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Demographics Analysis

The people of Buckland 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
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 46

10 to 14 years : 83

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 71

25 to 29 years : 41

30 to 34 years : 43

35 to 39 years : 75

40 to 44 years : 89

45 to 49 years : 76

50 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 45

65 and 66 years : 46

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 22

75 to 79 years : 70

80 to 84 years : 35

85 years and over : 32

Female:

Under 5 years : 62

5 to 9 years : 90

10 to 14 years : 79

15 to 17 years : 17

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 9

21 years : 10

22 to 24 years : 5

25 to 29 years : 51

30 to 34 years : 69

35 to 39 years : 53

40 to 44 years : 44

45 to 49 years : 91

50 to 54 years : 112

55 to 59 years : 90

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 58

67 to 69 years : 27

70 to 74 years : 73

75 to 79 years : 32

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 931

Multiple ancestry : 997

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 199


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,027

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 57

Not a U.S. citizen : 40


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 81

5 to 17 years : 373

18 to 24 years : 140

25 to 34 years : 204

35 to 44 years : 261

45 to 54 years : 362

55 to 59 years : 148

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 73

65 to 74 years : 237

75 years and over : 216

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 17 years : 281

18 to 24 years : 106

25 to 34 years : 172

35 to 44 years : 156

45 to 54 years : 227

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 144

75 years and over : 140

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 81

18 to 24 years : 34

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 99

45 to 54 years : 123

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 58

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 0

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 : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 713

Female : 667

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 311

Female : 336

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 17

Female : 80


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 1,364

Born in other state in the United States : 635

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 87


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 274

Now married, except separated : 658

Divorced : 57

Separated : 3

Widowed : 67

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 114

Now married, except separated : 341

Divorced : 114

Separated : 0

Widowed : 31

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 48

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,941

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

German:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 590   (24.5%)
  • Irish: 330   (13.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 244   (10.1%)
  • German: 223   (9.2%)
  • Italian: 160   (6.6%)
  • Polish: 116   (4.8%)
  • French Canadian: 103   (4.3%)
  • United States Or American: 75   (3.1%)
  • Other Groups: 67   (2.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 63   (2.6%)
  • Scottish: 56   (2.3%)
  • Russian: 36   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 33   (1.4%)
  • European: 31   (1.3%)
  • British: 29   (1.2%)
  • Canadian: 28   (1.2%)
  • Finnish: 28   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 28   (1.2%)
  • Portuguese: 26   (1.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 24   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 18   (0.7%)
  • Eastern European: 17   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 16   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 15   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.5%)
  • Celtic: 12   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 10   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 8   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 8   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Buckland Town, Massachusetts is 2,127



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Buckland Town, Massachusetts: 1,041
Female Population in Buckland Town, Massachusetts: 1,086


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Buckland Town, Massachusetts: 43.9
Median Female Resident Age in Buckland Town, Massachusetts: 46.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Buckland Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

47.1

Male

46.2

Female

48.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

47.3

Male

47.5

Female

46.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.0

Male

51.5

Female

44.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

29.0

Female

52.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

39.5

Male

40.5

Female

8.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.5

Male

48.5

Female

15.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.8

Male

29.5

Female

28.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.3

Male

46.4

Female

48.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Buckland Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 2,086
  • African American: 21
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 14
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 4
  • Two or More Races: 2



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (1.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (2.15%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (2.3%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (1.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 3   (0.46%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (1.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 248   (38.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 64   (9.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 60   (9.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 60   (9.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 100   (15.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 44   (6.76%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (2.61%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.41%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (2.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (1.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (1.8%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (2.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (2.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 232   (32.04%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 55   (7.6%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 97   (13.4%)
  • Associate Degree: 72   (9.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 127   (17.54%)
  • Master's Degree: 47   (6.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (1.66%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Buckland Town, Massachusetts

  • Buckland Public Library


    30 Upper St., Buckland, MA 01338

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Buckland Town, Massachusetts


  • Buckland Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 88, Buckland, MA 01338

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Buckland 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 Buckland Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Buckland Town, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Buckland Fire District  

