For population 25 years and over in Leverett:
For population 15 years and over in Leverett town:
97 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.8% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (21.9 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (72.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (133.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Sunderland, MA (1.9 miles ), Shutesbury, MA (2.0 miles ), South Deerfield, MA (2.3 miles ), North Amherst, MA (2.3 miles ), Deerfield, MA (2.5 miles ), Montague, MA (2.5 miles ), Millers Falls, MA (2.6 miles ), Amherst Center, MA (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 72.50 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Leverett detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Work and jobs in Leverett: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leverett, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leverett-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Leverett town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leverett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.9 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 14.6 miles away from Leverett 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 16.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.0 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 74.7 miles away from Leverett center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ellen Gilbert - Chess player.
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Local government website: TOWNHALL.LEVERETT.MA.US
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 8.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
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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:
35 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Leverett compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Leverett (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 26
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,741 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,013 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Leverett fatal accident list:
Sep 17, 2008 02:00 AM, Shutesbury Rd, Lat: 42.451517, Lon: -72.495431, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2002 02:30 AM, N Leverett Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 18, 2001 06:58 PM, N Leverett Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 2000 01:00 PM, Shutesbury Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1998 01:54 PM, Sr-63, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 1987 06:00 PM, Rte.63, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leverett, MA
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $5,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,239
Total average daily truck traffic: 761
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 20,909
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leverett)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2013.