Profile for Lanesborough, Massachusetts, MA
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Lanesborough is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.
The latitude of Lanesborough is 42.55N. The longitude is -73.233W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,250 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,990.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Lanesborough demographic reports
Lanesborough is at the foot of Mount Greylock
Iron and marble were important to the local economy in the 1800s
Well-known residents have included:
· Josh Billings, 19th-century humorist
Nearby parks & recreation:
Pontoosuc Lake, Balance Rock State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
10% of Lanesborough residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lanesborough ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lanesborough was $21,106, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Lanesborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lanesborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $519. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $956.
The average commute time for Lanesborough workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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