Freetown, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,870. Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 4,452  (50.2%)
Females: 4,418  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02702.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $89,350 (it was $64,576 in 2000)
Freetown:

$89,350
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $35,428 (it was $24,237 in 2000)

Freetown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $306,220 (it was $163,800 in 2000)
Freetown:

$306,220
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $298,086; Detached houses: $312,006; Townhouses or other attached units: $214,332; In 2-unit structures: $260,751; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $243,734; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,932; Mobile homes: $169,382
  • Races in Freetown, MA (2010)

    Freetown races chart
    • 8,48095.6%White alone
    • 1091.2%Hispanic
    • 770.9%Black alone
    • 830.9%Two or more races
    • 550.6%Asian alone
    • 570.6%Other race alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Freetown: 139.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (32.1%), English (17.4%), French (16.8%), Irish (13.4%), French Canadian (9.9%), Polish (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1683

Land area: 36.6 square miles.

Population density: 242 people per square mile   (very low).

Freetown,MA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Freetown:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freetown town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

549 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This town:

6.5%
Massachusetts:

12.2%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Freetown, Massachusetts as of November 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Freetown to the number of sex offenders is 9,076 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Freetown town:  1.2% ($1,926)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fall River, MA (8.1 miles , pop. 91,938).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (38.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (161.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Berkley, MA (2.1 miles ), Lakeville, MA (2.4 miles ), Somerset, MA (2.6 miles ), Dighton, MA (2.7 miles ), North Lakeville, MA (2.8 miles ), Acushnet, MA (2.8 miles ), Fall River, MA (2.8 miles ), North Westport, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $189,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 71.03 W


Crime rates in Freetown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 301332002100323
per 100,000 35.20.011.433.933.522.10.00.022.011.10.00.033.322.032.8
Robberies 234223012412222
per 100,000 23.535.045.822.622.433.20.011.122.044.311.222.322.222.021.9
Assaults 191014261330261632281410162121
per 100,000 223.2116.6160.3294.2145.3332.1287.5178.0351.5310.2156.9111.6177.9230.8229.5
Burglaries 443941514734775848336275543737
per 100,000 516.9454.7469.3577.0525.4376.4851.6645.2527.3365.6694.8837.1600.3406.6404.3
Theft 92781069863928390907397111748268
per 100,000 1,080.8909.41,213.41,108.7704.21,018.5917.91,001.1988.7808.71,087.01,238.8822.6901.1743.1
Auto thefts 331731251112221515156149147
per 100,000 387.7198.2354.9282.8123.0132.8243.3166.9164.8166.267.2156.3100.0153.876.5
Arson 774311438121241
per 100,000 82.281.645.833.911.211.144.233.487.911.122.411.222.244.010.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 196.1121.5169.7200.1137.4171.8173.3137.5184.1155.4132.2149.7151.8147.1142.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Freetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Freetown, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Freetown, Massachusetts average temperatures Freetown, Massachusetts average precipitation Freetown, Massachusetts humidity Freetown, Massachusetts wind speed Freetown, Massachusetts snowfall Freetown, Massachusetts sunshine Freetown, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Freetown-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Freetown town 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 44.4 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freetown-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 225.8 miles away from the city 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 123.0 miles away from Freetown 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 231.7 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 188.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Freetown center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 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 Bristol County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Marcus Morton - Politician, Nathaniel B. Borden - Politician, Richard Borden - Manufacturing businesspeople, Simeon Borden - Civil engineer.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Freetown: John M. Deane.

Hospitals and medical centers near Freetown:

  • SARAH BRAYTON NURSING CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FALL RIVER, MA)
  • SASSAQUIN NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • SOUTHEAST MASS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • OAKS, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • NEW BEDFORD REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • PARKWOOD HOSPITAL , INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • CATHOLIC MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FALL RIVER, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freetown:

  • Bristol Community College (about 6 miles; Fall River, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,707)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 11 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Roger Williams University (about 15 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 16 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Brown University (about 20 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 20 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Stonehill College (about 21 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)

Public elementary/middle school in Freetown:

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Notable locations in Freetown: Camp Welch (A), Freetown Fire Department Station 2 (B), Freetown Fire Department Station 3 Headquarters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Freetown: Saint Bernards Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Old Quaker Cemetery (1), Lawton Cemetery (2), Assonet Burying Ground (3), Winslow Cemetery (4), Richmond Cemetery (5), White Cemetery (6), Chace Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Twinings Pond (A), Betty Spring (B), Assonet River Reservoir (C), Terry Brook Pond (D), Forge Pond (E), Cedar Swamp (F), Bolton Cedar Swamp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fall Brook (A), Ashley Brook (B), Rattlesnake Brook (C), Quaker Brook (D), Mother Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Freetown: Cathedral Camp (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.223. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.617. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.617
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0155. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.1%
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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Freetown in 2010:

  • 48 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
82 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Freetown travel time to work - commute Freetown mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Freetown town (based on Bristol County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic286,11372
Evangelical Protestant18,765128
Mainline Protestant18,24683
Other7,80733
Orthodox1,5654
Black Protestant5115
None215,278-
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: 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%

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.73% ($38,878 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($50,643)
from Providence County, RI  0.45% ($48,971)


3.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.67% ($45,893 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($52,377)
to Providence County, RI  0.40% ($39,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Freetown:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freetown:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Freetown:

  • 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.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
Freetown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Freetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • $19,608,000Total costs
  • 207,900Total average daily traffic
  • 19,178Total average daily truck traffic
  • 326,127Total future (year 21) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 2Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Freetown, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Freetown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 201 Chace Rd E (Lat: 41.764000 Lon: -71.007806), Call Sign: WYE383
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2800 MHzGrant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/11/2022Registrant: Freetown Police Dept., 225 Chace Road, Freetown, MA 02717, Phone: (508) 763-4017

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FREETOWN S MAIN, 165 South Main Street (Lat: 41.772694 Lon: -71.095056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 43.3 m, Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WPVU993
    Assigned Frequencies: 10603.1 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2002, Expiration Date: 08/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2002, Certifier: Kellye E AbernathyRegistrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2025, Fax: (972) 733-5924

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N1ZQZ, Licensee ID: L01312561, Grant Date: 08/09/2007, Expiration Date: 08/20/2017, Certifier: Vincent T Doliveira, Registrant: Vincent T Doliveira, 44 Huron Ave, Freetown, MA 02717

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Freetown compared to Massachusetts 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Freetown on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Printing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 (02702) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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