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ZIP Code 02746

Primary City:New Bedford, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (10:20pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.67, -70.94
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02746

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02746. 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 02746. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02746, 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:
New Bedford, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02746 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02746 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02746 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02746 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,342
Population Density 7,251 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,812
Median Home Value $209,000
Land Area 2.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,057
Median Household Income $25,623

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male72455551659967972759752148945144834827419914212310167
Female656534486541694687613468464500460355285240190226165218
Total1,3801,0891,0021,1401,3731,4141,210989953951908703559439332349266285

Gender

 Male 7,560 49%
 Female 7,782 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,888 64.5%
 Black Or African American 1,156 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 595 3.9%
 Asian 153 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 2,637 17.2%
 Two Or More Races 895 5.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1211019427027019717378
Renter4541,143949887559326281154
Total4661,2531,1431,157829523454232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,645 27%
 Single Guardian 1,988 33%
 Singles 1,966 32%
 Singles With Roommate 458 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,837 63%
 Households with Kids 2,220 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male146157148137124132100100999710110797114115120126131107126
Female1531121301361141069711510211510177771169611411299120136
Total299269278273238238197215201212202184174230211234238230227262

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02746 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02746 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02746 real estate data, the median home value of $209,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02746 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02746 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02746 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,257 99.4%
 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 85 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 867 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 437 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,753 70%
 Households Vacant 755 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 525 70%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Sale Only 25 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 3%
 1 Bedroom 859 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,522 33%
 3+ Bedroom 2,162 46%
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 $25,623 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02746 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02746 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 02746 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02746 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 3,309 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,117 28%
 No Earnings 4,820 43%
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 3,309 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,117 28%
 No Earnings 4,820 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,377 83.6%
 Public transportation 181 3.5%
 Taxicab 33 0.6%
 Motorcycle 27 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 578 11.0%
 Worked at Home 41 0.8%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,956 44.5%
 High School Graduate 2,084 47.4%
 Associate's degree 103 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 198 4.5%
 Master's degree 27 0.6%
 Professional school degree 14 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,798 83.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 218 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 328 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02746

ZIP Code 02746 is in the Global Learning Charter Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02746.

Global Learning Charter Public School
190 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02746
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Global Learning Charter Public School District
Alma Del Mar Charter School
26 Madeira Ave
New Bedford, MA 02746
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alma Del Mar Charter School District
Hayden/Mcfadden
361 Cedar Grove
New Bedford, MA 02746
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Bedford School District
Carlos Pacheco
261 Mt Pleasant Stre
New Bedford, MA 02746
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Bedford School District

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