Zip Code 02780 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTaunton
Zip Code StateMassachusetts
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bristol
Area Code508 / 774
Current Population:49036
Racial Majority:White 83.99%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.1%
Unemployment Rate:11.6%
Median Household Income$52402
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54660
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range43 - 98 ft.
Area34 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.92433929, -71.11956787

Zip Code 02780 Description

Zip Code 02780 is located in the state of Massachusetts in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02780 is primarily located in Bristol County. The official US Postal Service name for 02780 is TAUNTON, Massachusetts. Portions of zip code 02780 are contained within or border the city limits of Taunton, MA, Raynham Center, MA, . Zip code 02780 is within area code 774 and area code 508. 02780 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Massachusetts.

The current unemployment level in 02780 is 11.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 9.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02780 decreased to 49036 from 49443 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02780 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02780 public schools is White. 50.7% of students in 02780 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 41538 83.99% 41094 +1%
 Black Or African American 2556 5.17% 2298 +11%
 Hispanic 3432 6.94% 2847 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 105 -100%
 Asian 545 1.1% 464 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 15 -100%
 Other Race 809 0.99% 809 -40%
 Two Or More Races 1404 1.81% 1404 -36%

Zip Code 02780 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.1%
 Black Or African American 10.5%
 Hispanic 11.2%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.4%

Zip Code 02780 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4903649443
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households19893
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
60.0%
Median Household Income$52402
Income Under $50K Per Year47.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.90%
02780 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Massachusetts District 4Joe Kennedy IIIDemocrat
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02780 Massachusetts State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
71VacantVacant
73Patricia HaddadDemocrat
80Norman OrrallRepublican
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02780 Massachusetts State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
4Marc PachecoDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$226763
Average Real Estate Sale Price$193543
Current Unemployment Level 11.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level14.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 02780 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18202837475662615241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394758697783817362524160
Avg Precip (In.)4.363.624.44.193.813.493.844.114.054.014.494.2648.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02780
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours