Braintree, Massachusetts

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Population in July 2007: 33,951.
Males: 15,993  (47.1%)
Females: 17,958  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 02184.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,865 (it was $61,822 in 2000)
Braintree:

$82,865
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,920 (it was $28,667 in 2000)

Braintree CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $460,612 (it was $210,300 in 2000)
Braintree:

$460,612
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $410,514; Detached houses: $415,934; Townhouses or other attached units: $423,378; In 2-unit structures: $430,289; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $280,718; Mobile homes: $385,738

Median gross rent in 2009: $1,180.

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Braintree races chart
  • White alone - 30,283 (88.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,529 (7.4%)
  • Black alone - 589 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 416 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 198 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 87 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Braintree: 338.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (36.1%), Italian (17.2%), English (8.0%), German (3.7%), United States (2.7%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1640

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,533 people per square mile   (average).

Braintree,MA real estate house value index trend

Braintree, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Braintree:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braintree CDP:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

3,806 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 2.2% Asia).

This place:  11.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Braintree, Massachusetts as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Braintree to the number of sex offenders is 17,648 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,021 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,972 (0.8%)

Braintree satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (2.8 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (9.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (176.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Braintree Town, MA (0.6 miles ), Weymouth, MA (1.7 miles ), Weymouth Town, MA (1.7 miles ), Quincy, MA (1.9 miles ), Randolph, MA (1.9 miles ), Holbrook, MA (2.1 miles ), Milton, MA (2.2 miles ), Hingham, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $304,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $261,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 71.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,250 (+30.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,696 (22.1%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Braintree household income distribution Braintree home values distribution

Crime rates in Braintree by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00010010210
per 100,000 0.00.00.02.90.00.02.90.05.72.80.0
Rapes 26251625722
per 100,000 5.617.75.814.73.017.85.914.520.05.75.5
Robberies 15827151313256151015
per 100,000 41.923.578.844.238.638.573.217.442.828.341.3
Assaults 4267857250777934584713
per 100,000 117.3197.1248.2212.1148.6228.0231.498.6165.5133.235.8
Burglaries 10010210012213511211576103119133
per 100,000 279.3300.1292.0359.4401.3331.6336.8220.3293.9337.1366.3
Thefts 926971945837833808761806815769530
per 100,000 2586.22856.82759.42465.62476.32392.02228.62336.62325.42178.61459.7
Auto thefts 15714512610280994530444837
per 100,000 438.5426.6367.9300.5237.8293.1131.887.0125.5136.0101.9
Arson 57412111222
per 100,000 14.020.611.72.95.93.02.92.95.75.75.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.9) 196.7227.9236.0219.1188.1211.7200.1150.9195.1165.4115.0

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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 Braintree detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 84 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.49

Braintree tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)

Work and jobs in Braintree: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Braintree, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Braintree-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Braintree place 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 15.1 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Braintree-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 207.5 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 94.3 miles away from Braintree 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 208.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.6 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 66.1 miles away from Braintree center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 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)
Braintree topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Calhoun - Basketball player and coach, John Adams - (1735-1826), second President of the United States, John Hancock - (1737-1793), early statesman, large signature, John Quincy Adams - (1767-1848), sixth President of the United States, Bobby Allen - NHL player (New Jersey Devils, born: Nov 14, 1978), Brian Eklund - Ice hockey player, Galen Porter - NYPD police captain who participated in the New York Draft Riots., Mark Dery - Journalist, Jack Manning (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Alexander De Witt - Politician.

Main business address for: HAEMONETICS CORP (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), CLEAN HARBORS INC (HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT).

Hospitals in Braintree:

  • BRAINTREE HOSP (250 POND ST)
  • HEALTHSOUTH BRAINTREE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (250 POND STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF THE SOUTH SHORE (THE) (100 BAY STATE DRIVE, BOX 334)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NORTHEAST - BRAINTREE (2001 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • MASSACHUSETTS RESPIRATORY HOSPITAL (2001 WASHINGTON ST)

Home Health Centers in Braintree:

  • ALPHA HOME HEALTH NETWORK, INC (35 BRAINTREE HILL OFFICE PARK, STE 307)
  • MASS RESPIRATORY HOSP HC (2001 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • SOUTH SHORE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (100 BAY STATE DRIVE P O BOX 90)

Nursing Homes in Braintree:

  • ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE CENTER AT BRAINTREE (175 GROVE STREET)
  • BRAINTREE MANOR REH AND NSG CTR (1102 WASHINGTON ST)
  • ELIHU WHITE NURS AND REHAB CENTER (95 COMMERCIAL ST)
  • FRANKLIN NURSING HOME (149 FRANKLIN ST)
  • FRANVALE NURSING HOME (20 POND ST)
  • HOLLINGSWORTH REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (1120 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • JOHN SCOTT HOUSE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (233 MIDDLE STREET)
  • JOHN SCOTT HSE NRSG AND REHAB CTR (233 MIDDLE ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BRAINTREE (1102 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • RESTHAVEN NURSING HOME (155 QUINCY AVE)
  • ROYAL REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (95 COMMERCIAL STREET)

Amtrak stations near Braintree:

  • 8 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 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.

College/University in Braintree:

  • University of Phoenix-Boston Campus (Full-time enrollment: 201; Location: 19 Granite Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braintree:

  • Quincy College (about 3 miles; Quincy, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 7 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 10 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 11 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)
  • Northeastern University (about 11 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 27,758)
  • MCPHS University (about 11 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 5,491)

Public high school in Braintree:

Private high schools in Braintree:

  • THAYER ACADEMY (Students: 672; Location: 745 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • ARCHBISHOP WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 80 INDEPENDENCE AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • GRANITE ACADEMY (Students: 52; Location: 6 COLUMBIAN ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • PILGRIM CENTER (Students: 24; Location: 140 ADAMS ST; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Braintree:

Private elementary/middle schools in Braintree:

  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 850 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MEETING HOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 25 BROW AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MERRY-DEB NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 237 ADAMS ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE GODDARD SCHOOL OF BRAINTREE (Students: 70; Location: 335 WEST ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • STEP AHEAD KINDERGARTEN (Students: 40; Location: 12 ELM ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTH SHORE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 250 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • CARDINAL CUSHING CENTERS (Students: 39; Location: 85 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Braintree

Library in Braintree:

  • THAYER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,346,393; Location: 798 WASHINGTON STREET; 107,021 books; 7,022 audio materials; 8,848 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 243 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Don't forget Archbishop Williams High School in Braintree
  • Archbishop Williams High School (students 650; location 80 Independence Ave; grades 9-12)
  • Technical School: Clark University Computer Career Institute www.clarktrain.com

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Notable locations in Braintree: Braintree Station (A), Braintree Five Corners Center (B), South Shore Plaza (C), Campanelli Industrial Park (D), N E Hollis Memorial Golf Course (E), Ridge Raquet Club (F), Braintree Fire Department Station 3 (G), Braintree Fire Department Station 2 (H), Southworth Library (I), Braintree Historical Society Library (J), Gloria Santos Media Center (K), Braintree Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (L), Braintree High School Media Center (M), Ridge Arena (N), Braintree Townhall (O), Thayer House (P), Thayer Public Library (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Kings Shopping Center (1), Tedeschi Shopping Center (2), Braintree Five Corners Center Shopping Center (3), Burlington Plaza Shopping Center (4), Pearl Plaza Shopping Center (5), South Shore Plaza Shopping Center (6), Tedeschi Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Braintree: HAEMONETICS CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Braintree include: Union Congregational Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Thomas More Church (C), Saint Francis of Assisi Church (D), Greater Grace Church (E), First Congregational Church (F), First Baptist Church of Braintree (G), Emmanuel Parish Episcopal Church (H), Church of Abundant Life (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Pond Street Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Cranberry Pond (A), Great Pond (B), Ames Pond (C), Hollingsworth Pond (D), Sunset Lake (E), Pond Meadow Lake Reservoir (F), Pond Meadow Pond (G), Old Quincy Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smelt Brook (A), Hayward Creek (B), Blue Hill River (C), Cochato River (D), Monatiquot River (E), Farm River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Braintree include: Watson Park (1), Weymouth-Braintree Regional Recreation Conservation Area (2), Dyer Hill Playground (3), Hollis Field (4), Frenchs Commons (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Braintree Historical Society Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 786 Washington Street), Off Track Betting (Amusement & Theme Parks; 16 River Street), Destination 2000 Travel Collection (346 Washington Street Suite 340), AMC Braintree 10 (121 Grandview Road), Caribbean Travel Network (Tours & Charters; 84 Hollis Avenue).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Boston-Braintree (215 Wood Rd), Days Inn (190 Wood Rd), Gremor Hospitality Management Services Inc (140 Wood Road Suite 200), Caribbean Travel Network (84 Hollis Avenue), Motel 6 (125 Union Street), Extended Stayamerica (20 Rockdale Street), Candlewood Suites (235 Wood Rd), Sheraton Braintree Hotel (37 Forbes Rd).

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.8. This is about average.

City:

85.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

BRAINTREE WATER AND SEWER DEPT. (Address: ATTN: LOU DUTTON , Population served: 33,600, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013)
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
HERITAGE VILLAGE MOBILE PARK (Address: SUITE 201 , Population served: 160, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-01-2011 to SEP-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUL-08-2009 to SEP-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAY-26-2009 to SEP-23-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Braintree that have no violations reported:

  • TRI TOWN WATER BOARD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.2%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 6.6% for other race residents, 39.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.4%

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

People in group quarters in Braintree in 2000:

  • 644 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 38 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 38 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Braintree, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Braintree 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Braintree (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Grove Street Branch, Braintree Five Corners Branch, Braintree Branch, Braintree Stop & Shop Plaza Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Braintree Co-operative Bank: Braintree Branch at 372 Washington Street, branch established on 1975/09/15; The Braintree Co-Operative Bank at 1010 Washington Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/15: Bank assets: $237.1 mil, Deposits: $216.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Braintree Bancorp Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Braintree Branch at 10 Tremont Street, branch established on 1945/11/19; South Shore Plaza Branch at 250 Granite Street, branch established on 1994/07/18. 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
  • Rockland Trust Company: Washington Street Branch at 405 Washington Street, branch established on 1988/02/04. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • South Shore Savings Bank: Braintree Branch at 501 John Mahar Highway, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2011/08/26: Bank assets: $950.4 mil, Deposits: $661.6 mil, headquarters in South Weymouth, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: South Shore Bancorp Mhc
  • Century Bank and Trust Company: Braintree Branch at 705 Granite Street, branch established on 1993/03/26. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $2,740.5 mil, Deposits: $2,148.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Braintree Granite Street Branch at 44 Granite Street, branch established on 2005/07/05. 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: Braintree Branch at One Rockdale Street, branch established on 1966/08/01. 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.
  • Eastern Bank: Braintree Branch at 51 Commercial Street, branch established on 1980/05/10. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Braintree, Massachusetts:

  • Sheraton Braintree Hotel, 37 Forbes Rd, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 848-0600
  • Motel 6, 125 Union St, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 848-7890
  • Candlewood Suites Hotel, 235 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 849-7450
  • Extended Stay America, 20 Rockdale St, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 356-8333, Fax: (781) 356-8158
  • Hampton Inn Boston Braintree, 215 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 380-3300, Fax: (781) 380-3720
  • Holiday Inn Express, 190 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 848-1260, Fax: (781) 848-9799
  • Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree, 50 Forbes Rd, Braintree, MA 02184 , Phone: (781) 848-0600, Fax: (781) 848-0601
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Braintree, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009

Braintree travel time to work - commute Braintree mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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

Neighborhoods in Braintree:

(Braintree, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Braintree CDP (based on Norfolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here: 74.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

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

12.9%
State:

16.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Braintree:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1 kW; QUINCY, MA)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Braintree:

  • 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Braintree:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • River Street (Lat: 42.220944 Lon: -70.987833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA201
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • MARIN FETTMAN, 197 Quincy Ave (4bs2546a) (New England) (Lat: 42.228111 Lon: -70.969583), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Dan Menser, 197 Quincy Ave (4bs2546a) (New England) (Lat: 42.228111 Lon: -70.969583), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 197 Quincy Ave (4bs2546a) (New England) (Lat: 42.228111 Lon: -70.969583), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • 100 Potter Rd (Lat: 42.231944 Lon: -70.970833), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 0 m
    Registrant: 7813481050, Bhunt@beld.Com, 150 POTTER RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Braintree, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Braintree)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Braintree)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED99$299,885253$247,6951,269$251,34063$120,4636$4,585,54326$210,086
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$214,2508$244,13380$271,6826$61,1830$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$315,79039$229,054270$275,70623$77,1251$881,98010$142,422
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$243,54540$269,554172$272,4344$82,7500$02$270,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$258,39365$275,1954$169,5000$01$150,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4191.00 , 4192.00, 4193.00, 4194.00, 4195.00, 4196.00, 4197.00, 4198.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$293,08843$285,226
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$278,57610$331,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$239,47311$329,025
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$288,2602$255,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$260,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4191.00 , 4192.00, 4193.00, 4194.00, 4195.00, 4196.00, 4197.00, 4198.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 101
  • Hazardous Condition: 429
  • Service Call: 30
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Braintree

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Braintree, MA
Most common first names in Braintree, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary68082.5 years
John51275.4 years
William30873.7 years
Margaret24783.0 years
Helen24580.9 years
Joseph23475.9 years
James22473.5 years
Robert21670.1 years
George19575.7 years
Charles18775.7 years
Most common last names in Braintree, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10477.6 years
Johnson8679.5 years
Murphy8675.9 years
Sullivan6877.8 years
Walsh5580.3 years
Mccarthy5378.9 years
Obrien5176.1 years
Macdonald5175.7 years
White4779.4 years
Anderson4381.7 years
Businesses in Braintree, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Journeys1
ALDO2Juicy Couture1
AT&T2Justice1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters2Macy's1
Ann Taylor2Marshalls1
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ashley Furniture2McDonald's1
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
Bakers1Motel 61
Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity2
Barnes & Noble1New Balance2
Bath & Body Works1Nike11
Bebe1Nordstrom1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Brookstone1Pac Sun1
Budget Car Rental1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Payless2
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske1
CVS2PetSmart1
Cache1Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chico's1Rite Aid1
Chipotle1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Circle K1Sears2
Clarks1Sephora1
Crate & Barrel1Shaw's1
Decora Cabinetry2Soma Intimates1
Dunkin Donuts11Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel2
Extended Stay America1Staples1
FedEx4Starbucks1
Finish Line1Stop & Shop1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subaru1
Foot Locker1Subway1
Ford1T-Mobile2
Forever 211T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop2Talbots1
Gap1Target1
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&M1The Limited1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn2True Value1
Hollister Co.1UPS13
Hot Topic1Vans2
Hyatt1Verizon Wireless1
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
J.Crew1Volkswagen1
Johnny Rockets1Wet Seal1
Jones New York2
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