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Population in 2010: 9,026. Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 

Males: 4,352  (48.2%)
Females: 4,674  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01504.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,022 (it was $55,163 in 2000)
Blackstone:

$72,022
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,874

Blackstone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $250,476 (it was $144,900 in 2000)
Blackstone:

$250,476
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $320,490; Detached houses: $334,077; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,078; In 2-unit structures: $311,935; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,451; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,773; Mobile homes: $88,476
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Blackstone races chart
  • White alone - 8,555 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 185 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 109 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 77 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 71 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blackstone: 247.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French Canadian (22.3%), French (21.6%), Irish (20.1%), Italian (15.4%), English (14.4%), Polish (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1845

Elevation: 186 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 828 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blackstone:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackstone town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

240 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.7% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This town:  2.7%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Blackstone, Massachusetts as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackstone to the number of sex offenders is 2,431 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Blackstone town:  1.3% ($1,928)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Blackstone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pawtucket, RI (13.2 miles , pop. 72,958).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (30.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (154.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Woonsocket, RI (1.5 miles ), Millville, MA (1.6 miles ), North Smithfield, RI (1.7 miles ), Mendon, MA (2.1 miles ), Cumberland Hill, RI (2.3 miles ), Bellingham, MA (2.4 miles ), Uxbridge, MA (2.5 miles ), Hopedale, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.03 N, Longitude: 71.53 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Blackstone household income distribution Blackstone home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Blackstone by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 141023111210
per 100,000 11.344.911.10.022.132.911.011.011.020.611.00.0
Robberies 332212511102
per 100,000 33.933.722.222.111.122.055.111.011.010.30.021.9
Assaults N/A26171118217189191413
per 100,000 N/A291.7188.6121.7199.3230.577.2198.798.6195.4154.2142.3
Burglaries 343324386931353720171912
per 100,000 384.4370.2266.2420.4764.1340.2386.0408.5219.2174.8209.2131.3
Thefts 948510981859666938574103102
per 100,000 1062.6953.71209.1896.2941.31053.7727.91026.7931.4760.91134.21116.2
Auto thefts 1515881272015331310
per 100,000 169.6168.388.788.5132.976.8220.6165.632.930.8143.2109.4
Arson 000100013002
per 100,000 0.00.00.011.10.00.00.011.032.90.00.021.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) N/A189.3132.5107.6169.3157.3119.3140.390.6108.0115.7101.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Blackstone-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Blackstone 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 15.7 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackstone-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% 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 44.2 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 92.6 miles away from Blackstone 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 42.1 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 66.4 miles away from the city 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 27.7 miles away from Blackstone center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blackstone topographic map

Birthplace of: Fernand St. Germain - Politician, Bob Stewart (umpire) - Baseball umpire, Eddie Eayrs - Baseball player and coach.


Hospital/medical center in Blackstone:

  • BLACKSTONE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 8 BUTLER STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Blackstone:

  • ST ANTOINE RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI)
  • FRIENDLY HOME INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WOONSOCKET, RI)
  • EVERGREENS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WOONSOCKET, RI)

Political contributions by individuals in Blackstone, MA

Amtrak stations near Blackstone:

  • 16 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackstone:

  • Bryant University (about 9 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,313)
  • Rhode Island College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • Providence College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Brown University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Framingham State College (about 20 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 3,195)

Public high school in Blackstone:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blackstone:

See full list of schools located in Blackstone, School District: BLACKSTONE-MILLVILLE

Library in Blackstone:

  • BLACKSTONE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,375; Location: 86 MAIN ST.; 32,965 books; 930 e-books; 3,480 audio materials; 4,511 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Blackstone: Wojcik Farm (A), Blackstone Fire Department Station 2 (B), Blackstone Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Millville Town Hall (D), Blackstone Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Allouette Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blackstone include: Friends Church (A), Blackstone Federated Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blackstone Cemetery (1), Saint Charles Cemetery (2), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (3), Precious Blood Cemetery (4), Saint Micheals Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Reilly Pond (A), Walsh Pond (B), Crane Pond (C), Duck Pond (D), Fish Pond (E), Briggs Pond (F), Forge Pond (G), Blackstone River Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Aldrich Brook (A), Hop Brook (B), Quick Stream (C), Fox Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Worcester 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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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.6. This is about average.
City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.48
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.49
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

