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Population in 2010: 42,844. Population change since 2000: +1.1%
Males: 20,574  (48.0%)
Females: 22,270  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02476.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $88,391 (it was $64,344 in 2000)
Arlington:

$88,391
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $49,446

Arlington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $482,260 (it was $284,900 in 2000)
Arlington:

$482,260
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $521,728; Detached houses: $534,744; Townhouses or other attached units: $476,838; In 2-unit structures: $571,462; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $395,358; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,342; Mobile homes: $8,728; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $327,294

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,324.

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  • White alone - 36,038 (83.9%)
  • Asian alone - 3,410 (7.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,499 (3.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,066 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 834 (1.9%)
  • Other race alone - 84 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Arlington: 139.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.7%), Italian (11.9%), English (9.2%), German (6.8%), Polish (3.0%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1807

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 8,267 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Arlington:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arlington CDP:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

6,853 residents are foreign born (6.0% Europe, 4.3% Asia).

This place:  16.0%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,643 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,808 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, MA (3.0 miles , pop. 55,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (7.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (185.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Belmont, MA (1.4 miles ), Winchester, MA (1.6 miles ), Medford, MA (1.7 miles ), Watertown, MA (1.8 miles ), Lexington, MA (1.9 miles ), Somerville, MA (1.9 miles ), Cambridge, MA (2.0 miles ), Waltham, MA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $167,600
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,469 (-31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,616 (15.3%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Arlington household income distribution Arlington home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Arlington by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.02.42.40.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 564548633023
per 100,000 11.214.09.512.09.719.314.77.37.20.04.66.9
Robberies 51891798111411979
per 100,000 11.241.921.340.721.719.326.934.226.421.816.220.6
Assaults 124430302734463859874339
per 100,000 27.0102.571.171.865.282.0112.592.7141.8211.199.889.3
Burglaries 7212790153157216231185119154133100
per 100,000 161.7295.9213.4366.1378.9520.8564.8451.3286.1373.7308.5229.0
Thefts 276244282316313360371441390460458404
per 100,000 620.0568.6668.6756.1755.5868.1907.01075.9937.51116.21062.5925.0
Auto thefts 323731203136363526213511
per 100,000 71.986.273.547.974.886.888.085.462.551.081.225.2
Arson N/A10351215169817
per 100,000 N/A2.30.07.212.128.936.739.021.619.42.316.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 65.5103.983.2105.298.8132.4142.8127.5114.8135.8108.892.9

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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 Arlington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 78 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Arlington, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Arlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Arlington place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arlington-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 74% 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 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Arlington center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Arlington center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arlington topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Creeley - (born 1926), Liam Ezekiel - Football player, Louis W. Ross - Architect, Reid W. Barton - Mathematician, Samuel Wilson - Meat packer, Stanley G. Benner - Marine Corps Silver Star recipient, Andy Powers - Ice hockey player, Bob Wilson (sportscaster) - NHL Broadcaster, David Armstrong (photographer) - Photographer, Geoffrey Sisk - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 3/11/65).


Hospitals/medical centers in Arlington:

  • HEALTH FORCE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 60 LOWELL ST)
  • METROPOLITAN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 297 BROADWAY, SUITE 222)
  • VISITING NURSE COMM HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 37 BROADWAY STEET)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT SYMMES,THE (Hospital, provides emergency services, HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • PARK AVE NSG CONV RET HOME (Nursing Home, 146 PARK AVE)
  • PARK AVE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 146 PARK AVE)
  • PARK AVENUE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 146 PARK AVENUE)
  • PARK CIRCLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 15 PARK CIRCLE)
  • TCU-THE MEDICAL CENTER AT SYMMES (Nursing Home, 39 HOSPITAL ROAD 3 NORTH)
  • WELLINGTON MANOR NH (Nursing Home, 8 WELLINGTON ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Arlington, MA

Amtrak stations near Arlington:

  • 7 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 7 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arlington:

  • Tufts University (about 3 miles; Medford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,397)
  • Bentley University (about 4 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)
  • Lesley University (about 4 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Harvard University (about 4 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)
  • Cambridge College (about 5 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,767)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 10,223)

Public high school in Arlington:

Private high schools in Arlington:

  • ARLINGTON CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 16 MEDFORD ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • DEARBORN ACADEMY (Students: 110; Location: 34 WINTER ST; Grades: 3 - 12)
  • GERMAINE LAWRENCE (Students: 50; Location: 18 CLAREMONT AVE; Grades: 6 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Arlington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Arlington:

  • ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 39 MEDFORD ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LESLEY ELLIS SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 41 FOSTER ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ARLINGTON CHILDREN'S CENTER INC (Students: 86; Location: 17 IRVING ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COVENANT SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 9 WESTMINSTER AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Arlington:

  • ROBBINS LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,075,653; Location: 700 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE; 200,443 books; 4,192 e-books; 14,973 audio materials; 12,893 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 271 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • I think we should include the Mt Auburn Hospital as well.

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Notable locations in Arlington: Tara Plaza (A), Old Schwamb Mill (B), Armstrong Ambulance Service (C), Arlington Fire Department Station 2 (D), Arlington Fire Department Station 3 (E), Arlington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Arlington Historical Society Building (G), Hardy School Library (H), Dallin School Library (I), Peirce School Library (J), Edith M Fox Branch Robbins Library (K), MacCarty Library (L), Arlington Townhall (M), Robbins Library (N), Smith Museum Archives (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Arlington include: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (B), Saint Jeromes Parish Church (C), Park Avenue Congregational Church (D), Greek Orthodox Church (E), First Parish Unitarian Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Church of Our Saviour (H), Calvary United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lower Mystic Lake (A), Mystic Lakes (B), Spy Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Arlington include: Warren A Pierce Playground (1), Kensington Park Historic District (2), Meadow Brook Park (3), Thorndike Field (4), Arlington Heights Playground (5), Arlington center Historic District (6), Turkey Hill Reservation (7), Pierce Farm Historic District (8), Orvis Road Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Arlington Historical Soc (Museums; 7 Jason), Cyrus Dallin Museum (631 Massachusetts Avenue), Jefferson Cutter House (Historical Places & Services; 1 Whittemore Park), Jason Russell House-Smith Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7 Jason Street), Arlington Town - Planning Department (Tours & Charters; Town Hall Annex), AAAA Travel Cruise Bargains (Tours & Charters; 1122 Massachusetts Avenue), Africa Sun Tours (Tours & Charters; 129 Park Avenue).

Hotels: Hawthorn Suites (19 Massachusetts Avenue), Best Friends Cocoa (77 Everett Street).

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.1. This is about average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.237. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

CRAWFORD HILLS (Serves NH, Population served: 118, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2004)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-1994)

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

  • ARLINGTON WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 42389, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.5%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 6.2% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Arlington, MA

People in group quarters in Arlington in 2010:

  • 102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 63 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Arlington in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Arlington compared to Massachusetts state average:

Arlington, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Arlington (2011 data):

  • Cambridge Savings Bank: Arlington Heights Branch, East Arlington Branch, Arlington Center Branch. Info updated 2007/01/05: Bank assets: $2,316.4 mil, Deposits: $1,902.8 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Cambridge Financial Group, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Arlington Heights Branch at 1420 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 1975/01/01; Arlington Center Branch at 699 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 1985/08/26. 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
  • Leader Bank, National Association: at 141 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2002/05/08; Arlington Center Branch at 449 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/08. Info updated 2011/07/15: Bank assets: $509.3 mil, Deposits: $342.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Leader Bancorp, Inc
  • Winchester Savings Bank: Arlington Branch at 188 Medford Street, branch established on 2009/02/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $532.6 mil, Deposits: $439.8 mil, headquarters in Winchester, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Central Co-operative Bank: Arlington Branch at 175 Broadway, branch established on 1982/04/15. Info updated 2008/06/25: Bank assets: $520.7 mil, Deposits: $335.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Watertown Savings Bank: Arlington Branch at 980 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2006/10/12. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $1,063.2 mil, Deposits: $947.0 mil, headquarters in Watertown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Brookline Bank: Arlington Branch at 856 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2000/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,854.7 mil, Deposits: $2,040.1 mil, headquarters in Brookline, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Arlington Branch at 880 Mass Avenue, branch established on 1916/01/01. 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
  • East Cambridge Savings Bank: Arlington Branch at 105 Broadway, branch established on 2006/11/11. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $690.6 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, 9 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Arlington travel time to work - commute


