Zip Code 02721 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFall River
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bristol
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:26290
Racial Majority:White 79.3%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.4%
Unemployment Rate:7.8%
Median Household Income$33348
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39980
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.8 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range95 - 148 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.67316500, -71.14636100

Zip Code 02721 Description

Zip Code 02721 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02721 is primarily located in Bristol County. The official US Postal Service name for 02721 is FALL RIVER, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02721 are contained within or border the city limits of Fall River, MA, North Westport, MA, and Tiverton, RI. Zip code 02721 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02721 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02721 is 7.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02721 decreased to 26290 from 26376 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02721 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02721 public schools is White. 86.4% of students in 02721 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 20266 79.3% 21229 -5%
 Black Or African American 617 2.41% 1048 -41%
 Hispanic 3087 12.08% 2312 +34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.02% 39 -87%
 Asian 604 2.36% 744 -19%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 266 1.71% 266 +64%
 Two Or More Races 652 2.12% 652 -17%

Zip Code 02721 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.4%
 Black Or African American 7%
 Hispanic 32.5%
 Asian 3.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 6.2%

Zip Code 02721 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2629026376
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households11237
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33348
Income Under $50K Per Year66.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
02721 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$220830
Average Real Estate Sale Price$154871
Current Unemployment Level 7.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
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 02721 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223038485864635544362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394657677782817363514159
Avg Precip (In.)4.533.654.484.343.683.573.574.233.933.944.544.4848.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02721
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours