Windsor, MA


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Windsor, MA

About Windsor, MA

Windsor, MA is a small rural town nestled in the geographic heart of the Berkshire Hills. It boasts breathtaking scenery, a tight-knit community of residents, and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. Residents of Windsor can take advantage of nearby hiking trails, fishing spots, and even skiing resorts. The town also offers a variety of shops and restaurants to explore, as well as historic sites to visit. Living in Windsor is peaceful and calming – it's the perfect place for those looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Small city - Extreme western Massachusetts in the Berkshires, 7 miles east of the New York border.

State: Massachusetts
County: Berkshire County
Metro Area: Pittsfield Metro Area
City: Windsor
Zip Codes: 01270
Cost of Living:
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1158 ft above sea level

An old agricultural and minor industrial center, Pittsfield has evolved into a gateway to the Berkshires. Nearby ski resorts, particularly to the north, draw winter visitors. To the south is the Tanglewood performing arts center in Lenox and the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge. The town itself is quiet, nondescript, and fairly isolated from big-city amenities, but Albany, NY is about 40 miles west.

There is a small assortment of corporate employers centered in the plastics and printing industries, but this is not a growth area- future projected job growth is among the lowest in the country. The inland mountain location makes winters more difficult than other Massachusetts locations. Crime, however, is also among the lowest in the state.

The city is located in a relatively level section of a mostly hilly, wooded region. The surrounding mountains rise to 2,300 feet. Climate is continental with little Atlantic influence, but the area is far enough west to be affected by Lake Ontario. Summers are warm and humid with mostly pleasant evenings. Winters are variable with frequent cold snaps and heavy snows, although the mountains block some of the strongest weather. First freeze is late September, last is early May.

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Windsor Cost of Living
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Nearby mountains, outdoor recreation, and low crime rates make Windsor a great place to live.

$308,700
-9.5% lower than avg
$99,063
+30.3% higher than avg
$1,050 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-9.3% lower than avg
Windsor Crime
14.1 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Windsor, Massachusetts
$59,040
for a family
$41,200
for a single person
Pros & Cons of Windsor
   Nearby mountains
Harsh winters
   Outdoor recreation
Isolation
   Low crime rates
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