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ZIP Code 01230

Primary City:Great Barrington, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (9:37am)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -73.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01230

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01230. 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 01230. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01230, 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:
Great Barrington, MA
Acceptable:
Egremont, Gt Barrington, N Egremont, New Marlboro, New Marlborou, New Marlborough, North Egremont, Simons Rock
Unacceptable:
Alford, Berkshire Heights, Hartsville, Risingdale, Van Deusenville

Stats and Demographics for the 01230 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01230 is located in west Massachusetts and covers a slightly higher 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 01230 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01230 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,430
Population Density 92 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,633
Median Home Value $351,100
Land Area 91.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,479
Median Household Income $51,467

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15518423140923319216616825630332237532723817412610589
Female151195191407198167178198238316393394396300163152146194
Total306379422816431359344366494619715769723538337278251283

Gender

 Male 4,053 48%
 Female 4,377 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,770 92.2%
 Black Or African American 206 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.3%
 Asian 126 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 122 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 177 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner138624053669044426090
Renter662101892091951087667
Total79296429745885552336157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,537 44%
 Single Guardian 496 14%
 Singles 1,176 34%
 Singles With Roommate 270 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,651 76%
 Households with Kids 828 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male25373229453535373241434158486382101986561
Female323430274243394031403939373644701301164746
Total5771625687787477638182809584107152231214112107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01230 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01230 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01230 real estate data, the median home value of $351,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 01230. Rentals in 01230 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01230 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,671 91.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 135 1.6%
 Nursing Facilities 234 2.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 344 4.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 46 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,562 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 797 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,120 24%
 Households Vacant 1,154 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 5.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 52 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 945 81.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 7.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 4%
 1 Bedroom 420 37%
 2 Bedroom 375 33%
 3+ Bedroom 297 26%
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 $51,467 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01230 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 01230 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 01230 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 2,363 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,467 35%
 No Earnings 2,269 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 2,363 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,467 35%
 No Earnings 2,269 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,364 82%
 Public transportation 67 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 278 7%
 Worked at Home 384 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 476 16%
 High School Graduate 1,210 42%
 Associate's degree 137 5%
 Bachelor's degree 636 22%
 Master's degree 301 10%
 Professional school degree 109 4%
 Doctorate degree 44 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 794 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 320 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 102 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01230

ZIP Code 01230 is in the Berkshire Hills School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01230.

Muddy Brook Regional Elementary School
318 Monumnet Valley Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berkshire Hills School District
Monument Valley Regional Middle School
313 Monument Valley Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Berkshire Hills School District
Monument Mt Regional High School
600 Stockbridge Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Berkshire Hills School District
Kolburne School
343 New Marlboro Southfield Rd
New Marlborough, MA 01230
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School
38 W Plain Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eagleton School
446 Monterey Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hillcrest Educational Center - Brookside
5 Ramsdell Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
John Dewey Academy
389 Main St
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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