Leverett, Massachusetts

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Leverett, Massachusetts

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Leverett College Educated Adults
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Leverett Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Leverett Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Leverett Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Leverett Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Leverett Low Property Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Leverett People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Leverett Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Leverett, Massachusetts

Comparing Leverett 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Age of the Population 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 6 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5
People Above Poverty 9 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 3
Short Commute Times 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Leverett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01054
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.451
Longitude -72.501

Leverett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5 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
Station VERNON
Distance 21.8 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
Distance 22 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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Leverett Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,663 100%
Male 831 50%
Female 832 50%
Under 18 388 23.3%
18+ 1,275 76.7%
65+ 186 11.2%
Median Age 43.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,585 95.3%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 23 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.5%
Other 27 1.6%
Mixed Race 15 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 1.4%

Estimated Leverett Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,772
Growth 109
Growth % 6.6%

Leverett 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 15.2%
Irish 10.5%
German 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
Italian 6.9%
US/American 6.8%
Polish 6.2%
Russian 4.9%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
European 3.3%
French Canadian 3.3%
Scottish 2.5%
Swedish 2.2%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 1.5%
British 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Hungarian 1.3%
Finnish 1.1%
Eastern European 1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.7%
South African 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Lebanese 0.5%
Romanian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Australian 0.4%
Northern European 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
U.S. Virgin Islander 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Leverett (01054)
North Leverett (01054)

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)
Leverett 1,663 $73,333
Amherst 34,874 $61,237
Montague 8,489 $43,194
Pelham 1,403 $71,667
Shutesbury 1,810 $65,521
Sunderland 3,777 $53,021
Whately 1,573 $66,488

Leverett Public Libraries

Bradford M. Field Memorial Library
Leverett, Massachusetts
(413) 548-9220

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