Hanover, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 13,879. Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 6,775  (48.8%)
Females: 7,104  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02339.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $101,145 (it was $73,838 in 2000)
Hanover:

$101,145
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,110 (it was $30,268 in 2000)

Hanover town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $482,773 (it was $255,000 in 2000)
Hanover:

$482,773
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 Hanover, MA (2010)

    Hanover races chart
    • 13,30095.8%White alone
    • 1601.2%Asian alone
    • 1210.9%Two or more races
    • 1280.9%Hispanic
    • 1060.8%Black alone
    • 470.3%Other race alone
    • 130.09%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hanover: 148.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (39.6%), Italian (18.0%), English (16.9%), German (6.2%), French (5.6%), United States (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1727

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 15.6 square miles.

Population density: 889 people per square mile   (low).

Hanover,MA real estate house value index trend

Hanover, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Hanover:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanover town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

328 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This town:

2.5%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hanover, Massachusetts as of September 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hanover to the number of sex offenders is 14,115 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:

Hanover town:  1.4% ($3,542)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Hanover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (7.0 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (17.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (179.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Norwell, MA (1.6 miles ), Rockland, MA (1.6 miles ), Hanson, MA (2.1 miles ), Abington, MA (2.1 miles ), North Pembroke, MA (2.2 miles ), Whitman, MA (2.3 miles ), Pembroke, MA (2.3 miles ), Marshfield Hills, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $353,400
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $269,100
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $362,800
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $278,500
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $381,600
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $336,000
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2004: 119 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $286,700
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $273,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $310,500
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $257,900
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $268,300
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $311,200
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $289,500
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $285,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $280,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 70.86 W

Area codes: 781, 339


Crime rates in Hanover by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100000000020
per 100,000 7.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.014.00.0
Robberies 662121121101
per 100,000 45.044.114.57.014.07.17.014.27.27.10.06.9
Assaults 351033331203
per 100,000 22.536.77.20.021.021.321.121.47.214.20.020.8
Burglaries 385427414242453531363414
per 100,000 285.1396.8195.4289.0294.4298.6317.2249.1222.0255.7238.297.1
Thefts 167189214220255321352280253230171171
per 100,000 1,253.11,388.91,549.01,550.81,787.52,282.42,481.51,992.71,811.81,633.81,197.91,186.0
Auto thefts 1186555554264
per 100,000 82.558.843.435.235.035.635.235.628.614.242.027.7
Arson 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.07.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 104.8113.188.490.8107.5126.4136.0113.097.793.082.465.3

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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 Hanover detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Hanover tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Hanover, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Hanover-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Hanover town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanover-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 216.6 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 102.0 miles away from Hanover 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 217.5 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 211.0 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 74.2 miles away from Hanover center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 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).
Hanover topographic map

Birthplace of: Doug Smith (author) - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hanover:

  • NORWELL VNA INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NORWELL, MA)
  • NORWELL KNOLL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORWELL, MA)
  • SOUTHWOOD AT NORWELL NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORWELL, MA)
  • COYNE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKLAND, MA)
  • DEL-MANOR N H (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKLAND, MA)
  • ROCKLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKLAND, MA)
  • STETSON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORWELL, MA)

Heliports located in Hanover:

Amtrak stations near Hanover:

  • 16 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Hanover:

  • 16 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanover:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 8 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 12 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Quincy College (about 12 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Stonehill College (about 13 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Curry College (about 16 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Northeastern University (about 19 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 27,758)

Public high schools in Hanover:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hanover:

  • HANOVER MIDDLE (Students: 894, Location: 45 WHITING STREET, Grades: 5-8)
  • CEDAR ELEMENTARY (Students: 557, Location: 265 CEDAR STREET, Grades: PK-4)
  • CENTER ELEMENTARY (Students: 374, Location: 65 SILVER STREET, Grades: KG-2)
  • SYLVESTER (Students: 249, Location: 495 HANOVER STREET, Grades: 3-4)
See full list of schools located in Hanover

Library in Hanover:

