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Demographics Analysis

The people of Colrain 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
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 48

5 to 9 years : 26

10 to 14 years : 35

15 to 17 years : 59

18 and 19 years : 35

20 years : 9

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 21

25 to 29 years : 56

30 to 34 years : 51

35 to 39 years : 67

40 to 44 years : 60

45 to 49 years : 126

50 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 51

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 34

65 and 66 years : 26

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 31

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 9 years : 49

10 to 14 years : 107

15 to 17 years : 34

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 5

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 43

25 to 29 years : 10

30 to 34 years : 44

35 to 39 years : 86

40 to 44 years : 63

45 to 49 years : 96

50 to 54 years : 82

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 6

75 to 79 years : 24

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 902

Multiple ancestry : 742

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 37

Ancestry not reported : 137


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,780

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 23

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 88

5 to 17 years : 310

18 to 24 years : 161

25 to 34 years : 161

35 to 44 years : 276

45 to 54 years : 387

55 to 59 years : 103

60 and 61 years : 62

62 to 64 years : 56

65 to 74 years : 111

75 years and over : 103

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 17 years : 282

18 to 24 years : 105

25 to 34 years : 139

35 to 44 years : 196

45 to 54 years : 276

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 52

75 years and over : 63

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 28

18 to 24 years : 56

25 to 34 years : 22

35 to 44 years : 78

45 to 54 years : 99

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 59

75 years and over : 31

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 692

Female : 618

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 229

Female : 241

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 8

Female : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 1,268

Born in other state in the United States : 430

Native: born outside the United States : 11

Foreign born : 13


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 368

Now married, except separated : 502

Divorced : 91

Separated : 26

Widowed : 39

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 99

Now married, except separated : 258

Divorced : 49

Separated : 16

Widowed : 33

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,686

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 371   (18.2%)
  • Irish: 304   (14.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 244   (11.9%)
  • German: 204   (10.0%)
  • French Canadian: 180   (8.8%)
  • United States Or American: 161   (7.9%)
  • Other Groups: 118   (5.8%)
  • Polish: 112   (5.5%)
  • Italian: 79   (3.9%)
  • Scottish: 41   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 36   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 26   (1.3%)
  • Russian: 20   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 17   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 13   (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 12   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 11   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 10   (0.5%)
  • British: 9   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 8   (0.4%)
  • Brazilian: 7   (0.3%)
  • European: 7   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Colrain Town, Massachusetts is 1,818



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Colrain Town, Massachusetts: 932
Female Population in Colrain Town, Massachusetts: 886


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Colrain Town, Massachusetts: 44.6
Median Female Resident Age in Colrain Town, Massachusetts: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Colrain Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

46.3

Male

45.6

Female

47.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

54.0

Male

57.5

Female

32.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

64.5

Male

64.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

49.5

Male

34.5

Female

49.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

17.5

Male

35.5

Female

8.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.5

Male

15.8

Female

28.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.5

Male

26.0

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.4

Male

45.7

Female

47.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Colrain Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 1,722
  • African American: 3
  • American Indian: 50
  • Asian: 33
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 10



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.5%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.33%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (1.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (3.51%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (1%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (2.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (3.18%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (3.68%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 191   (31.94%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 53   (8.86%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 72   (12.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 47   (7.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 87   (14.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 47   (7.86%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.33%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (2.31%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (2.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (3.14%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (1.32%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (2.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 188   (31.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 48   (7.93%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 64   (10.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 66   (10.91%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 92   (15.21%)
  • Master's Degree: 50   (8.26%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.66%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 10   (1.65%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Colrain Town, Massachusetts

  • Griswold Memorial Library


    14 Main Rd., Colrain, MA 01340

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Colrain Town, Massachusetts


  • Coleraine Land & Historic Preservation Trust


    162 Grenfield Road, Colrain, MA 01340

  • Colrain Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 45, Colrain, MA 01340

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Colrain Town, Massachusetts


Bridge


(1) Arthur Smith Covered Bridge  

Building


(1) Colrain Fire Department   (2) Colrain Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Branch Cemetery   (2) Chandler Hill Cemetery   (3) Cristian Hill   (4) North River Cemetery  

Church


(1) East Colrain Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Colrain  

Dam


(1) Kendall Company Number 1 Dam   (2) Mcleod Pond Dam  

Forest


(1) Catamount State Forest   (2) H O Cook State Forest  

Military


(1) Fort Lucas Historical   (2) Fort Morris Historical   (3) Fort Morrison Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Adamsville   (2) Colrain   (3) Elm Grove   (4) Fort Lucas   (5) Fort Morris   (6) Fort Morrison   (7) Foundry Village   (8) Griswoldville   (9) Lyonsville   (10) Stewartville   (11) West Leyden  

Post Office


(1) Colrain Post Office  

Range


(1) Catamount Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Mcleod Pond   (2) North River Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Kennedy Ridge  

School


(1) Colrain Central School   (2) Sanderson Academy  

Stream


(1) Borden Brook   (2) Cary Brook   (3) Creamery Brook   (4) Davenport Brook   (5) East Branch North River   (6) Foundry Brook   (7) Harris Brook   (8) Hibbard Brook   (9) Johnson Brook   (10) Kinsman Brook   (11) Mcclellan Brook   (12) Miller Brook   (13) Roberts Brook   (14) Sanders Brook   (15) Spur Brook   (16) Taylor Brook   (17) Thorne Brook   (18) Tissdell Brook   (19) Vincent Brook   (20) West Branch North River  

