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
  • County: Berkshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.077, Longitude -73.395
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 142
  • PO Box Addresses: 563
  • Residential Addresses: 596
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 574

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Sheffield, MA 01257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,293
Population in Households 2,285
Population in Familes 1,738
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $67,148
Average Household Income $106,085
Per Capita Income $48,183


Total Housing Units 1,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 800 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $405,325
Average Home Value $512,094


Total Households 1,041
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 614
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 0.41% -0.04%
Households 0.5% -0.02%
Families 0.4% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   3.87%

Sheffield, MA 01257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01257 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 416 20th
Population Density # 476 9th
Diversity Index # 323 38th
Median Household Income # 362 31st
Per Capita Income # 167 68th

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