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ZIP Code 02743

Primary City:Acushnet, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (7:07am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.71, -70.90
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02743. 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 02743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02743, 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:
Acushnet, MA
Acceptable:
New Bedford

Stats and Demographics for the 02743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02743 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 02743 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02743 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,307
Population Density 559 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,121
Median Home Value $283,200
Land Area 18.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,937
Median Household Income $66,276

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24027135534832224522834440143945235736023917210311770
Female225257314357259224256359380491462388340259205149158161
Total465528669705581469484703781930914745700498377252275231

Gender

 Male 5,063 49%
 Female 5,244 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,013 97.1%
 Black Or African American 50 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.2%
 Asian 31 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 78 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22198642870734458281122
Renter181231089985805542
Total40321750969819538336164

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,296 58%
 Single Guardian 555 14%
 Singles 876 22%
 Singles With Roommate 210 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,723 69%
 Households with Kids 1,214 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4651495053454858676180656683616072787768
Female4037514942555062486461675468808174566655
Total8688100999510098120115125141132120151141141146134143123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02743 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02743 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 02743 real estate data, the median home value of $283,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02743 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02743 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,297 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,331 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 996 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 610 15%
 Households Vacant 184 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Sale Only 37 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 2%
 1 Bedroom 221 42%
 2 Bedroom 269 51%
 3+ Bedroom 32 6%
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 $66,276 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02743 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. 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 02743 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,450 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,419 28%
 No Earnings 2,763 32%
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 3,450 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,419 28%
 No Earnings 2,763 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,891 93.9%
 Public transportation 48 0.9%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 1.2%
 Worked at Home 197 3.8%
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 698 19%
 High School Graduate 1,927 53%
 Associate's degree 348 10%
 Bachelor's degree 526 14%
 Master's degree 148 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,489 88.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 164 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 1.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02743

ZIP Code 02743 is in the Acushnet School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02743.

Acushnet Elementary School
800 Middle Rd
Acushnet, MA 02743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Acushnet School District
Albert F Ford Middle School
708 Middle Rd
Acushnet, MA 02743
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Acushnet School District
St Francis Xavier Elementary School
223 Main St
Acushnet, MA 02743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Long Plain Christian Nursery School
1180 N Main St
Acushnet, MA 02743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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