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Demographics Analysis

The people of Plainfield 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
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 9 years : 6

10 to 14 years : 22

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 4

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 15

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 28

40 to 44 years : 18

45 to 49 years : 21

50 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 35

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 14

15 to 17 years : 9

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 4

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 6

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 17

40 to 44 years : 12

45 to 49 years : 20

50 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 19

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 5

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 19

85 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 342

Multiple ancestry : 262

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 9

Ancestry not reported : 33


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 604

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 4

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 21

Not a U.S. citizen : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 17 years : 72

18 to 24 years : 42

25 to 34 years : 61

35 to 44 years : 75

45 to 54 years : 101

55 to 59 years : 76

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 75

75 years and over : 70

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 17 years : 69

18 to 24 years : 35

25 to 34 years : 40

35 to 44 years : 45

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 48

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 26

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 35

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 : 4

45 to 54 years : 5

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 : 0

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 197

Female : 179

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 117

Female : 111

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 6

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 6

Female : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 348

Born in other state in the United States : 224

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 33


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 94

Now married, except separated : 162

Divorced : 30

Separated : 3

Widowed : 18

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 44

Now married, except separated : 156

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 23

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 576

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 115   (16.5%)
  • Irish: 89   (12.8%)
  • German: 72   (10.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 65   (9.3%)
  • Italian: 63   (9.1%)
  • French Canadian: 57   (8.2%)
  • Polish: 49   (7.0%)
  • United States Or American: 33   (4.7%)
  • Scottish: 30   (4.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 24   (3.4%)
  • Russian: 23   (3.3%)
  • Other Groups: 19   (2.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 10   (1.4%)
  • British: 9   (1.3%)
  • Canadian: 7   (1.0%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 3   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 3   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)
  • European: 2   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 2   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Plainfield Town, Massachusetts is 646



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts: 326
Female Population in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts: 320


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts: 48.0
Median Female Resident Age in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts: 52.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

48.8

Male

48.4

Female

49.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

14.5

Male

13.5

Female

37.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.5

Male

0.0

Female

42.5

Asian


Both sexes

18.5

Male

0.0

Female

18.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

15.0

Male

15.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

40.5

Male

19.5

Female

48.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.3

Male

19.3

Female

14.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.9

Male

48.5

Female

49.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 610
  • African American: 5
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 18
  • Two or More Races: 13



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.99%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (1.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (3.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (2.97%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 3   (1.49%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (2.48%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 66   (32.67%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (6.44%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 24   (11.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (4.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 33   (16.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (8.91%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (4.95%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.99%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (0.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (2.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (2.35%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (3.76%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 63   (29.58%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 12   (5.63%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 36   (16.9%)
  • Associate Degree: 16   (7.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26   (12.21%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (15.02%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (3.29%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

  • Shaw Memorial Library


    312 Main Street, Plainfield, MA 01070

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Plainfield Town, Massachusetts


  • Aidron Duckworth Art Preservation Tr Of 1997


    Po Box 61, Plainfield, NH 03781

  • Friends Of Vermeule Mansion Inc


    263 Somerset St, Plainfield, NJ 07060

  • Hendricks County Angel Of Hope Inc


    525 E Main St, Plainfield, IN 46168

  • Historical Society Of Plainfield New Jersey


    602 W Front St, Plainfield, NJ 07060
    http://drakehousemuseum.org

  • Newark Athletic Hall Of Fame


    1015 Park Ln, Plainfield, NJ 07062

  • North Plainfield Exempts Firemen Museum


    300 Somerset Street, Plainfield, NJ 07060

  • Plainfield Historical Society


    23836 W Main St, Plainfield, IL 60544

  • Plainfield Village Preservation Association Inc


    14931 S Bartlett Ave, Plainfield, IL 60544

  • Two Mile House


    1189 Walnut Bottom Rd, Plainfield, PA 17081
    http://www.historicalsociety.com

  • Van Wyck Brooks Historic District Inc


    Po Box 2618, Plainfield, NJ 07060

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Plainfield Town, Massachusetts


Airport


(1) Dubois Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Plainfield Fire Department   (2) Plainfield Fire Ems   (3) Plainfield Police Department   (4) Plainfield Town Hall   (5) Shaw Memorial Library  

Cemetery


(1) Allis Cemetery   (2) Bush Cemetery   (3) Shaw Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Town Of Plainfield  

Dam


(1) Crooked Pond Dam   (2) Gun Club Pond Dam   (3) Hallockville Pond Dam   (4) Nemasket Park Dam  

Falls


(1) Windsor Jambs  

Lake


(1) Beaver Pond   (2) Plainfield Pond  

Locale


(1) Berkshire Show Basin Ski Area  

Park


(1) Deer Hill State Reservation   (2) Windsor James State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Hallockville   (2) King Corner   (3) Plainfield   (4) South Hawley   (5) West Cummington   (6) West Hawley  

Post Office


(1) Plainfield Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Notchview Reservation  

Reservoir


(1) Crooked Pond   (2) Gun Club Pond   (3) Hallockville Pond   (4) Nemasket River Reservoir  

Stream


(1) Clear Brook   (2) Phelps Brook   (3) Shaw Brook   (4) Steep Bank Brook   (5) Tower Brook   (6) Westfield Brook   (7) Windsor Jambs Brook  

Summit


(1) Bond Hill   (2) Deer Hill   (3) Warner Hill   (4) West Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

01070 (pop. 566)


