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Demographics

People

Total Population3,205
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens26.5%
Employed Population 16+1,651
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,348
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,434
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,714

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,214
% Above Poverty Level87.4%
% Below Poverty Level12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home13.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32%
Median Gross Rent$883
Median House Value$292,200

Ancestry

Irish22.8%
English18.7%
Italian16.3%
Polish10%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.2%
French Except Basque7.6%
Canadian4.1%
Scottish3.1%
Russian2.9%
Greek2.3%
Swedish1.3%
Arab0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Lebanese0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Dutch0.7%
African0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Cape Verdean0.5%
Slovak0.5%
German0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
South African0.2%
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Sheffield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berkshire County
Standard Zip Codes1257
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.1
Approximate Longitude-73.34

Sheffield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
StationFALLS VILLAGE
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 60 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationNORFOLK 2 SW
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip53.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alford418$104,688
Egremont1,202$80,833
Great Barrington2,419$74,231
Monterey827$72,321
Mount Washington156$70,750
New Marlborough1,435$85,417

Sheffield Public Libraries

Bushnell-sage Library
48 MAIN ST.
Sheffield, Massachusetts
(413) 229-7004

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More Information for Librarians

Sheffield Public Schools

Monterey
491 Berkshire School Road
ZIP: 1257
(413) 229-8754
Primary
Total Enrollment 6
Mt Everett Regional
491 Berkshire School Road
ZIP: 1257
(413) 229-8734
High
Total Enrollment 330
New Marlborough Central
491 Berkshire School Road
ZIP: 1257
(413) 229-8754
Primary
Total Enrollment 84
South Egremont
491 Berkshire School Road
ZIP: 1257
(413) 229-8754
Primary
Total Enrollment 13
Undermountain
491 Berkshire School Road
ZIP: 1257
(413) 229-8754
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
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