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Buckland is a town in Franklin County, in the Springfield metro area.

The latitude of Buckland is 42.592N. The longitude is -72.792W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,991.


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Median household income
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$45,833
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Buckland demographic reports
Buckland is on the Clesson River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Bridge of Flowers, Glacial Potholes, Iron Bridge
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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9% of Buckland residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buckland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buckland was $20,033, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Buckland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Buckland include Shelburne Falls Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Buckland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $485.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $919.


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Libraries in Buckland include Buckland Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Buckland workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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