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Population in 2010: 8,471. Population change since 2000: +20.2%
Males: 4,215  (49.8%)
Females: 4,256  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01516.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $79,028 (it was $60,529 in 2000)
Douglas:

$79,028
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,670

Douglas town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $264,478 (it was $153,000 in 2000)
Douglas:

$264,478
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $328,672; Detached houses: $343,213; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,101; In 2-unit structures: $286,980; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $270,343; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $172,396; Mobile homes: $127,096

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Douglas races chart
  • White alone - 8,074 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 139 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 122 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 75 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 35 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Douglas: 353.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (20.6%), Irish (20.5%), English (15.1%), French Canadian (12.8%), Italian (11.6%), Polish (9.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 582 feet

Land area: 36.4 square miles.

Population density: 233 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Douglas:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Douglas town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

247 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Africa).

This town:  3.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

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

Douglas town:  1.5% ($2,305)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Douglas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (15.3 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (37.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (146.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: East Douglas, MA (1.3 miles ), Whitinsville, MA (2.2 miles ), Uxbridge, MA (2.3 miles ), Sutton, MA (2.4 miles ), Northbridge, MA (2.4 miles ), Burrillville, RI (2.5 miles ), Harrisville, RI (2.6 miles ), Pascoag, RI (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 99 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 78 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $207,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 71.73 W

Douglas household income distribution Douglas home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Douglas by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101231232304
per 100,000 14.10.013.326.238.812.624.737.324.737.00.046.6
Robberies 110121100000
per 100,000 14.114.00.013.125.812.612.40.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 16172106759187117
per 100,000 226.0238.326.6131.077.588.361.8112.0222.486.3129.181.6
Burglaries 881018231591218392625
per 100,000 113.0112.2133.1235.8297.1189.1111.2149.4222.4480.9305.1291.5
Thefts 489151515161522263523
per 100,000 56.5112.2119.8196.5193.8189.1197.7186.7271.8320.6410.7268.2
Auto thefts 334253471422
per 100,000 42.442.153.226.264.637.849.487.112.449.323.523.3
Arson 011201200001
per 100,000 0.014.013.326.20.012.624.70.00.00.00.011.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 77.370.335.780.791.657.657.780.395.4101.368.190.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Machinery (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Douglas, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Douglas-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Douglas 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 8.2 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douglas-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 82% 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 34.5 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 32.6 miles away from Douglas center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 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 88.1 miles away from the city 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 35.7 miles away from Douglas 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 66.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Douglas topographic map

Birthplace of: Karen Thatcher - Ice hockey player, Leonard White (physician) - Physician, Bowman Brown Law - Politician, John R. Thayer - Politician, Mike Brannock - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Douglas:

  • EAST WALLUM LAKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • CARE PROVIDERS OF BLACKSTONE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WHITINSVILLE, MA)
  • LYDIA TAFT HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UXBRIDGE, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Douglas, MA

Amtrak station near Douglas:

  • 15 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Douglas:

  • College of the Holy Cross (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • Clark University (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Bryant University (about 15 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Worcester State College (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Assumption College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)

Public high school in Douglas:

Public elementary/middle school in Douglas:

See full list of schools located in Douglas, School District:

Library in Douglas:

  • SIMON FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $192,600; Location: 290 MAIN STREET; 23,118 books; 923 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 118 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Douglas: Hayward Mill (A), Douglas Orchard (B), Douglas Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Douglas include: First Congregational Church (A), East Douglas United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), South Douglas Cemetery (2), Douglas Center Cemetery (3), Saint Denis Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Grassy Pond (A), Badluck Lake (B), Chamberlain Pond (C), Wallis Pond (D), Bating Pond (E), Chase Pond (F), Hunt Pond (G), Morse Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bating Brook (A), Caswell Brook (B), Cedar Swamp Brook (C), Centerville Brook (D), Dudley Brook (E), Gilboa Brook (F), Greene Brook (G), Riddle Brook (H), Wellman Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Breezy Picnic Grounds Waterslides (Amusement & Theme Parks; 520 N Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.2. This is about average.
City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 37.7. This is significantly worse than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.58
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.445. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.445
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.29
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00190. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00190
U.S.:

0.02218

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

DOUGLAS WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2000), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 51 regular monitoring violations

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

  • VILLAGE BARN (Serves RI, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

4.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Douglas, MA

Douglas compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility 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 Douglas town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGFP (940 AM; 1 kW; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douglas:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Douglas:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)

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

Douglas, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 42
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 47
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 95
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Douglas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $5,757,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,620
Total average daily truck traffic: 918
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 29,406


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • EDWARD G ROACH, 93 Southwest Main Street (Lat: 42.049611 Lon: -71.759000), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 93 Southwest Main Street (Lat: 42.049611 Lon: -71.759000), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 93 Southwest Main Street (Lat: 42.049611 Lon: -71.759000), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 93 Southwest Main Street (Lat: 42.049611 Lon: -71.759000), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 25027 m, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 17 Church Street (Lat: 42.060806 Lon: -71.744111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: KXG854, Licensee ID: L00040633
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.487 MHz, 37.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015
    Registrant: Douglas, Town Of
  • Douglas State Forest Headquarters (Lat: 42.034000 Lon: -71.772028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPLG562
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz, 151.235 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Richard Geyster
    Registrant: Massachusett, Comm Of, 180 Beaman St., West Boylston, MA 01583, Phone: (508) 792-7806, Fax: (508) 792-7805, Email:
  • TOWER, 17 Church Street (Lat: 42.060806 Lon: -71.744111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: KCB775
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.887 MHz, 39.6000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2012, Expiration Date: 11/10/2022
    Registrant: Wj Budzyna, 49 Gill Court, Whitingville, MA 01588, Phone: (508) 234-6021, Fax: (508) 234-2605
  • Lat: 42.074028 Lon: -71.709444, Call Sign: WPZR570
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2004, Expiration Date: 02/26/2014, Certifier: Robert P Kozlowski
    Registrant: The Spectrum Firm, Inc., 21 Ski Run Trail, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-8109, Fax: (717) 642-6931

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DOUGLAS, 17 Church St (Lat: 42.060806 Lon: -71.744111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQKP503
    Assigned Frequencies: 10652.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Douglas)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Douglas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Douglas


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

Businesses in Douglas, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

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