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Population in 2012: 13,583 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 

Males: 6,718  (49.5%)
Females: 6,865  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01247.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,739 (it was $27,601 in 2000)
North Adams:

$35,739
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,734

North Adams city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,880 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
North Adams:

$148,880
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,905; Detached houses: $151,373; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,371; In 2-unit structures: $129,683; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,715; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,118; Mobile homes: $35,067

Median gross rent in 2012: $677.

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  • White alone - 12,361 (90.1%)
  • Hispanic - 431 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 407 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 372 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 80 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 53 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 21 (0.2%)

Races in North Adams detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Adams: 108.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: French (19.3%), Italian (18.8%), Irish (13.9%), English (8.8%), German (7.7%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 707 feet

Land area: 20.4 square miles.

Population density: 665 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in North Adams:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Adams city:

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

406 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This city:  3.0%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,597 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,688 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (34.0 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (106.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (143.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Clarksburg, MA (1.4 miles ), Williamstown, MA (2.1 miles ), Adams, MA (2.2 miles ), Florida, MA (2.3 miles ), Stamford, VT (2.4 miles ), Monroe, MA (2.7 miles) , New Ashford, MA (2.9 miles ), Savoy, MA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $157,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $277,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $188,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.69 N, Longitude: 73.12 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Tunnel City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +333 (+2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,049 (51.4%)

Area code: 413

North Adams household income distribution North Adams home values distribution


 

Crime rates in North Adams by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 120000101000
per 100,000 6.313.60.00.00.00.07.10.07.30.00.00.0
Rapes 1111151219141564175
per 100,000 68.874.6100.983.1132.999.1106.443.729.07.251.536.4
Robberies 147995185496
per 100,000 6.327.147.162.363.035.47.158.236.328.766.243.6
Assaults 9663735468N/A76797510911286
per 100,000 600.5427.1491.2373.9475.7N/A539.2575.0544.2782.7824.1625.3
Burglaries 168148178224174162240176251207174187
per 100,000 1050.91003.31197.61550.91217.11146.71702.91281.11821.31486.31280.41359.7
Thefts 297344303277257274297294355302421390
per 100,000 1857.82332.02038.61917.91797.71939.42107.32140.02576.02168.43097.92835.7
Auto thefts 262024342126343728122118
per 100,000 162.6135.6161.5235.4146.9184.0241.2269.3203.286.2154.5130.9
Arson 564304154242
per 100,000 31.340.726.920.80.028.37.136.429.014.429.414.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6) 330.9334.9350.7343.8367.5N/A408.0344.0381.7348.0426.6364.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in North Adams detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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North Adams, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,279 (-13.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

North Adams-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the North Adams city center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 36.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Adams-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% 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 94.7 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 79.6 miles away from North Adams 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 49.0 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 43.8 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 51.2 miles away from North Adams center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 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).
North Adams topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Chesbro - Major League Baseball pitcher, Peter Laird - Comic creator, Allan Rockwell McCann - Navy admiral, Jane M. Swift - Politician, Paul Babeu - Police officer, Paul Farmer - Anthropologist, Tom Sutton - Comic artist, Will Durant - (1885-1981), writer, historian, Charles A. Levine - Businessman, Frank Vincent - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in North Adams:

  • VNA HOSPICE OF NORTH BERKSHIRE (Home Health Center, 535 CURRAN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY)
  • NORTH ADAMS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 71 HOSPITAL AVENUE)
  • ADAMS N H OF N ADAMS (Nursing Home, 17 FRANKLIN ST)
  • NORTH ADAMS COMMONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, 175 FRANKLIN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in North Adams, MA

Airports and heliports located in North Adams:


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Amtrak station near North Adams:

  • 19 miles: PITTSFIELD (DEPOT ST. BTW NORTH & CENTER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in North Adams:

  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (Full-time enrollment: 1,524; Location: 375 Church St; Public; Website: www.mcla.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Adams:

  • Williams College (about 5 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 29 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,660)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Siena College (about 33 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 35 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • Smith College (about 36 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 36 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 14,693)

Public high schools in North Adams:

Public elementary/middle schools in North Adams:

Private elementary/middle school in North Adams:

  • MT GREYLOCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 21; Location: 35 NOTCH RD; Grades: 1 - 10)
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Library in North Adams:

  • NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $402,155; Location: 74 CHURCH ST.; 43,446 books; 930 e-books; 4,828 audio materials; 6,367 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in North Adams: Hardman Industrial Park (A), YMCA (B), North Adams Ambulance Service (C), North Adams City Hall (D), North Adams Fire Department (E), Hoosac Tunnel Museum (F), Artist Center and Gallery (G), Eugene L Freel Library (H), Houghton Memorial Building (I), Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (J), North Adams Center (K), North Adams Public Library (L), Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Adams include: Interfaith Church of Cosmogony (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Bethel Pentecostal Church (D), Warren Brown Zion Church (E), Our Lady of the Incarnation Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blackington Cemetery (1), Southview Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4), Advent Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Witts Pond (A), Upper Reservoir (B), Windsor Lake (C), Lower Reservoir (D), North Branch Hoosic River Reservoir (E), Mount Williams Reservoir (F), Notch Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wheeler Brook (A), Azimuth Brook (B), Tunnel Brook (C), Sherman Brook (D), Phillips Creek (E), Notch Brook (F), North Branch Hoosic River (G), Hunterfield Brook (H), Hudson Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in North Adams include: Natural Bridge State Park (1), Normal School Historic District (2), Historic Valley Park (3), North Adams State College Athletic Field (4), Noel Field (5), Kemp Park (6), Blackington Historic District (7), Cascade Park (8), Church Street-Cady Hill Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mass Museum of Contemporary Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 87 Marshall Street) (1), Hoosac Mountain Tunnel Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 137 Mohawk Trail) (2), Northern Berkshire Tourist Information Center (121 Union Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Berkshires (40 Main Street) (1), Porches (231 River St) (2), Redwood Motel (915 State Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northern Berkshire Div District Court- North Adams- Clerk's Of (10 Main Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northern Berkshire Div District Court- North A (21 Holden Street) (2), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Northern Berkshire Div District Court- North Adams- Probation Of (21 Holden Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.53
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.52
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.3
U.S.:

24.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Adams and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH ADAMS WATER DEPT (Population served: 15000, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JUN-1997. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-1997)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In MAY-1997. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-1997)
  • Operations Report - Between APR-1997 and MAY-1997, Contaminant: Turbidity
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In APR-1997. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-1997)
  • 51 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.8%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.8% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in North Adams, MA

People in group quarters in North Adams in 2010:

  • 936 people in college/university student housing
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in North Adams in 2000:

  • 577 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in other group homes

North Adams compared to Massachusetts state average:

North Adams, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in North Adams (2011 data):

  • Hoosac Bank: at 93 Main Street, branch established on 1848/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $349.5 mil, Deposits: $225.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mountainone Financial Partners, Mhc
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: North Adams Stop & Shop Branch at 876 State Road, Rt. 2, branch established on 2001/09/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • NBT Bank, National Association: State Road Branch at 331 State Road, branch established on 2007/03/19. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: North Adams Branch at 90 Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/06. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Berkshire Bank: North Adams Branch at 37 Main Street, branch established on 1982/12/30. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • Adams Community Bank: North Adams Branch at 31 Eagle Street, branch established on 1974/10/03. Info updated 2012/03/02: Bank assets: $202.3 mil, Deposits: $163.5 mil, headquarters in Adams, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in North Adams, Massachusetts:

  • Holiday Inn Berkshire, 40 Main St, North Adams, MA 01247 , Phone: (413) 663-6500, Fax: (413) 663-6380
  • The Porches Inn, 231 River St, North Adams, MA 01247 , Phone: (413) 664-0400, Fax: (413) 664-0401
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in North Adams, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


North Adams travel time to work - commute


North Adams mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Adams city (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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$38,291$38,2912$1,558
Other Government Administration 7$25,889$44,38110$2,472
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$207
Police Protection - Officers 30$115,373$46,1491$493
Police - Other 3$11,606$46,4240$0
Firefighters 25$113,733$54,5920$0
Fire - Other 2$7,438$44,6280$0
Streets and Highways 26$72,862$33,6293$5,086
Welfare 5$11,329$27,1900$0
Health 3$9,370$37,4800$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,880$35,2801$1,094
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$8,748$34,9920$0
Water Supply 2$5,838$35,0280$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 212$879,952$49,809114$116,293
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 54$145,925$32,42866$71,176
Local Libraries 6$16,936$33,8724$4,829
Other and Unallocable 10$24,218$29,0623$2,461
Totals for Government 402$1,493,388$44,579206$205,669

North Adams government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,665,000 ($122.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $601,000 ($44.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $334,000 ($24.59)
    Libraries: $80,000 ($5.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $23,544,000 ($1733.34)
    General - Other: $4,611,000 ($339.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,475,000 ($108.59)
    Police Protection: $1,342,000 ($98.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,243,000 ($91.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,234,000 ($90.85)
    Water Utilities: $637,000 ($46.90)
    Sewerage: $629,000 ($46.31)
    Financial Administration: $525,000 ($38.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $477,000 ($35.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $377,000 ($27.76)
    Libraries: $295,000 ($21.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $277,000 ($20.39)
    Central Staff Services: $246,000 ($18.11)
    General Public Buildings: $205,000 ($15.09)
    Health - Other: $110,000 ($8.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000 ($7.66)
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000 ($3.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $17,190,000 ($1265.55)
    Corporate Bonds: $7,633,000 ($561.95)
    Benefit Payments: $3,329,000 ($245.09)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,651,000 ($121.55)
    Withdrawals: $91,000 ($6.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $870,000 ($64.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,003,000 ($147.46)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $680,000 ($50.06)
    Transit Utilities: $60,000 ($4.42)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($1.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $915,000 ($67.36)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($21.57)
    General - Other: $141,000 ($10.38)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,282,000 ($1272.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $385,000 ($28.34)

North Adams government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,786,000 ($131.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,450,000 ($106.75)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $358,000 ($26.36)
    Sewerage: $305,000 ($22.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($8.02)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000 ($2.06)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $23,000 ($1.69)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $1,938,000 ($142.68)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,238,000 ($91.14)
    Local Employee Contribution: $766,000 ($56.39)
    From Other Governments: $169,000 ($12.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,373,000 ($101.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $655,000 ($48.22)
    Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,123,000 ($156.30)
    Interest Earnings: $165,000 ($12.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $147,000 ($10.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $119,000 ($8.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000 ($6.18)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,547,000 ($113.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,424,000 ($1430.02)
    General Local Government Support: $4,632,000 ($341.01)
    All Other: $1,547,000 ($113.89)
    Public Welfare: $18,000 ($1.33)
  • Tax - Property: $10,224,000 ($752.71)
    Other License: $214,000 ($15.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $168,000 ($12.37)

North Adams government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,566,000 ($1293.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,058,000 ($1182.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,508,000 ($111.02)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $23,389,000 ($1721.93)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,993,000 ($293.97)

North Adams government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $6,133,000 ($451.52)
    Total Federal Securities: $2,413,000 ($177.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,500,000 ($625.78)

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 North Adams:

  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Adams:

  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJJW (91.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: MASS., COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around North Adams:

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; ADAMS, MA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • W38DL (Channel 38; ADAMS, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of North Adams fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 22
Total length: 98 meters (322ft)
Total costs: $58,891,000
Total average daily traffic: 182,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,889
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 288,303

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 12
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for North Adams, MA


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Route 2 Mohawk Trail (Lat: 42.698361 Lon: -73.064556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.4 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA666
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2008, Expiration Date: 10/01/2018, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • NOT ORIGINAL, 483 Ashland St (Lat: 42.686389 Lon: -73.104167), Type: 18.0, Overall height: 6 m
    Registrant: 4134488214, Khaven@bcn.Net, 1502 WEST HOUSATONIC ST
  • Francis L Boucher, 36 Barlow Av. (Lat: 42.698056 Lon: -73.129167), Type: 16.0, Overall height: 14 m
    Registrant: 4136646206, Gospeltr@localnet.Com, 36 BARLOW AVE.
  • FRAN BOUCHER, 36 Barlow Av. (Lat: 42.698056 Lon: -73.129167), Type: 16.0, Overall height: 14 m
    Registrant: 4136646206, Gospeltr@localnet.Com, 36 BARLOW AVE.
  • Tina Bartunek, 1.5 Miles North Adams (Lat: 42.735639 Lon: -73.040472), Type: 67.9, Overall height: 67.9 m
    Registrant: 5036591240, Radiolicensing@cuaccess.Net
  • Tina Bartunek, 1.5 Miles North Adams (Lat: 42.735639 Lon: -73.040472), Type: 67.9, Overall height: 67.9 m
    Registrant: 5036591240, Radiolicensing@cuaccess.Net

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in North Adams, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in North Adams)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in North Adams)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$127,25089$91,517174$119,98354$70,2041$180,00023$88,0436$20,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$96,0001$115,0009$80,3332$159,0000$00$01$60,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$86,00021$114,57157$133,80723$58,6090$04$109,0003$13,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$109,40034$112,08848$126,87511$50,1822$725,0005$63,4002$10,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$96,5002$35,0008$105,2501$296,0000$01$89,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9211.00 , 9212.00, 9213.00, 9214.00, 9215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$110,0004$148,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$140,2501$170,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9211.00 , 9212.00, 9213.00, 9214.00, 9215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 159
  • Service Call: 56
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - North Adams


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Adams, MA
Businesses in North Adams, MA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
McDonald's1
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