Southfield, Massachusetts

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Zip code: 02370

Estimated median household income in 2022: $74,176
Southfield:

$74,176
MA:

$94,488

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $48,913

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $307,800
Southfield:

$307,800
MA:

$534,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $357,971; detached houses: $376,086; townhouses or other attached units: $341,816; in 2-unit structures: $250,940; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,871; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,990; mobile homes: $80,872
March 2022 cost of living index in Southfield: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1223 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (32.8 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (92.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

New Marlborough, MA (1.0 miles ),
Monterey, MA (2.4 miles ),
Sandisfield, MA (2.5 miles ),
Sheffield, MA (2.5 miles ),
North Canaan, CT (2.6 miles ),
Canaan, CT (2.6 miles ),
Norfolk, CT (2.9 miles ),
Great Barrington, MA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 73.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.8%
Massachusetts:

3.5%
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 2022 was 70.7. This is about average.

City:

70.7
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.109. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.109
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

19.21
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.60
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Southfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Southfield place 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 13.9 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southfield-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 139.8 miles away from Southfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 168.4 miles away from Southfield 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 166.8 miles away from the city 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 127.4 miles away from Southfield center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 166.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 382.2 miles away from Southfield 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Southfield:

  • BERKSHIRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANDISFIELD, MA)
  • GREAT BARRINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • KINDRED NRSING AND REHABILITATION-TIMBERLYN HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA)
  • GEER NURSING AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CANAAN, CT)
  • NOBLE HORIZONS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SALISBURY, CT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southfield:

  • Westfield State University (about 23 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 31 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 33 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Bay Path College (about 34 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Smith College (about 34 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • University of Hartford (about 34 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)

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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 Southfield and their reported violations in the past:

YMCA CAMP WA WA SEGOWEA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-28-2013 to AUG-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-23-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-03-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Southfield that have no violations reported:

  • SOUTHFIELD WATER COMPANY (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southfield, 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
Berkshire County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Southfield:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southfield:

  • 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)
  • WSGG (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, CT; Owner: REVIVAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; 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.)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Southfield:

  • 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.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station Main Street (Lat: 42.112583 Lon: -73.267611), Call Sign: KNCG384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 01/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: New Marlboro, Town Of, Southfield, MA 01259, Phone: (413) 229-8722


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southfield)


Southfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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