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 2012: $56,466 (it was $51,500 in 2000)
Acushnet:

$56,466
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,485 (it was $21,753 in 2000)

Acushnet town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $196,000 (it was $137,100 in 2000)
Acushnet:

$196,000
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $196,522; Detached houses: $204,760; Townhouses or other attached units: $183,926; In 2-unit structures: $197,767; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,798; Mobile homes: $79,577
Acushnet races chart
  • White alone - 9,919 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 119 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 107 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 63 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 48 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Acushnet: 253.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,MA real estate house value index trend

Acushnet, Massachusetts map

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

For population 15 years and over in Acushnet town:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

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

This town:  10.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Acushnet, Massachusetts as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Acushnet to the number of sex offenders is 5,189 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Acushnet town:  1.2% ($1,652)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Acushnet satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 70.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 508

Acushnet household income distribution Acushnet home values distribution

Crime rates in Acushnet by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5330021320200
per 100,000 46.129.429.20.00.019.09.428.419.10.019.50.00.0
Robberies 1012232111231
per 100,000 9.20.09.719.118.928.418.99.59.59.419.528.99.6
Assaults N/A282013222922162111171312
per 100,000 N/A274.3194.4124.0208.2274.8207.4151.3200.5103.7165.5125.4115.3
Burglaries 34343368695565817055614372
per 100,000 313.2333.0320.8648.5653.0521.2612.8766.0668.3518.6593.7414.8691.8
Thefts 1001187979786762779160757257
per 100,000 921.31155.8768.0753.4738.2634.9584.5728.1868.8565.7729.9694.6547.7
Auto thefts 148101369111212310510
per 100,000 129.078.497.2124.056.885.3103.7113.5114.628.397.348.296.1
Arson 0341213330002
per 100,000 0.029.438.99.518.99.528.328.428.60.00.00.019.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) N/A158.1129.3118.9130.3151.1132.6151.4152.786.9136.496.9106.6

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

Crime rate in Acushnet detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

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

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

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)
Acushnet topographic map

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

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 schools in Acushnet:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 223 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LONG PLAIN CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 1180 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Acushnet, map of school districts: 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)

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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).

Bristol 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 2012 was 70.3. This is about average.

City:

70.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

9.14

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

Acushnet compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Acushnet town (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here: 60.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Acushnet fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $3,078,000
Total average daily traffic: 35,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,848
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 56,223

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 142 Mendall Hill Road (Lat: 41.700028 Lon: -70.883222), Type: Mast, 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: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2017, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • Mendall Hill Road (Lat: 41.700361 Lon: -70.883361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA251
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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
    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
    Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 224SS , Serial Number: AA1A-0433, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen Siwik, 72 Middle Rd, Acushnet, MA 02743
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36419 , Serial Number: 4160, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey W Davis, 150 Hathaway Rd, 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
    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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Richard P Forand, 835 Main St, Acushnet, MA 02743
  • Aircraft: BLINK VOLKSPLANE II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99827 , Serial Number: C279, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 200 Quaker Lane, Acushnet, MA 02743

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 79
  • Service Call: 36
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Acushnet

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

Businesses in Acushnet, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • UPS: 1
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