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Demographics

People

Total Population2,160
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens23.6%
Employed Population 16+1,194
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28%
Median Earnings25+$37,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,203
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,074

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,043
% Above Poverty Level92.9%
% Below Poverty Level7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$1,125
Median House Value$233,000

Ancestry

English22.8%
Irish15.6%
Polish14.1%
French Except Basque13.1%
German11.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
Canadian7.1%
Italian6.9%
Scottish6.7%
Swedish3.8%
Lithuanian2.1%
Dutch1.8%
Czech1.6%
Norwegian0.9%
Welsh0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Greek0.5%
Belgian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Cape Verdean0.2%
African0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Latvian0.2%
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Bernardston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes1337
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.66
Approximate Longitude-72.55

Bernardston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationVERNON
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationAMHERST
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance22.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colrain1,682$61,786
Gill1,656$84,722
Leyden691$78,000
Northfield1,246$79,712
Shelburne1,826$88,224

Bernardston Public Libraries

Cushman Library
28 CHURCH STREET
Bernardston, Massachusetts
(413) 648-5402

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Bernardston Public Schools

Bernardston Elementary
37 School Road
ZIP: 1337
(413) 648-9356
Primary
Total Enrollment 172

Bernardston Private Schools

Full Circle School
21 Parmenter Rd
ZIP: 1337
Elementary
Total Enrollment 44
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