Avon, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,356. Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 2,109  (48.4%)
Females: 2,247  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02322.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,428 (it was $50,305 in 2000)
Avon:

$67,428
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,992 (it was $24,410 in 2000)

Avon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $352,413 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Avon:

$352,413
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $415,747; Detached houses: $414,602; Townhouses or other attached units: $417,798; In 2-unit structures: $424,355; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $458,797
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Avon races chart
  • White alone - 3,615 (83.0%)
  • Black alone - 414 (9.5%)
  • Asian alone - 120 (2.8%)
  • Hispanic - 121 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Avon: 314.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (35.6%), Italian (22.6%), English (10.7%), United States (5.8%), French (5.7%), German (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 219 feet

Land area: 4.38 square miles.

Population density: 995 people per square mile   (low).

Avon,MA real estate house value index trend

Avon, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Avon:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avon town:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

155 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:  3.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Avon, Massachusetts as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Avon to the number of sex offenders is 4,375 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Avon town:  1.0% ($1,684)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Avon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (3.0 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (14.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (171.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Holbrook, MA (1.6 miles ), Brockton, MA (1.7 miles ), Stoughton, MA (1.8 miles ), Randolph, MA (1.9 miles ), Abington, MA (2.2 miles ), Canton, MA (2.3 miles ), Easton, MA (2.5 miles ), Whitman, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $218,600
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $241,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 71.05 W

Avon household income distribution Avon home values distribution

Crime rates in Avon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.022.80.0
Rapes 113010002001
per 100,000 22.422.267.40.022.90.00.00.045.90.00.022.6
Robberies 4122113124130
per 100,000 89.622.244.945.322.9297.823.246.791.923.168.40.0
Assaults 45791915N/A45738
per 100,000 89.6111.2157.2204.0434.5343.6N/A93.3114.8161.968.4180.7
Burglaries 142727204213262320263429
per 100,000 313.6600.3606.3453.4960.4297.8603.2536.8459.3601.4775.7655.1
Thefts 115159105130120133150161108106158124
per 100,000 2576.23534.92358.02947.22744.13046.33480.33757.32480.52452.03604.82801.0
Auto thefts 2299111695115742
per 100,000 492.8200.1202.1249.4365.9206.1116.0256.7114.8161.991.345.2
Arson N/A00N/A00N/AN/A000N/A
per 100,000 N/A0.00.0N/A0.00.0N/AN/A0.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 236.4256.2262.0233.1331.3330.2N/A250.9237.2200.3297.3224.5

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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 Avon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Avon, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Avon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Avon 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 9.4 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from the city 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 99.4 miles away from Avon 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 211.8 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 212.1 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 65.0 miles away from Avon center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Avon topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST YEARS INC (MISCELLANEOUS PLASTIC PRODUCTS), WESTERBEKE CORP (MOTORS & GENERATORS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Avon:

  • GREENWOOD TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • GUARDIAN CENTER (THE) (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • BROCKTON REGIONAL KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • BLUE HILLS CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; STOUGHTON, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-BLUE HILLS ALZHEIMER'S (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; STOUGHTON, MA)
  • BROCKTON KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • GODDARD MEM AND CARDINAL CUSHING MED CTR (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)

Amtrak stations near Avon:

  • 9 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.
  • 16 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.
  • 16 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avon:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 5 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 5 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Curry College (about 9 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Quincy College (about 10 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 11 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 14 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)

Public high school in Avon:

Public elementary/middle school in Avon:

Private elementary/middle school in Avon:

  • AVON CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 40; Location: 152 HIGHLAND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Avon

Library in Avon:

  • AVON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $342,963; Location: 280 WEST MAIN ST.; 42,655 books; 1,640 audio materials; 1,810 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Avon: Avon Industrial Park (A), Avon Fire Department (B), Avon Public Library (C), National Fire Protection Agency (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Avon include: FIRST YEARS INC (A), WESTERBEKE CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Brockton Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Avon: D W Field Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Blanchard H L Museum (188 Main Street).

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.54
U.S.:

9.14

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

AVON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,650, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2008)
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

6.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.1%
Whole state:

4.4%

Avon compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.

Banks with branches in Avon (2011 data):

  • Avon Co-operative Bank: Avon Co-Operative Bank at 1 East Main Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $67.9 mil, Deposits: $58.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Avon Branch at 299 Pond Street, branch established on 1974/05/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Avon town (based on Norfolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here: 74.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

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

12.9%
State:

16.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Avon:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avon:

  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Avon:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Avon, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 46
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 53
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 107
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Avon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $1,083,000
Total average daily traffic: 158,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 17,380
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 229,472

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Marin Fettman, 100 Ladge Drive (4bs0591d) (Lat: 42.122639 Lon: -71.031361), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Dan Menser, 100 Ladge Drive (4bs0591d) (Lat: 42.122639 Lon: -71.031361), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 100 Ladge Drive (4bs0591d) (Lat: 42.122639 Lon: -71.031361), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Fire & Police Station N Main St (Lat: 42.124833 Lon: -71.034222), Call Sign: KTI570
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/2011, Expiration Date: 03/06/2022
    Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • REPEATER-MAIN, 212 Page Street (Lat: 42.132778 Lon: -71.051944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPLS866
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.750 MHz, 482.750 MHz, 483.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2012, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Jackson G Macomber
    Registrant: Avon Fire Department, 150 Main Street, Avon, MA 02322, Phone: (508) 583-5361, Fax: (508) 583-0002, Email:
  • 80 Stockwell Dr (Lat: 42.123167 Lon: -71.053667), Call Sign: WNGX550, Licensee ID: L00947682
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, 158.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2004, Expiration Date: 01/26/2015
    Registrant: Horizon Beverage Co, 80 Stockwell Dr, Avon, MA 02322, Phone: (508) 587-1110
  • Lat: 42.132222 Lon: -71.040278, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWC284
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/08/2022, Certifier: Jackson Macomber
    Registrant: Signal Communications Corporation, 4 Wheeling Ave, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-0998, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:
  • 80 Stockwell Ave. (Lat: 42.130556 Lon: -71.041667), Call Sign: WPZQ739
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.887 MHz, 461.387 MHz, 461.537 MHz, 461.587 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2004, Expiration Date: 02/23/2014, Certifier: Michael J Epstein
    Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:
  • Lat: 42.136222 Lon: -71.042556, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQCP960
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015, Certifier: Peter Clark
    Registrant: Newcom, 575 Washngton Street, Pembroke, MA 02359, Phone: (781) 826-7989, Fax: (781) 826-7131, Email:
  • Lat: 42.133806 Lon: -71.062056, Call Sign: WQJL570
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2008, Expiration Date: 10/23/2018, Certifier: David Tessin
    Registrant: Fox Ridge Communications Inc., 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-7991, Fax: (717) 334-5656, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • AVON, Bodwell St Ext (Lat: 42.140083 Lon: -71.055861), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMS283, Licensee ID: L00000722
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/27/1999
    Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 180 Washington Valley Rd, Bedminster, NJ 07921
  • AVON, 15 Grant Dr (Lat: 42.128556 Lon: -71.069417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMW220
    Assigned Frequencies: 10602.5 MHz, 10566.2 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Avon, 15 Grant Drive (Lat: 42.128556 Lon: -71.069417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQCP834
    Assigned Frequencies: 10572.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2005, Expiration Date: 04/26/2015, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • AVON, Lat: 42.130556 Lon: -71.041389, Call Sign: WQFA757
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.668 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Certifier: John Tetreault
    Registrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:
  • PARKER 1, 21 Parker Drive (Lat: 42.138500 Lon: -71.059444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQID944
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Avon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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: 20390 , Serial Number: 17261250, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1972
    Registrant (Individual): George R Hatch, Po Box 486, Avon, MA 02322
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64CG , Serial Number: D-7674, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1964
    Registrant (Individual): John Ornellas, 5 Hamman Cir, Avon, MA 02322
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7742W , Serial Number: 28-1751, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): George R Hatch, Po Box 486, Avon, MA 02322, Other Owners: Damian E Frattasio

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Avon

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Avon, MA
Businesses in Avon, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ashley Furniture2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Costco1Staples1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
DressBarn1T-Mobile3
Dressbarn1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts4UPS4
FedEx4Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2
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