Living Here

Facts and Figures

For those who are thinking about relocating here or are simply curious, here are a few facts and figures about our town.

Population: 1,846 (2015)
Area: 23.7 square miles, including the villages of Stockbridge, Interlaken, and Glendale
Elevation: 842 feet (average)
Snowfall: 74 inches annually (estimated average)
Median age of residents: 49
Median household income: $60,400 (2007 estimate)
Home values: Average home value, $474,076 (2013)
Property tax: average annual property tax for a single-family home, $3,944 (2013). The property tax rate, at $8.76 per $1,000 of assessed value is one of the lowest in the county.
Schools: Berkshire Hills Regional School District, 50 Main St, Stockbridge, MA 413-298-4017
Government: The town is governed by an annual meeting, usually held on the third Monday of May. Three elected selectpersons are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the town. They are assisted by several other elected officers and numerous committees, most of whose members are volunteers. The town’s annual report, published in early May, is a wealth of information about the town, its budget, and its operation.