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 2017: $89,098 (it was $57,015 in 2000)
Halifax:

$89,098
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,647 (it was $23,738 in 2000)

Halifax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $331,755 (it was $157,000 in 2000)
Halifax:

$331,755
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $430,018; detached houses: $453,048; townhouses or other attached units: $405,599; in 2-unit structures: $310,433; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,904; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,852; mobile homes: $134,291
March 2019 cost of living index in Halifax: 142.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Halifax, MA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Halifax, Massachusetts as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Halifax is 7,518 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Halifax by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
3
(38.9)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.9)
1
(13.2)
2
(26.2)
2
(26.4)
4
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(101.8)
7
(89.4)
17
(220.2)
13
(166.9)
9
(116.2)
8
(105.8)
15
(196.7)
6
(79.2)
8
(104.6)
7
(89.4)
5
(63.6)
6
(75.3)
3
(38.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(178.2)
15
(191.5)
16
(207.2)
40
(513.6)
29
(374.4)
28
(370.2)
22
(288.4)
32
(422.5)
24
(313.8)
16
(204.3)
4
(50.9)
13
(163.3)
13
(164.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(381.9)
51
(651.0)
48
(621.6)
46
(590.7)
62
(800.5)
49
(647.8)
46
(603.1)
41
(541.3)
53
(693.0)
72
(919.5)
65
(826.9)
58
(728.4)
79
(999.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(50.9)
7
(89.4)
6
(77.7)
16
(205.4)
6
(77.5)
4
(52.9)
7
(91.8)
4
(52.8)
1
(13.1)
7
(89.4)
7
(89.0)
2
(25.1)
2
(25.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)56.088.7120.7123.5101.987.8119.892.4113.5105.576.857.671.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Halifax, MA

Crime rate in Halifax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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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, Massachusetts map

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

This town:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
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 )

Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 70.85 W

Distribution of median household income in Halifax, MA in 2017

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
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $278,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Halifax, MA residents
Average permit cost in Halifax, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Halifax, MA
Historical housing units in Halifax, MA
Most common industries in Halifax, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Halifax, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.3. This is about average.

City:

75.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.88. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.09
U.S.:

8.46

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 Halifax 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 Halifax 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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Halifax topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Halifax:

Marital status in Halifax, MA
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

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
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halifax, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Plymouth County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.7%
State:

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

16.3%
State:

16.5%

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)
Businesses in Halifax, MA
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1
Stop & Shop1Walmart1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Halifax fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.0mTotal length
  • $4,035,000Total costs
  • 10,000Total average daily traffic
  • 652Total 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Town Hall Plymouht St (Lat: 41.992056 Lon: -70.855861), Call Sign: KUE518, Licensee ID: L00031648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 01/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2014, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/1999, Expiration Date: 11/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2005, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/17/2022, Certifier: Michael R Manoogian, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2015, Certifier: Richard Clark, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2010, Expiration Date: 08/02/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2017, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2010, Expiration Date: 08/02/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2017, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: 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:

39 (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:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 77 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Halifax, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.6%), and Outside Fires (36.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Halifax, MA
    • 25651.6%Structure Fires
    • 18336.9%Outside Fires
    • 469.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Halifax, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Halifax, MA
  • 69.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Halifax, MA
  • 66.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Coal or coke
  • 3.3%Electricity


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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