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ZIP Code 02780

Primary City:Taunton, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (3:34pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.91, -71.12
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02780

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02780. 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 02780. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02780, 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:
Taunton, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02780 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02780 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 02780 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02780 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,036
Population Density 1,484 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,378
Median Home Value $242,900
Land Area 33.04 sq mi
Water Area 1.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,893
Median Household Income $49,732

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5951,4661,4791,5611,3871,6241,5491,6001,7412,0801,8301,4941,187906647525395334
Female1,5221,4081,4931,5111,5581,7371,7121,6511,9141,9842,0021,6511,3591,081850718673812
Total3,1172,8742,9723,0722,9453,3613,2613,2513,6554,0643,8323,1452,5461,9871,4971,2431,0681,146

Gender

 Male 23,400 48%
 Female 25,636 52%
Gender

Race

 White 42,470 86.6%
 Black Or African American 2,530 5.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 138 0.3%
 Asian 478 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.0%
 Other Race 1,659 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,740 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1041,1702,0992,9102,3751,5941,106461
Renter6161,9001,6361,6521,033627378232
Total7203,0703,7354,5623,4082,2211,484693

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,280 42%
 Single Guardian 4,147 21%
 Singles 6,030 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,436 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,648 69%
 Households with Kids 6,245 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male326321292330300275302285304291285305278320325325321326264285
Female295297323314324304264254262321286300288298324315327277268276
Total621618615644624579566539566612571605566618649640648603532561

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02780 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 02780 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02780 real estate data, the median home value of $242,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02780 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02780 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02780 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,252 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 406 0.8%
 Other Institutional 168 0.3%
 College Student Housing 4 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 206 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,538 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,281 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,074 38%
 Households Vacant 1,485 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 743 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Sale Only 246 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 390 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 403 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,549 34%
 2 Bedroom 2,540 33%
 3+ Bedroom 2,091 28%
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 $49,732 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02780 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 02780 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 15,900 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,496 26%
 No Earnings 13,619 34%
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 15,900 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,496 26%
 No Earnings 13,619 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,748 93.7%
 Public transportation 388 1.7%
 Taxicab 43 0.2%
 Motorcycle 21 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 511 2.2%
 Worked at Home 494 2.1%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,474 21.6%
 High School Graduate 8,684 54.0%
 Associate's degree 1,264 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,864 11.6%
 Master's degree 543 3.4%
 Professional school degree 160 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 81 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,976 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,137 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 780 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02780

ZIP Code 02780 is in the Institutional School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02780.

Southeast Area
60 Hodges Ave
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Institutional School District
Caleb Barnum
25 Barnum St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Joseph C Chamberlain
480 Norton Ave
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Benjamin Friedman Middle School
500 Norton Ave
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Edmund Hatch Bennett
47 North Walker St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Edward F Leddy
36 Second St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Elizabeth Pole
215 Harris St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
H H Galligan
15 Sheridan St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Hopewell
16 Monroe St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
John F Parker Middle School
60 Williams St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Mulcahey Elementary School
28 Clifford St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Taunton School District
Bristol-Plymouth Vocational Technical
940 County St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bristol-Plymouth Regional Vocational Technical School District
Taunton High School
50 Williams St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Taunton School District
Taunton Catholic Middle School
61 Summer St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
St Mary'S Primary School
106 Washington St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Lourdes School
52 1st St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Coyle & Cassidy High School
2 Hamilton St
Taunton, MA 02780
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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