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ZIP Code 01257

Primary City:Sheffield, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (2:55am)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.10, -73.37
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01257. 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 01257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01257, 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:
Sheffield, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01257 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 01257 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01257 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,121
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,231
Median Home Value $330,700
Land Area 36.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 957
Median Household Income $50,543

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35476472384940457095100941036850323419
Female3146645737404051589110395918852334940
Total669312812975898096128186203189194156102658359

Gender

 Male 1,055 50%
 Female 1,066 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,018 95.1%
 Black Or African American 20 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 11 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 36 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner232791601801418229
Renter739326054192417
Total97111122023416010646

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 469 49%
 Single Guardian 99 10%
 Singles 322 34%
 Singles With Roommate 67 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 749 78%
 Households with Kids 208 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8768886151061519141015141414159
Female57410897111111921101313141191010
Total1314101816171326211724402423282825232519

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01257 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01257 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01257 real estate data, the median home value of $330,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01257 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01257 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Studio apartments are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,112 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 463 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 242 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 252 20%
 Households Vacant 274 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 6.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 15 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 209 76.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 9.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 29%
 1 Bedroom 38 20%
 2 Bedroom 58 31%
 3+ Bedroom 36 19%
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 $50,543 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01257 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 01257 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 01257 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 723 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 556 30%
 No Earnings 550 30%
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 723 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 556 30%
 No Earnings 550 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 891 82%
 Public transportation 15 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 11 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 4%
 Worked at Home 126 12%
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 130 15%
 High School Graduate 450 51%
 Associate's degree 44 5%
 Bachelor's degree 164 19%
 Master's degree 46 5%
 Professional school degree 17 2%
 Doctorate degree 25 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 286 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 42 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01257

ZIP Code 01257 is in the Southern Berkshire School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01257.

Undermountain
491 Berkshire School Rd
Sheffield, MA 01257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southern Berkshire School District
South Egremont
491 Berkshire School Rd
Sheffield, MA 01257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southern Berkshire School District
Mt Everett Regional
491 Berkshire School Rd
Sheffield, MA 01257
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southern Berkshire School District

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