Abington, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 15,985. Population change since 2000: +9.4%
Males: 7,444  (46.6%)
Females: 8,541  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02351.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $79,534 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Abington:

$79,534
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,651 (it was $23,380 in 2000)

Abington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $310,236 (it was $178,900 in 2000)
Abington:

$310,236
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $345,840; Detached houses: $348,700; Townhouses or other attached units: $391,560; In 2-unit structures: $277,171; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $562,958; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,014

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,145.

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  • Races in Abington, MA (2013)

    Abington races chart
    • 14,71391.1%White alone
    • 4933.1%Black alone
    • 3952.4%Hispanic
    • 3402.1%Asian alone
    • 1240.8%Two or more races
    • 330.2%American Indian alone
    • 330.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Abington: 134.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (29.0%), Italian (10.1%), English (9.5%), German (5.7%), French (4.4%), United States (3.7%).

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,MA real estate house value index trend

Abington, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Abington:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abington CDP:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

864 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.0% Africa, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This place:

5.3%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Abington, Massachusetts as of August 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Abington to the number of sex offenders is 16,789 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,594 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,218 (1.4%)

Abington satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 70.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,193 (-26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,153 (13.6%)

Abington household income distribution Abington home values distribution

Crime rates in Abington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.06.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 53454210321154
per 100,000 33.819.625.030.824.312.060.317.911.96.26.231.024.7
Robberies 4151487851896676
per 100,000 27.198.287.449.342.648.030.1107.653.537.337.043.437.0
Assaults N/A323541403340373515343618
per 100,000 N/A209.6218.6252.8243.2197.9241.1221.1207.993.3209.7223.3111.1
Burglaries 601059668104114119124112102978256
per 100,000 405.8687.7599.6419.3632.3683.7717.3741.1665.2634.2598.2508.7345.7
Thefts 177138145134145181213236213226244201272
per 100,000 1,197.1903.9905.7826.2881.51,085.61,283.91,410.51,265.11,405.31,504.81,246.81,679.0
Auto thefts 31282931422128132123171410
per 100,000 209.7183.4181.1191.1255.3126.0168.877.7124.7143.0104.886.861.7
Arson 8210030031111
per 100,000 54.113.16.20.00.018.00.00.017.86.26.26.26.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) N/A201.2197.5181.3195.5178.3251.5222.0188.4158.8182.1189.1161.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Abington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Abington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Abington, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abington topographic 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.

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.283. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.283
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.5%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.3% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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

Abington, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Abington travel time to work - commute Abington mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Abington:

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Religion statistics for Abington CDP (based on Plymouth County data)

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

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.27% ($58,709 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.73% ($45,893)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.57% ($65,505)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.15% ($47,688 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.79% ($38,878)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($48,646)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Abington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $690,000Total costs
  • 16,595Total average daily traffic
  • 995Total 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 Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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: 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Framil, 401 Adams St Apt 3, Abington, MA 02351
  • 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: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 674SG , Serial Number: P76DCF19017406
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Grazioso, 92 Clapp St, Abington, MA 02351

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 105
  • Hazardous Condition: 285
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Abington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Abington, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Abington, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Stop & Shop1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway2
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts4Target1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Lowe's1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
Starbucks1Wendy's1

Abington compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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