For population 25 years and over in Leyden:
For population 15 years and over in Leyden town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (36.6 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (82.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (143.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Bernardston, MA (2.1 miles ), Guilford, VT (2.2 miles ), Colrain, MA (2.2 miles ), Greenfield, MA (2.6 miles ), Gill, MA (2.6 miles ), Shelburne, MA (2.7 miles ), Vernon, VT (2.7 miles ), Greenfield, MA (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.70 N, Longitude: 72.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Leyden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leyden, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leyden-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Leyden town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 9/13/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leyden-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 88% 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 75.9 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 30.2 miles away from Leyden 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 31.4 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 42.5 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 68.5 miles away from Leyden 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 76.2 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: Ralph P. Buckland - Union Army general.
Hospitals/medical centers near Leyden:
Amtrak station near Leyden:
Operable nuclear power plant near Leyden:
Local government website: leyden.homestead.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leyden:
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Public elementary/middle school in Leyden:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
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:
Leyden compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Leyden (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $244,000
Total average daily traffic: 259
Total average daily truck traffic: 15
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 409
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.