Hanson, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,118.
Population change since 2000: +3.6%
Males: 1,085  (51.3%)
Females: 1,033  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02341.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $99,016 (it was $64,896 in 2000)
Hanson:

$99,016
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,647 (it was $23,433 in 2000)

Hanson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $367,818 (it was $187,300 in 2000)
Hanson:

$367,818
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $373,731; detached houses: $372,315

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,552.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hanson: 135.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.7%
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  • Races in Hanson, MA (2010)
    • 2,04196.4%White alone
    • 261.2%Hispanic
    • 200.9%Two or more races
    • 150.7%Asian alone
    • 90.4%Other race alone
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Hanson, Massachusetts as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hanson is 254 to 1.


Crime rates in Hanson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
1
(9.9)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(20.0)
5
(49.7)
2
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.7)
6
(58.4)
3
(29.0)
3
(29.0)
1
(9.6)
2
(18.8)
5
(46.0)
4
(36.8)
1
(9.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
3
(29.8)
2
(20.0)
4
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.8)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.2)
2
(18.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A36
(350.5)
25
(241.4)
15
(145.0)
19
(183.1)
25
(234.4)
25
(230.2)
25
(230.2)
14
(128.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(300.4)
44
(437.6)
45
(449.6)
27
(267.4)
27
(267.6)
29
(282.3)
33
(318.6)
23
(222.4)
19
(183.1)
13
(121.9)
15
(138.1)
12
(110.5)
9
(82.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
78
(781.1)
103
(1,024)
109
(1,089)
94
(931.1)
99
(981.1)
93
(905.5)
73
(704.8)
57
(551.2)
50
(481.7)
33
(309.4)
32
(294.7)
42
(386.8)
37
(340.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(60.1)
11
(109.4)
12
(119.9)
15
(148.6)
8
(79.3)
9
(87.6)
6
(57.9)
6
(58.0)
5
(48.2)
5
(46.9)
2
(18.4)
4
(36.8)
1
(9.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(40.1)
3
(29.8)
4
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.8)
1
(9.2)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime indexN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A185.7129.597.480.392.2108.6104.458.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hanson, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ancestries: Irish (45.3%), American (25.3%), Italian (4.9%), Scottish (4.4%), Portuguese (3.0%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1820

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 1.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,132 people per square mile   (low).

Hanson, Massachusetts map

27 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,763 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,404 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (8.9 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (21.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (178.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Pembroke, MA (1.5 miles ),
North Pembroke, MA (2.1 miles ),
Hanover, MA (2.1 miles ),
Whitman, MA (2.1 miles ),
Halifax, MA (2.2 miles ),
Rockland, MA (2.3 miles ),
East Bridgewater, MA (2.3 miles ),
Norwell, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 70.85 W

Distribution of median household income in Hanson, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hanson, MA in 2019
Hanson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $197,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Hanson, MA residents
Average permit cost in Hanson, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Most common industries in Hanson, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Hanson, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Hanson, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hanson-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the Hanson place 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 18.0 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 75% 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 219.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 221.6 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 106.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 106.3 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from Hanson 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 206.7 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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
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).
Hanson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hanson:

  • BAY COLONY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATIOM (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • NORTH RIVER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • STETSON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWELL, MA)
  • BRAE BURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WHITMAN, MA)
  • PEMBROKE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • WINGATE AT SILVER LAKE REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING RES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KINGSTON, MA)
  • LINDEN NURSING AND RET HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROCKLAND, MA)

Airports located in Hanson:

Amtrak station near Hanson:

  • 19 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Hanson:

  • 13 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanson:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 8 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 9 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Stonehill College (about 12 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 15 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 19 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 20 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 23 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hanson:

See full list of schools located in Hanson

Library in Hanson:

  • HANSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $230,304; Location: 132 MAQUAN ST.; 56,370 books; 524 e-books; 2,699 audio materials; 2,688 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Lakes: Indian Head Pond (A), Maquan Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hanson include: Rainbow Camp (1), Camp Kiwanee (2), Camp Heritage (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Dana Colley - Musician, Albert S. Barker - Navy admiral.

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 Hanson and their reported violations in the past:

HANSON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 9,606, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • Notification, State - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Hanson (2011 data):

  • Rockland Trust Company: Hanson Branch at 470 Liberty St, branch established on 1955/05/23. 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.
  • Bridgewater Savings Bank: Hanson Branch at 909 High Street, branch established on 1990/10/29. Info updated 2010/02/03: Bank assets: $491.1 mil, Deposits: $376.9 mil, headquarters in Raynham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bridgewater Financial, Mhc
  • Mutual Federal Savings Bank of Plymouth County: Liberty Street Branch at 430 Liberty 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

For population 15 years and over in Hanson:

Marital status in Hanson, MA
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hanson:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hanson, 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.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

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.
State:

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

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.7%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

16.3%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hanson:

51.4%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Hanson:

28.7
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.1%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Hanson:

58.5%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.3%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanson, MA Residents

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 Hanson, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
CVS1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts3U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanson:

  • 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)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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 Hanson:

  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • 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)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hanson:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Hanson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Hanson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • $1,900,000Total costs
  • 30,800Total average daily traffic
  • 1,673Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,063Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Police Dept Liberty St (Lat: 42.062611 Lon: -70.868944), Call Sign: WBP541,
    Assigned Frequencies: 485.787 MHz, 485.887 MHz, 486.037 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Registrant: Comtronics, 1230 Furnance Brook Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169, Phone: (617) 770-0212, Fax: (617) 770-0429, Email:
  • HANSON TOWER, Industrial Blvd (Lat: 42.048889 Lon: -70.900000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPWE795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 10/31/2022, Certifier: Richard P Hanlon, Registrant: Motorola, 34 Pinecrest Dr, Riverside, RI 02915, Phone: (401) 433-5311, Fax: (401) 433-1652, Email:
  • 68 Industrial Blvd. Suite #6 (Lat: 42.064444 Lon: -70.850278), Call Sign: WPWF843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.7200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: James Quinlan, Registrant: First Student Inc, 600 Vine Street, Suite 1400, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: (513) 362-4604, Fax: (513) 362-4591, Email:
  • Lat: 42.055833 Lon: -70.906111, Call Sign: WQSZ273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.300 MHz, 461.575 MHz, 464.025 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Certifier: John Oguturk, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hanson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$254,1914$207,43081$222,2965$125,494
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$272,7301$168,6205$188,0580$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$185,2001$244,17018$260,8331$164,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$249,2400$015$269,6940$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$344,6006$204,2430$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5221.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$02$238,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$359,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$305,9000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5221.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hanson, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hanson, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 53 took place in 2002, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hanson, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.0%), and Structure Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hanson, MA
    • 24348.0%Outside Fires
    • 19738.9%Structure Fires
    • 479.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 193.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanson, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hanson, MA
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hanson, MA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Hanson 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Hanson on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #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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  • Steven F. Levesque (8)
  • Charles Bridgham Worrick, Iii (5)
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  • John Joseph Nisby (3)
  • Charles B. Worrick (2)
  • Christopher James Hoffman (2)
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Total of 96 patent applications in 2008-2021.