Zip Code 02543 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWoods Hole
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Barnstable
Area Code508 / 774
Alternate Zip Code NamesFALMOUTH
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesWOODSHOLE
Current Population:635
Racial Majority:White 97.02%
Unemployment Rate:9.4%
Median Household Income$79478
Average Adjusted Gross Income$147500
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range10 - 10 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.52745819, -70.66477966

Zip Code 02543 Description

Zip Code 02543 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Boston metro area. Zip code 02543 is primarily located in Barnstable County. The official US Postal Service name for 02543 is WOODS HOLE, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02543 are contained within or border the city limits of Woods Hole, MA, . Zip code 02543 is within area code 508 and area code 774. 02543 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02543 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 02543 decreased to 635 from 785 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02543 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02543 public schools is . % of students in 02543 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 782 97.02% 566 +38%
 Black Or African American 2 0.25% 10 -80%
 Hispanic 15 1.86% 19 -21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 7 0.87% 25 -72%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 11 0% 11 -100%

Zip Code 02543 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 02543 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population635785
Male Population46.80%
Female Population53.20%
Total Households315
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79478
Income Under $50K Per Year27.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.00%
02543 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Massachusetts Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$980875
Average Real Estate Sale Price$1120182
Current Unemployment Level 9.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.3%
02540 - Falmouth
02713 - Cuttyhunk
Woods Hole, MA
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 02543 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21222938485763625544362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394655667581797262524359
Avg Precip (In.)4.413.564.414.313.613.653.234.023.814.124.384.4147.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Barnstable Town, MA
CBSA Type02543
CBSA Population221015
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours