Mendon, Massachusetts

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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 2017: $104,652 (it was $71,164 in 2000)
Mendon:

$104,652
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,593 (it was $27,693 in 2000)

Mendon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $466,792 (it was $236,800 in 2000)
Mendon:

$466,792
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Mendon: 141.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Mendon, MA (2010)
    • 5,63196.4%White alone
    • 731.3%Hispanic
    • 571.0%Asian alone
    • 520.9%Two or more races
    • 170.3%Black alone
    • 50.09%Other race alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Mendon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(34.8)
1
(17.3)
1
(17.1)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(174.1)
11
(190.0)
6
(102.8)
7
(120.2)
8
(136.4)
6
(105.7)
6
(102.1)
3
(50.7)
5
(84.7)
6
(101.1)
3
(50.1)
3
(49.7)
8
(131.8)
4
(65.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(365.5)
10
(172.7)
13
(222.7)
12
(206.1)
22
(375.0)
18
(317.1)
8
(136.2)
14
(236.8)
17
(288.0)
16
(269.5)
8
(133.5)
11
(182.3)
11
(181.2)
4
(65.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(661.4)
22
(380.0)
21
(359.8)
29
(498.0)
35
(596.7)
33
(581.4)
19
(323.4)
26
(439.7)
39
(660.8)
19
(320.1)
24
(400.6)
21
(348.1)
27
(444.9)
24
(391.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(34.8)
4
(69.1)
2
(34.3)
2
(34.3)
5
(85.2)
4
(70.5)
3
(51.1)
4
(67.6)
1
(16.9)
2
(33.7)
3
(50.1)
6
(99.5)
5
(82.4)
3
(48.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
2
(34.1)
1
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.984.667.074.984.2105.752.176.864.954.639.444.676.637.2

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City-data.com crime index in Mendon, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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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).

Mendon, Massachusetts map

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

This town:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

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

1.1% ($2,559)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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+: Bronx, NY (148.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 71.54 W

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

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
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $277,300
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $278,900
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $283,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Mendon, MA residents
Average permit cost in Mendon, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Mendon, MA
Historical housing units in Mendon, MA
Most common industries in Mendon, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (2.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Mendon, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Engineers (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Mendon, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mendon, Massachusetts average temperatures Mendon, Massachusetts average precipitation Mendon, Massachusetts humidity Mendon, Massachusetts wind speed Mendon, Massachusetts snowfall Mendon, Massachusetts sunshine Mendon, 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 74.7. This is about average.

City:

74.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.245. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.28. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.428
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.96. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0157. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0157
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Mendon-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 33% 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 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 191.2 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 198.5 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 97.4 miles away from Mendon 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 216.3 miles away from Mendon 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 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from Mendon 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mendon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mendon:

  • HOSPICE OF GREATER MILFORD (12 HASTINGS STREET)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF BLACKSTONE VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • MILFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • BLAIRE HOUSE OF MILFORD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • MILFORD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MILFORD, 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 12 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • Framingham State University (about 16 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Rhode Island College (about 18 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Providence College (about 19 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Clark University (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Wellesley College (about 19 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)

Private high school in Mendon:

  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 142, Location: 15 CAPE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mendon:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MENDON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 360, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
MENDON HOUSING AUTHORITY (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
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%
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mendon:

Marital status in Mendon, MA
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mendon, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 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.
Massachusetts:

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

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
State:

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

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)
Businesses in Mendon, MA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Ford1UPS2

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)
Mendon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mendon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • $1,998,000Total costs
  • 27,661Total average daily traffic
  • 2,305Total average daily truck traffic
  • 332,095Total future (year 2009) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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: 08/19/2016, Expiration Date: 10/24/2026, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services, Inc, 818 Taneytown Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MENDON, Tower Rd @ Fire Lookout Tower (Lat: 42.064972 Lon: -71.573139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPOR397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6565.62 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 12/31/2028, Registrant: Massachusetts State Police, 470 Worchester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701, Phone: (508) 820-2222, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2017, 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:

2
  • HC HELICOPTERS LLC, Po Box 435, Mendon, MA 01756
    Certificate: D003953 (LLC), Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/18/2012
  • 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:

4
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Frank J Williams, 12 Lundvall Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/1998
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/1988
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cheryl A Landry, 1 Swandale Dr, Mendon, MA 01756, Other Owners: George B Rouse
  • Aircraft: HILLIARD TED L MINI 500B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 46TH , Serial Number: 0469, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ted L Hilliard, 60 North Ave, Mendon, MA 01756

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mendon, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (41.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mendon, MA
    • 15342.3%Structure Fires
    • 14941.2%Outside Fires
    • 318.6%Other
    • 298.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mendon, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mendon, MA
  • 88.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mendon, MA
  • 57.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood


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

Mendon on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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