Chatham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,421.
Population change since 2000: -14.8%
Males: 715  (50.4%)
Females: 706  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

60.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02633.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,947 (it was $47,037 in 2000)
Chatham:

$72,947
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,019 (it was $28,542 in 2000)

Chatham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $766,371 (it was $340,100 in 2000)
Chatham:

$766,371
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $478,893; detached houses: $496,570; townhouses or other attached units: $364,339; in 2-unit structures: $543,046; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $365,806; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,982; mobile homes: $52,082

Median gross rent in 2017: $825.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chatham: 123.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 53.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chatham, MA (2010)
    • 1,31592.5%White alone
    • 402.8%Black alone
    • 312.2%Hispanic
    • 181.3%Two or more races
    • 90.6%Asian alone
    • 80.6%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Chatham, Massachusetts as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chatham is 722 to 1.


Crime rates in Chatham by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.7)
2
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.8)
1
(16.2)
2
(32.7)
2
(32.5)
1
(16.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(117.5)
5
(74.2)
9
(133.0)
17
(254.1)
8
(129.8)
16
(259.1)
11
(178.5)
6
(97.6)
12
(194.8)
4
(65.4)
3
(48.7)
7
(113.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(411.1)
44
(653.3)
35
(517.4)
26
(388.7)
20
(324.6)
32
(518.1)
20
(324.6)
22
(357.7)
46
(746.9)
13
(212.5)
8
(129.9)
10
(162.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
131
(1,923)
146
(2,168)
135
(1,996)
136
(2,033)
102
(1,655)
134
(2,170)
101
(1,639)
94
(1,528)
96
(1,559)
61
(996.9)
81
(1,315)
43
(696.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(29.4)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(74.7)
4
(64.9)
3
(48.6)
2
(32.5)
4
(65.0)
2
(32.5)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)136.0148.5142.6169.8159.0204.7126.6149.9169.2100.298.781.0

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City-data.com crime index in Chatham, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: English (15.3%), Irish (14.3%), Haitian (12.1%), German (8.5%), Jamaican (8.2%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1712

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile   (low).

Chatham, Massachusetts map

172 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America, 2.8% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

This place:

12.1%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,137 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,008 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (50.3 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (73.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (211.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Chatham, MA (1.2 miles ),
East Harwich, MA (2.0 miles ),
Harwich Port, MA (2.4 miles ),
Harwich Center, MA (2.4 miles ),
Harwich, MA (2.4 miles ),
Northwest Harwich, MA (2.7 miles ),
Orleans, MA (2.8 miles ),
Brewster, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 69.96 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Chatham, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chatham, MA in 2017
Chatham satellite photo by USGS

Chatham tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 1999: 78 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $272,300
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $300,800
  • 2002: 84 buildings, average cost: $370,900
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $370,900
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $369,800
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $537,000
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $600,000
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $722,400
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $666,500
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $636,100
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $654,000
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $484,500
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $754,200
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $657,500
  • 2014: 48 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2015: 44 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2016: 48 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $796,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Chatham, MA residents
Average permit cost in Chatham, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Chatham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (11.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Chatham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.2%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Registered nurses (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Chatham, Massachusetts

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Chatham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Chatham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% 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 151.0 miles away from the city center
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 272.2 miles away from Chatham 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 179.0 miles away from Chatham 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 271.5 miles away from Chatham center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 206.0 miles away from Chatham center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.6 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 Barnstable County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chatham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chatham:

  • CHATHAM-ORLEANS VNA, INC (1250 MAIN STREET, ROUTE 28)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chatham:

  • BROAD REACH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NORTH CHATHAM, MA)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORTH CHATHAM, MA)
  • PLEASANT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF HARWICH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARWICH, MA)
  • BREWSTER MANOR NURSING RET HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF BREWSTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF VNA OF CEN AND OUTER CAPE COD (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SOUTH DENNIS, MA)

Airports and heliports located in Chatham:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chatham:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 20 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 55 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 56 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 60 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bristol Community College (about 60 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Stonehill College (about 64 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 67 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chatham:

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Library in Chatham:

  • ELDREDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $647,186; Location: 564 MAIN ST.; 47,590 books; 2 e-books; 4,807 audio materials; 4,462 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chatham: Chatham Lighthouse (A), Old Grist Mill (B), Chatham Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (C), R C A Chatham Station (D), Chatham Railroad Museum (E), Atwood House Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Peoples Cemetery (2), Seaside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Oyster Pond (A), Mill Pond (B), Little Mill Pond (C), Black Pond (D), Mitchell River Marshes (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Mitchell River (A), Oyster Pond River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Oyster Pond Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Chatham Historical Society (Museums; 347 Stage Harbor Road), Cape Arial Tours (Tours & Charters; 240 George Ryder Road).

Hotels: Chatham Wayside Inn (512 Main Street), Chatham Highlander (946 Main Street), Bradford Inn (26 Crossing Street), Captain's House Inn (371 Old Harbor Road), Hawthorne Motel (Shore Road), Moorings Bed & Breakfast (326 Main Street), Chatham Town House Inn (11 Library Ln), Chatham Motel (1487 Main Street), Pleasant Bay Village Motel (Orleans Road).

Birthplace of: Archelaus Smith - Tanner, Todd Eldredge - Figure skater.

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

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

CHATHAM WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 30,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2007)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
Average household size:
This place:

1.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

50.8%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Chatham in 2000:

  • 45 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 30 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Chatham (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Chatham Branch at 168 Old Harbour Road, branch established on 1984/07/02. 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: Chatham Branch at 655 Main Street, branch established on 1919/08/16. 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.
  • The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank: Chatham Branch at 548 Main Street, branch established on 1958/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,106.5 mil, Deposits: $1,831.3 mil, headquarters in Harwich Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Chatham Branch at 895 Main Street, branch established on 1963/06/24. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Chatham Branch at 693 Main Street (Route 28), branch established on 1986/04/17. 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

For population 15 years and over in Chatham:

Marital status in Chatham, MA
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Chatham:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

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Religion statistics for Chatham, MA (based on Barnstable County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
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: 68
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Barnstable County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Barnstable County:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Barnstable County:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
State:

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

13.8%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.4%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chatham:

63.2%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Chatham:

27.7
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chatham:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chatham:

7.1
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chatham:

36.2%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Chatham:

66.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chatham, MA Residents

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($104,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($68,616 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.57% ($168,344)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.45% ($160,147)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($670 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.63% ($60,223 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($63,791)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.31% ($69,731)
Businesses in Chatham, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx2UPS2
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Strongest AM radio stations in Chatham:

  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chatham:

  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)

TV broadcast stations around Chatham:

  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • Chatham, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents27
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count7260
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9898
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2451
  • Fatalities7895
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16865
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents276
See more detailed statistics of Chatham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chatham)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Chatham, MA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chatham)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chatham)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$147,77013$406,78554$356,6274$206,96044$400,413
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$816,0503$308,3570$02$631,705
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$361,1807$496,3291$114,9205$558,442
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$298,0804$424,6200$04$301,573
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$174,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chatham, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chatham, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2003, and the least - 10 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chatham, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.0%), and Outside Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chatham, MA
    • 20353.0%Structure Fires
    • 13033.9%Outside Fires
    • 4211.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 82.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chatham, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chatham, MA
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 1.9%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chatham, MA
  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chatham compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Chatham on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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