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ZIP Code 01236

Primary City:Housatonic, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15am)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.28, -73.37
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01236

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01236. 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 01236. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01236, 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:
Housatonic, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01236 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01236 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 01236 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01236 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,509
Population Density 314 people per sq mi
Housing Units 784
Median Home Value $296,900
Land Area 4.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 641
Median Household Income $51,964

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5312455
5-9364379
10-14484088
15-19514697
20-24354277
25-29324274
30-34372461
35-39363470
40-445152103
45-495255107
50-546375138
55-596185146
60-646872140
65-69484896
70-74192948
75-79232851
80-84182038
85 Plus152641

Gender

 Male 724 48%
 Female 785 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,425 94.4%
 Black Or African American 15 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 12 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 43 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24279
25-34193554
35-44602888
45-5410732139
55-6415318171
65-74831093
75-8449655
85 Plus25732

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 312 49%
 Single Guardian 95 15%
 Singles 181 28%
 Singles With Roommate 53 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 485 76%
 Households with Kids 156 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1448
24610
3549
413518
551217
661218
78614
87310
9101020
1010717
117613
1213922
137815
14111021
15101323
16131124
17121022
187815
199413
20111425

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01236 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01236 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 01236 real estate data, the median home value of $296,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01236 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01236 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01236 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,461 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 48 3%
 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 331 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 167 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 143 18%
 Households Vacant 143 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 14.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 16 11.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 84 58.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 14.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 60 41%
 3+ Bedroom 87 59%
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 $51,964 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01236 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 01236 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 467 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 554 42%
 No Earnings 310 23%
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 467 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 554 42%
 No Earnings 310 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 743 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2%
 Worked at Home 43 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 01236 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 6 1%
 High School Graduate 162 39%
 Associate's degree 27 6%
 Bachelor's degree 162 39%
 Master's degree 35 8%
 Professional school degree 16 4%
 Doctorate degree 9 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 169 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 141 44%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01236

ZIP Code 01236 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01236.

Berkshire Meadows
249 N Plain Rd
Housatonic, MA 01236
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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