Tyringham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 327. Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 155  (47.4%)
Females: 172  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  57.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01238.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $78,331 (it was $60,250 in 2000)
Tyringham:

$78,331
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $49,623 (it was $35,503 in 2000)

Tyringham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $388,418 (it was $213,500 in 2000)
Tyringham:

$388,418
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $275,112; Detached houses: $289,586; Townhouses or other attached units: $344,515; In 2-unit structures: $175,079; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,062; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,550; Mobile homes: $63,248
  • Races in Tyringham, MA (2010)

    Tyringham races chart
    • 31897.2%White alone
    • 30.9%Black alone
    • 30.9%Asian alone
    • 30.9%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tyringham: 115.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.4%), Irish (16.0%), German (10.9%), French (8.9%), Italian (8.9%), United States (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1762

Elevation: 901 feet

Land area: 18.7 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Tyringham,MA real estate house value index trend

Tyringham, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Tyringham:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tyringham town:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

12 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.4% Oceania, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

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

Tyringham town:  0.8% ($1,615)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Tyringham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (32.1 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (103.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lee, MA (2.1 miles ), Monterey, MA (2.3 miles ), Becket, MA (2.5 miles ), Stockbridge, MA (2.6 miles ), Otis, MA (2.9 miles ), Washington, MA (2.9 miles ), Lenox, MA (2.9 miles ), Housatonic, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $269,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $235,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $815,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $224,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 73.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Private households (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Tyringham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tyringham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Tyringham 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 9.1 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:

Tyringham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 130.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from Tyringham 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 118.6 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 the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Tyringham 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 47.9 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tyringham topographic map

Birthplace of: Sylvester Smith (Latter Day Saints) - Mormon leader.

Hospitals and medical centers near Tyringham:

  • LEE REGIONAL VNA INC. (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LEE, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LAUREL LAKE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LEE, MA)
  • NURSING CARE CENTER AT KIMBALL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • EDGECOMBE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • KIMBALL FARMS NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)

Amtrak station near Tyringham:

  • 14 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyringham:

  • Westfield State University (about 23 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 29 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Smith College (about 30 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Williams College (about 32 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 33 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • American International College (about 35 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)

Library in Tyringham:

  • TYRINGHAM FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,775; Location: 118 MAIN ROAD; 6,530 books; 20 audio materials; 285 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tyringham: Tyringham Fire Department (A), Gingerbread House (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Shaker Pond (A), Sodem Pond (B), Hale Pond (C), Goose Pond (D), Hale Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Higley Brook (A), Crystal Brook (B), Cooper Brook (C), Camp Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  7.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

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

3.5%
Whole state:

4.4%
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
10 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Tyringham travel time to work - commute Tyringham mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tyringham town (based on Berkshire County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Berkshire County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Berkshire County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkshire County:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

16.5%

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

Here:

3.11%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

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

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

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


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

Here:

3.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

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

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Tyringham:

  • 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.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tyringham:

  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tyringham:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $3,613,000Total costs
  • 3,620Total average daily traffic
  • 157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,544Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Main St (Lat: 42.247306 Lon: -73.205667), Call Sign: KDP422
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 01/03/2021Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K1NP, Previous Call Sign: KB1BZH, Grant Date: 11/04/1996, Expiration Date: 11/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2008, Registrant: Tyringham Bandits Arc, Main Rd, Tyringham, MA 01264

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Tyringham 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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