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Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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Population:

  • Total Population: 134,953
  • Males: 64,496
  • Females: 70,457

Ethnicity:

  • White: 127,054
  • Black/African American: 2,604
  • Hispanic: 2,223
  • Native American/Eskimo: 125
  • Asian: 1,233
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 34
  • Other: 180
  • 2 or more: 1,500

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (119,755)
  2. Spanish (2,055)
  3. French (1,390)
  4. Polish (1,165)
  5. Italian (1,025)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,946

  1. Canada (613)
  2. United Kingdom (475)
  3. Italy (426)
  4. Germany (370)
  5. Poland (356)
  6. India (216)
  7. Jamaica (172)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (69,757)
  2. Jewish Estimate (3,900)
  3. Episcopal Church (3,708)
  4. United Church of Christ (3,702)
  5. United Methodist Church, The (2,620)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 42,504
    • Sensory: 4,266
    • Physical: 10,967
    • Mental: 6,599
    • Self-care: 3,454
    • Go outside home: 7,249
    • Employment: 9,040

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 322

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 56,006
    • Utility gas: 18,156
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,442
    • Electricity: 4,388
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 27,659
    • Coal or Coke: 165
    • Wood: 1,852
    • Solar Energy: 9
    • Other fuel: 260
    • No fuel used: 75

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 110,459
    • No vehicle: 11,897
    • 1 or more vehicle: 98,562

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 498
    • No High School: 3,821
    • Some High School: 9,632
    • High School: 31,855
    • Some College: 16,678
    • Associate's Degree: 6,629
    • College Degree: 13,964
    • Master's Degree: 7,186
    • Professional Degree: 1,856
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,220

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 56,006
    • Owners with phone: 37,392
    • Owners without phone: 96
    • Renters with phone: 17,993
    • Renters without phone: 525

    10 closest counties:

    1. Columbia County, New York
    2. Rensselaer County, New York
    3. Hampshire County, Massachusetts
    4. Bennington County, Vermont
    5. Litchfield County, Connecticut
    6. Franklin County, Massachusetts
    7. Albany County, New York
    8. Hampden County, Massachusetts
    9. Hartford County, Connecticut
    10. Windham County, Vermont

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    01029, 01201, 01202, 01203, 01220, 01222, 01223, 01224, 01225, 01226, 01227, 01229, 01230, 01235, 01236, 01237, 01238, 01240, 01242, 01244, 01245, 01247, 01252, 01253, 01254, 01255, 01256, 01257, 01258, 01259, 01260, 01262, 01263, 01264, 01266, 01267, 01270, 01343

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WTBR-FM (89.7 FM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WJJW (91.1 FM) NORTH ADAMS, MA
    • WBSL-FM (91.7 FM) SHEFFIELD, MA
    • WCFM (91.9 FM) WILLIAMSTOWN, MA
    • WMVY (92.7 FM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WBEC-FM (95.9 FM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WUPE-FM (100.1 FM) NORTH ADAMS, MA
    • WBRK-FM (101.7 FM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WSBS (860 AM) NORTH ADAM, MA
    • WUPE (1110 AM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • WNAW (1230 AM) NORTH ADAMS, MA
    • WBRK (1340 AM) PITTSFIELD, MA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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