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People

Total Population 1,598
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 984
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.4%
Median Earnings25+ $41,786
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,818

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,750
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $767
Median House Value $277,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 0%
English 26.8%
Irish 16.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ashfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01330
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.526
Longitude -72.788

Ashfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CUMMINGTON HILL
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station KNIGHTVILLE DAM
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ashfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

South Ashfield (01330)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckland 1,797 $73,906
Conway 1,783 $100,179
Cummington 907 $61,563
Goshen 1,137 $77,262
Hawley 412 $83,542
Shelburne 1,962 $76,450

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ashfield Public Libraries

Library
Belding Memorial Library
244 MAIN ST.
Ashfield, Massachusetts
(413) 628-4414

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