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ZIP Code 01226

Primary City:Dalton, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (2:24pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.48, -73.15
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01226. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 01226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01226, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dalton, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01226 is located in northwest Massachusetts and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 01226 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,945
Population Density 263 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,993
Median Home Value $205,200
Land Area 26.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,803
Median Household Income $51,827

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male164216245256177157134169227304277256231151951158176
Female129206276213154188155190250307301288236164147139117154
Total293422521469331345289359477611578544467315242254198230

Gender

 Male 3,331 48%
 Female 3,614 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,725 96.8%
 Black Or African American 49 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.0%
 Asian 54 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1114932454448727520885
Renter43115132121109607565
Total54264456665596335283150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,424 51%
 Single Guardian 458 16%
 Singles 742 26%
 Singles With Roommate 179 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,923 69%
 Households with Kids 880 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3730244736394061403445495265476557493841
Female2627283424494640475756426556375454383034
Total6357528160888610187911019111712184119111876875

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01226 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01226 real estate data, the median home value of $205,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01226 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,843 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 102 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,473 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 610 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 720 24%
 Households Vacant 190 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 27 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 2%
 1 Bedroom 230 37%
 2 Bedroom 97 16%
 3+ Bedroom 281 45%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,827 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01226 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 01226 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,930 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,982 35%
 No Earnings 1,819 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,930 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,982 35%
 No Earnings 1,819 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,143 90.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 177 5.1%
 Worked at Home 118 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 01226 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 73 3%
 High School Graduate 1,318 53%
 Associate's degree 275 11%
 Bachelor's degree 515 21%
 Master's degree 220 9%
 Professional school degree 47 2%
 Doctorate degree 59 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,020 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 118 9.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01226

ZIP Code 01226 is in the Central Berkshire School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01226.

Craneville
71 Park Ave
Dalton, MA 01226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Berkshire School District
Nessacus Regional Middle School
35 Fox Rd
Dalton, MA 01226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Central Berkshire School District
Wahconah Regional High School
150 Windsor Rd
Dalton, MA 01226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central Berkshire School District
St Agnes Academy
30 Carson Ave
Dalton, MA 01226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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