Dalton, MA 01226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dalton, MA 01226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 124
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,588
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 182
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.47, Longitude -73.163
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Dalton, MA 01226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,790
Population in Households 6,690
Population in Familes 5,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 310
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,780
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,843
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,065 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 715 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $186,939
Average Home Value $230,884
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,311
Average Household Income $74,701
Per Capita Income $30,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.06%
Households 0.3% 0.0%
Families 0.16% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.

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Dalton, MA 01226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01226 to the other 510 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 300 41st
Population Density1 # 372 27th
Diversity Index2 # 422 17th
Median Household Income # 410 20th
Per Capita Income # 372 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.