Zip Code 02538 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEast Wareham
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Plymouth
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:3603
Racial Majority:White 95.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.7%
Unemployment Rate:10.4%
Median Household Income$46569
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50510
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.3 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range30 - 69 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.77088928, -70.64820862

Zip Code 02538 Description

Zip Code 02538 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02538 is primarily located in Plymouth County. The official US Postal Service name for 02538 is EAST WAREHAM, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02538 are contained within or border the city limits of White Island Shores, MA, Onset, MA, . Zip code 02538 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02538 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02538 is 10.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 9.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02538 increased to 3603 from 2988 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02538 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02538 public schools is White. 48.3% of students in 02538 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3159 95.9% 3101 +2%
 Black Or African American 53 1.61% 107 -50%
 Hispanic 19 0.58% 103 -82%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 28 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 32 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 118 1.37% 118 -62%
 Two Or More Races 111 0.55% 111 -84%

Zip Code 02538 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.7%
 Black Or African American 6.7%
 Hispanic 12.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 11.2%

Zip Code 02538 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population36032988
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households1420
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46569
Income Under $50K Per Year52.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.10%
02538 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$193308
Average Real Estate Sale Price$194618
Current Unemployment Level 10.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 84a - Cape Cod and Islands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02538 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222938485764635443352641
Avg Max Temp (°F)37384655667480797262524259
Avg Precip (In.)4.553.74.54.383.733.583.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
CBSA Type02538
CBSA Population4568927
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours