Great Barrington, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,231. Population change since 2000: -9.3%
Males: 1,148  (51.5%)
Females: 1,083  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01230.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,195 (it was $35,077 in 2000)
Great Barrington:

$44,195
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,461 (it was $23,390 in 2000)

Great Barrington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $324,005 (it was $152,100 in 2000)
Great Barrington:

$324,005
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $341,825; Detached houses: $335,062; In 2-unit structures: $380,616; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $425,045; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,016

Median gross rent in 2012: $937.

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  • White alone - 1,894 (84.9%)
  • Hispanic - 172 (7.7%)
  • Black alone - 59 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 44 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Great Barrington: 112.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.9%), German (10.4%), Italian (9.1%), United States (6.8%), English (5.4%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1761

Elevation: 721 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,577 people per square mile   (low).

Great Barrington,MA real estate house value index trend

Great Barrington, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Great Barrington:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Great Barrington CDP:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

551 residents are foreign born

This place:  23.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,554 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,920 (1.6%)

Great Barrington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (38.6 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (97.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Housatonic, MA (2.0 miles ), Egremont, MA (2.0 miles ), Alford, MA (2.1 miles ), Monterey, MA (2.5 miles ), Sheffield, MA (2.6 miles ), Stockbridge, MA (2.8 miles ), Mount Washington, MA (2.8 miles) , New Marlborough, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $254,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $657,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $313,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $398,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $1,139,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 73.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,342 (+56.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 493 (32.7%)

Area code: 413

Great Barrington household income distribution Great Barrington home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Great Barrington place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 5.2 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Great Barrington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 131.3 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from Great Barrington 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 127.0 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 73.6 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 189.7 miles away from Great Barrington center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.7 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 (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, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Great Barrington topographic map

Birthplace of: W. E. B. Du Bois, Anson Jones - Physician, Hamish Linklater - Actor, Shorty Rogers - Jazz trumpeter, John Schroeder (golfer) - Professional golfer, Benjamin Downing - Politician, Jim Garry - Baseball player and coach, Eugene S. Kraay - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Great Barrington:

  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 29 LEWIS AVENUE)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (10 MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 200)
  • FAIRVIEW COMMONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (CHRISTIAN HILL ROAD)
  • FAIRVIEW MANOR EXT CARE CTR (29 LEWIS AVE 3RD FLOOR)
  • GREAT BARRINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (148 MAPLE AVENUE)
  • KINDRED NRSING AND REHABILITATION-TIMBERLYN HEIGHTS (320 MAPLE AVENUE)
  • PINES NURSING HOME (MAPLE AVE)

Airports located in Great Barrington:

Amtrak station near Great Barrington:

  • 19 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.

College/University in Great Barrington:

  • Bard College at Simon's Rock (Full-time enrollment: 360; Location: 84 Alford Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.simons-rock.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Great Barrington:

  • Westfield State University (about 30 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Bard College (about 31 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 3,137)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 37 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Williams College (about 37 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Smith College (about 39 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 39 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 40 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)

Public high school in Great Barrington:

Private high school in Great Barrington:

  • JOHN DEWEY ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 389 MAIN ST; Grades: 10 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Great Barrington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Great Barrington:

  • GREAT BARRINGTON RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 38 W PLAIN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EAGLETON SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 446 MONTEREY RD; Grades: UG - UG; Boys only)
  • BROOKSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 5 RAMSDALL RD; Grades: UG - UG; Boys only)
See full list of schools located in Great Barrington

Library in Great Barrington:

  • MASON LIBRARY (Operating income: $434,418; Location: 231 MAIN ST.; 53,498 books; 930 e-books; 3,659 audio materials; 4,690 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 165 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Great Barrington: Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance (A), Great Barrington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B), Searles Castle (C), Great Barrington Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fair Shopping Center (1), The Fair Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Great Barrington include: Macedonia Baptist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Saint James Episcopal Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn & Suites (249 Stockbridge Road (RT 7)), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (415 Stockbridge Road), Great Barrington Days Inn (372 Main St), Briarcliff Inn (506 Stockbridge Road), Lantern House Motel (Stockbridge Road), Mountain View Motel (304 State Road), AAA Monument Mountain Motel (247 Stockbridge Road), Days Inn (372 Main Street), Egremont Inn (10 Sheffield Road).

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 48.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

9.14

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

GREAT BARRINGTON FIRE DIST (Population served: 4,087, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HOUSATONIC WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,391, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
SIMONS ROCK OF BARD COLLEGE (Address: 84 ALFORD ROAD , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-24-2013 to AUG-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (3 times from JUL-16-2012 to AUG-09-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  47.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
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
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Great Barrington in 2000:

  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Great Barrington, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Great Barrington compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Great Barrington (2011 data):

  • Berkshire Bank: 244 Main Street Branch, Great Barrington North Branch, Great Barrington Branch. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Great Barrington Branch at 271 Main Street, branch established on 1963/04/15. 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
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Great Barrington Branch at 740 Main Street, branch established on 1975/12/12. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • Lee Bank: Great Barrington Branch at 279 Main Street, branch established on 1997/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $181.6 mil, headquarters in Lee, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Berkshire Financial Services, Inc.
  • The Pittsfield Co-operative Bank: Great Barrington Branch at 325 Main Street, branch established on 1970/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.2 mil, Deposits: $182.7 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, 4 total offices
  • TrustCo Bank: Great Barrington Branch at 326 Stockbridge Rd, branch established on 2007/04/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Great Barrington, Massachusetts:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 415 Stockbridge Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230 , Phone: (413) 528-1810, Fax: (413) 528-8837
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 249 Stockbridge Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230 , Phone: (413) 644-3200, Fax: (413) 644-3212
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Great Barrington travel time to work - commute Great Barrington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Great Barrington CDP (based on Berkshire County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.14%
Here: 67.1%
USA: 50.2%

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%

3.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.11%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  0.18% ($40,323 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.13% ($77,300)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.11% ($24,695)


3.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($772 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,274 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($31,686)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.16% ($33,183)

Strongest AM radio stations in Great Barrington:

  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Great Barrington:

  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • W231AK (94.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF EASTERN NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Great Barrington:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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

Great Barrington, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 49
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 73
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 58
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 125
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Great Barrington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
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< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$187,5907$217,5401$135,9702$210,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$159,1200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$172,6900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$288,6600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9251.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 96
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Great Barrington

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Businesses in Great Barrington, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
DHL1Staples1
Days Inn1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Travelodge1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Vans1
Kmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Benny Ezekiel David (3)
  • Karl D. Kirk, Iii (1)
  • Thomas P. Lang (1)
  • Tracy Seckler (1)
  • Nicholas Carlson (1)
  • David H. Divine (1)
  • Joseph N. Pothul (1)
  • William Blake (1)
  • Amy M. Humes (1)
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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