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02740 Zip Code (New Bedford, MA) Detailed Profile




City: New Bedford, MA (99.97%)
County: Bristol County, MA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 43,927
Zip code population in 2010: 43,087
Zip code population in 2000: 43,391

Houses and condos: 20,003
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,109
% of renters here:

61%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 02740: 133.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 7,727 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02740
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($3,352)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,899)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,341 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,380 (1.4%)

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Males: 20,810  (47.4%)
Females: 23,118  (52.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 02740:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02740:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 02740 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 02740 (2019)
    • 27,26463.3%White
    • 6,81215.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,1257.3%Black
    • 2,7116.3%Some other race
    • 2,5065.8%Two or more races
    • 4341.0%Asian
    • 2260.5%American Indian
    • 90.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $243,486
02740:

$243,486
Massachusetts:

$418,600



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 67 registered sex offenders living in 02740 zip code as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02740 is 659 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02740, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $37,481 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,481
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $33,134 (reported on 88.6% of returns)
Here:

$33,134
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.8% for AGIs below $25k, 85.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 40.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $664 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$664
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,101 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,101
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,955 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,955
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,240 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$16,240
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,764 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
02740:

$10,764
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,750 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
02740:

$15,750
Massachusetts:

$20,669

Total itemized deductions: $17,679 (22% of AGI, reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,679
State:

$28,907

Here:

22.1% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $1,916 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,916
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,611 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
02740:

$6,611
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,200 (reported on 26.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,200
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.3%
Here:

60%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 56.7% for AGIs below $25k, 59.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02740, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,776 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,776
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $30,987 (reported on 88.6% of returns)
Here:

$30,987
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.5% for AGIs below $10k, 83.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,107 (reported on 37.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,107
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,529 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,529
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,128 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,128
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,488 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

+$13,488
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,756 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
02740:

$2,756
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,242 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$10,242
Massachusetts:

$14,516

Total itemized deductions: $15,314 (22% of AGI, reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,314
State:

$22,573

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,699 (2% of AGI, reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,699
State:

$3,295

Here:

2.3% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,782 (reported on 70.4% of returns)
02740:

$4,782
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.0%
Here:

67%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 59.6% for AGIs below $10k, 66.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$44,246
Massachusetts:

$85,843
New Bedford, MA (02740) map Nearest zip codes: 02746, 02744, 02745, 02719, 02747, 02743.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.2%
Massachusetts:

44.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

46.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,259
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,797


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 452 (234 now married, 214 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,460 (2,951 now married, 7,558 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02740 with a mortgage: 4,531 (97 second mortgage, 447 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,633

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,620
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $648

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

17.5%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.5%
Whole state:

5.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02740: Doane Memorial Field (A), Massachusetts State Pier (B), New Bedford Community Center (C), New Bedford West Barrier Light (D), New Bedford East Barrier Light (E), Stop and Shop Center (F), New Bedford EMS (G), Stat Ambulance Service of New England (H), New Bedford City Hall (I), House of Corrections (J), New Bedford Fire Department Station 7 (K), New Bedford Fire Department Station 6 (L), New Bedford Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (M), New Bedford Free Public Library (N), Whaling Museum (O), Seamens Bethel Museum (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 02740 include: Saint James Church (A), Sacred Heart Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Rural Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    River: Acushnet River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 02740 include: Central New Bedford Historic District (1), Buttonwood Park (2), Ashley Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : New Bedford City - Libraries- Reference Desk (613 Pleasant Street), New England Steamship Foundation (24 7th Street), New Bedford Art Museum (608 Pleasant Street), New Bedford Museum Of Glass (46 North Water), New Bedford Fire Museum (51 Bedford Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1262014 or later
  • 2462010 to 2013
  • 2692000 to 2009
  • 3991990 to 1999
  • 9151980 to 1989
  • 1,3331970 to 1979
  • 1,3891960 to 1969
  • 1,7121950 to 1959
  • 1,6701940 to 1949
  • 11,5781939 or earlier

