For population 25 years and over in Manchester-by-the-Sea:
For population 15 years and over in Manchester-by-the-Sea town:
263 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 0.7% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (12.1 miles , pop. 89,050).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (24.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (208.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Essex, MA (1.9 miles ), Gloucester, MA (2.4 miles ), Hamilton, MA (2.4 miles ), Beverly, MA (2.4 miles ), Wenham, MA (2.4 miles ), Marblehead, MA (2.7 miles ), Ipswich, MA (2.8 miles ), Salem, MA (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 70.77 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 978
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Manchester-by-the-Sea detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Manchester-by-the-Sea: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Manchester-by-the-Sea-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Manchester-by-the-Sea town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.1 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Manchester-by-the-Sea-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from Manchester-by-the-Sea center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from Manchester-by-the-Sea center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jesse Robbins - Entrepreneur, Sprague Grayden - Actress.
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Local government website: www.manchester.ma.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester-by-the-Sea:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.275. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
18 people in nursing homes in 2000
Manchester-by-the-Sea compared to Massachusetts state average:
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Religion statistics for Manchester-by-the-Sea town (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 145
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,508 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,620 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($831 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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