Zip Code 02720 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFall River
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bristol
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:30287
Racial Majority:White 85.28%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.6%
Unemployment Rate:11.9%
Median Household Income$43916
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51330
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range62 - 194 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.73388300, -71.11504000

Zip Code 02720 Description

Zip Code 02720 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02720 is primarily located in Bristol County. The official US Postal Service name for 02720 is FALL RIVER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02720 are contained within or border the city limits of Fall River, MA, Somerset, MA, . Zip code 02720 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02720 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02720 is 11.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02720 decreased to 30287 from 31554 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02720 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02720 public schools is White. 73% of students in 02720 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 26515 85.28% 26178 +1%
 Black Or African American 1139 3.66% 986 +16%
 Hispanic 1799 5.79% 1636 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.07% 38 -42%
 Asian 617 1.98% 657 -6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 94 0.3% 4 +2250%
 Other Race 218 0.4% 218 -43%
 Two Or More Races 570 2.51% 570 +37%

Zip Code 02720 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.6%
 Black Or African American 7.3%
 Hispanic 18.4%
 Asian 4.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.8%

Zip Code 02720 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3028731554
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households12960
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$43916
Income Under $50K Per Year56.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.70%
02720 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$205176
Average Real Estate Sale Price$177414
Current Unemployment Level 11.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 02720 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223038485864635545362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)37384657687782817362514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.563.684.494.353.683.613.64.263.953.964.554.5149.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02720
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours