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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 2012: $75,244 (it was $57,015 in 2000)
Halifax:

$75,244
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,603

Halifax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $289,486 (it was $157,000 in 2000)
Halifax:

$289,486
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $336,657; Detached houses: $386,582; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,056; In 2-unit structures: $553,909; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $213,188; Mobile homes: $151,624
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Halifax races chart
  • White alone - 7,236 (96.2%)
  • Two or more races - 93 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 81 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 45 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 42 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Halifax: 268.4 (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 
 
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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:  15.0%

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+: New York, NY (182.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 70.85 W

Halifax household income distribution Halifax home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Halifax by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10120231112
per 100,000 13.30.012.925.70.025.538.912.812.913.226.2
Robberies 10011101102
per 100,000 13.30.00.012.912.712.80.012.812.90.026.2
Assaults 23134138717139815
per 100,000 305.2171.251.7167.3101.889.4220.2166.9116.2105.8196.7
Burglaries 3221101514151640292822
per 100,000 424.6276.6129.2193.1178.2191.5207.2513.6374.4370.2288.4
Thefts 4932312330514846624946
per 100,000 650.2421.4400.5296.0381.9651.0621.6590.7800.5647.8603.1
Auto thefts 81281447616647
per 100,000 106.2158.0103.4180.250.989.477.7205.477.552.991.8
Arson 12210000001
per 100,000 13.326.325.812.90.00.00.00.00.00.013.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 145.686.583.1101.758.392.3125.6128.6106.091.4124.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Halifax-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 44% 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 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from Halifax center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 29.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Halifax center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Halifax, 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 College (about 7 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,943)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 9 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Stonehill College (about 14 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Curry College (about 22 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 24 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,906)
  • Bristol Community College (about 24 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 27 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)

Public elementary/middle school in Halifax:

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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)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.45
U.S.:

9.59

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

HALIFAX WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 7576, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Halifax, MA

Halifax compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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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



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (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 Halifax town (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
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: 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%

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

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.)

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

Halifax, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Halifax fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $2,697,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,819
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 26,058

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 01/09/2014
    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, 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, Certifier: Roger D Linquist
    Registrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 875 15th Street, N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 789-3113, Fax: (202) 789-3112, 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, Certifier: Roger D Linquist
    Registrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 875 15th Street, N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 789-3113, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (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:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Businesses in Halifax, MA
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
Subway1
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