Economic Data

Berkshire County Statistics

You know that Berkshire County has beautiful vistas, unique retailers, fabulous arts and events, and warm hospitality. What you may not know is that our population statistics are equally fascinating. Click on the image below to access our Berkshire County statistics. Compiled by University of Massachusetts Finance and Economics major Josh Ibanez, an intern at AIER (American Institute of Economic Research), this Berkshire County Factsheet is a large, tabbed spreadsheet featuring statistics for all 32 Berkshire towns across nine categories including: Age and Sex, Race, Disability, Economic Status, Educational Attainment, School Enrollment, Veteran Status, Limited English, and Homeless Populations.

aier  Click here to download the Berkshire County Factsheet

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) is a private, non-for-profit think-tank.  Its mission is to provide independent, research-based economic analysis and insights to the public.  AIER’s extensive education programming includes its national Teach-the-Teacher Initiative, the Summer Fellowship practicum, and the C. Lowell Harriss Fund, which annually awards Entrepreneurship scholarships to Community College students.  In addition, AIER offers internship opportunities to local high school and college students; presents its free Summer and Distinguished Speaker Series on contemporary economic issues; and partners with locals organizations on events and as a host site.