Zip Code 02744 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Bedford
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bristol
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:11900
Racial Majority:White 64.41%
Public School Racial Majority:White 47.9%
Unemployment Rate:24.4%
Median Household Income$28546
Average Adjusted Gross Income$35480
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 10 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.60636902, -70.91525269

Zip Code 02744 Description

Zip Code 02744 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02744 is primarily located in Bristol County. The official US Postal Service name for 02744 is NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02744 are contained within or border the city limits of New Bedford, MA, . Zip code 02744 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02744 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02744 is 24.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 15.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02744 increased to 11900 from 11710 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02744 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02744 public schools is White. 83.9% of students in 02744 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7465 64.41% 7742 -4%
 Black Or African American 490 4.23% 410 +20%
 Hispanic 3086 26.63% 2795 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 35 -100%
 Asian 151 1.3% 69 +119%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 439 0.33% 439 -91%
 Two Or More Races 410 3.1% 410 -12%

Zip Code 02744 Race/Ethnicity

 White 47.9%
 Black Or African American 10%
 Hispanic 36%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.1%

Zip Code 02744 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1190011710
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households4737
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
83.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$28546
Income Under $50K Per Year70.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.70%
02744 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$190522
Average Real Estate Sale Price$130778
Current Unemployment Level 24.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
New Bedford, MA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 02744 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938485864645645362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394656677783817463524260
Avg Precip (In.)4.653.914.634.373.693.813.524.483.893.984.614.750.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02744
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours