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ZIP Code 02543

Primary City:Woods Hole, MA (View All Cities)
County: Barnstable County
Timezone: Eastern (10:20pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.53, -70.67
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02543. 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 02543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02543, 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:
Woods Hole, MA
Acceptable:
Falmouth
Unacceptable:
Woodshole

Stats and Demographics for the 02543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02543 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 02543 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. 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 02543 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 635
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 863
Median Home Value $689,900
Land Area 9.93 sq mi
Water Area 20.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 315
Median Household Income $66,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male88111517331891514322226191313915
Female11128111723241716172823213121161923
Total192019263456422631316045475034292838

Gender

 Male 297 47%
 Female 338 53%
Gender

Race

 White 580 91%
 Black Or African American 10 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 25 4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 8 1%
 Two Or More Races 12 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0273639433125
Renter8442015211266
Total846275160553731

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 125 40%
 Single Guardian 27 9%
 Singles 123 39%
 Singles With Roommate 40 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 270 86%
 Households with Kids 45 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male30012231014303620525
Female44303223201142035212
Total74315454215445655737

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02543 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 02543 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02543 real estate data, the median home value of $689,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02543. Rentals in 02543 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 626 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 80 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 103 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 132 15%
 Households Vacant 548 63%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 1.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 5 0.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 514 93.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 2.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 10%
 2 Bedroom 43 41%
 3+ Bedroom 51 49%
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 $66,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02543 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 02543 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 02543 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 02543 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02543 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 235 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 232 36%
 No Earnings 186 28%
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 235 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 232 36%
 No Earnings 186 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 162 44%
 Public transportation 26 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 131 36%
 Worked at Home 46 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02543 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 57 30%
 Associate's degree 2 1%
 Bachelor's degree 23 12%
 Master's degree 29 15%
 Professional school degree 38 20%
 Doctorate degree 43 22%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 63 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 38%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02543

ZIP Code 02543 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02543.

Penikese Island School
565 Woods Hole Rd
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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