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: 834
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,553
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,518
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,035

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

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Fall River, MA 02721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,510
Daytime Population: Workers 9,198
Daytime Population: Residents 15,372
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,570
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 26,418
Population in Familes 20,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 6,025
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $35,952
Average Household Income $50,392
Per Capita Income $21,262


Total Housing Units 12,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,677 (29.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,487 (59.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,431 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $240,351
Average Home Value $258,438


Total Households 11,164
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 6,708
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 0.29% 0.33%
Households 0.19% 0.27%
Families 0.14% 0.25%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

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, 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 # 83 84th
Population Density # 78 85th
Diversity Index # 108 79th
Median Household Income # 497 5th
Per Capita Income # 489 6th

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