Dalton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,756.
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 3,241  (48.0%)
Females: 3,515  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01226.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,977 (it was $47,891 in 2000)
Dalton:

$69,977
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,645 (it was $23,634 in 2000)

Dalton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $201,786 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Dalton:

$201,786
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $265,520; detached houses: $279,867; townhouses or other attached units: $312,413; in 2-unit structures: $177,473; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,706; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,430; mobile homes: $68,196
March 2019 cost of living index in Dalton: 111.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Dalton, MA (2010)
    • 6,46995.8%White alone
    • 1091.6%Hispanic
    • 681.0%Two or more races
    • 530.8%Asian alone
    • 480.7%Black alone
    • 40.06%American Indian alone
    • 40.06%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Dalton, Massachusetts as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dalton is 2,252 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Dalton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(44.7)
2
(29.7)
3
(45.3)
4
(61.1)
1
(15.1)
3
(46.5)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.7)
2
(29.8)
2
(30.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(61.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/A15
(222.6)
17
(256.5)
16
(244.4)
17
(257.0)
21
(325.6)
16
(235.4)
18
(265.7)
3
(44.6)
9
(134.0)
12
(179.7)
11
(165.6)
15
(227.2)
10
(152.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(402.0)
27
(400.6)
20
(301.8)
24
(366.6)
29
(438.3)
17
(263.6)
20
(294.2)
27
(398.6)
20
(297.4)
19
(282.9)
22
(329.5)
17
(255.9)
17
(257.5)
5
(76.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(521.1)
70
(1,039)
54
(814.8)
59
(901.3)
49
(740.6)
49
(759.8)
35
(514.9)
34
(501.9)
48
(713.8)
29
(431.7)
24
(359.4)
44
(662.5)
24
(363.5)
20
(305.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(29.8)
3
(44.5)
5
(75.4)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.1)
8
(124.1)
11
(161.8)
5
(73.8)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.9)
2
(30.0)
2
(30.1)
1
(15.1)
5
(76.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.9)
2
(29.7)
2
(30.2)
6
(91.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.5)
1
(14.7)
2
(29.5)
2
(29.7)
2
(29.8)
7
(104.8)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)118.4145.8147.3165.3129.5161.1113.0120.383.388.9104.292.079.2103.0

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City-data.com crime index in Dalton, MA

Crime rate in Dalton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Dalton, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (28.0%), Italian (18.0%), English (17.8%), German (14.8%), French (10.1%), Polish (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1784

Elevation: 1199 feet

Land area: 21.8 square miles.

Population density: 310 people per square mile   (very low).

Dalton, Massachusetts map

115 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Massachusetts:

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

1.7% ($1,917)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (34.1 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (106.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (118.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hinsdale, MA (1.9 miles ),
Pittsfield, MA (2.2 miles ),
Lanesborough, MA (2.3 miles ),
Cheshire, MA (2.5 miles ),
Peru, MA (2.5 miles ),
Windsor, MA (2.6 miles ),
Washington, MA (2.7 miles ),
Hancock, MA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 73.16 W

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Dalton, MA in 2017
Dalton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $909,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $1,295,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dalton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Dalton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Dalton, MA
Historical housing units in Dalton, MA
Most common industries in Dalton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Paper (9.0%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (13.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Dalton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Engineers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Dalton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dalton, Massachusetts average temperatures Dalton, Massachusetts average precipitation Dalton, Massachusetts humidity Dalton, Massachusetts wind speed Dalton, Massachusetts snowfall Dalton, Massachusetts sunshine Dalton, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.71
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.43
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dalton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Dalton town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dalton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 88% 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 118.5 miles away from Dalton 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 142.2 miles away from Dalton 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 106.4 miles away from Dalton 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 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from Dalton 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 46.1 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 Berkshire County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Dalton:

  • CRANEVILLE PLACE AT DALTON (265 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dalton:

  • MT GREYLOCK EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • BERKSHIRE PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF THE BERKSHIRES, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • HILLCREST COMMONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • CENTER FOR OPTIMUM CARE-BERKSHIRE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • BERKSHIRE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)

Amtrak station near Dalton:

  • 5 miles: PITTSFIELD (DEPOT ST. BTW NORTH & CENTER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dalton:

  • Williams College (about 17 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • Smith College (about 29 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Westfield State University (about 31 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 32 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 33 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 33 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)

Public high school in Dalton:

Private high school in Dalton:

  • GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BOSTON (Students: 188, Location: 57 HOLTON ST, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dalton:

  • JACKSON MANN (Students: 579, Location: 40 ARMINGTON STREET, Grades: PK-8)
  • GARDNER PILOT ACADEMY (Location: 30 ATHOL STREET, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Dalton:

  • ST HERMAN OF ALASKA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 31, Location: 62 HARVARD AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Dalton

Library in Dalton:

  • DALTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $193,297; Location: 462 MAIN STREET; 42,611 books; 930 e-books; 2,340 audio materials; 1,823 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dalton: Wahconah County Club (A), Dalton Ambulance and Rescue (B), Dalton Fire Department (C), Crane Museum (D), Dalton Townhall (E), Dalton Free Public Library (F), Dalton Grange Hall Number 23 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dalton include: Grace Episcopal Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Dalton United Methodist Church (C), Berkshire First Church of the Nazarene (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Main Street Cemetery (1), Ashuelot Cemetery (2), Fairview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Gore Pond (A), Anthony Pond (B), East Branch Housatonic River Reservoir (C), Center Pond (D), Hathaway Reservoir (E), Egypt Reservoir (F), Little Egypt Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weston Brook (A), Walker Brook (B), Wahconah Falls Brook (C), Anthony Brook (D), Hathaway Brook (E), Cleveland Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dalton include: Pine Grove Park (1), Wahconah Falls State Park (2), American Legion Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Dalton House the Lodgings (955 Main Street) (1), Shamrock Village Inn (633 Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Burr Chamberlain - Football player and coach, Jeff Reardon - Baseball player, Winthrop M. Crane - Politician, Byron Weston - Politician.

