Braintree Town, Massachusetts

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Population in 2014: 37,362 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Males: 17,900  (47.9%)
Females: 19,462  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02184.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $94,039
Braintree Town:

$94,039
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $47,797

Braintree Town city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $429,200
Braintree Town:

$429,200
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $451,471; Detached houses: $471,877; Townhouses or other attached units: $305,784; In 2-unit structures: $686,557; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,582; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $279,004

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,379.

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  • Races in Braintree Town, MA (2015)

    Braintree Town races chart
    • 30,05980.5%White alone
    • 3,3789.0%Asian alone
    • 1,7954.8%Black alone
    • 1,0512.8%Hispanic
    • 6921.9%Two or more races
    • 1970.5%Other race alone
    • 130.03%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Braintree Town: 133.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (34.8%), Italian (9.9%), American (5.6%), English (3.5%), Cape Verdean (2.6%), Haitian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Braintree Town,MA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Braintree Town:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braintree Town city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

5,198 residents are foreign born (4.2% Europe, 1.8% Africa).

This city:

13.9%
Massachusetts:

15.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $3,859 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,850 (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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $334,400
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $260,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 71.00 W

Braintree Town household income distribution Braintree Town home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

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 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 94.5 miles away from Braintree Town 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 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 217.4 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 66.0 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 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)

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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.288. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 5.9%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Massachusetts average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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

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.
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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$73,508$55,1310$0
Other Government Administration 14$77,751$66,6442$1,829
Judicial and Legal 2$15,023$90,1380$0
Police Protection - Officers 72$621,606$103,6010$0
Police - Other 16$73,322$54,9921$319
Firefighters 82$599,735$87,7660$0
Fire - Other 1$4,934$59,2080$0
Streets and Highways 33$144,886$52,6860$0
Welfare 7$27,132$46,5125$3,193
Health 11$61,421$67,0051$1,355
Solid Waste Management 0$0 4$1,116
Sewerage 9$37,717$50,2890$0
Parks and Recreation 20$85,573$51,3447$4,766
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$23,509$70,5270$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$301
Water Supply 14$61,966$53,1140$0
Electric Power 100$755,357$90,6430$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 601$3,230,898$64,51056$143,655
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 113$526,121$55,871187$274,102
Local Libraries 19$73,185$46,22215$11,914
Other and Unallocable 2$13,300$79,8001$1,856
Totals for Government 1,136$6,506,944$68,735280$444,406

7.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.88% ($66,447 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.14% ($78,357)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.84% ($47,688)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($53,813 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.23% ($79,480)
to Plymouth County, MA  0.92% ($58,709)

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.)

Braintree Town compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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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