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 37.0% 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 33.9% of adults 18 and older in this Berkshire County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||33.9%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||9.5%|
|Coronary heart disease||6.9%|
|Chronic kidney disease||3.3%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 01266 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 97.2% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 92.2% of those 18 and above in 01266 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 01266 include obesity (30.0% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (27.7% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Current access to health insurance||97.2%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||80.9%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||77.6%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||79.3%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||19.5%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||27.7%|
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%|