Lee, MA 01238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lee, MA 01238

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Becket, MA 01238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 389
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,402
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 228
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.301, Longitude -73.232
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lee, MA 01238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,173
Population in Households 6,009
Population in Familes 4,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 2,688
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,644
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,733 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 955 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 550 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $252,417
Average Home Value $279,126


Median Household Income $56,478
Average Household Income $71,226
Per Capita Income $31,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% -0.08%
Households 0.45% 0.05%
Families 0.35% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Lee, MA 01238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01238 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 # 318 38th
Population Density1 # 428 17th
Diversity Index2 # 249 52nd
Median Household Income # 401 22nd
Per Capita Income # 380 26th

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