Marshfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,335.
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
Males: 1,996  (46.1%)
Females: 2,339  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02050.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $93,820 (it was $60,037 in 2000)
Marshfield:

$93,820
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,850 (it was $25,656 in 2000)

Marshfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $435,296 (it was $206,000 in 2000)
Marshfield:

$435,296
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $430,018; detached houses: $453,048; townhouses or other attached units: $405,599; in 2-unit structures: $310,433; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,904; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,852; mobile homes: $134,291

Median gross rent in 2017: $966.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marshfield: 134.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.1% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marshfield, MA (2010)
    • 4,16096.0%White alone
    • 370.9%Other race alone
    • 370.9%Two or more races
    • 400.9%Hispanic
    • 310.7%Asian alone
    • 230.5%Black alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Marshfield, Massachusetts as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marshfield is 2,363 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Marshfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(8.1)
2
(8.0)
1
(4.0)
6
(24.4)
3
(12.1)
4
(16.2)
4
(15.7)
5
(19.5)
7
(27.3)
2
(7.8)
5
(19.5)
5
(19.3)
5
(19.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(20.2)
3
(12.0)
4
(16.1)
11
(44.7)
3
(12.1)
1
(4.1)
1
(3.9)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.8)
3
(11.7)
2
(7.7)
1
(3.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(97.0)
10
(39.9)
7
(28.1)
30
(122.0)
34
(137.0)
33
(133.7)
33
(129.4)
46
(179.8)
34
(132.5)
41
(159.2)
23
(89.5)
24
(92.6)
27
(104.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(202.0)
27
(107.8)
38
(152.5)
64
(260.2)
64
(258.0)
73
(295.8)
56
(219.6)
29
(113.4)
37
(144.2)
11
(42.7)
18
(70.0)
15
(57.9)
14
(54.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
204
(824.3)
177
(706.9)
167
(670.3)
215
(874.0)
240
(967.3)
226
(915.9)
224
(878.6)
186
(727.1)
135
(526.2)
95
(368.9)
100
(389.2)
67
(258.4)
66
(254.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(80.8)
16
(63.9)
6
(24.1)
27
(109.8)
26
(104.8)
8
(32.4)
14
(54.9)
14
(54.7)
6
(23.4)
5
(19.4)
10
(38.9)
3
(11.6)
3
(11.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
6
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)85.558.953.1119.3105.8100.994.596.582.559.760.651.652.3

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City-data.com crime index in Marshfield, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Marshfield, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (23.8%), Brazilian (21.1%), English (21.0%), Italian (6.7%), American (5.7%), Portuguese (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1640

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 5.09 square miles.

Population density: 852 people per square mile   (low).

Marshfield, Massachusetts map

397 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).

This place:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,862 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,273 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (14.4 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (25.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (185.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock, MA (1.6 miles ),
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA (1.8 miles ),
North Pembroke, MA (1.9 miles ),
Marshfield Hills, MA (1.9 miles ),
Duxbury, MA (2.0 miles ),
South Duxbury, MA (2.3 miles ),
Pembroke, MA (2.3 miles ),
Scituate, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 70.71 W

Area codes: 781, 339

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 136 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2004: 104 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $307,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $275,700
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $309,800
  • 2017: 33 buildings, average cost: $333,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Marshfield, MA residents
Average permit cost in Marshfield, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Marshfield, MA
Historical housing units in Marshfield, MA
Most common industries in Marshfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.9%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Marshfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Marshfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marshfield, Massachusetts average temperatures Marshfield, Massachusetts average precipitation Marshfield, Massachusetts humidity Marshfield, Massachusetts wind speed Marshfield, Massachusetts snowfall Marshfield, Massachusetts sunshine Marshfield, 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 75.3. This is about average.

City:

75.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.52
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Marshfield-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.9 miles away from the Marshfield place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marshfield-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 224.2 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 107.2 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 224.3 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 207.7 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 58.5 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) earthquake occurred 82.2 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 Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marshfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Marshfield:

  • NIGHTINGALE HOME HEALTHCARE OF MASSACHUSETTS INC (1020 PLAIN STREET, SUITE 106)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Marshfield:

  • PEMBROKE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • BAY PATH AT DUXBURY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DUXBURY, MA)
  • STETSON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORWELL, MA)
  • NORTH RIVER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • BAY COLONY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATIOM (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PEMBROKE, MA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF THE SOUTH SHORE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SCITUATE, MA)
  • SCITUATE OCEAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SCITUATE, MA)

Airports located in Marshfield:

Operable nuclear power plant near Marshfield:

  • 10 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marshfield:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 15 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 16 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Quincy College (about 19 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Stonehill College (about 20 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 23 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Curry College (about 24 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Suffolk University (about 26 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high school in Marshfield:

  • MARSHFIELD HIGH (Students: 129, Location: 167 FOREST STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marshfield:

See full list of schools located in Marshfield

Library in Marshfield:

  • VENTRESS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $765,111; Location: LIBRARY PLAZA; 65,713 books; 4,227 audio materials; 5,009 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 180 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Marshfield: Marshfield Fairgrounds (A), Marshfield Plaza (B), Marshfield Plaza East (C), Marshfield Country Club (D), Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery (E), Marshfield Fire Department Station 3 Headquarters (F), Ventress Memorial Library (G), Marshfield Town Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Marshfield Plaza East Shopping Center (1), Webster Square Shops Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Marshfield: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Parsons Pond (A), Furnace Pond (B), Chandlers Pond (C), Green Harbor Marsh (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bass Creek (A), Furnace Brook (B), Green Harbor Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Marshfield Historical Society Marcia Thoms HSE MSM (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 65 Webster Street).

Hotels: Four Seasons Design & Remodeling Center (600 Plain Street), Marshfield Mariner (165 Enterprise Drive), Four Seasons Travel (1619 Ocean), Marshfield Inn (7 Old Plain).

Birthplace of: Patrick Crowley - Union Organizing Political Agitation, Sean Morey - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Feb 26, 1976), Sean Morris - Lacrosse player, Mike Sullivan (ice hockey b. 1968) - Ice hockey player, Joseph W. Clift - Politician, Ryan Gibbons - Football player, Todd Faiella - College football player (Brown Bears).

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MARSHFIELD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 34,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.8%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

Banks with branches in Marshfield (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Marshfield Branch at 880 Plain Street, branch established on 2004/01/26. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Marshfield Branch at 934 Plain Street, branch established on 1981/07/01. 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
  • Eastern Bank: Marshfield Branch at 1932 Ocean Street, branch established on 1998/03/23. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Marshfield Branch at One Snow Road, branch established on 1962/04/23. 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
  • Rockland Trust Company: Marshfield Branch at 73 Snow Road, branch established on 1948/06/14. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • The Bank of Canton: Marshfield Loan Production Office at 20 Congress Street, branch established on 2009/02/25. Info updated 2009/02/04: Bank assets: $634.2 mil, Deposits: $543.9 mil, headquarters in Canton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Ponkapoag Bancorp, Mhc
  • Scituate Federal Savings Bank: Green Harbor Branch at 259 Dyke Road, branch established on 2000/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $261.5 mil, Deposits: $218.7 mil, headquarters in Scituate, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Marshfield:

Marital status in Marshfield, MA
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Marshfield:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marshfield, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Plymouth County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marshfield:

52.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.8%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

59.0%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.8%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marshfield, MA Residents

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)
Businesses in Marshfield, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1Shaw's1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile1
FedEx6UPS6
GNC1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Marshfield:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marshfield:

  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marshfield:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
Marshfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Marshfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.0mTotal length
  • $18,510,000Total costs
  • 111,400Total average daily traffic
  • 8,898Total average daily truck traffic
  • 214,942Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marshfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marshfield, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marshfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Marshfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial 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 ORIGINATED16$300,57222$253,092174$251,46610$139,8781$666,6506$248,778
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$407,1206$250,0931$111,3500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$293,5563$198,80735$272,7013$184,5030$02$331,935
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$274,7305$297,64630$271,9502$262,3100$01$211,550
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$290,6701$178,5305$324,7921$114,0400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5061.01 , 5062.02, 5062.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$342,1404$336,815
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$236,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$331,1201$270,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$266,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5061.01 , 5062.02, 5062.03

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

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 113. The highest number of reported fires - 142 took place in 2007, and the least - 71 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Marshfield, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (42.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marshfield, MA
    • 88346.0%Structure Fires
    • 80642.0%Outside Fires
    • 1527.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 804.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marshfield, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marshfield, MA
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 27.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marshfield, MA
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Electricity
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


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

Marshfield on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #26 (02050) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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