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People

Total Population 1,681
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 918
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 59%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,531
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $1,012
Median House Value $182,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
US/American 0%
English 27.9%
Irish 23%

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

Colrain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01340
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.673
Longitude -72.697

Colrain 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 11.2 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 CUMMINGTON HILL
Distance 18.7 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 KEENE
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Shattuckville (01340)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bernardston 2,187 $71,618
Buckland 1,797 $73,906
Charlemont 1,107 $58,077
Heath 743 $55,417
Leyden 658 $79,423
Shelburne 1,962 $76,450

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

Colrain Public Libraries

Library
Griswold Memorial Library
14 MAIN RD.
Colrain, Massachusetts
(413) 624-3619

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