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Population in July 2009: 16,111. Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 7,605  (47.2%)
Females: 8,506  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 02719

Estimated median household income in 2011: $51,199 (it was $41,696 in 2000)
Fairhaven:

$51,199
Massachusetts:

$62,859
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $28,663

Fairhaven town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $254,195 (it was $133,400 in 2000)
Fairhaven:

$254,195
Massachusetts:

$326,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $311,558; Detached houses: $316,617; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,738; In 2-unit structures: $278,770; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,102; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,670; Mobile homes: $322,267
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  • White alone - 15,489 (95.9%)
  • Two or more races - 179 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 150 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 135 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 94 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 71 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairhaven: 284.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (33.3%), English (17.1%), French (15.6%), Irish (14.7%), French Canadian (8.5%), Polish (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1812

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 1300 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairhaven:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairhaven town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

916 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This town:  5.7%
Massachusetts:  14.3%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fairhaven, Massachusetts as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairhaven to the number of sex offenders is 5,370 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Fairhaven town:  1.3% ($1,745)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (3.0 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (48.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: New Bedford, MA (1.7 miles ), Acushnet Center, MA (1.9 miles ), Bliss Corner, MA (1.9 miles ), Mattapoisett, MA (2.1 miles ), Mattapoisett Center, MA (2.1 miles ), Acushnet, MA (2.1 miles ), Dartmouth, MA (2.2 miles ), Smith Mills, MA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $269,200
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $249,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $187,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 508

Fairhaven household income distribution Fairhaven home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fairhaven by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2120002110101
per 100,000 12.26.212.20.00.00.012.36.16.20.06.30.06.2
Rapes 2762333102682
per 100,000 12.243.136.712.218.418.418.46.10.012.337.750.112.5
Robberies 54172015101115109101111
per 100,000 30.424.6103.9122.291.961.467.492.262.155.262.868.968.6
Assaults 11410381112815659584042444636
per 100,000 693.8634.4495.1684.5496.0343.8361.5356.5248.2257.4276.5288.0224.5
Burglaries 172184141203155148208140146969911483
per 100,000 1046.81133.3861.91240.6949.2908.51274.6860.6906.0588.3622.0713.8517.7
Thefts 351345340330306264298404389306303325323
per 100,000 2136.22124.92078.22016.71873.91620.61826.12483.42413.91875.21903.72035.12014.6
Auto thefts 16292832312925202311131315
per 100,000 97.4178.6171.1195.6189.8178.0153.2122.9142.767.481.781.493.6
Arson 3221210522050
per 100,000 18.312.312.26.112.26.10.030.712.412.30.031.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 362.7374.4355.1381.5310.2254.6318.8297.3262.4207.6253.0266.7220.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fairhaven-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Fairhaven 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 2.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairhaven-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 87.1 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 90.2 miles away from Fairhaven 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 19.0 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 85.1 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 83.6 miles away from Fairhaven center
On 3/12/2002 at 07:13:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 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).
Fairhaven topographic map

Birthplace of: Abbie G. Rogers - Philanthropist, Julie Giroux - Composer, William LeBaron Jenney - architect, Jim Cudworth - Baseball player.

Political contributions by individuals in Fairhaven, MA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairhaven:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 7 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bristol Community College (about 14 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Roger Williams University (about 20 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Salve Regina University (about 25 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 25 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 30 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Brown University (about 31 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)

Public high school in Fairhaven:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairhaven:

Private elementary/middle school in Fairhaven:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 100 SPRING ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Fairhaven:

  • MILLICENT LIBRARY (Operating income: $646,443; Location: 45 CENTER ST.; 64,705 books; 717 e-books; 7,500 audio materials; 3,963 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fairhaven: Berdon Plaza (A), Fairhaven Plaza (B), Fairhaven Townhall (C), Fairhaven Fire Department (D), Fairhaven High School Library (E), Millicent Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fairhaven: New Boston Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Woodside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: West Island Marshes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Fairhaven include: Cushman Park (1), Livesey Park (2), South Shore Marshes Wildlife Management Area (3), Camp Echo (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn- Exp Harborfront (110 Middle Street), Fairhaven Harborside Inn & Spa (1 Main Street), Hampton Inn New Bedford/Fairhaven (1 Hampton Way), Briar Rose Bed And Breakfast (146 Main), Hampton Inn Fairhaven (1 Hampton Way), Huttleston Motel (128 Huttleston Avenue).

