For population 25 years and over in Dudley:
For population 15 years and over in Dudley town:
556 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (16.2 miles , pop. 172,648).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (46.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (131.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Webster, MA (1.5 miles ), Quinebaug, CT (1.6 miles ), Webster, MA (1.7 miles ), North Grosvenor Dale, CT (2.2 miles ), Thompson, CT (2.2 miles ), Oxford, MA (2.2 miles ), Southbridge, MA (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 71.92 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 508
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 Dudley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Work and jobs in Dudley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dudley, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dudley-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Dudley 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 11.2 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dudley-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 84% 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 27.6 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 26.4 miles away from Dudley center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.5 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 89.8 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 42.8 miles away from Dudley 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 72.6 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).
Birthplace of: William Whiting II - Politician, Jerry Turbidy - Baseball player, John Stafford (baseball) - Baseball player.
Amtrak station near Dudley:
Local government website: TOWNOFDUDLEY.COM
College/University in Dudley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dudley:
Public high school in Dudley:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Dudley:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dudley and their reported violations in the past:DUDLEY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8355, Groundwater):
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
429 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Dudley compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Dudley (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Dudley (based on Worcester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 135
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Dudley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dudley, MA
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $13,372,000
Total average daily traffic: 53,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,358
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 84,665
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dudley)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dudley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dudley, MA
Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2014.