Braintree Town, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 37,156 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Males: 17,590  (47.3%)
Females: 19,566  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02184.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,829
Braintree Town:

$100,829
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,619

Braintree Town city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $473,400
Braintree Town:

$473,400
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $500,567; detached houses: $516,572; townhouses or other attached units: $335,969; in 2-unit structures: $611,667; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,506; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $412,404

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,446.

March 2019 cost of living index in Braintree Town: 134.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for American Indian residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Braintree Town, MA (2017)
    • 29,55778.7%White alone
    • 3,6499.7%Asian alone
    • 1,9665.2%Black alone
    • 9722.6%Hispanic
    • 8932.4%Two or more races
    • 1690.5%Other race alone
    • 290.08%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (35.6%), Italian (9.5%), American (4.9%), English (3.1%), Cape Verdean (3.0%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

6,011 residents are foreign born (5.2% Europe, 1.8% Africa).

This city:

16.0%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,137 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,336 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (2.9 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (9.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (175.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Braintree, MA (0.6 miles ),
Weymouth, MA (1.7 miles ),
Weymouth Town, MA (1.7 miles ),
Randolph, MA (1.8 miles ),
Quincy, MA (2.0 miles ),
Holbrook, MA (2.0 miles ),
Milton, MA (2.2 miles ),
Avon, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 71.00 W

Distribution of median household income in Braintree Town, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Braintree Town, MA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Braintree Town-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Braintree Town city 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 14.8 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Braintree Town-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 Braintree Town 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 94.5 miles away from the city 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 208.7 miles away from Braintree Town 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 217.4 miles away from Braintree Town 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 66.0 miles away from Braintree Town center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Braintree Town 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Braintree Town:

  • FRANKLIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • FRANVALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • BRAINTREE MANOR REH AND NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BRAINTREE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • HOLLINGSWORTH HSE N AND R FAC (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • HOLLINGSWORTH REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • BRAINTREE HOSP (Hospital, about 1 miles away; BRAINTREE, MA)

Amtrak stations near Braintree Town:

  • 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braintree Town:

  • Quincy College (about 4 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 9 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)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Braintree Town: 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

Churches in Braintree Town 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: Blue Hill Cemetery (1), Lakeside Cemetery (2), Pond Street Cemetery (3). 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), Great Pond Reservoir (G), Pond Meadow Pond (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 Town 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

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

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
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

People in group quarters in Braintree Town in 2010:

  • 514 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

For population 15 years and over in Braintree Town:

Marital status in Braintree Town, MA
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Braintree Town:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Braintree Town
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Braintree Town, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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.
Massachusetts:

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

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

12.9%
State:

16.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 670$3,828,734$68,57451$125,160
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 125$623,472$59,853172$238,811
Electric Power 99$937,320$113,6150$0
Firefighters 89$611,829$82,4940$0
Police Protection - Officers 82$679,602$99,4540$0
Streets and Highways 42$201,318$57,5190$0
Local Libraries 19$85,456$53,97215$13,899
Police - Other 17$76,588$54,06228$18,353
Financial Administration 16$79,360$59,5203$708
Other Government Administration 15$87,405$69,92410$4,157
Water Supply 13$61,880$57,1200$0
Parks and Recreation 13$58,672$54,15917$10,928
Health 12$71,238$71,2382$3,319
Sewerage 9$47,153$62,8711$764
Welfare 7$30,132$51,6555$4,646
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$32,807$78,7371$199
Other and Unallocable 2$14,114$84,684106$2,890
Fire - Other 1$5,968$71,6160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,832$69,9840$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 6$3,899
Totals for Government 1,237$7,538,880$73,134417$427,733

Braintree Town government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,376,000 ($90.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,123,000 ($30.22)
    General Public Buildings: $317,000 ($8.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $310,000 ($8.34)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,032,000 ($2127.03)
    Electric Utilities: $69,990,000 ($1883.68)
    Water Utilities: $12,101,000 ($325.68)
    General - Other: $11,100,000 ($298.74)
    Police Protection: $9,271,000 ($249.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,375,000 ($225.40)
    Regular Highways: $5,092,000 ($137.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,277,000 ($61.28)
    Financial Administration: $2,234,000 ($60.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,571,000 ($42.28)
    Libraries: $1,242,000 ($33.43)
    Central Staff Services: $1,139,000 ($30.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $761,000 ($20.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $401,000 ($10.79)
    Public Welfare - Other: $327,000 ($8.80)
    Health - Other: $211,000 ($5.68)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($2.50)
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000 ($2.31)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,895,000 ($104.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $85,171,000 ($2292.25)
    Corporate Bonds: $27,844,000 ($749.38)
    Other Investments - Other: $25,027,000 ($673.57)
    Benefit Payments: $11,540,000 ($310.58)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,995,000 ($188.26)
    Withdrawals: $295,000 ($7.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $879,000 ($23.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,512,000 ($67.61)
    Other - Health - Other: $99,000 ($2.66)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($0.48)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $786,000 ($21.15)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($0.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,977,000 ($107.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,363,000 ($36.68)
    General - Other: $1,138,000 ($30.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $524,000 ($14.10)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($7.89)
    Police Protection: $258,000 ($6.94)
    Libraries: $242,000 ($6.51)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $74,239,000 ($1998.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $701,000 ($18.87)

Braintree Town government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,676,000 ($45.11)
    Other: $1,564,000 ($42.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,432,000 ($38.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $872,000 ($23.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $131,000 ($3.53)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($0.59)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $90,000 ($2.42)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-826,000 ($-22.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $639,000 ($17.20)
    Education: $33,000 ($0.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $752,000 ($20.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,177,000 ($58.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $480,000 ($12.92)
    Interest Earnings: $246,000 ($6.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $74,204,000 ($1997.09)
    Water Utilities: $17,013,000 ($457.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $20,747,000 ($558.38)
    General Local Government Support: $7,550,000 ($203.20)
    Other: $994,000 ($26.75)
    Highways: $547,000 ($14.72)
    Water Utilities: $410,000 ($11.03)
    Public Welfare: $243,000 ($6.54)
  • Tax - Property: $89,464,000 ($2407.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,739,000 ($73.72)
    Other License: $2,602,000 ($70.03)

Braintree Town government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,088,000 ($3447.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,263,000 ($3344.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,564,000 ($284.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,739,000 ($181.37)

Braintree Town government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($0.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $7,222,000 ($194.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,465,000 ($1708.07)

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Braintree Town:

  • 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)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1 kW; QUINCY, MA)
  • 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 Town:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • 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.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Braintree Town:

  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.3mTotal length
  • $1,220,000Total costs
  • 116,848Total average daily traffic
  • 12,425Total average daily truck traffic
  • 320,756Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Braintree Town, MA
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 45.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Braintree Town, MA
  • 50.8%Utility gas
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Braintree Town compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Braintree Town on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #10 (02184) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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