Colrain, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,671.
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 864  (51.7%)
Females: 807  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01340.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,999 (it was $40,076 in 2000)
Colrain:

$58,999
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,608 (it was $18,948 in 2000)

Colrain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $229,690 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Colrain:

$229,690
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $268,897; detached houses: $277,997; townhouses or other attached units: $201,124; in 2-unit structures: $201,850; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $507,464; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,616; mobile homes: $72,385
March 2019 cost of living index in Colrain: 101.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Colrain, MA (2010)
    • 1,60195.8%White alone
    • 311.9%Two or more races
    • 130.8%Asian alone
    • 130.8%Hispanic
    • 70.4%Black alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

Races in Colrain detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Colrain, Massachusetts as of September 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colrain is 1,671 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: English (20.5%), Irish (16.8%), French (13.5%), German (11.3%), French Canadian (9.9%), United States (8.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1761

Elevation: 633 feet

Land area: 43.4 square miles.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (very low).

Colrain, Massachusetts map

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Colrain town:

1.6% ($1,790)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (35.5 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (86.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (139.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Leyden, MA (2.2 miles ),
Shelburne Falls, MA (2.2 miles ),
Shelburne, MA (2.3 miles ),
Heath, MA (2.3 miles ),
Buckland, MA (2.5 miles ),
Greenfield Town, MA (2.7 miles ),
Halifax, VT (2.8 miles ),
Guilford, VT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 72.71 W

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Colrain, MA in 2019
Colrain satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Colrain, MA residents
Average permit cost in Colrain, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Colrain, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Colrain, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Colrain, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Colrain, Massachusetts average temperatures Colrain, Massachusetts average precipitation Colrain, Massachusetts humidity Colrain, Massachusetts wind speed Colrain, Massachusetts snowfall Colrain, Massachusetts sunshine Colrain, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Colrain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Colrain 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 40.0 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:

Colrain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 135.1 miles away from Colrain center
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 80.2 miles away from Colrain center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 122.0 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 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colrain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Colrain:

  • ANCHORAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SHELBURNE, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • FRANKLIN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • CHARLENE MANOR EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • BUCKLEY-GREENFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • HOME CARE PRN INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • BAYSTATE FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)

Amtrak station near Colrain:

  • 15 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Colrain:

  • 12 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colrain:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 23 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 26,583)
  • Smith College (about 25 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Williams College (about 26 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Keene State College (about 29 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 30 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 34 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 35 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)

Public elementary/middle school in Colrain:

  • COLRAIN CENTRAL (Students: 142, Location: 22 JACKSONVILLE RD, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Colrain

Library in Colrain:

  • GRISWOLD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,691; Location: 14 MAIN RD.; 9,547 books; 930 e-books; 1,345 audio materials; 915 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colrain: Pine Hill Orchards (A), Colrain Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Colrain: East Colrain Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Cristian Hill (1), North River Cemetery (2), Branch Cemetery (3), Chandler Hill Cemetery (4), Brick School Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: McLeod Pond (A), Shelburne Falls Fire District Reservoir (B), North River Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Taylor Brook (A), East Branch North River (B), Fox Brook (C), Foundry Brook (D), Creamery Brook (E), Cary Brook (F), Browning Brook (G), Borden Brook (H), Workman Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: High Pocket Bed & Breakfast (17 Fairbanks Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: William Apess - Pequot author and Methodist preacher, Lorenzo Lyons - Congregationalist cleric.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colrain and their reported violations in the past:

GRISWOLDVILLE WATER DISTRICT (Address: 22 CALL ROAD , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2006)
  • 39 regular monitoring violations
FOUNDRY BROOK ASSOCIATION (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colrain that have no violations reported:

  • COLRAIN FIRE DISTRICT 1 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

For population 15 years and over in Colrain:

Marital status in Colrain, MA
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Colrain:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colrain, MA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,50915
Mainline Protestant4,61738
Evangelical Protestant2,07920
Other1,58021
None46,587-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
This county:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Franklin County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Franklin County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

7.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

15.1%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampshire County, MA  1.59% ($43,790 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.66% ($34,201)
from Hampden County, MA  0.44% ($40,594)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampshire County, MA  1.39% ($42,432 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MA  0.78% ($38,071)
to Hampden County, MA  0.50% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colrain:

  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHMQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colrain:

  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Colrain:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • Colrain, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count5555
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7584
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1737
  • Fatalities6020
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12903
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents200
See more detailed statistics of Colrain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.4mTotal length
  • $41,288,000Total costs
  • 12,895Total average daily traffic
  • 897Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,527Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colrain, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 151930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colrain, MA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • #2 West Leyden Road (Lat: 42.668056 Lon: -72.682778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KNDJ506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.172 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2012, Expiration Date: 07/22/2022, Registrant: Town Of Colrain, Ma, 55 Main Road, Colrain, MA 01340, Phone: (413) 624-6306, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COLRAIN, Corner Of Greenfield Rd And W Leyden Rd (Lat: 42.668139 Lon: -72.683056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQNL912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10628.1 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2020, Expiration Date: 03/18/2031, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (774) 462-3767, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colrain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AIR CREATION CLIPPER 582S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 623PC, N623PC, N-623PC, Serial Number: T99016, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick M Shippee, 224 Ed Clark Rd, Colrain, MA 01340

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of reported fires - 37 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Colrain, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.4%), and Outside Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colrain, MA
    • 17759.4%Structure Fires
    • 9230.9%Outside Fires
    • 165.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 134.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colrain, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colrain, MA
  • 67.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.7%Wood
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colrain, MA
  • 57.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.8%Wood
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel


Colrain compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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