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Demographics

People

Total Population418
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens38.5%
Employed Population 16+213
Age of the Population60

Families

% of people married72.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.6%
Median Earnings25+$51,518
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,688
% Above Poverty Level94.5%
% Below Poverty Level5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home15.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation8%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,225
Median House Value$602,500

Ancestry

English14.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.4%
Irish13.9%
Italian12.2%
German12%
Polish5.7%
Canadian4.8%
Swedish3.6%
Dutch3.1%
Russian2.9%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque2.4%
Danishn2.2%
Hungarian2.2%
Swiss1.7%
Norwegian1.4%
Lithuanian1.2%
Israeli1%
Austrian1%
Portuguese0.7%
Basque0.5%
African0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Somali0.5%
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Alford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berkshire County
Standard Zip Codes1266
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.31
Approximate Longitude-73.39

Alford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
StationCOPAKE
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp32 to 59 F
Jul Temp57 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationVALATIE 1 N
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Egremont1,202$80,833
Great Barrington2,419$74,231
Mount Washington156$70,750
Sheffield3,205$79,214
Stockbridge2,110$96,917
West Stockbridge1,194$91,667

Alford Public Libraries

Alford Free Public Library
5 ALFORD CENTER ROAD
Alford, Massachusetts
(413) 528-4536

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