Cities Nearby Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Cummington Town, MA  (pop. 1,145) 3.3 Miles
Hawley Town, MA  (pop. 384) 4.3 Miles
Ashfield Town, MA  (pop. 1,664) 5.8 Miles
Windsor Town, MA  (pop. 1,086) 6.1 Miles
Savoy Town, MA  (pop. 763) 7.2 Miles
Worthington Town, MA  (pop. 1,204) 8.0 Miles
Goshen Town, MA  (pop. 1,140) 8.1 Miles
Peru Town, MA  (pop. 927) 8.3 Miles
Charlemont Town, MA  (pop. 1,134) 8.5 Miles
Chesterfield Town, MA  (pop. 1,106) 9.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts is 1,545.0 ft. (471.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.513485 N        Long: -72.919387 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (1.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 21   (8.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 31   (12.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 14   (5.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 25   (10.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 41   (16.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 51   (20.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 17   (7.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 18   (7.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (4.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 7   (2.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 4   (1.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 247

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 15

In 3-person carpool : 0

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 : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 28

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 61


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 12

5 to 9 minutes : 33

10 to 14 minutes : 17

15 to 19 minutes : 28

20 to 24 minutes : 20

25 to 29 minutes : 5

30 to 34 minutes : 69

35 to 39 minutes : 24

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 32

60 to 89 minutes : 37

90 or more minutes : 2


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 119

No Social Security income : 165


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 70

No retirement income : 214


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $74,999 : 24

$75,000 to $99,999 : 35

$100,000 to $124,999 : 9

$125,000 to $149,999 : 18

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $65,972


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Plainfield 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)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5.0 kW; Chicopee, MA; Owner: Carter Broadcasting Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

  • WUPE-FM (100.1 FM; Clarksburg, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • 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; 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 (89.5 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Lenox, MA; Owner: Nehemiahs Neighbors)
  • 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)
  • WBEC-FM (95.9 FM; Lenox, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; Greenfield, MA; Owner: Saga Communications Of New England, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Plainfield 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 Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 59  (39.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 12  (7.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 10  (6.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 33  (21.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 76  (58.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (6.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 31  (23.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 16 Farms In Plainfield Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

  • Harriman-and-West


    (about 18.0 miles in Williamstown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NAD)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 19.9 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • Northampton Airport


    (about 20.3 miles in Northampton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA5)

  • Turners Falls


    (about 20.9 miles in Millers Falls, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA2)

  • Barnes Municipal


    (about 26.5 miles in Montgomery, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Westfield Barnes Regional


    (about 26.7 miles in Westfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Deerfield Valley Regional


    (about 28.7 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Mount Snow


    (about 28.7 miles in Mount Snow, Vermont; Airport Code: VT1)

  • Westover AFB


    (about 29.5 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)

  • Westover ARB Metropolitan


    (about 29.6 miles in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Airport Code: CEF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.83%

Carpooled

5.47%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.09%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.65%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

10.95%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 170

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 18

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 50

Householder not living alone : 39


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 262


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 163

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 41

Renter-occupied housing units : 48


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 21

$60,000 to $74,999 : 24

$75,000 to $99,999 : 53

$100,000 to $124,999 : 9

$125,000 to $149,999 : 18

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 334


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 284

Vacant : 50


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 23

Built 1990 to 1999 : 34

Built 1980 to 1989 : 65

Built 1970 to 1979 : 34

Built 1960 to 1969 : 28

Built 1950 to 1959 : 35

Built 1940 to 1949 : 12

Built 1939 or earlier : 93


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Plainfield Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 10

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 63

Electricity : 6

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 126

Coal or coke : 3

Wood : 76

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Plainfield 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 : 0

$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 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 6

$90,000 to $99,999 : 5

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $174,999 : 29

$175,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 to $249,999 : 60

$250,000 to $299,999 : 26

$300,000 to $399,999 : 25

$400,000 to $499,999 : 19

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Plainfield 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 : 21

Home equity loan only : 35

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 82

Housing units without a mortgage : 88


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $339,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $215,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $225,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $187,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $166,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $233,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $225,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $237,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts: 63.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

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

    Buildings Units Cost
2005        
  Single Family 3 3 $642,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $642,000
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $510,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $510,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Plainfield Town, MA): $37,250
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



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


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Plainfield Town): $419
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 0.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 16.5%
Electricity: 3.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 44.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 32.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(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 Plainfield Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Vna Hospice Of North Berkshire


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

Gentiva Health Services


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

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 2 South Street, Suite 180, Berkshire Commons, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/1/1983

Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association


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

Servicenet Homecare


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

Hospitals Close To Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

North Adams Regional Hospital


     Address: 71 Hospital Avenue, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Baystate Franklin Medical Center


     Address: 164 High Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
     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

"cooley Dickinson Hospital Inc,the"


     Address: 30 Locust Street, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
     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

Nursing Homes Close To Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Craneville Place At Dalton


     Address: 265 Main Street, Dalton, Massachusetts 01226
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 100%

North Adams Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation C


     Address: 175 Franklin Street, North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Poet's Seat Health Care Center


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

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%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 26 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Plainfield Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 75
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 5
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Hampshire County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 69.44%
  • Bush & Cheney 28.64%
  • Other 1.92%



(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 Plainfield Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Hampshire County, MA

8.03 % of Hampshire County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,450

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.74 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $5,700

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

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

  • Hampden County , MA 2.32 % ($38,198 AGI )
  • Franklin County , MA 0.74 % ($32,244 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.46 % ($36,102 AGI )

Relocation away from Hampshire County, MA

8.33 % of Hampshire 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 $38,073

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.16 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,194

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

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

  • Hampden County , MA 2.33 % ($35,301 AGI )
  • Franklin County , MA 0.88 % ($34,745 AGI )
  • Middlesex County , MA 0.44 % ($31,736 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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield 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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