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   (County: Berkshire County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Otis 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
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 47

10 to 14 years : 27

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 16

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 26

30 to 34 years : 30

35 to 39 years : 49

40 to 44 years : 68

45 to 49 years : 55

50 to 54 years : 77

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 43

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 3

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 33

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 38

45 to 49 years : 98

50 to 54 years : 87

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 57

65 and 66 years : 34

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 39

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 533

Multiple ancestry : 652

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 71


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,181

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 23

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 36

Not a U.S. citizen : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 17 years : 105

18 to 24 years : 58

25 to 34 years : 112

35 to 44 years : 184

45 to 54 years : 317

55 to 59 years : 101

60 and 61 years : 41

62 to 64 years : 100

65 to 74 years : 164

75 years and over : 36

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 17 years : 87

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 70

35 to 44 years : 104

45 to 54 years : 137

55 to 59 years : 48

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 52

75 years and over : 12

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 77

45 to 54 years : 176

55 to 59 years : 53

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 45

65 to 74 years : 98

75 years and over : 24

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

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 : 16

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 361

Female : 287

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 220

Female : 313

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 19

Female : 4

Foreign born:

Male : 27

Female : 25


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 643

Born in other state in the United States : 531

Native: born outside the United States : 23

Foreign born : 32


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 121

Now married, except separated : 317

Divorced : 34

Separated : 40

Widowed : 26

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 90

Now married, except separated : 326

Divorced : 77

Separated : 11

Widowed : 19

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 38

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,179

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Otis Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 261   (16.8%)
  • Irish: 248   (15.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 183   (11.8%)
  • Italian: 116   (7.5%)
  • Other Groups: 103   (6.6%)
  • German: 98   (6.3%)
  • United States Or American: 94   (6.0%)
  • Polish: 76   (4.9%)
  • French Canadian: 66   (4.2%)
  • Scottish: 47   (3.0%)
  • Russian: 44   (2.8%)
  • Slovak: 21   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 20   (1.3%)
  • European: 15   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 15   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 12   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 12   (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 12   (0.8%)
  • British: 11   (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 10   (0.6%)
  • Latvian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Iranian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 5   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 3   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Otis Town, Massachusetts is 1,256



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Otis Town, Massachusetts: 627
Female Population in Otis Town, Massachusetts: 629


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Otis Town, Massachusetts: 47.0
Median Female Resident Age in Otis Town, Massachusetts: 50.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Otis Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

48.5

Male

47.9

Female

49.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

8.0

Male

2.5

Female

13.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.0

Male

0.0

Female

23.0

Asian


Both sexes

43.5

Male

45.5

Female

42.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

47.5

Male

47.5

Female

47.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

34.5

Male

25.5

Female

43.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.5

Male

51.5

Female

48.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.5

Male

47.8

Female

49.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Otis Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 1,229
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian: 6
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 10
  • Two or More Races: 9



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (3.07%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (0.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (2.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (2.25%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (3.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 172   (35.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 41   (8.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 58   (11.86%)
  • Associate Degree: 46   (9.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 72   (14.72%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (4.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (2.04%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 10   (2.04%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (0.84%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (3.14%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (1.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (2.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (2.73%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 183   (38.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 29   (6.08%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 48   (10.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (7.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 80   (16.77%)
  • Master's Degree: 40   (8.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Otis Town, Massachusetts

  • Otis Free Public Library


    48 North Main Road, Otis, MA 01253

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Otis Town, Massachusetts


  • Otis Library And Museum Inc


    Po Box 126, Otis, MA 01253

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Otis Town, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Otis Fire Department   (2) Otis Police Department   (3) Otis Public Library   (4) Otis Town Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Beech Plain Cemetery   (2) West Center Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Town Of Otis  

Dam


(1) Camp Sequena Dam   (2) Gilder Pond Dam   (3) Hayden Pond Dam   (4) Hayes Pond Dam   (5) Little Robin Hood Lake Dam   (6) Long Bown Lake Dam   (7) Lower Spectacle Pond Dam   (8) Robin Hood Lake Dam   (9) Royal Pond Dam   (10) Upper Spectacle Pond Dam   (11) Watson Pond Dam   (12) White Lily Pond Dam  

Forest


(1) Great Barrington State Forest  

Lake


(1) Curtin Pond   (2) Horseshoe Pond   (3) Mud Pond   (4) Spectacle Ponds   (5) Thomas Pond   (6) Ward Pond  

Locale


(1) Otis Ridge Ski Area  

Populated Place


(1) Algerie Four Corners   (2) North Otis   (3) Otis   (4) Otis Wood Lanes   (5) West Otis  

Range


(1) Berkshire Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Benton Brook Reservoir   (2) Excalibur Lake   (3) Gilder Pond   (4) Hayden Pond   (5) Hayes Pond   (6) Little Robin Lake   (7) Lower Spectacle Pond   (8) Silver Shield Lake   (9) Upper Spectacle Pond   (10) Watson Pond   (11) White Lily Pond  

Ridge


(1) Otis Ridge  

Stream


(1) Benton Brook   (2) Cone Brook   (3) Dimmock Brook   (4) Palmer Brook   (5) Thomas Brook  

Summit


(1) Church Hill   (2) Filley Mountain   (3) Kingsbury Mountain   (4) The Pinacle  

Swamp


(1) Geisler Swamp   (2) Hayden Swamp   (3) Phelps Swamp  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Otis Town, Massachusetts

01253 (pop. 692)


Cities Nearby Otis Town, Massachusetts

Otis Town, MA  (pop. 1,256) 0.0 Miles
Sandisfield Town, MA  (pop. 788) 5.3 Miles
Becket Town, MA  (pop. 1,664) 5.8 Miles
Blandford Town, MA  (pop. 1,206) 6.4 Miles
Tolland Town, MA  (pop. 443) 8.1 Miles
Tyringham Town, MA  (pop. 422) 8.2 Miles
Monterey Town, MA  (pop. 855) 8.6 Miles
Chester Town, MA  (pop. 1,251) 8.9 Miles
New Marlborough Town, MA  (pop. 1,538) 10.5 Miles
Russell Town, MA  (pop. 1,833) 11.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Otis Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Otis Town, Massachusetts is 1,467.0 ft. (447.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Otis Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.187343 N        Long: -73.071163 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 26   (4.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (4.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 44   (6.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 69   (10.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 52   (8.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 95   (14.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 85   (13.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 87   (13.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 38   (5.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 31   (4.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 26   (4.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 43   (6.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 533

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 22

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 5

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

Subway or elevated : 4

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 20

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 87


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 37

5 to 9 minutes : 108

10 to 14 minutes : 77

15 to 19 minutes : 9

20 to 24 minutes : 76

25 to 29 minutes : 43

30 to 34 minutes : 67

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 38

45 to 59 minutes : 98

60 to 89 minutes : 13

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 173

No Social Security income : 426


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 110

No retirement income : 489


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $44,999 : 31

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 35

$60,000 to $74,999 : 40

$75,000 to $99,999 : 66

$100,000 to $124,999 : 44

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 57


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $73,636


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Otis Town, Massachusetts

  • WHDD (1020 AM; 2.5 kW; Millerton, NY; Owner: Willpower Radio, L.l.c.)
  • NEW (1040 AM; 0.2 kW; West Simsbury, CT; Owner: God Radio Group)
  • WUPE (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Springfield, MA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wspr Licensee, Llc)
  • WBRK (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • 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.)
  • WMAS (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; West Springfield, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 0.47 kW; West Springfield, MA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wacm Licensee, Llc)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 2.5 kW; East Longmeadow, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSNG (610 AM; 1.0 kW; Harwinton, CT; Owner: Buckley Broadcasting Of Connecticut, Llc)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50.0 kW; Montgomery, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5.0 kW; Chicopee, MA; Owner: Carter Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 2.7 kW; Egremont, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Otis Town, Massachusetts

  • WRNX (100.9 FM; Granby, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBRK-FM (101.7 FM; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; Millerton, NY; Owner: The Ridgefield Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Holyoke Community College)
  • WNEK-FM (105.1 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: Western New England College)
  • WVEI-FM (105.5 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Entercom Springfield License, Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Egremont, MA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of The Berkshires)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Egremont, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; Amherst, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Amherst College)
  • WSGG (89.3 FM; Norfolk, CT; Owner: Revival Christian Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Hillsdale, NY; Owner: Berkshire Community Radio Alliance)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Stockbridge, MA; Owner: Home Improvement Ministries)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Stockbridge, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • 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; North Granby, CT; Owner: Morgan Brook Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WAPJ (89.9 FM; Torrington, CT; Owner: The I.b. And Zena H. Temkin Foundation, Inc.)
  • WSCB (89.9 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: The President & Trustee Of Springfield College)
  • WTCC (90.7 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: Springfield Technical Community 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 (91.5 FM; Cornwall, CT; Owner: Fine Arts Radio, Inc)
  • WMHC (91.5 FM; South Hadley, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Mount Holyoke College)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Hinsdale, MA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of The Berkshires)
  • WBSL-FM (91.7 FM; Sheffield, MA; Owner: The Berkshire School, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Lenox, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • WAIC (91.9 FM; Springfield, MA; Owner: American International College)
  • WHDD-FM (91.9 FM; Sharon, CT; Owner: Tri-state Public Communications, Inc.)
  • WOZQ (91.9 FM; Northampton, MA; Owner: Trustees Of The Smith College)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; Holyoke, MA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; West Springfield, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBEC-FM (95.9 FM; Lenox, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WZBG (97.3 FM; Torrington, CT; Owner: Local Girls And Boys Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; Millerton, NY; Owner: Willpower Radio, L.l.c.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Otis Town, Massachusetts

  • 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 Otis Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 107  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 49  (12.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 46  (11.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 114  (28.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 120  (39.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (16.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 108  (35.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (2.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 11 Farms In Otis Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Otis Town, Massachusetts

Berkshire Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 92

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Otis Town, Massachusetts

  • Walter J. Koladza


    (about 17.0 miles in North Egremont, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GBR)

  • Great Barrington Airport


    (about 17.0 miles in North Egremont, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GBR)

