Study shows evidence of population growth in the Berkshires

Berkshire County has been losing population since 1970, but new data compiled by the U.S. Postal Service suggests that trend is slowing and might even be in the early stages of reverse.

“It makes intuitive sense that if people are moving out of densely populated urbanized areas that the Berkshires would be a place where folks would go. I mean, why not?” said Tom Matuszko, executive director of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission. “A lot of New Yorkers have been coming to the Berkshires for years. They’re familiar with the area and comfortable coming up here.”

Full Berkshire Eagle article HERE.