For population 25 years and over in Billerica:
For population 15 years and over in Billerica town:
2,426 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.1% Europe, 0.8% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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:
Latitude: 42.55 N, Longitude: 71.26 W
Area codes: 978, 508
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 Billerica detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 73 (61 officers).
Work and jobs in Billerica: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Billerica, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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).
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Local government website: www.town.billerica.ma.us
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
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.
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.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
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.
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.
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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Billerica and their reported violations in the past:BILLERICA WATER DEPT (Population served: 38981, Surface_water):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Billerica in 2010:
People in group quarters in Billerica in 2000:
Billerica compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Billerica (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Billerica, Massachusetts:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Billerica town (based on Middlesex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 251
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
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Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)
0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 21See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Billerica, MA
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
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Billerica)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Billerica, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 146 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Billerica)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Billerica)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 655 patent applications in 2008-2014.