Barre, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,009.
Population change since 2000: -12.3%
Males: 405  (40.2%)
Females: 604  (59.8%)
Median resident age:

47.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 01005.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $70,632 (it was $49,028 in 2000)
Barre:

$70,632
MA:

$89,645

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $42,408 (it was $25,972 in 2000)

Barre CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $304,731 (it was $135,200 in 2000)
Barre:

$304,731
MA:

$480,600

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $386,506; detached houses: $406,348; townhouses or other attached units: $341,546; in 2-unit structures: $287,166; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $353,895; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,005; mobile homes: $102,524

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,093.

March 2022 cost of living index in Barre: 112.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 2.5%

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According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Barre, Massachusetts as of September 23, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Barre is 115 to 1.


Crime rates in Barre by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(18.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.3)
2
(36.7)
2
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(110.0)
3
(54.8)
1
(18.2)
2
(35.8)
1
(17.9)
4
(71.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(36.6)
2
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(219.5)
16
(293.3)
9
(163.8)
18
(333.5)
28
(515.6)
13
(237.9)
20
(366.8)
18
(328.9)
29
(529.1)
12
(214.6)
14
(251.2)
11
(197.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(329.2)
21
(385.0)
17
(309.3)
30
(555.8)
35
(644.4)
24
(439.2)
23
(421.8)
18
(328.9)
9
(164.2)
8
(143.1)
1
(17.9)
2
(35.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(1,226)
47
(861.6)
35
(636.8)
45
(833.6)
71
(1,307)
51
(933.4)
27
(495.1)
33
(603.0)
21
(383.1)
11
(196.7)
10
(179.4)
6
(107.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(73.2)
4
(73.3)
4
(72.8)
9
(166.7)
2
(36.8)
5
(91.5)
3
(55.0)
10
(182.7)
2
(36.5)
1
(17.9)
7
(125.6)
1
(18.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.4)
3
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
2
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index147.4166.3114.8157.8218.2123.0215.1176.9150.290.888.5141.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Barre, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 10 (9 officers - 8 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: American (34.9%), English (15.9%), Dutch (15.1%), Irish (13.1%), Italian (12.6%), Finnish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1774

Elevation: 886 feet

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 624 people per square mile   (low).

Barre, Massachusetts map

23 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,708 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $3,157 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (18.7 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (52.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (142.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Oakham, MA (2.4 miles ),
Petersham, MA (2.6 miles ),
Hubbardston, MA (2.6 miles ),
Hardwick, MA (2.6 miles ),
New Braintree, MA (2.7 miles ),
Rutland, MA (3.0 miles ),
Phillipston, MA (3.2 miles ),
North Brookfield, MA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 72.11 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Barre, MA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Barre, MA in 2021
Barre satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 9 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 2020: 12 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $243,900
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Barre, MA residents
Average permit cost in Barre, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

3.9%
Most common industries in Barre, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Machinery (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.4%)
  • Educational services (24.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Barre, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Engineers (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.8%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)

Average climate in Barre, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Barre, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.425. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.425
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.21. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.21
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Barre-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Barre place 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 6.6 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barre-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 71% 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 154.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from Barre 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) earthquake occurred 164.2 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 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from Barre 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 10.2 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
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).
Barre topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Barre:

  • RUTLAND HEIGHTS HOSP- SNF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUTLAND, MA)
  • TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • LEGEND REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • WACHUSETT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • GARDNER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GARDNER, MA)

Airports and heliports located in Barre:

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Amtrak station near Barre:

  • 20 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barre:

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 14 miles; Gardner, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,143)
  • Assumption College (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester State University (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Clark University (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)

Public high schools in Barre:

  • QUABBIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,023, Location: 800 SOUTH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • IB SCHOOL OF QUABBIN (Location: 800 SOUTH STREET, Grades: 11-12)

Private high school in Barre:

  • STETSON SCHOOL (Students: 74, Location: 455 SOUTH ST, Grades: 5-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Barre:

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Library in Barre:

  • WOODS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,694; Location: 19 PLEASANT ST.; 31,906 books; 1,606 audio materials; 3,691 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Barre Health Center is located on Worcester Rd. in Barre. It is run by the University of Massachusetts, who just broke ground on a new building which will more than double it's capacity as well as offer services such as MRI's, mamograms ect...

