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

The community was named after Lord Coleraine of Northern Ireland

The latitude of Colrain is 42.673N. The longitude is -72.697W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,813.


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Median household income
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$40,076
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Colrain demographic reports
Colrain is on the Vermont border
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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10% of Colrain residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colrain ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colrain was $18,948, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Colrain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.


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Libraries in Colrain include Griswold Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Colrain workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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