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ZIP Code 02726

Primary City:Somerset, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.76, -71.15
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02726

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02726. 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 02726. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02726, 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:
Somerset, MA
Unacceptable:
Fall River

Stats and Demographics for the 02726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02726 is located in central 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 02726 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02726 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,534
Population Density 2,811 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,359
Median Home Value $282,100
Land Area 5.53 sq mi
Water Area 1.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,100
Median Household Income $74,141

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male348451468464379333390474550652573523492395286247223160
Female331400441466341332386506637617602581563459368374354368
Total6798519099307206657769801,1871,2691,1751,1041,055854654621577528

Gender

 Male 7,408 48%
 Female 8,126 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,129 97.4%
 Black Or African American 59 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 118 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 167 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner163568591,1131,037769602222
Renter3215120917514415017194
Total485071,0681,2881,181919773316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,481 57%
 Single Guardian 933 15%
 Singles 1,419 23%
 Singles With Roommate 267 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,307 71%
 Households with Kids 1,793 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6167908293871058284839010298959710483978380
Female7360747361747893948581749111096105109827459
Total134127164155154161183175178168171176189205193209192179157139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02726 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02726 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 02726 real estate data, the median home value of $282,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02726 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02726 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,398 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 129 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,348 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,626 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,126 18%
 Households Vacant 259 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 23.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 29 11.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 6.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 19.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 97 37.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 206 20%
 2 Bedroom 434 43%
 3+ Bedroom 381 37%
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 $74,141 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02726 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. Most commuters in 02726 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 5,158 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,075 24%
 No Earnings 4,607 36%
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 5,158 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,075 24%
 No Earnings 4,607 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,653 92%
 Public transportation 150 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 124 2%
 Worked at Home 286 4%
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 588 11.1%
 High School Graduate 2,715 51.3%
 Associate's degree 437 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,086 20.5%
 Master's degree 382 7.2%
 Professional school degree 75 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,497 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 344 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 151 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02726

ZIP Code 02726 is in the Somerset School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02726.

Chace Street
538 Chace St
Somerset, MA 02726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset School District
South
700 Read St
Somerset, MA 02726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset School District
North Elementary
580 Whetstone Hill Rd
Somerset, MA 02726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset School District
Somerset Middle School
1141 Brayton Ave
Somerset, MA 02726
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Somerset School District
Somerset Berkley Regional High School
625 County St
Somerset, MA 02726
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset Berkley Regional School District

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