Clarksburg, Massachusetts

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Clarksburg, Massachusetts

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High Points

Clarksburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Clarksburg Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 7% Clarksburg Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Clarksburg Affordability of Rents
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Clarksburg People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Clarksburg, Massachusetts

Comparing Clarksburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 9
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 1
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 3
People Above Poverty 8 4
Median Family Income 8 1
College Educated Adults 7 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Working at Home 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 5
Affordability of Rents 3 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Housing Recently Built 2 2
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Clarksburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles E of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Metro Area Pittsfield
Standard Zip Codes 01247
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.69
Longitude -73.11

Clarksburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Distance 17.9 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 30.6 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
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Clarksburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,686 100%
Male 838 49.7%
Female 848 50.3%
Under 18 384 22.8%
18+ 1,302 77.2%
65+ 278 16.5%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,683 99.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.2%

Estimated Clarksburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,663
Growth -23
Growth % -1.4%

Clarksburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 27.7%
Italian 12.8%
French Canadian 10.8%
Irish 10.5%
English 9.6%
US/American 6.8%
Polish 5.8%
German 5.8%
Lebanese 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
Scottish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Dutch 0.7%
Austrian 0.7%
British 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Clarksburg 1,686 $47,411
Adams 8,809 $40,559
Florida 676 $52,500
New Ashford 247 $58,125
North Adams 14,681 $37,635
Savoy 705 $50,114
Williamstown 8,424 $67,589

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