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ZIP Code 02779

Primary City:Berkley, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (7:00am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.83, -71.06
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02779. 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 02779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02779, 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:
Berkley, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02779 is located in east 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 02779 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02779 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,411
Population Density 388 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,187
Median Home Value $350,400
Land Area 16.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,109
Median Household Income $90,741

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17121527027616311314222529635527722617011359423811
Female16222826926416511217623934534526221915811470474331
Total333443539540328225318464641700539445328227129898142

Gender

 Male 3,162 49%
 Female 3,249 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,194 96.6%
 Black Or African American 58 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 29 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 46 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61455146134061899023
Renter9132635161752
Total151585406484222069525

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,469 70%
 Single Guardian 277 13%
 Singles 258 12%
 Singles With Roommate 105 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,198 57%
 Households with Kids 911 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3524364647344244485266524159605365574132
Female2433344242415736524962535451585060603638
Total5957708889759980100101128105951101181031251177770

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02779 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02779 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 02779 real estate data, the median home value of $350,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02779. Rentals in 02779 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,395 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,639 75%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 347 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 123 6%
 Households Vacant 78 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 20 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 21%
 2 Bedroom 33 79%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $90,741 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02779 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. However, that is not the case in 02779. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,254 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,363 27%
 No Earnings 1,358 27%
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 2,254 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,363 27%
 No Earnings 1,358 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,109 96.1%
 Public transportation 9 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 0.3%
 Worked at Home 107 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 229 11%
 High School Graduate 1,082 53%
 Associate's degree 224 11%
 Bachelor's degree 352 17%
 Master's degree 91 4%
 Professional school degree 40 2%
 Doctorate degree 25 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,203 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 135 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 123 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02779

ZIP Code 02779 is in the Berkley School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02779.

Berkley Middle School
21 North Main St
Berkley, MA 02779
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Berkley School District
Berkley Community School
59 South Main St
Berkley, MA 02779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berkley School District

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