For population 25 years and over in Berkley:
For population 15 years and over in Berkley town:
164 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taunton, MA (5.3 miles , pop. 55,976).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (34.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (166.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Dighton, MA (1.8 miles ), Freetown, MA (2.1 miles ), Taunton, MA (2.3 miles ), Lakeville, MA (2.5 miles ), Somerset, MA (2.6 miles ), North Lakeville, MA (2.7 miles ), Raynham, MA (2.8 miles ), Raynham Center, MA (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 71.08 W
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Berkley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Work and jobs in Berkley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Berkley, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Berkley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Berkley town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Berkley-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 71.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from Berkley center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 12.6 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 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from Berkley center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Berkley:
Airports and other landing facilities located in Berkley:
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Amtrak station near Berkley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berkley:
Public elementary/middle schools in Berkley:
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Private elementary/middle school in Berkley:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Berkley compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Berkley town (based on Bristol County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 109
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Berkley:
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TV broadcast stations around Berkley:
See more detailed statistics of Berkley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $4,521,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,049
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 32,691
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Berkley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Berkley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Berkley)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Berkley, MA
Total of 249 patent applications in 2008-2014.