Andover, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,762.
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
Males: 3,915  (44.7%)
Females: 4,847  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01810.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $87,867 (it was $60,040 in 2000)
Andover:

$87,867
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,917 (it was $34,760 in 2000)

Andover CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $578,053 (it was $294,800 in 2000)
Andover:

$578,053
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $568,087; detached houses: $656,112; townhouses or other attached units: $431,039; in 2-unit structures: $514,382; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,567; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,904

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,072.

March 2019 cost of living index in Andover: 138.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.4% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Andover, MA (2017)
    • 7,44079.3%White alone
    • 6827.3%Asian alone
    • 4655.0%Hispanic
    • 3333.5%Black alone
    • 2813.0%Two or more races
    • 280.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Andover, Massachusetts as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Andover is 9,309 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Andover by year

Type

2005

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)
2
(6.0)
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)
6
(18.7)
4
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.9)
2
(6.0)
2
(6.0)
1
(3.0)
3
(8.7)
4
(11.5)
1
(2.8)
3
(8.4)
5
(13.9)
4
(11.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(9.4)
1
(3.0)
2
(6.0)
4
(11.8)
4
(11.9)
5
(15.0)
2
(5.9)
1
(2.9)
3
(8.6)
2
(5.6)
2
(5.6)
3
(8.4)
1
(2.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(65.5)
16
(47.6)
8
(23.9)
12
(35.4)
9
(26.9)
5
(15.0)
20
(59.3)
16
(46.3)
9
(25.8)
16
(45.0)
18
(50.6)
64
(178.3)
2
(5.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
63
(196.6)
52
(154.7)
61
(182.4)
59
(174.3)
75
(223.8)
52
(155.7)
50
(148.1)
39
(112.9)
22
(63.1)
35
(98.4)
28
(78.7)
25
(69.6)
27
(74.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
382
(1,192)
316
(940.1)
360
(1,076)
349
(1,031)
239
(713.3)
233
(697.5)
226
(669.6)
255
(738.5)
213
(610.6)
246
(691.7)
174
(489.3)
239
(665.8)
139
(382.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(71.8)
28
(83.3)
20
(59.8)
13
(38.4)
17
(50.7)
24
(71.8)
14
(41.5)
20
(57.9)
17
(48.7)
10
(28.1)
14
(39.4)
23
(64.1)
7
(19.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(12.5)
4
(11.9)
1
(3.0)
5
(14.8)
3
(9.0)
3
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.7)
1
(2.8)
3
(8.4)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)98.175.067.274.262.068.856.559.249.749.746.885.932.8

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City-data.com crime index in Andover, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 73 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (16.6%), Italian (9.6%), American (9.4%), English (5.4%), Ethiopian (3.8%), Scandinavian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1646

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 3.70 square miles.

Population density: 2,366 people per square mile   (low).

Andover, Massachusetts map

1,304 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 2.1% Africa, 2.0% Latin America).

This place:

13.9%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,109 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,812 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, MA (3.4 miles , pop. 72,043).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (23.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (188.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Andover, MA (1.5 miles ),
Lawrence, MA (1.9 miles ),
Methuen, MA (2.3 miles ),
North Reading, MA (2.3 miles ),
Tewksbury, MA (2.4 miles ),
Wilmington, MA (2.6 miles ),
Middleton, MA (2.7 miles ),
Boxford, MA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 71.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,039 (+43.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,214 (26.2%)

Area codes: 978, 508

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $248,100
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $283,400
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $262,200
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $394,500
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $318,300
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $387,600
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $361,900
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $477,500
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $341,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $361,400
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $377,300
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $477,600
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $430,800
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $336,500
  • 2013: 52 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $320,600
  • 2015: 31 buildings, average cost: $332,000
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $305,600
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $267,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Andover, MA residents
Average permit cost in Andover, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Andover, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.5%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Andover, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (10.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Engineers (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Andover, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Andover, Massachusetts average temperatures Andover, Massachusetts average precipitation Andover, Massachusetts humidity Andover, Massachusetts wind speed Andover, Massachusetts snowfall Andover, Massachusetts sunshine Andover, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Andover, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.209. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.83. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.705. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.705
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Andover-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Andover place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Andover-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 184.4 miles away from Andover 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 62.8 miles away from Andover 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 180.8 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 249.3 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 61.8 miles away from the city 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 190.3 miles away from Andover 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).
Andover topographic map

Main business address for: DYNAMICS RESEARCH CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), ENTERASYS NETWORKS INC /DE/ (COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), NAVISITE INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), MED DIVERSIFIED INC (SERVICES-HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES), VICOR CORP (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Andover:

  • VNA HOME CARE,INC (0NE UNION STREET)
  • ACADEMY MANOR (89 MORTON STREET)
  • ACADEMY MANOR OF ANDOVER (89 MORTON ST)
  • PHILIPS ANDOVER NURSING HOME (102 BURNHAM RD)
  • WINGATE AT ANDOVER REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING RES (80 ANDOVER STREET)

Heliports located in Andover:

Amtrak stations near Andover:

  • 9 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 10 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

College/University in Andover:

  • Massachusetts School of Law (Location: 500 Federal St Woodland Park; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mslaw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Andover:

  • Merrimack College (about 2 miles; North Andover, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 10 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • North Shore Community College (about 10 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 11 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 12 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Salem State University (about 17 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • Endicott College (about 17 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)

Public high schools in Andover:

  • ANDOVER HIGH (Students: 1,746, Location: 80 SHAWSHEEN ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GR LAWRENCE REGIONAL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL (Location: 57 RIVER RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Andover:

  • THE PIKE SCHOOL (Students: 441, Location: 34 SUNSET ROCK RD, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Andover:

Private elementary/middle schools in Andover:

  • ST AUGUSTINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440, Location: 26 CENTRAL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ANDOVER SCHOOL OF MONTESSORI (Students: 203, Location: 400 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • PROFESSIONAL CENTER FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 32 OSGOOD ST, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Andover

Library in Andover:

  • MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,536,991; Location: ELM SQUARE; 177,615 books; 549 e-books; 17,078 audio materials; 9,162 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 532 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Andover: Andover Station (A), Shawsheen Plaza (B), Caroline M Underhill Research Library (C), Andover Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Andover Historical Society Building (E), Andover Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Andover include: Free Christian Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), Christ Church (C), Andover Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Augustines Cemetery (1), Spring Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rabbit Pond (A), Shawsheen River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hussey Brook (A), Rogers Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Addison Gallery of American Art (Museums; South Main), Jeff's Pinball & Jukebox Manuals (Arcades & Amusements; 6 Pinecrest Road).

Hotels: Andover Marriott Hotel (123 River Road), Comfort Suites Andover (4 Riverside Drive), Merrimax (123 River Road), Courtyard Andover (10 Campanelli Drive), Comfort Suites (4 Riverside Dr), Ramada Rolling Green (311 Lowell St).

Court: Snap Court (191 Chandler).

Birthplace of: Bill Cunliffe - Composer, Ed Doherty (American football) - Football player and coach, Arthur Sherburne Hardy - Engineer, Brian Darling - Lawyer, John Horne Burns - Novelist, Samuel Osgood - Politician, Ted Coy - Football player and coach, Zak DeOssie - Football player, Evan Hatch - Professional wrestler, Abiel Foster - Politician.

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 Andover and their reported violations in the past:

ANDOVER WATER DEPT (Population served: 33,201, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
JACK O LANTERN CONDOS (Serves NH, Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Andover that have no violations reported:

  • REGENCY AT BOLTON CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 148, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POLLARD SHORE COTTAGES (Serves NH, Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.6%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Andover in 2010:

  • 845 people in college/university student housing
  • 259 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 149 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
156 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with most branches in Andover (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Shawsheen Branch, Andover Branch, Andover Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Andover Branch at 71 Main Street, branch established on 1995/02/16; North Main Street Branch at 211 North Main Street, branch established on 1977/09/10. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Enterprise Bank and Trust Company: Andover Branch at 8 & 8 Rear High Street, branch established on 2004/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,488.4 mil, Deposits: $1,333.6 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Enterprise Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Andover Branch at 209 North Main Street, branch established on 2005/03/07. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Andover Main Branch at 23 Main Street, branch established on 1814/04/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Savings Bank: Andover Branch at 84 Main Street, branch established on 1997/02/10. Info updated 2009/07/02: Bank assets: $443.8 mil, Deposits: $385.0 mil, headquarters in Wakefield, MA, positive income, 9 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Andover Bank Branch at 61 Main Street, branch established on 1834/04/02. 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
  • Northmark Bank: Andover Branch at 69 Park Street, branch established on 2005/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $305.6 mil, Deposits: $261.3 mil, headquarters in North Andover, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Andover Branch at 60 Main Street, branch established on 2010/08/16. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Andover:

Marital status in Andover, MA
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Andover:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

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Neighborhood in Andover (Andover, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Andover, 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.
Massachusetts:

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
This 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
This county:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

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

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Andover:

49.9%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Andover:

28.6
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Andover:

11.1%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Andover:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Andover:

57.5%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.7%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Andover, 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 Andover, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts4SAS Shoes1
FedEx6Starbucks1
H&R Block1Stop & Shop1
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
La Quinta1UPS9
Marriott3Whole Foods Market1
Marshalls1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Strongest AM radio stations in Andover:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNW (800 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES, LP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Andover:

  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPAA (91.7 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF PHILLIPS ACADEMY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Andover:

  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON 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.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Andover: Henry F. Chandler, William Marland.

Andover fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Andover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.2mTotal length
  • $19,520,000Total costs
  • 239,754Total average daily traffic
  • 8,053Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Andover, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 3Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Andover, MA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Andover)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Andover, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (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: 197 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Andover)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Andover)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$313,75869$315,866347$297,48919$162,0211$90,00012$217,629
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$698,3202$367,65022$319,8561$49,3800$01$192,030
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$234,6105$352,79440$316,2015$118,5880$02$186,755
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$382,7206$355,27338$281,1363$306,6630$01$193,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$490,57011$317,0770$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2541.00 , 2542.00, 2543.01, 2544.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$316,0003$377,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$279,4252$196,835
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$263,4833$294,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$155,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2541.00 , 2542.00, 2543.01, 2544.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Andover, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Andover, 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 116. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 188 took place in 2007, and the least - 54 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Andover, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.2%), and Outside Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Andover, MA
    • 87044.2%Structure Fires
    • 54527.7%Outside Fires
    • 36318.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1929.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Andover, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Andover, Massachusetts:

  • Wyndham Boston Andover Hotel, 123 Old River Rd, Andover, Massachusetts 01810 , Phone: (978) 975-3600, Fax: (978) 975-0383
  • Courtyard By Marriott Andover, 10 Campanelli Dr, Andover, Massachusetts 01810 , Phone: (978) 794-0700, Fax: (978) 794-9558
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton-Boston/Andover, 4 Riverside Dr, Andover, Massachusetts 01810 , Phone: (978) 475-6000, Fax: (978) 475-6639
  • Sonesta Es Suites, 4 Tech Dr, Andover, Massachusetts 01810 , Phone: (978) 626-2000, Fax: (978) 686-2088
  • Andover Residence Inn By Marriott, 500 Minuteman Rd, Andover, Massachusetts 01810 , Phone: (800) 331-3131, Fax: (978) 683-0384
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 550 Minuteman Rd, Andover, Massachusetts 01810 , Phone: (978) 688-8200, Fax: (978) 688-0078
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Andover, Massachusetts
Most common first names in Andover, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30283.3 years
John21876.0 years
William15574.4 years
Joseph12976.8 years
Margaret12683.7 years
Helen12583.0 years
Robert12373.3 years
James12076.2 years
George11474.9 years
Alice9882.3 years
Most common last names in Andover, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4178.8 years
Sullivan4178.3 years
Murphy3383.5 years
Mccarthy3182.4 years
Anderson2779.5 years
White2579.0 years
Sweeney2380.1 years
Johnson2179.2 years
Brown2179.3 years
Lynch2078.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Andover, MA
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 24.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Andover, MA
  • 48.8%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 18.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Andover compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Andover on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (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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