Adams, MA 01220 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01220: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Adams, MA 01220

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 265
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,497
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 381
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.62, Longitude -73.121
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Adams, MA 01220 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,472
Population in Households 8,453
Population in Familes 6,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 370
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 3,930
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 2,291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,327 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,603 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $156,630
Average Home Value $174,699


Median Household Income $39,719
Average Household Income $53,610
Per Capita Income $24,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.23%
Households 0.09% -0.14%
Families 0.01% -0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Adams, MA 01220 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01220 to the other 515 ZIP Codes 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 # 274 47th
Population Density1 # 347 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 461 10th
Median Household Income # 479 7th
Per Capita Income # 455 12th

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