Harwich, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 12,243. Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 5,688  (46.5%)
Females: 6,555  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  52.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02645.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,205 (it was $41,552 in 2000)
Harwich:

$55,205
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,939 (it was $23,063 in 2000)

Harwich town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $365,360 (it was $180,000 in 2000)
Harwich:

$365,360
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $448,140; Detached houses: $462,886; Townhouses or other attached units: $433,585; In 2-unit structures: $297,670; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,158; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,796; Mobile homes: $57,714
  • Races in Harwich, MA (2010)

    Harwich races chart
    • 11,34792.7%White alone
    • 2221.8%Two or more races
    • 1881.5%Black alone
    • 1891.5%Other race alone
    • 1781.5%Hispanic
    • 800.7%Asian alone
    • 370.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harwich: 132.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Harwich, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (29.1%), English (25.5%), German (10.6%), Italian (9.0%), French (6.6%), Scottish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1694

Elevation: 55 feet

Land area: 21.0 square miles.

Population density: 582 people per square mile   (low).

Harwich,MA real estate house value index trend

Harwich, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Harwich:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harwich town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

376 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This town:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Harwich, Massachusetts as of August 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Harwich to the number of sex offenders is 2,451 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Harwich town:  0.9% ($1,618)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Harwich satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (44.6 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (68.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (206.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Harwich Center, MA (0.5 miles ), Harwich Port, MA (1.3 miles ), Northwest Harwich, MA (1.3 miles ), East Harwich, MA (1.5 miles ), Dennis Port, MA (2.0 miles ), West Chatham, MA (2.1 miles ), South Dennis, MA (2.2 miles ), West Dennis, MA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 155 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1998: 156 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1999: 167 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2000: 118 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2001: 105 buildings, average cost: $207,900
  • 2002: 98 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $309,000
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $309,900
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $334,200
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $397,500
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $439,800
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $387,700
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $349,800
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $442,400
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $307,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 70.07 W

Area codes: 774, 508


Crime rates in Harwich by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0011321544210
per 100,000 0.00.07.87.823.916.28.041.332.532.416.381.8
Robberies 010122353011
per 100,000 0.07.80.07.815.916.224.141.324.40.08.18.2
Assaults 292823302328162435242119
per 100,000 231.3218.5180.1235.3182.9226.2128.7198.3284.1194.4170.7155.4
Burglaries 6179779513411412014814411912091
per 100,000 486.4616.6602.8745.01,065.8920.8964.91,222.71,169.0964.0975.7744.4
Thefts 194160133110157153146118132126124111
per 100,000 1,547.01,248.81,041.2862.71,248.71,235.81,174.0974.91,071.61,020.71,008.2908.0
Auto thefts 1110131216557472
per 100,000 87.778.1101.894.18.048.540.241.356.832.456.916.4
Arson 211223105100
per 100,000 15.97.87.815.715.924.28.00.040.68.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 151.8147.9136.6152.5188.9183.9159.8216.7223.2178.7165.6192.0

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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 Harwich detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Harwich, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Harwich-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% 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 147.3 miles away from the city center
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 267.1 miles away from Harwich 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 179.3 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 266.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from Harwich center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.7 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 Barnstable County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harwich topographic map

Birthplace of: Seth Doane - Television reporter, Shirley Gomes - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Harwich:

  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF HARWICH (111 HEADWATERS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harwich:

  • BREWSTER MANOR NURSING RET HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF BREWSTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF VNA OF CEN AND OUTER CAPE COD (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SOUTH DENNIS, MA)
  • PLEASANT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • BROAD REACH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NORTH CHATHAM, MA)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTH CHATHAM, MA)
  • WINDSOR NURSING AND RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harwich:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 14 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 49 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 51 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Bristol Community College (about 55 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 55 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 58 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Roger Williams University (about 62 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)

Public high schools in Harwich:

Public elementary/middle school in Harwich:

See full list of schools located in Harwich

Library in Harwich:

  • BROOKS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $659,132; Location: 739 MAIN STREET; 59,305 books; 19 e-books; 3,532 audio materials; 5,118 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 201 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth
  • Cape Cod Community College (appox. 20 miles from Harwich)

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Notable locations in Harwich: Sand Pond (A), Harwich Fire Department Station 2 (B), Harwich Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Harwich Elementary School Library Media Center (D), Cape Cod Regional Technical High School Library (E), Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School Media Center (F), Brooks Library (G), North Harwich Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: 333 Main Street Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Harwich: Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Pine Grove Cemetery (2), Island Pond Cemetery (3), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Walkers Pond (A), Skinequit Pond (B), Seymour Pond (C), Sand Pond (D), Robbins Pond (E), Paddocks Pond (F), Olivers Pond (G), Mud Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Andrews River (A), Herring River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harwich: Hawksnest State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaches: Pleasant Road Beach (A), Red River Beach (B), Earle Road Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brooks Academy Museum (80 Parallel Street) (1), Harwich Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 80 Parallel Street) (2), Cape Destinations (Tours & Charters; 71 Main St) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Barnstable County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

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

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Harwich in 2010:

  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Harwich in 2000:

  • 288 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Harwich travel time to work - commute Harwich 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 Harwich town (based on Barnstable County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
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: 68
Barnstable County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Barnstable County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Here:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

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

13.8%
State:

16.5%

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($666 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.53% ($47,137 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.39% ($89,653)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.33% ($85,930)


