Falmouth, MA 02540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Falmouth, MA 02540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Barnstable County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.563, Longitude -70.626
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 624
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,672
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 340
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,332

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Falmouth, MA 02540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,383
Daytime Population: Workers 10,071
Daytime Population: Residents 4,333
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.72
Population in Households 8,003
Population in Familes 5,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 380
Population Density2 722
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $62,987
Average Household Income $99,039
Per Capita Income $50,488


Total Housing Units 6,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,543 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,651 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,496 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $642,209
Average Home Value $694,917


Total Households 4,194
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 2,105
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.32%
Households 0.43% 0.35%
Families 0.28% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Falmouth, MA 02540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02540 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 273 48th
Population Density # 274 48th
Diversity Index # 270 49th
Median Household Income # 357 32nd
Per Capita Income # 120 77th

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