Overall Health Index

People Index

58

98% of the residents in 02478 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 23,257 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02478.

Hospital Index

39

The average hospital rating near 02478 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

79

Residents in 02478 travel 4 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

58

98% of the residents in 02478 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 23,257 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02478.

Hospital Index

39

The average hospital rating near 02478 is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

79

Residents in 02478 travel 4 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 02478 - Belmont, MA

The Overall Health Index in 02478 - Belmont, MA is 88, ranking 3,996 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 25,548 residents live in 02478 - Belmont, MA with a median age of 42.4 years. 24.7 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 16 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 58.9 percent of the residents in 02478 is currently married, and 28 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 28.1 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 45.3 percent of the population living in 02478 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 02478 is $9,507. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 02478 - Belmont, MA is approximately $1,933. That means the residents typically spend about 20.3 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

71.7 percent of the population in 02478 - Belmont, MA drive to work alone. 14.2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 47.9 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 7.5 percent of the residents in 02478 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.63 members with about 1.61 cars available per household. Approximately 6 percent of the households in 02478 - Belmont, 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.

22.7 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 87.9 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 02478 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.4 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 02478 - Belmont, MA would have to travel an average of 2.7 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Mount Auburn Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 23,257 physicians accessible to residents who live in 02478 - Belmont, MA.

Gender Ratio in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Gender (%)02478MAUSA
Male4748.549.3
Female5351.550.7

Racial Makeup in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Race (%)02478MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White81.178.973
Non-Hispanic Black1.87.412.7
Asian146.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.20.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.24.14.9
Two or More Races2.23.94.4

Median Income in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Income (%)02478MAUSA
Under $25,0005.913.516.9
$25,000 to $49,999814.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99911.514.718.3
$75,000 to $99,9998.713.213.7
$100,000 and More66.143.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Livability02478MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)9,5076,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)1,9331,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)20.323.221.9

Education in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Education Level(%)02478MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.54.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma1.55.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent8.72527.5
Some College, No Degree1016.121
Associate's Degree4.97.78.2
Bachelor's Degree28.122.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree45.318.211.4

People Index

People Index in 02478

58

The People Index in 02478 is 58, ranking 13,856 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 02478 - Belmont, MA

An estimate of 98 percent of all residents in 02478 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 02478 - Belmont, MA who have health insurance is 98 percent. 5.3 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 67.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 6.5 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 97 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 02478 - Belmont, MA

Insurance Type (%)02478MAUSA
No Insurance2312.2
Public Insurance22.73533
Private Insurance87.974.366.7

Insurance Types in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Insurance Type (%)02478MAUSA
Employer Insurance67.154.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance6.55.46.2
Medicare3.53.54.6
Medicaid5.315.914.2
TRICARE0.41.12.7
VA00.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Income (%)02478MAUSA
Under $25,000979582
$25,000 to $49,999969584
$50,000 to $74,999949688
$75,000 to $99,999979791
$100,000 and More999893

Types of Insurance by Income in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00036550
$25,000 to $49,99946066
$50,000 to $74,99963579
$75,000 to $99,99932687
$100,000 and More11296

Insurance Rate by Age in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)02478MAUSA
Under 181009994
Adults (18-64 years)979684
Seniors (65+ years)98.610099

Residents with Disabilities in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Disability Type02478MAUSA
Any Disability7.111.612.5
Hearing Disability2.33.33.5
Vision Disability0.93.33.5
Cognitive Disability0.51.21.3
Ambulatory Disability3.467
Self-Care Disability0.40.90.9
Independent Living Disability3.95.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 02478

99

The Provider Index in 02478 - Belmont, MA is 99, ranking 330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 02478 - Belmont, MA

For the 6,321 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 2,571 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 02478 - Belmont, MA. An estimate of 123 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 4,075 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius02478MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents736238
Dentists per 10,000 residents13128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18403316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65594928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 02478

39

The Hospital Index in 02478 - Belmont, MA is 39, ranking 20,114 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 02478 - Belmont, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Mount Auburn Hospital34/5
Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center44/5
CHA Cambridge Hospital43/5
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center53/5
Average Hospital43.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 02478

79

The Travel Index in 02478 - Belmont, MA is 79, ranking 6,910 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 02478 - Belmont, MA

19.6 percent of residents in 02478 - Belmont, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.61 cars per household in 02478 - Belmont, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.63 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4 miles. 02478 - Belmont, MA ranks 2,002 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Mount Auburn Hospital with a distance of 3 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)02478MAUSA
No Cars612.38.7
1 Car3935.432.9
2 Cars4436.537.3
3 Cars811.214.1
4 or More Cars24.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Travel Method (%)02478MAUSA
Driving Solo61.97176.6
Driving with One Person6.767.1
Driving with Two People0.30.91.3
Driving with Three People0.20.30.5
Bus7.63.42.5
Taxi0.40.20.1
Train74.41.8
Walk2.44.82.7
Bicycle1.90.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 02478 - Belmont, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Mount Auburn Hospital3
Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center4
CHA Cambridge Hospital4

Work Travel Time in 02478 - Belmont, MA

Average Travel Time02478MAUSA
Less than 10 min.6.320.423.3
10 to 14 min.10.313.215.3
15 to 19 min.10.51314.6
20 to 24 min.13.35.96.4
25 to 29 min.7.514.113.7
30 to 34 min.19.63.32.9
35 to 44 min.11.315.312
45 to 59 min.13.79.26.2
60 or more min.7.53.22.7
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