 
Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

11.9

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

FAIRHAVEN WATER DEPT (Population served: 16269, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2004)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.6%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
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: 0.4% of all households

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

9.0%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

3.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairhaven, MA

People in group quarters in Fairhaven in 2010:

  • 302 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Fairhaven in 2000:

  • 342 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fairhaven compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Fairhaven (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Fairhaven Stop & Shop Branch at 221 Huttleson Avenue, branch established on 2002/04/03; Fairhaven Branch at 4 Plaza Way, branch established on 1855/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Huttleston Avenue Branch at 125 Huttleston Avenue, branch established on 1976/06/14. 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.
  • BayCoast Bank: Fairhaven Branch at 75 Alden Road, branch established on 1997/01/27. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $909.2 mil, Deposits: $730.3 mil, headquarters in Fall River, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Narragansett Financial Corp
  • BankFive: Fairhaven Branch at 105 Huttleston Avenue, branch established on 2007/04/02. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $613.3 mil, headquarters in Fall River, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfive, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fairhaven Branch at Berdon Plaza, Route 6, branch established on 1970/11/02. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rockland Trust Company: Fairhaven Branch at 75 Huttelson Ave, branch established on 1831/01/01. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairhaven, Massachusetts:

  • Seaport Inn And Marina , 110 Middle St, Fairhaven, MA 02719 , Phone: (508) 997-1281, Fax: (508) 996-5727
  • Hampton Inn New Bedford-Fairhaven , 1 Hampton Way, Fairhaven, MA 02719 , Phone: (508) 990-8500, Fax: (508) 990-0183
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairhaven (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
State:

16.5%

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairhaven:

  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairhaven:

  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWTA (88.5 FM; MARION, MA; Owner: TABOR ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around Fairhaven:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fairhaven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 105 meters (344ft)
Total costs: $83,917,000
Total average daily traffic: 300,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 19,608
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 474,103

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 4
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fairhaven, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairhaven)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Arsene St (Lat: 41.637500 Lon: -70.871389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 170 m, Call Sign: WPDW274, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2001, Expiration Date: 08/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Wjfd-Fm, Arsen Street (Lat: 41.637333 Lon: -70.871417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 170 m, Call Sign: WPJU530
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/30/1996, Expiration Date: 10/30/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2006, Certifier: Eugene H Kreeft
    Registrant: Preferred Networks Inc, 5801 Goshen Springs Rd, Suite D, Norcross, GA 30071, Fax: (770) 734-0936

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • FIRE HDQTRS, Lat: 41.640111 Lon: -70.892806, Call Sign: WPGG651, Licensee ID: L00103813
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.537 MHz, 460.562 MHz, 465.537 MHz, 465.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/13/2015
    Registrant: Fairhaven, Town Of, 146 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719, Phone: (508) 994-1428, Fax: (508) 994-1515, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi Se Of Jct 6 And 240 (Lat: 41.639000 Lon: -70.873639), Structure height: 171 m, Call Sign: KCA365
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2005, Expiration Date: 10/10/2015, Certifier: Lawrence J Gelbien
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • FAIRHAVEN, MA, Lat: 41.640111 Lon: -70.892806, Call Sign: WQFU342
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2006, Expiration Date: 10/04/2016, Certifier: Timothy P Francis
    Registrant: Signal Communications Corporation, 4 Wheeling Avenue, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-0998, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairhaven)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 142PT , Serial Number: CH2-0292-B-0824, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen Shurtleff, 7 Winslow Ct, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2122A , Serial Number: 22-563, Year manufactured: 1952
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph A Gubler, 4 Lloyd Farm Ln, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • Aircraft: WILLSON HOWARD S AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27KM , Serial Number: 885, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Brennan, 37 Fort St, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • Aircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTSW (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 294CT , Serial Number: 07-06-02, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael C Gendreau, 359 Bridge St, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • Aircraft: PILATUS FLUGZEUGWERKE AG PC-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67B (1200 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 732SB , Serial Number: 410, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Cambridge Enterprises Inc, 77 Alden Rd, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • Aircraft: AEROFAB INC LAKE 250 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8550R , Serial Number: 121, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Lole Inc, 5 Kalife Dr, Fairhaven, MA 02719
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9717C , Serial Number: 28-7816522, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 3 Calumet Rd, Fairhaven, MA 02719


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 168
  • Service Call: 43
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Fairhaven


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairhaven, MA
Businesses in Fairhaven, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike4
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Shaw's1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Staples1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1UPS4
Kmart1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Fairhaven, MA

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