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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sheffield 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
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 9 years : 70

10 to 14 years : 159

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 78

20 years : 11

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 84

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 12

40 to 44 years : 242

45 to 49 years : 88

50 to 54 years : 186

55 to 59 years : 196

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 57

65 and 66 years : 62

67 to 69 years : 108

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 72

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 9 years : 77

10 to 14 years : 162

15 to 17 years : 100

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 41

30 to 34 years : 54

35 to 39 years : 101

40 to 44 years : 148

45 to 49 years : 126

50 to 54 years : 183

55 to 59 years : 244

60 and 61 years : 80

62 to 64 years : 51

65 and 66 years : 54

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 80

75 to 79 years : 72

80 to 84 years : 26

85 years and over : 43


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,693

Multiple ancestry : 1,241

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 14

Ancestry not reported : 371


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,098

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 15

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 33

Not a U.S. citizen : 173


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 17 years : 613

18 to 24 years : 125

25 to 34 years : 202

35 to 44 years : 503

45 to 54 years : 583

55 to 59 years : 440

60 and 61 years : 108

62 to 64 years : 108

65 to 74 years : 340

75 years and over : 258

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 17 years : 326

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 154

35 to 44 years : 204

45 to 54 years : 283

55 to 59 years : 87

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 164

75 years and over : 104

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 245

18 to 24 years : 34

25 to 34 years : 48

35 to 44 years : 280

45 to 54 years : 256

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 51

62 to 64 years : 79

65 to 74 years : 152

75 years and over : 133

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 : 0

55 to 59 years : 15

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 : 42

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 21


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 732

Female : 765

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 803

Female : 798

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 15

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 72

Female : 134


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 1,460

Born in other state in the United States : 1,593

Native: born outside the United States : 15

Foreign born : 136


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 402

Now married, except separated : 579

Divorced : 141

Separated : 0

Widowed : 83

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 277

Now married, except separated : 685

Divorced : 256

Separated : 46

Widowed : 122

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 55

Now married, except separated : 130

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,029

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 49

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

German:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 42

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 14


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  • English: 625   (16.3%)
  • Irish: 579   (15.1%)
  • German: 431   (11.3%)
  • Italian: 388   (10.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 256   (6.7%)
  • Other Groups: 254   (6.6%)
  • United States Or American: 246   (6.4%)
  • Polish: 178   (4.6%)
  • French Canadian: 152   (4.0%)
  • Dutch: 137   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 107   (2.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 57   (1.5%)
  • Russian: 55   (1.4%)
  • Czech: 53   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 50   (1.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 33   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 28   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 20   (0.5%)
  • European: 19   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 18   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 18   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 18   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 17   (0.4%)
  • British: 15   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 14   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 13   (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 6   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 5   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sheffield Town, Massachusetts is 3,319



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts: 1,622
Female Population in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts: 1,697


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts: 47.5
Median Female Resident Age in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts: 50.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

48.2

Male

47.0

Female

49.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.5

Male

32.5

Female

29.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

44.0

Female

64.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.5

Male

10.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.1

Male

29.5

Female

26.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

27.3

Male

31.5

Female

22.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.5

Male

30.5

Female

33.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.3

Male

47.1

Female

49.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 3,204
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 70
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 37
  • Two or More Races: 8



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 15   (1.38%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (1.01%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (4.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (1.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (2.3%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (2.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 38   (3.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 444   (40.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 60   (5.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 101   (9.31%)
  • Associate Degree: 25   (2.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 170   (15.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 80   (7.37%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (1.94%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.65%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.55%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (2.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (1.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (0.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (1.66%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 464   (36.77%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 114   (9.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 121   (9.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 75   (5.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 259   (20.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 98   (7.77%)
  • Professional School Degree: 29   (2.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  • Bushnell-sage Library


    48 Main St., Sheffield, MA 01257

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sheffield Town, Massachusetts


  • Colonel Ashley House


    117 Cooper Hill Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257
    http://thetrustees.org

  • Hennepin Canal Parkway


    16006 875e, Sheffield, IL 61361

  • Sheffield Depot Preservation Society


    Po Box 671, Sheffield, PA 16347

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Sheffield Town, Massachusetts


Bridge


(1) Covered Bridge   (2) Old Covered Bridge  

Building


(1) Mount Everett Regional School Library   (2) Sheffield Fire Department   (3) Sheffield Police Department   (4) Sheffield Town Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Barnard Cemetery   (2) Center Cemetery   (3) Churchill Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Town Of Sheffield  