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Notable locations in Barre: Barre Ambulance Service (A), Barre Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B), Goldsmith's Greenhouse (C), Ruggles Lane School Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barre include: Saint Josephs Church (A), Barre Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Park in Barre: Barre Common District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Barre Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; On The Commen), Eon Products Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 411 Sheldon Road), Nofa-Mass (Amusement & Theme Parks; 411 Sheldon Road), Central Quabbin Area Tourist Center (20 Common).

Hotel: Jenkins Inn & Restaurant (7 West Street).

Birthplace of: Daniel Ruggles - Confederate Army general, Walker Lewis - African abolitionist, Joseph B. Plummer - Union Army general, Martin Harty - Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

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 Barre and their reported violations in the past:

BARRE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 4,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-11-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2011)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
BARRE MHP/WATERWHEEL VILLAGE (Population served: 114, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2009)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.3%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Barre (2011 data):

  • Athol Savings Bank: Barre Branch at 560 Summer Street, branch established on 2003/01/21. 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
  • Barre Savings Bank: at 56 Common St, branch established on 1869/05/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $144.3 mil, Deposits: $108.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Barre:

Marital status in Barre, MA
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Barre:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Barre
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barre, 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
This 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.
State:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Barre:

44.0%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Barre:

27.9
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Barre:

17.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barre:

10.9%
Massachusetts:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.3%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

59.3%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Barre:

85.9%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barre, MA Residents

4.71% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($76,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Massachusetts average:

6.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.47% ($89,300 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.34% ($92,805)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.30% ($86,618)


4.84% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($87,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Massachusetts average:

7.18%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.87% ($84,464 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.23% ($87,004)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.21% ($97,580)
Businesses in Barre, MA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Barre:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, 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)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barre:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Barre:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Barre, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents39
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:19
  • Fatalities35
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents66
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count11472
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15967
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3734
  • Fatalities12373
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26363
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents853
See more detailed statistics of Barre fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.7mTotal length
  • $16,205,000Total costs
  • 27,390Total average daily traffic
  • 2,198Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,060Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Barre, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Barre, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barre)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Shaft 8 Quabbin Aqueduct (Lat: 42.393139 Lon: -72.059528), Call Sign: KCB870, Licensee ID: L00003516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2015, Expiration Date: 10/05/2025, Registrant: Massachusetts Commonwealth Of, Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2222, Fax: (774) 462-3768, Email:
  • West St (Lat: 42.436194 Lon: -72.103694), Call Sign: WZT705, Licensee ID: L00046241,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2004, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2014, Registrant: E P Wine Inc, 160 West St, Barre, MA 01005-0639

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Barre, Lat: 42.433389 Lon: -72.115000, Call Sign: WQAS953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2014, Certifier: Richard Wheeler, Registrant: Sensus Metering, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Barre, Near 840 Pleasant St (Lat: 42.443083 Lon: -72.119972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WRJV602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2020, Expiration Date: 11/03/2030, Certifier: Michael Moriarty, Registrant: Modular Communications, 466 Townsend Road, Mason, NH 03048, Phone: (603) 217-2346, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barre)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2489N, N2489N, N-2489N, Serial Number: 38-79A0871, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph L Deschamps, 30 Jackson Ln, Barre, MA 01005
  • Aircraft: KOLB AIRCRAFT INC FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61209, N61209, N-61209, Serial Number: 001, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 10/09/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Scott S Perky, 149 Lockwood Rd, Barre, MA 01005

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,6604$152,3781$102,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$264,5200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$121,3500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7221.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$194,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7221.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barre, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Barre, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2016, and the least - 8 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Barre, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.3%), and Outside Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Barre, MA
    • 23951.3%Structure Fires
    • 17036.5%Outside Fires
    • 5211.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barre, MA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barre, MA
  • 76.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Utility gas


Barre compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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