Profile for Otis, Massachusetts, MA
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Otis is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.
The community was named after Harrison Gray Otis, speaker of the House of Representatives
The latitude of Otis is 42.193N. The longitude is -73.092W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,490 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,365.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Otis demographic reports
Otis is on the Farmington River, in the Berkshire Hills
Nearby parks & recreation:
Tolland State Forest, Otis State Forest, Camp Lenox
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.)
Travelling northward from the township of Otis, the road leads for 20 or 30 miles toward Windsor, lengthwise upon that long broken spur of heights which the Green Mountains of Vermont send into Massachusetts. For nearly the whole of the distance you have the continual sensation of being upon some terrace in the moon.
-- Israel Putter
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Ancestry & family history
6% of Otis residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Otis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Otis was $25,029, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Otis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Otis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.
Libraries in Otis include Otis Free Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Otis workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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“ Travelling northward from the township of Otis, the road leads for 20 or 30 miles toward Windsor, lengthwise upon that long broken spur of heights which the Green Mountains of Vermont send into Massachusetts. For nearly the whole of the distance you have the continual sensation of being upon some terrace in the moon. ”
~ Israel Putter
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