Georgetown, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,183. Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 
Males: 4,040  (49.4%)
Females: 4,143  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01833.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $100,379 (it was $76,260 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$100,379
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,594 (it was $28,846 in 2000)

Georgetown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $420,286 (it was $249,900 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$420,286
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $477,855; Detached houses: $479,272; Townhouses or other attached units: $557,353; In 2-unit structures: $305,153
Georgetown races chart
  • White alone - 7,832 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 84 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 76 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 37 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Georgetown: 294.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Georgetown, MA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (26.5%), English (22.1%), Italian (16.3%), French (7.7%), German (6.5%), Scottish (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1838

Elevation: 79 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 633 people per square mile   (low).

Georgetown,MA real estate house value index trend

Georgetown, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Georgetown:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Georgetown town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

190 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This town:  2.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

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

Georgetown town:  1.1% ($2,803)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Georgetown satellite photo by USGS

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).

Nearest cities: Groveland, MA (1.6 miles ), Boxford, MA (2.0 miles ), West Newbury, MA (2.1 miles ), Rowley, MA (2.3 miles ), Haverhill, MA (2.5 miles ), Topsfield, MA (2.5 miles ), North Andover, MA (2.7 miles ), Merrimac, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $266,800
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $280,200
  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $281,100
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $280,900
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $280,900
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $280,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $280,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $282,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 70.98 W

Area code: 978

Georgetown household income distribution Georgetown home values distribution

Crime rates in Georgetown by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 020000010
per 100,000 0.025.90.00.00.00.00.011.40.0
Robberies 100200013
per 100,000 13.50.00.025.20.00.00.011.436.4
Assaults 3310252125
per 100,000 40.538.812.80.024.760.924.3136.860.7
Burglaries 1851218101452321
per 100,000 242.864.7153.7226.7123.6170.560.7262.2255.1
Thefts 252420304630354736
per 100,000 337.3310.7256.2377.9568.7365.4424.7535.8437.3
Auto thefts 220301113
per 100,000 27.025.90.037.80.012.212.111.436.4
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A00
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.4) 46.649.424.543.337.841.328.283.963.8

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

Crime rate in Georgetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Tornado activity:

Georgetown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 46% 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 near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 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 189.0 miles away from Georgetown 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 183.1 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 253.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 180.9 miles away from Georgetown 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 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 Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Georgetown topographic map

Birthplace of: Fred Tenney - Baseball player.

Main business address for: UFP TECHNOLOGIES INC (PLASTICS FOAM PRODUCTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Georgetown:

  • BALDPATE HOSPITAL (BALDPATE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Georgetown:

  • HAVERHILL MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • GLYNN MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • BAKER-KATZ NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • BAKER-KATZ SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)
  • SEA VIEW CONVALESCENT AND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROWLEY, MA)
  • PENACOOK PLACE, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HAVERHILL, MA)

Amtrak stations near Georgetown:

  • 7 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 17 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 18 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Georgetown:

  • 13 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Georgetown:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 6 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 9 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • North Shore Community College (about 10 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Endicott College (about 15 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Salem State University (about 17 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 19 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 21 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)

Public high school in Georgetown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Georgetown:

See full list of schools located in Georgetown, School District: GEORGETOWN

Library in Georgetown:

  • PEABODY LIBRARY (Operating income: $283,853; Location: LINCOLN PARK; 43,262 books; 1,150 audio materials; 1,688 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Georgetown: Georgetown Fire Department Erie 4 Station (A), Georgetown Fire Department Headquarters (B), Georgetown Middle High School Library (C), Georgetown Town Office (D), Georgetown Peabody Library (E), Brock Historical House (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Georgetown Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Georgetown: UFP TECHNOLOGIES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Georgetown include: Saint Marys Church (A), South Byfield Church (B), Byfield Parish Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs and swamps: Rock Pond (A), Pentucket Pond Outlet Reservoir (B), Sorag Pond (C), Hawk Meadow (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Penn Brook (A), Jackman Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Georgetown: American League Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Georgetown Historical Society (Museums; 108 East Main) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.9. This is worse than average.

City:

92.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.200. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.200
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.81
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.40
U.S.:

9.14

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

GEORGETOWN WATER DEPT. (Population served: 8,143, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-11-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2007)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

4.2%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Georgetown compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Georgetown (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Central Street Branch at 62 Central Street, branch established on 1987/06/22. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Georgetown Branch at 38 East Main Street, branch established on 1955/07/25. 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
  • Georgetown Savings Bank: at 2 East Main Street, branch established on 1868/05/21. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $199.4 mil, Deposits: $152.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Georgetown town (based on Essex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.47%
Here: 64.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents77.8%4.7%3.3%3.0%2.2%
Congregations18.5%7.7%13.0%7.4%1.6%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.9%1.1%0.7%0.6%4.7%
Congregations8.2%6.3%4.2%1.9%31.2%
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: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

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

20.7%
State:

16.5%

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.31% ($62,521 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.63% ($57,017)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.32% ($44,575)


4.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.15% ($52,127 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.56% ($50,288)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.40% ($53,749)

Strongest AM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCCM (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD P/SHI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • 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.)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Georgetown:

  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Georgetown, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 45
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 51
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 83
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Georgetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $15,885,000
Total average daily traffic: 121,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,920

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Georgetown)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Summit Bald Pate Hill (Lat: 42.707028 Lon: -71.014500), Structure height: 86 m, Call Sign: WNHA508
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.037 MHz, 862.037 MHz, 863.037 MHz, 864.037 MHz, 865.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 12/12/2016
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Tenney Rd. (Lat: 42.719528 Lon: -70.958667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPLA734
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.012 MHz, 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz, 862.087 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.137 MHz, 862.162 MHz, 862.187 MHz, 862.212 MHz, 862.237 MHz... (+150 more)
    Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2012
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • BALDPATE HILL, Baldpate Hill (Lat: 42.707861 Lon: -71.014861), Type: Building, Structure height: 22.5 m, Overall height: 23.5 m, Call Sign: KCD690
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015
    Registrant: Georgetown Fire Department, 47 Central Street, Georgetown, MA 01833, Phone: (978) 352-5757, Fax: (978) 352-5741
  • Bald Pate Hill (Lat: 42.706944 Lon: -71.014444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WIJ877
    Assigned Frequencies: 472.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2004, Expiration Date: 10/26/2014, Certifier: David Unkles
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlise, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:
  • Bald Pate Hill (Lat: 42.706944 Lon: -71.014444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WIK973
    Assigned Frequencies: 483.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/11/2021
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:
  • Lat: 42.718028 Lon: -71.012111, Call Sign: WQNE259
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.462 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 462.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 01/05/2021, Certifier: Jeff Godaitis
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Bald Pate Hill (Lat: 42.706944 Lon: -71.014444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQOR244
    Assigned Frequencies: 4975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/04/2022, Certifier: Charlie Dunne
    Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Georgetown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PRUSZENSKI ANTHONY STANLEY JR AP1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 699AP , Serial Number: 001
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony S Jr Pruszenski, 81 Elm St, Georgetown, MA 01833

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Georgetown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Georgetown, MA
Businesses in Georgetown, MA
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CVS1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx1

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Total of 135 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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