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Population in 2010: 2,990. Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 

Males: 1,501  (50.2%)
Females: 1,489  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01031.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,721 (it was $45,742 in 2000)
Hardwick:

$59,721
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,725

Hardwick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $224,719 (it was $130,000 in 2000)
Hardwick:

$224,719
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $303,969; Detached houses: $319,718; Townhouses or other attached units: $198,088; In 2-unit structures: $234,545; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $192,681; Mobile homes: $147,460

Hardwick, MA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Hardwick races chart
  • White alone - 2,865 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 53 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hardwick: 360.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (18.7%), Irish (18.3%), Polish (17.2%), English (15.1%), French Canadian (8.3%), German (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1739

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 38.6 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hardwick:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hardwick town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

76 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Africa).

This town:  2.9%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hardwick town:  1.4% ($1,810)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Hardwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (21.0 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (56.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (144.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: New Braintree, MA (2.1 miles ), Ware, MA (2.6 miles ), Barre, MA (2.6 miles ), Oakham, MA (2.8 miles ), North Brookfield, MA (2.8 miles ), West Brookfield, MA (2.9 miles ), Petersham, MA (3.0 miles ), Warren, MA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $282,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $210,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.35 N, Longitude: 72.20 W

Hardwick household income distribution Hardwick home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hardwick by Year
Type 2001 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0012000000
per 100,000 0.00.037.674.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0010001000
per 100,000 0.00.037.60.00.00.037.40.00.00.0
Assaults N/AN/AN/A14510612811
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A524.1187.3376.9224.5453.2266.0363.4
Burglaries 891310144811128
per 100,000 303.7337.5489.1374.4524.3150.8299.3415.4398.9264.3
Thefts 1031215241927253743
per 100,000 379.7112.5451.5561.6898.9716.21010.1944.11230.11420.5
Auto thefts 2042222004
per 100,000 75.90.0150.574.974.975.474.80.00.0132.1
Arson 0000014220
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.037.7149.675.566.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.3) N/AN/AN/A228.4120.9125.5128.5163.9135.6165.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Hardwick, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Hardwick-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Hardwick town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hardwick-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 85.2 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 4.0 miles away from Hardwick 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 1.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.2 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 74.4 miles away from Hardwick 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 67.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hardwick topographic map

Birthplace of: Moses Robinson - Politician, Squire Whipple - Bridging engineer, Charles L. Robinson - Politician, Jonathan Robinson (American politician) - Politician, Wyman Spooner - Printer.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hardwick: Elmer A. Snow.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hardwick:

  • BAYSTATE MARY LANE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; WARE, MA)
  • GUARDIAN HOSPICE OF MASSACHUSETTS, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WEST BROOKFIELD, MA)
  • QUABOAG REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEST BROOKFIELD, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Hardwick, MA

Amtrak station near Hardwick:

  • 17 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hardwick:

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (about 18 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 21,515)
  • Worcester State College (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Assumption College (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 21 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)
  • Clark University (about 21 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 21 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 21 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)

Private high school in Hardwick:

  • EAGLE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 242 OLD PETERSHAM RD; Grades: 8 - 12)

Library in Hardwick:

  • PAIGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $69,295; Location: 87 PETERSHAM ROAD; 10,065 books; 298 audio materials; 951 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hardwick: Hardwick Rescue and Emergency Squad (A), Hardwick Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Taylor Cemetery (1), Saint Aloysius Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dead Pond (A), Hardwick Pond (B), Hemingway Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Canterbury Brook (A), Broadmeadow Brook (B), Ellwell Brook (C), Fish Brook (D), Moose Brook (E), Newton Brook (F), Pine Hill Brook (G), Winimusset Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.06
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.99
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59

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

EAGLE HILL SCHOOL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 57 regular monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.7%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.5%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

3.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hardwick, MA

155 people in residential schools for people with disabilities in 2010
52 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
53 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hardwick compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (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 Hardwick town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hardwick:

  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hardwick:

  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hardwick:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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

Hardwick, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Hardwick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $5,516,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,459
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,543
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 32,312

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hardwick, MA


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hardwick Fire Dept (Lat: 42.353972 Lon: -72.200917), Type: Building, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPUL702
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz, 453.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Certifier: James Owens
    Registrant: Connecticut Radio, Inc, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 563-4867, Fax: (860) 563-1179

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1PYD
    Grant Date: 02/23/1988, Expiration Date: 02/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2000
    Registrant: Julia Mankowsky, Barre Rd Box 222, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Call Sign: KA1QDQ, Licensee ID: L01479432
    Grant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 05/18/2019, Certifier: Gail Anderson
    Registrant: Gail Anderson, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Call Sign: KA1QDR
    Grant Date: 06/09/1997, Expiration Date: 06/09/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2009
    Registrant: George A Anderson Iii, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Call Sign: N1IIW, Previous Call Sign: KA1VXU
    Grant Date: 04/30/1991, Expiration Date: 04/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2003
    Registrant: Robert M Wood, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Call Sign: N1NRX
    Grant Date: 11/03/1992, Expiration Date: 11/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2004
    Registrant: Zachary L Brown, Charity Hill Rd, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Call Sign: N1NRY, Licensee ID: L00670821
    Grant Date: 01/08/2013, Expiration Date: 01/08/2023
    Registrant: Newell Pledger Shinn, Fleming Rd, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Call Sign: NC1Z, Licensee ID: L01060332
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 10/24/2015, Certifier: George A Anderson Jr
    Registrant: George A Anderson Jr, Hardwick, MA 01037

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3172X , Serial Number: 15064572, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Ridge Rd, Hardwick, MA 01037
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 7513D , Serial Number: 2569
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Prouty, Po Box 433, Hardwick, MA 01037


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Hardwick


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