Berkshire 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 Dalton that have no violations reported:

  • DALTON FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 6,441, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.8%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.7%
Whole state:

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.4%
102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
112 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Dalton (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Dalton Branch at 431 Main Street, branch established on 1962/10/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Berkshire Bank: Dalton Branch at 397 Main Street, branch established on 2008/11/03. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • The Pittsfield Co-operative Bank: Dalton Branch at 488 Main Street, branch established on 1962/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.2 mil, Deposits: $182.7 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Dalton:

Marital status in Dalton, MA
  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Dalton:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dalton, MA (based on Berkshire County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,18732
Mainline Protestant9,89563
Other3,64720
Evangelical Protestant2,81728
Black Protestant2332
Orthodox2252
None64,215-
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: 33
Berkshire County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Berkshire County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

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

9.9%
State:

16.5%

3.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.27%
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 Hampden County, MA  0.23% ($45,820 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.15% ($38,278)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.14% ($92,923)


3.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,798 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($35,169)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.11% ($53,774)

Businesses in Dalton, MA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dalton:

  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WBRK, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBEC (1420 AM; 1 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dalton:

  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WBRK-FM (101.7 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WBRK, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dalton:

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; ADAMS, MA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W38DL (Channel 38; ADAMS, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
  • W07AI (Channel 7; PITTSFIELD, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
Dalton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dalton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.9mTotal length
  • $16,759,000Total costs
  • 54,064Total average daily traffic
  • 4,726Total average daily truck traffic
  • 82,046Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dalton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dalton, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Windsor Mountain (Lat: 42.511944 Lon: -73.117222), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Venic-e, Phone: (941) 488-4205

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 12 Cleveland Rd (Lat: 42.512028 Lon: -73.117333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPJR783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.187 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/1996, Expiration Date: 09/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 12110451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 591-5961
  • 12 Cleveland Rd (Lat: 42.512028 Lon: -73.117333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPKS667,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.387 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/1997, Expiration Date: 06/25/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2004, Certifier: Kenneth Goldstein, Registrant: Alston & Bird LLP, 601 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, North Building, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 756-3376, Fax: (202) 756-3333, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 20 Flansburg Ave Fire Station (Lat: 42.472028 Lon: -73.166222), Call Sign: WYX538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.740 MHz, 154.875 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/08/2024, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • DALTON BASE, End Of Monahan Road (Lat: 42.521389 Lon: -73.130556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KYU480,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.340 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022, Certifier: William Sanger, Registrant: American Medical Response, 6200 S Syracuse Way Ste 200, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 495-1541, Fax: (800) 396-0038, Email:
  • 1 Mi N Of Dalton Ave On Rt 8 (Lat: 42.482583 Lon: -73.173444), Call Sign: KTG958, Licensee ID: L00030601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/1996, Expiration Date: 08/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001, Registrant: Transit Mixed Concrete Corporation, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Phone: (413) 442-6926
  • Lat: 42.473167 Lon: -73.134000, Call Sign: WPYG975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 08/11/2023, Certifier: Jeremy Stachowicz, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • Lat: 42.468000 Lon: -73.136083, Call Sign: WQKZ249,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: Margaret K Foster, Registrant: Central Berkshire Regional School District, 254 Hinsdale Road, Dalton, MA 01227, Phone: (413) 684-0320, Fax: (413) 684-4088, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 7775 Ft N Of Junction Of Berkshire Trail And Wahconah Rd (Lat: 42.513972 Lon: -73.117028), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPNM838,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Registrant: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., 545 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700, Irving, TX 75062, Phone: (972) 373-8800, Fax: (972) 373-8888, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dalton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dalton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 21. The highest number of fires - 27 took place in 2006, and the least - 13 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dalton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (68.1%), and Outside Fires (20.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dalton, MA
    • 24568.1%Structure Fires
    • 7220.0%Outside Fires
    • 328.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dalton, MA
Most common first names in Dalton, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8683.0 years
William7772.9 years
John7174.8 years
Margaret5181.5 years
George5078.6 years
Edward4073.5 years
Charles3777.3 years
Elizabeth3781.3 years
Robert3571.9 years
Joseph3474.4 years
Most common last names in Dalton, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2879.0 years
Schnopp1880.9 years
White1578.0 years
Callahan1577.1 years
Daly1476.3 years
Crosier1376.8 years
Adams1380.5 years
Martin1377.1 years
Phillips1272.9 years
Clark1279.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dalton, MA
  • 54.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.1%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dalton, MA
  • 34.7%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood


Dalton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • 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.

Dalton on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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