  • Barnes Municipal


    (about 18.3 miles in Montgomery, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Westfield Barnes Regional


    (about 18.3 miles in Westfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 20.0 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • Simsbury Airport


    (about 23.2 miles in Tariffville, Connecticut; Airport Code: CT2)

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 25.5 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Bradley International


    (about 26.3 miles in Windsor Locks, Connecticut; Airport Code: BDL)

  • Westover ARB Metropolitan


    (about 27.5 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)

  • Westover AFB


    (about 27.7 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Otis Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.53%

Carpooled

5.99%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.29%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.77%

Other Means

0.29%

Worked At Home

6.13%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 335

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 19

Female householder, no husband present : 64

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 145

Householder not living alone : 36


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 577


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 327

Renter-occupied housing units : 8

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 52

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 143

Renter-occupied housing units : 38


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $44,999 : 37

$45,000 to $49,999 : 48

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $74,999 : 48

$75,000 to $99,999 : 94

$100,000 to $124,999 : 50

$125,000 to $149,999 : 29

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 69


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 1,617


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 599

Vacant : 1,018


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 42

Built 1990 to 1999 : 79

Built 1980 to 1989 : 300

Built 1970 to 1979 : 287

Built 1960 to 1969 : 190

Built 1950 to 1959 : 249

Built 1940 to 1949 : 139

Built 1939 or earlier : 328


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 59

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 51

Electricity : 63

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 275

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 139

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 12

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Otis Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 14

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $174,999 : 14

$175,000 to $199,999 : 35

$200,000 to $249,999 : 42

$250,000 to $299,999 : 97

$300,000 to $399,999 : 137

$400,000 to $499,999 : 81

$500,000 to $749,999 : 35

$750,000 to $999,999 : 16

$1,000,000 or more : 29


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Otis 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 : 31

Home equity loan only : 24

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 259

Housing units without a mortgage : 223


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $280,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $375,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $310,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $348,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $259,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $292,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $285,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $367,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Otis Town, Massachusetts: 69.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Otis 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 5 5 $1,120,743
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $1,120,743
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,529,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,529,000
2001        
  Single Family 22 22 $3,753,707
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $3,753,707
2002        
  Single Family 19 19 $3,793,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $3,793,000
2003        
  Single Family 28 28 $6,081,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $6,081,000
2004        
  Single Family 30 30 $6,078,245
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 30 $6,078,245
2005        
  Single Family 18 18 $4,733,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $4,733,000
2006        
  Single Family 31 31 $8,486,896
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 31 $8,486,896


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Otis Town, MA): $51,488
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Otis Town): $138,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Otis Town): $603
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Otis Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 1.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 25.0%
Electricity: 11.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 44.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 16.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.3%
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 Otis Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Otis Town, Massachusetts

Lee Regional Vna Inc.


     Address: 21 High Street, Lee, Massachusetts 01238
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/17/1966

Noble Visiting Nurse


     Address: 77 Mill Street, Suite 207, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/20/1987

Foothills Vn Home Care Inc


     Address: 32 Union St, Winsted, Connecticut 06098
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Community Health Association-richmond


     Address: 1831 State Road, Richmond, Massachusetts 01254
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/1/1966

Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association


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

Hospitals Close To Otis Town, Massachusetts

Fairview Hospital


     Address: 29 Lewis Avenue, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Noble Hospital


     Address: 115 West Silver Street, Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
     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

Holyoke Medical Center


     Address: 575 Beech Street, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
     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 Otis Town, Massachusetts

Berkshire Rehab & Skilled Care Center


     Address: 7 Sandisfield Road Box 216, Sandisfield, Massachusetts 01255
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Laurel Lake Center For Health & Rehabilitation


     Address: 620 Laurel Street, Lee, Massachusetts 01238
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Great Barrington Rehabilitation & Nursing Cent


     Address: 148 Maple Avenue, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Cent


     Address: Christian Hill Road, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 61%

Timberlyn Heights Nursing & Alzheimer's Center


     Address: 320 Maple Avenue, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Otis Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 48 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Otis Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 130
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Berkshire County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 73.12%
  • Bush & Cheney 25.74%
  • Other 1.13%



(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 Otis Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Berkshire County, MA

3.71 % of Berkshire County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $51,107

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.19 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $10,939

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

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

  • Hampden County , MA 0.23 % ($35,441 AGI )
  • Foreign - Overseas , FR 0.17 % ($8,461 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.15 % ($73,234 AGI )

Relocation away from Berkshire County, MA

4.39 % of Berkshire 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 $41,132

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.08 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $55,326

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

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

  • Middlesex County , MA 0.23 % ($35,108 AGI )
  • Hampden County , MA 0.21 % ($36,750 AGI )
  • Hampshire County , MA 0.20 % ($30,755 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 Otis Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Otis Town, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
10/15/2005, 12:30 am 0 0 $6M --
10/08/2005, 10:45 pm 0 0 $4M --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/31/2002, 04:00 pm 0 0 $8K --
07/09/1997, 01:50 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/09/1997, 01:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/14/1996, 07:10 pm 0 0 $2K --
         





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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 Otis 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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