For population 25 years and over in Middlefield:
For population 15 years and over in Middlefield town:
16 residents are foreign born (2.0% North America, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (24.9 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (98.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (113.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Worthington, MA (2.3 miles ), Chester, MA (2.5 miles ), Becket, MA (2.5 miles ), Peru, MA (2.5 miles ), Washington, MA (2.7 miles ), Hinsdale, MA (2.8 miles ), Cummington, MA (3.1 miles ), Huntington, MA (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.35 N, Longitude: 73.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
Work and jobs in Middlefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Middlefield, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Middlefield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Middlefield town 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 19.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Middlefield-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 87.2 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 37.5 miles away from Middlefield center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.7 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 40.5 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 99.2 miles away from Middlefield 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 59.2 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 Hampshire 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: George S. Holden - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Middlefield:
Airports located in Middlefield:
Amtrak station near Middlefield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Middlefield:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 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:
Middlefield compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Middlefield (based on Hampshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,450 average adjusted gross income)
0.74% of residents moved from foreign countries ($524 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,073 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Middlefield:
Strongest FM radio stations in Middlefield:
TV broadcast stations around Middlefield:
Middlefield fatal accident list:
Jul 4, 1976 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $5,174,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 121
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,270
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.