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ZIP Code 02557

Post Office City:Oak Bluffs, MA (View All Cities)
County: Dukes County
Timezone: Eastern (2:37pm)
Coordinates:41.454, -70.562
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02557

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Primary/preferred city:
Oak Bluffs, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02557 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 02557 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02557 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,491
Population Density 623 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,333
Median Home Value $627,300
Land Area 7.21 sq mi
Water Area 4.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,976
Median Household Income $69,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 5126137263
85 Plus33115148


 Male 2,196 49%
 Female 2,295 51%


 White 3,780 84.2%
 Black Or African American 220 4.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 1.0%
 Asian 52 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 170 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 220 4.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus554297

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 834 42%
 Single Guardian 253 13%
 Singles 695 35%
 Singles With Roommate 194 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,463 74%
 Households with Kids 513 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02557 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 02557 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 02557 real estate data, the median home value of $627,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02557 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,416 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 923 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 389 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 664 15%
 Households Vacant 2,357 54%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 2.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.2%
 For Sale Only 39 1.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,208 93.7%
 For Migrant Workers 9 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 1.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 12%
 1 Bedroom 117 31%
 2 Bedroom 84 22%
 3+ Bedroom 132 35%
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 $69,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02557 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. Residents in ZIP code 02557 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 02557 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 02557 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,495 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 937 25%
 No Earnings 1,244 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,495 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 937 25%
 No Earnings 1,244 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,502 76%
 Public transportation 177 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 6%
 Worked at Home 190 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02557 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 125 4%
 High School Graduate 1,513 46%
 Associate's degree 389 12%
 Bachelor's degree 687 21%
 Master's degree 423 13%
 Professional school degree 56 2%
 Doctorate degree 88 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 631 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02557

ZIP Code 02557 is in the following school districts: Oak Bluffs School District and Martha'S Vineyard School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02557.

Oak Bluffs Elementary
50 Tradewinds Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oak Bluffs School District
Martha'S Vineyard Regional High School
100 Edgartown-vineyard Haven R
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Martha'S Vineyard School District

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