Overall Health Index

People Index

24

97.4% of the residents in 02452 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 22,957 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02452.

Hospital Index

66

The average hospital rating near 02452 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

67

Residents in 02452 travel 5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

24

97.4% of the residents in 02452 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 22,957 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02452.

Hospital Index

66

The average hospital rating near 02452 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

67

Residents in 02452 travel 5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 02452 - Waltham, MA

The Overall Health Index in 02452 - Waltham, MA is 81, ranking 6,602 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 15,295 residents live in 02452 - Waltham, MA with a median age of 32.8 years. 11 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 35 percent of the residents in 02452 is currently married, and 52.2 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 25.9 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 24.6 percent of the population living in 02452 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 02452 is $6,940. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 02452 - Waltham, MA is approximately $1,645. That means the residents typically spend about 23.7 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

76.5 percent of the population in 02452 - Waltham, MA drive to work alone. 6.2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 60.1 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 5.1 percent of the residents in 02452 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 3.04 members with about 1.59 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 02452 - 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.

26 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 83.8 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 02452 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 02452 - Waltham, MA would have to travel an average of 4.5 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Newton-Wellesley Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 22,957 physicians accessible to residents who live in 02452 - Waltham, MA.

Gender Ratio in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Gender (%)02452MAUSA
Male4848.549.3
Female5251.550.7

Racial Makeup in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Race (%)02452MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White75.278.973
Non-Hispanic Black7.17.412.7
Asian11.36.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.50.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.54.14.9
Two or More Races3.13.94.4

Median Income in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Income (%)02452MAUSA
Under $25,000813.516.9
$25,000 to $49,99911.314.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99915.714.718.3
$75,000 to $99,99912.413.213.7
$100,000 and More52.543.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Livability02452MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,9406,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)1,6451,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)23.723.221.9

Education in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Education Level(%)02452MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.74.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma4.75.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent21.12527.5
Some College, No Degree13.416.121
Associate's Degree6.57.78.2
Bachelor's Degree25.922.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree24.618.211.4

People Index

People Index in 02452

24

The People Index in 02452 is 24, ranking 25,402 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 02452 - Waltham, MA

An estimate of 97.4 percent of all residents in 02452 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 02452 - Waltham, MA who have health insurance is 97.4 percent. 7.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 55 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 13.2 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 94 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 02452 - Waltham, MA

Insurance Type (%)02452MAUSA
No Insurance2.6312.2
Public Insurance263533
Private Insurance83.874.366.7

Insurance Types in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Insurance Type (%)02452MAUSA
Employer Insurance5554.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance13.25.46.2
Medicare3.23.54.6
Medicaid7.415.914.2
TRICARE0.51.12.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Income (%)02452MAUSA
Under $25,000989582
$25,000 to $49,999939584
$50,000 to $74,999949688
$75,000 to $99,999999791
$100,000 and More989893

Types of Insurance by Income in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00027348
$25,000 to $49,99974972
$50,000 to $74,99964079
$75,000 to $99,99912691
$100,000 and More21890

Insurance Rate by Age in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)02452MAUSA
Under 18999994
Adults (18-64 years)969684
Seniors (65+ years)97.410099

Residents with Disabilities in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Disability Type02452MAUSA
Any Disability10.511.612.5
Hearing Disability2.83.33.5
Vision Disability1.73.33.5
Cognitive Disability1.51.21.3
Ambulatory Disability4.967
Self-Care Disability1.20.90.9
Independent Living Disability5.25.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 02452

99

The Provider Index in 02452 - Waltham, MA is 99, ranking 330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 02452 - Waltham, MA

For the 1,689 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 2,553 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 02452 - Waltham, MA. An estimate of 121 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,134 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius02452MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents736238
Dentists per 10,000 residents13128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18403316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65604928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 02452

66

The Hospital Index in 02452 - Waltham, MA is 66, ranking 11,208 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 02452 - Waltham, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Newton0Wellesley Hospital55/5
Mount Auburn Hospital54/5
Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center54/5
CHA Cambridge Hospital63/5
Average Hospital54/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 02452

67

The Travel Index in 02452 - Waltham, MA is 67, ranking 10,882 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 02452 - Waltham, MA

16.6 percent of residents in 02452 - Waltham, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.59 cars per household in 02452 - Waltham, MA with an approximate average household size of 3.04 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 5 miles. 02452 - Waltham, MA ranks 2,944 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 02452 - Waltham, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)02452MAUSA
No Cars512.38.7
1 Car4635.432.9
2 Cars3836.537.3
3 Cars711.214.1
4 or More Cars34.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Travel Method (%)02452MAUSA
Driving Solo72.57176.6
Driving with One Person3.867.1
Driving with Two People0.30.91.3
Driving with Three People00.30.5
Bus1.93.42.5
Taxi0.10.20.1
Train1.74.41.8
Walk10.64.82.7
Bicycle0.70.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 02452 - Waltham, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Newton0Wellesley Hospital5
Mount Auburn Hospital5
Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center5

Work Travel Time in 02452 - Waltham, MA

Average Travel Time02452MAUSA
Less than 10 min.9.620.423.3
10 to 14 min.13.813.215.3
15 to 19 min.18.51314.6
20 to 24 min.12.55.96.4
25 to 29 min.5.714.113.7
30 to 34 min.16.63.32.9
35 to 44 min.7.715.312
45 to 59 min.10.49.26.2
60 or more min.5.13.22.7
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