Amesbury, Massachusetts

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Population in July 2007: 12,457.
Males: 5,996  (48.1%)
Females: 6,461  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 01913.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,228 (it was $50,037 in 2000)
Amesbury:

$73,228
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,840 (it was $22,657 in 2000)

Amesbury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $326,871 (it was $166,700 in 2000)
Amesbury:

$326,871
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $487,640; detached houses: $540,255; townhouses or other attached units: $351,647; in 2-unit structures: $468,894; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,278; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,957; mobile homes: $113,673
March 2019 cost of living index in Amesbury: 146.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Amesbury, MA (2000)
    • 11,86396.2%White alone
    • 1511.2%Two or more races
    • 1291.0%Hispanic
    • 680.6%Black alone
    • 740.6%Asian alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 220.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Amesbury, Massachusetts as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amesbury is 1,246 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Amesbury by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(24.0)
3
(17.9)
3
(18.1)
6
(36.5)
2
(12.0)
5
(30.2)
4
(24.4)
6
(36.2)
3
(18.0)
7
(41.4)
6
(34.0)
8
(45.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.0)
3
(17.9)
3
(18.1)
3
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
5
(30.2)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
45
(269.6)
42
(250.9)
35
(211.5)
37
(225.3)
26
(156.4)
39
(235.7)
22
(134.3)
33
(199.3)
37
(222.2)
81
(478.7)
44
(249.5)
22
(124.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(215.7)
46
(274.7)
53
(320.2)
40
(243.6)
39
(234.6)
52
(314.2)
43
(262.5)
48
(289.9)
40
(240.2)
35
(206.8)
12
(68.0)
18
(102.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
167
(1,001)
195
(1,165)
175
(1,057)
241
(1,468)
223
(1,342)
201
(1,215)
190
(1,160)
192
(1,160)
191
(1,147)
99
(585.0)
105
(595.4)
117
(663.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(65.9)
14
(83.6)
11
(66.5)
10
(60.9)
16
(96.3)
13
(78.6)
16
(97.7)
16
(96.6)
8
(48.0)
8
(47.3)
3
(17.0)
8
(45.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(30.0)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.1)
3
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.1)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)135.3142.4132.3160.4118.7148.2122.6152.3129.0170.5107.1102.0

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City-data.com crime index in Amesbury, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Amesbury, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (23.7%), English (17.6%), French (15.6%), Italian (12.1%), French Canadian (10.0%), German (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 5.31 square miles.

Population density: 2,346 people per square mile   (low).

Amesbury, Massachusetts map

381 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This place:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Amesbury CDP:

1.5% ($2,545)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (9.6 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (37.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (205.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Amesbury Town, MA (1.2 miles ),
South Hampton, NH (1.6 miles ),
Newburyport, MA (2.0 miles ),
Merrimac, MA (2.0 miles ),
Seabrook, NH (2.0 miles ),
Salisbury, MA (2.2 miles ),
West Newbury, MA (2.2 miles ),
Hampton Falls, NH (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.86 N, Longitude: 70.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,993 (-16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,424 (22.6%)

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2005: 38 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $173,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Amesbury, MA residents
Average permit cost in Amesbury, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Amesbury, MA
Historical housing units in Amesbury, MA
Most common industries in Amesbury, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Amesbury, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Amesbury, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Amesbury, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.2. This is better than average.

City:

60.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.787. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.787
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.96
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.27
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Amesbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Amesbury place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 21.4 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 56.0 miles away from Amesbury center
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 187.6 miles away from Amesbury 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 179.5 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 261.3 miles away from Amesbury center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.3 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 Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amesbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Amesbury:

  • AMESBURY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 24 MORRILL PLACE)
  • AMESBURY VILLAGE (22 MAPLE STREET)
  • MAPLEWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (6 MORRILL PLACE)
  • MAPLEWOOD MANOR NURS HOME (MORILL PLACE)
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY NSG AND REH CTR (22 MAPLE ST)
  • DSI AMESBURY RENAL CENTER (24 MORRILL PLACE)
  • EXCELLA HOMECARE INC (110 HAVERHILL ROAD, SUITE 402)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Amesbury:

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Amtrak stations near Amesbury:

  • 9 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 10 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 20 miles: DURHAM (3 DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Amesbury:

  • 5 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amesbury:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 8 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 17 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • North Shore Community College (about 19 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • Endicott College (about 22 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Salem State University (about 25 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 25 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)

Public high schools in Amesbury:

  • AMESBURY HIGH (Students: 709, Location: 5 HIGHLAND STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • AMESBURY ACADEMY CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL (Location: 71 FRIEND STREET, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Amesbury:

  • SPARHAWK SCHOOL (Students: 132, Location: 196 MAIN ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Amesbury:

