For population 25 years and over in West Stockbridge:
For population 15 years and over in West Stockbridge town:
70 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (31.2 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (104.0 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (104.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Stockbridge, MA (1.9 miles ), Housatonic, MA (2.1 miles ), Richmond, MA (2.2 miles ), Alford, MA (2.3 miles ), Lenox, MA (2.5 miles ), Austerlitz, NY (2.6 miles ), Canaan, NY (2.6 miles ), Lenox, MA (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 73.39 W
Area code: 413
Work and jobs in West Stockbridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Stockbridge-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the West Stockbridge town 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 8.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Stockbridge-area historical earthquake activity is 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 69.3 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 56.9 miles away from West Stockbridge center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 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 60.0 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 42.3 miles away from West Stockbridge center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 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).
Birthplace of: Henry V. Boynton - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Orson Spencer - Mormon missionary, James M. Fitzpatrick - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near West Stockbridge:
Amtrak station near West Stockbridge:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Stockbridge:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in West Stockbridge and their reported violations in the past:WEST STOCKBRIDGE WATER DEPT (Population served: 485, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:MILL POND TRAILER PARK (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations
West Stockbridge compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in West Stockbridge (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for West Stockbridge (based on Berkshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,107 average adjusted gross income)
0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($561 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,132 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,035 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in West Stockbridge:
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TV broadcast stations around West Stockbridge:
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts:See more detailed statistics of West Stockbridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Stockbridge, MA
Total length: 97 meters (318ft)
Total costs: $26,753,000
Total average daily traffic: 179,459
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,756
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in West Stockbridge, MA
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.