Leyden, Massachusetts

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Leyden, Massachusetts

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Leyden Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Leyden College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Leyden People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Leyden Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Leyden Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Leyden, Massachusetts

Comparing Leyden 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 9 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 1
Well-Paid Single Women 6 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 4
People Above Poverty 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 9 4
Median Family Income 9 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 6 4
Short Commute Times 4 7
Public Transportation Use 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Rents 2 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5
People Living Alone 1 2

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Leyden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01301, 01337
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -72.63

Leyden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VERNON
Distance 7.4 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 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 84 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 22.3 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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Leyden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 772 100%
Male 390 50.5%
Female 382 49.5%
Under 18 208 26.9%
18+ 564 73.1%
65+ 60 7.8%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 3.08
White 760 98.4%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Leyden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 816
Growth 44
Growth % 5.7%

Leyden 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 24.1%
German 10.7%
Polish 10.1%
French (except Basque) 9.7%
Irish 8.3%
US/American 7.7%
French Canadian 5.9%
Italian 5%
Russian 3.1%
Scottish 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Lithuanian 1.5%
Swedish 1.3%
Norwegian 0.9%
Czech 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
European 0.7%
Latvian 0.7%
African 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leyden 772 $53,750
Bernardston 2,155 $53,125
Colrain 1,813 $46,518
Gill 1,363 $61,339
Greenfield 18,168 $46,412
Northfield 2,951 $56,816
Shelburne 2,058 $51,364

Leyden Public Libraries

Robertson Memorial Library
Leyden, Massachusetts
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