Zip code 02740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New Bedford, MA (02740)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New Bedford, MA (02740)
  • 40no bedroom
  • 1331 bedroom
  • 1,5962 bedrooms
  • 3,5533 bedrooms
  • 1,2334 bedrooms
  • 6105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Bedford, MA (02740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Bedford, MA (02740)
  • 239no bedroom
  • 3,0151 bedroom
  • 4,0862 bedrooms
  • 3,1103 bedrooms
  • 5364 bedrooms
  • 1085+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in New Bedford, MA (02740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Bedford, MA (02740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 514no vehicle
  • 2,7031 vehicle
  • 2,7122 vehicles
  • 8213 vehicles
  • 2904 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in New Bedford, MA (02740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Bedford, MA (02740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,631no vehicle
  • 4,7761 vehicle
  • 2,1212 vehicles
  • 2533 vehicles
  • 2684 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02740 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 02740 household income distribution in 2019
  • 1,439Less than $10,000
  • 1,657$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,149$15,000 to $19,999
  • 896$20,000 to $24,999
  • 988$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,039$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,044$35,000 to $39,999
  • 670$40,000 to $44,999
  • 786$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,177$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,575$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,098$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,492$100,000 to $124,999
  • 799$125,000 to $149,999
  • 693$150,000 to $199,999
  • 442$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 02740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 02740
  • 20Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 36$80,000 to $89,999
  • 72$90,000 to $99,999
  • 230$100,000 to $124,999
  • 360$125,000 to $149,999
  • 811$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,007$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,811$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,342$250,000 to $299,999
  • 927$300,000 to $399,999
  • 182$400,000 to $499,999
  • 182$500,000 to $749,999
  • 67$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 32$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 02740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 02740
  • 133Less than $100
  • 99$100 to $149
  • 206$150 to $199
  • 351$200 to $249
  • 517$250 to $299
  • 267$300 to $349
  • 322$350 to $399
  • 504$400 to $449
  • 195$450 to $499
  • 570$500 to $549
  • 325$550 to $599
  • 904$600 to $649
  • 711$650 to $699
  • 776$700 to $749
  • 949$750 to $799
  • 1,437$800 to $899
  • 534$900 to $999
  • 807$1,000 to $1,249
  • 426$1,250 to $1,499
  • 207$1,500 to $1,999
  • 63$2,000 to $2,499
  • 28$2,500 to $2,999
  • 10$3,000 to $3,499
  • 15$3,500 or more
  • 224No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $876.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $260,748.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $245,527
  • Black or African American householders: $220,566
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $188,343
  • Asian householders: $230,551
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $624,030
  • Some other race householders: $205,135
  • Two or more races householders: $253,923
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $208,766

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $243,486
02740:

$243,486
Massachusetts:

$418,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $194,978 - $298,051

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $257,301
Here:

$257,301
State:

$507,994

Townhouses or other attached units: $455,989
Here:

$455,989
State:

$489,464

In 2-unit structures: $242,984
Here:

$242,984
State:

$533,120

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $283,021
Here:

$283,021
State:

$552,437

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,955
Here:

$266,955
State:

$518,368
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02740
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,894
  • One, attached: 426
  • Two: 4,103
  • 3 or 4: 5,493
  • 5 to 9: 1,556
  • 10 to 19: 482
  • 20 to 49: 389
  • 50 or more: 1,572
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Unemployment: 4.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02740
  • 72.4%14,742Drove a car alone
  • 15.5%3,145Carpooled
  • 2.3%465Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%59Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.0%5Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%16Taxi
  • 0.3%63Motorcycle
  • 0.3%52Bicycle
  • 5.4%1,092Walked
  • 0.8%155Other means
  • 2.1%433Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02740
  • 517Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1695 to 9 minutes
  • 3,91410 to 14 minutes
  • 3,76815 to 19 minutes
  • 2,40120 to 24 minutes
  • 74225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,65130 to 34 minutes
  • 53335 to 39 minutes
  • 72840 to 44 minutes
  • 1,15245 to 59 minutes
  • 1,44260 to 89 minutes
  • 81990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,927
  • Male householders: 7,638 (2,882 living alone), Female householders: 10,662 (3,859 living alone)
  • 5,207 spouses (5,099 opposite-sex spouses), 1,686 unmarried partners, (1,604 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,836 children (12,047 natural, 177 adopted, 608 stepchildren), 941 grandchildren, 488 brothers or sisters, 856 parents, 138 foster children, 736 other relatives, 1,450 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,346 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,149 2-persons, 2,784 3-persons, 2,004 4-persons, 795 5-persons, 316 6-persons, 80 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 6,743 1-person, 1,209 2-persons, 107 3-persons, 116 4-persons, 31 5-persons

3,497 married couples with children.
4,705 single-parent households (548 men, 4,157 women).

67.0% of residents of 02740 zip code speak English at home.
12.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% very well, 22% well, 11% not well, 6% not at all).
19.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% very well, 15% well, 12% not well, 4% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% very well, 24% well, 21% not well, 4% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (90% very well, 10% well).

Foreign born population: 7,379 (16.8%)
(60.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

16.8%
Whole state:

17.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 36%Italy
  • 5%Portugal
  • 5%Costa Rica
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 3%Nepal
  • 3%Bolivia
  • 2%Cuba
Most common first ancestries reported in 02740
  • 30%Portuguese
  • 15%Cape Verdean
  • 4%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 1%French
  • 1%French Canadian
  • 1%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,6242010 or later
  • 2,0702000 to 2009
  • 9621990 to 1999
  • 4,031Before 1990

Zip code 02740 topographic map

There are 203 Counselors 134 Social Workers 443 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02740.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERICAN SEAFOODS INTERNATIONAL LLC (40 HERMAN MELVILLE BLVD in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2001-0137, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FRESH OR FROZEN FISH AND SEAFOODS
  • NEW BEDFORD LANDFILL (1103 SHAWMUT AVENUE in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    STATE MASTER (MA-EPICS) - RCRAINFO-MAD980503742, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD CITY OF (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CITY OF NEW BEDFORD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NEW BEDFORD CITY OF, NEW BEDFORD CITY OF LANDFILL, NEW BEDFORD LANDFILL CITY OF
  • YMCA OF NEW BEDFROD (25 SOUTH WATER ST in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MONITORING SITE (Airborne pollution emission tracking)
    STATE MASTER (MA-EPICS) - NEI-1200153, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: MEMBERSHIP SPORTS AND RECREATION CLUBS
    Organizations: YMCA OF NEW BEDFORD (CONTACT/REGULATORY)
    Alternative names: YMCA OF NEW BEDFORD
  • NEW BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL (230 HATHAWAY BLVD in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201505
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: NEW BEDFORD SCH DIST
  • KEITH JR HIGH SCHOOL (70 HATHAWAY BLVD in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201405
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: KEITH MIDDLE SCHOOL, NEW BED KEITH JR HS, NEW BEDFORD KEITH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, NEW BEDFORD SCH DEPT
  • NEW BEDFORD GLOBAL LEARNING HMCS (455 COUNTY STREET in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-472515
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD GLOBAL HMCS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ALFRED J GOMES (286 S SECOND STREET in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201063
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEW BEDFORD (ACUSHNET ESTUARY in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2001-0006, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-01-1982-0016, ICIS-01-1987-0001, ICIS-01-1993-0022, ICIS-01-1994-0002,
    Alternative names: NEW BEDFORD SITE
  • BETSEY B WINSLOW (561 ALLEN STREET in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201140
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ELIZABETH CARTER BROOKS (212 NEMASKET STREET in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201015
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ELLEN R HATHAWAY (256 COURT STREET in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201075
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • JOHN AVERY PARKER (705 COUNTY STREET in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-201115
    Organizations: NEW BEDFORD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEW BEDFORD CITY OF (HATHAWAY BLVD in NEW BEDFORD, MA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2004-7022, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Zip code 02740 marital status for males
Zip code 02740 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 46,426.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,128
  • Northeast: 2,899
  • Midwest: 685
  • South: 1,151
  • West: 436