Dam


(1) Combes Dam   (2) Mill Pond Dam   (3) Peyser Dam   (4) Trout Pond Dam  

Flat


(1) Sheffield Plain  

Lake


(1) Davis Pond   (2) Fawn Lake   (3) Harman Marsh Pond   (4) Spurr Lake  

Park


(1) Sheffield Plain Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Sheffield  

Post Office


(1) Sheffield Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Berkshire Trout Pond   (2) Combes Pond   (3) Mill Pond  

School


(1) Berkshire School   (2) Mount Everett Regional School  

Stream


(1) Bear Rock Stream   (2) Dry Brook   (3) Hubbard Brook   (4) Ironwork Brook   (5) Race Brook   (6) Schenob Brook   (7) Soda Creek   (8) Willard Brook  

Summit


(1) Bears Den   (2) Little Johnny Mountain  

Swamp


(1) Barnum Street Swamp   (2) New Guinea Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wbsl-fm Sheffield  

Valley


(1) Smith Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

01257 (pop. 2,290)


Cities Nearby Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Mount Washington Town, MA  (pop. 135) 5.2 Miles
New Marlborough Town, MA  (pop. 1,538) 5.6 Miles
Great Barrington Cdp, MA  (pop. 2,507) 6.7 Miles
Egremont Town, MA  (pop. 1,291) 6.9 Miles
Great Barrington Town, MA  (pop. 7,381) 7.5 Miles
Monterey Town, MA  (pop. 855) 8.4 Miles
Alford Town, MA  (pop. 400) 10.4 Miles
Housatonic Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,300) 10.6 Miles
Sandisfield Town, MA  (pop. 788) 12.5 Miles
Tyringham Town, MA  (pop. 422) 13.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

413



Elevation in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts is 696.0 ft. (212.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.098763 N        Long: -73.357003 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 39   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 24   (1.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 52   (3.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 117   (7.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 204   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 254   (15.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 260   (16.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 245   (15.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 118   (7.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 133   (8.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 77   (4.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 40   (2.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,226

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 82

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 : 13

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 116

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 236


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 125

5 to 9 minutes : 238

10 to 14 minutes : 302

15 to 19 minutes : 239

20 to 24 minutes : 175

25 to 29 minutes : 82

30 to 34 minutes : 138

35 to 39 minutes : 27

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 76

60 to 89 minutes : 21

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 534

No Social Security income : 964


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 176

No retirement income : 1,322


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 63

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 111

$50,000 to $59,999 : 80

$60,000 to $74,999 : 107

$75,000 to $99,999 : 243

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 or more : 52


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $63,818


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  • WHDD (1020 AM; 2.5 kW; Millerton, NY; Owner: Willpower Radio, L.l.c.)
  • WUPE (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Vox Communications Group Llc)
  • WHUC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Hudson, NY; Owner: Cc Licenses, 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)
  • 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)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 2.7 kW; Egremont, MA; Owner: Berkshire Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  • WBRK-FM (101.7 FM; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Wbrk, Inc.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; Millerton, NY; Owner: The Ridgefield Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Egremont, MA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of The Berkshires)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Egremont, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • 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.)
  • WSUF (89.9 FM; Greenport, NY; Owner: Sacred Heart University, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Leeds, NY; Owner: Free103point9)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Leeds, NY; Owner: Jcm Radio Of Ny, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Catskill, NY; Owner: Redeemer Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • 940926MA (91.3 FM; Dalton, MA; Owner: Granite State Educl. Fellowship,inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Cornwall, CT; Owner: Fine Arts Radio, Inc)
  • 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)
  • WHDD-FM (91.9 FM; Sharon, CT; Owner: Tri-state Public Communications, Inc.)
  • WZCR (93.5 FM; Hudson, NY; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • 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.)
  • WCTW (98.5 FM; Hudson, NY; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  • WNYA (Channel 51; Pittsfield, MA; Owner: Venture Technologies Group, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 215  (22.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 144  (15.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 124  (13.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 28  (3.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 260  (27.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 280  (35.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 190  (23.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 278  (34.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 21 Farms In Sheffield Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Salisbury Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $621.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

Berkshire Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  • Walter J. Koladza


    (about 6.4 miles in North Egremont, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GBR)

  • Great Barrington Airport


    (about 6.4 miles in North Egremont, Massachusetts; Airport Code: GBR)

  • Columbia County


    (about 22.5 miles in Stottville, New York; Airport Code: 1B1)

  • Pittsfield Municipal


    (about 22.9 miles in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PSF)

  • Simsbury Airport


    (about 31.9 miles in Tariffville, Connecticut; Airport Code: CT2)

  • Kingston Ulster


    (about 32.1 miles in Barrytown, New York; Airport Code: NY1)

  • Barnes Municipal


    (about 33.1 miles in Montgomery, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Westfield Barnes Regional


