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Population in 2010: 12,981. Population change since 2000: +15.3%
 

Males: 6,378  (49.1%)
Females: 6,603  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01507.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,297 (it was $63,033 in 2000)
Charlton:

$82,297
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,455

Charlton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $265,342 (it was $153,500 in 2000)
Charlton:

$265,342
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $321,734; Detached houses: $324,941; Townhouses or other attached units: $283,901; In 2-unit structures: $376,842; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,529; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $186,783; Mobile homes: $146,149

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Charlton races chart
  • White alone - 12,233 (94.2%)
  • Hispanic - 374 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 146 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 114 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 75 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charlton: 346.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (22.4%), Irish (19.4%), English (17.6%), Polish (11.1%), Italian (10.4%), French Canadian (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 895 feet

Land area: 42.5 square miles.

Population density: 305 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Charlton:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charlton town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

177 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Charlton, Massachusetts as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Charlton to the number of sex offenders is 3,159 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:

Charlton town:  1.1% ($1,661)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Charlton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (12.6 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (46.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (141.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Southbridge, MA (2.3 miles ), Oxford, MA (2.3 miles ), Sturbridge, MA (2.3 miles ), Southbridge Town, MA (2.5 miles ), Dudley, MA (2.5 miles ), Leicester, MA (2.7 miles ), Fiskdale, MA (2.7 miles ), Spencer, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 67 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1998: 92 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1999: 79 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2001: 88 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2002: 110 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $240,500
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.14 N, Longitude: 71.97 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Charlton household income distribution Charlton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Charlton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 032152101252
per 100,000 0.026.517.58.441.216.38.00.07.815.639.615.2
Robberies 110021102334
per 100,000 9.28.80.00.016.58.28.00.015.723.423.830.4
Assaults 5N/AN/A222313252112101313
per 100,000 46.1N/AN/A185.2189.7106.0199.2164.594.277.9103.098.9
Burglaries 384128372830344340554847
per 100,000 350.6362.3245.6311.5230.9244.7270.9336.9314.0428.5380.2357.6
Thefts 2338896878499075748688117
per 100,000 212.2335.8780.6572.5643.2399.6717.1587.5580.8670.0697.0890.3
Auto thefts 541061482016171698
per 100,000 46.135.387.750.5115.465.2159.4125.3133.4124.771.360.9
Arson N/A11201102022
per 100,000 N/A8.88.816.80.08.28.00.015.70.015.815.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6) 50.7N/AN/A96.3132.278.1113.593.789.2106.0124.5111.0

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Crime rate in Charlton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Charlton, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Charlton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Charlton 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 10.5 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.2 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 21.5 miles away from Charlton 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 20.1 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 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Charlton 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 48.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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).
Charlton topographic map

Birthplace of: William T. G. Morton - Physician, Linus B. Comins - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Charlton:

  • OVERLOOK VNA AND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, 88 MASONIC HOME ROAD, PO BOX 1000)
  • OVERLOOK MASONIC HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, MASONIC HOME ROAD PO BOX 1000)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Charlton:

  • SANDALWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OXFORD, MA)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)
  • PROVIDENCE HOUSE N H OF SOUTHBRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Charlton, MA

Airports located in Charlton:

Amtrak station near Charlton:

  • 13 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlton:

  • College of the Holy Cross (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • Clark University (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Worcester State College (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Assumption College (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • University of Connecticut (about 27 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 21,191)

Public high school in Charlton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Charlton:

See full list of schools located in Charlton, School District:

Library in Charlton:

  • CHARLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $341,026; Location: 40 MAIN ST.; 28,286 books; 930 e-books; 2,708 audio materials; 2,568 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Charlton: Wood Lot Campground (A), Charlton Orchard (B), Fay Mountain Farm (C), Camp Joslin (D), Camp Bement (E), Heritage Country Club (F), Charlton Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Dresser Cemetery (1), Bay Path Cemetery (2), Westridge Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), Northside Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Tucker Pond (A), Snows Pond (B), Hultered Pond (C), Hammond Pond (D), Dodge Pond (E), Ashworth Pond (F), McIntyre Pond (G), Blood Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Little River (A), Pratt Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Charlton: Northside Village Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Charlton Historical Society (Museums; Stafford) (1), Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary (Museums; 56 Capen Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Redwood Motel (Worcester Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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  NO2 Ozone  SO2 PM10 PM2.5 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.8. This is about average.
City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.07
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334

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

OVERLOOK MASONIC HEALTH SYSTEM (Population served: 469, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-1999), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and OCT-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-1995 and OCT-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 56 regular monitoring violations
CADY BROOK APARTMENTS (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2003), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-1998)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 122 regular monitoring violations
YANKEE DINER (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 56 regular monitoring violations
CHARLTON HOUSING AUTHORITY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
CHARLTON MANOR REST HOME (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 58 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

5.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Charlton, MA

153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Charlton in 2000:

  • 180 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Charlton 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Charlton (2011 data):

  • Country Bank for Savings: Overlook Life Care Community Branch at 88 Masonic Home Road, branch established on 2006/06/12; Charlton Branch at 37 Worcester Road, branch established on 2004/04/23. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,431.1 mil, Deposits: $953.8 mil, headquarters in Ware, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Savers Co-operative Bank: Charlton Branch at 90 Worcester Road, branch established on 1987/10/01. Info updated 2011/08/19: Bank assets: $414.6 mil, Deposits: $307.9 mil, headquarters in Southbridge, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Southbridge Savings Bank: Charlton Branch at 63 Main Street, branch established on 1976/02/23. Info updated 2008/10/14: Bank assets: $419.3 mil, Deposits: $329.4 mil, headquarters in Southbridge, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Green Valley Bancorp, Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (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 Charlton 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 Charlton:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WESO (970 AM; 1 kW; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlton:

  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Charlton:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 35
Total length: 132 meters (433ft)
Total costs: $29,755,000
Total average daily traffic: 581,282
Total average daily truck traffic: 37,058

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 27
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Charlton, MA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 255
  • Service Call: 48
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Charlton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Charlton, MA
Businesses in Charlton, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dunkin Donuts1McDonald's2
FedEx1U-Haul1
Jones New York1
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