Halifax, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 7,518. Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 3,659  (48.7%)
Females: 3,859  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02338.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $78,101 (it was $57,015 in 2000)
Halifax:

$78,101
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,809 (it was $23,738 in 2000)

Halifax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $297,237 (it was $157,000 in 2000)
Halifax:

$297,237
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $364,308; Detached houses: $378,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $375,764; In 2-unit structures: $259,149; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,993; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,829; Mobile homes: $93,953
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  • Races in Halifax, MA (2010)

    Halifax races chart
    • 7,23696.2%White alone
    • 931.2%Two or more races
    • 811.1%Hispanic
    • 450.6%Black alone
    • 420.6%Asian alone
    • 170.2%Other race alone
    • 40.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Halifax: 142.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (35.8%), Italian (20.0%), English (16.9%), French (9.8%), German (8.0%), Polish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1734

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 16.1 square miles.

Population density: 466 people per square mile   (low).

Halifax,MA real estate house value index trend

Halifax, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Halifax:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halifax town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

154 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Halifax, Massachusetts as of July 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Halifax to the number of sex offenders is 7,790 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:

Halifax town:  1.4% ($2,246)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (10.4 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (25.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (175.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Plympton, MA (1.8 miles ), Hanson, MA (2.2 miles ), East Bridgewater, MA (2.2 miles ), Pembroke, MA (2.3 miles ), Bridgewater, MA (2.5 miles ), Kingston, MA (2.6 miles ), Whitman, MA (2.7 miles ), North Pembroke, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $200,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $268,500
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $182,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 70.85 W


Crime rates in Halifax by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 010000000000
per 100,000 0.012.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 012023111224
per 100,000 0.012.925.70.025.538.912.812.913.226.226.452.3
Robberies 001110110200
per 100,000 0.00.012.912.712.80.012.812.90.026.20.00.0
Assaults 13413871713981568
per 100,000 171.251.7167.3101.889.4220.2166.9116.2105.8196.779.2104.6
Burglaries 211015141516402928223224
per 100,000 276.6129.2193.1178.2191.5207.2513.6374.4370.2288.4422.5313.8
Thefts 323123305148466249464153
per 100,000 421.4400.5296.0381.9651.0621.6590.7800.5647.8603.1541.3693.0
Auto thefts 128144761664741
per 100,000 158.0103.4180.250.989.477.7205.477.552.991.852.813.1
Arson 221000000101
per 100,000 26.325.812.90.00.00.00.00.00.013.10.013.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.4) 86.583.1101.758.392.3125.6128.6106.091.4124.796.2118.1

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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 Halifax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Massachusetts average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Halifax, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Halifax-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Halifax 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 40.0 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:

Halifax-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 222.3 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 110.5 miles away from Halifax 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 224.6 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 202.1 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 76.9 miles away from Halifax center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 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 Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Halifax topographic map

Birthplace of: Alexander Parris - Civil engineer, Joshua Cushman - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Halifax:

  • WINGATE AT SILVER LAKE REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING RES (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KINGSTON, MA)
  • BAY COLONY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATIOM (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • FORGE POND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EAST BRIDGEWATER, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-SACHEM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EAST BRIDGEWATER, MA)
  • BAY PATH AT DUXBURY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DUXBURY, MA)
  • BRIDGEWATER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, MA)
  • BRAE BURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITMAN, MA)

located in Halifax:

Operable nuclear power plant near Halifax:

  • 11 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halifax:

  • Bridgewater State University (about 6 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 9 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 13 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 20 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 22 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Bristol Community College (about 24 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 24 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)

Public elementary/middle school in Halifax:

See full list of schools located in Halifax

Library in Halifax:

  • HOLMES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $287,863; Location: 470 PLYMOUTH ST.; 35,050 books; 523 e-books; 3,642 audio materials; 2,183 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Halifax: Halifax Station (A), Kings Shopping Plaza (B), Halifax Country Club (C), Halifax Elementary School Library (D), Halifax Fire Department (E), Halifax Historical Society Building (F), Halifax Town Hall (G), Holmes Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Halifax include: Saint Davids Episcopal Church (A), Lady of the Lake Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Monponsett Pond (A), Muddy Pond (B), West Lake (C), Stump Pond (D), East Lake (E), Burrage Pond (F), Indian Trail Reservoir (G), Indian Trail Number Three Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bartlett Brook (A), Stump Brook (B), Stetson Brook (C), Raven Brook (D), Palmer Mill Brook (E), Winnetuxet River (F), Colchester Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Halifax include: Lyon Park (1), Richmond Park (2), Camp Ousamequin (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Plymouth 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 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.21
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.34. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.34
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.26
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

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

1.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

Banks with branches in Halifax (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Halifax Branch at 319 Montponsett, branch established on 1976/06/24. 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.
  • Rockland Trust Company: Halifax Branch at 434 Plymouth St, branch established on 1967/07/13. 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.
  • Mutual Federal Savings Bank of Plymouth County: Plymouth Street Branch at 336 Plymouth Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $369.9 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, headquarters in Whitman, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Halifax Stop & Shop Branch at 323 Plymouth Street, branch established on 2004/11/11. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

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 Halifax town (based on Plymouth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
State:

16.5%

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.27% ($58,709 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.73% ($45,893)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.57% ($65,505)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.15% ($47,688 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.79% ($38,878)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($48,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halifax:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halifax:

  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Halifax:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
Halifax fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Halifax fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $2,816,000Total costs
  • 16,276Total average daily traffic
  • 976Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,058Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Halifax)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Town Hall Plymouht St (Lat: 41.992056 Lon: -70.855861), Call Sign: KUE518, Licensee ID: L00031648
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 01/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2014Registrant: Halifax, Town Of, 60 Hemlock Ln, Halifax, MA 02338, Phone: (781) 293-1760, Fax: (781) 293-1762, Email:
  • Silver Lake Pumping Sta (Lat: 42.023722 Lon: -70.815306), Call Sign: WBT66
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.325 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/1999, Expiration Date: 11/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2005Registrant: City Of Brockton, City Hall, Brockton, MA 02401, Phone: (508) 587-7877
  • Police Dept (Lat: 41.994000 Lon: -70.865306), Call Sign: WBP540
    Assigned Frequencies: 485.787 MHz, 485.887 MHz, 486.037 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/17/2022, Certifier: Michael R ManoogianRegistrant: Halifax Police Department, 540 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338, Phone: (781) 294-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HALIFAX, Lat: 41.956667 Lon: -70.829444, Call Sign: WQDF206
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHzGrant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2015, Certifier: Richard ClarkRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • BOS0739, 263 River St (Lat: 41.971528 Lon: -70.880972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35.7 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQMG480
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/02/2010, Expiration Date: 08/02/2020, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • BOS0738, 926 Plymouth Street (Lat: 41.994444 Lon: -70.896667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQMG485
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/02/2010, Expiration Date: 08/02/2020, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Halifax)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Halifax)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

HALIFAX WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8,035, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (70%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Halifax, MA
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1
Stop & Shop1Walmart1

Halifax 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.

Halifax on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Electricians (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Charles H. Rogers (8)
  • Michael F. Mcmanus (4)
  • Christopher P. Sullivan (2)
  • Daniel T. Darcy (2)
  • Mason L. Riley (1)
  • Brian Reiss (1)
  • Alexander J. Meade (1)
  • Michael Mason (1)
  • Ben Barrall (1)
  • Thomas Ricketts (1)

Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2016.