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Demographics

People

Total Population526
Male Share of the Population52.1%
Female Share of the Population47.9%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+290
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married58.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.2%
Median Earnings25+$47,563
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,625
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home8.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone22.4%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$267,900

Ancestry

Irish29.3%
French Except Basque16.7%
English13.7%
Italian11.2%
German11.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.7%
Polish5.5%
Canadian4%
Scottish3.6%
Russian2.5%
Greek1.9%
Swedish1.5%
Norwegian0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Dutch0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
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Washington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berkshire County
Standard Zip Codes1223
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.33
Approximate Longitude-73.07

Washington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHESTER 2
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp7 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp34 to 64 F
Annual Precip61.6 inches
StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance12.1 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
StationGREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance21 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Becket1,721$80,727
Dalton6,682$68,937
Hinsdale1,955$69,444
Lee1,809$70,139
Middlefield497$92,188
Peru826$77,143
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