Summit


(1) Aunt Sophies Peak   (2) Avery Hill   (3) Bald Hill   (4) Barber Hill   (5) Chandler Hill   (6) Christian Hill   (7) Colrain Mountain   (8) Colwell Hill   (9) Copeland Hill   (10) Everett Hill   (11) Fairbanks Hill   (12) Franklin Hill   (13) Houghton Hill   (14) Mount Hope   (15) Phillips Hill   (16) Pocumtuck Mountain   (17) Spruce Hill   (18) Stone Mountain   (19) Taggard Hill   (20) Wilson Hill  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

01340 (pop. 1,880)


Cities Nearby Colrain Town, Massachusetts

Leyden Town, MA  (pop. 741) 4.7 Miles
Shelburne Falls Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,914) 4.9 Miles
Shelburne Town, MA  (pop. 2,075) 5.1 Miles
Heath Town, MA  (pop. 499) 5.2 Miles
Buckland Town, MA  (pop. 2,127) 6.0 Miles
Greenfield Town, MA  (pop. 17,862) 7.6 Miles
Greenfield Cdp, MA  (pop. 13,128) 8.1 Miles
Charlemont Town, MA  (pop. 1,134) 8.3 Miles
Bernardston Town, MA  (pop. 2,336) 8.5 Miles
Turners Falls Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,430) 9.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Colrain Town, Massachusetts is 568.0 ft. (173.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Colrain Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.674459 N        Long: -72.714936 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 63   (7.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 70   (8.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 107   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 125   (15.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 97   (11.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 90   (10.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 54   (6.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 25   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 65   (7.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 65   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 850

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 89

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

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 : 6

Walked : 27

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 55


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 33

5 to 9 minutes : 44

10 to 14 minutes : 80

15 to 19 minutes : 125

20 to 24 minutes : 208

25 to 29 minutes : 70

30 to 34 minutes : 135

35 to 39 minutes : 41

40 to 44 minutes : 46

45 to 59 minutes : 92

60 to 89 minutes : 89

90 or more minutes : 28


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 184

No Social Security income : 507


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 146

No retirement income : 545


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $74,999 : 108

$75,000 to $99,999 : 97

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 21


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,875


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Colrain 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)
  • WBTN (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; North Bennington, VT; Owner: Southern Vermont College)
  • 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 Colrain 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)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; Marlboro, VT; Owner: Saga)
  • 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; 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; Keene, NH; Owner: Vinikoor Family Foundation, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • WKNH (91.3 FM; Keene, NH; Owner: Keene State 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)
  • 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 Colrain Town, Massachusetts

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; Adams, MA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of Albany, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 138  (28.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 62  (12.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 51  (10.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (1.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 112  (22.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 170  (38.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 90  (20.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 122  (27.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 55 Farms In Colrain Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Colrain Town, Massachusetts

  • Turners Falls


    (about 11.3 miles in Millers Falls, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA2)

  • Mount Snow


    (about 19.1 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Deerfield Valley Regional


    (about 19.1 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Orange Municipal


    (about 22.8 miles in Orange, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JZB)

  • Harriman-and-West


    (about 23.2 miles in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NAD)

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 24.5 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Dillant Hopkins


    (about 27.3 miles in Keene, New Hampshire; Airport Code: EEN)

  • William H. Morse State


    (about 30.8 miles in North Bennington, Vermont; Airport Code: JZU)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 34.0 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • Westover AFB


    (about 34.2 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.64%

Carpooled

6.26%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.11%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.22%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.33%

Walked

1.10%

Other Means

0.99%

Worked At Home

8.35%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 364

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 51

Female householder, no husband present : 45

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 177

Householder not living alone : 54


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 25

Female householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and male partner : 32

All other households : 629


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 330

Renter-occupied housing units : 34

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 27

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 42

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 198

Renter-occupied housing units : 33


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 17

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 49

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $44,999 : 54

$45,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 58

$60,000 to $74,999 : 135

$75,000 to $99,999 : 106

$100,000 to $124,999 : 55

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 802


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 691

Vacant : 111


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 6

Built 2000 to 2004 : 16

Built 1990 to 1999 : 64

Built 1980 to 1989 : 171

Built 1970 to 1979 : 88

Built 1960 to 1969 : 114

Built 1950 to 1959 : 39

Built 1940 to 1949 : 24

Built 1939 or earlier : 280


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 17

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 44

Electricity : 29

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 314

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 284

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Colrain Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$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 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 13

$60,000 to $69,999 : 6

$70,000 to $79,999 : 10

$80,000 to $89,999 : 6

$90,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 32

$125,000 to $149,999 : 48

$150,000 to $174,999 : 104

$175,000 to $199,999 : 71

$200,000 to $249,999 : 111

$250,000 to $299,999 : 59

$300,000 to $399,999 : 64

$400,000 to $499,999 : 19

$500,000 to $749,999 : 15

$750,000 to $999,999 : 11

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Colrain 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 : 16

Home equity loan only : 74

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 280

Housing units without a mortgage : 224


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $275,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $145,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $312,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $218,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $158,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $170,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $161,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $225,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $205,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Colrain Town, Massachusetts: 64.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $282,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $282,000
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $535,086
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $535,086
2005        
  Single Family 5 5 $452,140
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $452,140
2006        
  Single Family 9 9 $761,320
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $761,320


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Colrain Town, MA): $40,076
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colrain Town): $114,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colrain Town): $577
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.7%
Electricity: 5.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 65.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.7%
Wood: 18.9%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 1.6%
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 Colrain Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Colrain 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

Vna & Hospice Of Svhc


     Address: 160 Benmont Avenue Suite 17, Bennington, Vermont 05201
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/14/1971

Hospitals Close To Colrain 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

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

Athol Memorial Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Colrain 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%

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
Colrain Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 11 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Colrain Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 220
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 45


(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 Colrain 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 Colrain Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.













Hurricanes And Storms In Colrain Town, Massachusetts

  • Extratropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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



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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