For population 25 years and over in Georgetown:
For population 15 years and over in Georgetown town:
190 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.7% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (6.2 miles , pop. 58,969).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (28.7 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (197.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 70.98 W
Area code: 978
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 Georgetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Work and jobs in Georgetown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Georgetown, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Georgetown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Georgetown town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Georgetown-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 61.7 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 48.8 miles away from Georgetown 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 71.1 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 51.0 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 7.6 miles away from Georgetown center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 7.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Fred Tenney - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Georgetown:
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Operable nuclear power plant near Georgetown:
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Public high school in Georgetown:
See full list of schools located in Georgetown, School District: GEORGETOWN
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Library in Georgetown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.68. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.89. This is better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.196. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00299. This is significantly better than average. There were 71 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 70 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Georgetown and their reported violations in the past:GEORGETOWN WATER DEPT. (Population served: 7900, Groundwater):
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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:
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
Georgetown compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Georgetown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Georgetown (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 145
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,508 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,620 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($831 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Georgetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $19,097,000
Total average daily traffic: 117,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,532
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Georgetown)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Georgetown)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Georgetown, MA
Georgetown on our top lists:
Total of 94 patent applications in 2008-2013.