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ZIP Code 02540

Primary City:Falmouth, MA (View All Cities)
County: Barnstable County
Timezone: Eastern (3:35am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.57, -70.63
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02540. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 02540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02540, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Falmouth, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02540 is located in southeast Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02540 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02540 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,221
Population Density 767 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,605
Median Home Value $491,900
Land Area 10.71 sq mi
Water Area 1.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,112
Median Household Income $59,858

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 57Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 59

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male120145157156124151135137194227288298338325258252194174
Female132137146182144140142143209299317353433413335315305403
Total252282303338268291277280403526605651771738593567499577

Gender

 Male 3,673 45%
 Female 4,548 55%
Gender

Race

 White 7,653 93.1%
 Black Or African American 138 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.5%
 Asian 128 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 103 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 152 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner552168396641658524209
Renter61226190261226183187125
Total66278358657867841711334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,704 41%
 Single Guardian 414 10%
 Singles 1,759 43%
 Singles With Roommate 235 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,488 85%
 Households with Kids 624 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2333192731312131312623383238362936282722
Female2726292328302031283331293023354633472127
Total5059485059614162595954676261717569754849

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02540 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 02540 real estate data, the median home value of $491,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02540 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,834 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 338 4.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 19 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,426 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,227 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,459 22%
 Households Vacant 2,493 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 4.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.5%
 For Sale Only 54 2.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,220 89.0%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 2.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 96 7%
 1 Bedroom 636 48%
 2 Bedroom 428 32%
 3+ Bedroom 173 13%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $59,858 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02540 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02540 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,362 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,547 20%
 No Earnings 3,802 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,362 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,547 20%
 No Earnings 3,802 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,812 87%
 Public transportation 68 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 171 5%
 Worked at Home 198 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 224 8%
 High School Graduate 949 32%
 Associate's degree 127 4%
 Bachelor's degree 744 25%
 Master's degree 396 13%
 Professional school degree 235 8%
 Doctorate degree 310 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 769 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02540

ZIP Code 02540 is in the Falmouth School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02540.

Morse Pond School
323 Jones Rd
Falmouth, MA 02540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Falmouth School District
Mullen-Hall
130 Katherine Bates
Falmouth, MA 02540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Falmouth School District
Falmouth High School
874 Gifford St
Falmouth, MA 02540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Falmouth School District
Lawrence
113 Lakeview Ave
Falmouth, MA 02540
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Falmouth School District
Falmouth Academy
7 Highfield Dr
Falmouth, MA 02540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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