The 01266 ZIP Code is primarily associated with West Stockbridge, MA in Berkshire County in the United States. The current population estimate is 1,295. The 01266 ZIP Code has a median age of 55.9 years, and 38.9% of residents are aged 62 years and older. The median household income is at $73,906, while an estimated 2% of the population in this ZIP is living below the poverty line. In this Massachusetts region, an estimated 97.0% hold a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $48,268.
The median household income in ZIP Code 01266 is $73,906, while the region's mean household income is $107,935. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $48,268. The per capita income in ZIP Code 01266 of $48,268 is approximately 10.3% more than the per capita income in Massachusetts overall of $43,761. An estimated 1.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 81.05% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 19.1% of the population in 01266 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 15.4% earn $75,000 to $99,999 per year, and 3.1% of 01266 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||4.0%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||3.1%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||6.8%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||6.5%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||11.7%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||19.1%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||15.4%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||13.6%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||5.8%|
|$200,000 or more per year||14.0%|
In ZIP Code 01266, 97.0% of the population graduated high school, while 55.1% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 0.6% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 28.0% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 20.0% in this Berkshire County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||0.6%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||2.5%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||20.0%|
|Some college, no degree||14.4%|
|Graduate or professional degree||28.0%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 01266, 98.8% is one race, while 1.2% are two or more races. Approximately 3.6% of 01266 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 01266 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (91.9%), followed by Black or African American (4.9%) .
|Black or African American||4.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.4%|
|Some other race||1.7%|
In ZIP Code 01266, 92.7% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 5.1% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 1.4% 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||1.4%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.7%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 01266, an estimated 36.8% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 13.5% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.5% 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||0.5%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||11.2%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||9.5%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||12.3%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||13.5%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||7.2%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||4.2%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||4.1%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||36.8%|
Residents of ZIP Code 01266 are older than average. The median age of 55.9 years in ZIP Code 01266 is approximately 46.72% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 86.4% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 38.9% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 20.6% of the population in 01266 falls in the age group 65 to 74 years, while an estimated 16.4% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.2% of 01266 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||5.5%|
|5 to 9 years||2.2%|
|10 to 14 years||3.6%|
|15 to 19 years||3.6%|
|20 to 24 years||3.8%|
|25 to 34 years||6.1%|
|35 to 44 years||5.3%|
|45 to 54 years||16.4%|
|55 to 59 years||12.2%|
|60 to 64 years||11.5%|
|65 to 74 years||20.6%|
|75 to 84 years||8.0%|
|85 years and over||1.2%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 01266 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 35.6% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 01266 is high blood pressure, as approximately 32.0% of adults 18 and older in this Berkshire County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|Coronary heart disease||7.2%|
|High blood pressure||32.0%|
|Chronic kidney disease||3.0%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||9.8%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01266 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 94.5% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 94.2% of those 18 and above in 01266 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01266 include sleeping less than 7 hours (34.0% of adults aged 18 and above) and no leisure-time physical activity (24.7% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||83.3%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||80.6%|
|Current access to health insurance||94.2%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||73.9%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||24.7%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||34.0%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 01266 of 13.13¢/kWh. This rate is about 45.13% less than the average rate in Massachusetts, and approximately 15.07% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 01266 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.64 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 12.62% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 29.59% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 01266||13.13¢/kWh||7.38¢/kWh||5.14¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 01266||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 01266, 67.3% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 13.6% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 25.4 minutes. Approximately 31.9% of the employed population 16 years and over in 01266 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 11.1% work in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.4% of 01266 workers 16 years and over work in wholesale trade.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||1.4%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||2.4%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||8.2%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||9.5%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||31.9%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||11.1%|
|Other services, except public administration||5.0%|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 01266, debt collection have received the most complaints in 01266 in the past 12 months. received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Berkshire County region was attempts to collect debt not owed.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Attempts to collect debt not owed||1|