Huntington, Massachusetts

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Huntington, Massachusetts

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Huntington Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Huntington Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Huntington, Massachusetts

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 2
People in Middle Class or Better 9 3
People Above Poverty 8 4
College Educated Adults 8 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 4
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Working at Home 6 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Affordability of Rents 2 7
People Living Alone 2 3

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Huntington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hampshire
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01050
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.236
Longitude -72.876

Huntington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 7 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 16.2 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
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Huntington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,174 100%
Male 1,079 49.6%
Female 1,095 50.4%
Under 18 602 27.7%
18+ 1,572 72.3%
65+ 211 9.7%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 3.1
White 2,121 97.6%
African-American 9 0.4%
Asian 9 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 25 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 40 1.8%

Estimated Huntington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,182
Growth 8
Growth % 0.4%

Huntington 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) 14.9%
English 13.8%
French Canadian 13.1%
Irish 11.9%
Polish 8.1%
German 7.4%
US/American 6.7%
Italian 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Scottish 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Portuguese 1.4%
Swedish 0.9%
Danish 0.8%
British 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Canadian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Belizean 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crescent Mills (01050)
Knightville (01050)
North Chester (01050)
South Worthington (01050)

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)
Huntington 2,174 $52,308
Blandford 1,214 $59,375
Chester 1,308 $51,932
Montgomery 654 $66,250
Russell 1,657 $48,641
Southampton 5,387 $64,960
Worthington 1,270 $60,132

Huntington Public Libraries

Huntington Public Library
Huntington, Massachusetts
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Huntington High Schools (2004)

Serves 430 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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