277 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,741

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $3,358
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S994

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

3.2%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.1
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 02492: Needham Center Station (A), Needham Junction Station (B), Hersey Station (C), Needham Disposal Area (D), Needham Golf Course (E), Broadmeadow Elementary School Library (F), Newman Elementary School Library (G), Needham Historical Society Library (H), Needham Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (I), Glover Memorial Hospital Medical Library (J), Needham Townhall (K), Needham Free Public Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 02492 include: Unitarian First Parish Church (A), Saint Bartholomew Church (B), Needham Congregational Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Good Shepherd Christian Church (E), First Church of Christ (F), First Baptist Church (G), Cornerstone Assembly of God Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Sabrina Lake (A), Needham Reservoir (B), Rosemary Lake (C), Charles River Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alder Brook (A), Rock Meadow Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 02492 include: Cutler Park (1), McIntosh Corner Historic District (2), Memorial Park (3), Claxton Field (4), DeFazio Park (5), Needham Town Hall Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 132010 or later
  • 7272000 to 2009
  • 3141990 to 1999
  • 6151980 to 1989
  • 5971970 to 1979
  • 8611960 to 1969
  • 1,4461950 to 1959
  • 6921940 to 1949
  • 1,9761939 or earlier

Zip code 02492 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Needham, MA (02492)

  • 21no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 5022 bedrooms
  • 1,8883 bedrooms
  • 2,4864 bedrooms
  • 1,1475+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Needham, MA (02492)

  • 177no bedroom
  • 2831 bedroom
  • 2812 bedrooms
  • 1193 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Needham, MA (02492) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 120no vehicle
  • 1,2691 vehicle
  • 3,6382 vehicles
  • 7523 vehicles
  • 2944 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Needham, MA (02492) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 169no vehicle
  • 5521 vehicle
  • 1642 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $920.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $678,500
02492:

$678,500
Massachusetts:

$327,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $541,000 - $921,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $827,365
Here:

$827,365
State:

$401,982

Townhouses or other attached units: $572,885
Here:

$572,885
State:

$361,981

In 2-unit structures: $477,212
Here:

$477,212
State:

$330,410

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $283,000
Here:

$283,000
State:

$330,502

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 4.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 38.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,448

Size of family households: 2,175 2-persons, 916 3-persons, 1,501 4-persons, 707 5-persons, 146 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,472 1-person, 104 2-persons

4,982 married couples with children.
452 single-parent households (7 men, 445 women).

86.7% of residents of 02492 zip code speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% very well, 12% well, 3% not well).
8.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% very well, 13% well, 5% not well, 1% not at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% very well, 25% well, 13% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (79% very well, 21% well).

Foreign born population: 2,229 (11.1%)
(77.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

11.1%
Whole state:

15.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 10%Iran
  • 8%Russia
  • 6%Pakistan
  • 6%Canada
  • 5%India
  • 5%Korea
  • 5%Ireland

Most common first ancestries reported in 02492 (%)

  • 22%Irish
  • 17%Other groups
  • 9%Italian
  • 7%English
  • 7%Russian
  • 5%German
  • 4%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 612010 or later
  • 5332000 to 2009
  • 7121990 to 1999
  • 1,321Before 1990

Zip code 02492 topographic map

There are 269 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02492.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 02492 marital status for males
Zip code 02492 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 46%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 43%Utility gas
  • 9%Electricity
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%Wood

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


74% of the 02492 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

94% of the 02492 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 678
Here:

25.0%
Massachusetts:

9.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 268
Here:

20.9%
Massachusetts:

10.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 710
Here:

69.6%
Massachusetts:

45.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 180,563Legal occupations
  • 161,146Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 121,580Management occupations
  • 99,150Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 96,198Business and financial operations occupations
  • 84,107Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (NEEDHAM, MA):

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 314 people in college/university student housing
  • 184 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 433 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$471,354412$490,0512,306$370,71953$318,23320$386,805
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$028$515,335124$361,4379$320,2733$196,343
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$363,13437$412,137203$416,9775$251,28211$259,338
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$499,49353$522,634226$394,6477$430,8639$263,603
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$011$604,35359$395,7671$438,6004$535,505

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4031.00 , 4032.00, 4033.00, 4034.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$343,3048$332,683
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$478,9901$343,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$748,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$417,9900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$710,7900$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4031.00 , 4032.00, 4033.00, 4034.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 02492 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7084.5 years
John5380.7 years
Robert4679.4 years
Helen4490.3 years
William4083.3 years
Elizabeth3687.1 years
Margaret3687.3 years
Ruth3487.2 years
Richard2877.1 years
Joseph2580.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 02492 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1183.7 years
Murphy1079.2 years
Sullivan978.6 years
Flynn880.5 years
Roberts878.4 years
Allen774.7 years
Mccarthy781.1 years
Mahoney684.6 years
Anderson683.2 years
Casey675.2 years
Businesses in zip code 02492
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
Domino's Pizza1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS1
FedEx5Walgreens1
GNC1YMCA1

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