Great Barrington, MA 01230 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 01230: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Acceptable Alternative
Egremont, MA 01230
Gt Barrington, MA 01230
N Egremont, MA 01230
New Marlboro, MA 01230
New Marlborou, MA 01230
New Marlborough, MA 01230
North Egremont, MA 01230
Simons Rock, MA 01230

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alford, MA 01230
Berkshire Heights, MA 01230
Hartsville, MA 01230
Risingdale, MA 01230
Van Deusenville, MA 01230

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 809
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,280
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 186
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.184, Longitude -73.364
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Great Barrington, MA 01230 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,540
Population in Households 7,789
Population in Familes 5,738
Population in Group Qrtrs 751
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 3,583
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,087
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,402 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,181 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,302 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $413,060
Average Home Value $513,291


Median Household Income $62,187
Average Household Income $91,613
Per Capita Income $40,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.18%
Households 0.05% -0.11%
Families -0.05% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Great Barrington, MA 01230 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01230 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 # 271 48th
Population Density1 # 455 12th
Diversity Index2 # 212 59th
Median Household Income # 345 33rd
Per Capita Income # 214 59th

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