Overall Health Index

People Index

53

96.8% of the residents in 02451 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 22,812 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02451.

Hospital Index

64

The average hospital rating near 02451 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

69

Residents in 02451 travel 6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

53

96.8% of the residents in 02451 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 22,812 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02451.

Hospital Index

64

The average hospital rating near 02451 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

69

Residents in 02451 travel 6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 02451 - Waltham, MA

The Overall Health Index in 02451 - Waltham, MA is 91, ranking 2,976 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 18,130 residents live in 02451 - Waltham, MA with a median age of 37.6 years. 15.5 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 15.8 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 46.4 percent of the residents in 02451 is currently married, and 35.3 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 27.7 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 23.7 percent of the population living in 02451 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 02451 is $7,613. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 02451 - Waltham, MA is approximately $1,705. That means the residents typically spend about 22.4 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

84.2 percent of the population in 02451 - Waltham, MA drive to work alone. 7.4 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 59.9 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 7.7 percent of the residents in 02451 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.47 members with about 1.68 cars available per household. Approximately 8 percent of the households in 02451 - Waltham, Massachusetts do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

29 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 81.1 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 02451 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.6 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 02451 - Waltham, MA would have to travel an average of 4.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Newton-Wellesley Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 22,812 physicians accessible to residents who live in 02451 - Waltham, MA.

Gender Ratio in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Gender (%)02451MAUSA
Male4948.549.3
Female5151.550.7

Racial Makeup in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Race (%)02451MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White72.178.973
Non-Hispanic Black67.412.7
Asian14.76.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.20.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race14.14.9
Two or More Races2.23.94.4

Median Income in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Income (%)02451MAUSA
Under $25,0009.213.516.9
$25,000 to $49,99912.314.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99911.614.718.3
$75,000 to $99,99911.913.213.7
$100,000 and More5543.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Livability02451MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)7,6136,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)1,7051,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)22.423.221.9

Education in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Education Level(%)02451MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education2.44.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma35.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent232527.5
Some College, No Degree13.416.121
Associate's Degree6.97.78.2
Bachelor's Degree27.722.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree23.718.211.4

People Index

People Index in 02451

53

The People Index in 02451 is 53, ranking 15,506 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 02451 - Waltham, MA

An estimate of 96.8 percent of all residents in 02451 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 02451 - Waltham, MA who have health insurance is 96.8 percent. 10.2 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 60.5 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 6.2 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 98 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 98 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Insurance Type (%)02451MAUSA
No Insurance3.2312.2
Public Insurance293533
Private Insurance81.174.366.7

Insurance Types in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Insurance Type (%)02451MAUSA
Employer Insurance60.554.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance6.25.46.2
Medicare3.83.54.6
Medicaid10.215.914.2
TRICARE0.61.12.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Income (%)02451MAUSA
Under $25,000989582
$25,000 to $49,999929584
$50,000 to $74,999989688
$75,000 to $99,999979791
$100,000 and More989893

Types of Insurance by Income in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00025761
$25,000 to $49,99984769
$50,000 to $74,99923584
$75,000 to $99,99933177
$100,000 and More21888

Insurance Rate by Age in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)02451MAUSA
Under 181009994
Adults (18-64 years)969684
Seniors (65+ years)10010099

Residents with Disabilities in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Disability Type02451MAUSA
Any Disability9.711.612.5
Hearing Disability3.93.33.5
Vision Disability1.93.33.5
Cognitive Disability1.11.21.3
Ambulatory Disability4.967
Self-Care Disability10.90.9
Independent Living Disability5.65.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 02451

99

The Provider Index in 02451 - Waltham, MA is 99, ranking 330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 02451 - Waltham, MA

For the 2,814 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 2,538 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 02451 - Waltham, MA. An estimate of 121 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,868 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius02451MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents746238
Dentists per 10,000 residents13128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18413316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65624928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 02451

64

The Hospital Index in 02451 - Waltham, MA is 64, ranking 11,865 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 02451 - Waltham, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Newton0Wellesley Hospital55/5
Mount Auburn Hospital74/5
Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center74/5
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center73/5
Average Hospital64/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 02451

69

The Travel Index in 02451 - Waltham, MA is 69, ranking 10,218 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 02451 - Waltham, MA

14.5 percent of residents in 02451 - Waltham, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.68 cars per household in 02451 - Waltham, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.47 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 6 miles. 02451 - Waltham, MA ranks 3,935 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Newton0Wellesley Hospital with a distance of 5 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)02451MAUSA
No Cars812.38.7
1 Car3835.432.9
2 Cars3936.537.3
3 Cars1111.214.1
4 or More Cars54.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Travel Method (%)02451MAUSA
Driving Solo75.97176.6
Driving with One Person667.1
Driving with Two People0.40.91.3
Driving with Three People0.90.30.5
Bus4.53.42.5
Taxi0.40.20.1
Train2.54.41.8
Walk2.14.82.7
Bicycle0.50.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 02451 - Waltham, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Newton0Wellesley Hospital5
Mount Auburn Hospital7
Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center7

Work Travel Time in 02451 - Waltham, MA

Average Travel Time02451MAUSA
Less than 10 min.9.820.423.3
10 to 14 min.15.613.215.3
15 to 19 min.14.41314.6
20 to 24 min.13.95.96.4
25 to 29 min.6.214.113.7
30 to 34 min.14.53.32.9
35 to 44 min.8.415.312
45 to 59 min.9.59.26.2
60 or more min.7.73.22.7
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