The 01223 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Becket, MA in Berkshire County in the United States. The current population estimate is 2,443. The 01223 ZIP Code has a median age of 52.2 years, and 31.5% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Median househould income is at $75,250, with an estimated 3% of the population living below the poverty line. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 95.3% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $40,917.
The median household income in ZIP Code 01223 is $75,250, while the region's mean household income is $93,418. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $40,917. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01223 of $40,917 is approximately 6.5% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 3.3% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 65.26% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 21.6% of the population in 01223 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 21.0% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 1.6% of 01223 residents earn less than $10,000 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||1.6%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||2.8%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||7.5%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||6.8%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||10.2%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||21.0%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||16.4%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||21.6%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||6.4%|
|$200,000 or more per year||5.7%|
In ZIP Code 01223, 95.3% of the population graduated high school, while 31.9% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 0.9% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 15.8% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 31.9% in this Berkshire County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||0.9%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||3.8%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||31.9%|
|Some college, no degree||19.2%|
|Graduate or professional degree||15.8%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01223, 97.6% is one race, while 2.4% are two or more races. Approximately 3.3% of 01223 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01223 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (95.9%), followed by Black or African American (3.8%) .
|Black or African American||3.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Some other race||1.9%|
In ZIP Code 01223, 95.1% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.9% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 4.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Berkshire County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||4.0%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.0%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01223, an estimated 17.8% of homes were built between 1980 and 1989. Additionally, 17.7% of homes in the region were built in 1939 or earlier, while an estimated 0.6% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Berkshire County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||0.6%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.6%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||12.9%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||12.5%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||17.8%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||15.2%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||13.4%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||6.0%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||3.3%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||17.7%|
Residents of ZIP Code 01223 are older than average. The median age of 52.2 years in ZIP Code 01223 is approximately 37.01% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 83.6% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 31.5% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.6% of the population in 01223 falls in the age group 65 to 74 years, while an estimated 14.9% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.2% of 01223 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||4.5%|
|5 to 9 years||2.8%|
|10 to 14 years||5.6%|
|15 to 19 years||4.5%|
|20 to 24 years||2.3%|
|25 to 34 years||10.8%|
|35 to 44 years||9.6%|
|45 to 54 years||14.9%|
|55 to 59 years||9.4%|
|60 to 64 years||11.9%|
|65 to 74 years||17.6%|
|75 to 84 years||4.9%|
|85 years and over||1.2%|
Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01223 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.78 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 16.02% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 27.47% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 01223||14.07¢/kWh||8.48¢/kWh||6.07¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 01223||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 01223, 67.6% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 9.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 32.0 minutes. Approximately 26.9% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01223 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 15.9% work in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.7% of 01223 workers 16 years and over work in wholesale trade.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||2.2%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||4.1%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||2.8%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||10.6%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||26.9%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||15.9%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.3%|