For population 25 years and over in Lanesborough:
For population 15 years and over in Lanesborough town:
69 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.4% Europe, 0.2% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (29.3 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (110.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (120.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Hancock, MA (2.1 miles ), Cheshire, MA (2.2 miles ), Pittsfield, MA (2.2 miles ), Dalton, MA (2.3 miles ), New Ashford, MA (2.4 miles ), Hinsdale, MA (3.0 miles ), Stephentown, NY (3.0 miles ), Adams, MA (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 73.24 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
Lanesborough tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Lanesborough: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lanesborough, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lanesborough-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Lanesborough 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 24.4 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:Lanesborough-area historical earthquake activity is 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 73.8 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 50.5 miles away from Lanesborough center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.2 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 53.2 miles away from the city 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 45.3 miles away from Lanesborough 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).
Birthplace of: Henry Shaw Briggs - Union Army brigadier general, Josh Billings - (1818-1825), humorist, Bianca DeGroat - Actress.
Hospitals/medical centers near Lanesborough:
Amtrak station near Lanesborough:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lanesborough:
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Public elementary/middle school in Lanesborough:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lanesborough and their reported violations in the past:LANESBOROUGH FIRE & WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREYLOCK ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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:
7 people in other workers' dormitories
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Lanesborough compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Lanesborough (based on Berkshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,107 average adjusted gross income)
0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($561 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,132 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,035 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lanesborough:
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TV broadcast stations around Lanesborough:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lanesborough, MA
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $9,432,000
Total average daily traffic: 41,887
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,675
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 66,152
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lanesborough, MA
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.