Ipswich, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,222.
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
Males: 1,936  (45.9%)
Females: 2,286  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 01938.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,673 (it was $40,482 in 2000)
Ipswich:

$69,673
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $43,382 (it was $23,954 in 2000)

Ipswich CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $474,710 (it was $211,600 in 2000)
Ipswich:

$474,710
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $463,703; detached houses: $531,819; townhouses or other attached units: $412,090; in 2-unit structures: $402,464; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $360,096; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $233,139

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,183.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ipswich: 139.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.5% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ipswich, MA (2019)
    • 4,11487.0%White alone
    • 2164.6%Black alone
    • 1793.8%Hispanic
    • 861.8%Asian alone
    • 591.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ipswich, Massachusetts as of July 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ipswich is 2,134 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ipswich by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
8
(56.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(29.9)
7
(52.5)
5
(37.2)
4
(30.1)
4
(30.2)
2
(14.9)
10
(73.0)
3
(21.9)
5
(36.3)
18
(129.8)
8
(57.3)
13
(92.2)
9
(63.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(724.9)
64
(480.3)
28
(208.4)
57
(428.3)
65
(490.4)
27
(201.5)
20
(146.0)
15
(109.4)
16
(116.1)
8
(57.7)
15
(107.5)
13
(92.2)
6
(42.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
96
(717.4)
125
(938.0)
82
(610.3)
69
(518.5)
124
(935.5)
77
(574.8)
96
(700.8)
95
(693.1)
55
(399.1)
73
(526.6)
62
(444.4)
59
(418.2)
33
(234.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(44.8)
7
(52.5)
1
(7.4)
7
(52.6)
2
(15.1)
3
(22.4)
6
(43.8)
4
(29.2)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
3
(21.5)
2
(14.2)
7
(49.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.1)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index95.091.955.260.996.356.156.459.631.951.644.248.478.8

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

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City-data.com crime index in Ipswich, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ipswich, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (20.2%), Greek (13.8%), English (12.2%), Polish (7.5%), Jamaican (7.3%), Italian (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1634

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.66 square miles.

Population density: 2,545 people per square mile   (average).

Ipswich, Massachusetts map

471 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 2.8% Europe).

This place:

10.0%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,476 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,884 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (14.3 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (27.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (201.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rowley, MA (1.8 miles ),
Essex, MA (2.1 miles ),
Hamilton, MA (2.1 miles ),
Wenham, MA (2.4 miles ),
Topsfield, MA (2.6 miles ),
Newbury, MA (2.7 miles ),
Boxford, MA (2.7 miles ),
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 70.84 W

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $227,600
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $419,100
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $272,100
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $347,900
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $300,200
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $328,600
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $312,100
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $275,100
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $579,000
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $583,000
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $404,000
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $418,900
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $417,400
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $261,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Ipswich, MA residents
Average permit cost in Ipswich, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Historical population in Ipswich, MA
Historical housing units in Ipswich, MA
Most common industries in Ipswich, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.8%)
  • Public administration (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Ipswich, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Ipswich, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ipswich, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.2. This is about average.

City:

66.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.94. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.94
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ipswich-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Ipswich place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 tornado 21.2 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ipswich-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Ipswich center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 190.9 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 248.6 miles away from Ipswich 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 Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ipswich topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ipswich:

  • CALDWELL SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (16 GREEN STREET)
  • STEPHEN CALDWELL MEM CONV HOME (15 GREEN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ipswich:

  • SEA VIEW CONVALESCENT AND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ROWLEY, MA)
  • MASCONOMET HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TOPSFIELD, MA)
  • NORTH SHORE REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • A B L VISITING NURSING CERTIFIED (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • BLUEBERYHILL HEALTHCARE N H (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BLUEBERRY HILL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • ESSEX PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)

Airports and heliports located in Ipswich:

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Amtrak stations near Ipswich:

  • 15 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 20 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Ipswich:

  • 15 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

College/University in Ipswich:

  • Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich (Full-time enrollment: 51; Location: 126 High St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.spatech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ipswich:

  • Endicott College (about 9 miles; Beverly, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,064)
  • North Shore Community College (about 9 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Salem State University (about 13 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 14 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 15 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Tufts University (about 24 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 25 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)

Public high school in Ipswich:

  • IPSWICH HIGH (Students: 660, Location: 134 HIGH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ipswich:

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Library in Ipswich:

  • IPSWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $529,035; Location: 25 NORTH MAIN ST.; 88,503 books; 4,327 audio materials; 3,704 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 205 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Colleges: Montserrat College of Art, Beverly MA 01915 11 miles, 350 students

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ipswich: Ipswich Station (A), Ipswich Town Hall (B), Ipswich Public Library (C), Ipswich Historical Society Building (D), John Heard House (E), Ipswich Visitors Center (F), Ipswich Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), Hall-Haskell House (H), Ipswich Middle-High School Media Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ipswich Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ipswich: First Church in Ipswich (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Cawles Memorial Cemetery (1), Old South Cemetery (2), Highland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Fourmile Pond (A), Ipswich River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ipswich: Bialek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Heard House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 54 South Main Street), Ipswich Historicl Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 54 South Main Street), New England Alive Inc. (Nature Centers; 163 High Street), Ipswich Visitor Information Center (36 South Main Street), Olde Ipswich Tours (Recreational Trips & Guides; 8 Herrick Drive).

Hotel: Inn at Castle Hill (290 Argilla Road).

Birthplace of: Chet Nourse - Baseball player, Kevin Nylen - Soccer player.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

IPSWICH DPU WATER DEPT (Population served: 13,476, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Perchlorate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-28-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from DEC-07-2005 to JAN-19-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
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: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Ipswich in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Ipswich (2011 data):

  • Institution for Savings in Newburyport and Its Vicinity: Ipswich High School Branch, Ipswich Co-Operative Bank Branch, Powder House Village Branch. Info updated 2007/07/16: Bank assets: $1,303.4 mil, Deposits: $1,053.1 mil, headquarters in Newburyport, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Ipswich Savings Bank at 23 Market Street, branch established on 1869/03/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • The First National Bank of Ipswich: The First National Bank Of Ipswich at 31 Market Street, branch established on 1892/07/25. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $282.6 mil, Deposits: $223.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Ipswich Branch at 116 Central Street, branch established on 1968/02/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Ipswich:

Marital status in Ipswich, MA
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ipswich:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ipswich
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ipswich, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
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: 145
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

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

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.7%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ipswich:

58.4%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ipswich:

18.5%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.2%
Massachusetts:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ipswich:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ipswich:

32.3%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Ipswich:

63.7%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Ipswich:

81.5%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ipswich, MA Residents

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)
Businesses in Ipswich, MA
NameCountNameCount
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts1The Room Place1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1UPS2
GNC1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Ipswich:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ipswich:

  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ipswich:

  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ipswich: Joseph S. Manning.

Ipswich fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Ipswich fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.4mTotal length
  • $12,398,000Total costs
  • 77,236Total average daily traffic
  • 5,674Total average daily truck traffic
  • 94,441Total future (year 21) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Bradley Palmer Forest Headquarters (Lat: 42.652861 Lon: -70.907000), Call Sign: KKQ948, Licensee ID: L00003516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz, 151.235 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/1997, Expiration Date: 11/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2003, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, Princeton, MA 01541-0248
  • Lat: 42.663000 Lon: -70.875694, Call Sign: WPWZ976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: John A Salowski, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Mp 27.4 Bagley Intrlk, 1000 S Topsfield Rd (Lat: 42.673500 Lon: -70.842500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQIH878,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.410 MHz, 160.560 MHz, 160.875 MHz, 161.460 MHz, 161.475 MHz, 161.280 MHz, 160.470 MHz, 161.025 MHz, 161.085 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2017, Expiration Date: 02/15/2028, Certifier: Dennis Sproul, Registrant: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, 32 Cobble Hill Road, Somerville, MA 02143, Phone: (617) 222-3061, Fax: (617) 222-3062, Email:
  • Plover Road Tank (Lat: 42.701000 Lon: -70.800000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 6.5 m, Call Sign: WQLM452,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz, 453.887 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2020, Expiration Date: 03/08/2030, Certifier: Paul Nikas, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc., 100 Fireworks Circle, Bridgewater, MA 02324, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • Lat: 42.681083 Lon: -70.838306, Call Sign: WQXZ591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.437 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2016, Expiration Date: 07/22/2026, Certifier: Eric Copithorne, Registrant: Cape Ann Regional Response Team, 15 Elm St, Ipswich, MA 01938, Phone: (978) 356-4343, Email:
  • IBYC PIER, Lat: 42.709028 Lon: -70.796583, Call Sign: WQZH851, Licensee ID: L00004346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.340 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2017, Expiration Date: 05/22/2027, Certifier: Robert Garritt, Registrant: Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 Mbl Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543, Phone: (508) 289-7485, Fax: (508) 457-1548, Email:
  • Lat: 42.694528 Lon: -70.897750, Call Sign: WRDU317,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2019, Expiration Date: 07/20/2029, Certifier: Matt Behl, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BOS2706, 4 Newburyport Turnpike (Lat: 42.667278 Lon: -70.928361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQHQ858, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • ESSEX, Lat: 42.642694 Lon: -70.865222, Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQVK773, Licensee ID: L01184639,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2015, Expiration Date: 03/13/2025, Certifier: Thomas Wierimaa, Registrant: Onvoy Spectrum, LLC

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Marine Farm, 253 Linebrook Road (Lat: 42.690639 Lon: -70.897806), Call Sign: KNKK364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.2000 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/01/1999, Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., Debtor-In-Possession, 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5153, Fax: (703) 312-5155, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Ipswich Bay Yacht Club Quay Rd (Lat: 42.683417 Lon: -70.832833), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KZM900, Licensee ID: L00572260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Registrant: Ipswich Bay Yacht Club, Ipswich, MA 01938, Phone: (978) 356-2502

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ipswich)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4806A, N4806A, N-4806A, Serial Number: 22-3958, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David B Butler, 12 Lillian Dr, Ipswich, MA 01938
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 114 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 128 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 500DS, N500DS, N-500DS, Serial Number: 14231, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Mark S Barletta, 35 Leslie Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7075F, N7075F, N-7075F, Serial Number: 15063675, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/28/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy R Gillette, 296 High St, Ipswich, MA 01938
  • Aircraft: LAPORTE STEVEN J CHALLENGER 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 864AC, N864AC, N-864AC, Serial Number: CH2-2147, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen A Wing, 55 Skytop Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$235,50030$220,400113$260,1868$160,8752$275,0009$208,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$216,00013$202,0000$00$01$600,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$123,0005$394,20021$249,6673$141,3330$02$191,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$203,5004$189,25019$279,0530$00$01$241,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$356,0008$272,0001$250,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2232.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$284,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$274,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2232.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 38. The highest number of reported fires - 61 took place in 2002, and the least - 18 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Ipswich, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.2%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ipswich, MA
    • 30046.2%Structure Fires
    • 24537.7%Outside Fires
    • 629.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 436.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ipswich, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ipswich, MA
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ipswich, MA
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel


Ipswich compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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