Overall Health Index

People Index

2

94.6% of the residents in 02740 has health insurance.

Provider Index

63

There are about 1,197 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02740.

Hospital Index

10

The average hospital rating near 02740 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

19

Residents in 02740 travel 15.4 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

2

94.6% of the residents in 02740 has health insurance.

Provider Index

63

There are about 1,197 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 02740.

Hospital Index

10

The average hospital rating near 02740 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

19

Residents in 02740 travel 15.4 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 02740 - New Bedford, MA

The Overall Health Index in 02740 - New Bedford, MA is 5, ranking 31,648 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 43,531 residents live in 02740 - New Bedford, MA with a median age of 40.1 years. 21.7 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.9 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 34.2 percent of the residents in 02740 is currently married, and 42.2 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 11 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 6.5 percent of the population living in 02740 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 02740 is $3,009. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 02740 - New Bedford, MA is approximately $836. That means the residents typically spend about 27.8 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

87.9 percent of the population in 02740 - New Bedford, MA drive to work alone. 2.3 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 71.6 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 10.4 percent of the residents in 02740 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.32 members with about 1.24 cars available per household. Approximately 22 percent of the households in 02740 - New Bedford, Massachusetts do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

57.1 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 50.6 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.1 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 02740 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.3 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 02740 - New Bedford, MA would have to travel an average of 11.9 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Southcoast Hospital Group. In a 20-mile radius, there are 1,197 physicians accessible to residents who live in 02740 - New Bedford, MA.

Gender Ratio in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Gender (%)02740MAUSA
Male4748.549.3
Female5351.550.7

Racial Makeup in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Race (%)02740MAUSA
Non-Hispanic White6478.973
Non-Hispanic Black8.17.412.7
Asian1.86.35.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.50.20.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.100.2
Other Race2.84.14.9
Two or More Races1.93.94.4

Median Income in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Income (%)02740MAUSA
Under $25,00028.713.516.9
$25,000 to $49,99924.714.821.3
$50,000 to $74,99918.114.718.3
$75,000 to $99,99911.913.213.7
$100,000 and More16.743.829.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Livability02740MAUSA
Monthly Income ($)3,0096,1814,897
Housing Costs ($)8361,4311,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)27.823.221.9

Education in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Education Level(%)02740MAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education15.84.85.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma9.75.47.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent30.62527.5
Some College, No Degree17.916.121
Associate's Degree8.57.78.2
Bachelor's Degree1122.918.6
Graduate or Professional Degree6.518.211.4

People Index

People Index in 02740

2

The People Index in 02740 is 2, ranking 32,660 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 02740 - New Bedford, MA

An estimate of 94.6 percent of all residents in 02740 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 02740 - New Bedford, MA who have health insurance is 94.6 percent. 34.4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 34.5 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 2.5 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 94 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 94 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Insurance Type (%)02740MAUSA
No Insurance5.4312.2
Public Insurance57.13533
Private Insurance50.674.366.7

Insurance Types in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Insurance Type (%)02740MAUSA
Employer Insurance34.554.146.1
Direct Purchase Insurance2.55.46.2
Medicare4.13.54.6
Medicaid34.415.914.2
TRICARE1.31.12.7
VA0.10.10.3

Percent Insured by Income in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Income (%)02740MAUSA
Under $25,000949582
$25,000 to $49,999949584
$50,000 to $74,999949688
$75,000 to $99,999989791
$100,000 and More989893

Types of Insurance by Income in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00068424
$25,000 to $49,99966644
$50,000 to $74,99964857
$75,000 to $99,99923969
$100,000 and More21989

Insurance Rate by Age in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)02740MAUSA
Under 18999994
Adults (18-64 years)939684
Seniors (65+ years)99.910099

Residents with Disabilities in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Disability Type02740MAUSA
Any Disability1711.612.5
Hearing Disability3.93.33.5
Vision Disability2.23.33.5
Cognitive Disability11.21.3
Ambulatory Disability9.367
Self-Care Disability0.70.90.9
Independent Living Disability9.65.45.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 02740

63

The Provider Index in 02740 - New Bedford, MA is 63, ranking 12,204 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 02740 - New Bedford, MA

For the 9,464 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 93 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 02740 - New Bedford, MA. An estimate of 4 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 6,499 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius02740MAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents266238
Dentists per 10,000 residents6128
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18103316
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65114928

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 02740

10

The Hospital Index in 02740 - New Bedford, MA is 10, ranking 29,689 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Southcoast Hospital Group123/5
Saint Anne's Hospital123/5
Falmouth Hospital174/5
Morton Hospital202/5
Average Hospital15.43/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 02740

19

The Travel Index in 02740 - New Bedford, MA is 19, ranking 26,718 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 02740 - New Bedford, MA

7.3 percent of residents in 02740 - New Bedford, MA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.24 cars per household in 02740 - New Bedford, MA with an approximate average household size of 2.32 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 15.4 miles. 02740 - New Bedford, MA ranks 13,125 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Southcoast Hospital Group with a distance of 12 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Housholds with Cars (%)02740MAUSA
No Cars2212.38.7
1 Car4435.432.9
2 Cars2636.537.3
3 Cars611.214.1
4 or More Cars24.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Travel Method (%)02740MAUSA
Driving Solo73.97176.6
Driving with One Person10.467.1
Driving with Two People1.70.91.3
Driving with Three People0.70.30.5
Bus2.83.42.5
Taxi0.40.20.1
Train0.24.41.8
Walk4.64.82.7
Bicycle0.30.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Southcoast Hospital Group12
Saint Anne's Hospital12
Falmouth Hospital17

Work Travel Time in 02740 - New Bedford, MA

Average Travel Time02740MAUSA
Less than 10 min.16.920.423.3
10 to 14 min.21.213.215.3
15 to 19 min.191314.6
20 to 24 min.11.75.96.4
25 to 29 min.2.814.113.7
30 to 34 min.7.33.32.9
35 to 44 min.5.215.312
45 to 59 min.5.59.26.2
60 or more min.10.43.22.7
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