Great Barrington, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,890

Great Barrington is a city located in Berkshire County Massachusetts. Great Barrington has a 2024 population of 1,890. Great Barrington is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -14.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,213 in 2020.

The average household income in Great Barrington is $71,658 with a poverty rate of 5.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Great Barrington is 49.8 years, 43.5 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.

Great Barrington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Great Barrington was:

  • White: 92.49%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Other race: 2.8%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,386.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-14.6% (-323)
The current population of Great Barrington, Massachusetts is 1,890 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,213.

Great Barrington, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,74892.49%
Two or more races894.71%
Other race532.8%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Great Barrington Population by Race

Great Barrington Population Pyramid 2024

Great Barrington Median Age

49.8

Total

43.5

Male

54.1

Female

Great Barrington Adults

There are 1,555 adults, (536 of whom are seniors) in Great Barrington.

Great Barrington Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Barrington Sex Ratio

Female1,26466.88%
Male62633.12%

Great Barrington Population by Age

Great Barrington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9701.9154.945.1
Non Family5401.0651.348.7
Married2962.8474.725.3
Female1343.3126.173.9
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Great Barrington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Great Barrington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Great Barrington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 78.57%.

Great Barrington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,667

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$22,127

Average Female

Great Barrington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Great Barrington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Great Barrington Language

84.05% of Great Barrington residents speak only English, while 15.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.48% of the population.

Great Barrington Language

Great Barrington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,6941096.43%
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5.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.92%

Male Poverty Rate

3.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Barrington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Barrington is White, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Barrington is White, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 14.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.45%.

Great Barrington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.69%
High School14.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.6%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Great Barrington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed16.57%
Female Employed2.85%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Great Barrington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Great Barrington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Great Barrington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Barrington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Great Barrington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Great Barrington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Great Barrington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Great Barrington Veterans by War

count

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Great Barrington Veterans by Age

count

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Great Barrington Veterans by Race

Great Barrington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Barrington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Great Barrington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Great Barrington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Great Barrington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45.61%

Born in Great Barrington

90.58%

Native Born

9.42%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

8.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.58% of Great Barrington residents were born in the United States, with 45.61% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Great Barrington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,890
20231,890
20221,890-127-6.3%
20212,017-196-8.86%
20202,2131436.91%
20192,070-422-16.93%
20182,492542.21%
20172,438190.79%
20162,419753.2%
20152,344200.86%
20142,324-12-0.51%
20132,336-64-2.67%
20122,400-64-2.6%
20112,46423310.44%
20102,231
showing: 15 rows

Great Barrington Population by Year