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Library in Amesbury:

  • AMESBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $590,570; Location: 149 MAIN ST.; 70,508 books; 2,706 audio materials; 2,020 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Amesbury: Amesbury Industrial Park (A), Amesbury Town Landing (B), Atlantic Forest Ski Area (C), Amesbury Country Club (D), Cross Roads Shopping Plaza (E), Amesbury Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Amesbury Town Hall (G), Cashman Elementary School Library (H), Amesbury Public Library (I), Bartlett Museum (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Mount Prospect Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3), Salisbury Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Gardner (A), Bailey Pond (B), Pattens Pond (C), Clarks Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Powwow River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Amesbury include: Alliance Park (1), Amesbury and Salisbury Mills Village Historic District (2), Amesbury Town Park (3), Collins Street Playground (4), Batchelder Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Fairfield Inn Amesbury (35 Clarks Road).

Court: Lallier Law Office (159 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Don Matthews - Football player and coach, Josiah Bartlett - (1729-1795), a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, Brian Lees - Politician, Ephraim Morse - Railroad executive, Jeffrey Donovan - Film actor, Paine Wingate - Politician, Tom Bannon - Major League Baseball player, Wayne Lucier - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Dec 5, 1979), Jimmy Bannon - Baseball player and coach, Charles Harold Davis - Artist.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

AMESBURY DPW WATER DIV. (Population served: 16,283, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.4%


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

7.0%
Whole state:

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

3.3%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Amesbury in 2000:

  • 207 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Amesbury (2011 data):

  • Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank: Amesbury Main Street Branch at 43 Main Street, branch established on 2008/06/12; Amesbury Branch at 40 Friend Street, branch established on 2007/06/25. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $634.6 mil, Deposits: $460.4 mil, headquarters in Newburyport, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Newburyport Five Cents Bancorp Mhc
  • The Provident Bank: Haverhill Road Branch at 1 Haverhill Road, branch established on 1988/12/05; at Five Market Street, branch established on 1828/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $404.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Bancorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Amesbury Stop & Shop Branch at 100 Macy Street, branch established on 2002/03/13. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Amesbury Massachusetts Branch at 150 Main Street, branch established on 1973/09/08. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Amesbury:

Marital status in Amesbury, MA
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Amesbury:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Amesbury:

(Amesbury, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Amesbury, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
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: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Essex County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

8.4%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amesbury:

48.4%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Amesbury:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amesbury:

20.6%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Amesbury:

12.4%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Amesbury:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Amesbury:

54.1%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amesbury, MA Residents

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)
Businesses in Amesbury, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx3True Value1
H&R Block1UPS3

Strongest AM radio stations in Amesbury:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNBP (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: RADIO NEWBURYPORT, LLC)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amesbury:

  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, 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.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • 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.)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amesbury:

  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Amesbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • $45,264,000Total costs
  • 723,035Total average daily traffic
  • 68,580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 994,455Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Amesbury, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 5Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 121960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Amesbury, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amesbury)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amesbury)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2117E , Serial Number: 28-7916163, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2009
    Registrant (Individual): William D Smith, 51 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-50 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23267 , Serial Number: 3033, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Scott W Sr Scherbon, 40 Haverhill Rd, Amesbury, MA 01913
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 343WS , Serial Number: 18086, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Scott W Sr Scherbon, 40 Haverhill Rd, Amesbury, MA 01913
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/02/2005, Exported to: Switzerland
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-17 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4676H , Serial Number: 17-77, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel P Lavalley, 5 Meadowbrook Rd, Amesbury, MA 01913
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9088P , Serial Number: 24-4561, Year manufactured: 1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Laurie E Legrand, 25 Cedar St Unit 10, Amesbury, MA 01913
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 310PA , Serial Number: 35235, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth R Harris, 137 Pleasant Valley Rd, Amesbury, MA 01913, Other Owners: Anita S Harris
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/21/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$234,52074$202,601241$220,03419$113,0522$289,50013$237,2080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$193,2502$168,16023$236,5720$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$219,48712$132,00479$231,8567$66,6230$04$267,0551$42,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$269,7806$176,51066$232,6173$239,9630$03$204,6030$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$133,0001$155,01021$232,7850$00$01$254,1000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2662.00 , 2663.00, 2664.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$207,9216$297,498
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$233,2503$191,803
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$83,0404$245,383
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$191,6600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2662.00 , 2663.00, 2664.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 80 took place in 2005, and the least - 22 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Amesbury, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.2%), and Outside Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Amesbury, MA
    • 54356.2%Structure Fires
    • 25226.1%Outside Fires
    • 11712.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 555.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amesbury, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amesbury, MA
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 43.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amesbury, MA
  • 45.3%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 17.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Amesbury 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.
  • 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Amesbury on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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