Sheffield, MA 01257 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01257: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sheffield, MA 01257

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • Single Family Addresses: 525
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 21
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.077, Longitude -73.395
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sheffield, MA 01257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,226
Population in Households 2,218
Population in Familes 1,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,018
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 602
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $278,602
Average Home Value $347,149


Median Household Income $52,202
Average Household Income $73,091
Per Capita Income $33,436
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.08%
Households 0.77% 0.2%
Families 0.61% 0.1%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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.


Sheffield, MA 01257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01257 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 # 417 18th
Population Density1 # 470 8th
Diversity Index2 # 325 37th
Median Household Income # 414 19th
Per Capita Income # 311 39th

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