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Updated:   07/10/2007 04:51:19 AM EDT

Tuesday, July 10
Settled: 1734.

Incorporated: 1739.

Named for: The Hampshire County town in England.

Population: 2,276 (2000 U.S. Census); 1,855 (Town Census, 2006).

Area: 23.7 square miles.

Elevation: 842 feet (average).

Average annual snowfall: 74 inches (estimated).

Median resident age: 49 (2000 U.S. Census).

Median household income: $48,571 (2000 U.S. Census); $60,400 (estimated, 2005).

Median family income: $59,556 (2000 U.S. Census).

Average house value: $488,911 (DOR, 2007).

Average property tax: $3,349, single-family home (DOR, 2007).

Unemployment rate: 3.7 percent; (May 2007, DET).

Races, national origin: White, 2,206; Hispanic or Latino, 66; Black or African American, 28; American Indian and Alaska native, 1; Asian, 10; Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander, 1; some other race, 22; two or more races. 8 (2000 U.S. Census).

Ancestries: English, 17 percent; Irish, 15 percent; German, 10 percent; Italian, 9 percent; Polish, 6 percent; French, 5 percent; Scottish, 4 percent; Russian, 4 percent; Scotch-Irish, 3 percent; French Canadian, 2 percent; British, 2 percent; Hungarian, 2 percent; Swedish, 2 percent; Dutch, 2 percent; Swiss, 1 percent; Lebanese, 1 percent; Arab, 1 percent; Portuguese, 1 percent; Lithuanian, 1 percent; Canadian, 1 percent; Pennsylvania German, 1 percent; Welsh, 1 percent; Mexican, 1 percent; Eastern European, 1 percent; (2000 U.


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S. Census).

Official town Web site:

www.townofstockbridge.com.

Business Web site:

www.stockbridgechamber.org.






 
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