Newton (zip 02461), Massachusetts 

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Population

7,214

+2.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.3%

Median Income

$131,125

Median Home Price

$1,010,600

Boston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Newton (zip 02461), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 02461 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Newton, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Newton
Zip Codes: Newton (zip 02461)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Newton (zip 02461) is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newton (zip 02461) jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Newton (zip 02461)'s cost of living is 110.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Newton (zip 02461)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Newton (zip 02461)'s population is 7,214 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Newton (zip 02461) is Real Estate: $1,010,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.

SCHOOLS
Newton (zip 02461) public schools spend $17,457 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Newton (zip 02461). More Education



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Housing Market in Newton

It's a good time to buy in Newton. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Newton is $1,010,600.

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