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ZIP Code 02556

Primary City:North Falmouth, MA (View All Cities)
County: Barnstable County
Timezone: Eastern (12:43pm)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.64, -70.63
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02556

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02556. 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 02556. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02556, 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:
North Falmouth, MA
Acceptable:
N Falmouth

Stats and Demographics for the 02556 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02556 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 02556 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02556 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,115
Population Density 804 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,593
Median Home Value $475,600
Land Area 3.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,376
Median Household Income $77,661

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 56


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55362115
5-96261123
10-148880168
15-197779156
20-24473683
25-29424688
30-34375390
35-396460124
40-447578153
45-4993106199
50-54103147250
55-59137151288
60-64161172333
65-69120136256
70-74105113218
75-798986175
80-845372125
85 Plus48123171

Gender

 Male 1,454 47%
 Female 1,661 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,977 95.6%
 Black Or African American 29 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 31 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 51 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24099
25-34203959
35-4410241143
45-5419851249
55-6433226358
65-7427810288
75-8417317190
85 Plus691180

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 766 56%
 Single Guardian 148 11%
 Singles 404 29%
 Singles With Roommate 58 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,093 79%
 Households with Kids 283 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
181018
215823
391726
4121527
5121527
6131124
7111122
8161329
9101121
10211334
11151429
12191534
13141731
14192140
15141226
16152338
17171734
18211637
19101121
2091120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02556 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 02556 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02556 real estate data, the median home value of $475,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02556. Rentals in 02556 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02556 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,016 96.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 695 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 477 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 204 8%
 Households Vacant 1,217 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 2.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 15 1.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,130 92.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 3.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 7%
 2 Bedroom 87 48%
 3+ Bedroom 82 45%
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 $77,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02556 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 02556 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 865 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 526 21%
 No Earnings 1,125 45%
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 865 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 526 21%
 No Earnings 1,125 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,095 87%
 Public transportation 38 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 4%
 Worked at Home 81 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 85 9%
 High School Graduate 280 28%
 Associate's degree 49 5%
 Bachelor's degree 286 29%
 Master's degree 103 10%
 Professional school degree 47 5%
 Doctorate degree 145 15%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 297 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02556

ZIP Code 02556 is in the Falmouth School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02556.

North Falmouth Elementary
62 Old Main Rd
North Falmouth, MA 02556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Falmouth School District
Montessori Academy-Cape Cod
81 or 85 Chester St
North Falmouth, MA 02556
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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