4.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($552 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.57% ($45,574 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.33% ($52,435)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.32% ($63,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harwich:

  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • 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)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harwich:

  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKL (90.7 FM; WEST BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Harwich:

  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harwich fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $12,098,000Total costs
  • 125,200Total average daily traffic
  • 11,559Total average daily truck traffic
  • 198,280Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Harwich Site) 7 Queen Anne Road (Lat: 41.698444 Lon: -70.097806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN826
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Richard Byrne, 149 Rte. 137 (Lat: 41.708306 Lon: -70.022333), Type: 47.8, Overall height: 45.8 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 149 Rte. 137 (Lat: 41.708306 Lon: -70.022333), Type: 47.8, Overall height: 45.8 m, Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 149 Rte. 137 (Lat: 41.708306 Lon: -70.022333), Type: 47.8, Structure height: 25001 m, Overall height: 45.8 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Courtney Gaskill, 196 Chatham Road (Lat: 41.684028 Lon: -70.051917), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 25001 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000
  • Courtney Gaskill, 196 Chatham Road, Type: 45.7, Structure height: 25001 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000
  • Trevelyn Carvino, 196 Chatham Road (Lat: 41.684028 Lon: -70.051917), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 25001 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 2024573068, Anisa.A.Latif@att.Com, 1120 20TH STREET, NW Suite- 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Sission Rd (Lat: 41.683167 Lon: -70.078083), Call Sign: KCA373
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.520 MHz, 155.565 MHz, 155.640 MHz, 155.700 MHz, 158.850 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/2015, Expiration Date: 05/07/2025Registrant: Barnstable County Sheriff\'s Office, 6000 Sheriff\'s Place, Bourne, MA 02532, Phone: (508) 563-4243, Fax: (508) 563-4288, Email:
  • Harwich Water Tank Rt 39 (Lat: 41.695000 Lon: -70.049917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 43.9 m, Overall height: 45.4 m, Call Sign: WPJH461
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.237 MHz, 859.212 MHz, 858.212 MHz, 857.262 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 856.262 MHz, 856.237 MHz, 855.537 MHz, 854.737 MHz, 854.362 MHz, 854.212 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Mr Donald Nagle JrRegistrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • STATION 1, 175 Sisson Road (Lat: 41.683056 Lon: -70.078611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPVT449
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, 460.550 MHz, 465.550 MHz, 33.9600 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2002, Expiration Date: 08/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Certifier: Robert A PetersonRegistrant: Rdc Communications Inc., 19 Dupont Ave, S. Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:
  • Puritan Lane (Lat: 41.718861 Lon: -70.016667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.2 m, Overall height: 5.4 m, Call Sign: WQAA837
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.487 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2014, Expiration Date: 04/23/2024, Certifier: Craig WiegandRegistrant: Rdc Communications Inc., 19 Dupont Ave, S.Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:
  • Marthas Lane Treatment Plant (Lat: 41.683333 Lon: -70.035361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.2 m, Overall height: 5.4 m, Call Sign: WQAA841
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.487 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2014, Expiration Date: 04/23/2024, Certifier: Craig WiegandRegistrant: Rdc Communications Inc., 19 Dupont Ave, S.Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HARWICH, Queen Ann Rd (Lat: 41.698444 Lon: -70.097806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WLW641
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 10563.1 MHz, 10562.5 MHz, 10602.5 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2012Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • HARWICH, Queen Ann Road (Lat: 41.698417 Lon: -70.097778), Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WMK533
    Assigned Frequencies: 10551.2 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/10/1996Registrant: Cape And Islands Cellular Limited Partnership, 180 Washington Valley Rd, Bedminster, NJ 07921
  • HARWICH, 198 Queen Anne Rd (Lat: 41.698528 Lon: -70.097194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 43.3 m, Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WMT440
    Assigned Frequencies: 10592.5 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • STATION, 146 Chatham Rd (Lat: 41.681500 Lon: -70.051667), Overall height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WNTU209
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.356 MHz, 928.356 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/1998, Expiration Date: 01/25/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2009Registrant: Phone: (508) 394-2405
  • Harwich WT, 2nd Street (Lat: 41.710139 Lon: -70.071750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQPX477
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Dan GallagherRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • HYN0009, 190 Queen Ann Road (Lat: 41.698556 Lon: -70.097917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQRI552
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, 17830.0 MHz, 21830.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 17830.0 MHz, 21830.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 17830.0 MHz, 21830.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz... (+5 more)Grant Date: 05/21/2013, Expiration Date: 05/21/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2014, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harwich)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12849 , Serial Number: 17262311, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Richard P Houghtaling, 27 Wilmas Way, Harwich, MA 02645
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5356R , Serial Number: 17252886, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Ripa, Po Box 67, Harwich, MA 02645
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 595JM , Serial Number: 0706, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Avigate LLC, 1 Eldridge Pond Rd, Harwich, MA 02645
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6384P , Serial Number: 24-1494, Year manufactured: 1959
    Registrant (Individual): Beverly B Mongeau, Po Box 421, Harwich, MA 02645
  • Aircraft: BRENT A MAYO ONEX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2.1 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 77NX , Serial Number: 0077, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Yuriy Kachuro, 16 Captain Bearse Rd, Harwich, MA 02645

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

  • HARWICH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 38,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 156
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Harwich

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Harwich, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts3Starbucks1
FedEx1Stop & Shop1
Goodwill2Talbots1

Harwich 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Harwich on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Carpenters (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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