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Population in 2010: 1,509. Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 

Males: 765  (50.7%)
Females: 744  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  48.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01230.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,833 (it was $46,875 in 2000)
New Marlborough:

$55,833
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,807

New Marlborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $288,350 (it was $160,800 in 2000)
New Marlborough:

$288,350
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $421,735; Detached houses: $427,083; Townhouses or other attached units: $524,133; In 2-unit structures: $390,121; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $393,099; Mobile homes: $103,238

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New Marlborough races chart
  • White alone - 1,439 (95.4%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.07%)

Races in New Marlborough detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Marlborough: 373.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (17.4%), Irish (13.5%), Italian (12.0%), German (11.8%), French (6.8%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 1351 feet

Land area: 47.2 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in New Marlborough:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Marlborough town:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

56 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:  3.7%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

New Marlborough town:  0.8% ($1,357)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
New Marlborough satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (33.8 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (94.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (103.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Southfield, MA (1.0 miles) , Monterey, MA (2.2 miles ), Sheffield, MA (2.4 miles ), Canaan, CT (2.6 miles ), North Canaan, CT (2.6 miles ), Sandisfield, MA (2.6 miles ), Great Barrington, MA (2.9 miles ), Norfolk, CT (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $907,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $314,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $344,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,480,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $297,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $316,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,817,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 73.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

New Marlborough household income distribution New Marlborough home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in New Marlborough: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in New Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

New Marlborough-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the New Marlborough 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 12.9 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:

New Marlborough-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 81.3 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 52.4 miles away from New Marlborough center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.1 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 55.6 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 56.0 miles away from New Marlborough center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.0 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 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).
New Marlborough topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near New Marlborough:

  • GREAT BARRINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • KINDRED NRSING AND REHABILITATION-TIMBERLYN HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in New Marlborough, MA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Marlborough:

  • Westfield State College (about 24 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,632)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 32 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 3,973)
  • Bard College (about 35 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 35 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Smith College (about 35 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
  • University of Hartford (about 36 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)
  • Springfield College (about 36 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)

Private high school in New Marlborough:

  • KOLBURNE SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 343 NM SOUTHFIELD RD; Grades: 3 - 12)

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Notable locations in New Marlborough: YMCA Camp (A), United States Fish Hatchery (B), New Marlborough Fire Department (C), Mill River Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Marlborough include: North Norfolk Chapel (A), United Church of New Marlboro (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carroll Cemetery (1), New Marlborough Cemetery (2), Palmer Cemetery (3), Huxley Cemetery (4), Mill River Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: East Indies Pond (A), Harmon Pond (B), Juniper Pond (C), Mill Pond (D), York Lake (E), Gleason Pond (F), Windemere Lake Reservoir (G), Thousand Acre Swamp Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Umpachene River (A), Brewer Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
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
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.0
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.79. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.79
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.974. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.974
U.S.:

2.433

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Marlborough and their reported violations in the past:

KOLBURNE SCHOOL (Address: 343 NM SOUTHFIELD RD , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-20-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2001)
  • 8 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Marlborough, MA

34 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
88 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

New Marlborough compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for New Marlborough town (based on Berkshire County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.14%
Here67.1%
USA50.2%

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%

3.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($561 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.19%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hampden County, MA  0.23% ($35,441 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.15% ($73,234)
from Columbia County, NY  0.12% ($36,952)


4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,035 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.23% ($35,108 average AGI)
to Hampden County, MA  0.21% ($36,750)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.20% ($30,755)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Marlborough:

  • 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.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Marlborough:

  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WSGG (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, CT; Owner: REVIVAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, 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)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around New Marlborough:

  • 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.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $9,664,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,440
Total average daily truck traffic: 339
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 10,172

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 11
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Marlborough, MA


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB1CGG, Licensee ID: L00618436
    Grant Date: 06/26/2007, Expiration Date: 06/26/2017
    Registrant: David F Brigham, 784 Rhodes & Bailey Rd, New Marlborough, MA 01244

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8122H , Serial Number: 28-8090151, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Geoffrey Maynard, 1762 Hartsville New Marlboro Rd, New Marlborough, MA 01230


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