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City: New Bedford, MA (99.97%)
County: Bristol County, MA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 43,505
Zip code population in 2010: 43,087
Zip code population in 2000: 43,391




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Houses and condos: 19,921
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,876
% of renters here:

56%
State:

38%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 02740: 133.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 7,652 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.1% ($2,639)
Massachusetts:

1.1% ($3,705)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,669 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,587 (1.1%)

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Males: 20,373  (46.8%)
Females: 23,132  (53.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 02740:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02740:

  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Zip code 02740 compared to state average:

  • Median household income 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.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $233,200
02740:

$233,200
Massachusetts:

$326,300



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in 02740 zip code as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 02740 to the number of sex offenders is 2,337 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$35,730
Massachusetts:

$62,859

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:

46.5%
Massachusetts:

49.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.3%
Massachusetts:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,199
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,531


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 583 (228 now married, 355 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,296 (3,358 now married, 6,938 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02740 with a mortgage: 5,291 (445 second mortgage, 907 home equity loan, 65 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,563

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,705
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $573

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

23.3%
Whole state:

11.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

14.7%
Whole state:

6.3%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 136
  • 2000 to 2004: 176
  • 1990 to 1999: 314
  • 1980 to 1989: 937
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,716
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,317
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,268
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,254
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,803


Zip code 02740 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 02740
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 89
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,077
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,838
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,222
  • 5+ bedrooms: 593
  • no bedroom: 246
  • 1 bedroom: 2,589
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,400
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,209
  • 4 bedrooms: 269
  • 5+ bedrooms: 163
Cars and other vehicles available in 02740 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 570
  • 1 vehicle: 2,624
  • 2 vehicles: 3,476
  • 3 vehicles: 873
  • 4 vehicles: 220
  • 5+ vehicles: 91
  • no vehicle: 2,957
  • 1 vehicle: 5,084
  • 2 vehicles: 1,496
  • 3 vehicles: 243
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 48


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 02740 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 02740 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 02740:

  • Less than $10,000: 5
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 17
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 26
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 32
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 35
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 13
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 13
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 15
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 2
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 18
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 93
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 45
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 198
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 211
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 641
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 932
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 2,453
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1,715
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 963
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 251
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 143
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 10
  • $1,000,000 or more: 23

 



02740 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 02740:

  • Less than $100: 71
  • $100 to $149: 98
  • $150 to $199: 155
  • $200 to $249: 668
  • $250 to $299: 524
  • $300 to $349: 460
  • $350 to $399: 341
  • $400 to $449: 681
  • $450 to $499: 444
  • $500 to $549: 748
  • $550 to $599: 527
  • $600 to $649: 1,045
  • $650 to $699: 707
  • $700 to $749: 714
  • $750 to $799: 873
  • $800 to $899: 864
  • $900 to $999: 378
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 255
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 83
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 66
  • $2,000 or more: 27
  • No cash rent: 147
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $733.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $214,741.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $235,156
  • Black or African American householders: $211,249
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $180,387
  • Asian householders: $220,811
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $597,670
  • Some other race householders: $196,470
  • Two or more races householders: $243,197
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $199,947

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $233,200
02740:

$233,200
Massachusetts:

$326,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $191,100 - $283,300

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $245,519
Here:

$245,519
State:

$404,612

Townhouses or other attached units: $229,887
Here:

$229,887
State:

$335,995

In 2-unit structures: $231,539
Here:

$231,539
State:

$344,922

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $310,956
Here:

$310,956
State:

$330,316

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $209,485
Here:

$209,485
State:

$312,693

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,914
  • One, attached: 836
  • Two: 4,132
  • 3 or 4: 5,422
  • 5 to 9: 1,299
  • 10 to 19: 586
  • 20 to 49: 301
  • 50 or more: 1,431

Unemployment: 11.2%
02740 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,608 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,208 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 411 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 56 (0%)
  • Taxi: 168 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 878 (5%)
  • Other means: 215 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 333 (2%)
 

02740 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 715
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,671
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,836
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,263
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,572
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 437
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,505
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 313
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 406
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,161
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,009
  • 90 or more minutes: 685
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,178
  • In family households: 32,941 (4,583 male householders, 5,764 female householders)
    5,621 spouses, 13,060 children (12,353 natural, 239 adopted, 469 stepchildren), 967 grandchildren, 312 brothers or sisters, 306 parents, 954 other relatives, 1,374 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,237 (3,249 male householders (2,477 living alone)), 4,134 female householders (3,543 living alone)), 1,854 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,327 (978 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,314 2-persons, 2,512 3-persons, 2,358 4-persons, 733 5-persons, 331 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 6,020 1-person, 1,103 2-persons, 182 3-persons, 68 4-persons, 10 5-persons

3,666 married couples with children.
5,072 single-parent households (665 men, 4,407 women).

66.3% of residents of 02740 zip code speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 19% well, 19% not well, 7% not at all).
23.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% very well, 18% well, 18% not well, 10% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% very well, 20% well, 20% not well, 7% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (53% very well, 39% well, 8% not well).

Foreign born population: 7,618 (17.5%)
(61.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

17.5%
Whole state:

14.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Portugal (51%)
  • Cape Verde (21%)
  • Brazil (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Mexico (2%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 1,737
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,296
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,898
  • Before 1980: 4,347

Races in zip code 02740:

White population: 27,264
Black population: 3,125
American Indian population: 226
Asian population: 434
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 9
Some other race population: 2,711
Two or more races population: 2,506
Hispanic or Latino population: 6,812

Most common first ancestries reported in 02740 (%):



  • Portuguese (31%)
  • Other groups (16%)
  • Cape Verdean (13%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • French Canadian (3%)


Zip code 02740 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 02740 not listed on the city page:

  • JAMES B CONGDON (Students: 342; Location: 50 HEMLOCK STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ELIZABETH CARTER BROOKS (Students: 322; Location: 212 NEMASKET STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ELLEN R HATHAWAY (Students: 315; Location: 256 COURT STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BETSEY B WINSLOW (Students: 281; Location: 561 ALLEN STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NEW BEDFORD GLOBAL LEARNING HMCS (Students: 237; Location: 455 COUNTY STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • THOMAS R RODMAN (Students: 218; Location: 497 MILL STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HORATIO A KEMPTON (Students: 174; Location: 135 SHAWMUT AVENUE, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GEORGE H DUNBAR (Students: 140; Location: 338 DARTMOUTH STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST SIDE JR-SR HS (Students: 80; Location: 181 HILLMAN STREET, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: 06 - 12)

Private primary/middle school not listed on the city page:

  • SCHWARTZ REHAB (Students: 20; Location: 374 ROCKDALE AVE, NEW BEDFORD, MA; Grades: UG - UG)

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 02740:

  • New Bedford Days Inn, 500 Hathaway St, New Bedford, MA 02740 , Phone: (508) 997-1231, Fax: (508) 984-7977
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites , 185 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740 , Phone: (774) 634-2000, Fax: (774) 634-2001
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 02740

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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Population in 1990: 46,426. Population change in the 1990s: -3,035 (-6.5%).

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

  • This state: 29,629
  • Northeast: 2,730
  • Midwest: 363
  • South: 874
  • West: 631

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.

87% of the 02740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 239
Here:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 188
Here:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 353
Here:

16.0%
Massachusetts:

46.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 75,250
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 72,639
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 64,063
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 57,734
  • Management occupations: 54,090
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations: 50,335

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 Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


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
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts9True Value1
FedEx6UPS7
KFC1Walgreens4
Marriott1YMCA2


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