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Population in 2010: 5,839. Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 

Males: 2,924  (50.1%)
Females: 2,915  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01756.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $92,913 (it was $71,164 in 2000)
Mendon:

$92,913
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,870

Mendon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $409,335 (it was $236,800 in 2000)
Mendon:

$409,335
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $513,614; Detached houses: $522,763; Townhouses or other attached units: $318,911; In 2-unit structures: $346,965
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Mendon races chart
  • White alone - 5,631 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 73 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mendon: 451.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.5%), Italian (23.4%), English (19.7%), German (10.7%), French (9.5%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1667

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles.

Population density: 323 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mendon:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mendon town:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

136 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  2.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mendon town:  1.1% ($2,559)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Mendon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (15.6 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (28.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (156.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Hopedale, MA (1.6 miles ), Bellingham, MA (1.9 miles ), Milford, MA (2.0 miles ), Millville, MA (2.1 miles ), Blackstone, MA (2.1 miles ), Uxbridge, MA (2.2 miles ), Northbridge, MA (2.5 miles ), Upton-West Upton, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 1999: 60 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $276,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $261,400
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $251,900
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $286,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $251,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $264,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $214,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 71.54 W

Mendon household income distribution Mendon home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Mendon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 150021110202
per 100,000 18.893.40.00.034.817.317.117.20.035.20.033.8
Robberies 000020000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.034.80.00.00.00.017.617.00.0
Assaults 418381011678663
per 100,000 75.3336.453.7140.9174.1190.0102.8120.2136.4105.7102.150.7
Burglaries 13131725211013122218814
per 100,000 244.8242.9304.3440.5365.5172.7222.7206.1375.0317.1136.2236.8
Thefts 261824263822212935331926
per 100,000 489.5336.4429.6458.1661.4380.0359.8498.0596.7581.4323.4439.7
Auto thefts 1643324225434
per 100,000 301.374.853.752.934.869.134.334.385.270.551.167.6
Arson 010010012101
per 100,000 0.018.70.00.017.40.00.017.234.117.60.016.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 94.7185.855.784.9133.288.169.777.987.7110.054.279.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Massachusetts average:

2.52

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Mendon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mendon, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Mendon-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Mendon 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 12.8 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mendon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Mendon center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from Mendon center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mendon topographic map

Birthplace of: Simeon Thayer - General, Simeon Wheelock - Minuteman, Eli Thayer - Politician, Benjamin Adams (politician) - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Mendon:

  • HOSPICE OF GREATER MILFORD (Hospital, 12 HASTINGS STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Mendon:

  • CONTINUING CARE CENTER AT HOPEDALE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)
  • HOPEDALE GARDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)
  • ADIN MANOR CONVALESCENT HOME,T (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Mendon, MA

Amtrak stations near Mendon:

  • 15 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mendon:

  • Bryant University (about 13 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,313)
  • Framingham State College (about 16 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 3,195)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Rhode Island College (about 18 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • Providence College (about 19 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • Clark University (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mendon:

Private elementary/middle school in Mendon:

  • MENDON MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 70 CAPE RD; Grades: 1 - 10)
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Library in Mendon:

  • TAFT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,172; Location: 18 MAIN ST.; 27,562 books; 930 e-books; 1,735 audio materials; 1,272 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mendon: Mendon Industrial Park (A), Mendon Fire Department (B), Taft Public Library (C), Mendon Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mendon include: Saint Michaels Church (A), Unitarian Congregation Church (B), First Baptist Church in Mendon (C), Bethany Assembly of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wood Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2), Swandale Cemetery (3), Friends Cemetery (4), George Cemetery (5), Locust Hill Cemetery (6), South Hopedale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Pond (A), Nipmack Pond (B), West River Pond (C), Lake Hiawatha (D), Factory Pond (E), Long Meadow (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Quissett Brook (A), Muddy Brook (B), Ohio Brook (C), Round Meadow Brook (D), Spring Brook (E), Wigwam Brook (F), Willow Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is about average.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.34
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.64
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.425. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.425
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

