Florida, Massachusetts

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Florida Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Florida Affordability of Rents
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Florida People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Florida Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Florida, Massachusetts

Comparing Florida 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 2
Age of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 4 6
Racial Diversity 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5
Median Family Income 9 2
People Above Poverty 8 4
College Educated Adults 7 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 2
Short Commute Times 3 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
People Living Alone 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Florida Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles E of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 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 42.677
Longitude -73.011

Florida Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.4 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 15.1 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
Distance 31.8 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
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Florida Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 676 100%
Male 353 52.2%
Female 323 47.8%
Under 18 170 25.1%
18+ 506 74.9%
65+ 94 13.9%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.99
White 659 97.5%
African-American 4 0.6%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Florida Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 667
Growth -9
Growth % -1.3%

Florida 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) 20%
French Canadian 11.3%
Italian 10.8%
US/American 10.6%
English 9.9%
Irish 9.6%
German 5.6%
Polish 5.5%
Scottish 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
European 2.9%
Swedish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Austrian 1.7%
Greek 0.7%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Florida 676 $52,500
Adams 8,809 $40,559
Charlemont 1,358 $50,962
Clarksburg 1,686 $47,411
North Adams 14,681 $37,635
Rowe 351 $53,750
Savoy 705 $50,114

Florida Public Libraries

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