The 01230 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Great Barrington, MA in Berkshire County in the United States. The current population estimate is 8,525. The 01230 ZIP Code has a median age of 49.6 years, and 31.2% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Approximately 6% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $69,328. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 92.9% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $37,722.
The median household income in ZIP Code 01230 is $69,328, while the region's mean household income is $88,861. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $37,722. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01230 of $37,722 is approximately 13.8% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 5.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 38.95% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.1% of the population in 01230 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 13.8% earn $75,000 to $99,999 per year, and 1.8% of 01230 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||6.2%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||1.8%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||8.6%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||10.9%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||13.2%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||12.0%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||13.8%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||20.1%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||6.6%|
|$200,000 or more per year||6.7%|
In ZIP Code 01230, 92.9% of the population graduated high school, while 41.2% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.5% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 22.0% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 27.4% in this Berkshire County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||1.5%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||5.6%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||27.4%|
|Some college, no degree||14.1%|
|Graduate or professional degree||22.0%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01230, 99.0% is one race, while 1.0% are two or more races. Approximately 5.7% of 01230 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01230 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (94.1%), followed by Black or African American (3.2%) .
|Black or African American||3.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.2%|
|Some other race||2.3%|
In ZIP Code 01230, 92.7% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 3.9% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 2.6% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.7% of homes. Lastly, 0.1% 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||2.6%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.7%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01230, an estimated 41.4% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 12.1% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.4% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Berkshire County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||2.1%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.4%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||6.5%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||9.9%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||10.7%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||12.1%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||5.3%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||4.6%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||7.1%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||41.4%|
Residents of ZIP Code 01230 are older than average. The median age of 49.6 years in ZIP Code 01230 is approximately 30.18% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 78.9% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 31.2% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.9% of the population in 01230 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 13.6% are aged 65 to 74 years. On the low end of the scale, 4.5% of 01230 residents are aged 20 to 24 years.
|Under 5 years||5.3%|
|5 to 9 years||4.7%|
|10 to 14 years||5.1%|
|15 to 19 years||9.5%|
|20 to 24 years||4.5%|
|25 to 34 years||7.6%|
|35 to 44 years||7.5%|
|45 to 54 years||14.9%|
|55 to 59 years||7.4%|
|60 to 64 years||8.6%|
|65 to 74 years||13.6%|
|75 to 84 years||6.8%|
|85 years and over||4.7%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01230 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 33.4% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01230 is high blood pressure, as approximately 30.6% of adults 18 and older in this Berkshire County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||8.3%|
|Chronic kidney disease||3.1%|
|Coronary heart disease||7.0%|
|High blood pressure||30.6%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01230 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 93.7% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 91.9% of those 18 and above in 01230 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01230 include sleeping less than 7 hours (29.2% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (23.8% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||78.9%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||75.5%|
|Current access to health insurance||93.7%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||78.6%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||29.2%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||20.3%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01230 of 13.13¢/kWh. This rate is about 53.27% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 16.05% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01230 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.67 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 13.35% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 29.14% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 01230||13.13¢/kWh||7.38¢/kWh||5.14¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 01230||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 01230, 63.4% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 11.4% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 17.9 minutes. Approximately 25.0% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01230 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 15.5% work in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.7% of 01230 workers 16 years and over work in transportation and warehousing, and utilities.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||2.3%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||1.7%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||4.8%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||13.8%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||25.0%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||15.5%|
|Other services, except public administration||6.0%|