Moving? Nope. haven't moved since '69 or earlier

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | March 20, 2014
Communities in western Mass. dominate a list that shows the highest percent of people who have not moved since 1969 or earlier. Tops on the list are Stockbridge, Lanesborough and Tyringham. The data is from the American Community Survey, 2007-2012.
CommunityPercent moved into household in 1969 or earlierRank
ABINGTON8.1138
ACTON3.1330
ACUSHNET11.340
ADAMS11.931
AGAWAM8.5121
ALFORD13.311
AMESBURY5.7262
AMHERST3.5319
ANDOVER5.9253
AQUINNAH0351
ARLINGTON8.4125
ASHBURNHAM4307
ASHBY7.7159
ASHFIELD9.872
ASHLAND5.5268
ATHOL7.7159
ATTLEBORO6247
AUBURN13.117
AVON13.89
AYER2.1343
BARNSTABLE4.7291
BARRE1065
BECKET2.5337
BEDFORD8.7113
BELCHERTOWN1.6346
BELLINGHAM6.8215
BELMONT7.9145
BERKLEY3.5319
BERLIN13.117
BERNARDSTON7.9145
BEVERLY10.159
BILLERICA8.7113
BLACKSTONE6.9210
BLANDFORD8.3130
BOLTON2.8333
BOSTON3.8308
BOURNE4.7291
BOXBOROUGH0.4350
BOXFORD5.4271
BOYLSTON8.5121
BRAINTREE11.141
BREWSTER2.3341
BRIDGEWATER4.7291
BRIMFIELD7.2193
BROCKTON7.2193
BROOKFIELD6.8215
BROOKLINE3331
BUCKLAND13.215
BURLINGTON10.745
CAMBRIDGE3.6315
CANTON9.584
CARLISLE4.2302
CARVER2.5337
CHARLEMONT9.967
CHARLTON3.7312
CHATHAM6.6225
CHELMSFORD9.291
CHELSEA3.6315
CHESHIRE7.5170
CHESTER7202
CHESTERFIELD7202
CHICOPEE10.355
CHILMARK9.485
CLARKSBURG12.722
CLINTON8.3130
COHASSET8.1138
COLRAIN13.215
CONCORD9.197
CONWAY9.485
CUMMINGTON7.1199
DALTON14.94
DANVERS9.389
DARTMOUTH9.291
DEDHAM12.623
DEERFIELD9.872
DENNIS3.7312
DIGHTON13.710
DOUGLAS2.8333
DOVER11.141
DRACUT9102
DUDLEY7.9145
DUNSTABLE7.6163
DUXBURY5.9253
EAST BRIDGEWATER9.678
EAST BROOKFIELD11.438
EASTHAM6.4233
EASTHAMPTON9.485
EAST LONGMEADOW9.967
EASTON4.8289
EDGARTOWN2.3341
EGREMONT8.7113
ERVING10.943
ESSEX9.197
EVERETT8.8111
FAIRHAVEN9.967
FALL RIVER7.3185
FALMOUTH7202
FITCHBURG7.4179
FLORIDA12.130
FOXBOROUGH7.3185
FRAMINGHAM5.8258
FRANKLIN7.6163
FREETOWN5.9253
GARDNER7.1199
GEORGETOWN7.7159
GILL7.3185
GLOUCESTER8.8111
GOSHEN10.649
GOSNOLD12.525
GRAFTON7.2193
GRANBY12.228
GRANVILLE12.327
GREAT BARRINGTON10.745
GREENFIELD6.6225
GROTON6.1240
GROVELAND13.311
HADLEY10.355
HALIFAX8.3130
HAMILTON7.5170
HAMPDEN13.311
HANCOCK7202
HANOVER7.4179
HANSON7.3185
HARDWICK7.8152
HARVARD7.1199
HARWICH5.2278
HATFIELD9.678
HAVERHILL5.3274
HAWLEY8.4125
HEATH5.8258
HINGHAM8141
HINSDALE3.5319
HOLBROOK12.921
HOLDEN7.9145
HOLLAND5.4271
HOLLISTON10.649
HOLYOKE6.6225
HOPEDALE8.7113
HOPKINTON4.4299
HUBBARDSTON6247
HUDSON7.5170
HULL6.9210
HUNTINGTON6.9210
IPSWICH10.745
KINGSTON6.7219
LAKEVILLE3.3324
LANCASTER7.3185
LANESBOROUGH19.22
LAWRENCE3.8308
LEE10.844
LEICESTER7.9145
LENOX5.8258
LEOMINSTER7.2193
LEVERETT5283
LEXINGTON10.257
LEYDEN7.2193
LINCOLN7.8152
LITTLETON9.777
LONGMEADOW8.6119
LOWELL5.5268
LUDLOW11.536
LUNENBURG10.257
LYNN5.7262
LYNNFIELD8.3130
MALDEN5.3274
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA7.5170
