Abington, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 15,985.
Population change since 2000: +9.4%
Males: 7,011  (43.9%)
Females: 8,974  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02351.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $89,231 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Abington:

$89,231
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,049 (it was $23,380 in 2000)

Abington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $378,032 (it was $178,900 in 2000)
Abington:

$378,032
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $354,275; detached houses: $358,038; townhouses or other attached units: $363,272; in 2-unit structures: $263,960; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $473,195; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,382

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,198.

March 2019 cost of living index in Abington: 135.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Abington, MA (2010)
    • 14,61791.4%White alone
    • 3132.0%Black alone
    • 3101.9%Hispanic
    • 2821.8%Asian alone
    • 2261.4%Other race alone
    • 1941.2%Two or more races
    • 410.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Abington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Abington, Massachusetts as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Abington is 4,104 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Abington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(30.8)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.0)
10
(60.3)
3
(17.9)
2
(11.9)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
5
(31.0)
4
(24.7)
2
(12.3)
5
(30.9)
4
(24.4)
5
(30.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(49.3)
7
(42.6)
8
(48.0)
5
(30.1)
18
(107.6)
9
(53.5)
6
(37.3)
6
(37.0)
7
(43.4)
6
(37.0)
3
(18.5)
2
(12.3)
6
(36.7)
3
(18.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(252.8)
40
(243.2)
33
(197.9)
40
(241.1)
37
(221.1)
35
(207.9)
15
(93.3)
34
(209.7)
36
(223.3)
18
(111.1)
23
(141.5)
29
(179.0)
23
(140.5)
33
(200.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
68
(419.3)
104
(632.3)
114
(683.7)
119
(717.3)
124
(741.1)
112
(665.2)
102
(634.2)
97
(598.2)
82
(508.7)
56
(345.7)
52
(320.0)
63
(388.9)
26
(158.8)
18
(109.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
134
(826.2)
145
(881.5)
181
(1,086)
213
(1,284)
236
(1,410)
213
(1,265)
226
(1,405)
244
(1,505)
201
(1,247)
272
(1,679)
228
(1,403)
164
(1,012)
120
(733.1)
107
(650.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(191.1)
42
(255.3)
21
(126.0)
28
(168.8)
13
(77.7)
21
(124.7)
23
(143.0)
17
(104.8)
14
(86.8)
10
(61.7)
13
(80.0)
11
(67.9)
12
(73.3)
22
(133.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.8)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)167.7180.8164.9232.6205.4174.3146.9168.4174.9149.4128.6137.3105.0114.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Abington, MA

Crime rate in Abington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (30.8%), Italian (14.5%), English (6.3%), American (5.3%), Brazilian (5.0%), French Canadian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 108 feet

Land area: 9.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,608 people per square mile   (low).

Abington, Massachusetts map

1,222 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.4% Africa, 0.8% North America).

This place:

7.4%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,933 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,742 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (4.6 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (15.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (175.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rockland, MA (1.4 miles ),
Whitman, MA (1.6 miles ),
Holbrook, MA (1.9 miles ),
Brockton, MA (2.1 miles ),
Hanover, MA (2.1 miles ),
Avon, MA (2.2 miles ),
Weymouth, MA (2.5 miles ),
Weymouth Town, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 70.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,551 (-27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,066 (11.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Abington, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Abington, MA in 2017
Abington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2000: 60 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 137 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $231,600
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $258,900
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $331,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $317,100
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $267,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Abington, MA residents
Average permit cost in Abington, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Abington, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.5%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Abington, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)

Average climate in Abington, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Abington, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.14. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.14
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Abington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Abington place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abington-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.1 miles away from Abington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from Abington center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abington topographic map

Main business address for: ABINGTON BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Abington:

  • COLONY HOUSE HEALTH CARE (277 WASHINGTON ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-COLONY HOUSE (277 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • MILDRED ALFORD NURSING HOME (81 BIRCH STREET)

Amtrak stations near Abington:

  • 13 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Abington:

  • 19 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abington:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 4 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 8 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 10 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Quincy College (about 10 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 12 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 15 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 17 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)

Public high school in Abington:

  • ABINGTON HIGH (Students: 588, Location: 201 GLINIEWICZ WAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Abington:

  • WOODSDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 391, Location: 128 CHESTNUT STREET, Grades: 5-6)
  • FROLIO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1071 WASHINGTON STREET, Grades: 7-8)
  • BEAVER BROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1 RALPH HAMLIN LANE, Grades: 1-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Abington:

  • ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 210, Location: 455 PLYMOUTH ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Abington

Library in Abington:

  • ABINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $467,104; Location: 600 GLINIEWICZ WAY; 64,235 books; 1,849 audio materials; 1,577 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 93 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Abington: Abington Station (A), North Abington Depot (B), Strawberry Valley Golf Course (C), Abington Fire Department Station 2 (D), Burton L Wales Public Library (E), Abington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), North Abington Town Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Abington: ABINGTON BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Abington include: United Church of Christ (A), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (B), Rock Church of Rockland (C), Saint Nicholas Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bicknell Family Tomb (1), Cushing Family Tomb Site (2), Gould Family Burying Ground Site (3), Hunt Family Tomb Site (4), Island Grove Cemetery (5), Nash Family Tomb (6), Old Church Burying Ground (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Tims Pond (A), Cushing Pond (B), Cleveland Pond (C), Hunts Pond (D), Island Grove Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Abington include: Island Grove Park (1), Ames Nowell State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jared C. Monti - Army Medal of Honor recipient, William S. McNary - Politician, Pete Smith (1987–98 pitcher) - Baseball player, Simeon Gannett Reed - Businessman, Dan Burke (baseball) - Baseball player, Eugene F. Loud - Politician, Larry Murphy (actor) - Stand-up comedian, Levi Reed - Politician, Lyman Reed Blake - Inventor who devised a sewing machine for sewing the soles of shoes to the vamp of the shoe, Michael Driscoll (baseball) - Baseball player.

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abington and their reported violations in the past:

ELIOT WOODS CONDOS (Address: 27 GREENWOOD ST , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.6%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Abington in 2010:

  • 86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Abington in 2000:

  • 182 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Abington (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Abington Savings Bank Branch at 533 Washington Street, branch established on 1853/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Abington Bank: at 6 Harrison Avenue, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2009/01/28: Bank assets: $101.0 mil, Deposits: $83.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Abington Branch at 93 Brockton Avenue, branch established on 2002/10/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rockland Trust Company: Abington Branch at 381 Centre Ave, branch established on 2007/11/19. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Abington Stop And Shop Branch at 375 Centre Street, branch established on 2002/09/18. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Abington:

Marital status in Abington, MA
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Abington:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Abington
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Abington:

(Abington, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Abington, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Abington:

52.0%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Abington:

21.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Abington:

10.0%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Abington:

59.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Abington, MA Residents

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)
Businesses in Abington, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Stop & Shop1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway2
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts4Target1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Lowe's1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
Starbucks1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Abington:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abington:

  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Abington:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Abington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • $990,000Total costs
  • 10,442Total average daily traffic
  • 280Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,373Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Abington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Abington, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AUTOCOPTER FL-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10331 , Serial Number: 3, Year manufactured: 1960
    Registrant (Individual): Eric W Tasker, 696 Summer St, Abington, MA 00000
  • Aircraft: LAISTER-KAUFFMAN TG-4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 58082 , Serial Number: 66, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Eric W Tasker, 696 Summer St, Abington, MA 00000
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60919 , Serial Number: 15070669, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Daniel R Dwyer, 90 Constitution Ave, Abington, MA 02351, Other Owners: Gregory Ryan
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 674SG , Serial Number: P76DCF19017406, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Grazioso, 92 Clapp St, Abington, MA 02351
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 205MA , Serial Number: 24-3003, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Paul D Spiro, 102 Strawberry Ln, Abington, MA 02351
  • Aircraft: COSMOS BISON (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 367RF , Serial Number: B21387, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Framil, 401 Adams St Apt 3, Abington, MA 02351
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/19/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED78$250,231100$217,450472$231,18229$94,5174$967,50014$198,071
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$216,7146$286,66727$220,5562$207,5000$01$180,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$260,90918$226,500131$252,6648$94,5000$03$140,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$294,71411$182,72799$238,8894$121,2500$03$274,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$196,0004$194,75038$219,0001$151,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5201.00 , 5202.01, 5202.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$266,8338$306,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$291,0008$262,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$315,6671$246,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$239,0001$351,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$318,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5201.00 , 5202.01, 5202.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Abington, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Abington, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 80. The highest number of reported fires - 111 took place in 2007, and the least - 41 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Abington, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.4%), and Outside Fires (38.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Abington, MA
    • 64447.4%Structure Fires
    • 51838.1%Outside Fires
    • 14510.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 513.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abington, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Abington, MA
  • 46.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Abington, MA
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Abington compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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