Cemetery


(1) East Charlemont Cemetery   (2) Leavitt Cemetery  

Church


(1) East Charlemont Church   (2) Mary Lyon Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Buckland  

Forest


(1) Hawley State Forest  

Lake


(1) North Pond Brook  

Locale


(1) Howesville Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Baptist Corner   (2) Buckland   (3) Buckland Four Corners   (4) Dodge Corner  

Post Office


(1) Buckland Post Office  

Ridge


(1) Ridge Hill  

School


(1) The Academy At Charlemont  

Stream


(1) Avery Brook   (2) Cooley Brook   (3) First Brook   (4) Ruddock Brook   (5) Second Brook   (6) Shepherd Brook   (7) Smith Brook   (8) Taylor Brook   (9) Upper Branch Clesson Brook  

Summit


(1) Drake Hill   (2) Hog Mountain   (3) Lone Tree Hill   (4) Mary Lyon Hill   (5) Moonshine Hill   (6) Orcutt Hill   (7) Putnam Hill   (8) Snow Mountain   (9) Walnut Hill  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

01338 (pop. 51)


Cities Nearby Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Shelburne Falls Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,914) 1.8 Miles
Shelburne Town, MA  (pop. 2,075) 4.2 Miles
Charlemont Town, MA  (pop. 1,134) 5.3 Miles
Ashfield Town, MA  (pop. 1,664) 5.6 Miles
Colrain Town, MA  (pop. 1,818) 6.0 Miles
Heath Town, MA  (pop. 499) 6.1 Miles
Conway Town, MA  (pop. 1,914) 7.1 Miles
Hawley Town, MA  (pop. 384) 7.5 Miles
Greenfield Town, MA  (pop. 17,862) 8.8 Miles
Greenfield Cdp, MA  (pop. 13,128) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Buckland Town, Massachusetts is 922.0 ft. (281.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.598516 N        Long: -72.772742 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Buckland 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 Buckland Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 65   (6.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 45   (4.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 31   (2.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 107   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 81   (7.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 130   (12.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 155   (14.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 142   (13.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 64   (6.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 89   (8.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 74   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 59   (5.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 777

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 45

In 3-person carpool : 6

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 8

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 6

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 2

Walked : 47

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 80


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 54

5 to 9 minutes : 120

10 to 14 minutes : 90

15 to 19 minutes : 60

20 to 24 minutes : 110

25 to 29 minutes : 111

30 to 34 minutes : 100

35 to 39 minutes : 53

40 to 44 minutes : 38

45 to 59 minutes : 80

60 to 89 minutes : 50

90 or more minutes : 32


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 298

No Social Security income : 577


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 190

No retirement income : 685


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 50

$30,000 to $34,999 : 36

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 76

$60,000 to $74,999 : 34

$75,000 to $99,999 : 108

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,615


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Buckland Town, Massachusetts

  • WUPE (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group 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)
  • WBRK (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; North Bennington, VT; Owner: Southern Vermont College)
  • WBEC (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group 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)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50.0 kW; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WJOE (700 AM; 2.5 kW; Orange, MA; Owner: County Broadcasting Company, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Buckland 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)
  • WBRK-FM (101.7 FM; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Holyoke Community College)
  • WVEI-FM (105.5 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Entercom Springfield License, 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)
  • WSKB (89.5 FM; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Westfield State College)
  • WTBR-FM (89.7 FM; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Pittsfield Public School Committee)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; New Salem, MA; Owner: Athol Orange Community Television, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; New Salem, MA; Owner: Franklin County Christian Ministries)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; Adams, MA; Owner: Wamc)
  • WJJW (91.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Massachusetts College)
  • WMUA (91.1 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • 940926MA (91.3 FM; Dalton, MA; Owner: Granite State Educl. Fellowship,inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Williamsburg, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors Church)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Petersham, MA; Owner: Northeast Gospel Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WMHC (91.5 FM; South Hadley, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Mount Holyoke College)
  • WNMH (91.5 FM; Northfield, MA; Owner: Northfield Mount Hermon School)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Hinsdale, MA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of The Berkshires)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Deerfield Academy)
  • WCFM (91.9 FM; Williamstown, MA; Owner: The President & Trustees Of Williams College)
  • 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)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; Deerfield, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; Bernardston, MA; Owner: Saga)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Buckland Town, Massachusetts

