Housatonic is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Housatonic Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berkshire County at latitude 42.2543 and longitude -73.3662. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Housatonic Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.Photos of the local Housatonic, MA area
|Population in Households||1,056|
|Population in Familes||792|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||571 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||328 (57.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||165 (28.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||78 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$229,474|
|Average Home Value||$268,293|
|Median Household Income||$46,038|
|Average Household Income||$55,085|
|Per Capita Income||$24,002|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.19%|
|Per Capita Income||2.39%|
The table below compares Housatonic 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||# 223||9th|
|Population Density1||# 138||44th|
|Diversity Index2||# 100||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 205||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 213||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.