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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bernardston Town, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 9 years : 92

10 to 14 years : 82

15 to 17 years : 92

18 and 19 years : 63

20 years : 8

21 years : 38

22 to 24 years : 31

25 to 29 years : 61

30 to 34 years : 13

35 to 39 years : 73

40 to 44 years : 81

45 to 49 years : 121

50 to 54 years : 129

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 59

80 to 84 years : 26

85 years and over : 10

Female:

Under 5 years : 55

5 to 9 years : 40

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 44

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 12

21 years : 22

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 16

30 to 34 years : 24

35 to 39 years : 89

40 to 44 years : 88

45 to 49 years : 113

50 to 54 years : 127

55 to 59 years : 126

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 40

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 68

75 to 79 years : 32

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,029

Multiple ancestry : 987

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 320


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,286

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 7

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 39

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 17 years : 396

18 to 24 years : 212

25 to 34 years : 114

35 to 44 years : 331

45 to 54 years : 490

55 to 59 years : 205

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 79

65 to 74 years : 190

75 years and over : 171

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 307

18 to 24 years : 132

25 to 34 years : 95

35 to 44 years : 193

45 to 54 years : 325

55 to 59 years : 81

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 141

75 years and over : 114

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 17 years : 89

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 138

45 to 54 years : 151

55 to 59 years : 105

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 49

75 years and over : 57

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 4

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 914

Female : 625

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 314

Female : 433

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 18

Female : 25


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 1,526

Born in other state in the United States : 733

Native: born outside the United States : 7

Foreign born : 39


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 416

Now married, except separated : 622

Divorced : 129

Separated : 38

Widowed : 66

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 186

Now married, except separated : 327

Divorced : 115

Separated : 0

Widowed : 49

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 35

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 2,230

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 423   (18.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 286   (12.3%)
  • Polish: 272   (11.7%)
  • Irish: 262   (11.3%)
  • German: 206   (8.9%)
  • French Canadian: 176   (7.6%)
  • Italian: 119   (5.1%)
  • Scottish: 103   (4.4%)
  • Other Groups: 94   (4.0%)
  • United States Or American: 86   (3.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 75   (3.2%)
  • Swedish: 35   (1.5%)
  • Canadian: 29   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 20   (0.9%)
  • European: 20   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 15   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.5%)
  • Latvian: 11   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 11   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 8   (0.3%)
  • British: 8   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 6   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 5   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bernardston Town, Massachusetts is 2,336



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts: 1,253
Female Population in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts: 1,083


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts: 43.3
Median Female Resident Age in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts: 48.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

48.0

Male

47.3

Female

48.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

47.0

Male

47.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

63.5

Male

66.5

Female

57.0

Asian


Both sexes

40.0

Male

13.5

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

36.5

Male

17.5

Female

37.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.5

Male

15.0

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.8

Male

19.5

Female

17.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.0

Male

47.3

Female

48.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 2,305
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 14
  • Two or More Races: 17



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Bernardston Town, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 9   (1.26%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (2.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (1.12%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (2.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (1.4%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 306   (42.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 37   (5.18%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 113   (15.83%)
  • Associate Degree: 55   (7.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 97   (13.59%)
  • Master's Degree: 31   (4.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (0.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.56%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.86%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (0.37%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (1.35%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (2.2%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (1.71%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (0.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 306   (37.45%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 63   (7.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 126   (15.42%)
  • Associate Degree: 102   (12.48%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 110   (13.46%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (3.92%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (2.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Schools (Private) In Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • Full Circle School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 20 Parmenter Road, Bernardston, MA 01337, Phone: (413) 648-9842, )

Public Libraries (Central) In Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • Cushman Library


    28 Church St., Bernardston, MA 01337

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bernardston Town, Massachusetts


  • The Bernardston Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 44, Bernardston, MA 01337

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bernardston Town, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Bernardston Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Bernardston Town, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Bernardston Fire Department   (2) Leyden Fire Department   (3) Leyden Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Beaver Meadow Cemetery   (2) East Hill Cemetery   (3) Old Cemetery   (4) South Cemetery   (5) West Leyden Cemetery  

