Duxbury, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,802.
Population change since 2000: +26.4%
Males: 806  (44.8%)
Females: 996  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02332.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $165,152 (it was $105,683 in 2000)
Duxbury:

$165,152
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $74,471 (it was $44,589 in 2000)

Duxbury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $515,900 in 2000)
Duxbury:

over $1,000,000
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $430,018; detached houses: $453,048; townhouses or other attached units: $405,599; in 2-unit structures: $310,433; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,904; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,852; mobile homes: $134,291

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,761.

March 2019 cost of living index in Duxbury: 145.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.2%
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  • Races in Duxbury, MA (2010)
    • 1,76197.7%White alone
    • 130.7%Asian alone
    • 130.7%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 60.3%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Duxbury, Massachusetts as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Duxbury is 1,518 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Duxbury by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(26.0)
2
(12.9)
2
(12.9)
2
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(75.4)
9
(63.3)
5
(33.0)
3
(19.6)
2
(13.1)
4
(26.0)
12
(77.6)
12
(77.4)
6
(37.3)
7
(43.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(205.6)
27
(189.8)
15
(99.0)
45
(294.6)
16
(105.0)
13
(84.5)
11
(71.1)
16
(103.2)
22
(136.8)
18
(112.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(671.8)
78
(548.4)
79
(521.4)
47
(307.7)
43
(282.1)
74
(481.0)
36
(232.8)
74
(477.5)
78
(484.9)
74
(461.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(13.7)
3
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
2
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.9)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)57.459.434.438.421.355.640.752.749.235.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Duxbury, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: English (37.0%), Irish (14.3%), German (9.2%), Italian (5.3%), British (4.2%), Slovak (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1637

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 829 people per square mile   (low).

Duxbury, Massachusetts map

46 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

This place:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,920 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $11,217 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (18.0 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (28.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (185.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

South Duxbury, MA (1.4 miles ),
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA (1.5 miles ),
Marshfield, MA (2.0 miles ),
Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock, MA (2.0 miles ),
Kingston, MA (2.0 miles ),
North Plymouth, MA (2.2 miles ),
Plymouth, MA (2.5 miles ),
North Pembroke, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 70.67 W

Area code: 781

Distribution of median household income in Duxbury, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Duxbury, MA in 2017
Duxbury satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $269,600
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $266,400
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $323,800
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $281,200
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $291,900
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $326,400
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $516,200
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $320,500
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $282,500
  • 2015: 67 buildings, average cost: $322,600
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $426,200
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $496,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Duxbury, MA residents
Average permit cost in Duxbury, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Duxbury, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (20.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.2%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (29.7%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.5%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Private households (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Duxbury, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Financial managers (6.2%)
  • Lawyers (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Financial managers (8.4%)
  • Lawyers (7.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10.5%)
  • Art and design workers (8.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)

Average climate in Duxbury, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Duxbury, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 6.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.33
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.79
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.29. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.29
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Duxbury-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Duxbury place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.9 miles away from the place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duxbury-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 227.8 miles away from Duxbury 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 111.2 miles away from the city 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 228.2 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 204.0 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 60.4 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) earthquake occurred 84.8 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 Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Duxbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Duxbury:

  • BAY PATH AT DUXBURY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (308 KINGSTOWN WAY)
  • DUXBURY HOUSE NURSING HOME (298 KINGS TOWN WAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Duxbury:

  • CRANBERRY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF PLYMOUTH CORDAGE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • CENTRUS PREMIER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • CARE HOME AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • BAYADA NURSES INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES - PLYMOUTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • PEMBROKE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Duxbury:

  • 7 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duxbury:

  • Bridgewater State University (about 16 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 17 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 21 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 23 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 27 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 27 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Suffolk University (about 30 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high schools in Duxbury:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Duxbury:

Private elementary/middle schools in Duxbury:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 195, Location: 131 MOUNT PLEASANT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PAIGE ACADEMY (Students: 122, Location: 40 HIGHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Duxbury

Library in Duxbury:

  • DUXBURY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,205,855; Location: 77 ALDEN STREET; 110,177 books; 4,742 audio materials; 5,284 video materials; 27 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 294 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Duxbury: Duxbury Yacht Club (A), Duxbury Middle School Media Center (B), Duxbury High School Media Center (C), Carl A Weyerhaeuser Library (D), Duxbury Art Complex (E), Duxbury Free Library (F), John Alden House (G), Windsor House Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Duxbury include: Saint John the Evangelist Church (A), Pilgrim Church of Duxbury (B), First Parish Unitarian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Episcopal Church Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Bluefish River Reservoir (A), Bluefish River Marshes (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Bluefish River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Duxbury: Old Shipbuilders Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Duxbury Art Complex Inc Museum (189 Alden Street), Alden House Museum (105 Alden Street).

Hotel: Duxbury Clipper (11 South Station Street).

Birthplace of: Pat Leahy (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Peleg Wadsworth - Continental Army officer, Stet Howland - Rock drummer, George Partridge - Politician, Peleg Sprague (Maine politician) - Federal judge, William H. Kent - Politician, Chris Ajemian - Lacrosse player, Jim Manganello - Soccer player, Mark Murphy (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

DUXBURY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 15,765, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.8%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Duxbury (2011 data):

  • Rockland Trust Company: Duxbury Branch at 290 Kingstown Way, branch established on 1995/01/18; Duxbury Branch at 27 Bay Road At Hall's Corner, branch established on 1962/01/03. 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.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Duxbury Branch at 64 Depot Street, branch established on 1962/04/30. 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.
  • Eastern Bank: Depot Street Branch at 19 Depot Street, branch established on 1977/09/19. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Duxbury:

Marital status in Duxbury, MA
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

For population 25 years and over in Duxbury:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 83.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 51.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Duxbury
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Duxbury, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Plymouth County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
This county:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
State:

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

16.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Duxbury:

47.5%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.3%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Duxbury:

26.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Duxbury:

11.3%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Duxbury:

6.7
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.0%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

64.7%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Duxbury:

84.6%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Duxbury, MA Residents

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)
Businesses in Duxbury, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx6Talbots1
Jones New York1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Duxbury:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duxbury:

  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Duxbury:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, 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.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • Duxbury, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count53
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents70
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:27
  • Fatalities55
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents104
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count16117
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22366
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5565
  • Fatalities17383
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37499
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1481
See more detailed statistics of Duxbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.2mTotal length
  • $72,986,000Total costs
  • 1,422Total average daily traffic
  • 16,583Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Duxbury, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • 397 Washington St (Lat: 42.036222 Lon: -70.671694), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KVR467, Licensee ID: L00093822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2015, Registrant: Battelle Memorial Institute, 505 King Ave, Columbus, OH 43201, Phone: (614) 424-3282, Fax: (614) 424-4278, Email:
  • 553 Washington St (Lat: 42.079556 Lon: -70.670583), Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WHU637, Licensee ID: L00002646,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.925 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/01/2003, Expiration Date: 01/26/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2013, Registrant: Long Point Marine Inc, 553 Washington St, Duxbury, MA 02332
  • 98 King Caesar Rd (Lat: 42.035389 Lon: -70.666139), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WHV606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/1997, Expiration Date: 04/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2002, Registrant: Lee M Kennedy, 98 King Caesar Rd, Duxbury, MA 02332
  • 553 Washington St. (Lat: 42.046111 Lon: -70.671111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.3 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WQQZ918,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.925 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/02/2023, Certifier: Lawrence W Martin, Registrant: Long Point Marine Inc., 553 Washington St., Duxbury, MA 02332, Phone: (781) 934-5302, Fax: (781) 934-9894, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Duxbury)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$413,21514$440,34791$371,7455$346,7104$302,745
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$409,0708$360,8791$118,7600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$254,2702$308,19516$445,8971$317,0801$245,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$367,18014$398,8551$301,3402$300,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$248,9680$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5071.03 , 5071.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$214,3700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$386,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5071.03 , 5071.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Duxbury, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Duxbury, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 63 took place in 2007, and the least - 24 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Duxbury, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (40.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Duxbury, MA
    • 32141.6%Structure Fires
    • 31340.6%Outside Fires
    • 11114.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 263.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Duxbury, MA
Most common first names in Duxbury, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10978.0 years
Mary10582.2 years
William9075.4 years
Robert6575.2 years
Margaret5882.9 years
Helen5884.2 years
Dorothy5382.9 years
George5276.4 years
Elizabeth5283.3 years
Joseph5076.1 years
Most common last names in Duxbury, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White1877.3 years
Peterson1883.6 years
Randall1776.6 years
Smith1777.8 years
Sullivan1578.9 years
Johnson1478.0 years
Loring1478.0 years
Murphy1380.3 years
Chandler1278.0 years
Holmes1182.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Duxbury, MA
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 41.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Duxbury, MA
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Duxbury compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Duxbury on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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