Fall River, MA 02721 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02721: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fall River, MA 02721

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bristol County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.685, Longitude -71.157
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 856
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,553
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,512
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,041

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

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  1. 02721 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02721 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Fall River, MA 02721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,092
Population in Households 26,971
Population in Familes 20,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 6,157
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $36,763
Average Household Income $51,603
Per Capita Income $22,081


Total Housing Units 13,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,882 (29.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,684 (58.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,473 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $245,958
Average Home Value $274,040


Total Households 11,566
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,894
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.32% 0.35%
Households 0.25% 0.31%
Families 0.22% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Fall River, MA 02721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02721 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 # 78 85th
Population Density # 76 86th
Diversity Index # 108 79th
Median Household Income # 497 5th
Per Capita Income # 490 6th

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