  • JOHN CURTIS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $541,134; Location: 534 HANOVER ST.; 59,134 books; 3,855 audio materials; 4,473 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hanover: Hanover Square (A), Hanover Plaza (B), Hanover Fire Department Station 1 (C), Hanover Fire Department Station 2 (D), Hanover Fire Department Station 3 (E), Hanover Fire Department Station 4 Headquarters (F), Hanover Fire Station (G), Hanover Town Hall (H), John Curtis Free Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Tedeschi Shopping Center (1), Hanover Mall Shopping Center (2), Merchants Row Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hanover include: Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (A), Lutheran Church of the Cross (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Baptist Church of Hanover (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hanover Center Cemetery (1), Magoun Cemetery (2), Hanover Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Shinglemill Pond (A), Mill Pond (B), Tindale Pond (C), Hackett Pond (D), Forge Pond (E), Indian Head River Reservoir (F), Wampum Swamp (G), Old Pond Meadows (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: French Stream (A), Cushing Brook (B), Ben Mann Brook (C), Wildcat Brook (D), Shinglemill Brook (E), Torrey Brook (F), Longwater Brook (G), Mollys Brook (H), Iron Mine Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hanover Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 514 Hanover Street), Big Top Playland (Amusement & Theme Parks; Hanover Mall), Star Land Sports & Fun Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 645 Washington Street).

Hotel: Linchris Hotel Corporation (269 Hanover Street # 2).

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 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

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

0.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Hanover in 2010:

  • 77 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Hanover (2011 data):

  • Rockland Trust Company: Hanover Branch at 272 Columbia Road, branch established on 1957/10/28. 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.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Hanover Branch at 250 Rockland Street, branch established on 1956/05/01. 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
  • Hingham Institution for Savings: Norwell Branch at 5 Assinippi Avenue, branch established on 2008/06/23. Info updated 2006/12/01: Bank assets: $1,127.3 mil, Deposits: $790.5 mil, headquarters in Hingham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • S-Bank: Hanover Branch at 1165 Washington Street, branch established on 2010/02/11. Info updated 2009/09/25: Bank assets: $214.7 mil, Deposits: $183.5 mil, headquarters in Weymouth, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: South Shore Mutual Holding Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hanover Washington Street Branch at 1764 Washington Street, branch established on 1988/12/12. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Columbia Road Branch at 303 Columbia Road, branch established on 2001/07/16. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hanover 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 Hanover:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanover:

  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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)
  • 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)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hanover:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hanover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $7,506,000Total costs
  • 274,700Total average daily traffic
  • 24,202Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Kyle B Entz, Route 53 (Lat: 42.113333 Lon: -70.824167), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 8664006040, Doug.Smith@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Route 53 (Lat: 42.113333 Lon: -70.824167), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 6178396000, Doug.Smith@nextel.Com, 40 HARTWELL AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hanover, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HANOVER, 596 Washington St (Lat: 42.122361 Lon: -70.826944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WMQ431
    Assigned Frequencies: 10602.5 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10557.5 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 10582.5 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • BOS0833, 100 Mayflower Drive (Lat: 42.113556 Lon: -70.874333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WQDV639, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 19480.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2005, Expiration Date: 11/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • Hanover, 596 Washington St. (Lat: 42.122361 Lon: -70.826889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WQID950
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2100 Hanover (Lat: 42.155917 Lon: -70.848639), Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KNKS214
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/1996, Expiration Date: 02/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2005, Certifier: William BuxbaumRegistrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanover)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hanover)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

HANOVER WATER DEPT (Population served: 13,879, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 155
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Hanover

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanover, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Hanover, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1OfficeMax1
Ace Hardware1Old Navy1
Advance Auto Parts1Outback1
Aeropostale1Outback Steakhouse1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1PetSmart1
Casual Male XL1Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears2
Deb1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts5Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx6Starbucks2
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop2Target1
Goodwill1The Limited1
H&R Block1Toyota1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York2Trader Joe's1
Journeys1U-Haul1
Justice1UPS3
Macy's1Vans2
MasterBrand Cabinets3Verizon Wireless1
McDonald's2Victoria's Secret1
Men's Wearhouse2Volkswagen1
Motherhood Maternity1Walmart1
Nike7YMCA1

Hanover 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 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.

Hanover on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 (02339) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 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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