Medway, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 12,752.
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 6,205  (48.7%)
Females: 6,547  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02053.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $119,432 (it was $75,135 in 2000)
Medway:

$119,432
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,823 (it was $27,578 in 2000)

Medway town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $481,544 (it was $230,600 in 2000)
Medway:

$481,544
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $601,397; detached houses: $633,842; townhouses or other attached units: $400,461; in 2-unit structures: $555,127; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $581,455; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $440,392; mobile homes: $452,410
March 2019 cost of living index in Medway: 145.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Medway, MA (2010)
    • 11,92493.5%White alone
    • 2772.2%Asian alone
    • 2502.0%Hispanic
    • 1461.1%Two or more races
    • 1241.0%Black alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.08%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Medway, Massachusetts as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Medway is 3,188 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Medway by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
2
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
4
(29.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
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
(7.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(7.8)
4
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.6)
5
(39.0)
9
(69.5)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.8)
16
(119.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(93.4)
10
(77.6)
7
(54.4)
25
(195.6)
20
(155.9)
23
(177.5)
20
(154.7)
19
(144.4)
27
(203.2)
12
(89.5)
7
(52.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(334.6)
68
(527.6)
52
(404.1)
86
(672.8)
78
(608.0)
94
(725.5)
89
(688.4)
38
(288.8)
32
(240.8)
38
(283.4)
64
(477.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(7.8)
2
(15.5)
3
(23.3)
2
(15.6)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.5)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.4)
2
(14.9)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)22.136.328.151.259.293.041.131.423.937.373.9

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City-data.com crime index in Medway, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (34.9%), Italian (19.3%), English (16.9%), German (9.7%), French (6.0%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1713

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,114 people per square mile   (low).

Medway, Massachusetts map

589 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.9% Asia).

This town:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Medway town:

1.4% ($3,283)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (10.3 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (20.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (155.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Holliston, MA (1.8 miles ),
Millis, MA (1.8 miles ),
Millis-Clicquot, MA (1.9 miles ),
Franklin, MA (2.1 miles ),
Bellingham, MA (2.1 miles ),
Franklin Town, MA (2.2 miles ),
Milford, MA (2.2 miles ),
Norfolk, MA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.15 N, Longitude: 71.42 W

Area codes: 774, 508

Distribution of median household income in Medway, MA in 2017
Medway satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 78 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $230,400
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $257,400
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $289,200
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $281,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $336,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $326,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $342,200
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $338,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $399,000
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $254,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Medway, MA residents
Average permit cost in Medway, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Medway, MA
Historical housing units in Medway, MA
Most common industries in Medway, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.9%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Medway, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.4%)
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Medway, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Medway, Massachusetts average temperatures Medway, Massachusetts average precipitation Medway, Massachusetts humidity Medway, Massachusetts wind speed Medway, Massachusetts snowfall Medway, Massachusetts sunshine Medway, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.239. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.239
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.456. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.456
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.90
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0155. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Medway-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Medway town 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 13.4 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Medway-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 193.1 miles away from Medway 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 93.7 miles away from Medway 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 218.5 miles away from Medway 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 45.8 miles away from Medway 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 169.5 miles away from Medway 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 Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medway topographic map

Main business address for: CYBEX INTERNATIONAL INC ([3949]).

Hospitals and medical centers in Medway:

  • MEDWAY COUNTRY MANOR SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (115 HOLLISTON STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Medway:

  • TIMOTHY DANIELS HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOLLISTON, MA)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF GREATER MILFORD (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • MILFORD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • BEN FRANKLIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FRANKLIN, MA)
  • BLAIRE HOUSE OF MILFORD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FRANKLIN, MA)
  • CONTINUING CARE CENTER AT HOPEDALE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)

Amtrak stations near Medway:

  • 9 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medway:

  • Framingham State University (about 11 miles; Framingham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,743)
  • Wellesley College (about 12 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)
  • Babson College (about 13 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 14 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Curry College (about 17 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Bryant University (about 18 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Brandeis University (about 18 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)

Public high school in Medway:

  • MEDWAY HIGH (Students: 803, Location: 88 SUMMER STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Medway:

  • MEDWAY MIDDLE (Students: 925, Location: 45 HOLLISTON STREET, Grades: 5-8)
  • JOHN D MC GOVERN ELEMENTARY (Students: 442, Location: 9 LOVERING STREET, Grades: PK-1)
  • BURKE/MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 16 CASSIDY LANE, Grades: 2-4)
See full list of schools located in Medway

Library in Medway:

  • MEDWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $412,594; Location: 26 HIGH ST.; 58,735 books; 3,489 audio materials; 3,240 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • high school address has changed to Summer ST.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Medway: Breezy Meadow Camp (A), Events EMS (B), Medway Fire Department Station 2 (C), Medway Fire Department Station 1 (D), Medway High-Middle School Library Media Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Medway Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Medway: CYBEX INTERNATIONAL INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Medway include: Community Church (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Oakland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Milk Pond (A), Park Pond (B), Kirby Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Center Brook (A), Hopping Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Medway: Rabbit Hil Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Milton H. Sanford - Businessman, Albert E. Austin - Politician, Allie Moulton - Baseball player, Jasper Adams - Clergyman, William D. Newland - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.

Norfolk 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 Medway and their reported violations in the past:

MEDWAY WATER/SEWER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 11,397, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2006)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-08-2010 to SEP-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2005)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Medway in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
112 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Medway (2011 data):

  • Charles River Bank: Medway High School Branch at 88 Summer Street, branch established on 2006/09/05; at 70 Main Street, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $187.0 mil, Deposits: $156.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Charles River Bancorp, Mhc
  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Medway Branch at 81 Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Medway Branch at 101 Main Street, branch established on 1962/02/27. 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
  • Dedham Institution for Savings: Loan Production Branch at 74 Main Street, branch established on 1986/05/05. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $1,085.4 mil, Deposits: $938.2 mil, headquarters in Dedham, MA, positive income, 13 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Medway:

Marital status in Medway, MA
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

For population 25 years and over in Medway:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Medway, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Norfolk County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Norfolk County:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
State:

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

12.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)
Businesses in Medway, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Blockbuster1Shaw's1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Medway:

  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WMRC (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, MA; Owner: FIRST CLASS RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medway:

  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Medway:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Medway: William Newland.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Medway fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • $1,728,000Total costs
  • 6,650Total average daily traffic
  • 366Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,399Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 113 Main Street (Lat: 42.149000 Lon: -71.415333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 43.6 m, Overall height: 44.2 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Industrial Park (Lat: 42.161111 Lon: -71.393333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJX933,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2009, Expiration Date: 02/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2019, Certifier: Mark Flaherty, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MEDWAY, Main St (Lat: 42.149000 Lon: -71.415333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WMR449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BOS1804, 113 Main St. (Lat: 42.149111 Lon: -71.415306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WQHV820, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 19680.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • BOS0619, 113 Main Street (Lat: 42.149139 Lon: -71.415306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQNK681,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2017, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • BOS0648, 44r Boyton Road (Lat: 42.162778 Lon: -71.462000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQNK682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2017, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Medway)

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 fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 64 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Medway, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (69.4%), and Outside Fires (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Medway, MA
    • 31869.4%Structure Fires
    • 9420.5%Outside Fires
    • 316.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 153.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Medway, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Medway, MA
  • 49.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Medway, MA
  • 40.8%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood


Medway compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Medway on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other financial specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 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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