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Population in 2010: 40,243. Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 

Males: 20,293  (50.4%)
Females: 19,950  (49.6%)

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

Zip codes: 01821.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $91,660 (it was $67,799 in 2000)
Billerica:

$91,660
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,016

Billerica town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $325,338 (it was $201,400 in 2000)
Billerica:

$325,338
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $363,009; Detached houses: $371,501; Townhouses or other attached units: $353,017; In 2-unit structures: $375,741; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $460,672; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,702; Mobile homes: $155,446

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Billerica races chart
  • White alone - 35,568 (88.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2,186 (5.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,035 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 826 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 498 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 74 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 48 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Billerica: 267.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (33.8%), Italian (24.1%), English (13.4%), French (8.4%), German (6.0%), French Canadian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1655

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 25.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,555 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Billerica:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Billerica town:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

2,426 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.1% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This town:  6.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Billerica, Massachusetts as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Billerica to the number of sex offenders is 3,322 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:

Billerica town:  1.2% ($2,435)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (6.5 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (18.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (187.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Pinehurst, MA (1.4 miles ), Tewksbury, MA (1.9 miles ), Bedford, MA (2.0 miles ), Burlington, MA (2.1 miles ), Wilmington, MA (2.1 miles ), Carlisle, MA (2.2 miles ), Chelmsford, MA (2.5 miles ), Lowell, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 107 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 94 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2001: 91 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2004: 140 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2005: 285 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2010: 96 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2012: 79 buildings, average cost: $170,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.55 N, Longitude: 71.26 W

Area codes: 978, 508

Billerica household income distribution Billerica home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Billerica by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.02.50.00.00.00.00.00.02.4
Rapes 12410249101010
per 100,000 2.65.110.12.50.05.09.620.925.324.724.4
Robberies 43673474977
per 100,000 10.27.615.217.77.59.916.89.322.817.317.1
Assaults 4162123342629N/AN/A4138
per 100,000 10.240.553.258.285.364.769.8N/AN/A101.392.6
Burglaries 4746628055877411210512489
per 100,000 120.0116.6157.0202.6138.1216.4178.0260.1265.7306.3217.0
Thefts 317410338352347500478437462467356
per 100,000 809.41038.9856.0891.4871.01243.71149.91014.91169.11153.4868.0
Auto thefts 4147273733473718252823
per 100,000 104.7119.168.493.782.8116.989.041.863.369.256.1
Arson 36431011344
per 100,000 7.715.210.17.62.50.02.42.37.69.99.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 58.676.777.084.773.398.096.1N/AN/A123.1106.6

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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 Billerica detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 73 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Billerica-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Billerica town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Billerica-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 69% 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 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Billerica center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 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 55.6 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 50.8 miles away from Billerica 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 24.3 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).
Billerica topographic map

Birthplace of: Julius Sumner Miller - Educator, Charles Mears - Businessman, Tom Fitzgerald - NHL player (Boston Bruins, born: Aug 28, 1968), Tom Fitzgerald (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Dennis McCauley - Ice hockey player, Dean Jenkins - Professional ice hockey player, Onslow Stearns - Politician, Paul Miller (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

Main business address for: CSP INC /MA/ (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), VIISAGE TECHNOLOGY INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), AMERICAN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING INC (X-RAY APPARATUS & TUBES & RELATED IRRADIATION APPARATUS), GSI LUMONICS INC (MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), SIPEX CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), MYKROLIS CORP (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS), BRUKER BIOSCIENCES CORP (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Billerica:

  • COUNTRY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 80 BOSTON ROAD)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MERRIMACK VALLEY (Nursing Home, 80 BOSTON ROAD)
  • SIMMONS NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 317 BOSTON ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Billerica, MA

Amtrak stations near Billerica:

  • 7 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 17 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 18 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.

Local government website: www.town.billerica.ma.us

College/University in Billerica:

  • Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical School (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 100 Cook St; Public; Website: www.shawsheen.tec.ma.us)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Billerica:

  • Middlesex Community College (about 5 miles; Bedford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,209)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 8 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 8,432)
  • Bentley University (about 12 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)
  • Tufts University (about 13 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,397)
  • Brandeis University (about 14 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Lesley University (about 15 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Harvard University (about 15 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)

Public high schools in Billerica:

Public elementary/middle schools in Billerica:

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Library in Billerica:

  • BILLERICA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,314,655; Location: 15 CONCORD RD.; 115,291 books; 7,099 audio materials; 8,487 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 245 print serial subscriptions; 20 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Tommy Glavine professional baseball player, still active

