Windsor, Massachusetts

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Windsor, Massachusetts

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Windsor Affordability of Property Taxes
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Windsor College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Windsor Median Family Income
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Windsor Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Windsor Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Windsor, Massachusetts

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 5
Median Family Income 9 4
People Above Poverty 9 5
People in Middle Class or Better 9 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 4 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Rents 3 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 2 3

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Windsor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Metro Area Pittsfield
Standard Zip Codes 01270
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.511
Longitude -73.058

Windsor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 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
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
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Windsor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 875 100%
Male 441 50.4%
Female 434 49.6%
Under 18 233 26.6%
18+ 642 73.4%
65+ 90 10.3%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 3.05
White 865 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Windsor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 858
Growth -17
Growth % -1.9%

Windsor 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
Irish 20%
Italian 17.2%
English 12.4%
Polish 11.3%
French (except Basque) 8%
German 7.1%
US/American 7%
French Canadian 5.4%
Dutch 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
British 1.1%
Canadian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Windsor (01270)

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)
Windsor 875 $57,500
Cheshire 3,401 $53,885
Dalton 6,892 $59,717
Hinsdale 1,872 $51,118
Peru 821 $51,071
Plainfield 589 $46,042
Savoy 705 $50,114

Windsor Public Libraries

Windsor Free Public Library
Windsor, Massachusetts
(413) 684-3811

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