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People

Total Population 3,220
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 1,716
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.9%
Median Earnings25+ $31,803
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,411

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,203
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 12.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $879
Median House Value $292,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 17.1%
Irish 23%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sheffield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles N of New York, New York
County Berkshire
Metro Area Pittsfield
Standard Zip Codes 01257
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.11
Longitude -73.355

Sheffield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station FALLS VILLAGE
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alford 484 $101,875
Egremont 1,123 $78,906
Great Barrington 2,344 $67,262
Monterey 872 $66,964
Mount Washington 151 $68,750
New Marlborough 1,481 $81,818

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sheffield Public Libraries

Library
Bushnell-sage Library
48 MAIN ST.
Sheffield, Massachusetts
(413) 229-7004

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Sheffield High Schools

MT EVERETT REGIONAL
P O BOX 219
413-229-8734
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 418 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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