Sheffield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 3,257.
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 1,618  (49.7%)
Females: 1,639  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01257.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,998 (it was $45,082 in 2000)
Sheffield:

$67,998
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,971 (it was $25,492 in 2000)

Sheffield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $313,791 (it was $157,100 in 2000)
Sheffield:

$313,791
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $297,411; detached houses: $302,175; townhouses or other attached units: $308,553; in 2-unit structures: $298,474; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $497,989; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $291,995; mobile homes: $51,418
March 2019 cost of living index in Sheffield: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Sheffield, MA (2010)
    • 3,07094.3%White alone
    • 1053.2%Hispanic
    • 341.0%Black alone
    • 300.9%Two or more races
    • 110.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sheffield, Massachusetts as of January 26, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sheffield is 1,629 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.57
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Sheffield, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (18.7%), Irish (17.4%), German (12.9%), Italian (11.6%), French (7.7%), United States (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1733

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 48.1 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (very low).

Sheffield, Massachusetts map

87 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sheffield town:

1.3% ($2,066)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (36.1 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (90.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Canaan, CT (2.2 miles ),
Mount Washington, MA (2.3 miles),
New Marlborough, MA (2.4 miles ),
North Canaan, CT (2.4 miles ),
Southfield, MA (2.5 miles),
Great Barrington, MA (2.6 miles ),
Egremont, MA (2.6 miles ),
Monterey, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 73.36 W

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Sheffield, MA in 2019
Sheffield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $5,100
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $278,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $378,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $346,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $620,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $620,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $620,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $391,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $600,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sheffield, MA residents
Average permit cost in Sheffield, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Sheffield, MA
Historical housing units in Sheffield, MA
Most common industries in Sheffield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Sheffield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Sheffield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sheffield, Massachusetts average temperatures Sheffield, Massachusetts average precipitation Sheffield, Massachusetts humidity Sheffield, Massachusetts wind speed Sheffield, Massachusetts snowfall Sheffield, Massachusetts sunshine Sheffield, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.119. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.119
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sheffield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Sheffield 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 11.9 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:

Sheffield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 69% 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 137.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 167.8 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) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from Sheffield 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 131.7 miles away from Sheffield center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from Sheffield center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 377.8 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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sheffield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sheffield:

  • KINDRED NRSING AND REHABILITATION-TIMBERLYN HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • GREAT BARRINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • NOBLE HORIZONS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SALISBURY, CT)
  • GEER NURSING AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CANAAN, CT)
  • BERKSHIRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SANDISFIELD, MA)

Airports located in Sheffield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheffield:

  • Bard College (about 29 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,137)
  • Westfield State University (about 29 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 37 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 37 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 39 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 6,554)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 39 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • University of Hartford (about 40 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)

Public high school in Sheffield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sheffield:

  • UNDERMOUNTAIN (Students: 405, Location: 491 BERKSHIRE SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
  • SOUTH EGREMONT (Students: 15, Location: 491 BERKSHIRE SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-1)
See full list of schools located in Sheffield

Library in Sheffield:

  • BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $159,856; Location: 48 MAIN ST.; 38,306 books; 2,109 audio materials; 3,932 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 102 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sheffield: Sheffield Fire Department (A), Mount Everett Regional School Library (B), Colonel Ashley House (C), Sheffield Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sheffield: Grace Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Churchill Cemetery (1), Center Cemetery (2), Hewins Cemetery (3), Barnard Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Fawn Lake (A), Davis Pond (B), Harman Marsh Pond (C), Spurr Lake (D), Threemile Pond (E), Combes Pond (F), Berkshire Trout Pond (G), Mill Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Schenob Brook (A), Konkapot River (B), Willard Brook (C), Stony Brook (D), Soda Creek (E), Race Brook (F), Ironwork Brook (G), Hubbard Brook (H), Dry Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sheffield include: Bartholomews Cobble (1), Sheffield Plain Historic District (2), Battlesite Monument (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Ramblewood Inn (Under Mountain Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Dewey Court (3 Dewey Way) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: David Joyce - Businessman, Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard.

Berkshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SHEFFIELD WATER COMPANY (Population served: 965, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUL-27-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
BERKSHIRE SCHOOL (Address: 245 N UNDERMOUNTAIN RD , Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
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: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
9 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
12 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Sheffield (2011 data):

  • Berkshire Bank: Sheffield Branch at 103 Main Street, branch established on 1966/11/21. 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
  • Salisbury Bank and Trust Company: Sheffield Branch at 640 North Main Street, branch established on 2005/03/14. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $608.2 mil, Deposits: $480.4 mil, headquarters in Lakeville, CT, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sheffield:

Marital status in Sheffield, MA
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Sheffield:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sheffield, MA (based on Berkshire County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Here:

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.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Berkshire County:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berkshire 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%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

3.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.27%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampden County, MA  0.23% ($45,820 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.15% ($38,278)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.14% ($92,923)


3.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,798 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($35,169)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.11% ($53,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sheffield:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sheffield:

  • 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)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSGG (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, CT; Owner: REVIVAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Sheffield:

  • 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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Sheffield: Frederick N. Deland.

Sheffield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sheffield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.8mTotal length
  • $33,926,000Total costs
  • 40,411Total average daily traffic
  • 2,066Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,760Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sheffield, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sheffield, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sheffield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Railroad St (Lat: 42.111194 Lon: -73.325944), Call Sign: KNBU763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/16/2021, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 42.107306 Lon: -73.355111, Call Sign: WPNZ202,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.950 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2014, Expiration Date: 08/09/2024, Certifier: James J Mcgarry, Registrant: Pittsfield Communications Systems, Inc, 1502 W. Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Phone: (413) 448-8214, Fax: (413) 448-6263, Email:
  • Lime Kiln Rd (Lat: 42.154250 Lon: -73.369000), Call Sign: WQQ762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2015, Expiration Date: 06/20/2025, Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Me 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 974-3151, Email:
  • MAPLE AVENUE WELL, 176 Maple Avenue (Lat: 42.107667 Lon: -73.344806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQPL743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2012, Expiration Date: 06/22/2022, Certifier: Beth Bartholomew, Registrant: Siemens Industry Inc, 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (561) 766-2701, Email:
  • 245 North Undermountain Road (Lat: 42.114861 Lon: -73.413917), Type: Building, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQTM328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2014, Expiration Date: 03/04/2024, Certifier: John Alden, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 42.117139 Lon: -73.416167, Call Sign: WQXM953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2016, Expiration Date: 04/19/2026, Certifier: Tim Fulco, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Rt 7 (Lat: 42.127861 Lon: -73.363722), Call Sign: WRLA2077,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.0000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/1993, Expiration Date: 08/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 10 Park Plz Rm 6620, Boston, MA 02116

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sheffield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 336 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1768Z, N1768Z, N-1768Z, Serial Number: 336-0068, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Craig B Moskowitz, 1220 Berkshire School Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4487H, N4487H, N-4487H, Serial Number: 15-276, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Noel Anderson, Po Box 242, Sheffield, MA 01257
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2798M, N2798M, N-2798M, Serial Number: 12-1198, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Farrar, Stage Coach Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/15/2019

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sheffield, MA
  • 69.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sheffield, MA
  • 52.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Coal or coke
  • 2.8%Other fuel


Sheffield compared to Massachusetts 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 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.
There are 9 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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