North Adams, MA 01247 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01247: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Adams, MA 01247

Acceptable Alternative
Clarksburg, MA 01247
Florida, MA 01247

Not Acceptable, USPS
N Adams, MA 01247
No Adams, MA 01247

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 587
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,460
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 409
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.687, Longitude -73.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Adams, MA 01247 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,568
Population in Households 14,508
Population in Familes 10,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,060
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 6,651
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 3,800
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,754 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,897 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,182 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $147,175
Average Home Value $185,456


Median Household Income $38,520
Average Household Income $50,281
Per Capita Income $22,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.4%
Households -0.35% -0.35%
Families -0.41% -0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.59%
Per Capita Income   0.45%
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.

North Adams, MA 01247 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01247 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 # 170 67th
Population Density1 # 382 26th
Diversity Index2 # 261 50th
Median Household Income # 485 6th
Per Capita Income # 474 8th

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