Data Profile of ZIP Code 01240

About Lenox, MA (ZIP Code 01240)

Massachusetts

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 01240

The 01240 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Lenox, MA in Berkshire County in the United States. The current population estimate is 4,453. The 01240 ZIP Code has a median age of 59.1 years, and 45.3% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Approximately 2% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $68,393. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 94.9% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $53,085.

Population in 01240

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01240 is 4,453.

Lenox, MA

The 01240 ZIP Code is associated with Lenox, MA in Berkshire County.

Area Codes associated with 01240

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01240 include 413.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01240

Sunrise: 6:53 am
Sunset: 6:29 pm
Sunrise in 01240 6:53 am
Sunrise in 01240 6:29 pm

Weather forecast for 01240

Today's forecast for 01240: A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 01240

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 01240 Good

Internet in 01240

In ZIP Code 01240, an estimated 85.9% of households have a computer, while 73.7% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01240

In ZIP Code 01240, males make up an estimated 46.9% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 53.1%.

Health Insurance in 01240

Approximately 6.5% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01240 (Lenox, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01240

The median household income in ZIP Code 01240 is $68,393, while the region's mean household income is $109,929. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $53,085. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01240 of $53,085 is approximately 21.31% more than the per capita income in Massachusetts overall of $43,761. An estimated 2.2% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 76.84% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 16.8% of the population in 01240 earn $200,000 or more per year, while an estimated 15.7% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 3.6% of 01240 residents earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 01240

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 4.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 5.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 6.4%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 11.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 15.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 3.6%
$200,000 or more per year 16.8%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01240

In ZIP Code 01240, 94.9% of the population graduated high school, while 53.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.1% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 24.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 20.0% in this Berkshire County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01240

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 1.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.1%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20.0%
Some college, no degree 13.1%
Associate's degree 7.9%
Bachelor's degree 29.1%
Graduate or professional degree 24.7%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 01240

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01240, 98.0% is one race, while 2.0% are two or more races. Approximately 6.4% of 01240 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01240 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (92.8%), followed by Black or African American (3.7%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 01240

Industry Percent
White 92.8%
Black or African American 3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 3.0%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01240

In ZIP Code 01240, 87.6% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 5.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 7.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.2% 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.

Language Spoken in 01240

Language Spoken Percent
English only 87.6%
Spanish 5.0%
Other Indo-European languages 7.2%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.2%
Other languages 0.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 01240

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01240, an estimated 27.5% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 16.6% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.7% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Berkshire County region.

Age of Housing in 01240

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.7%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 5.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 7.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 12.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 16.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 13.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 11.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3.5%
Built in 1939 or earlier 27.5%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 01240

Residents of ZIP Code 01240 are older than average. The median age of 59.1 years in ZIP Code 01240 is approximately 55.12% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 88.6% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 45.3% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 16.5% of the population in 01240 falls in the age group 75 to 84 years, while an estimated 14.6% are aged 65 to 74 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.4% of 01240 residents are aged 10 to 14 years.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 01240

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 2.5%
5 to 9 years 4.2%
10 to 14 years 2.4%
15 to 19 years 6.2%
20 to 24 years 6.1%
25 to 34 years 5.5%
35 to 44 years 7.2%
45 to 54 years 11.9%
55 to 59 years 6.2%
60 to 64 years 6.0%
65 to 74 years 14.6%
75 to 84 years 16.5%
85 years and over 10.8%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01240

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01240 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 34.9% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01240 is high blood pressure, as approximately 33.2% of adults 18 and older in this Berkshire County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 01240

Health Issue Percent of adults*
High blood pressure 33.2%
Diagnosed diabetes 10.1%
Stroke 3.8%
Chronic kidney disease 3.3%
Current asthma 9.3%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 11.5%
Arthritis 31.7%
High cholesterol 34.9%
Coronary heart disease 7.9%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01240

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01240 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 94.5% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 93.5% of those 18 and above in 01240 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01240 include sleeping less than 7 hours (32.5% of adults aged 18 and above) and no leisure-time physical activity (25.6% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01240

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 84.2%
Cholesterol screening 94.5%
Current access to health insurance 93.5%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 74.9%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 80.3%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 01240

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Sleeping less than 7 hours 32.5%
No leisure-time physical activity 25.6%
Binge drinking 15.3%
Obesity 22.6%
Current smoking 12.1%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01240

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01240 of 14.07¢/kWh. This rate is about 41.2% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 8.99% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01240 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.68 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 13.59% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 28.98% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes electricity rates in 01240 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 01240

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01240 14.07¢/kWh 8.48¢/kWh 6.07¢/kWh
Massachusetts 23.93¢/kWh 18.18¢/kWh 18.67¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 01240

Month ZIP Code 01240 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.57 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.34 3 6.31
Mar 4.96 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.35 5.13 7.3
May 5.36 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.35 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.73 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.58 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.54 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.07 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.54 2.33 5.99
Dec 2.71 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes solar power levels in 01240 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 01240

In 01240, 48.4% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 17.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 18.3 minutes. Approximately 29.4% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01240 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 12.8% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 01240 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 01240

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.0%
Construction 7.6%
Manufacturing 6.8%
Wholesale trade 1.2%
Retail trade 10.8%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.2%
Information 3.7%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.6%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 12.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 29.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.3%
Other services, except public administration 5.7%
Public administration 1.8%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01240

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01240, credit card or prepaid card have received the most complaints in 01240 in the past 12 months. received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Berkshire County region was fees or interest.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 01240

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit card or prepaid card 2
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01240

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Fees or interest 1
Problem with a purchase shown on your statement 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 01240. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.