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ZIP Code 02744

Post Office City:New Bedford, MA (View All Cities)
County: Bristol County
Timezone: Eastern (7:41am)
Area code: 508 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.61, -70.92
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02744

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 02744. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 02744 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
New Bedford, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 02744 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02744 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02744 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02744 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,900
Population Density 9,220 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,340
Median Home Value $222,100
Land Area 1.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,737
Median Household Income $31,216

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5492476968
5-9445413858
10-14392354746
15-19398403801
20-24452494946
25-29488492980
30-34456434890
35-39396367763
40-44405410815
45-49426375801
50-54349372721
55-59310314624
60-64243281524
65-69206246452
70-74150161311
75-79105179284
80-8462131193
85 Plus70153223

Gender

 Male 5,845 49%
 Female 6,055 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,035 75.9%
 Black Or African American 580 4.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 1.0%
 Asian 72 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 1,467 12.3%
 Two Or More Races 630 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249285294
25-34132775907
35-44270624894
45-54322576898
55-64365363728
65-74247241488
75-84213136349
85 Plus9584179

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,611 34%
 Single Guardian 1,312 28%
 Singles 1,470 31%
 Singles With Roommate 344 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,078 65%
 Households with Kids 1,659 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1104100204
210299201
38698184
410074174
59789186
69984183
78081161
88380163
98679165
108773160
118077157
127966145
136871139
147867145
158285167
166972141
176880148
188980169
199086176
209793190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02744 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02744 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02744 real estate data, the median home value of $222,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02744 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02744 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02744 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,891 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,083 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 570 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,084 58%
 Households Vacant 603 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 373 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 46 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 150 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 2%
 1 Bedroom 513 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,021 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,198 43%
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 $31,216 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02744 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 02744 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 02744 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see New Bedford, MA unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,811 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,607 29%
 No Earnings 3,689 41%
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 2,811 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,607 29%
 No Earnings 3,689 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,325 91.6%
 Public transportation 134 2.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 232 4.9%
 Worked at Home 29 0.6%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,858 37.2%
 High School Graduate 3,466 45.1%
 Associate's degree 359 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 730 9.5%
 Master's degree 234 3.0%
 Professional school degree 31 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,050 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 203 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 217 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02744

ZIP Code 02744 is in the New Bedford School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02744.

John B Devalles
120 Katherine Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Bedford School District
John Hannigan
71 Portland Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Bedford School District
Roosevelt Middle School
119 Frederick Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Bedford School District
William H Taylor
620 Brock Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Bedford School District

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