Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 34,032. Population change since 2000: +11.0%
 
Males: 17,106  (50.3%)
Females: 16,926  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02747.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,414 (it was $50,742 in 2000)
Dartmouth:

$62,414
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,688 (it was $24,326 in 2000)

Dartmouth town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $285,290 (it was $157,000 in 2000)
Dartmouth:

$285,290
MA:

$327,200
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  • Races in Dartmouth, MA (2010)

    Dartmouth races chart
    • 30,80290.5%White alone
    • 8242.4%Black alone
    • 8052.4%Hispanic
    • 6421.9%Asian alone
    • 5791.7%Two or more races
    • 3261.0%Other race alone
    • 480.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dartmouth: 143.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (40.5%), Irish (12.2%), English (11.1%), French (9.2%), French Canadian (5.0%), Italian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1664

Land area: 61.6 square miles.

Population density: 553 people per square mile   (low).

Dartmouth,MA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Dartmouth:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dartmouth town:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

4,072 residents are foreign born (10.8% Europe).

This town:

13.3%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Dartmouth, Massachusetts as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Dartmouth to the number of sex offenders is 5,737 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Dartmouth town:  1.1% ($1,668)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (3.2 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (160.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Bliss Corner, MA (1.2 miles ), Smith Mills, MA (1.4 miles ), New Bedford, MA (1.8 miles ), Fairhaven, MA (2.2 miles ), Acushnet Center, MA (2.4 miles ), Westport, MA (2.4 miles ), Acushnet, MA (2.5 miles ), North Westport, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 131 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 144 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 143 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2001: 134 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2002: 142 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2003: 136 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2004: 100 buildings, average cost: $299,800
  • 2005: 81 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $349,200
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $348,400
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $296,300
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $277,200
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $389,900
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $414,300
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $282,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 70.97 W


Crime rates in Dartmouth by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1100100000001
per 100,000 3.23.20.00.03.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.9
Rapes 1012624754629510
per 100,000 32.239.019.36.412.722.214.511.517.45.826.214.528.8
Robberies 1116102016171113131711913
per 100,000 35.452.032.264.050.754.031.937.337.749.732.026.037.5
Assaults 86496682908258714849533547
per 100,000 277.0159.1212.4262.6285.0260.6168.4203.6139.3143.1154.2101.3135.4
Burglaries 210342256199213188157146142159193157125
per 100,000 676.41,110.6823.8637.2674.5597.5455.8418.6412.2464.4561.6454.3360.2
Thefts 677661713759727907869890819688802732763
per 100,000 2,180.62,146.52,294.42,430.42,302.22,882.62,522.82,551.72,377.42,009.42,333.62,117.92,198.7
Auto thefts 71887079646243383434162531
per 100,000 228.7285.8225.3253.0202.7197.0124.8108.998.799.346.672.389.3
Arson 6363767624211
per 100,000 19.39.719.39.622.219.120.317.25.811.75.82.92.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 261.4282.6244.6248.7254.2269.6205.8209.4192.5175.9205.9168.6195.1

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

Crime rate in Dartmouth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 83 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Dartmouth tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Cashiers (3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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

Average climate in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dartmouth, Massachusetts average temperatures Dartmouth, Massachusetts average precipitation Dartmouth, Massachusetts humidity Dartmouth, Massachusetts wind speed Dartmouth, Massachusetts snowfall Dartmouth, Massachusetts sunshine Dartmouth, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Dartmouth-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Dartmouth town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 235.5 miles away from the city center
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 134.3 miles away from Dartmouth 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 242.4 miles away from the city 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 176.9 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 84.2 miles away from Dartmouth 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 279.1 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 Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Benjamin Tucker - Anarchist, Henry H. Crapo - Politician, John George, Jr. - Politician, William W. Crapo - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Dartmouth: David L. Gifford.

