Harvard, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,520. Population change since 2000: +9.0%
 
Males: 3,779  (58.0%)
Females: 2,741  (42.0%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01451.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $140,871 (it was $107,934 in 2000)
Harvard:

$140,871
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $54,662 (it was $40,867 in 2000)

Harvard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $645,380 (it was $369,900 in 2000)
Harvard:

$645,380
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $274,525; Detached houses: $289,213; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,192; In 2-unit structures: $198,132; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,930; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,188; Mobile homes: $76,552
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  • Races in Harvard, MA (2010)

    Harvard races chart
    • 5,66886.9%White alone
    • 2594.0%Black alone
    • 2644.0%Hispanic
    • 2173.3%Asian alone
    • 1061.6%Two or more races
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harvard: 154.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Harvard, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (20.3%), Irish (18.2%), German (11.4%), Italian (6.7%), United States (5.3%), Polish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1732

Elevation: 421 feet

Land area: 26.4 square miles.

Population density: 247 people per square mile   (very low).

Harvard,MA real estate house value index trend

Harvard, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Harvard:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harvard town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

748 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 3.2% Europe, 1.8% Asia).

This town:

12.5%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harvard, Massachusetts as of December 07, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Harvard to the number of sex offenders is 6,156 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Harvard town:  1.1% ($4,208)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Harvard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (16.7 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (29.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Fort Devens, MA (1.3 miles ), Devens, MA (1.4 miles ), Ayer, MA (1.7 miles ), Shirley, MA (1.8 miles ), Boxborough, MA (2.2 miles ), Lancaster, MA (2.3 miles ), Bolton, MA (2.4 miles ), Littleton, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $262,100
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $320,900
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $247,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $332,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $452,800
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $570,300
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $438,700
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $361,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $294,600
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $625,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $479,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 71.60 W

Area code: 978


Crime rates in Harvard by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0020100100122
per 100,000 0.00.032.80.016.40.00.016.50.00.015.230.530.3
Robberies 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.015.2
Assaults 0277622133223
per 100,000 0.032.8114.9115.498.233.033.316.549.245.730.330.545.5
Burglaries 714161481519172720322317
per 100,000 115.6229.6262.6230.8130.9247.4316.6281.2442.6304.9485.2351.3257.7
Thefts 11272437181229293828181425
per 100,000 181.7442.8394.0610.0294.6198.0483.3479.7623.0426.8272.9213.8379.0
Auto thefts 1111241010001
per 100,000 16.516.416.416.532.766.016.70.016.40.00.00.015.2
Arson 0111321203031
per 100,000 0.016.416.416.549.133.016.733.10.045.70.045.815.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 17.343.187.667.258.338.451.257.369.449.265.365.974.8

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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 Harvard detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Massachusetts average:

2.51
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Computer and electronic products (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (12%)
  • Engineers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Harvard, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harvard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Harvard 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 5.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harvard-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% 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 170.3 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from Harvard 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 68.0 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 245.2 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 36.7 miles away from Harvard center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.2 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 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: 7, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harvard topographic map

Birthplace of: Harrison Gray Dyar - Chemist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Harvard:

  • WOODFORD OF AYER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • NASHOBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF NASHOBA VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LITTLETON, MA)
  • LITTLETON HOUSE NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LITTLETON, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-RIVER TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LANCASTER, MA)

Amtrak station near Harvard:

  • 19 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harvard:

  • Fitchburg State University (about 12 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,010)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 17 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 17 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Framingham State University (about 18 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Assumption College (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

Public high school in Harvard:

  • BROMFIELD (Students: 758, Location: 14 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Harvard:

  • HILDRETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 27 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Harvard

Library in Harvard:

  • HARVARD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $539,753; Location: 4 POND RD.; 50,960 books; 930 e-books; 3,595 audio materials; 3,403 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harvard: Shaker Hills Golf Course (A), A and M Orchards (B), Carlson Orchards (C), Doe Orchards (D), Hammerhead Farm (E), Westward Orchards (F), Camp Green Eyrie (G), Harvard University Observatory (H), Harvard Ambulance Service (I), Devens Fire Department (J), Harvard Fire Department Station 2 (K), Harvard Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (L), Harvard Town Hall (M), Fruitlands Museum Library (N), Fruitlands Museum (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harvard include: New Patriots Church (A), Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), Saint Theresas Church (D), Evangelical Congregational Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Black Pond (A), Little Mirror Lake (B), Mirror Lake (C), Robbins Pond (D), Elizabeth Brook Reservoir (E), Nashua River Reservoir (F), Horse Meadows Reservoir (G), Bare Hill Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cold Spring Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Harvard include: Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge (1), Harvard Shaker Village Historic District (2), Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Harvard Town Beach (A). Display/hide its location 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.1. This is about average.

City:

85.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.392. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.392
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.5%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
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: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.0%
Whole state:

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

1.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Harvard in 2010:

  • 1,194 people in federal prisons
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 44 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
747 people in federal prisons and detention centers in 2000
60 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Harvard (2011 data):

  • Rollstone Bank & Trust: Harvard Branch at Route 110 And Old Mill Road, branch established on 1974/06/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $532.9 mil, Deposits: $299.5 mil, headquarters in Fitchburg, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

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 Harvard town (based on Worcester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 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%

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.97% ($60,516 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.24% ($51,162)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.16% ($52,384)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($764 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($52,341 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($46,486)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.22% ($53,668)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harvard:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harvard:

  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harvard:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
Harvard fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harvard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 87m285ftTotal length
  • $33,295,000Total costs
  • 688,841Total average daily traffic
  • 59,782Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 181950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harvard, MA

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

HARVARD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,650, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-31-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-31-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2005)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HARVARD GREEN CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
CENTRE VILLAGE APARTMENTS (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 28 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harvard that have no violations reported:

  • AYER ROAD PROPERTIES LLC (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Harvard

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Harvard, MA
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Harvard compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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