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People

Total Population 743
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 341
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,417
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.2%
Median Gross Rent $933
Median House Value $210,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0.1%
English 15.6%
Irish 16.7%

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

Heath Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01346
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.673
Longitude -72.822

Heath 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 READSBORO 1 SE
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Station CUMMINGTON HILL
Distance 15.4 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 27.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckland 1,797 $73,906
Charlemont 1,107 $58,077
Colrain 1,681 $59,531
Hawley 412 $83,542
Rowe 472 $69,583
Shelburne 1,962 $76,450

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

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Heath Free Public Library
MAIN STREET
Heath, Massachusetts
(413) 337-4934
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