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Population in 2010: 7,542. Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 

Males: 3,703  (49.1%)
Females: 3,839  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02025.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $106,466 (it was $84,156 in 2000)
Cohasset:

$106,466
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $56,047

Cohasset town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $665,249 (it was $390,300 in 2000)
Cohasset:

$665,249
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $852,614; Detached houses: $859,853; Townhouses or other attached units: $617,245; In 2-unit structures: $757,676; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $664,739; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $457,673; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,260,114
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  • White alone - 7,254 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 96 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 71 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cohasset: 384.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (40.4%), English (22.3%), Italian (13.0%), German (7.7%), United States (6.2%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 9.89 square miles.

Population density: 763 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cohasset:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cohasset town:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

336 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  4.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

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

Cohasset town:  1.1% ($4,469)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth Town, MA (7.3 miles , pop. 53,743).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (15.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (192.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: North Scituate, MA (1.8 miles ), Hingham, MA (2.0 miles ), Hull, MA (2.1 miles ), Scituate, MA (2.3 miles ), Norwell, MA (2.5 miles ), Weymouth Town, MA (2.7 miles ), Weymouth, MA (2.7 miles ), Marshfield Hills, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $242,800
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $312,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $320,200
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $314,900
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $374,100
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $507,500
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $572,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $370,600
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $572,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $788,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $377,200
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $390,500
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $381,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 70.81 W

Area codes: 781, 339

Cohasset household income distribution Cohasset home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cohasset by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000001003
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.90.00.039.5
Robberies 11000011010
per 100,000 13.713.60.00.00.00.013.913.90.013.60.0
Assaults 7131563895998
per 100,000 95.9176.8205.182.541.4110.1124.869.7123.5122.5105.4
Burglaries 2121214122251762223330
per 100,000 287.8285.7287.2563.7303.3344.1235.7864.6301.9449.2395.4
Thefts 4948548078898264615745
per 100,000 671.6653.0738.41100.01075.31225.11136.8892.5837.2775.8593.0
Auto thefts 75387262344
per 100,000 95.968.041.0110.096.527.583.227.941.254.452.7
Arson 00111310100
per 100,000 0.00.013.713.713.841.313.90.013.70.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 81.294.797.8113.283.5101.3101.7133.086.099.3112.8

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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 Cohasset detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (13%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Cohasset-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Cohasset 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 23.9 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cohasset-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 82% 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 95.7 miles away from the city 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 54.4 miles away from Cohasset center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 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 84.3 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 72.4 miles away from Cohasset 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 42.2 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 Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cohasset topographic map

Birthplace of: Stephen Bowen (astronaut) - Astronaut, Zealous Bates Tower - Union army general, Dominic Campedelli - Ice hockey player, Joshua Bates - Educator, Nancy Carell - Film actor, Walt Sweeney - Football League All-Star player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Cohasset:

  • COHASSET KNOLL N H (Nursing Home, ROUTE 3A)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-COHASSET (Nursing Home, 1 CHIEF JUSTICE CUSHING HIGHWAY)
  • RIPLEY ROAD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 25 RIPLEY RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Cohasset, MA

Heliports located in Cohasset:

Amtrak stations near Cohasset:

  • 15 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohasset:

  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 13 miles; Boston, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,906)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 15 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Curry College (about 15 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Emerson College (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Suffolk University (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,901)
  • Northeastern University (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 20,344)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)

Public high school in Cohasset:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cohasset:

See full list of schools located in Cohasset, School District: COHASSET

Library in Cohasset:

  • PAUL PRATT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $546,502; Location: 35 RIPLEY RD.; 61,087 books; 2,722 audio materials; 2,261 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cohasset: Cohasset Golf Club (A), Sutton Hole Light (B), White Head Light (C), Long Basin Light (D), Bryant Point Light (E), Cushing (F), Cohasset Yacht Club (G), Cohasset Fire Department (H), William Ripley Junior Library (I), Burtram J Pratt Memorial Library and Archives (J), Cohasset Historical Society Building (K), Maritime Museum (L), Paul Pratt Memorial Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cushing Plaza Shopping Center (1), Tedeschi Shopping Center (2), Cohasset Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cohasset include: Second Congregational Church (A), Saint Stephens Parish Church (B), Saint Anthonys Parish Church (C), Panagia Greek Orthodox Church (D), First Parish in Cohasset Church (E), Beechwood Congregational Church (F), Glastonbury Monastery (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Central Cemetery (1), Woodside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Treat Pond (A), Lily Pond (B), Sanctuary Pond (C), Little Harbor Reservoir (D), Great Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bound Brook (A), James Brook (B), Herring Brook (C), The Gulf (D), Brass Kettle Brook (E), Bailey Creek (F), Aaron River (G), Richardsons Brook (H), Rattlesnake Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cohasset: Wheelwright Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaches: Black Rock Beach (A), Sandy Beach (B), Pleasant Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Cohasset Historical Society (Museums; 106 South Main Street).

Hotel: Cohasset Harbor Inn (124 Elm Street).

 
Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.6. This is about average.
City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

COHASSET WATER DEPT (Population served: 6521, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.2%
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:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cohasset, MA

People in group quarters in Cohasset in 2010:

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

Cohasset compared to Massachusetts state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Cohasset (2011 data):

  • Pilgrim Bank: at 48 South Main Street, branch established on 1916/01/01; Chief Justice Cushing Way Branch at 800 Chief Justice Cushing Way, branch established on 2002/04/15. Info updated 2010/02/25: Bank assets: $170.3 mil, Deposits: $154.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Conahasset Bancshares Mhc
  • Hingham Institution for Savings: Cohasset Branch at 13 Elm Street, branch established on 1995/12/11. Info updated 2006/12/01: Bank assets: $1,127.3 mil, Deposits: $790.5 mil, headquarters in Hingham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Cohasset Branch at 380 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Route 3a, branch established on 1974/10/01. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cohasset Branch at 765 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, branch established on 2000/06/17. 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: Cohasset Branch at 773 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, branch established on 1932/04/15. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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 Cohasset town (based on Norfolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

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

12.9%
State:

16.5%

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.24%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.20% ($55,985 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.24% ($77,454)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.94% ($54,265)


8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($65,283 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.32% ($73,785)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.14% ($60,184)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cohasset:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cohasset:

  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cohasset:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cohasset, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $4,741,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,538
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 21,637


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 168 Turkey Hill Lane (Lat: 42.239417 Lon: -70.852583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA226
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Lottie L Thompson, Chief Justice Cushing Hwy (Lat: 42.243333 Lon: -70.836389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE
  • Tim McDougall, Chief Justice Cushing Hwy (Lat: 42.243333 Lon: -70.836389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Vielka M Gabriel, Chief Justice Cushing Hwy (Lat: 42.243333 Lon: -70.836389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE
  • Chief Justice Cushing Hwy (Lat: 42.243333 Lon: -70.836389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 7033943526, Shari.Pogach@nextel.Com, 1505 FARM CREDIT DR SECOND FLR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.233889 Lon: -70.810556, Call Sign: WQFC497
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHz, 458.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2006, Expiration Date: 06/14/2016, Certifier: Elleen Commane
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • COHASSET, Crocker Lane (Lat: 42.237583 Lon: -70.831694), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMS406, Licensee ID: L00000722
    Assigned Frequencies: 10623.7 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/27/1999
    Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 180 Washington Valley Rd, Bedminster, NJ 07921
  • COHASSET, Turkey Hill Ln (Lat: 42.239528 Lon: -70.852528), Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WPOP579
    Assigned Frequencies: 10667.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 04/01/2018, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Turkey Hill, Approx. 0.8 Mi. S. Of N. Cohasset (Lat: 42.240639 Lon: -70.853361), Call Sign: KNKK735
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Andrew Fitton
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8663, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 92 Border St (Lat: 42.239000 Lon: -70.789500), Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: KWS656
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/1998, Expiration Date: 12/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2003
    Registrant: Cohasset, Town Of, 92 Border St, Cohasset, MA 02025
  • 25 Pleasant (Lat: 42.241500 Lon: -70.811444), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHU425
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/1994, Expiration Date: 02/15/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Cohasset Boat Tow Company, North Scituate, MA 02060
  • 99 Howard Gleason Rd (Lat: 42.250111 Lon: -70.782833), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRV400
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2005, Expiration Date: 09/29/2015
    Registrant: Cohasset Yacht Club, 99 Howard Gleason Rd, Cohasset, MA 02025, Phone: (781) 733-0202

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cohasset)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cohasset)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 56
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Cohasset


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cohasset, MA
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CVS1Shaw's1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS2
FedEx3Vans1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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