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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 2015: 43,797
Zip code population in 2010: 43,087
Zip code population in 2000: 43,391

Houses and condos: 20,232
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,882
% of renters here:

60%
State:

38%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 02740: 132.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 7,704 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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Zip code 02740 (New Bedford, Massachusetts) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.4% ($2,751)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($4,273)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,794 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,684 (1.3%)

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Males: 20,739  (47.4%)
Females: 23,058  (52.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 02740:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02740:

  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 02740 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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

  • Zip code 02740 races chart
    • 27,264White population
    • 3,125Black population
    • 226American Indian population
    • 434Asian population
    • 9Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 2,711Some other race population
    • 2,506Two or more races population
    • 6,812Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $202,400
02740:

$202,400
Massachusetts:

$352,100



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in 02740 zip code as of March 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 02740 to the number of sex offenders is 818 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.6 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 2015:
This zip code:

$35,887
Massachusetts:

$70,628
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:

43.0%
Massachusetts:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

6.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,994
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,280


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 536 (292 now married, 244 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,342 (2,964 now married, 7,378 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02740 with a mortgage: 4,715 (170 second mortgage, 579 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,677

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,560
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $579

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

23.2%
Whole state:

11.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

15.0%
Whole state:

6.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1
  • 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

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 232Built 2010 to 2013
  • 358Built 2000 to 2009
  • 601Built 1990 to 1999
  • 817Built 1980 to 1989
  • 1,475Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1,481Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,741Built 1950 to 1959
  • 1,533Built 1940 to 1949
  • 11,994Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 02740 population

Zip code 02740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New Bedford, MA (02740)

  • 28no bedroom
  • 1221 bedroom
  • 1,6792 bedrooms
  • 3,9213 bedrooms
  • 1,1464 bedrooms
  • 4965+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 02740 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Bedford, MA (02740)

  • 243no bedroom
  • 2,8181 bedroom
  • 3,9262 bedrooms
  • 3,4063 bedrooms
  • 3244 bedrooms
  • 1655+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 02740 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in New Bedford, MA (02740) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 548no vehicle
  • 2,6771 vehicle
  • 2,9392 vehicles
  • 9063 vehicles
  • 2234 vehicles
  • 995+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 02740 population

Cars and other vehicles available in New Bedford, MA (02740) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3,368no vehicle
  • 5,2531 vehicle
  • 1,8742 vehicles
  • 3193 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 02740 population

  • Zip code 02740 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 02740 household income distribution in 2015
  • 2,053Less than $10,000
  • 2,174$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,399$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,151$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,158$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,049$30,000 to $34,999
  • 998$35,000 to $39,999
  • 924$40,000 to $44,999
  • 745$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,470$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,438$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,531$75,000 to $99,999
  • 976$100,000 to $124,999
  • 456$125,000 to $149,999
  • 464$150,000 to $199,999
  • 288$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 02740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 02740
  • 107Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 29$60,000 to $69,999
  • 92$70,000 to $79,999
  • 94$80,000 to $89,999
  • 81$90,000 to $99,999
  • 395$100,000 to $124,999
  • 504$125,000 to $149,999
  • 983$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,198$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,017$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,028$250,000 to $299,999
  • 495$300,000 to $399,999
  • 139$400,000 to $499,999
  • 92$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 02740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 02740
  • 182Less than $100
  • 122$100 to $149
  • 381$150 to $199
  • 333$200 to $249
  • 423$250 to $299
  • 404$300 to $349
  • 260$350 to $399
  • 561$400 to $449
  • 354$450 to $499
  • 750$500 to $549
  • 594$550 to $599
  • 1,257$600 to $649
  • 707$650 to $699
  • 930$700 to $749
  • 779$750 to $799
  • 1,235$800 to $899
  • 489$900 to $999
  • 635$1,000 to $1,249
  • 177$1,250 to $1,499
  • 61$1,500 to $1,999
  • 37$2,000 to $2,499
  • 11$3,500 or more
  • 200No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $772.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $161,675.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $204,097
  • Black or African American householders: $183,348
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $156,562
  • Asian householders: $191,648
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $518,732
  • Some other race householders: $170,521
  • Two or more races householders: $211,076
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $173,539

