Profile for Stockbridge, Massachusetts, MA
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Stockbridge is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.
The community was named after town in England.
The latitude of Stockbridge is 42.287N. The longitude is -73.32W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,276.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Stockbridge demographic reports
Stockbridge is on the Housatonic River, in the Berkshire hills.
Early industries included the manufacture of hats and wrought nails.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Cyrus W. Field, merchant and financier
· Norman Rockwell, artist (one of his most famous paintings is "Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas")
· Arlo Guthrie, singer
Local festivals include:
- Berkshire Harvest Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stockbridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Appalachian Trail, Beartown State Forest
Stockbridge attractions: Berkshire Botanical Garden
Historic sites and museums: Norman Rockwell Museum, Chesterwood Museum, Naumkeag House & Gardens, Mission House Museum & Gardens
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
10% of Stockbridge residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stockbridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stockbridge was $32,499, compared with $21,587 nationally.
50% of Stockbridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Stockbridge festival dates:
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- Berkshire Harvest Festival - O
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Stockbridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,331.
Libraries in Stockbridge include Stockbridge Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Stockbridge workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Stockbridge include Red Lion Inn.
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