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Demographics

People

Total Population1,300
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens23.2%
Employed Population 16+686
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married57.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher58.5%
Median Earnings25+$51,618
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,528

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,537
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,602
Median House Value$322,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19%
Irish18.5%
English18.1%
Italian7.5%
Polish6.8%
French Except Basque5.5%
Canadian4.5%
Russian3.2%
Portuguese3.1%
Scottish2.8%
West Indian2%
Dutch1.5%
Danishn1.4%
Haitian1.3%
Norwegian1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Swedish1.1%
Ukrainian1%
Romanian0.9%
Slovak0.8%
Hungarian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Jamaican0.7%
Croatian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Arab0.2%
German0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Belgian0.2%
African0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Pelham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hampshire County
Standard Zip Codes1002
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.37
Approximate Longitude-72.52

Pelham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationAMHERST
Distance6.6 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
StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance22.2 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
Amherst39,724$92,319
Belchertown3,120$68,750
Hadley5,338$93,039
Leverett1,972$99,659
New Salem1,012$79,432
Shutesbury1,802$99,643

Pelham Public Libraries

Pelham Library
2 SOUTH VALLEY ROAD
Pelham, Massachusetts
(413) 253-0657

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Pelham Public Schools

Pelham Elementary
45 Amherst Road
ZIP: 1002
(413) 362-1100
Primary
Total Enrollment 120
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