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People

Total Population 1,797
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 976
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.8%
Median Earnings25+ $32,717
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,906
% Above Poverty Level 92.8%
% Below Poverty Level 7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.1%
Median Gross Rent $837
Median House Value $233,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 0.4%
English 22.6%
Irish 20.4%

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

Buckland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 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 01338
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.592
Longitude -72.792

Buckland 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 11.3 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 VERNON
Distance 18.5 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 CHESTER 2
Distance 22.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashfield 1,598 $83,750
Charlemont 1,107 $58,077
Colrain 1,681 $59,531
Hawley 412 $83,542
Heath 743 $55,417
Shelburne 1,962 $76,450

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

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30 UPPER ST.
Buckland, Massachusetts
(413) 625-9412

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