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ZIP Code 01238

Primary City:Lee, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (1:14pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.30, -73.22
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01238. 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 01238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01238, 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:
Lee, MA
Unacceptable:
W Becket

Stats and Demographics for the 01238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01238 is located in west 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 01238 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 slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01238 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,047
Population Density 174 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,155
Median Home Value $251,300
Land Area 34.83 sq mi
Water Area 1.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,588
Median Household Income $59,477

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1301441531891601691481652012402342601981761141105659
Female135148178165182161132164205255248271216185131117108140
Total265292331354342330280329406495482531414361245227164199

Gender

 Male 2,906 48%
 Female 3,141 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,716 94.5%
 Black Or African American 62 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 100 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 96 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner88926541743928618372
Renter7116098127116938480
Total79249363544555379267152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,278 49%
 Single Guardian 337 13%
 Singles 812 31%
 Singles With Roommate 161 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,932 75%
 Households with Kids 656 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2519222834262731262528273439414343253740
Female2725302931304022253626304145284429382634
Total5244525765566753516154577584698772636374

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01238 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01238 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01238 real estate data, the median home value of $251,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01238 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01238 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,886 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 79 1.3%
 Other Institutional 44 0.7%
 College Student Housing 4 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,193 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 566 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 829 26%
 Households Vacant 567 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 9.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 39 6.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 421 74.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 9.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 3%
 1 Bedroom 384 57%
 2 Bedroom 188 28%
 3+ Bedroom 87 13%
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 $59,477 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01238 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 01238 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 1,972 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,835 34%
 No Earnings 1,569 29%
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 1,972 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,835 34%
 No Earnings 1,569 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,881 90%
 Public transportation 76 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 3%
 Worked at Home 170 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 158 7%
 High School Graduate 1,150 51%
 Associate's degree 118 5%
 Bachelor's degree 588 26%
 Master's degree 124 5%
 Professional school degree 51 2%
 Doctorate degree 77 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 742 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 136 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01238

ZIP Code 01238 is in the Lee School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01238.

Lee Elementary
310 Greylock St
Lee, MA 01238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee School District
Lee Middle/High School
300 Greylock St
Lee, MA 01238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lee School District
St Mary'S School
115 Orchard St
Lee, MA 01238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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