Housatonic, MA 01236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Housatonic, MA 01236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.275, Longitude -73.37
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • PO Box Addresses: 586
  • Residential Addresses: 252
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 252

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Housatonic, MA 01236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,543
Daytime Population: Workers 304
Daytime Population: Residents 749
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,053
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,503
Population in Familes 1,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 207
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $57,621
Average Household Income $76,656
Per Capita Income $33,220


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $365,000
Average Home Value $450,499


Total Households 658
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.46% -0.6%
Households -0.39% -0.62%
Families -0.47% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Housatonic, MA 01236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01236 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 442 15th
Population Density # 424 19th
Diversity Index # 261 50th
Median Household Income # 408 22nd
Per Capita Income # 367 30th

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