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ZIP Code 02056

Primary City:Norfolk, MA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk County
Timezone: Eastern (8:41am)
Coordinates:42.12, -71.33
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02056. 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 02056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02056, 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:
Norfolk, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02056 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02056 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 02056 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,981
Population Density 739 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,121
Median Home Value $443,400
Land Area 14.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,049
Median Household Income $134,104

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male289408423352250359432492683711682526384241135783928
Female240352378328153138161266403492449388264172101716548
Total5297608016804034975937581,0861,2031,13191464841323614910476

Gender

 Male 6,512 59%
 Female 4,469 41%
Gender

Race

 White 9,877 89.9%
 Black Or African American 645 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.3%
 Asian 173 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 165 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 92 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner513759393969830511241
Renter73144363133316
Total1216863797572933814347

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,278 75%
 Single Guardian 277 9%
 Singles 379 12%
 Singles With Roommate 115 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,725 57%
 Households with Kids 1,324 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5756586072738091927676997696828882584241
Female3550466658637864896780827871718978642622
Total921061041261301361581551811431561811541671531771601226863

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02056 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02056 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 02056 real estate data, the median home value of $443,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02056. Rentals in 02056 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,986 82%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,995 18%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,259 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 571 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 219 7%
 Households Vacant 72 2%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 25 35%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 83 38%
 2 Bedroom 17 8%
 3+ Bedroom 116 54%
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 $134,104 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02056 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. ZIP code 02056 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 02056. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,169 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,149 24%
 No Earnings 3,790 42%
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 3,169 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,149 24%
 No Earnings 3,790 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,593 78.1%
 Public transportation 646 14.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 1.7%
 Worked at Home 274 6.0%
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 720 14%
 High School Graduate 1,800 36%
 Associate's degree 209 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,447 29%
 Master's degree 602 12%
 Professional school degree 123 2%
 Doctorate degree 84 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,660 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 353 16.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 142 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02056

ZIP Code 02056 is in the Norfolk School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02056.

H Olive Day
232 Main St
Norfolk, MA 02056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk School District
Freeman-Kennedy School
70 Boardman St
Norfolk, MA 02056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk School District
King Philip Middle School
18 King St
Norfolk, MA 02056
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: King Philip School District

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