For population 25 years and over in Dartmouth:
For population 15 years and over in Dartmouth town:
4,072 residents are foreign born (10.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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+: New York, NY (165.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
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:
Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 70.97 W
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dartmouth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 77 (63 officers).
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Work and jobs in Dartmouth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Dartmouth-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 59% 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 slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Dartmouth center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 15.0 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 82.3 miles away from the city 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 84.8 miles away from Dartmouth center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 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 Recipient born in Dartmouth: David L. Gifford.
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Local government website: www.town.dartmouth.ma.us
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See full list of schools located in Dartmouth, School District: DARTMOUTH
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Dartmouth compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Dartmouth (2011 data):
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Dartmouth town (based on Bristol County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 109
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
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4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Dartmouth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dartmouth, MA
Total length: 124 meters (407ft)
Total costs: $27,226,000
Total average daily traffic: 419,192
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,756
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dartmouth)
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dartmouth)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dartmouth, MA
Total of 84 patent applications in 2008-2014.