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People

Total Population 1,256
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 680
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,750
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,094
Median House Value $238,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
US/American 0%
English 22.9%
Irish 32.9%

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

Chesterfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hampshire
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01012
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.391
Longitude -72.84

Chesterfield 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 CUMMINGTON HILL
Distance 7 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
Station CHESTER 2
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Station AMHERST
Distance 15.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cummington 907 $61,563
Goshen 1,137 $77,262
Middlefield 511 $90,000
Westhampton 1,727 $89,375
Williamsburg 2,459 $86,424
Worthington 1,251 $82,986

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

Chesterfield Public Libraries

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Chesterfield Public Library
408 MAIN ROAD
Chesterfield, Massachusetts
(413) 296-4735

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