Littleton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,924.
Population change since 2000: +9.0%
 
Males: 4,290  (48.1%)
Females: 4,634  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01460.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $115,671 (it was $71,384 in 2000)
Littleton:

$115,671
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,832 (it was $31,070 in 2000)

Littleton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $513,584 (it was $245,300 in 2000)
Littleton:

$513,584
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $591,306; detached houses: $624,642; townhouses or other attached units: $582,852; in 2-unit structures: $505,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $595,078; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,031; mobile homes: $95,409
March 2019 cost of living index in Littleton: 147.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Littleton, MA (2010)
    • 8,23992.3%White alone
    • 3503.9%Asian alone
    • 1501.7%Two or more races
    • 1211.4%Hispanic
    • 460.5%Black alone
    • 120.1%Other race alone
    • 60.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Littleton, Massachusetts as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Littleton is 8,924 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Littleton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
2
(23.4)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
4
(45.6)
2
(22.5)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(52.5)
4
(39.7)
2
(19.6)
1
(9.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(23.4)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(128.6)
7
(81.0)
3
(34.4)
11
(125.3)
14
(157.2)
4
(44.6)
9
(100.2)
10
(109.9)
5
(54.2)
8
(85.6)
11
(115.6)
7
(69.5)
9
(88.3)
8
(77.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(292.3)
9
(104.2)
12
(137.7)
24
(273.5)
24
(269.5)
29
(323.7)
27
(300.7)
35
(384.7)
15
(162.7)
23
(246.0)
14
(147.1)
10
(99.3)
21
(206.0)
6
(58.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(607.9)
40
(462.9)
46
(527.9)
65
(740.7)
55
(617.6)
60
(669.7)
64
(712.9)
73
(802.5)
75
(813.5)
42
(449.2)
47
(493.9)
63
(625.4)
50
(490.4)
48
(466.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(81.8)
3
(34.7)
5
(57.4)
4
(45.6)
4
(44.9)
5
(55.8)
2
(22.3)
5
(55.0)
2
(21.7)
3
(32.1)
5
(52.5)
5
(49.6)
4
(39.2)
2
(19.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)102.857.554.9113.999.971.880.388.791.258.199.481.670.547.6

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City-data.com crime index in Littleton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (27.5%), English (22.1%), Italian (15.6%), French (8.5%), German (8.3%), Polish (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1715

Elevation: 229 feet

Land area: 16.6 square miles.

Population density: 537 people per square mile   (low).

Littleton, Massachusetts map

421 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This town:

5.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Littleton town:

1.2% ($2,947)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (11.3 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (25.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (169.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Littleton Common, MA (1.0 miles ),
Boxborough, MA (2.0 miles ),
Westford, MA (2.1 miles ),
Ayer, MA (2.2 miles ),
Acton, MA (2.2 miles ),
Harvard, MA (2.4 miles ),
Devens, MA (2.5 miles ),
Groton, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 71.49 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Littleton, MA in 2017
Littleton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2000: 73 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $251,400
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $284,100
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $368,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Littleton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Littleton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Littleton, MA
Historical housing units in Littleton, MA
Most common industries in Littleton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (14.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.4%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.1%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Littleton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (10.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (14.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Engineers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Littleton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Littleton, Massachusetts average temperatures Littleton, Massachusetts average precipitation Littleton, Massachusetts humidity Littleton, Massachusetts wind speed Littleton, Massachusetts snowfall Littleton, Massachusetts sunshine Littleton, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
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 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.55. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.703
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.86. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.86
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Littleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Littleton town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Littleton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.7 miles away from Littleton 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 66.6 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 175.0 miles away from Littleton center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 245.3 miles away from Littleton 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 42.3 miles away from Littleton 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 162.4 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 Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Littleton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Littleton:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF NASHOBA VALLEY (191 FOSTER STREET)
  • LITTLETON HOUSE NH (191 FOSTER ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Littleton:

  • WESTFORD HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WESTFORD, MA)
  • WESTFORD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WESTFORD, MA)
  • ACTON PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ACTON, MA)
  • WOODFORD OF AYER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • NASHOBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AYER, MA)

Heliports located in Littleton:

Amtrak stations near Littleton:

  • 18 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 19 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Littleton:

  • Middlesex Community College (about 12 miles; Bedford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,040)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 12 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 16 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Framingham State University (about 18 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Brandeis University (about 18 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Bentley University (about 18 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Wellesley College (about 20 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)

Public high school in Littleton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Littleton:

Private elementary/middle school in Littleton:

  • OAK MEADOW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 2 PICKARD LN, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Littleton

Library in Littleton:

  • REUBEN HOAR LIBRARY (Operating income: $501,661; Location: 41 SHATTUCK ST.; 76,340 books; 5,546 audio materials; 4,995 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 163 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Littleton: Littleton-495 Station (A), Liberty Square (B), Littleton Fire Department (C), Littleton Middle School Library (D), Houghton Memorial Building (E), Littleton Common Town Hall (F), Reuben Hoar Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Littleton include: Stork Support Congregational Church (A), Littleton First Baptist Church (B), First Church Unitarian (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Abundant Life Assembly Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Cobbs Pond (A), Black Pond (B), Spectacle Pond (C), Fort Pond (D), Long Pond (E), Nagog Pond (F), Mill Pond (G), Browns Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Pond Brook (A), Half Moon Brook (B), Bennetts Brook (C), Gilson Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Littleton: Fat Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Littleton Historical Society Inc (Historical Places & Services; 4 Rogers Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Nashoba Concierge Service (81 Taylor Street) (1), Lyttleton Inn Inc (423 King Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Harrison Reed (politician) - 9th Governor of Florida, Ed Fletcher - Politician, Matt Smith - College basketball player (Northeastern Huskies), Shawn Andrews (actor) - Actor.

