Zip Code 02717 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEast Freetown
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bristol
Secondary County: Plymouth
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:4745
Racial Majority:White 95.7%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$79404
Average Adjusted Gross Income$77300
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range66 - 171 ft.
Area23 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.75604600, -70.98214500

Zip Code 02717 Description

Zip Code 02717 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02717 is primarily located in Bristol County. Portions of 02717 are also located in Plymouth County. The official US Postal Service name for 02717 is EAST FREETOWN, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02717 are contained within or border the city limits of Fall River, MA, New Bedford, MA, . Zip code 02717 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02717 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02717 is 5.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02717 increased to 4745 from 4400 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02717 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02717 public schools is White. 23.6% of students in 02717 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4121 95.7% 4512 -9%
 Black Or African American 6 0.14% 48 -88%
 Hispanic 50 1.16% 60 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 7 0.16% 26 -73%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 44 1.72% 44 +68%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.11% 50 -4%

Zip Code 02717 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.5%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 02717 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population47454400
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households1682
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79404
Income Under $50K Per Year22.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year34.60%
02717 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$258683
Average Real Estate Sale Price$230000
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 02717 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212937475662615342352541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394757687782817362524260
Avg Precip (In.)4.533.584.454.443.673.73.754.194.144.584.5949.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02717
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours