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Population in 2010: 33,802. Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 

Males: 16,367  (48.4%)
Females: 17,435  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01824.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $94,915 (it was $70,207 in 2000)
Chelmsford:

$94,915
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,529

Chelmsford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $331,962 (it was $205,500 in 2000)
Chelmsford:

$331,962
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $377,143; Detached houses: $409,373; Townhouses or other attached units: $274,975; In 2-unit structures: $348,489; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,610; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,462; Mobile homes: $117,626
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Chelmsford races chart
  • White alone - 29,455 (87.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2,837 (8.4%)
  • Hispanic - 686 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 414 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 338 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 40 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chelmsford: 265.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (32.1%), English (16.9%), Italian (14.0%), French (8.3%), German (6.8%), French Canadian (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1655

Land area: 22.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,493 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chelmsford:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chelmsford town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2,418 residents are foreign born (3.5% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This town:  7.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Chelmsford, Massachusetts as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chelmsford to the number of sex offenders is 11,370 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Chelmsford town:  1.5% ($3,146)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Chelmsford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (3.6 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (24.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (186.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lowell, MA (1.9 miles ), Westford, MA (1.9 miles ), Carlisle, MA (2.3 miles ), Tyngsborough, MA (2.3 miles ), Dracut, MA (2.4 miles ), Billerica, MA (2.5 miles ), Littleton Common, MA (2.7 miles ), Tewksbury, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 87 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1998: 102 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $202,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $211,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 71.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 978

Chelmsford household income distribution Chelmsford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Chelmsford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.03.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 413222120310
per 100,000 11.82.98.85.95.95.93.05.90.08.92.90.0
Robberies 4211355685445
per 100,000 11.85.832.38.914.814.717.823.414.411.811.814.5
Assaults 253045362733363533602720
per 100,000 73.587.5132.2106.380.297.2106.7102.495.1177.679.458.0
Burglaries 654769567881636882616069
per 100,000 191.1137.1202.8165.3231.6238.5186.7198.9236.3180.6176.4200.2
Thefts 495441518440481497438557475456441463
per 100,000 1455.11286.51522.31299.21428.31463.41298.21629.31369.11349.71296.81343.6
Auto thefts 273125453037192627191915
per 100,000 79.490.473.5132.989.1108.956.376.177.856.255.943.5
Arson 123110010310
per 100,000 2.95.88.83.03.00.00.02.90.08.92.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 109.993.6129.2107.0110.0117.1108.7122.2105.0122.194.190.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Computer and electronic products (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chelmsford-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Chelmsford town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chelmsford-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 67% 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 63.1 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 49.8 miles away from Chelmsford center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 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 51.0 miles away from the city 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 46.7 miles away from Chelmsford center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 25.5 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 Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chelmsford topographic map

Birthplace of: Benjamin Pierce (governor) - Politician, Harry M. Woods - Songwriter, Joy Williams (American writer) - Novelist, Kristen Wilson - Actor, Phil Bourque - Ice hockey player, Tony Lupien - Baseball player and coach, Heather Linstad - UConn Ice Hockey women's coach, Josiah Gardner Abbott - Representative, Dan Curran - Football player, Jon McKennedy - Racing driver.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Chelmsford: Michael A. Dillon.

Main business address for: BROOKS AUTOMATION INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY, NEC), MERCURY COMPUTER SYSTEMS INC (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES), KRONOS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), SYCAMORE NETWORKS INC (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Chelmsford:

  • PALM MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 40 PARKHURST RD)
  • PALM SKILLED NRSING CR AND CTR FOR REHAB EXCELLENCE (Nursing Home, 40 PARKHURST ROAD)
  • SUNNY ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 254 BILLERICA ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Chelmsford, MA

Amtrak stations near Chelmsford:

  • 13 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 19 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.

Local government website: www.townhall.chelmsford.ma.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chelmsford:

  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 4 miles; Lowell, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,432)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 9 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • Bentley University (about 17 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)
  • Brandeis University (about 18 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Tufts University (about 19 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,397)
  • Lesley University (about 20 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Harvard University (about 21 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)

Public high school in Chelmsford:

Private high school in Chelmsford:

  • MERRIMACK SCHOOLS (Students: 55; Location: 114 TURNPIKE RD; Grades: 5 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chelmsford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chelmsford:

  • KNOWLEDGE BEGINNINGS (Students: 98; Location: 261 BILLERICA RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE (Students: 65; Location: 317 LITTLETON RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GREATER VISIONS CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 33; Location: 180 OLD WESTFORD RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KLUB KID TOO (Students: 3; Location: 160 TURNPIKE RD; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Chelmsford, School District: CHELMSFORD

Library in Chelmsford:

  • CHELMSFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,609,058; Location: 25 BOSTON RD.; 123,010 books; 11,248 audio materials; 12,575 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 283 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chelmsford: Purity Supreme (A), Patriot Ambulance (B), Chelmsford Fire Department Station 4 (C), Chelmsford Fire Department Station 3 (D), Chelmsford Fire Department Station 5 (E), Chelmsford Fire Department Station 2 (F), Chelmsford Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), South Row School Library (H), Center School Library (I), Chelmsford Center Town Hall (J), Chelmsford Glass Works Long House (K), Chelmsford Public Library (L), Parker Middle School Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Chelmsford Mall (1), Chelmsford Mall Shopping Center (2), The Market Place Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chelmsford include: North Chelmsford Congregational Church (A), First Parish Unitarian Church (B), Chinese Baptist Church (C), Central Congregational Church (D), Central Baptist Church (E), Bethel Christian Church (F), All Saints Church (G), Aldersgate Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forefathers Burying Ground (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Heart Pond Cemetery (3), Pine Ridge Cemetery (4), Saint Josephs Cemetery (5), Riverside Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Baptist Pond (A), Russell Millpond (B), Newfield Pond (C), Swains Pond (D), River Meadow Pond (E), Stony Brook Reservoir (F), Heart Pond (G), River Meadow Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Golden Cove Brook (A), Goldern Cove (B), Crooked Springs Brook (C), Cold Springs Brook (D), Deep Brook (E), Stony Brook (F), Beaver Brook (G), Farley Brook (H), House Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chelmsford include: Chelmsford Center Historic District (1), Penham Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Garrison House (Museums; 105 Garrison Road) (1), Chelmsford Historical Society (Museums; 40 Byam Road) (2), Chelmsford Town - Public Libraries- Adams (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 25 Boston Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Disc Realty Trust (269 Littleton Rd) (1), Best Western Chelmsford Inn (187 Chelmsford Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Middlesex 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
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.3. This is about average.
City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.51
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.31
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

22.1

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

MEADOW WOODS MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 17 SPAULDING RD , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and OCT-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-1995), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-1996)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
LANDS END (Serves NH, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-19-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2004)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-01-2004 and JUN-15-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2004)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-24-2002 and MAY-23-2002, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2002)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 25 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CHELMSFORD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 24725, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH CHELMSFORD WATER DIST (Population served: 7070, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EAST CHELMSFORD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

2.8%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chelmsford, MA

People in group quarters in Chelmsford in 2010:

  • 83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Chelmsford in 2000:

  • 245 people in state prisons
  • 207 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Chelmsford 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Chelmsford (2011 data):

  • Eastern Bank: Chelmsford Branch at 291 Chelmsford Street, branch established on 1892/01/01; Chelmsford Branch at 17 North Road, branch established on 1974/07/01. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Enterprise Bank and Trust Company: Chelmsford-Drum Hill Branch at 20 Drum Hill Road, branch established on 1971/09/29; Chelmsford Branch at 185 Littleton Road, branch established on 1993/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,488.4 mil, Deposits: $1,333.6 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Enterprise Bancorp, Inc.
  • Beacon Federal: Chelmsford Branch at 116 Chelmsford Street, branch established on 1995/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,024.7 mil, Deposits: $686.1 mil, headquarters in East Syracuse, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Drum Hill Road Branch at 41 Drum Hill Road, branch established on 1969/04/28. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chelmsford Branch at 2 Summer Street, branch established on 1978/05/20. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Chelmsford Branch at 5 Billerica Rd, branch established on 1958/01/06. 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.
  • Northern Bank & Trust Company: Chelmsford Branch at 14 Littleton Road, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $734.7 mil, Deposits: $586.1 mil, headquarters in Woburn, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank: Chelmsford Branch at 23 Fletcher Street, branch established on 1955/07/27. Info updated 2011/09/19: Bank assets: $738.4 mil, Deposits: $601.2 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Lowell Five Bancorp Mhc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chelmsford, Massachusetts:

  • Radisson Hotel & Suites, 10 Independence Dr, Chelmsford, MA 01824 , Phone: (978) 256-0800, Fax: (978) 256-0750
  • Best Western Chelmsford Inn, 187 Chelmsford St, Chelmsford, MA 01824 , Phone: (508) 256-7511, Fax: (508) 250-1401
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Chelmsford town (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chelmsford:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF LOWELL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chelmsford:

  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJUL (91.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chelmsford:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 59
Total length: 287 meters (942ft)
Total costs: $55,893,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,073,498
Total average daily truck traffic: 259,640

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 16
  • 1960-1969: 18
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 23
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Chelmsford, MA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Chelmsford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chelmsford, MA
Businesses in Chelmsford, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts3Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx10T-Mobile1
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jones New York3UPS9
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Marshalls1
Browse common businesses in Chelmsford, MA

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