Granville, Massachusetts

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Granville, Massachusetts

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Granville Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Granville Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Granville College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Granville People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Granville Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Granville, Massachusetts

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 8
College Educated Adults 10 6
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
Median Family Income 9 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Housing Recently Built 4 4
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6
Affordability of Rents 1 3

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Granville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles W of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hampden
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01034
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.077
Longitude -72.861

Granville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 16.6 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
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
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Granville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,521 100%
Male 786 51.7%
Female 735 48.3%
Under 18 420 27.6%
18+ 1,101 72.4%
65+ 166 10.9%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,501 98.7%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.7%

Estimated Granville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,647
Growth 126
Growth % 8.3%

Granville 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
English 17.3%
Irish 16.6%
Polish 14.1%
German 8.5%
French (except Basque) 7%
Italian 6.4%
US/American 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Scottish 3.7%
French Canadian 3.7%
Swedish 2.8%
Danish 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Romanian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
European 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
British 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Granville Center (01034)
West Granville (01034)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Granville 1,521 $59,219
Blandford 1,214 $59,375
Montgomery 654 $66,250
Russell 1,657 $48,641
Southwick 8,835 $64,456
Tolland 426 $65,417
Westfield 40,072 $55,327

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