Fall River, MA 02720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fall River, MA 02720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bristol County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.716, Longitude -71.138
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,033
  • PO Box Addresses: 326
  • Residential Addresses: 13,063
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,360
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,703

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Fall River, MA 02720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,773
Population in Households 29,388
Population in Familes 21,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,385
Population Density2 2,272
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $50,778
Average Household Income $67,923
Per Capita Income $30,015


Total Housing Units 14,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,417 (37.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,769 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,426 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $278,735
Average Home Value $322,351


Total Households 13,186
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 7,484
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 0.34% 0.35%
Households 0.3% 0.35%
Families 0.22% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Fall River, MA 02720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02720 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 54 90th
Population Density # 139 74th
Diversity Index # 174 67th
Median Household Income # 460 12th
Per Capita Income # 438 16th

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