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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 2012: $57,043 (it was $47,891 in 2000)
Dalton:

$57,043
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,219

Dalton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $202,276 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Dalton:

$202,276
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $248,669; Detached houses: $257,543; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,883; In 2-unit structures: $204,722; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,536; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $201,076; Mobile homes: $39,012
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Dalton races chart
  • White alone - 6,469 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 68 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 53 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 48 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dalton: 202.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Dalton town:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

115 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Dalton, Massachusetts as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dalton to the number of sex offenders is 3,277 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Dalton town:  1.7% ($1,917)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Dalton satellite photo by USGS

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+: New York, NY (128.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 73.16 W

Area code: 413

Dalton household income distribution Dalton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Dalton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.014.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 200132341310
per 100,000 28.90.00.014.844.729.745.361.115.146.514.70.0
Robberies 010011011003
per 100,000 0.014.30.00.014.914.80.015.315.10.00.044.3
Assaults 11169N/AN/A15171617211618
per 100,000 158.8229.3132.4N/AN/A222.6256.5244.4257.0325.6235.4265.7
Burglaries 252927192727202429172027
per 100,000 361.0415.6397.2280.9402.0400.6301.8366.6438.3263.6294.2398.6
Thefts 544242343570545949493534
per 100,000 779.8601.9617.8502.6521.11038.6814.8901.3740.6759.8514.9501.9
Auto thefts 51265235118115
per 100,000 72.2172.088.373.929.844.575.415.315.1124.1161.873.8
Arson 100312260312
per 100,000 14.40.00.044.314.929.730.291.70.046.514.729.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 121.9121.9120.2N/AN/A151.8153.3172.0134.8167.7117.6125.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Dalton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dalton, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Dalton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 20% greater 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 significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.0 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 46.1 miles away from Dalton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.1 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 48.9 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 99.7 miles away from Dalton 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 49.6 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 Berkshire County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

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


Hospital/medical center in Dalton:

  • CRANEVILLE PLACE AT DALTON (Nursing Home, 265 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Dalton:

  • MT GREYLOCK EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER INC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • BERKSHIRE PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Dalton, 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: 2,108)
  • Smith College (about 29 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
  • Westfield State College (about 31 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,632)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 33 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,660)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 33 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 3,973)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (about 33 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 21,515)

Public high school in Dalton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dalton:

Private elementary/middle school in Dalton:

  • ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 30 CARSON AVE; Grades: PK - 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)

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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

 
Berkshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.46
U.S.:

4.12

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

DALTON FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 7055, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-1997)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1996 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 72 regular monitoring violations

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dalton, MA

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

Dalton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Dalton town (based on Berkshire County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.14%
Here67.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents77.0%4.3%4.1%4.1%2.9%
Congregations28.2%4.6%11.5%16.0%7.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOther
Adherents2.5%1.0%0.8%0.6%2.7%
Congregations7.6%1.5%2.3%6.1%14.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Berkshire 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.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkshire County:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

16.5%

3.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($561 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.19%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hampden County, MA  0.23% ($35,441 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.15% ($73,234)
from Columbia County, NY  0.12% ($36,952)


4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,035 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.23% ($35,108 average AGI)
to Hampden County, MA  0.21% ($36,750)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.20% ($30,755)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Dalton, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Dalton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $11,078,000
Total average daily traffic: 52,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,465
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 82,204

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
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: 9414884205, , 1611 VALLEY DR

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dalton, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

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: 04/01/2015
    Registrant: Lin Television Corporation, One West Exchange Street, Suite 5a, Providence, RI 02903, Phone: (401) 454-2880, Fax: (401) 454-2817, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • STREAMLINE AVIATION INC, 839 Main St, Dalton, MA 01226
    Certificate: 00-0774 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/2000, Expiration Date: 04/17/2001
  • WEBER WILLIAM A, 839 Main St, Dalton, MA 01226
    Certificate: 03-1426 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2003, Expiration Date: 08/19/2004

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: KRAUSE RICHARD M SKYBOLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 101DK , Serial Number: 1001, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Albert M Barbuto, 620 Old Windsor Rd, Dalton, MA 01226
  • Aircraft: COMMONWEALTH 185 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34134 , Serial Number: 1856, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1950
    Registrant (Individual): Albert Barbuto, 620 Old Windsor Rd, Dalton, MA 01226
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 58 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3813A , Serial Number: 86, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1958
    Registrant (Individual): David C Badeau, 66 Sunnyside Drive, Dalton, MA 01226
  • Aircraft: BEECH C35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5821C , Serial Number: D-2773, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Albert M Barbuto, 620 Old Windsor Rd, Dalton, MA 01226, Other Owners: Albert M Jr Barbuto
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9652D , Serial Number: 22-6566, Year manufactured: 1959
    Registrant (Individual): Albert M Barbuto, 620 Old Windsor Rd, Dalton, MA 01226


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Dalton


See full 2006 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

Businesses in Dalton, MA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

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