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Demographics

People

Total Population1,682
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+895
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married56.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,610
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,786
% Above Poverty Level87.8%
% Below Poverty Level12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,006
Median House Value$183,900

Ancestry

English29.4%
Irish22.2%
German13.7%
French Except Basque12.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.3%
Polish8.7%
Canadian8.1%
Italian6.2%
Scottish4.9%
Dutch1.9%
Swiss1.8%
Russian1.3%
Swedish0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
British0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Colrain Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes1340
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.66
Approximate Longitude-72.68

Colrain 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
Distance11.2 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
StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance18.7 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
StationKEENE
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 30 F
Apr Temp31 to 56 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bernardston2,160$80,043
Buckland1,796$70,938
Charlemont1,173$56,897
Heath730$57,500
Leyden691$78,000
Shelburne1,826$88,224

Colrain Public Libraries

Griswold Memorial Library
14 MAIN RD.
Colrain, Massachusetts
(413) 624-3619

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Colrain Public Schools

Colrain Central
22 Jacksonville Rd
ZIP: 1340
(413) 624-3451
Primary
Total Enrollment 113
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