Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02557: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 230
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dukes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.454, Longitude -70.563
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 136
Population in Households 136
Population in Familes 77
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,671
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (11.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (80.9%)
Median Home Value $485,000
Average Home Value $545,238


Median Household Income $47,618
Average Household Income $70,893
Per Capita Income $37,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.72%
Households 0.68% 0.82%
Families 0.53% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02557 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 501 3rd
Population Density1 # 168 68th
Diversity Index2 # 102 80th
Median Household Income # 453 12th
Per Capita Income # 263 49th

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