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ZIP Code 02558

Post Office City:Onset, MA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Wareham
County: Plymouth County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.742, -70.662
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02558

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Primary/preferred city:
Onset, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02558 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02558 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02558 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02558 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,156
Population Density 1,754 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,792
Median Home Value $264,800
Land Area 1.23 sq mi
Water Area 1.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,010
Median Household Income $49,121

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 56552117
85 Plus202747


 Male 1,056 49%
 Female 1,100 51%


 White 1,681 78%
 Black Or African American 154 7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 1%
 Asian 18 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 138 6%
 Two Or More Races 147 7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus27835

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 333 33%
 Single Guardian 212 21%
 Singles 389 39%
 Singles With Roommate 76 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 783 78%
 Households with Kids 227 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02558 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 02558 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02558 real estate data, the median home value of $264,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02558 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02558 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02558 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,156 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 367 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 248 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 395 22%
 Households Vacant 782 44%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 35 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 573 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 68 31%
 2 Bedroom 89 41%
 3+ Bedroom 60 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 $49,121 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02558 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02558 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 02558 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02558 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 602 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 440 32%
 No Earnings 330 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 602 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 440 32%
 No Earnings 330 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 795 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 12%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

For more information, see Onset, MA education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 54 5%
 High School Graduate 747 68%
 Associate's degree 173 16%
 Bachelor's degree 99 9%
 Master's degree 26 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 189 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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