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ZIP Code 01242

Primary City:Lenox Dale, MA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00am)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -73.27
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01242. 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 01242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01242, 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 Dale, MA

Stats and Demographics for the 01242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01242 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 01242 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01242 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 476
Population Density 957 people per sq mi
Housing Units 214
Median Home Value $257,000
Land Area 0.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 196
Median Household Income $55,167

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 224 47%
 Female 252 53%


 White 457 96%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 8 2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 4 1%
 Two Or More Races 7 1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 98 50%
 Single Guardian 27 14%
 Singles 57 29%
 Singles With Roommate 14 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 147 75%
 Households with Kids 49 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01242 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01242 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 01242 real estate data, the median home value of $257,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 01242 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 472 99%
 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 4 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 86 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 47 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 63 29%
 Households Vacant 18 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 3 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $55,167 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 01242 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 01242 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 42 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 39%
 No Earnings 43 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 42 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 39%
 No Earnings 43 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 71 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1 1%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13 19%
 High School Graduate 39 57%
 Associate's degree 15 22%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 1 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 15 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01242

ZIP Code 01242 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01242.

The Montessori School of the Berkshires
21 Patterson Rd
Lenox, MA 01242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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