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+: Bronx, NY (200.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 70.77 W
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 2011, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Manchester-by-the-Sea: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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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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 (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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