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Notable locations in Billerica: North Billerica Station (A), Billerica Fire Department Station 4 (B), Billerica Fire Department Station 3 (C), Billerica Fire Department Station 5 (D), Billerica Fire Department Station 2 (E), Billerica Public Library (F), Billerica Town Hall (G), Dutile Elementary School Library (H), Billerica Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (I), Billerica Memorial High School Library (J), Parker School Library (K), Locke Middle School Library (L), Middlesex County House of Corrections (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Treble Cove Shopping Center (1), Towne Shopping Center (2), Middlesex Mall (3), Billerica Shopping Mall Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Billerica include: Saint Annes Episcopal Church (A), Sabbath Day House (B), New Colony Baptist Church (C), First Parish Unitarian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fox Hill Cemetery (1), South Cemetery (2), North Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Nutting Lake (A), Richardson Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Winning Pond (D), Mitchell Pond (E), College Pond (F), Concord River Reservoir (G), Great Swap (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Billerica include: Kilrausch Playground (1), Ackerson Playground (2), Billerica Mills Historic District (3), Billerica Town Common Historic District (4), Potters Playground (5), Warren H Manning State Park (6), Camp Oak (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Bedford-Burlington- MA (25 Middlesex Turnpike) (1), Homewood Suites Boston-Billerica (35 Middlesex Tpke) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Middlesex County - Sheriff's Dept- House Of Correction (Treble Cove Road) (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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.3. This is about average.
City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.274. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

BILLERICA WATER DEPT (Population served: 38981, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1998 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1997 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1997 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-1999)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

3.8%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Billerica, MA

People in group quarters in Billerica in 2010:

  • 798 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Billerica in 2000:

  • 973 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Billerica 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Billerica (2011 data):

  • Enterprise Bank and Trust Company: Billerica Branch at 674 Boston Road, branch established on 1995/06/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,488.4 mil, Deposits: $1,333.6 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Enterprise Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Billerica Branch at 449 D Boston Road, branch established on 1916/01/01. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Billerica - 508 Boston Road Branch at 508 Boston Road, branch established on 1975/01/20. 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.
  • StonehamBank, A Co-operative Bank: Billerica Branch at 493 Boston Road, branch established on 1975/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $426.3 mil, Deposits: $297.2 mil, headquarters in Stoneham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank: Billerica Branch at 700 Boston Road, branch established on 1956/11/05. Info updated 2011/09/19: Bank assets: $738.4 mil, Deposits: $601.2 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Lowell Five Bancorp Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Billerica Branch at 464 Boston Road, branch established on 1944/12/02. 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
  • Northern Bank & Trust Company: Billerica Branch at 482 Boston Road, branch established on 1976/12/06. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $734.7 mil, Deposits: $586.1 mil, headquarters in Woburn, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Billerica, Massachusetts:

  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 35 Middlesex Tpke, Billerica, MA 01821 , Phone: (978) 670-7111, Fax: (978) 670-1166
  • Hampton Inn, 25 Middlesex Tpke, Billerica, MA 01821 , Phone: (978) 262-9977, Fax: (978) 262-9660
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Billerica, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Billerica 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 Billerica:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Billerica:

  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, 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.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, 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)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Billerica:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 88 meters (289ft)
Total costs: $15,923,000
Total average daily traffic: 425,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 37,012
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 672,073

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Billerica, MA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 170
  • Hazardous Condition: 252
  • Service Call: 98
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Billerica


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Billerica, MA

Most common first names in Billerica, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18270.7 years
Mary17680.1 years
William12472.0 years
Robert9868.2 years
James9064.4 years
Joseph8575.2 years
George7372.3 years
Helen6279.2 years
Edward5873.4 years
Margaret5778.3 years
Most common last names in Billerica, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3175.7 years
Sullivan2771.2 years
Murphy2277.2 years
Brown2275.0 years
Anderson1777.8 years
Davis1471.5 years
Walsh1472.6 years
Murray1373.7 years
White1375.1 years
Mccarthy1369.5 years
Businesses in Billerica, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burlington Coat Factory1OfficeMax1
CVS1Payless1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts4Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx8Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS4
Kmart1Walgreens1
Marriott1
Browse common businesses in Billerica, MA

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Fang Lu (43)
  • Iftekhar Rahman (17)
  • Brian Gagnon (13)
  • Emd Millipore Corporation (13)
  • Elizabeth Begin (13)
  • Melvin Andrew Park (12)
  • John Dana Hubbard (10)
  • Gary Hamm (10)
  • Charles E. Hammond (9)
  • Yumiko Wada (8)

Total of 610 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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