Acushnet, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 10,303.
Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 5,060  (49.1%)
Females: 5,243  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02743.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $80,326 (it was $51,500 in 2000)
Acushnet:

$80,326
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,101 (it was $21,753 in 2000)

Acushnet town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $281,283 (it was $137,100 in 2000)
Acushnet:

$281,283
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $336,228; detached houses: $353,413; townhouses or other attached units: $271,551; in 2-unit structures: $260,041; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,117; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,101; mobile homes: $72,711
March 2019 cost of living index in Acushnet: 138.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Acushnet, MA (2010)
    • 9,91996.3%White alone
    • 1191.2%Hispanic
    • 1071.0%Two or more races
    • 630.6%Other race alone
    • 480.5%Black alone
    • 310.3%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Acushnet, Massachusetts as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Acushnet is 5,152 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Acushnet 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)
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
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(19.0)
1
(9.4)
3
(28.4)
2
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
3
(28.9)
2
(19.2)
1
(9.6)
4
(37.9)
5
(47.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(28.4)
2
(18.9)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.4)
2
(19.5)
3
(28.9)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
3
(28.4)
1
(9.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(274.8)
22
(207.4)
16
(151.3)
21
(200.5)
11
(103.7)
17
(165.5)
13
(125.4)
12
(115.3)
17
(164.1)
19
(182.8)
26
(249.0)
17
(162.4)
25
(237.0)
13
(122.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(521.2)
65
(612.8)
81
(766.0)
70
(668.3)
55
(518.6)
61
(593.7)
43
(414.8)
72
(691.8)
27
(260.6)
36
(346.4)
32
(306.5)
61
(582.8)
28
(265.5)
21
(198.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(634.9)
62
(584.5)
77
(728.1)
91
(868.8)
60
(565.7)
75
(729.9)
72
(694.6)
57
(547.7)
40
(386.0)
50
(481.1)
60
(574.7)
67
(640.2)
62
(587.8)
42
(397.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(85.3)
11
(103.7)
12
(113.5)
12
(114.6)
3
(28.3)
10
(97.3)
5
(48.2)
10
(96.1)
7
(67.6)
5
(48.1)
9
(86.2)
6
(57.3)
11
(104.3)
6
(56.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.5)
3
(28.3)
3
(28.4)
3
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.2)
2
(19.3)
1
(9.6)
4
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)147.4129.3147.6148.984.8133.094.4104.087.3109.9116.5114.0136.799.6

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 Acushnet, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Portuguese (37.7%), French (17.6%), French Canadian (14.7%), English (11.7%), Irish (8.0%), Polish (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1860

Elevation: 72 feet

Land area: 18.5 square miles.

Population density: 558 people per square mile   (low).

Acushnet, Massachusetts map

1,040 residents are foreign born (8.1% Europe).

This town:

10.2%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Acushnet town:

1.2% ($1,652)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (3.4 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (44.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Acushnet Center, MA (1.0 miles ),
New Bedford, MA (1.8 miles ),
Fairhaven, MA (2.1 miles ),
Smith Mills, MA (2.3 miles ),
Mattapoisett Center, MA (2.5 miles ),
Mattapoisett, MA (2.5 miles ),
Rochester, MA (2.5 miles ),
Bliss Corner, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 70.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 508

Distribution of median household income in Acushnet, MA in 2017
Acushnet satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $278,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $218,400
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $278,300
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $240,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Acushnet, MA residents
Average permit cost in Acushnet, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Acushnet, MA
Historical housing units in Acushnet, MA
Most common industries in Acushnet, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Apparel (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Acushnet, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Acushnet, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Acushnet, Massachusetts average temperatures Acushnet, Massachusetts average precipitation Acushnet, Massachusetts humidity Acushnet, Massachusetts wind speed Acushnet, Massachusetts snowfall Acushnet, Massachusetts sunshine Acushnet, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.0. This is about average.

City:

66.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Acushnet-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Acushnet town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 52.2 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Acushnet-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 233.8 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 129.6 miles away from Acushnet 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 239.5 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 181.9 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 83.4 miles away from Acushnet center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 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 Bristol County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Acushnet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Acushnet:

  • ACUSHNET NURSING HOME INC (127 S MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Acushnet:

  • NEW BEDFORD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • BLAIR HSE NLTC-NEW BEDFORD (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • HOME CARE PRN INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • EASTER SEAL HHC/NEW BEDFORD (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • ALDEN COURT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FAIRHAVEN, MA)
  • NEW BEDFORD REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • PARKWOOD HOSPITAL , INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acushnet:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 7 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bristol Community College (about 11 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Roger Williams University (about 19 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 21 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Salve Regina University (about 26 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 27 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 27 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)

Public elementary/middle schools in Acushnet:

Private elementary/middle school in Acushnet:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 223 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Acushnet

Library in Acushnet:

  • RUSSELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $211,978; Location: 88 MAIN ST.; 24,521 books; 523 e-books; 1,729 audio materials; 1,584 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Acushnet: Flying Cloud Orchards (A), Acushnet Fire Department Station 2 Long Plain (B), Acushnet Fire Department Station 3 (C), Acushnet Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Acushnet: Perry Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Long Plain Cemeteries (1), Acushnet Cemetery (2), Tabor Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mill Pond (A), Hamlins Pond (B), Acushnet River Reservoir (C), New Bedford Reservoir (D), Tinkham Pond (E), Hathaway Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Keene River (A), Squam Brook (B), Deep Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Long Plain Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1203 Main Street), White's Family Fun & Sports Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 211 Middle Road).

Birthplace of: John Taber (baseball) - Baseball player.

Bristol 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 Acushnet and their reported violations in the past:

ACUSHNET WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 6,926, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2005)
ACUSHNET MANUFACTURED HOMES (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BROOKSIDE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.4%
8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Acushnet:

Marital status in Acushnet, MA
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Acushnet:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Acushnet, MA (based on Bristol County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic286,11372
Evangelical Protestant18,765128
Mainline Protestant18,24683
Other7,80733
Orthodox1,5654
Black Protestant5115
None215,278-
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
State:

16.5%

4.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($345 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.89% ($49,456 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.73% ($66,201)
from Providence County, RI  0.50% ($58,774)


4.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($331 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.73% ($54,989 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($73,250)
to Providence County, RI  0.45% ($56,129)

Businesses in Acushnet, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Acushnet:

  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Acushnet:

  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Acushnet:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Acushnet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.8mTotal length
  • $4,605,000Total costs
  • 34,885Total average daily traffic
  • 2,287Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,223Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 142 Mendall Hill Road (24820) (Lat: 41.700028 Lon: -70.883278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKA345
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Michael G Alves, 60 Middle Road (Lat: 41.688250 Lon: -70.919806), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25005 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, , Getty-sburg, Phone: (717) 334-0910
  • Michael Alves, 60 Middle Road (Lat: 41.688250 Lon: -70.919806), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25005 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, , Getty-sburg, Phone: (717) 334-0910
  • Michael Alves, 60 Middle Road (Lat: 41.688250 Lon: -70.919806), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25005 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, , Getty-sburg, Phone: (717) 334-0910
  • MICHAEL ALEVES, 60 Middle Road (Lat: 41.688250 Lon: -70.919806), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25005 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, , Getty-sburg, Phone: (717) 334-0910
  • MICHAEL Alves, 60 Middle Road (Lat: 41.688250 Lon: -70.919806), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25005 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., Kayorndorff@embarqmail.Com, , Getty-sburg, Phone: (717) 334-0910

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Acushnet, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ACUSHNET, Mendall Rd (Lat: 41.700361 Lon: -70.883361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WLW636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10552.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Mendall Hill Mendall Rd (Lat: 41.700639 Lon: -70.883361), Structure height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WNTY838,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.62 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2010, Expiration Date: 05/23/2020, Phone: (603) 352-4864
  • Acushnet, 127-143 Peckham Rd (Lat: 41.734556 Lon: -70.927306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQOI673,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2013, Certifier: Darrel Peterson, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G St. Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Acushnet, 143 Pecham Road (Lat: 41.735639 Lon: -70.927083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQPS640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022, Certifier: Darrel Peterson, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, K H Law Dc, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • ACUSHNET, Mendall Road (Lat: 41.700361 Lon: -70.883361), Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: KCL60,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6219.50 MHz, 6278.80 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 6338.10 MHz, 6397.40 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/1985, Expiration Date: 08/05/1996, Cancellation Date: 08/05/1996, Registrant: New England Telephone And Telegraph Company, 125 High St Rm 515, Boston, MA 02110

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Acushnet)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1950Q , Serial Number: 177RG0350, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 07/05/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Peter W Koczera, 23 Club Ave, Acushnet, MA 02743
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 568HN , Serial Number: W13DCE05031420
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 23 Meadow Ln, Acushnet, MA 02743
  • Aircraft: CZECH AIRCRAFT WORKS SPOL SRO SPORTCRUISER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912S (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 767NE , Serial Number: 07SC045, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen Siwik, 72 Middle Rd, Acushnet, MA 02743
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79095 , Serial Number: 17257877, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick J Kelly, 11 Coulombe St, Acushnet, MA 02743
  • Aircraft: FORAND RICHARD P CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 962DT , Serial Number: CH209951394, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Richard P Forand, 835 Main St, Acushnet, MA 02743

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 27. The highest number of reported fires - 48 took place in 2002, and the least - 12 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Acushnet, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.3%), and Outside Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Acushnet, MA
    • 24554.3%Structure Fires
    • 12828.4%Outside Fires
    • 6314.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 153.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Acushnet, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Acushnet, MA
  • 58.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Acushnet, MA
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 37.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used


Acushnet 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Acushnet on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 (02743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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