    (about 33.1 miles in Westfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BAF)

  • Sky Acres


    (about 33.4 miles in Verbank, New York; Airport Code: NY5)

  • Bradley International


    (about 36.3 miles in Windsor Locks, Connecticut; Airport Code: BDL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.35%

Carpooled

4.71%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.41%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

1.22%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.16%

Walked

2.27%

Other Means

1.57%

Worked At Home

7.32%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 687

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 59

Female householder, no husband present : 151

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 436

Householder not living alone : 165


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 43

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 64

All other households : 1,381


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 659

Renter-occupied housing units : 28

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 32

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 96

Renter-occupied housing units : 55

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 327

Renter-occupied housing units : 274


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 85

$10,000 to $14,999 : 31

$15,000 to $19,999 : 132

$20,000 to $24,999 : 85

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 139

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 80

$45,000 to $49,999 : 147

$50,000 to $59,999 : 107

$60,000 to $74,999 : 145

$75,000 to $99,999 : 279

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 114

$200,000 or more : 52


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 1,945


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 1,498

Vacant : 447


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 20

Built 2000 to 2004 : 87

Built 1990 to 1999 : 273

Built 1980 to 1989 : 262

Built 1970 to 1979 : 252

Built 1960 to 1969 : 90

Built 1950 to 1959 : 172

Built 1940 to 1949 : 98

Built 1939 or earlier : 691


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sheffield Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 131

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 328

Electricity : 117

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 761

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 154

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sheffield 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 : 16

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 22

$125,000 to $149,999 : 60

$150,000 to $174,999 : 38

$175,000 to $199,999 : 101

$200,000 to $249,999 : 85

$250,000 to $299,999 : 108

$300,000 to $399,999 : 348

$400,000 to $499,999 : 146

$500,000 to $749,999 : 119

$750,000 to $999,999 : 59

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sheffield 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 : 12

Home equity loan only : 137

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 561

Housing units without a mortgage : 404


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $382,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $344,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $350,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $291,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $266,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $219,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $158,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $356,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts: 61.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sheffield 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 13 13 $1,750,240
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,750,240
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,850,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $2,850,000
2001        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,517,008
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $2,517,008
2002        
  Single Family 26 26 $133,230
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $133,230
2003        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,890,160
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $2,890,160
2004        
  Single Family 19 19 $3,634,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $3,634,000
2005        
  Single Family 21 21 $4,363,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $4,363,500
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $2,551,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $2,551,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sheffield Town, MA): $45,082
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sheffield Town): $157,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sheffield Town): $565
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 1.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 15.4%
Electricity: 10.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 65.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.7%
Wood: 5.4%
Solar Energy: 0.4%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
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 Sheffield Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Salisbury Visiting Nurse Assoc


     Address: 30a Salmon Kill Rd, Salisbury, Connecticut 06068
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/11/1974

Lee Regional Vna Inc.


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

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

Columbia County Doh Division Of Nrsg Chha


     Address: 325 Columbia Street, Hudson, New York 12534
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 9/13/1978

Hospitals Close To Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Fairview Hospital


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

Sharon Hospital


     Address: "50 Hospital Hill Road, Po Box 789", Sharon, Connecticut 06069
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital


     Address: 540 Litchfield St, Torrington, Connecticut 06790
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Eastern Long Island Hospital


     Address: 201 Manor Place, Greenport, New York 11944
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Columbia Memorial Hospital


     Address: 71 Prospect Avenue, Hudson, New York 12534
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Geer Nursing And Rehabilitatio


     Address: 99 South Canaan Rd, Canaan, Connecticut 06018
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 89%

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%

Great Barrington Rehabilitation & Nursing Cent


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

Noble Horizons


     Address: 17 Cobble Rd, Salisbury, Connecticut 06068
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Name: Vermont Yankee
Address: PO Box 157, Governor Hunt Road; Vernon, VT 05354
Distance: 62 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 355
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 50
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 25


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















Storms In Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
07/03/1997, 04:46 pm 0 0 $2K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/23/2002, 01:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/03/2001, 03:30 pm 0 0 $8K --
05/18/2000, 04:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
06/07/1999, 05:15 pm 0 0 $100K --
05/31/1998, 07:30 pm 0 0 $4K --
         





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

Crime in Sheffield Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 2 n/a 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 60 n/a 60 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 14 n/a 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 418 n/a 210 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 6 n/a 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 179 n/a 210 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 22 n/a 31 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 657 n/a 930 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 2 n/a 4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 60 n/a 120 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
4 n/a 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
8 n/a 11 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
6 n/a 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

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


(updated 2014)



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