Profile for Dalton, Massachusetts, MA
Waconah Falls, Dalton, MA
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Dalton is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.
The latitude of Dalton is 42.473N. The longitude is -73.166W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,755 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,892.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Dalton demographic reports
Dalton is in the Berkshires
Home of Crane & Co., which makes paper for U.S. currency
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Waconah Falls State Park
Historic routes: Appalachian Trail
Historic sites and museums: Crane Museum of Papermaking
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
11% of Dalton residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dalton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dalton was $23,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Dalton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Dalton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,013.
Libraries in Dalton include Dalton Free Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Dalton workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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