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ZIP Code 01253

Primary City:Otis, MA (View All Cities)
County: Berkshire County
Timezone: Eastern (6:34pm)
Area code: 413 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.20, -73.10
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 01253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 01253. 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 01253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 01253, 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:
Otis, MA
Unacceptable:
Cold Spring, North Otis

Stats and Demographics for the 01253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 01253 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 01253 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 families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 01253 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 731
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 568
Median Home Value $252,700
Land Area 18.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 324
Median Household Income $67,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 581220
5-9161531
10-14191635
15-19241842
20-24151328
25-29121830
30-34231639
35-39202242
40-44263561
45-49363773
50-54313263
55-59353570
60-64233659
65-69302858
70-74241943
75-7981018
80-846410
85 Plus459

Gender

 Male 360 49%
 Female 371 51%
Gender

Race

 White 710 97.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24033
25-3421728
35-4446955
45-5465873
55-64601676
65-7462264
75-8418220
85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 192 59%
 Single Guardian 38 12%
 Singles 71 22%
 Singles With Roommate 23 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 251 77%
 Households with Kids 73 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1325
2235
3112
4167
5358
6336
7527
8426
9134
103912
11426
12213
13437
14617
15505
169716
17426
18347
19358
20516

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 01253 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 01253 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 01253 real estate data, the median home value of $252,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 01253 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 01253 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 01253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 731 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 198 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 79 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 8%
 Households Vacant 244 43%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 222 91%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 13%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 21 88%
 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 $67,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 01253 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. However, that is not the case in 01253. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 211 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 176 28%
 No Earnings 239 38%
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 211 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 176 28%
 No Earnings 239 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 318 89%
 Public transportation 3 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 28 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 01253 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 9 3%
 High School Graduate 182 65%
 Associate's degree 21 8%
 Bachelor's degree 30 11%
 Master's degree 13 5%
 Professional school degree 24 9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 74 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 01253

ZIP Code 01253 is in the Farmington River Reg School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 01253.

Farmington River Elementary
555 North Main St
Otis, MA 01253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Farmington River Reg School District

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