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $202,400
02740:

$202,400
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,900 - $248,200

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $260,565
Here:

$260,565
State:

$439,026

Townhouses or other attached units: $296,489
Here:

$296,489
State:

$393,052

In 2-unit structures: $236,551
Here:

$236,551
State:

$383,248

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $236,799
Here:

$236,799
State:

$429,779

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,176
Here:

$139,176
State:

$395,784

Mobile homes: $1,324,336
Here:

$1,324,336
State:

$103,179

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,160
  • One, attached: 562
  • Two: 4,030
  • 3 or 4: 5,895
  • 5 to 9: 1,109
  • 10 to 19: 401
  • 20 to 49: 392
  • 50 or more: 1,665
  • Mobile homes: 18

Unemployment: 12.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02740
  • 73.6%13,608Drove a car alone
  • 14.4%2,657Carpooled
  • 2.2%399Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%21Subway or elevated
  • 0.7%136Taxi
  • 0.1%16Motorcycle
  • 0.2%39Bicycle
  • 4.8%889Walked
  • 0.9%163Other means
  • 3.1%570Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02740
  • 816Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,6375 to 9 minutes
  • 3,62710 to 14 minutes
  • 3,38015 to 19 minutes
  • 2,03220 to 24 minutes
  • 52425 to 29 minutes
  • 1,31530 to 34 minutes
  • 33835 to 39 minutes
  • 30740 to 44 minutes
  • 95945 to 59 minutes
  • 1,22760 to 89 minutes
  • 76690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,390
  • In family households: 32,570 (4,370 male householders, 5,876 female householders)
    5,648 spouses, 12,801 children (12,108 natural, 235 adopted, 460 stepchildren), 1,077 grandchildren, 483 brothers or sisters, 440 parents, 529 other relatives, 1,239 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,820 (3,511 male householders (2,893 living alone)), 4,517 female householders (3,920 living alone)), 1,792 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,407 (978 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,243 2-persons, 2,849 3-persons, 1,945 4-persons, 844 5-persons, 237 6-persons, 128 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 6,813 1-person, 992 2-persons, 143 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 45 5-persons

3,909 married couples with children.
4,200 single-parent households (643 men, 3,557 women).

65.4% of residents of 02740 zip code speak English at home.
12.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 21% well, 18% not well, 4% not at all).
21.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% very well, 22% well, 16% not well, 7% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% very well, 40% well, 14% not well, 6% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% very well, 4% well).

Foreign born population: 8,058 (18.4%)
(57.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

18.4%
Whole state:

16.1%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 44%Italy
  • 7%Portugal
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 3%Bolivia
  • 3%Costa Rica
  • 2%Dominica
  • 2%Bangladesh

Most common first ancestries reported in 02740 (%)

  • 33%Portuguese
  • 17%Cape Verdean
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%French
  • 2%English
  • 2%French Canadian
  • 2%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,1722010 or later
  • 2,1702000 to 2009
  • 1,4861990 to 1999
  • 5,347Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 02740 population

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: 1.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 75%Utility gas
  • 14%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10%Electricity
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

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

  • This state: 28,548
  • Northeast: 3,112
  • Midwest: 367
  • South: 1,249
  • West: 346

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, 78% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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): 124
Here:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

8.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 222
Here:

10.0%
Massachusetts:

45.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 76,016Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 63,092Legal occupations
  • 61,545Business and financial operations occupations
  • 60,300Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 57,656Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 55,833Architecture and engineering occupations
Note: State values scaled to 02740 population

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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
Circle K4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts9UPS7
FedEx6Walgreens4
KFC1YMCA2
Marriott1
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