Great Barrington is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Great Barrington Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berkshire County at latitude 42.1959 and longitude -73.3621. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Great Barrington Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Barrington: Kenuckpacook, Westenhuck.Photos of the local Great Barrington, MA area
|Population in Households||2,167|
|Population in Familes||1,429|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||60|
|Average Household Size||1.98|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,260 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||539 (42.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||555 (44.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||166 (13.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$279,667|
|Average Home Value||$333,952|
|Median Household Income||$45,977|
|Average Household Income||$70,490|
|Per Capita Income||$33,773|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.49%|
|Per Capita Income||4.94%|
The table below compares Great Barrington to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 180||27th|
|Population Density1||# 107||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 58||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 206||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 133||46th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.