Petersham strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Petersham to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||25 miles NW of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||58 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||01366|
|Phone Area Codes||978|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BARRE FALLS DAM|
|Jan Temp||11 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 55 F|
|Jul Temp||55 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||45.5 inches|
|Station||BIRCH HILL DAM|
|Jan Temp||8 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||30 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||55 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||32 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||45.1 inches|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.04|
|American Indian & Alaskan||9||0.8%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||13||1.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,285|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||6.1%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.8%|
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