Church


(1) Leyden United Methodist Church   (2) United Church Of Bernardston  

Civil


(1) Town Of Bernardston   (2) Town Of Leyden  

Crossing


(1) Interchange Twenty Eight  

Dam


(1) J B Dunnell Dam  

Flat


(1) Beaver Meadow  

Forest


(1) Leyden State Forest  

Locale


(1) Beaver Meadow Historical   (2) Crumpin-fox Club Golf Course  

Park


(1) Cushman Park   (2) Satans Kingdom Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bernardston   (2) Leyden   (3) North Bernardston  

Reservoir


(1) Fall River Reservoir  

School


(1) Bernardstown Elementary School   (2) Leyden School  

Stream


(1) Beaver Meadow Brook   (2) Brandy Brook   (3) Couch Brook   (4) Shattuck Brook   (5) Stafford Brook   (6) West Brook  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Ball Mountain   (3) Daniels Peak   (4) East Hill   (5) East Mountain   (6) Frizzell Hill   (7) Gates Hill   (8) Katley Hill   (9) Pond Mountain   (10) Spencer Mountain   (11) The Pinnacle   (12) West Mountain   (13) Wildcat Mountain  

Tower


(1) Wrsi-fm Greenfield  

Woods


(1) Long Woods  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

01337 (pop. 2,619)


Cities Nearby Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Gill Town, MA  (pop. 1,499) 3.0 Miles
Leyden Town, MA  (pop. 741) 4.3 Miles
Northfield Town, MA  (pop. 3,008) 4.6 Miles
Turners Falls Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,430) 5.4 Miles
Northfield Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,018) 5.6 Miles
Greenfield Town, MA  (pop. 17,862) 5.7 Miles
Greenfield Cdp, MA  (pop. 13,128) 6.4 Miles
Erving Town, MA  (pop. 1,863) 7.2 Miles
Millers Falls Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,351) 7.3 Miles
Montague Town, MA  (pop. 8,251) 7.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts is 312.0 ft. (95.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.676926 N        Long: -72.547610 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bernardston Town, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 34   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 18   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 36   (3.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 80   (7.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 143   (12.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 155   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 200   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 114   (10.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 69   (6.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 65   (5.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 79   (7.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 96   (8.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,097

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 78

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 6

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 54

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 57


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 78

5 to 9 minutes : 72

10 to 14 minutes : 212

15 to 19 minutes : 314

20 to 24 minutes : 241

25 to 29 minutes : 69

30 to 34 minutes : 126

35 to 39 minutes : 23

40 to 44 minutes : 23

45 to 59 minutes : 57

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 20


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 254

No Social Security income : 671


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 199

No retirement income : 726


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 27

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 76

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 31

$50,000 to $59,999 : 55

$60,000 to $74,999 : 122

$75,000 to $99,999 : 160

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 36

$150,000 to $199,999 : 23

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $70,361


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • WZBK (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Keene, NH; Owner: Saga Communications Of New Hampshire, Llc)
  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHMQ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5.0 kW; Keene, NH; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WGAW (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Gardner, MA; Owner: County Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Amherst, MA; Owner: 6 Johnson Road Licenses, Inc.)
  • WTSA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Brattleboro, VT; Owner: Four Seasons Media, Inc.)
  • WKVT (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Brattleboro, VT; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; 10.0 kW; Greenfield, MA; Owner: P. & M. Radio, Llc)
  • WXNH (540 AM; 0.43 kW; Fitzwilliam, NH; Owner: Steven Wendell)
  • WJOE (700 AM; 2.5 kW; Orange, MA; Owner: County Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WZNH (870 AM; 0.78 kW; Fitzwilliam, NH; Owner: Steven Wendell)

