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People

Total Population 2,173
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,189
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27%
Median Earnings25+ $33,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,021
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $975
Median House Value $231,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 23.7%
Irish 21.5%

Bernardston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01337
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.67
Longitude -72.561

Bernardston 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 VERNON
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station AMHERST
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colrain 1,680 $57,273
Gill 1,573 $86,923
Leyden 650 $79,583
Northfield 1,060 $64,265
Shelburne 1,979 $78,571

Bernardston Public Libraries

Library
Cushman Library
28 CHURCH ST.
Bernardston, Massachusetts
(413) 648-5402

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