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Demographics

People

Total Population1,609
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+995
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married54.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49%
Median Earnings25+$43,359
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,146

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,250
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone27.4%
Median Gross Rent$918
Median House Value$277,100

Ancestry

English27.1%
German16.3%
Irish15.4%
French Except Basque14.7%
Italian9.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.6%
Polish8%
Scottish6.6%
Canadian6.5%
Russian2.9%
Portuguese1.6%
Dutch1.6%
Swedish1.6%
Welsh1.2%
Danishn1.2%
Albanian0.9%
Romanian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
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Ashfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes1330
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.53
Approximate Longitude-72.78

Ashfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationKNIGHTVILLE DAM
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp10 to 33 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 61 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationCHESTER 2
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp7 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp34 to 64 F
Annual Precip61.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buckland1,796$70,938
Conway1,783$110,000
Cummington884$60,227
Goshen1,170$78,333
Hawley426$75,000
Shelburne1,826$88,224

Ashfield Public Libraries

Belding Memorial Library
344 MAIN ST.
Ashfield, Massachusetts
(413) 628-4414

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Ashfield Public Schools

Sanderson Academy
808 Cape Street
ZIP: 1330
(413) 628-4404
Primary
Total Enrollment 125
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