Lenox, MA 01240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lenox, MA 01240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 311
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 814
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.363, Longitude -73.274
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lenox, MA 01240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,293
Population in Households 5,033
Population in Familes 3,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density1 232
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,451
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 1,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,540 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 911 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 891 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $317,376
Average Home Value $413,685


Median Household Income $63,552
Average Household Income $96,109
Per Capita Income $45,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.03%
Households 0.6% 0.16%
Families 0.47% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Lenox, MA 01240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01240 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 # 334 35th
Population Density1 # 406 21st
Diversity Index2 # 308 40th
Median Household Income # 338 35th
Per Capita Income # 151 71st

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