BLACKSTONE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8934, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-1997)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1993 and MAR-07-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from DEC-19-1997 to MAR-22-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-06-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUN-02-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 39 regular monitoring violations
EASTBLUFF HIGHLANDS CONDOS (Serves NH, Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-19-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-20-2002 to AUG-20-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-19-2002 to SEP-19-2002)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
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: 0.1% of all households

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

3.7%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blackstone, MA

27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
18 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
25 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Blackstone 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Blackstone (2011 data):

  • UniBank for Savings: Blackstone Branch at 10 Cheney Street, branch established on 1966/11/15. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,263.1 mil, Deposits: $1,151.5 mil, headquarters in Whitinsville, MA, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ufs Bancorp
  • Dean Co-operative Bank: Blackstone Branch at 8 Main Street, branch established on 1997/11/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.1 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Franklin, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Blackstone town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 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%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackstone:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNRI (1380 AM; 3 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOON (1240 AM; 1 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: O-N RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, 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)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackstone:

  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Blackstone:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

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

Blackstone, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $8,701,000
Total average daily traffic: 61,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,202
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 96,495


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • ROBERT JACKSON, 295 Mendon St (Lat: 42.061667 Lon: -71.553611), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4048104021, Pcheeks@att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE STREET, LL007
  • MARTHA LEWIS MARCUS, 295 Mendon St (Lat: 42.061667 Lon: -71.553611), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7706022065, Jvaughan@att.Com, 2315 SALEM ROAD, FIRST FLOOR, H9
  • JAMES J.R. TALBOT, 295 Mendon St (Lat: 42.061667 Lon: -71.553611), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7706022065, Pc924c@att.Com, 2315 SALEM ROAD, FIRST FLOOR, H9
  • JAMES J TALBOT, 295 Mendon Street (Lat: 42.061333 Lon: -71.553639), Type: 81.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7706022065, Pc924c@att.Com, 2315 SALEM ROAD, FIRST FLOOR, H9
  • JAMES J TALBOT, 295 Mendon Street (Lat: 42.061333 Lon: -71.553639), Type: 81.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7706022065, Pc924c@att.Com, 2315 SALEM ROAD, FIRST FLOOR, H9
  • 295 Mendon St (Lat: 42.061667 Lon: -71.553611), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4048104021, Cheeks@atlml1.Att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE ST FLOC 16N06

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 15 St. Paul Street (Lat: 42.017333 Lon: -71.533111), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQY368
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.475 MHz, 159.330 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2005, Expiration Date: 10/09/2015
    Registrant: Blackston Town Of, 15 St Paul Street, Blackstone, MA 01504, Phone: (508) 883-1030
  • Lat: 42.055111 Lon: -71.518667, Call Sign: KNGE884
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2002, Expiration Date: 07/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2012, Certifier: Robert W Kimball
    Registrant: Budzyna, James, 49 Gill Court, Whitingsville, MA 01588, Phone: (508) 234-6021, Fax: (508) 234-2605, Email:
  • 15 St Paul Street (Lat: 42.017306 Lon: -71.533056), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVC290
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/2012, Expiration Date: 06/17/2022, Certifier: Michael J Sweeney
    Registrant: Signal Communications Corp, 4 Wheeling Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-0998, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:
  • 204 Elm Street (Lat: 42.053333 Lon: -71.521944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 24.5 m, Call Sign: WPZI420, Licensee ID: L01599559
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2004, Expiration Date: 01/15/2014, Certifier: Charles Hill
    Registrant: American National Power Blackstone, 204 Elm Street, Blackstone, MA 01504, Phone: (508) 876-3000, Fax: (508) 876-3001
  • Mill Street, Sewer Pump Station (Lat: 42.004194 Lon: -71.521056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQDZ323
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2005, Expiration Date: 12/06/2015, Certifier: Shane Moody
    Registrant: A D Instuments, 23b South Main Street, Newton, NH 03858, Phone: (603) 382-4667, Fax: (603) 382-4608, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BLACKSTONE, Lat: 42.017778 Lon: -71.541111, Call Sign: WQFE708
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.693 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 06/27/2016, Certifier: Thomas F Devlin
    Registrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:
  • BLACKSTONE, 295 Mendon St (Lat: 42.061750 Lon: -71.553667), Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: KZS72
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2010
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blackstone)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 520RG , Serial Number: 17250408, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Gilbert, 1 Fairway Ln, Blackstone, MA 01504
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9165U , Serial Number: 15078116, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth R White, 15 Orchard St, Blackstone, MA 01504, Other Owners: Robert B Burns


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Blackstone


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blackstone, MA
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Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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