Lunenburg, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,760. Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 651  (37.0%)
Females: 1,109  (63.0%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01462.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,828 (it was $54,429 in 2000)
Lunenburg:

$54,828
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,068 (it was $31,759 in 2000)

Lunenburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $263,678 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Lunenburg:

$263,678
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $274,525; Detached houses: $289,213; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,192; In 2-unit structures: $198,132; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,930; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,188; Mobile homes: $76,552
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  • Races in Lunenburg, MA (2010)

    Lunenburg races chart
    • 1,64193.2%White alone
    • 482.7%Hispanic
    • 261.5%Two or more races
    • 181.0%Asian alone
    • 150.9%Black alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lunenburg: 141.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (14.9%), Irish (14.4%), English (12.4%), Italian (10.8%), German (6.5%), Ukrainian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1728

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 3.82 square miles.

Population density: 461 people per square mile   (low).

Lunenburg,MA real estate house value index trend

Lunenburg, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Lunenburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lunenburg CDP:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

188 residents are foreign born (4.2% Europe).

This place:

13.5%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lunenburg, Massachusetts as of July 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lunenburg to the number of sex offenders is 5,079 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,051 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,836 (2.0%)

Lunenburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (16.4 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (37.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Fitchburg, MA (2.0 miles ), Leominster, MA (2.2 miles ), Townsend, MA (2.3 miles ), Shirley, MA (2.3 miles ), Devens, MA (2.6 miles ), Fort Devens, MA (2.6 miles ), Ashby, MA (2.6 miles ), Ayer, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $58,400
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $305,000
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $271,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 71.72 W

Area code: 978

Lunenburg household income distribution Lunenburg home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lunenburg, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Lunenburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Lunenburg place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lunenburg-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 161.8 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 164.6 miles away from Lunenburg 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 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.0 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 252.3 miles away from Lunenburg 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 150.3 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 Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lunenburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Susannah Willard Johnson - Captive of Native s and author of a captivity narrative, William Austin (author) - Politician, David Pelletier (American figure skater) - Figure skater, Frederick Cushing Cross, Jr. - Soilder.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lunenburg:

  • KEYSTONE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LEOMINSTER, MA)
  • BIRCHWOOD MANOR NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FITCHBURG (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • HEALTHALLIANCE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LEOMINSTER, MA)
  • DIVERSIFIED HOME SERVICES HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LEOMINSTER, MA)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HILLCREST (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lunenburg:

  • Fitchburg State University (about 4 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,010)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 14 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 21 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 22 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Assumption College (about 22 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 23 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

Public high school in Lunenburg:

  • LUNENBURG HIGH (Students: 634, Location: 1079 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, Grades: 8-12)

Private high school in Lunenburg:

  • TWIN CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 194 ELECTRIC AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lunenburg:

  • TURKEY HILL MIDDLE (Students: 417, Location: 129 NORTHFIELD ROAD, Grades: 4-7)
  • LUNENBURG PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 1401 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Lunenburg

Library in Lunenburg:

  • LUNENBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $353,400; Location: 1023 MASSACHUSETTS AVE.; 44,354 books; 930 e-books; 2,968 audio materials; 2,984 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lunenburg: Lanni Orchards (A), Lunenburg Fire Department (B), Lunenburg High School Library (C), Ritter Memorial Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lunenburg include: Saint Bonaface Church (A), Pilgrim Convenant Church (B), Lunenburg United Parish House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Turkey Hill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lunenburg include: Marshall Park (1), Lunenburg Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.0. This is about average.

City:

86.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.261. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.261
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.88
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.3%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Lunenburg (2011 data):

  • North Middlesex Savings Bank: Lunenburg Branch at 947 Massachusetts Avenue Branch, branch established on 2003/06/04. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Massachusetts average:

12.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lunenburg CDP (based on Worcester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lunenburg:

48.8%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Lunenburg:

27.1
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.9%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lunenburg:

14.5%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lunenburg:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

60.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.0%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lunenburg, MA Residents

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.97% ($60,516 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.24% ($51,162)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.16% ($52,384)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($764 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($52,341 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($46,486)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.22% ($53,668)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lunenburg:

  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 3 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WCMX (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LEOMINSTER, MA; Owner: TWIN CITY BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lunenburg:

  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • 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.)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lunenburg:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • Lunenburg, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents73
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:27
  • Fatalities61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents140
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons33
  • Fatalities107
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents13
See more detailed statistics of Lunenburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lunenburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 9 Chase Road (Lat: 42.598694 Lon: -71.754778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.9 m, Call Sign: WPYL783
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.375 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Certifier: Francis McnamaraRegistrant: Lunenburg Water District, 50 Lesure Ave., Lunenburg, MA 01462, Phone: (978) 342-9211, Fax: (978) 342-0176, Email:
  • Lat: 42.538611 Lon: -71.692500, Call Sign: WQAW318
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.075 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2004, Expiration Date: 08/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014, Certifier: Ed SilvaRegistrant: Edwin L. Thompson & Son, Inc., 131 Stedman Street, Suite 1, Chelmsford, MA 01824, Phone: (978) 453-2444, Fax: (978) 453-4747
  • 301 Massachusetts Ave. (Lat: 42.592278 Lon: -71.759194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 16.4 m, Call Sign: WQEA829
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.550 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2015, Expiration Date: 12/15/2025, Certifier: Brian F BelliveauRegistrant: Fitchburg Fire Department, 33 North Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420, Phone: (978) 345-9660, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 194 Electric Ave (Lat: 42.588417 Lon: -71.753667), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WPJA645
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/1995, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Phone: (508) 582-4901
  • 194 Electric Ave (Lat: 42.588417 Lon: -71.753667), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WPJF370
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.125 MHz, 944.375 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/1996, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Phone: (617) 254-9267
  • Lunenburg, Pope Road (Lat: 42.598556 Lon: -71.753972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPOL890
    Assigned Frequencies: 10642.5 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • WATERTANK, Pope Rd (Private Rd.) (Lat: 42.598528 Lon: -71.753889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNY219
    Assigned Frequencies: 19495.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/05/2011, Expiration Date: 07/05/2021, Certifier: Brian F BelliveauRegistrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lunenburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lunenburg)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$211,0077$231,63049$209,0064$84,5532$127,615
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$233,6270$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$271,7301$272,51014$237,6621$39,5401$110,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$193,5301$184,4009$218,7820$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$209,0100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7121.01 , 7121.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$230,7001$213,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$139,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$207,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7121.01 , 7121.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LUNENBURG WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6,357, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2008)
GREEN VALLEY MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves NH, Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FAIRHAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves NH, Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 71
  • Hazardous Condition: 94
  • Service Call: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Lunenburg

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
Businesses in Lunenburg, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug1True Value1
GameStop1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walmart1
Mazda1

Lunenburg compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lunenburg on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iran (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 29 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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