Stockbridge, MA

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Stockbridge Profile


Overview

Stockbridge is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 1,938 people and just one neighborhood, Stockbridge is the 289th largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Stockbridge was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Housing costs in Stockbridge are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Occupations and Workforce

Stockbridge is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stockbridge is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stockbridge who work in management occupations (11.57%), teaching (10.26%), and sales jobs (9.98%).

Of important note, Stockbridge is also a town of artists. Stockbridge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Stockbridge’s character.

Also of interest is that Stockbridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Stockbridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.45% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Stockbridge is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Stockbridge has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Stockbridge has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stockbridge than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stockbridge may be for you.

Stockbridge Demographics

The education level of Stockbridge citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.73% of adults in Stockbridge have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Stockbridge in 2010 was $49,253, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,012 for a family of four. However, Stockbridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Stockbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stockbridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stockbridge include English, French , Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Stockbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stockbridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Stockbridge VIOLENT CRIMES

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Stockbridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Stockbridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BERKSHIRE HILLS


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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Monument Valley Regional Middle School
313 Monument Valley Rd
Great Barrington, MA, 01230
05-08
Muddy Brook Regional Elementary School
318 Monumnet Valley Rd
Great Barrington, MA, 01230
PK-04
Monument Mt Regional High School
600 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA, 01230
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.1% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.3% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 3.9%

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