Data shows more and more people moving to the Berkshires thanks to the pandemic
By Matt Ristaino, Pittsfield – Spectrum News 1
The population in the Berkshires has been declining for years, but now, because of the pandemic, Pittsfield and the surrounding areas are experiencing some of the fastest population growth in the entire country.
Jonathan Butler, President & CEO of 1Berkshire, said, “The pandemic has given us a kind of catalyst event that has worked to our favor in terms of people looking to the Berkshires. Where certainly it’s a more comfortable place after living through a pandemic experience in an urban center.”
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