For population 25 years and over in Buckland:
For population 15 years and over in Buckland town:
34 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (31.1 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (88.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (143.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Shelburne Falls, MA (1.3 miles ), Shelburne, MA (2.1 miles ), Charlemont, MA (2.3 miles ), Ashfield, MA (2.4 miles ), Colrain, MA (2.5 miles ), Heath, MA (2.5 miles ), Conway, MA (2.7 miles ), Hawley, MA (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 72.77 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Buckland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Work and jobs in Buckland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buckland, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buckland-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Buckland town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 35.2 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buckland-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Buckland center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from Buckland center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Buckland:
Operable nuclear power plant near Buckland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckland:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
Buckland compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Buckland town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 26
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,741 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,013 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Buckland fatal accident list:
May 21, 1986 03:00 PM, Route 2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 1985 03:30 PM, Route 3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 18, 1979 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 4, 1979 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Buckland, MA
Total length: 72 meters (236ft)
Total costs: $37,967,000
Total average daily traffic: 52,310
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,246
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 82,615
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: