"The Best Zip Codes" Inside Route 495

Real Estate Sales Representative with Coldwell Banker 115610

Readers of 3/16/08 Boston Globe Magazine read that in 25 of 200 zipcodes within 495 prices of Single Family homes have kept or increased value. Among the Top 25 were: Brookline(02445,02446), Weston (02493), Wellesley(02481,02482), Newton(02459,02461),Wayland (01778). These towns also had many residents who have college degrees, give to charities, and use public transportation to get to work. In addition, there is racial diversity in these towns, as well as a variety of restaurants and retail stores. The sources for this story were The Warren Group, Claritas, US Census Bureau, and the IRS. Another excellent source for comprehensive demographic information is the Massachusetts web site, www.ma.gov

Debbie Toppan

Coldwell Banker



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