59% of the 02740 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

88% of the 02740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in New Bedford, MA (02740)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 186
Here:

4.6%
Massachusetts:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

4.2%
Massachusetts:

11.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 246
Here:

11.5%
Massachusetts:

47.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 85,608Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 74,886Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 72,442Legal occupations
  • 64,079Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 62,729Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 59,816Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (NEW BEDFORD, MA):

  • REVERE COPPER PRODUCTS, INC (24 N FRONT ST) : $453,242 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $256,886 with Navy for Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Foil; Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2004-06-02. Completion date: 2004-10-20.
    $196,356, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-16. Completion date: 2004-07-30.
  • ATLANTIC ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOL (13 HAMILTON ST; small business) : $131,270 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $131,270 with Army for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Signed on 2006-06-02. Completion date: 2008-06-02.
    $0 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Architect and Engineering Services. Signed on 2005-06-14. Completion date: 2006-06-13.
  • PARAMOUNT CORP (22 LOGAN ST)
    $92,211 with Air Force for Clothing, Special Purpose. Signed on 2005-09-27. Completion date: 2005-10-28.
  • R A MITCHELL CO INC (103 POPES IS; small business)
    $18,136 with Army for Generators and Generators Sets, Electrical. Signed on 2005-07-08. Completion date: 2005-09-09.
  • DBJ ENTERPRISES, INC (978 GERALDINE STREET; small business)
    $6,595 with Department of Defense for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2005-05-04. Completion date: 2005-05-15.
  • LYMAN RK & ASSOC (246 UNION ST; small business)
    $2,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Real Property Appraisals Services (SIC 6531). Signed on 2003-01-02. Completion date: 2003-02-14.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (250-499: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 4)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Fish and Seafood Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 6)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (10-19: 6, 5-9: 19, 1-4: 67)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 6, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 13)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (100-249: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 765 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 185 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 176 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 144 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 836 people in nursing homes
  • 216 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 105 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 55 people in military ships
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 31 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED194$165,131195$136,307775$160,87958$45,07112$4,979,73985$124,964
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$146,57315$117,79257$212,5945$71,5980$07$123,021
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$146,15671$99,827341$175,37041$56,1210$032$128,668
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$162,51123$121,124155$175,2573$85,0001$9,000,00018$158,807
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$130,8177$145,10947$190,6207$71,3460$04$76,175
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$197,20510$210,4730$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$117,56410$210,7110$01$242,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$150,4423$202,3330$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$220,5657$214,9590$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$183,0001$183,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02740
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02740 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 227. The highest number of reported fires - 389 took place in 2008, and the least - 88 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 02740 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.8%), and Outside Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 02740
    • 1,57140.8%Structure Fires
    • 1,37435.7%Outside Fires
    • 71618.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1904.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 02740, Massachusetts

Most common first names in zip code 02740 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,23581.5 years
Joseph69675.4 years
John68674.1 years
Manuel55475.9 years
Maria49181.3 years
William35674.8 years
James26873.4 years
George24675.2 years
Alice24181.1 years
Rose22882.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 02740 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sylvia29375.5 years
Medeiros24175.2 years
Silva21878.0 years
Souza18477.1 years
Perry17278.1 years
Costa16674.3 years
Mello16276.8 years
Gomes14775.4 years
Santos14375.7 years
Lopes12576.3 years
Businesses in zip code 02740
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
CVS1Rite Aid2
Circle K4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts9UPS7
FedEx6Walgreens4
KFC1YMCA2
Marriott1
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