22.1

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

MENDON WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 20 MAIN STREET , Population served: 365, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1996 and JUL-24-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1998), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-15-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2001)
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
MENDON HOUSING AUTHORITY (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-29-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1995 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1994 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mendon, MA

8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Mendon 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Mendon (2011 data):

  • Dean Co-operative Bank: Mendon Branch at 32 Hastings Street, branch established on 2006/05/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.1 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Franklin, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Charles River Bank: Branch at 1 Hasting St, branch established on 2010/04/12. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $187.0 mil, Deposits: $156.1 mil, headquarters in Medway, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Charles River Bancorp, Mhc
  • The Milford National Bank and Trust Company: Mendon Branch at 14 Hastings Street, Route 16, branch established on 1991/01/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $267.5 mil, Deposits: $233.6 mil, headquarters in Milford, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Mnb Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Mendon town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mendon:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMRC (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, MA; Owner: FIRST CLASS RADIO CORP.)
  • WNRI (1380 AM; 3 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mendon:

  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mendon:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mendon, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 51
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 74
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 57
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 111
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Mendon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $1,029,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,280
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,436
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 16,235

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mendon)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Inman Hill Road (Lat: 42.076417 Lon: -71.549167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: KCE448
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 33.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/27/2002, Expiration Date: 08/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2012, Certifier: Gary R Taft
    Registrant: W J Budzyna, 49 Gill Court, Whitinsville, MA 01588, Phone: (508) 234-6021, Fax: (508) 234-2605
  • Lat: 42.130500 Lon: -71.573250, Call Sign: WPCM222
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 06/17/2023
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • 52a Thayer Rd (Lat: 42.080389 Lon: -71.513944), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPAX651
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6600 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/26/2022, Certifier: Kathi Clemons
    Registrant: El Paso - Tennessee Gas Pipeline, 569 Brookwood Village, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:
  • Chestnut Hill (Lat: 42.065000 Lon: -71.573056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQFW859
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2006, Expiration Date: 10/24/2016, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland
    Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MENDON, Tower Rd @ Fire Lookout Tower (Lat: 42.064972 Lon: -71.573139), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPOR397
    Assigned Frequencies: 6565.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
    Registrant: Phone: (603) 355-2968
  • MENDON, 49 Uxbridge Rd (Lat: 42.101722 Lon: -71.571361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WPSJ387
    Assigned Frequencies: 10603.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Mendon MA 2, 45 Uxbridge Road (Lat: 42.101667 Lon: -71.571389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQIM520
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Mendon, MA, 52a Thayer Rd (Lat: 42.074833 Lon: -71.513944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQOI267
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.418 MHz, 952.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/04/2021, Certifier: Kathi Clemons
    Registrant: El Paso - Tennessee Gas Pipeline, 569 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mendon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • HC HELICOPTERS LLC, Po Box 435, Mendon, MA 01756
    Certificate: D003953 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/18/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2718X , Serial Number: 18051518, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark S Crowe, 12 Millville Rd, Mendon, MA 01756, Other Owners: Sandra J Crowe
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4114W , Serial Number: 32-40177, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Frank J Williams, 12 Lundvall Rd, Mendon, MA 01756
  • Aircraft: HILLIARD TED L MINI 500B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 46TH , Serial Number: 0469
    Registrant (Individual): Ted L Hilliard, 60 North Ave, Mendon, MA 01756
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50221 , Serial Number: 15069146, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul E Bouchard, 101 Hartford Ave W, Mendon, MA 01756, Other Owners: Cheryl L Bouchard
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 736MY , Serial Number: R1722645, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cheryl A Landry, 1 Swandale Dr, Mendon, MA 01756, Other Owners: George B Rouse


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Mendon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mendon, MA
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