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ZIP Code 01238

Primary City:Lee, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (9:19am)
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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5130135265
5-9144148292
10-14153178331
15-19189165354
20-24160182342
25-29169161330
30-34148132280
35-39165164329
40-44201205406
45-49240255495
50-54234248482
55-59260271531
60-64198216414
65-69176185361
70-74114131245
75-79110117227
80-8456108164
85 Plus59140199

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2487179
25-3489160249
35-4426598363
45-54417127544
55-64439116555
65-7428693379
75-8418384267
85 Plus7280152

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1252752
2192544
3223052
4282957
5343165
6263056
7274067
8312253
9262551
10253661
11282654
12273057
13344175
14394584
15412869
16434487
17432972
18253863
19372663
20403474

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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