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; Adams, MA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Gormally Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WNYA (Channel 51; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Venture Technologies Group, Llc)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 162  (27.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 57  (9.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 72  (12.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 102  (17.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 198  (37.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 92  (17.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 172  (32.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 8 Farms In Buckland Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Buckland Town, Massachusetts

  • Turners Falls


    (about 12.7 miles in Millers Falls, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA2)

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 20.4 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Harriman-and-West


    (about 21.4 miles in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NAD)

  • Deerfield Valley Regional


    (about 23.2 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Mount Snow


    (about 23.2 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Orange Municipal


    (about 24.7 miles in Orange, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JZB)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 29.0 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • Westover AFB


    (about 30.3 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)

  • Barnes Municipal


    (about 30.4 miles in Montgomery, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Westover ARB Metropolitan


    (about 30.5 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.80%

Carpooled

6.95%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.27%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.64%

Walked

4.76%

Other Means

0.91%

Worked At Home

3.66%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Buckland 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
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 478

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 12

Female householder, no husband present : 88

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 233

Householder not living alone : 64


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and male partner : 56

All other households : 799


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 426

Renter-occupied housing units : 52

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 69

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 233

Renter-occupied housing units : 64


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 42

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 57

$25,000 to $29,999 : 46

$30,000 to $34,999 : 57

$35,000 to $39,999 : 70

$40,000 to $44,999 : 62

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 88

$60,000 to $74,999 : 64

$75,000 to $99,999 : 130

$100,000 to $124,999 : 74

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 925


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 875

Vacant : 50


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 11

Built 2000 to 2004 : 10

Built 1990 to 1999 : 48

Built 1980 to 1989 : 104

Built 1970 to 1979 : 46

Built 1960 to 1969 : 70

Built 1950 to 1959 : 90

Built 1940 to 1949 : 60

Built 1939 or earlier : 486


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 19

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 75

Electricity : 29

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 553

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 199

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Buckland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 10

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 8

$90,000 to $99,999 : 26

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 48

$150,000 to $174,999 : 83

$175,000 to $199,999 : 118

$200,000 to $249,999 : 124

$250,000 to $299,999 : 121

$300,000 to $399,999 : 97

$400,000 to $499,999 : 16

$500,000 to $749,999 : 21

$750,000 to $999,999 : 5

$1,000,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Buckland 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 : 28

Home equity loan only : 90

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 15

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 322

Housing units without a mortgage : 279


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $241,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $276,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $231,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $181,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $190,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $184,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $203,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $215,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Buckland Town, Massachusetts: 62.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Buckland Town, MA): $45,833
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



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


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Buckland Town): $558
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 0.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.2%
Electricity: 5.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 75.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
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 Buckland Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Gentiva Health Services


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

Vna Hospice Of North Berkshire


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

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

Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association


     Address: 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/6/1966

Hospitals Close To Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Baystate Franklin Medical Center


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

North Adams Regional Hospital


     Address: 71 Hospital Avenue, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     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

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital


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

Berkshire Medical Center Inc


     Address: 725 North Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Buckland Town, Massachusetts

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%

Farren Care Center


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

Cozy Corner Nursing Home, Inc


     Address: 61 Old Amherst Road, P O Box 405, Sunderland, Massachusetts 01375
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 77%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 17 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 30
    Disabled Workers: 5
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 0
    Children Workers: 5


(updated 2007)



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 Buckland 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 Buckland 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 Buckland Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Buckland Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 50 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 n/a 1 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 50 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 1 n/a 1 3 1 3 n/a 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 50 n/a 50 151 50 149 n/a 302 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 4 n/a 8 6 9 3 n/a 4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 200 n/a 404 302 454 149 n/a 201 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 4 n/a 3 12 12 8 n/a 13 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 200 n/a 151 603 606 399 n/a 653 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 0 n/a 0 0 0 1 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 50 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 1 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 50 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
2 n/a 3 5 5 3 n/a 4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
1 n/a 2 3 3 2 n/a 3 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(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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