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People

Total Population 878
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 413
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 51.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.6%
Median Earnings25+ $23,967
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,711
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,145

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,375
% Above Poverty Level 82.8%
% Below Poverty Level 17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 17.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $813
Median House Value $195,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
US/American 0.2%
English 18.7%
Irish 20.4%

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

Wendell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01379
Phone Area Codes 978
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.548
Longitude -72.397

Wendell 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 TULLY LAKE
Distance 10.9 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
Station AMHERST
Distance 13.3 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 BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 15.5 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Erving 1,875 $73,000
Leverett 1,993 $96,250
Montague 8,357 $67,361
New Salem 1,025 $76,563
Orange 4,160 $55,385
Shutesbury 1,712 $91,250

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

Wendell Public Libraries

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Wendell Free Library
2 LOCKESVILLAGE RD.
Wendell, Massachusetts
(978) 544-3559

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