Data Profile of ZIP Code 01247

About North Adams, MA (ZIP Code 01247)

Massachusetts

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 01247

The 01247 ZIP Code is primarily associated with North Adams, MA in Berkshire County in the United States. The current population estimate is 15,466. The 01247 ZIP Code has a median age of 43.2 years, and 24.8% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Median househould income in this ZIP sits at $44,721, and approximately 13% of the population lives below the poverty line. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 85.1% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $26,466.

Population in 01247

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 01247 is 15,466.

North Adams, MA

The 01247 ZIP Code is associated with North Adams, MA in Berkshire County.

Area Codes associated with 01247

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 01247 include 413.

Sunrise / Sunset in 01247

Sunrise: 5:33 am
Sunset: 8:23 pm
Sunrise in 01247 5:33 am
Sunrise in 01247 8:23 pm

Weather forecast for 01247

This Afternoon's forecast for 01247: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

Current air quality in 01247

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 01247 Good

Internet in 01247

In ZIP Code 01247, an estimated 83.9% of households have a computer, while 76.7% have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 01247

In ZIP Code 01247, males make up an estimated 50.5% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 49.5%.

Health Insurance in 01247

Approximately 5.9% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 01247 (North Adams, MA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 01247

The median household income in ZIP Code 01247 is $44,721, while the region's mean household income is $61,315. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $26,466. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01247 of $26,466 is approximately 39.52% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $43,761. An estimated 12.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately33.68% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 16.9% of the population in 01247 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 14.0% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 2.7% of 01247 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 10.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 7.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 13.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 10.7%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 14.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 16.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 11.2%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 3.6%
$200,000 or more per year 2.7%

Education levels in ZIP Code 01247

In ZIP Code 01247, 85.1% of the population graduated high school, while 23.4% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 6.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 9.2% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 36.4% in this Berkshire County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 01247

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 6.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8.9%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 36.4%
Some college, no degree 18.1%
Associate's degree 7.2%
Bachelor's degree 14.2%
Graduate or professional degree 9.2%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01247, 95.2% is one race, while 4.8% are two or more races. Approximately 5.8% of 01247 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01247 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (94.8%), followed by Black or African American (4.4%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 01247. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 01247

Industry Percent
White 94.8%
Black or African American 4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.8%
Asian 1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2%
Some other race 2.8%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 01247

In ZIP Code 01247, 92.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 4.2% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 2.6% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.8% of homes. Lastly, 0.4% 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 01247

Language Spoken Percent
English only 92.0%
Spanish 4.2%
Other Indo-European languages 2.6%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.8%
Other languages 0.4%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01247, an estimated 46.3% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 12.0% of homes in the region were built between 1950 and 1959, while an estimated 0.1% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Berkshire County region.

Age of Housing in 01247

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.3%
Built between 2010 and 2013 0.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 5.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 10.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 11.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 12.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6.4%
Built in 1939 or earlier 46.3%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247

Residents of ZIP Code 01247 are older than average. The median age of 43.2 years in ZIP Code 01247 is approximately 13.39% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 81.9% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 24.8% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.1% of the population in 01247 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 11.3% are aged 65 to 74 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.5% of 01247 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 4.4%
5 to 9 years 5.4%
10 to 14 years 5.1%
15 to 19 years 7.0%
20 to 24 years 9.8%
25 to 34 years 9.4%
35 to 44 years 10.4%
45 to 54 years 14.1%
55 to 59 years 7.0%
60 to 64 years 7.9%
65 to 74 years 11.3%
75 to 84 years 5.7%
85 years and over 2.5%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 01247 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01247 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 32.7% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01247 is high blood pressure, as approximately 31.3% 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 01247. 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 01247

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 27.6%
High blood pressure 31.3%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.4%
Current asthma 12.2%
Coronary heart disease 6.9%
Diagnosed diabetes 10.0%
High cholesterol 32.7%
Chronic kidney disease 3.2%
Stroke 3.4%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 01247 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01247 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 94.1% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 84.2% of those 18 and above in 01247 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01247 include obesity (32.7% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (31.6% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 01247

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 94.1%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 76.7%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 73.0%
Cholesterol screening 84.2%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 68.4%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247. 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 01247

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 16.1%
Current smoking 18.3%
No leisure-time physical activity 25.9%
Obesity 32.7%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 31.6%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 01247 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01247 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.51 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 9.47% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 31.56% 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 01247. This visualizes electricity rates in 01247 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 01247

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 01247 13.13¢/kWh 7.38¢/kWh 5.14¢/kWh
Massachusetts 29.5¢/kWh 19.76¢/kWh 17.78¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 01247

Month ZIP Code 01247 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.06 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.06 3 6.31
Mar 4.97 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.27 5.13 7.3
May 5.19 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.39 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.66 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.56 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.31 5.15 7.02
Oct 3.75 3.32 6.92
Nov 3.16 2.33 5.99
Dec 2.73 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 01247. This visualizes solar power levels in 01247 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 01247

In 01247, 58.6% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.0% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 19.3 minutes. Approximately 34.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01247 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 12.4% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.1% of 01247 workers 16 years and over work in wholesale trade.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 01247. 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 01247

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.1%
Construction 7.7%
Manufacturing 8.1%
Wholesale trade 1.1%
Retail trade 12.4%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1.3%
Information 2.0%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4.8%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 8.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 34.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 11.1%
Other services, except public administration 3.9%
Public administration 3.6%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 01247 [5]

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01247, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 01247 in the past 12 months. Credit card or prepaid card received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Berkshire County region was other features, terms, or problems.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 01247. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 01247

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 9
Credit card or prepaid card 6
Student loan 3
Debt collection 1
Money transfer, virtual currency, or money service 1
Other 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 01247

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Other features, terms, or problems 4
Improper use of your report 3
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 3
Dealing with your lender or servicer 2
Incorrect information on your report 2
Other 7
* Total 2021 - 2024 (current)

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 01247. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Notes

  • [4] Health data referenced here originate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • [5] Consumer financial product complaint data referenced here originate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • [6] Electricity rates and electricity usage data referenced here originate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and/or the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Estimates utilize regional U.S. Census Bureau data along with regional NREL and/or EIA data.