FM Radio Stations Near Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • WUPE-FM (100.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTHK (100.7 FM; Mount Snow, VT; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; Granby, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Saga)
  • WVRR (101.9 FM; Walpole, NH; Owner: Great Eastern Radio, Llc)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; Walpole, NH; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Richmond, NH; Owner: Franklin County Christian Ministries)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Granite State Educational Fellowship)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Brattleboro, VT; Owner: Vermont Public Radio)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Brattleboro, VT; Owner: Vinikoor Family Foundation, Inc.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Amherst College)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; New Salem, MA; Owner: Athol Orange Community Television, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Marlborough, NH; Owner: Christian Mix Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; New Salem, MA; Owner: Franklin County Christian Ministries)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Troy, NH; Owner: Granite State Educational Fellowship)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Wardsboro, VT; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Southwest Radio Church Of The Air, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Dublin, NH; Owner: The Kingdom Christian Ministries)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Vinikoor Family Foundation, Inc.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; Adams, MA; Owner: Wamc)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; Walpole, NH; Owner: New Hampshire Public Radio, Incorporated)
  • WJJW (91.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Massachusetts College)
  • WMUA (91.1 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Williamsburg, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors Church)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Petersham, MA; Owner: Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WKNH (91.3 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Keene State College)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Sullivan, NH; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • WNMH (91.5 FM; Northfield, MA; Owner: Northfield Mount Hermon School)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Sullivan, NH; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors Church)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Deerfield Academy)
  • WOZQ (91.9 FM; Northampton, MA; Owner: Trustees Of The Smith College)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WTSM (93.5 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Great Eastern Radio, Llc)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; Bernardston, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WSNI (97.7 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WSNI (97.7 FM; Fitzwilliam, NH; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WINQ (98.7 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Saga Communications Of New Hampshire, Llc)
  • WNYN-FM (99.9 FM; Royalston, MA; Owner: County Broadcasting Company, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; Adams, MA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; Walpole, NH; Owner: University Of New Hampshire)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 131  (23.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 72  (12.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 107  (18.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 149  (26.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 211  (36.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 96  (16.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 196  (33.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 24 Farms In Bernardston Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

  • Turners Falls


    (about 6.0 miles in Millers Falls, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA2)

  • Orange Municipal


    (about 15.1 miles in Orange, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JZB)

  • Dillant Hopkins


    (about 20.8 miles in Keene, New Hampshire; Airport Code: EEN)

  • Deerfield Valley Regional


    (about 23.6 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Mount Snow


    (about 23.6 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 24.3 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Gardner Municipal


    (about 28.4 miles in East Templeton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GDM)

  • Harriman-and-West


    (about 31.7 miles in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NAD)

  • Westover AFB


    (about 33.1 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)

  • Westover ARB Metropolitan


    (about 33.4 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

87.88%

Carpooled

6.28%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.71%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.10%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

2.04%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bernardston Town, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 502

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 54

Female householder, no husband present : 107

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 197

Householder not living alone : 65


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 75

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 49

All other households : 801


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 491

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 47

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 30

Renter-occupied housing units : 77

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 199

Renter-occupied housing units : 63


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 43

$20,000 to $24,999 : 56

$25,000 to $29,999 : 45

$30,000 to $34,999 : 94

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 42

$50,000 to $59,999 : 82

$60,000 to $74,999 : 145

$75,000 to $99,999 : 129

$100,000 to $124,999 : 81

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 45

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 956


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 925

Vacant : 31


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 23

Built 1990 to 1999 : 97

Built 1980 to 1989 : 217

Built 1970 to 1979 : 134

Built 1960 to 1969 : 75

Built 1950 to 1959 : 106

Built 1940 to 1949 : 38

Built 1939 or earlier : 266


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 33

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 57

Electricity : 66

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 621

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 114

Solar energy : 8

Other fuel : 26

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 8

$70,000 to $79,999 : 5

$80,000 to $89,999 : 15

$90,000 to $99,999 : 17

$100,000 to $124,999 : 43

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $174,999 : 146

$175,000 to $199,999 : 54

$200,000 to $249,999 : 180

$250,000 to $299,999 : 84

$300,000 to $399,999 : 95

$400,000 to $499,999 : 24

$500,000 to $749,999 : 18

$750,000 to $999,999 : 5

$1,000,000 or more : 21


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 8

Home equity loan only : 139

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 7

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 355

Housing units without a mortgage : 258


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bernardston Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $252,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $218,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $206,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $248,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $168,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $170,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $168,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $251,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts: 68.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Bernardston Town, MA): $45,259
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bernardston Town): $120,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bernardston Town): $604
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.2%
Electricity: 8.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 66.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.9%
Wood: 11.9%
Solar Energy: 1.4%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Bernardston Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 1 Arch Place, 2nd Floor, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/5/1996

