For population 25 years and over in Conway:
For population 15 years and over in Conway town:
40 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (24.2 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (83.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (139.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Deerfield, MA (2.2 miles ), Ashfield, MA (2.3 miles ), Whately, MA (2.4 miles ), South Deerfield, MA (2.4 miles ), Shelburne, MA (2.6 miles ), Shelburne Falls, MA (2.6 miles ), Buckland, MA (2.7 miles ), Goshen, MA (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 72.71 W
Area code: 413
Work and jobs in Conway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Conway, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Conway-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Conway town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 31.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Conway-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 89% 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 88.5 miles away from the city 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 24.6 miles away from Conway 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 27.0 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 28.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from Conway center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 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).
Birthplace of: William Collins Whitney - Secretary of the Navy, Caleb Rice - Politician, Harvey Rice - Politician, Marshall Field - Businessman.
Hospitals/medical centers near Conway:
Amtrak station near Conway:
College/University in Conway:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Conway:
See full list of schools located in Conway
Public elementary/middle school in Conway:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.77. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
Conway compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Conway (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Conway town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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:
Adult obesity rate:
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Conway:
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TV broadcast stations around Conway:
Conway fatal accident list:
May 5, 2008 02:53 PM, Sr-116, Lat: 42.508617, Lon: -72.686147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 2003 10:30 PM, Whately Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 28, 1999 01:20 PM, Williamsburg Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1995 11:10 AM, Rte 116, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 1985 06:00 AM, Shelburne, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1985 11:50 AM, Shelburne, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 27, 1983 11:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Conway, MA
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total costs: $17,070,000
Total average daily traffic: 21,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,427
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 33,638
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Conway, MA
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.