Marblehead, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 19,808.
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
Males: 9,218  (46.5%)
Females: 10,590  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

48.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01945.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $108,250 (it was $73,968 in 2000)
Marblehead:

$108,250
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $69,807 (it was $46,738 in 2000)

Marblehead CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $659,624 (it was $336,400 in 2000)
Marblehead:

$659,624
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $794,653; detached houses: $845,350; townhouses or other attached units: $493,294; in 2-unit structures: $702,255; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $391,107; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,739

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,422.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marblehead: 140.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marblehead, MA (2010)
    • 18,81895.0%White alone
    • 4172.1%Hispanic
    • 1981.0%Asian alone
    • 2001.0%Two or more races
    • 1310.7%Black alone
    • 310.2%Other race alone
    • 120.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Marblehead 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)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
1
(5.0)
2
(10.0)
9
(44.5)
2
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.8)
1
(4.9)
2
(9.7)
4
(19.4)
3
(14.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
2
(9.9)
2
(10.0)
2
(9.9)
2
(10.1)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(9.8)
10
(49.0)
25
(123.8)
31
(155.0)
20
(98.8)
22
(111.6)
30
(150.5)
23
(114.2)
16
(79.2)
19
(93.4)
18
(87.3)
19
(92.4)
32
(155.2)
16
(77.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(142.8)
48
(235.1)
33
(163.4)
31
(155.0)
34
(168.0)
42
(213.1)
34
(170.6)
43
(213.5)
21
(103.9)
37
(182.0)
27
(131.0)
20
(97.3)
25
(121.3)
12
(58.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(950.0)
193
(945.2)
197
(975.5)
157
(785.2)
223
(1,102)
131
(664.8)
164
(822.9)
171
(849.0)
134
(663.1)
177
(870.5)
142
(688.8)
121
(588.4)
128
(620.8)
88
(426.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(83.7)
14
(68.6)
11
(54.5)
8
(40.0)
17
(84.0)
13
(66.0)
13
(65.2)
8
(39.7)
4
(19.8)
10
(49.2)
3
(14.6)
7
(34.0)
2
(9.7)
2
(9.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)56.778.886.587.5120.880.381.785.855.291.860.760.880.750.5

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City-data.com crime index in Marblehead, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Marblehead, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (19.2%), English (12.7%), Italian (7.4%), German (7.2%), American (6.1%), Russian (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1649

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 4.53 square miles.

Population density: 4,373 people per square mile   (average).

Marblehead, Massachusetts map

1,964 residents are foreign born (5.5% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

This place:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,813 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,079 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (5.0 miles , pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (16.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (192.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Salem, MA (1.5 miles ),
Swampscott, MA (1.6 miles ),
Beverly, MA (2.1 miles ),
Lynn, MA (2.2 miles ),
Peabody, MA (2.4 miles ),
Nahant, MA (2.4 miles ),
Danvers, MA (2.5 miles ),
Wenham, MA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.50 N, Longitude: 70.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,709 (-17.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,839 (28.6%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Distribution of median household income in Marblehead, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marblehead, MA in 2017
Marblehead satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $226,600
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $349,500
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $369,300
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $289,800
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $340,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $603,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $624,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $658,000
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $455,000
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $618,600
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $419,100
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $424,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $483,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $533,800
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $633,400
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $861,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Marblehead, MA residents
Average permit cost in Marblehead, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Marblehead, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.8%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Marblehead, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Lawyers (3.8%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Marblehead, Massachusetts

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Marblehead, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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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 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Marblehead-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.2 miles away from the Marblehead place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marblehead-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 202.2 miles away from the city 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 78.7 miles away from Marblehead 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 198.6 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 236.3 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 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 187.0 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 Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marblehead topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST MARBLEHEAD CORP (PERSONAL CREDIT INSTITUTIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Marblehead:

  • MARY A ALLEY HOSP (WIDGER RD)
  • MARBLEHEAD SWAMPSCOTT VNA INC (WIDGER ROAD MEDICAL BLDG)
  • DEVEREUX HOUSE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (39 LAFAYETTE STREET)
  • DEVEREUX NURSING HOME INC (39 LAFAYETTE ST)
  • LAFAYETTE CONV HOME (25 LAFAYETTE ST)
  • LAFAYETTE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING FACILIT (25 LAFAYETTE STREET)

Amtrak stations near Marblehead:

  • 14 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 15 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marblehead:

  • Salem State University (about 2 miles; Salem, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,027)
  • Endicott College (about 5 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • North Shore Community College (about 9 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 14 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Suffolk University (about 14 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Emerson College (about 15 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • Tufts University (about 15 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)

Public high school in Marblehead:

  • MARBLEHEAD HIGH (Students: 986, Location: 2 HUMPHREY STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marblehead:

Private elementary/middle schools in Marblehead:

  • TOWER SCHOOL (Students: 297, Location: 75 W SHORE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • COHEN HILLEL ACADEMY (Students: 125, Location: 6 COMMUNITY RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • DEVEREUX SCHOOL (Students: 50, Location: 44 SMITH ST, Grades: UG-3)
See full list of schools located in Marblehead

Library in Marblehead:

  • ABBOT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $959,534; Location: 235 PLEASANT ST.; 109,231 books; 6,355 audio materials; 4,280 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 216 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Marblehead: Boston Yacht Club (A), Corinthian Yacht Club (B), Dolphin Yacht Club (C), Eastern Yacht Club (D), Marblehead Light (E), Fort Sewall (F), Abbot Hall (G), Abbott Public Library (H), Jewish Community Center (I), Marblehead Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J), Hooper Mansion (K), Marblehead Fire Department Station 2 (L), Hearth and Eagle House (M), Stephen Phillips Library (N), Grand Army of the Republic Museum (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Marblehead: FIRST MARBLEHEAD CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Marblehead include: Star of the Sea Catholic Church (A), Saint Stephens Methodist Church (B), Temple Sinai (C), Clifton Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Waterside Cemetery (1), Old Burial Hill Cemetery (2), Harbor View Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Flag Pond (A), Redds Pond (B), Ware Pond (C), Oliver Pond (D), Black Joe Pond (E), Bobby Harris Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marblehead include: Seaside Park (1), Chandler-Hovey Park (2), Crocker Park (3), Fountain Park (4), Audubon Bird Sanctuary (5), Gatchell Green (6), Gerry Playground (7), Hobbs Playground (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Gas House Basin (A), Old Churm (B), Garmet Beach (C), Greystone Beach (D), Devereux Beach (E), Back Beach (F), Fort Beach (G), Riverhead Beach (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Marblehead Museum & Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 170 Washington Street), Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Community Road), Brass'n Bounty (Tours & Charters; Saint Frnt).

Hotels: Marblehead Inn (264 Pleasant St), Harbor Light Inn (58 Washington Street), Pleasant Guest House (264 Pleasant Street).

Court: Goodwins Court (9 Goodwins).

Birthplace of: Cory Schneider - Ice hockey player, Elbridge Gerry - (1813-1886), lawyer, Congressman from Maine, Joseph Story - Federal judge, Tyler Hamilton - Road bicycle racer, Keith Ablow - Forensic psychiatrist, Loyd Grossman - Journalist, Rob Delaney (comedian) - Comedian, Susan Estrich - Lawyer, William North Rice - Geologist, Estelle Parsons - (born 1927), actress.

Essex 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 Marblehead and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKWOOD APARTMENTS (Serves CT, Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-10-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2008)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marblehead that have no violations reported:

  • MARBLEHEAD WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 20,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • PINE KNOLL VILLAGE (Serves NH, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
128 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Marblehead (2011 data):

  • The National Grand Bank of Marblehead: The National Grand Bank Of Marblehea at 91 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1831/01/01; Marblehead High School Branch at 2 Humphrey Street, branch established on 2003/06/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $261.8 mil, Deposits: $229.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Grand Bank Corporation
  • Marblehead Bank: Humphrey Street Branch at 1 Humphrey Street, branch established on 1975/03/31; at 21 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1871/03/18. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $171.6 mil, Deposits: $135.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Marblehead Branch at 118 Washington Street, branch established on 1997/05/20. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Salem Five Cents Savings Bank: Marblehead Branch at 89 Pleasant Street, branch established on 2004/06/28. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,876.6 mil, Deposits: $2,019.1 mil, headquarters in Salem, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salem Five Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pleasant Street Branch at 66 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1965/05/17. 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 Marblehead:

Marital status in Marblehead, MA
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Marblehead:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marblehead
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Marblehead:

(Marblehead, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Marblehead, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
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: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
This county:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marblehead:

57.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

58.0%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Marblehead:

27.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marblehead:

18.7%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Marblehead:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Marblehead:

63.0%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Marblehead:

80.6%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marblehead, MA Residents

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)
Businesses in Marblehead, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware1Starbucks1
CVS1UPS3
Dunkin Donuts1Walgreens1
FedEx3YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Marblehead:

  • WESX (1230 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MA; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marblehead:

  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMWM (91.7 FM; SALEM, MA; Owner: SALEM STATE COLLEGE BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marblehead:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Marblehead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.7mTotal length
  • $1,154,000Total costs
  • 5,150Total average daily traffic
  • 103Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,107Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Tioga Way (Lat: 42.510111 Lon: -70.855889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA201
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 4 Community Rd (Lat: 42.484722 Lon: -70.873333), Type: 17.0, Overall height: 17 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marblehead, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marblehead)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Marblehead)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$371,258168$343,405999$334,53533$174,9704$562,50053$357,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$353,00011$565,18256$358,4823$69,0000$06$222,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$421,00017$425,000171$394,70810$383,2000$017$293,353
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$302,00028$329,357118$340,8396$297,1670$011$228,909
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$377,50029$350,6550$00$02$405,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2031.00 , 2032.00, 2033.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$339,0009$374,444
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$411,4004$391,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$363,7505$387,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$399,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$259,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2031.00 , 2032.00, 2033.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Marblehead, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Marblehead, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2005, and the least - 22 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Marblehead, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.7%), and Outside Fires (21.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marblehead, MA
    • 44757.7%Structure Fires
    • 17021.9%Outside Fires
    • 9612.4%Other
    • 628.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marblehead, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marblehead, MA
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marblehead, MA
  • 70.1%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Marblehead compared to Massachusetts state average:

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