Zip Code 02746 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Bedford
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bristol
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:15342
Racial Majority:White 52.73%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 45.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.2%
Median Household Income$22761
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34580
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range26 - 72 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.65641500, -70.93866000

Zip Code 02746 Description

Zip Code 02746 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02746 is primarily located in Bristol County. The official US Postal Service name for 02746 is NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02746 are contained within or border the city limits of New Bedford, MA, . Zip code 02746 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02746 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02746 is 8.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher 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 02746 increased to 15342 from 14742 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02746 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02746 public schools is Hispanic. 89% of students in 02746 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7781 52.73% 8598 -10%
 Black Or African American 1684 11.41% 876 +92%
 Hispanic 4284 29.03% 4414 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.22% 111 -71%
 Asian 146 0.99% 149 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 638 3.37% 638 -22%
 Two Or More Races 554 2.24% 554 -40%

Zip Code 02746 Race/Ethnicity

 White 33.3%
 Black Or African American 13.4%
 Hispanic 45.6%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 6.3%

Zip Code 02746 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1534214742
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households6057
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$22761
Income Under $50K Per Year77.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.10%
02746 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 9Bill KeatingDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$174795
Average Real Estate Sale Price$133696
Current Unemployment Level 8.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago13.0%
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 02746 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938485764635645362542
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394656687783817463524260
Avg Precip (In.)4.643.864.594.43.683.83.564.463.923.974.64.750.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02746
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours