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Lenox, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Lenox Census Designated Place had a population of 1,745 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lenox is located at latitude 42.3612 and longitude -73.2868 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the Lenox Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,257 feet.

The Lenox Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378151) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lenox Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lenox, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berkshire County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lenox population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lenox: Yokun.

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Lenox, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,745
Population in Households 1,663
Population in Familes 948
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 965
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 986
Average Household Size 1.69
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 556 (48.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $346,429
Average Home Value $489,593


Median Household Income $50,512
Average Household Income $81,675
Per Capita Income $46,967
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.13%
Households 0.84% 0.26%
Families 0.94% 0.28%
Median Household Income   -0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lenox, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lenox to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 200 19th
Population Density1 # 161 35th
Diversity Index2 # 169 32nd
Median Household Income # 202 18th
Per Capita Income # 55 78th

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