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ZIP Code 01230

Post Office City:Great Barrington, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (1:29pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -73.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01230

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 01230. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 01230 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred 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 western 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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5155151306
5-9184195379
10-14231191422
15-19409407816
20-24233198431
25-29192167359
30-34166178344
35-39168198366
40-44256238494
45-49303316619
50-54322393715
55-59375394769
60-64327396723
65-69238300538
70-74174163337
75-79126152278
80-84105146251
85 Plus89194283

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24136679
25-3486210296
35-44240189429
45-54536209745
55-64690195885
65-74444108552
75-8426076336
85 Plus9067157

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1253257
2373471
3323062
4292756
5454287
6354378
7353974
8374077
9323163
10414081
11433982
12413980
13583795
14483684
156344107
168270152
17101130231
1898116214
196547112
206146107

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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

For more information, see Great Barrington, MA education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 653 11%
 High School Graduate 2,538 43%
 Associate's degree 386 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,303 22%
 Master's degree 780 13%
 Professional school degree 197 3%
 Doctorate degree 80 1%
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 following school districts: Berkshire Hills School District and Private. There are 6 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 Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Berkshire Hills School District
Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School
35 W Plain Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eagleton School
446 Monterey Road
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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