Middlesex 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 Littleton and their reported violations in the past:

LITTLETON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8,566, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Bromate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Bromate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP NASHOBA - NORTH (Serves ME, Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Littleton in 2010:

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Littleton (2011 data):

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Littleton Branch at 308 Great Road, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Littleton Branch at 272 Great Road, branch established on 1972/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • North Middlesex Savings Bank: Littleton Branch at 220 Great Road, branch established on 1986/11/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $329.3 mil, Deposits: $268.7 mil, headquarters in Ayer, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Northern Bank & Trust Company: Littleton Branch at 265 Great Road, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $734.7 mil, Deposits: $586.1 mil, headquarters in Woburn, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Littleton Branch at 288 Great Road, branch established on 1959/12/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Littleton:

Marital status in Littleton, MA
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Littleton:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Littleton, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Middlesex County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
This county:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Littleton, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry2The Room Place1
Dunkin Donuts4Toyota1
FedEx3UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Littleton:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Littleton:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)

TV broadcast stations around Littleton:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
Littleton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Littleton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 302ft / 92.2mTotal length
  • $46,922,000Total costs
  • 1,284,090Total average daily traffic
  • 102,340Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Littleton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 81950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Littleton, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Littleton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 563 Newton Rd. (Lat: 42.516750 Lon: -71.474222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPLA741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz, 862.087 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.137 MHz, 862.162 MHz, 862.187 MHz, 862.212 MHz, 862.237 MHz, 862.262 MHz... (+148 more), Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 20 Foster St (Lat: 42.538139 Lon: -71.483667), Call Sign: KDG722, Licensee ID: L00030585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.6600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2000, Expiration Date: 01/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2011, Registrant: Littleton, Town Of, 20 Foster St, Littleton, MA 01460, Phone: (508) 952-2302
  • Lat: 42.476111 Lon: -71.411389, Call Sign: WPSZ448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.065 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2001, Expiration Date: 08/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2011, Certifier: David W Quinn, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Mass Ave (Lat: 42.485278 Lon: -71.543083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQJE994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.787 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2018, Expiration Date: 08/18/2028, Certifier: Savas C Danos, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc., 100 Fireworks Circle, Bridgewater, MA 02324, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • Lat: 42.538139 Lon: -71.483667, Call Sign: WQKN738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.975 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019, Certifier: Alexander S Mc Curdy Iii, Registrant: Easton Electronics, 4 Pequot Way, Canton, MA 02021, Phone: (781) 828-1955, Email:
  • DISTRIBUTION CENTER, Lat: 42.547889 Lon: -71.517472, Call Sign: WQXF874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.662 MHz, 456.712 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2016, Expiration Date: 02/23/2026, Certifier: Jim Phinney, Registrant: Northeast Two Way Radio Corp., 5 Birch St, Unit 6, Wilmington, MA 01887, Phone: (978) 532-1160, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • LITTLETON, 451 Newtown Rd. (Lat: 42.524806 Lon: -71.463111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68 m, Call Sign: WMR440,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10628.7 MHz, 10638.1 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LITTLETON ELW DEPT, Various Locations (Lat: 42.600639 Lon: -71.377278), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOU600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/1999, Expiration Date: 07/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2009, Phone: (724) 430-3974
  • BOS0611, 1 Cedar Rd. & Birch (Lat: 42.534750 Lon: -71.472778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQBM820, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2004, Expiration Date: 11/08/2014, 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:
  • LITTLETON, Lat: 42.543278 Lon: -71.516306, Call Sign: WQNI648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/16/2021, Certifier: Savas Danos, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • LITTLETON, 451 Newtown Rd (Lat: 42.524806 Lon: -71.463111), Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: KCM82,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2000, Phone: (404) 810-4021

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 153 Taylor Street (Lat: 42.522028 Lon: -71.512000), Call Sign: KCI297, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Junction Of Great Road And King Street (Lat: 42.550083 Lon: -71.468944), Call Sign: KCI297, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Littleton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Littleton)

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 49. The highest number of fires - 69 took place in 2004, and the least - 26 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Littleton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.8%), and Outside Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Littleton, MA
    • 38345.8%Structure Fires
    • 21725.9%Outside Fires
    • 19423.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 435.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Littleton, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Littleton, MA
  • 62.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Littleton, MA
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Littleton 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Littleton on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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