For population 25 years and over in Easton:
For population 15 years and over in Easton town:
1,021 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (5.0 miles , pop. 94,304).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (19.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (165.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: West Bridgewater, MA (2.2 miles ), Brockton, MA (2.2 miles ), Stoughton, MA (2.3 miles ), Mansfield Center, MA (2.4 miles ), Sharon, MA (2.5 miles ), Mansfield, MA (2.5 miles ), Avon, MA (2.5 miles ), Sharon, MA (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 71.11 W
Area codes: 508, 774
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Easton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 39 (31 officers).
Easton tourist attractions:
Work and jobs in Easton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Easton, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Easton-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Easton 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 4.8 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Easton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% 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 63.5 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 74.7 miles away from Easton 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 60.9 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 25.6 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 91.6 miles away from Easton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 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: Anselm Tupper - Continental Army officer, Erik Vendt - Swimmer, James H. Turpin - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jim Craig (ice hockey) - Ice hockey goaltender, Oakes Ames - (1804-1873), Congressman and entrepreneur, Craig Charron - Ice hockey player, John L. Bates - Politician, Ken MacAfee (wide receiver) - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Easton:
Amtrak station near Easton:
Local government website: www.easton.ma.us
College/University in Easton:
See full list of schools located in Easton, School District: EASTON
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Easton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.28. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
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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:
People in group quarters in Easton:
Easton compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Easton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Easton (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
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Easton:
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See more detailed statistics of Easton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $1,680,000
Total average daily traffic: 50,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,055
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 79,755
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Easton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Easton, MA
Total of 39 patent applications in 2008-2013.