ZIP Code 02740 - New Bedford Massachusetts

ZIP Code 02740 is located in New Bedford Massachusetts. Portions of 02740 are also in Bliss Corner and Dartmouth. 02740 is entirely within Bristol County. Regionally, it is located in the Providence-New Bedford Area.

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ZIP Code 02740 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNew Bedford
Primary CountyBristol County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)46,623
Area Code(s)508 / 774
Current Time

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02740 Demographics

02740 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Massachusetts based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 02740 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02740 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 02740 is 6.1%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density8,779 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,848
Percentage High Income Households1.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$47,206
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$44,860
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)6.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 63.67%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 43.01%

02740 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2580.64%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02740 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American270.43%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.13%

02740 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,7478.07%
Bachelor Degree3,12314.43%
High School Diploma7,46434.48%
No High School Diploma7803.6%
GED or Alternate1,6157.46%
1 or More Years of College3,54516.37%
Associates Degree1,7157.92%
Masters Degree1,2795.91%
Professional Degree2321.07%
Doctorate Degree1490.69%

02740 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 02740
RegionProvidence-New Bedford Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaProvidence-Warwick, RI-MA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area5 Square Miles

02740 Politics

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02740 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland

02740 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938485864645645362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394656677783817463524260
Avg Precip (In.)4.653.934.624.373.683.813.524.493.893.974.64.7150.25

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