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ZIP Code 01240

Primary City:Lenox, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (1:39pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -73.28
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01240. 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 01240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01240, 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:
Lenox, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01240 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 01240 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01240 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,534
Population Density 212 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,920
Median Home Value $321,400
Land Area 21.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,089
Median Household Income $51,464

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 55


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58872160
5-983104187
10-14138131269
15-19187133320
20-246564129
25-297066136
30-347773150
35-398798185
40-44110137247
45-49154167321
50-54168206374
55-59156165321
60-64169218387
65-69128149277
70-7488118206
75-7985118203
80-8490143233
85 Plus101328429

Gender

 Male 2,044 45%
 Female 2,490 55%
Gender

Race

 White 4,295 94.7%
 Black Or African American 61 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 64 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 34 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 70 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2412425
25-3429102131
35-4414575220
45-54290110400
55-64312104416
65-7424374317
75-84183108291
85 Plus112177289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 929 44%
 Single Guardian 176 8%
 Singles 870 42%
 Singles With Roommate 114 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,677 80%
 Households with Kids 412 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151429
2181836
3201333
4231841
5212344
6152237
7161935
8112334
9201737
10212748
11272653
12242145
13303060
14362763
15513081
16483482
17413475
18312455
19161127
20151631

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01240 has a large 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 01240 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 01240 real estate data, the median home value of $321,400 is 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 01240. Rentals in 01240 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,281 94.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 1.1%
 Nursing Facilities 136 3.0%
 Other Institutional 56 1.2%
 College Student Housing 7 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 788 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 527 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 774 27%
 Households Vacant 831 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 9.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.5%
 For Sale Only 55 6.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 647 77.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 4.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 2%
 1 Bedroom 334 46%
 2 Bedroom 220 30%
 3+ Bedroom 160 22%
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 $51,464 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 01240 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 01240 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. The commute in 01240 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,055 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,116 29%
 No Earnings 1,724 44%
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 1,055 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,116 29%
 No Earnings 1,724 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,300 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 66 4%
 Worked at Home 191 12%
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 72 5%
 High School Graduate 667 44%
 Associate's degree 49 3%
 Bachelor's degree 267 18%
 Master's degree 282 18%
 Professional school degree 119 8%
 Doctorate degree 69 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 778 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 127 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01240

ZIP Code 01240 is in the Lenox School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01240.

Lenox Memorial High School
197 East St
Lenox, MA 01240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lenox School District
Morris
129 West St
Lenox, MA 01240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenox School District
Hillcrest Educational Centers
349 Old Stockbridge Rd
Lenox, MA 01240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
High Point School
242 W Mountain Rd
Lenox, MA 01240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Berkshire Christian Schools
259 Kemble St
Lenox, MA 01240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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