Vna At Hcs Inc


     Address: 312 Marlborough Street, Keene, New Hampshire 03431
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/19/1979

Servicenet Homecare


     Address: 216 North King Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/20/1999

Vna & Hospice Of Cooley Dickinson


     Address: 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Vna Hospice Of North Berkshire


     Address: 535 Curran Memorial Highway, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Baystate Franklin Medical Center


     Address: 164 High Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital


     Address: 17 Belmont Ave, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Athol Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2033 Main Street, Athol, Massachusetts 01331
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Cheshire Medical Center


     Address: 580 Court Street, Keene, New Hampshire 03431
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"cooley Dickinson Hospital Inc,the"


     Address: 30 Locust Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Farren Care Center


     Address: 340 Motague City Road, Turners Falls, Massachusetts 01376
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 122
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility


     Address: 130 Colrain Road, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Buckley-greenfield Healthcare Center


     Address: 95 Laurel Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Poet's Seat Health Care Center


     Address: 359 High Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Vernon Green Nursing Home


     Address: 61 Greenway Drive, Vernon, Vermont 05354
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 6 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 355
    Disabled Workers: 60
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Bernardston Town, Massachusetts


Charges


All Other: $150,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $283,000
Highways: $150,000
All Other: $99,000


Current Operations


Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,000
Financial Administration: $117,000
Fire Protection: $54,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $13,000
Central Staff Services: $47,000
General Public Buildings: $105,000
Health Services - Other: $7,000
Regular Highways: $398,000
Libraries: $47,000
Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
Parks & Recreation: $3,000
Police Protection: $187,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $48,000
Welfare - Other: $5,000
General - Other: $526,000


Construction


General Public Buildings: $38,000


Other Capital Outlay


Regular Highways: $229,000


General


Interest On Debt: $110,000


Intergovernmental To State


General: $1,000
Transit Utilities: $13,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $2,266,000


Tax


Property: $2,884,000
Other Selective Sales: $48,000
Other License: $37,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $27,000
Fines & Forfeits: $55,000
General Revenue, Nec: $19,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $294,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $902,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $541,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $2,220,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,420,000


(updated 2006)



Franklin County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 68.35%
  • Bush & Cheney 29.58%
  • Other 2.07%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Bernardston Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Franklin County, MA

6.21 % of Franklin County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,741

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $13,412

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Franklin County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hampshire County , MA 1.75 % ($34,745 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.92 % ($35,238 AGI )
  • Hampden County , MA 0.49 % ($30,775 AGI )

Relocation away from Franklin County, MA

6.50 % of Franklin County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,013

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $22,056

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Franklin County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hampshire County , MA 1.46 % ($32,244 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.76 % ($29,892 AGI )
  • Hampden County , MA 0.53 % ($35,603 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Bernardston Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Bernardston Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Bernardston Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
Rape 2 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 92 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0
Robbery 0 n/a 2 1 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 n/a 92 46 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 47
Assault 10 n/a 1 1 n/a n/a n/a 3 2 n/a 4 4 3
    per 100,000 462 n/a 46 46 n/a n/a n/a 134 89 n/a 187 186 140
Burglary 10 n/a 3 30 n/a n/a n/a 7 8 n/a 6 13 2
    per 100,000 462 n/a 138 1,368 n/a n/a n/a 313 354 n/a 280 604 94
Larceny Theft 15 n/a 17 8 n/a n/a n/a 14 15 n/a 5 15 11
    per 100,000 693 n/a 781 365 n/a n/a n/a 627 664 n/a 233 696 515
Vehicle Theft 0 n/a 1 1 n/a n/a n/a 3 2 n/a 1 0 2
    per 100,000 0 n/a 46 46 n/a n/a n/a 134 89 n/a 47 0 94
Arson 1 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 1 0 0
    per 100,000 46 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 47 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 1 1 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
7 n/a 5 10 n/a n/a n/a 6 6 n/a 3 7 4
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
5 n/a 3 5 n/a n/a n/a 3 3 n/a 2 4 2


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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