02478

  1. Legal Resources for the 02478 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 02478 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  4. Employment Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  5. Family Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  6. Education Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  7. Business Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  8. Public Benefits Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  9. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 02478 Zip Code
  10. Cities for the 02478 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 02478 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 02478 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 24,158
  • Land Area (2000): 12.071 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.117 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 781
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Houses (2000): 9,962


Employment Information for the 02478 Zip Code

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Employment (2003): 5,101
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $165,832,000 / $38,466,000

Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 02478 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 10,788 55.97%
15-35 hours 2,437 12.64%
1-14 hours 785 4.07%
No regular hours 5,264 27.31%

Time Left For Work for the 02478 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 105 0.88%
5 AM-5:29 AM 51 0.43%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 174 1.46%
6 AM-6:29 AM 496 4.15%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 758 6.35%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,748 14.63%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,201 18.43%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,494 20.88%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,572 13.16%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,045 8.75%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 318 2.66%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 206 1.72%
Noon-3:59 PM 440 3.68%
4 PM-11:59 PM 337 2.82%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 02478 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 171 1.43%
5-9 916 7.67%
10-14 1,312 10.98%
15-19 1,543 12.92%
20-24 2,022 16.93%
25-29 1,064 8.91%
30-34 2,263 18.95%
35-39 439 3.68%
40-44 623 5.22%
45-59 961 8.05%
60-89 465 3.89%
At least 90 166 1.39%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 02478 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 275 2.30% 6,753 56.53%
30-44 544 4.55% 2,781 23.28%
45-59 436 3.65% 525 4.40%
At least 60 261 2.19% 370 3.10%

Type Of Commute for the 02478 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 102 0.81%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,227 9.73%
 Car / truck / van, solo 8,827 70.01%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 82 0.65%
 Public transportation 1,516 12.02%
 Walked 191 1.51%
 Worked at home 664 5.27%



Family Information for the 02478 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 3,045
People at same address in 1995: 14,090

Household Income in 1999 for the 02478 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 425 4.38%
$10,000-$14,999 318 3.28%
$15,000-$19,999 314 3.24%
$20,000-$24,999 289 2.98%
$25,000-$29,999 322 3.32%
$30,000-$34,999 295 3.04%
$35,000-$39,999 297 3.06%
$40,000-$44,999 280 2.88%
$45,000-$49,999 423 4.36%
$50,000-$59,999 609 6.27%
$60,000-$74,999 963 9.92%
$75,000-$99,999 1,470 15.15%
$100,000-$124,999 1,119 11.53%
$125,000-$149,999 763 7.86%
$150,000-$199,999 772 7.95%
$200,000 or more 1,047 10.79%

Household Type for the 02478 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,520 25.94%
 Family, 2 people 2,731 28.11%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 614 6.32%
 Family, 3 people 1,582 16.29%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 100 1.03%
 Family, 4 people 1,451 14.94%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 27 0.28%
 Family, 5 people 515 5.30%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 5 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 116 1.19%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 2 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 50 0.51%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Household Income Type for the 02478 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 7,932 27.47%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 6,204 21.49%
Public Assistance 90 0.31%
Retirement 1,583 5.48%
Self Employment 1,828 6.33%
Social Security 2,647 9.17%
Supplemental Security 170 0.59%
Wage / Salary 7,525 26.06%
Other 893 3.09%

Family Type for the 02478 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,783 51.63%
 With children under 18 2,607 48.37%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 02478 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 370 4.13%
 Married 5,668 63.24%
 Never Married 2,703 30.16%
 Widowed 221 2.47%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 02478 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 759 7.13%
 Married 5,714 53.69%
 Never Married 3,067 28.82%
 Widowed 1,103 10.36%



Education Information for the 02478 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 02478 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 420 2.25%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 720 3.85%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,934 15.70%
 Some college, no degree 2,404 12.86%
 Associate degree 783 4.19%
 Bachelors degree 4,978 26.64%
 Graduate or professional degree 6,450 34.51%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 02478 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 153 0.63% 482 2.00% 635 2.63%
Kindergarten 242 1.00% 16 0.07% 258 1.07%
Grades 1-4 1,081 4.47% 92 0.38% 1,173 4.86%
Grades 5-8 1,158 4.79% 273 1.13% 1,431 5.92%
Grades 9-12 1,028 4.26% 230 0.95% 1,258 5.21%
Undergrad college 302 1.25% 453 1.88% 755 3.13%
Graduate or professional school 173 0.72% 519 2.15% 692 2.86%
Total 4,137 17.12% 2,065 8.55% 6,202 25.67%



Business Information for the 02478 Zip Code

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Number of Businesses (2003): 526


Public Benefits Information for the 02478 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 02478 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 22,811 95.57%
 Below Poverty Level 1,058 4.43%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 02478 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 02478 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,978 12.33%
10-19 Years 2,826 11.70%
20-29 Years 2,188 9.06%
30-39 Years 3,909 16.18%
40-49 Years 4,113 17.03%
50-59 Years 3,098 12.82%
60-69 Years 1,969 8.15%
70-79 Years 1,790 7.41%
80-89 Years 1,055 4.37%
90+ Years 232 0.96%

Population - Male/Female for the 02478 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 11,277 46.68%
 Female 12,881 53.32%

Population By Ethnicity for the 02478 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 21,696 89.81%
 Asian 1,380 5.71%
 Hispanic/Latino 440 1.82%
 Multiracial 307 1.27%
 African-American 260 1.08%
 Other Race 49 0.20%
 Amerindian 25 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.00%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 02478 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 5,979 23.35%
2. Italian 3,966 15.49%
3. English 2,712 10.59%
4. German 1,965 7.67%
5. Armenian 1,165 4.55%
6. French Non-Basque 846 3.30%
7. Russian 834 3.26%
8. Scottish 760 2.97%
9. Greek 752 2.94%
10. Polish 730 2.85%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 02478 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 18,213 80.09%
2. Armenian 553 2.43%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 485 2.13%
4. Greek 485 2.13%
5. French 470 2.07%
6. Chinese 445 1.96%
7. Italian 354 1.56%
8. Russian 223 0.98%
9. Japanese 198 0.87%
10. Arabic 185 0.81%

Citizen Type for the 02478 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 20,605 85.24%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,907 7.89%
 Not a citizen 1,661 6.87%



Cities for the 02478 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Belmont