MANSFIELD3.6315
MARBLEHEAD7.4179
MARION9.291
MARLBOROUGH6.9210
MARSHFIELD6.1240
MASHPEE0.6349
MATTAPOISETT9.872
MAYNARD6.8215
MEDFIELD6.4233
MEDFORD10.454
MEDWAY6.6225
MELROSE8.7113
MENDON5.6265
MERRIMAC3.7312
METHUEN7.6163
MIDDLEBOROUGH5.2278
MIDDLEFIELD9.197
MIDDLETON6.7219
MILFORD7.6163
MILLBURY11.536
MILLIS8.9107
MILLVILLE6247
MILTON7.8152
MONROE13.117
MONSON7.8152
MONTAGUE9.291
MONTEREY4.9286
MONTGOMERY1065
MOUNT WASHINGTON1320
NAHANT10.159
NANTUCKET5283
NATICK7.8152
NEEDHAM7.8152
NEW ASHFORD146
NEW BEDFORD7.4179
NEW BRAINTREE8.3130
NEWBURY7202
NEWBURYPORT4.3300
NEW MARLBOROUGH4.5297
NEW SALEM6.6225
NEWTON7.9145
NORFOLK4.2302
NORTH ADAMS9.967
NORTHAMPTON6.8215
NORTH ANDOVER5283
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH4.7291
NORTHBOROUGH5.2278
NORTHBRIDGE6.7219
NORTH BROOKFIELD6247
NORTHFIELD8.3130
NORTH READING8.9107
NORTON3.8308
NORWELL9102
NORWOOD9.197
OAK BLUFFS6247
OAKHAM3.2325
ORANGE5.6265
ORLEANS1.6346
OTIS8141
OXFORD4.9286
PALMER12.525
PAXTON7.7159
PEABODY9.872
PELHAM8.1138
PEMBROKE6.7219
PEPPERELL1.8345
PERU3.2325
PETERSHAM12.228
PHILLIPSTON6.5231
PITTSFIELD9.872
PLAINFIELD5.4271
PLAINVILLE4.8289
PLYMOUTH3.2325
PLYMPTON1.9344
PRINCETON6.7219
PROVINCETOWN3.6315
QUINCY6.1240
RANDOLPH8.5121
RAYNHAM7.4179
READING9.678
REHOBOTH5.1282
REVERE8.4125
RICHMOND13.98
ROCHESTER5.7262
ROCKLAND7.4179
ROCKPORT7.5170
ROWE10.159
ROWLEY5.5268
ROYALSTON4.3300
RUSSELL7.5170
RUTLAND3.2325
SALEM6.3235
SALISBURY5.6265
SANDISFIELD7202
SANDWICH0.8348
SAUGUS10.649
SAVOY6.3235
SCITUATE8.5121
SEEKONK11.931
SHARON7.3185
SHEFFIELD10.159
SHELBURNE9102
SHERBORN6.1240
SHIRLEY4.6295
SHREWSBURY6.2238
SHUTESBURY2.6336
SOMERSET14.94
SOMERVILLE7.5170
SOUTHAMPTON8.2137
SOUTHBOROUGH6247
SOUTHBRIDGE6.3235
SOUTH HADLEY11.931
SOUTHWICK10.159
SPENCER6.1240
SPRINGFIELD6.6225
STERLING9102
STOCKBRIDGE21.61
STONEHAM9.291
STOUGHTON10.159
STOW7.3185
STURBRIDGE4.1305
SUDBURY8.4125
SUNDERLAND5.3274
SUTTON8141
SWAMPSCOTT7.2193
SWANSEA11.734
TAUNTON6.7219
TEMPLETON8141
TEWKSBURY9.197
TISBURY6.9210
TOLLAND8.7113
TOPSFIELD4.2302
TOWNSEND3.8308
TRURO4.9286
TYNGSBOROUGH5.2278
TYRINGHAM17.43
UPTON3.5319
UXBRIDGE7.6163
WAKEFIELD9.967
WALES2.8333
WALPOLE8.9107
WALTHAM7202
WARE146
WAREHAM5.8258
WARREN7202
WARWICK7.3185
WASHINGTON10.553
WATERTOWN7.6163
WAYLAND8.6119
WEBSTER7.8152
WELLESLEY7.5170
WELLFLEET2.4340
WENDELL4.1305
WENHAM5.9253
WESTBOROUGH5.3274
WEST BOYLSTON9.678
WEST BRIDGEWATER12.623
WEST BROOKFIELD6.1240
WESTFIELD7.6163
WESTFORD4.5297
WESTHAMPTON5.9253
WESTMINSTER7.5170
WEST NEWBURY6.1240
WESTON8.3130
WESTPORT11.734
WEST SPRINGFIELD8.4125
WEST STOCKBRIDGE9.389
WEST TISBURY2.5337
WESTWOOD9.678
WEYMOUTH9.485
WHATELY8.9107
WHITMAN7.9145
WILBRAHAM10.745
WILLIAMSBURG11.438
WILLIAMSTOWN9.291
WILMINGTON13.311
WINCHENDON3.5319
WINCHESTER9.678
WINDSOR4.6295
WINTHROP9102
WOBURN10.649
WORCESTER6.5231
WORTHINGTON6.2238
WRENTHAM2.9332
YARMOUTH3.2325