For population 25 years and over in Freetown:
For population 15 years and over in Freetown town:
549 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 71.03 W
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 Freetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
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-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 47% 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 83% 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 75.5 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 86.1 miles away from Freetown 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 12.5 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 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Freetown 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 73.8 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: Marcus Morton - Politician, Nathaniel B. Borden - Politician, Richard Borden - Manufacturing businesspeople, Simeon Borden - Civil engineer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Freetown:
Local government website: town.freetown.ma.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freetown:
See full list of schools located in Freetown
Public elementary/middle school in Freetown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
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:
82 people in homes for the mentally retarded
40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
Freetown compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Freetown (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 Freetown:
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TV broadcast stations around Freetown:
See more detailed statistics of Freetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Freetown, MA
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total costs: $24,776,000
Total average daily traffic: 209,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 19,238
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 323,916
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Freetown)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.