Becket, MA 01223 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01223: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Becket, MA 01223

Acceptable Alternative
Washington, MA 01223

Not Acceptable, USPS
Becket Corners, MA 01223
Sherwood Forest, MA 01223

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,050
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.381, Longitude -73.144
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 01223 has segments in 2 Counties (Berkshire, Hampden).

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Becket, MA 01223 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,353
Population in Households 2,353
Population in Familes 1,873
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,014
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 677
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 922 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 962 (48.7%)
Median Home Value $233,482
Average Home Value $295,851


Median Household Income $62,574
Average Household Income $82,096
Per Capita Income $35,379
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% -0.03%
Households 0.5% 0.1%
Families 0.41% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Becket, MA 01223 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01223 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 # 412 20th
Population Density1 # 497 4th
Diversity Index2 # 440 15th
Median Household Income # 343 34th
Per Capita Income # 309 40th

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