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ZIP Code 02720

Primary City:Fall River, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (11:43pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.72, -71.10
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02720. 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 02720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02720, 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:
Fall River, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02720 is located in south Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02720 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02720 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,287
Population Density 2,786 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,347
Median Home Value $251,300
Land Area 10.87 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,960
Median Household Income $41,910

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8477817978739291,1481,0441,0021,1021,0931,126922831629420330293278
Female7767717289461,0531,2061,0161,0691,0641,0851,1771,026927697488511524778
Total1,6231,5521,5251,8191,9822,3542,0602,0712,1662,1782,3031,9481,7581,3269088418171,056

Gender

 Male 14,445 48%
 Female 15,842 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,120 89.5%
 Black Or African American 1,101 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.2%
 Asian 661 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 627 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 712 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner364958681,2661,249744524237
Renter5601,7191,5451,3711,075630438203
Total5962,2142,4132,6372,3241,374962440

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,707 36%
 Single Guardian 2,704 21%
 Singles 4,604 36%
 Singles With Roommate 945 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,524 73%
 Households with Kids 3,436 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male170189159166177172146138148144155150172176166188169179171188
Female159144165170153159150161148123148160134163180214182186184209
Total329333324336330331296299296267303310306339346402351365355397

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02720 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02720 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02720 real estate data, the median home value of $251,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02720 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,807 95.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 71 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 855 2.8%
 Other Institutional 6 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 548 1.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,903 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,516 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,541 53%
 Households Vacant 1,387 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 917 66%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 104 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 285 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 156 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,835 25%
 2 Bedroom 3,194 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,204 30%
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 $41,910 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02720 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 02720 can expect to fall in that range. 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 9,130 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,019 27%
 No Earnings 9,494 37%
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 9,130 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,019 27%
 No Earnings 9,494 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,896 94%
 Public transportation 151 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 412 3%
 Worked at Home 243 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,226 22%
 High School Graduate 5,016 50%
 Associate's degree 692 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,361 14%
 Master's degree 432 4%
 Professional school degree 145 1%
 Doctorate degree 116 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,898 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 644 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 487 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02720

ZIP Code 02720 is in the Fall River School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02720.

James Tansey
711 Ray St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fall River School District
Morton Middle School
290 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fall River School District
Spencer Borden
1400 President Ave
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fall River School District
North End Elementary
1899 Meridan St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fall River School District
Mary Fonseca Elementary School
160 Wall St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fall River School District
B M C Durfee High School
360 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fall River School District
Resiliency Preparatory School
276 Maple St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fall River School District
St Vincent School
2425 Highland Ave
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Michael School
209 Essex St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bishop Connolly High School
373 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Holy Name School
850 Pearce St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Antioch School
618 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Seton Academy for Girls
1262 N High St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fall River Deaconess Home School
603 Rock St
Fall River, MA 02720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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