02779 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 6,452
Zip code population in 2010: 6,411
Zip code population in 2000: 5,744

Houses and condos: 2,081
Renter-occupied apartments: 42
% of renters here:

2%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 02779: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 16.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 391 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.0% ($3,400)
Massachusetts:

1.2% ($3,955)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,374 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,472 (1.1%)

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Males: 3,255  (50.4%)
Females: 3,197  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 02779:

For population 15 years and over in 02779:

Zip code 02779 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 02779

  • Zip code 02779 races chart
    • 6,125White population
    • 55Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 27Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 37Some other race population
    • 70Two or more races population
    • 90Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 4,639
Rural population: 1,812

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $350,400
02779:

$350,400
Massachusetts:

$327,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02779, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $68,441 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$68,441
State:

$81,425

Salary/wage: $62,358 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$62,358
State:

$64,752
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.1% for AGIs below $25k, 80.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 65.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $891 (reported on 42.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$891
Massachusetts:

$2,136
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,333 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,333
State:

$9,473
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,787 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$2,787
State:

+$31,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,940 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

+$12,940
State:

+$20,662
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,228 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
02779:

$16,228
Massachusetts:

$18,892
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $23,183 (21% of AGI, reported on 47.9% of returns)
Here:

$23,183
State:

$28,907

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs below $25k, 11.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,061 (reported on 38.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,061
State:

$4,208
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,727 (reported on 47.9% of returns)
02779:

$9,727
State:

$13,303
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,893 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,893
State:

$1,971
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02779, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $58,286 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,286
State:

$62,877

Salary/wage: $52,662 (reported on 90.8% of returns)
Here:

$52,662
State:

$52,969
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 118.2% for AGIs below $10k, 75.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $823 (reported on 60.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$823
Massachusetts:

$1,945
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,197 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,197
State:

$5,323
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,000 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$13,000
State:

+$20,377
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,025 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$11,025
State:

+$17,837
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $10k, 9.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,976 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
02779:

$2,976
Massachusetts:

$3,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% 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: $5,125 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,125
Massachusetts:

$14,516

Total itemized deductions: $19,011 (22% of AGI, reported on 52.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,011
State:

$22,573

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.1% for AGIs below $10k, 14.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 16.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 21.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,510 (2% of AGI, reported on 47.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,510
State:

$3,295

Here:

1.7% of AGI
State:

2.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,037 (reported on 83.2% of returns)
02779:

$8,037
State:

$11,494
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,434 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,434
State:

$1,518

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.0%
Here:

62%
State:

58%
(% for various income ranges: 46.8% for AGIs below $10k, 58.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$90,741
Massachusetts:

$66,768
02779 map Nearest zip codes: 02702, 02718, 02764, 02780, 02715, 02726.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

63.8%
Massachusetts:

48.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 173
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,877


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 117 (109 now married, 8 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,516 (831 now married, 685 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02779 with a mortgage: 1,480 (112 second mortgage, 196 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 528

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,319
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S610

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

5.9%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2
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Year house built

  • 142010 or later
  • 3432000 to 2009
  • 4991990 to 1999
  • 4501980 to 1989
  • 2871970 to 1979
  • 961960 to 1969
  • 1351950 to 1959
  • 571940 to 1949
  • 2001939 or earlier

Zip code 02779 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 02779

  • 15no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 2632 bedrooms
  • 1,2513 bedrooms
  • 4154 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 02779

  • 0no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 02779 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 37no vehicle
  • 3961 vehicle
  • 8962 vehicles
  • 4903 vehicles
  • 1464 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in 02779 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 261 vehicle
  • 162 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $350,400
02779:

$350,400
Massachusetts:

$327,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $301,400 - $399,500

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 11.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 49.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,434

Size of family households: 510 2-persons, 450 3-persons, 381 4-persons, 208 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 292 1-person, 86 2-persons

1,303 married couples with children.
271 single-parent households (51 men, 220 women).

92.7% of residents of 02779 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% very well, 9% well, 55% not at all).
5.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% very well, 6% well, 4% not well).

Foreign born population: 455 (7.1%)
(67.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.1%
Whole state:

15.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 44%Portugal
  • 22%Colombia
  • 11%Brazil
  • 5%Azores Islands
  • 4%Grenada
  • 3%Australia
  • 3%Guatemala

Most common first ancestries reported in 02779 (%)

  • 18%Portuguese
  • 11%Irish
  • 10%English
  • 9%Italian
  • 8%French (except Basque)
  • 6%Other groups
  • 4%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 1872000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 326Before 1990

Zip code 02779 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 02779 marital status for males
Zip code 02779 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 73%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10%Wood
  • 9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4%Utility gas
  • 3%Other fuel
  • 1%Electricity

Population in 1990: 4,438. Population change in the 1990s: +1,306 (+29.4%).

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


73% of the 02779 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

93% of the 02779 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% 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): 59
Here:

6.7%
Massachusetts:

9.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

17.2%
Massachusetts:

10.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

29.1%
Massachusetts:

45.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 134,044Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 84,524Management occupations
  • 75,625Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 73,804Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 71,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 65,804Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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:

  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$294,15559$236,442498$219,36938$141,8254$246,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$323,3054$207,94023$243,4852$23,7400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$297,1956$263,32897$275,1019$214,5870$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$244,5498$258,50163$233,5474$157,6184$119,638
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$028$241,2414$142,4250$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6161.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$314,37111$300,042
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$339,9208$324,729
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$269,66011$358,911
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6161.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 02779 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2185.4 years
John1968.7 years
Charles1179.3 years
Robert1069.4 years
Manuel979.6 years
James975.7 years
William868.7 years
George874.5 years
Edward768.3 years
Doris681.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 02779 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith874.6 years
Jones669.3 years
Ashley680.2 years
Perry675.6 years
Mccrohan568.4 years
Costa474.0 years
White470.0 years
Adams365.7 years
Harrison376.3 years
Cummings377.0 years

Businesses in zip code 02779



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