Hospitals and medical centers in Dartmouth:

  • HAWTHORN KIDNEY CENTER (537 FAUNCE CORNER ROAD)
  • OVERLOOK VNA (41 STATE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dartmouth:

  • BRANDON WOODS L T C FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA)
  • BRANDON WOODS OF DARTMOUTH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA)
  • NEW BEDFORD JEWISH CONVALESCENT HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • ROYAL TABER STREET NURS AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • HALLMARK NURSING HOME OF NEW BEDFORD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HALLMARK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • HATHAWAY MANOR EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dartmouth:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 3 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bristol Community College (about 11 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Roger Williams University (about 16 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Salve Regina University (about 20 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 26 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Brown University (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)

Public high school in Dartmouth:

  • DARTMOUTH HIGH (Students: 13, Location: 555 BAKERVILLE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Dartmouth:

See full list of schools located in Dartmouth

Library in Dartmouth:

  • DARTMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $962,617; Location: 732 DARTMOUTH STREET; 92,516 books; 523 e-books; 3,897 audio materials; 6,578 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dartmouth: New Bedford Rod and Gun Club (A), Hawthorne Country Club (B), Allendale Country Club (C), New Bedford Country Club (D), New Bedford City Rifle Range (E), Southcoast EMS (F), Dartmouth Fire Department District 2 (G), Dartmouth Fire Department District 3 Station 1 Headquarters (H), Dartmouth Fire Department District 1 Station 1 Headquarters (I), Dartmouth Fire Department District 3 Station 2 (J), Dartmouth Fire Department District 3 Station 3 (K), Roseanne Barker Library and Media Center (L), Doll Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: North Dartmouth Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dartmouth include: Holy Ghost Church (A), Smith Neck Church (B), Apponagansett Church (C), Saint George Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Pine Island Cemetery (2), Davis Cemetery (3), Hill Meadow Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Cedar Dell Lake (A), Allens Pond (B), Georges Pond (C), High Hill Reservoir (D), Cornell Pond (E), Noquochoke Lake (F), Shingle Island Swamp (G), Deerfield Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shingle Island River (A), Destruction Brook (B), Copicut River (C), Castle Brook (D), Paskamanset River (E), Buttonwood Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dartmouth include: Demarest Lloyd Memorial State Park (1), Apponagansett Point Recreation Area (2), Jones Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary (Recreation Areas; 1280 Horseneck Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Bristol 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 93.5. This is worse than average.

City:

93.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.45
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
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:

4.5%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Dartmouth in 2010:

  • 4,130 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,133 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Dartmouth in 2000:

  • 2,157 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 842 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Dartmouth (2011 data):

  • Bristol County Savings Bank: Dartmouth Branch at 502 State Road, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2007/09/11: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $1,027.4 mil, headquarters in Taunton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Beacon Bancorp
  • BankFive: Dartmouth Branch at 136 Faunce Corner Mall Road, branch established on 1998/12/15. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $613.3 mil, headquarters in Fall River, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfive, Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Dartmouth Mall Branch at 88-90 North Dartmouth Mall #90, branch established on 1971/04/13. 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.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Dartmouth Stop & Shop Branch at 25 Faunce Corner Mall Road, branch established on 2001/12/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Dartmouth travel time to work - commute Dartmouth mode of transportation to work chart

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 Dartmouth town (based on Bristol County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic286,11372
Evangelical Protestant18,765128
Mainline Protestant18,24683
Other7,80733
Orthodox1,5654
Black Protestant5115
None215,278-
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
State:

16.5%

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.73% ($38,878 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($50,643)
from Providence County, RI  0.45% ($48,971)


3.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.67% ($45,893 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($52,377)
to Providence County, RI  0.40% ($39,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dartmouth:

  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dartmouth:

  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Dartmouth:

  • 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.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Dartmouth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 125m410ftTotal length
  • $28,484,000Total costs
  • 411,439Total average daily traffic
  • 9,081Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 3Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 131960-1969
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dartmouth, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dartmouth)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dartmouth, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ROSE AUTO MA, 411 Faunce Corner Rd (091886) (Lat: 41.666167 Lon: -70.989500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 37.7 m, Call Sign: WQIM519
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dartmouth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dartmouth)

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

DARTMOUTH WATER DIVISION (Population served: 23,492, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-18-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 104
  • Hazardous Condition: 156
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Dartmouth

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dartmouth, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Dartmouth, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike3
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Dunkin Donuts4Ruby Tuesday1
Finish Line1Shaw's1
Hollister Co.1Spencer Gifts1
Honda1Stop & Shop1
Hot Topic1Subway1
Journeys1T-Mobile1
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
Motherhood Maternity1

Dartmouth compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Dartmouth on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 (02747) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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