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Worcester County

Population in July 2009: 6,156. Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 

Males: 3,416  (55.5%)
Females: 2,740  (44.5%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 01451

Estimated median household income in 2011: $136,384 (it was $107,934 in 2000)
Harvard:

$136,384
Massachusetts:

$62,859
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $53,502

Harvard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $663,797 (it was $369,900 in 2000)
Harvard:

$663,797
Massachusetts:

$326,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $803,177; Detached houses: $807,522; In 2-unit structures: $769,105; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $499,725
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Harvard races chart
  • White alone - 5,199 (86.9%)
  • Hispanic - 364 (6.1%)
  • Black alone - 228 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 118 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 56 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harvard: 527.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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: 234 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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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:  14.3%

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 ), 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 ).

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
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 71.60 W

Area code: 978

Harvard household income distribution Harvard home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Harvard by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000201001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.032.80.016.40.00.016.50.00.015.2
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 002776221332
per 100,000 0.00.032.8114.9115.498.233.033.316.549.245.730.3
Burglaries 471416148151917272032
per 100,000 66.6115.6229.6262.6230.8130.9247.4316.6281.2442.6304.9485.2
Thefts 201127243718122929382818
per 100,000 332.8181.7442.8394.0610.0294.6198.0483.3479.7623.0426.8272.9
Auto thefts 011112410100
per 100,000 0.016.516.416.416.532.766.016.70.016.40.00.0
Arson 001113212030
per 100,000 0.00.016.416.416.549.133.016.733.10.045.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 18.617.243.187.567.158.238.451.257.369.349.265.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Massachusetts average:

2.52

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
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 above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% greater 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 above Massachusetts state average. It is 70% 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 68.0 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 36.7 miles away from Harvard center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 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 55.8 miles away from Harvard center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 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).
Harvard topographic map

Birthplace of: Harrison Gray Dyar - Chemist.

Political contributions by individuals in Harvard, 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.

Local government website: harvard.ma.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harvard:

  • Fitchburg State College (about 11 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,820)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 17 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 17 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 8,432)
  • Framingham State College (about 18 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 3,195)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • Assumption College (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)

Public high school in Harvard:

  • Bromfield School (Students: 758; Location: 14 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE; Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Harvard:

Private elementary/middle school in Harvard:

  • VILLAGE NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 40 POOR FARM RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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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)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.397. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.397
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.51
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

22.1

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

HARVARD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 970, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2001 and AUG-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1996 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 196 regular monitoring violations
HARVARD GREEN CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2000 and JAN-16-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1998 and APR-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-1999), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-27-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
CENTRE VILLAGE APARTMENTS (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and JAN-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1996 and JUL-24-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUL-24-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-1995), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 151 regular monitoring violations

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harvard, MA

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

Harvard compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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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 (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP 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 Harvard (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 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)

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

Harvard, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 128
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 30
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 87 meters (285ft)
Total costs: $33,727,000
Total average daily traffic: 671,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 55,146

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 18
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harvard, MA


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
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  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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