02740 Real Estate Market Overview

Could New Bedford, MA 02740 be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about 02740. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 02740 such as Da...rtmouth and Fairhaven. When you’re ready, Trulia has 89 resale and new homes in 02740 lined up for you, including 15 open houses, and 109 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$129,900

Median Sales Price

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$99

Price Per Sqft

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$1,300

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 02740 show a -19% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 24% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 02740 for May 25 to Aug 24 was $129,900 based on 5 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 02740 was $99, a decrease of -28% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 02740 for Jul 25 to Aug 25 was $1,300.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

02740 has very low crime relative to the rest of Bristol County.

Knowing more about crime activity in 02740 can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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5

Counts of Shooting

2

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in 02740

There are 14 schools in 02740.

Elementary Schools
4

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy

Public, PK - 5

4

James B Congdon

Public, K - 5

4

Betsey B Winslow

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
2

Keith Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

1

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School

Public, 7 - 12

N/A

Trinity Day Academy

Public, 6 - 12

High Schools
2

New Bedford High School

Public, 9 - 12

1

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School

Public, 7 - 12

N/A

Trinity Day Academy

Public, 6 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in 02740 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
41%
Single residents
Home owners
43%
Home owners
Median age
37
Median age
Household income
$34,175
Median household income
College educated
20%
College educated

Commute

Most people in 02740 commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
93% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
3% commute by foot

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