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: 1,032
  • PO Box Addresses: 332
  • Residential Addresses: 13,136
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,398
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,738

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

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Fall River, MA 02720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,773
Daytime Population: Workers 19,628
Daytime Population: Residents 16,536
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,164
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 29,373
Population in Familes 21,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,400
Population Density2 2,092
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $48,578
Average Household Income $64,087
Per Capita Income $28,451


Total Housing Units 14,620 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,258 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,963 (54.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,399 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $270,359
Average Home Value $298,074


Total Households 13,221
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 7,474
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 0.27% 0.31%
Households 0.18% 0.27%
Families 0.09% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

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, 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 # 53 90th
Population Density # 153 71st
Diversity Index # 177 66th
Median Household Income # 462 12th
Per Capita Income # 438 16th

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