New Marlborough, Massachusetts

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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 2013: $63,042 (it was $46,875 in 2000)
New Marlborough:

$63,042
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,377 (it was $25,658 in 2000)

New Marlborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $278,990 (it was $160,800 in 2000)
New Marlborough:

$278,990
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $258,164; Detached houses: $274,924; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,486; In 2-unit structures: $203,780; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,468; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,729; Mobile homes: $29,637
  • Races in New Marlborough, MA (2010)

    New Marlborough races chart
    • 1,43995.4%White alone
    • 271.8%Hispanic
    • 181.2%Black alone
    • 120.8%Asian alone
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Marlborough: 114.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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New Marlborough, MA City Guides:

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).

New Marlborough,MA real estate house value index trend

New Marlborough, Massachusetts map

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:

15.6%

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+: Bronx, NY (93.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Marlborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 15% smaller 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 slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from New Marlborough center
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 127.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.3 miles away from New Marlborough center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Marlborough topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • BERKSHIRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANDISFIELD, MA)
  • GEER NURSING AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CANAAN, CT)
  • NOBLE HORIZONS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SALISBURY, CT)

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

  • Westfield State University (about 24 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 32 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 34 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Bard College (about 35 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 3,137)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 35 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Bay Path College (about 35 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Smith College (about 35 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.394. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

9.14
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%
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 significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,18732
Mainline Protestant9,89563
Other3,64720
Evangelical Protestant2,81728
Black Protestant2332
Orthodox2252
None64,215-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

3.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.11%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  0.18% ($40,323 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.13% ($77,300)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.11% ($24,695)


3.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($772 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,274 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($31,686)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.16% ($33,183)

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
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $9,664,000Total costs
  • 6,440Total average daily traffic
  • 339Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,172Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 111930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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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