Zip Code 02540 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFalmouth
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Barnstable
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:8221
Racial Majority:White 87.68%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.9%
Unemployment Rate:9.4%
Median Household Income$62043
Average Adjusted Gross Income$103840
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range16 - 56 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.57738113, -70.62570190

Zip Code 02540 Description

Zip Code 02540 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02540 is primarily located in Barnstable County. The official US Postal Service name for 02540 is FALMOUTH, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02540 are contained within or border the city limits of West Falmouth, MA, Falmouth, MA, Woods Hole, MA, Teaticket, MA, and North Falmouth, MA. Zip code 02540 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02540 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02540 is 9.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is lower 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 02540 decreased to 8221 from 8884 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02540 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02540 public schools is White. 29.5% of students in 02540 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7637 87.68% 7568 +1%
 Black Or African American 244 2.8% 133 +83%
 Hispanic 86 0.99% 120 -28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.62% 38 +42%
 Asian 558 6.41% 124 +350%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 87 0.34% 87 -66%
 Two Or More Races 144 1.16% 144 -30%

Zip Code 02540 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.9%
 Black Or African American 3.9%
 Hispanic 3.4%
 Asian 2.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 02540 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population82218884
Male Population44.70%
Female Population55.30%
Total Households4112
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$62043
Income Under $50K Per Year41.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.50%
02540 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$841702
Average Real Estate Sale Price$496346
Current Unemployment Level 9.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02540 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21222938475763625544362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394655657480797262524359
Avg Precip (In.)4.323.514.384.33.593.663.173.933.794.194.344.3747.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Barnstable Town, MA
CBSA Type02540
CBSA Population221015
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours