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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 2012: $53,697 (it was $45,082 in 2000)
Sheffield:

$53,697
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,595

Sheffield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $281,715 (it was $157,100 in 2000)
Sheffield:

$281,715
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $366,012; Detached houses: $377,224; Townhouses or other attached units: $238,242; In 2-unit structures: $362,743; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $371,658; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,066; Mobile homes: $78,082
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Sheffield races chart
  • White alone - 3,070 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 105 (3.2%)
  • Black alone - 34 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sheffield: 371.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Sheffield town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

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

This town:  2.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sheffield, Massachusetts as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sheffield to the number of sex offenders is 3,297 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Sheffield town:  1.3% ($2,066)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Sheffield satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (92.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (100.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 73.36 W

Area code: 413

Sheffield household income distribution Sheffield home values distribution

Crime rates in Sheffield (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (59.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 14 assaults (417.8 per 100,000)
  • 6 burglaries (179.1 per 100,000)
  • 22 thefts (656.5 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (59.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 175.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime rates in Sheffield (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (60.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 assaults (210.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 burglaries (210.0 per 100,000)
  • 31 thefts (930.1 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (120.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 151.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Sheffield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sheffield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 23% greater 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 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 76.9 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 57.9 miles away from Sheffield center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.6 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 61.1 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 52.3 miles away from Sheffield center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 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).
Sheffield topographic map

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

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


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Sheffield, MA

Airports located in Sheffield:


Local government website: www.town.sheffield.ma.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheffield:

  • Bard College (about 29 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • Westfield State College (about 30 miles; Westfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,632)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 37 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 3,973)
  • Dutchess Community College (about 39 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,274)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 39 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,914)
  • University of Hartford (about 40 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)
  • Marist College (about 40 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 4,738)

Public high school in Sheffield:

Private high school in Sheffield:

  • BERKSHIRE SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 245 N UNDERMOUNTAIN RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sheffield:

See full list of schools located in Sheffield, School District: SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE

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)

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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

 
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)
AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.2. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.73. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.73
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.974. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.974
U.S.:

2.433

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

SHEFFIELD WATER COMPANY (Population served: 961, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-14-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2001)
BERKSHIRE SCHOOL (Population served: 390, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-23-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2001)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sheffield, MA

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

Sheffield 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 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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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Sheffield 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 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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sheffield, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 47
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 77
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 55
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 111
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20
Total length: 54 meters (177ft)
Total costs: $19,352,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,440
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,717
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 54,392

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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
  • Lime Kiln Rd (Lat: 42.154250 Lon: -73.369000), Call Sign: WQQ762, Licensee ID: L00047152
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.0200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2005, Expiration Date: 06/20/2015
    Registrant: Lane Construction Corporation, 90 Fieldstone Court, Cheshire, CT 06410-1212, Phone: (203) 235-3351, Fax: (203) 237-4260, Email:
  • WATER FARM RD TANK, 262 Water Farm Road (Lat: 42.113389 Lon: -73.329806), Type: Tank, 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:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: ZEMSTA MIKE R V 6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20MZ , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bruce Macinnes, Po Box 1338, Sheffield, MA 01257, Other Owners: Victoria Greenleaf
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2197M , Serial Number: 20986, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1955
    Registrant (Individual): John Hanlon, Po Box 808, 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 , Serial Number: 12-1198, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Farrar, Stage Coach Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257
  • Aircraft: LET N P KUNOVICE Z-37 A2T (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37CZ , Serial Number: 1906, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/2005
    Registrant (Individual): John Hanlon, 118 Galvin Hill Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257
  • Aircraft: ORLICAN NP CHOCEN L-60 SF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91GC , Serial Number: 150822, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/2002
    Registrant (Individual): John R Jr Hanlon, 118 Galvin Farm Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257
  • Aircraft: HOTHAM CHARLES E JR AF-1 47 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9164K , Serial Number: 47, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 1338, Sheffield, MA 01257


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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