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ZIP Code 01223

Primary City:Becket, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (1:37am)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.3, -73.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01223

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01223. 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 01223. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01223, 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:
Becket, MA
Acceptable:
Washington
Unacceptable:
Becket Corners, Sherwood Forest

Stats and Demographics for the 01223 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01223 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 01223 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01223 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,314
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,986
Median Home Value $222,500
Land Area 69.75 sq mi
Water Area 2.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 986
Median Household Income $54,904

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55546101
5-94954103
10-145360113
15-196764131
20-24395089
25-295446100
30-34465399
35-396854122
40-447587162
45-49120104224
50-54135121256
55-59103139242
60-6411989208
65-697458132
70-745354107
75-79322456
80-84202848
85 Plus61521

Gender

 Male 1,168 50%
 Female 1,146 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,250 97.2%
 Black Or African American 11 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24639
25-34561672
35-4412716143
45-5424322265
55-6424612258
65-741437150
75-8471475
85 Plus13114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 553 56%
 Single Guardian 109 11%
 Singles 254 26%
 Singles With Roommate 70 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 752 76%
 Households with Kids 234 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141024
2121123
36915
414822
591423
68614
7111324
8121527
99615
1010616
11131528
1271421
13111526
14121022
15161329
16121325
17181331
18121426
1991120
2011819

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01223 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 01223 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 01223 real estate data, the median home value of $222,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01223 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01223 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01223 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,314 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 651 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 254 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 81 4%
 Households Vacant 1,000 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 0.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 28 2.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 915 91.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 4.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 10%
 2 Bedroom 32 28%
 3+ Bedroom 72 62%
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 $54,904 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01223 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. However, that is not the case in 01223. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 715 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 631 31%
 No Earnings 701 34%
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 715 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 631 31%
 No Earnings 701 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,046 90.8%
 Public transportation 6 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 2.3%
 Worked at Home 73 6.3%
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 79 9%
 High School Graduate 466 53%
 Associate's degree 44 5%
 Bachelor's degree 122 14%
 Master's degree 107 12%
 Professional school degree 46 5%
 Doctorate degree 16 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 265 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 3.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01223

ZIP Code 01223 is in the Central Berkshire School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01223.

Becket Washington School
12 Maple St
Becket, MA 01223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Berkshire School District

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