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Few places offer the quality of life and opportunities that we have here, where there is a perfect balance between life, work, and play.  We have an incredibly strong community of people, family owned businesses, and towns that are working together to build a sustainable and prosperous economy.

The region's business clusters include, among others:  Retail, Recreation & Tourism, Arts & Culture, Agriculture, Light Industry, and Natural & Holistic Healing.  The cultural and recreational tourism industries are well established and annually bring nearly $60 million dollars in domestic travel expenditures to the region.

Our Region – Ashfield, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Hawley, Heath, Plainfield, Rowe, Shelburne – is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and Deerfield River watershed.

Demographics

Population: 12,450 (2010) 
Number of Households: 5,312 (2010)
Franklin County Median Home Price: $171,500 (2011)
Median Household Income Range: $46,250 to $78,309 (2010)
Unemployment Rate: 6.1% (2011)
Age Distribution:
17 and under……………..19%
18—24………….……….....7%
25-44………………………20%
45-64………………………37%
65-74……………………...10%
75 and over:…………….....7%

Education

We have a highly educated workforce: 25% of the adult population have earned an Associates degree or attended some college and 35% have a Bachelors degree or higher.

Area Cultural Assets & Community Resources

Attractions: Bridge of Flowers, Glacial Potholes, National Historic Districts, theaters, museums, covered bridges, mountain scenery, farms, and working landscapes

Outdoor & Recreation: Annual Road Race & Pentathlon, a growing trail system, skiing, biking, hiking, tubing, swimming, fishing, camping, kayaking, rafting, zip-lining and more...

Arts & Culture: Art exhibits, galleries, libraries, Shelburne Falls Cultural District, studio tours, performances, and concerts

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