Lee, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,051. Population change since 2000: +1.5%
Males: 930  (45.4%)
Females: 1,121  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01238.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $34,992 (it was $32,183 in 2000)
Lee:

$34,992
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $26,642 (it was $18,069 in 2000)

Lee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $230,678 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Lee:

$230,678
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $218,360; Detached houses: $216,340

Median gross rent in 2015: $794.

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  • Races in Lee, MA (2010)

    Lee races chart
    • 1,81888.6%White alone
    • 1477.2%Hispanic
    • 412.0%Asian alone
    • 180.9%Black alone
    • 150.7%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Other race alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lee: 110.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Lee, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (25.2%), Irish (9.0%), English (8.6%), German (5.7%), French (5.6%), American (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1777

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,504 people per square mile   (low).

Lee,MA real estate house value index trend

Lee, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Lee:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lee CDP:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

116 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.1% Oceania, 0.9% North America, 0.8% Europe).

This place:

6.6%
Massachusetts:

15.5%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lee, Massachusetts as of July 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Lee to the number of sex offenders is 1,913 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 with mortgages in 2015: $2,660 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,613 (1.5%)

Lee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (35.0 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (106.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Stockbridge, MA (2.0 miles ), Lenox, MA (2.0 miles ), Tyringham, MA (2.1 miles ), Washington, MA (2.5 miles ), Housatonic, MA (2.7 miles ), West Stockbridge, MA (2.7 miles ), Richmond, MA (2.8 miles ), Monterey, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $271,200
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $540,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $540,000
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $300,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 73.25 W

Area code: 413

Lee household income distribution Lee home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lee, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Lee place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 10.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.6 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 152.6 miles away from Lee center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.2 miles away from Lee 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 49.7 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 Berkshire County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Birthplace of: Henry Billings Brown - Judge, Thomas C. Durant - Railroad executive, Charlie Hackett - Baseball manager, Edward V. Whiton - Member of the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature and Supreme court, Frank Dwyer - Baseball player, Henri Gosselin - Politician, Tim Collins - College basketball player (Massachusetts Minutemen), William C. Moulton - Politician.

Main business address for: WAVE SYSTEMS CORP (COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lee:

  • LEE REGIONAL VNA INC. (21 HIGH STREET)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LAUREL LAKE (620 LAUREL STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lee:

  • NURSING CARE CENTER AT KIMBALL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • EDGECOMBE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • KIMBALL FARMS NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • PROVIDENCE CARE CENTER - LENOX (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LENOX, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF THE BERKSHIRES, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)
  • SPRINGSIDE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)

Amtrak station near Lee:

  • 10 miles: PITTSFIELD (DEPOT ST. BTW NORTH & CENTER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lee:

  • Westfield State University (about 27 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Williams College (about 29 miles; Williamstown, MA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Smith College (about 32 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 32 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 35 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 35 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 37 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)

Public high school in Lee:

  • LEE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 300 GREYLOCK STREET, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lee:

  • LEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 397, Location: 310 GREYLOCK STREET, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Lee:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 132, Location: 115 ORCHARD ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lee

Library in Lee:

  • LEE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $255,241; Location: 100 MAIN ST.; 42,555 books; 930 e-books; 1,610 audio materials; 486 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lee: Greenover Country Club (A), Greenock Country Club (B), Lee Ambulance Service (C), Lee Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Lee Library Association (E), Lee Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lee include: Greater Grace Church (A), Saint Georges Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Animagic Museum of Animation Special Effects & Art (77 Main Street).

Hotels: Applegate Inn (279 West Park Street), Best Western Black Swan Inn (435 Laurel Street), Cygnets Restaurant at the Black Swan Inn (Laurel Lake), Lee Super 8 Motel (170 Housatonic St), Lee Motor Inn (Pleasant), Laurel Hill Motel (200 Laurel Street), Pilgrim Inn (165 Housatonic Street).

Berkshire 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 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.7%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 60.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lee in 2010:

  • 44 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
34 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Lee, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lee (2011 data):

  • Berkshire Bank: Lee Branch at 1 Park Street, branch established on 1972/06/12; Night Deposit Facility at 50 Water Street, branch established on 1997/07/10. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • TrustCo Bank: Lee Branch at 43park St, branch established on 2007/04/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Adams Community Bank: Lee Branch at 41 Park Street, branch established on 2007/10/22. Info updated 2012/03/02: Bank assets: $202.3 mil, Deposits: $163.5 mil, headquarters in Adams, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Lee Bank: at 75 Park Street, branch established on 1992/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $181.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Berkshire Financial Services, Inc.
  • NBT Bank, National Association: 76 Park Street Branch at 76 Park Street, branch established on 1835/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Massachusetts average:

12.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lee CDP (based on Berkshire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,18732
Mainline Protestant9,89563
Other3,64720
Evangelical Protestant2,81728
Black Protestant2332
Orthodox2252
None64,215-
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: 33
Berkshire County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Berkshire County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Berkshire County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkshire County:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

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

9.9%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lee:

52.6%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.2%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Lee:

28.8
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lee:

19.3%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lee:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

58.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lee:

78.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lee, MA Residents

3.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.11%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  0.18% ($40,323 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.13% ($77,300)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.11% ($24,695)


3.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($772 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,274 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($31,686)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.16% ($33,183)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lee:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBEC (1420 AM; 1 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WBRK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WBRK, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lee:

  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lee:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
Lee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Lee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 82m269ftTotal length
  • $3,414,000Total costs
  • 112,140Total average daily traffic
  • 5,299Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lee, MA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lee, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 5039, 335 Forest Street (Lat: 42.294000 Lon: -73.217722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WPXE912
    Assigned Frequencies: 19305.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2003, Expiration Date: 03/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2007, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • CT13XC236, 335 Forest Street (Lat: 42.294250 Lon: -73.217694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WQPU421
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2014, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, State Police Barracks Route 20 (Lat: 42.317028 Lon: -73.257583), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KGU87
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.700 MHzGrant Date: 10/02/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018Registrant: Captain, Phone: (508) 820-2121

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • BERKSHIRE AIRCRAFT INC, 100 Mountain View Ter, Lee, MA 01238
    Certificate: 01-1078 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/2001, Expiration Date: 06/06/2002

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 155DW , Serial Number: F71023, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy O Taylor, 405 Devon Rd, Lee, MA 01238
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9190R , Serial Number: NAV-4-1064, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1961
    Registrant (Individual): David P Fraser, 80 Devon Rd, Lee, MA 01238

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$233,9459$191,7571$192,0802$199,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$194,4700$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$160,5750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9141.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$132,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9141.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LEE WATER DEPT (Population served: 5,284, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-17-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2005)
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
HIGH LAWN FARM (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Lee, MA
NameCountNameCount
Aeropostale1H&R Block1
American Eagle Outfitters1IZOD1
Ann Taylor1J.Crew1
Banana Republic1Jones New York1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's3
Clarks1Nike1
Decora Cabinetry2Pac Sun1
DressBarn1Quality1
Dressbarn1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Rodeway Inn1
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
GNC1Talbots1
Gap1True Value2
Gymboree1

Lee compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 (01238) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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