Ashburnham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,081.
Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 3,089  (50.8%)
Females: 2,992  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01430.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,717 (it was $55,568 in 2000)
Ashburnham:

$81,717
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,095 (it was $21,659 in 2000)

Ashburnham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $260,599 (it was $132,200 in 2000)
Ashburnham:

$260,599
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Ashburnham: 130.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Ashburnham, MA (2010)
    • 5,71393.9%White alone
    • 1552.5%Hispanic
    • 791.3%Two or more races
    • 711.2%Asian alone
    • 530.9%Black alone
    • 60.10%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ashburnham, Massachusetts as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashburnham is 2,027 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ashburnham by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
2
(33.1)
2
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.4)
2
(32.3)
3
(48.3)
2
(32.2)
1
(16.0)
1
(15.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.2)
2
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(237.9)
5
(83.1)
12
(197.9)
5
(83.2)
9
(148.7)
11
(181.8)
8
(130.8)
9
(146.2)
2
(32.4)
6
(96.9)
8
(128.9)
8
(128.9)
5
(79.9)
5
(78.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
35
(594.7)
34
(565.1)
36
(593.6)
18
(299.6)
16
(264.3)
23
(380.2)
18
(294.2)
20
(324.9)
20
(324.4)
22
(355.4)
16
(257.8)
11
(177.2)
9
(143.9)
4
(63.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(679.7)
26
(432.1)
29
(478.2)
25
(416.0)
39
(644.2)
56
(925.6)
48
(784.6)
36
(584.9)
44
(713.6)
33
(533.1)
48
(773.4)
34
(547.9)
40
(639.5)
17
(268.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(152.9)
3
(49.9)
3
(49.5)
2
(33.3)
3
(49.6)
4
(66.1)
2
(32.7)
3
(48.7)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
3
(47.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(66.6)
5
(82.6)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)160.9110.7148.761.996.1131.7106.984.289.8102.4114.785.970.547.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ashburnham, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (25.7%), French (21.2%), French Canadian (14.7%), English (13.0%), Italian (11.1%), German (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1765

Elevation: 1028 feet

Land area: 38.7 square miles.

Population density: 157 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashburnham, Massachusetts map

235 residents are foreign born (2.0% North America, 1.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:

4.2%
Massachusetts:

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

1.5% ($1,934)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (23.8 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (48.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (160.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

South Ashburnham, MA (1.8 miles ),
Winchendon, MA (2.5 miles ),
Ashby, MA (2.5 miles ),
Gardner, MA (2.6 miles ),
New Ipswich, NH (2.7 miles ),
Rindge, NH (2.7 miles ),
Baldwinville, MA (2.8 miles ),
Westminster, MA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 71.93 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Ashburnham, MA in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $384,300
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $332,600
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $304,300
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $273,600
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $285,500
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $209,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashburnham, MA residents
Average permit cost in Ashburnham, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Ashburnham, MA
Historical housing units in Ashburnham, MA
Most common industries in Ashburnham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Ashburnham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)

Average climate in Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ashburnham, Massachusetts average temperatures Ashburnham, Massachusetts average precipitation Ashburnham, Massachusetts humidity Ashburnham, Massachusetts wind speed Ashburnham, Massachusetts snowfall Ashburnham, Massachusetts sunshine Ashburnham, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
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 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.150
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.809. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.809
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ashburnham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Ashburnham town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashburnham-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% 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 150.7 miles away from Ashburnham 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 154.9 miles away from Ashburnham 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 60.6 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 27.8 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 259.8 miles away from Ashburnham center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from Ashburnham 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashburnham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashburnham:

  • NAUKEAG HOSPITAL CORPORATION (216 LAKE RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ashburnham:

  • GARDNER VNA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • WACHUSETT MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • HEYWOOD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • WACHUSETT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • LEGEND REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GARDNER, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashburnham:

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 6 miles; Gardner, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,143)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 9 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 11 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 25 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Keene State College (about 26 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Assumption College (about 26 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 28 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

Public high school in Ashburnham:

Private high school in Ashburnham:

  • CUSHING ACADEMY (Students: 411, Location: 39 SCHOOL ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashburnham:

See full list of schools located in Ashburnham

Library in Ashburnham:

  • STEVENS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $265,228; Location: 20 MEMORIAL DRIVE; 39,708 books; 928 audio materials; 2,587 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ashburnham: Camp Split Rock (A), Ashburnham Town Hall (B), Ashburnham Fire Department South Station (C), Ashburnham Fire Department Headquarters (D), Stevens Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ashburnham include: Saint Annes Church (A), Peoples Congregational Church (B), Ashburnham Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Dennis Cemetery (1), The New Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Watatic Pond (A), Ward Pond (B), Wallace Pond (C), Lower Naukeag Lake (D), Jeffs Pond (E), Cheshire Pond (F), Whitney Pond (G), Lincoln Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Laws Brook (A), Bear Meadow Brook (B), Bluefield Brook (C), Brown Brook (D), Estees Brook (E), Whitemans Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ashburnham include: Bickford Field (1), Watatic Mountain State Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Harrison Carroll Hobart - Politician.

Worcester 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 Ashburnham and their reported violations in the past:

ASHBURNHAM WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,670, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations

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

  • ASH/WIN JOINT WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 204 LAKE ROAD , Population served: 9,221, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.3%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.4%
107 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
60 people in college/university student housing in 2010
17 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Ashburnham (2011 data):

  • Athol Savings Bank: Ashburnham Branch at 52 Main Street, branch established on 1972/09/15. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $327.4 mil, Deposits: $277.2 mil, headquarters in Athol, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ashburnham:

Marital status in Ashburnham, MA
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ashburnham:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashburnham, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Worcester County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)

Businesses in Ashburnham, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashburnham:

  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 3 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GARDNER, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashburnham:

  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashburnham:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
Ashburnham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ashburnham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.8mTotal length
  • $1,383,000Total costs
  • 3,727Total average daily traffic
  • 70Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,338Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 9004, 87 Byfield Rd (Lat: 42.674167 Lon: -71.867778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68.6 m, Overall height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: WPXE383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17745.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12676 , Serial Number: 17262167, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Victor A Berry, 101 Kelton Rd, Ashburnham, MA 01430, Other Owners: Paul E Coccari, Gerard P Palace
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 225JS , Serial Number: 17274385, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/1981
    Registrant (Individual): John Skrzypczak, 44 Crosby Rd, Ashburnham, MA 01430
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714CY , Serial Number: 15079085, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy W Hess, 61 Russell Hill Rd, Ashburnham, MA 01430

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 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 51 took place in 2002, and the least - 5 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashburnham, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.8%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashburnham, MA
    • 17052.8%Structure Fires
    • 11134.5%Outside Fires
    • 288.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 134.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashburnham, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashburnham, MA
  • 83.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashburnham, MA
  • 72.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood


Ashburnham 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.

Ashburnham on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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  • John J. Elliott, Jr. (3)
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  • James Barrette (3)
  • Christopher David Wells (3)
  • Matthew Thomas Susa (1)
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