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Population in 2010: 16,593. Population change since 2000: +13.1%
 

Males: 8,066  (48.6%)
Females: 8,527  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01721.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $92,461 (it was $68,392 in 2000)
Ashland:

$92,461
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $43,133

Ashland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $338,585 (it was $209,600 in 2000)
Ashland:

$338,585
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $406,138; Detached houses: $433,984; Townhouses or other attached units: $335,354; In 2-unit structures: $325,907; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $347,538; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $229,371; Mobile homes: $193,532
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Ashland races chart
  • White alone - 13,530 (81.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1,450 (8.7%)
  • Hispanic - 740 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 369 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 252 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 236 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashland: 271.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (24.8%), Italian (20.3%), English (15.6%), German (6.4%), French (5.6%), United States (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1846

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,334 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1,433 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 2.5% Asia, 2.2% Latin America).

This town:  9.8%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Massachusetts as of July 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashland to the number of sex offenders is 1,923 to 1.


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

Ashland town:  1.4% ($2,954)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (3.3 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (19.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (166.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Framingham, MA (1.8 miles ), Cordaville, MA (1.9 miles ), Hopkinton, MA (2.0 miles ), Holliston, MA (2.1 miles ), Southborough, MA (2.2 miles ), Sherborn, MA (2.2 miles ), Natick, MA (2.4 miles ), Cochituate, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 106 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 1998: 69 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 1999: 84 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2001: 95 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2005: 67 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $193,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.26 N, Longitude: 71.46 W

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ashland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.06.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2324577534233
per 100,000 14.020.313.526.032.445.244.731.618.824.713.118.017.7
Robberies 0311010510023
per 100,000 0.020.36.76.50.06.50.031.66.30.00.012.017.7
Assaults 452033918131916161325148
per 100,000 316.1135.6222.158.4116.684.0121.5101.2100.580.4163.683.947.3
Burglaries 16323326151726255644505356
per 100,000 112.4217.0222.1168.897.2109.8166.2158.0351.6272.2327.2317.5331.0
Thefts 5476644038484350981151199874
per 100,000 379.3515.5430.8259.7246.2310.0274.9316.1615.3711.5778.8587.0437.5
Auto thefts 244344799712913
per 100,000 14.027.126.919.525.925.844.756.956.543.378.553.976.9
Arson 2301221204011
per 100,000 14.020.30.06.513.012.96.412.60.024.70.06.05.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 102.791.195.974.170.880.289.886.794.590.4107.888.278.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Ashland, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Ashland town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 76% 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 86.2 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 42.3 miles away from Ashland center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 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 39.5 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 74.0 miles away from Ashland center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 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).
Ashland topographic map

Birthplace of: William McCarthy (baseball) - Baseball player, Lou Perini - Baseball executive.


Hospital/medical center in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND MANOR NH (Nursing Home, 25 CENTRAL ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ashland:

  • BETHANY SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FRAMINGHAM, MA)
  • FRAMINGHAM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FRAMINGHAM, MA)
  • CARLYLE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FRAMINGHAM, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Ashland, MA

Amtrak stations near Ashland:

  • 3 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: ashlandmass.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • Framingham State College (about 3 miles; Framingham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,195)
  • Wellesley College (about 9 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,186)
  • Babson College (about 11 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 11 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Brandeis University (about 13 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Bentley University (about 16 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)
  • Boston College (about 16 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,345)

Public high school in Ashland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

  • METROWEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 138; Location: 280 PLEASANT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 34; Location: 367 POND ST; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Ashland, School District: ASHLAND

Library in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $305,289; Location: 66 FRONT ST.; 45,207 books; 2,547 audio materials; 2,908 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ashland: Ashland Station (A), Ashland Fire Department Station 1 (B), Ashland Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (C), Ashland Public Library (D), Ashland High School Library (E), Northeastern University Warren Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Romeos Shopping Center (1), Ashland Square Shopping Center (2), Shaws Townline Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ashland: Federated Church of Ashland (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Wildwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Cold Spring Pond (A), Reservoir Pond (B), Hopkinton State Park Swimming Pool Reservoir (C), Sudbury River Reservoir (D), Ashland Reservoir (E), Guinea Meadow Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Ashland include: Hopkinton State Park (1), Stone Park (2), Ashland State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Mill Pond Rest Home (84 Myrtle Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
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
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 CO  SO2 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.8. This is about average.
City:

35.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 40 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.422. This is worse than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.422
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.64. This is about average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.64
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1

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

ASHLAND WATER & SEWER DEPT. (Population served: 15826, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1998 and MAR-22-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-22-1999), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2000)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1997 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-17-1997)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1997 and JUL-07-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-28-2000)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.0%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ashland, MA

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2010:

  • 24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Ashland in 2000:

  • 26 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Ashland compared to Massachusetts state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Ashland Branch at 2 West Union Street, branch established on 1978/02/21. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Ashland Branch at 12 Front Street, branch established on 1954/11/22. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ashland Branch at 300 Elliot Street, branch established on 1980/10/27. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Shaw's Townline Plaza Branch at 361 Pond Street, branch established on 1986/11/03. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Ashland town (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 Ashland:

  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJM-FM (91.3 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; SUDBURY, MA; Owner: SUDBURY VALLEY B'CASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • 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)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $17,434,000
Total average daily traffic: 152,740
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,366

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashland, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ashland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Chestnut St. Pump Station (Lat: 42.256722 Lon: -71.454417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPYE929, Licensee ID: L00024125
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2003, Expiration Date: 07/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2005, Certifier: Joseph D Celano
    Registrant: Ashland, Town Of, 20 Ponderosa Rd, Ashland, MA 01721, Phone: (508) 881-0120, Fax: (508) 881-2355
  • Johnson Pump Station (Lat: 42.263083 Lon: -71.489028), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPYF769
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2003, Expiration Date: 08/04/2013, Certifier: Joseph D Celano
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Chestnut St Pump Station (Lat: 42.256722 Lon: -71.454417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPYP392
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2003, Expiration Date: 09/22/2013, Certifier: Joseph D Celano
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Inc., Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.247028 Lon: -71.424500, Call Sign: KEG695
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.150 MHz, 455.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/1980

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ASHLAND, Lat: 42.240056 Lon: -71.448611, Call Sign: WQLM907
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2010, Expiration Date: 03/11/2020, Certifier: Jayne Gourdeau
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 12WR , Serial Number: 18263552, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John E Kinney, 8 Mulberry Ln, Ashland, MA 01721, Other Owners: James C Geanakos
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-20 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (None)
    N-Number: 3252N , Serial Number: 20587, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Mark D Koepper, 9 Barry Dr, Ashland, MA 01721
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4829F , Serial Number: 17273086, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1979
    Registrant (Individual): John J Gallagher, 17 Oak Street, Ashland, MA 01721
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77840 , Serial Number: 3567, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Weller, 42 Arrowhead Cir, Ashland, MA 01721
  • Aircraft: CULVERWELL JUSTIN REVOLUTION MINI 500 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 8072R , Serial Number: 400
    Registrant (Individual): Justin P Culverwell, 58 Prospect St, Ashland, MA 01721


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 84
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Ashland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, MA
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CVS2Payless1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts3Sears1
FedEx3Shaw's1
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS3
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