Arlington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arlington CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arlington:

  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arlington:

  • 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.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: TUFTS UNIVERSITY)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Arlington:

  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, 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)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Arlington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • KELLYE ABERNATHY, Ma Hwy Dept Yard Appleton Street (Lat: 42.418056 Lon: -71.201389), Type: 73.2, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 6179737799, Peter.Collete@mhd.State.Ma.Us, 10 PARK PLAZA ROOM 7210
  • PETER COLLETTE, Ma Hwy Dept Yard Appleton Street (Lat: 42.418056 Lon: -71.201389), Type: 73.2, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 6179737799, Peter.Collete@mhd.State.Ma.Us, 10 PARK PLAZA ROOM 7210
  • Ma Hwy Dept Yard Appleton St (Lat: 42.418611 Lon: -71.200833), Type: 73.2, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 9083067729, Tdiguise@mobile.Bam.Com, 180 WASHINGTON VALLEY ROAD
  • Ma Hwy Dept Yard Appleton Street (Lat: 42.418333 Lon: -71.201389), Type: 73.2, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 7816486100, , 519 APPLETON STREET
  • Ma Hwy Dept Yard Appleton Street (Lat: 42.418056 Lon: -71.201389), Type: 73.2, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 7816486100, , 519 APPLETON STREET
  • Ma Hwy Dept Yard Appleton St (Lat: 42.418611 Lon: -71.200833), Type: 73.2, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 9083067729, Tdiguise@mobile.Bam.Com, 180 WASHINGTON VALLEY RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

172 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Arlington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Arlington)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$378,675476$322,9812,021$296,66291$158,9782$2,275,00066$328,0001$485,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$523,50019$298,21192$313,0657$76,8570$02$238,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$331,50032$348,750213$321,79319$92,4210$020$279,1000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$410,83352$341,115201$314,01011$201,0910$08$360,8750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$010$300,00069$314,0145$178,6000$05$332,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3561.00 , 3562.00, 3563.00, 3564.00, 3565.00, 3566.01, 3566.02, 3567.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$348,50642$342,119
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$316,07119$325,842
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$320,50012$297,917
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$365,6671$305,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$450,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3561.00 , 3562.00, 3563.00, 3564.00, 3565.00, 3566.01, 3566.02, 3567.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 92
  • Hazardous Condition: 386
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Arlington


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

Most common first names in Arlington, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,00982.0 years
John79176.3 years
William38976.5 years
Margaret36781.7 years
Joseph36176.9 years
James33375.6 years
Helen31880.8 years
George25876.6 years
Charles24277.1 years
Catherine23483.2 years
Most common last names in Arlington, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan12477.8 years
Smith10978.2 years
Murphy10078.4 years
Obrien8179.5 years
Mccarthy7780.0 years
Walsh7177.8 years
Johnson7077.6 years
Donovan5977.2 years
Mahoney5581.3 years
Anderson5178.1 years
Businesses in Arlington, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
CVS2Panera Bread1
DHL1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts4Starbucks2
FedEx2Trader Joe's1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jones New York1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walgreens2
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  • Hamid Assarpour (36)
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  • Daniel Perlman (32)
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  • R. Blake Pepinsky (31)
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Total of 3511 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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