Chilmark, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 866.
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 439  (50.7%)
Females: 427  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

50.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02535.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,230 (it was $41,917 in 2000)
Chilmark:

$64,230
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,391 (it was $30,029 in 2000)

Chilmark town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $732,700 in 2000)
Chilmark:

over $1,000,000
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $858,303; detached houses: $848,329; townhouses or other attached units: $892,760; in 2-unit structures: $684,270; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $641,691
March 2019 cost of living index in Chilmark: 219.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Chilmark, MA (2010)
    • 83095.8%White alone
    • 151.7%Black alone
    • 91.0%Two or more races
    • 70.8%Hispanic
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Chilmark by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

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)
Rapes
(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)
Robberies
(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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(102.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(114.8)
1
(109.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(432.0)
2
(216.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(511.2)
5
(507.1)
6
(672.6)
4
(459.2)
1
(109.8)
1
(107.0)
2
(216.0)
1
(108.1)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(1,125)
10
(1,014)
21
(2,354)
16
(1,837)
7
(768.4)
11
(1,176)
5
(540.0)
13
(1,405)
9
(975.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(112.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)101.276.1150.2128.660.463.1123.1107.039.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Chilmark, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.40
Massachusetts average:

2.57
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Chilmark, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (31.2%), German (15.9%), Irish (15.4%), French (8.1%), United States (7.7%), Scottish (7.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1714

Elevation: 91 feet

Land area: 19.1 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

Chilmark, Massachusetts map

45 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

5.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chilmark town:

0.2% ($1,152)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (23.2 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (69.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (166.7 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

Aquinnah, MA (1.8 miles ),
West Tisbury, MA (2.3 miles ),
Gosnold, MA (3.0 miles),
Tisbury, MA (3.1 miles ),
Vineyard Haven, MA (3.2 miles ),
Oak Bluffs, MA (3.3 miles ),
Edgartown, MA (3.4 miles ),
Woods Hole, MA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 70.74 W

Area code: 508

Distribution of median household income in Chilmark, MA in 2017
Chilmark satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chilmark, MA residents
Average permit cost in Chilmark, MA
Most common industries in Chilmark, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Chilmark, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (12.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Chilmark, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chilmark, Massachusetts average temperatures Chilmark, Massachusetts average precipitation Chilmark, Massachusetts humidity Chilmark, Massachusetts wind speed Chilmark, Massachusetts snowfall Chilmark, Massachusetts sunshine Chilmark, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Chilmark-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.8 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 256.9 miles away from Chilmark center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from Chilmark 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 105.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 286.1 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 Dukes County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Chilmark:

  • BARNSTABLE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; POCASSET, MA)
  • CAPE COD AND ISLANDS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; POCASSET, MA)
  • COLONIAL CARE CERTIFIED, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • FALMOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • ROYAL NURSING CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • VNA OF UPPER CAPE COD INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)
  • JML CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FALMOUTH, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chilmark:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 24 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,545)
  • Salve Regina University (about 31 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Cape Cod Community College (about 32 miles; West Barnstable, MA; FT enrollment: 2,491)
  • Bristol Community College (about 33 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Roger Williams University (about 35 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 43 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 46 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)

Public elementary/middle school in Chilmark:

See full list of schools located in Chilmark

Library in Chilmark:

  • CHILMARK FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,172; Location: 522 SOUTH RD.; 24,045 books; 785 audio materials; 3,806 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chilmark: Dutcher Dock (A), Beetlebung Corner (B), Tri - Town Ambulance (C), Chilmark Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Chilmark Fire Department Station 2 (E), Chilmark Community Center (F), Chilmark Public Library (G), Chilmark Town Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chilmark: Chilmark Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Chilmark Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Nashaquitsa Pond (A), Menemsha Pond (B), Harlock Pond (C), Black Point Pond (D), Quenames Cove (E), Chilmark Pond (F), Stonewall Pond (G), Bliss Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Chilmark: Menemsha Hills Reservation (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaches: Lucy Vincent Beach (A), Menemsha Beach (B), Squibnocket Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: John W. Mayhew - College football coach.

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

2.2 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.8%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
5 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

Banks with branches in Chilmark (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Chilmark Branch at 517 South Road, branch established on 1965/07/01. 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.
  • Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank: Chilmark Branch at 9 State Road, branch established on 2004/05/03. Info updated 2007/11/16: Bank assets: $526.2 mil, Deposits: $431.2 mil, headquarters in Edgartown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Chilmark:

Marital status in Chilmark, MA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Chilmark:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chilmark, MA (based on Dukes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8961
Mainline Protestant1,61012
Other1,1576
Evangelical Protestant3103
None10,562-
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: 13
This county:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

35.59 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

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

14.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.41% ($120,028 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($76,435)
from Barnstable County, MA  0.25% ($35,409)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Barnstable County, MA  0.54% ($52,723 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.35% ($91,333)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.28% ($81,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chilmark:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chilmark:

  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Chilmark:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)

Chilmark fatal accident list:

Jul 2, 2014 12:30 AM, South Road, Lat: 41.346517, Lon: -70.716650, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1981 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • $863,000Total costs
  • 12,000Total average daily traffic
  • 840Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,424Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chilmark)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Cross Rd (Lat: 41.344000 Lon: -70.905028), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNSZ366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.940 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2015, Expiration Date: 08/13/2025, Registrant: Bardwell Elect, Tisbury, MA 02568, Phone: (508) 693-1486, Email:
  • Off Middle Road (Lat: 41.354833 Lon: -70.735028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WQAS838,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2014, Expiration Date: 07/30/2024, Certifier: Mike Mccormack, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 34 Black Smith Valley Road (Lat: 41.319389 Lon: -70.769917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQGX574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.350 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2017, Expiration Date: 05/15/2027, Certifier: Doug Liman, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1WKY, Grant Date: 12/24/1990, Expiration Date: 12/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2002, Registrant: Christian B Parker, Prospect Hill Box 477, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Call Sign: N1QWY, Previous Call Sign: KA1TJB, Grant Date: 12/14/1993, Expiration Date: 12/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2005, Registrant: Emma T Parker, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Call Sign: N1QWZ, Previous Call Sign: KA1TJC, Licensee ID: L00749164, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 12/14/2023, Certifier: J B R Parker, Registrant: J B R Parker, Chilmark, MA 02535-0477
  • Call Sign: W1MIW, Licensee ID: L01537609, Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Registrant: Donald G Beck, 9 Shalers Way, Chilmark, MA 02535-2851
  • Call Sign: WA2KIV, Licensee ID: L00877578, Grant Date: 08/01/2014, Expiration Date: 08/17/2024, Certifier: Victor R Spelman, Registrant: Victor R Spelman, 9 Beechtree Road, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Call Sign: KB1OCG, Licensee ID: L01205181, Grant Date: 09/29/2016, Expiration Date: 10/31/2026, Certifier: William H Smith, Registrant: William H Smith, 15 Menemsha Cross Road, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Call Sign: KD2MZH, Licensee ID: L02085848, Grant Date: 03/01/2017, Expiration Date: 03/01/2027, Certifier: Forrest E Filler, Registrant: Forrest E Filler, 12 Fannies Way, Chilmark, MA 02535

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 351BR , Serial Number: 18280045, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Rosenbaum, Po Box 761, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4284K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1284, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Paul S Hornblower, Po Box 345, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 544PZ , Serial Number: 17701981, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Paul D Adler, 30 Stonewood Ln, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Aircraft: AEROFAB INC LAKE 250 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59CA , Serial Number: 129, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Purpurea LLC, 290 South Rd, Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 645SK , Serial Number: TH-2118, Certificate Issue Date: 09/28/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Knafel Aviation Corp, Po Box 311, Chilmark, MA 02535

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chilmark, MA
  • 52.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chilmark, MA
  • 43.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.6%Wood
  • 11.7%Electricity


Chilmark compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Chilmark on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #12 (02535) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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