Housatonic, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Housatonic, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Housatonic Census Designated Place had a population of 1,073 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Housatonic is located at latitude 42.2412 and longitude -73.3562 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the Housatonic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Housatonic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378145) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Housatonic Census Designated Place is located within Town of Great Barrington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berkshire County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Housatonic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Housatonic, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,073
Daytime Population: Workers 257
Daytime Population: Residents 555
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 812
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,047
Population in Familes 786
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 1,207
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $54,007
Average Household Income $67,022
Per Capita Income $29,200


Total Housing Units 559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $293,396
Average Home Value $372,808


Total Households 486
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.58%
Households -0.39% -0.63%
Families 0.33% -0.62%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Housatonic, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Housatonic to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 225 9th
Population Density # 145 41st
Diversity Index # 107 57th
Median Household Income # 193 22nd
Per Capita Income # 195 21st

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