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Population in 2010: 8,560. Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 

Males: 4,184  (48.9%)
Females: 4,376  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  43.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01057.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,012 (it was $52,030 in 2000)
Monson:

$64,012
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,531

Monson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $230,239 (it was $134,800 in 2000)
Monson:

$230,239
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $259,561; Detached houses: $266,598; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,875; In 2-unit structures: $194,301; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,262; Mobile homes: $121,869

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Monson races chart
  • White alone - 8,172 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 153 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 93 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 65 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 52 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monson: 354.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.4%), French (18.5%), Polish (16.5%), English (12.8%), Italian (11.5%), French Canadian (9.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 407 feet

Land area: 44.3 square miles.

Population density: 193 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Monson:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monson town:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

454 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 1.8% Asia).

This town:  5.4%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Monson, Massachusetts as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Monson to the number of sex offenders is 3,024 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Monson town:  1.5% ($2,026)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (11.6 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (65.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (126.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Monson Center, MA (0.8 miles ), Palmer, MA (2.1 miles ), Wales, MA (2.2 miles ), Hampden, MA (2.3 miles ), Three Rivers, MA (2.5 miles ), Brimfield, MA (2.6 miles ), Wilbraham, MA (2.6 miles ), Palmer Town, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $354,000
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $378,900
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $226,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 72.32 W

Area code: 413

Monson household income distribution Monson home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Monson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.011.30.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 022331440113
per 100,000 0.023.623.434.934.611.345.245.20.011.111.634.7
Robberies 201100001010
per 100,000 23.80.011.711.60.00.00.00.011.10.011.60.0
Assaults 342418162116122415142917
per 100,000 404.8283.6210.7186.0242.5181.5135.5271.5167.1155.0336.7196.7
Burglaries 273751283854413861615569
per 100,000 321.5437.2597.1325.5438.8612.5463.0429.8679.7675.5638.6798.5
Thefts 807674764348649067565069
per 100,000 952.5898.0866.4883.5496.5544.5722.71018.0746.6620.1580.6798.5
Auto thefts 7131613181114510457
per 100,000 83.3153.6187.3151.1207.9124.8158.156.6111.444.358.181.0
Arson 144331000102
per 100,000 11.947.346.834.934.611.30.00.00.011.10.023.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 161.7160.8162.2144.5149.3124.9166.3172.6128.2120.2158.9168.0

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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 Monson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Monson-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Monson town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 17.9 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 19.4 miles away from Monson center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from Monson center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monson topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Martin Tupper - University president, Albert G. Riddle - Lawyer, Arthur D. Norcross - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Monson:

  • MONSON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • WING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 6 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF PALMER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PALMER, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Monson, MA

Amtrak stations near Monson:

  • 14 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monson:

  • Western New England College (about 11 miles; Springfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,859)
  • Springfield College (about 12 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 14 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 18 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 19 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 3,973)
  • University of Connecticut (about 20 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 21,191)
  • Smith College (about 23 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)

Public high school in Monson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monson:

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Library in Monson:

  • MONSON FREE LIBRARY & READING ROOM (Operating income: $363,452; Location: 2 HIGH STREET; 37,357 books; 930 e-books; 2,869 audio materials; 2,083 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 158 print serial subscriptions; 13 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Monson: Quaboag Valley Golf Course (A), Echo Hill Orchards (B), Monson Fire Department (C), Memorial Town Hall (D), Monson Free Library and Reading Room (E), Monson Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monson include: Unitarian Universalist Church (A), Lily of the Valley Christian Center (B), First Church of Monson (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moulton Hill Cemetery (1), Bethany Cemetery (2), Hillside Elementary School (3), Grouts Cemetery (4), Main Street Cemetery (5), North Main Street Cemetery (6), Butler Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Smith Pond (A), Duck Pond (B), Bradley Pond (C), Pulpit Rock Pond (D), Squire Pond (E), Chicopee Brook Reservoir (F), Paradise Lake (G), Monson Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thayer Brook (A), Chicopee Brook (B), Conant Brook (C), Pinnacle Creek (D), Vinica Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Monson Historical Society Inc (Historical Places & Services; 1 Green Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Hampden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.350. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.350
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.27
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.01
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.25
U.S.:

9.59

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

MONSON WATER & SEWER DEPT (Population served: 3700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-1999)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.8%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

5.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monson, MA

117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
228 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Monson compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Monson (2011 data):

  • Monson Savings Bank: at 146 Main Street, branch established on 1872/03/27. Info updated 2011/09/07: Bank assets: $246.4 mil, Deposits: $206.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Monson Financial Services Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monson town (based on Hampden County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.76%
Here64.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents80.9%3.8%3.6%1.9%1.5%
Congregations30.4%13.0%4.0%7.7%5.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%1.0%0.8%4.0%
Congregations6.9%5.3%1.6%2.0%23.5%
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: 90
Hampden County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Hampden County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampden County:

25.9%
Massachusetts:

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

16.2%
State:

16.5%

3.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.78% ($35,301 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.29% ($43,516)
from Hartford County, CT  0.27% ($45,440)


4.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.77% ($38,198 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.38% ($47,087)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($38,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monson:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monson:

  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Monson:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Monson, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 39
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 65
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Monson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $21,308,000
Total average daily traffic: 67,987
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,189
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 107,371

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monson, MA


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 111 Hovey Road (Lat: 42.142306 Lon: -72.348139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA331
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Chris Kelly, Bald Peak Off Hovey Rd (Lat: 42.141944 Lon: -72.347778), Type: 76.0, Overall height: 76 m
    Registrant: 2024344130, Black@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, N.W. SUITE 500 WEST
  • William R Sproles, Bald Peak Off Hovey Rd (Lat: 42.141944 Lon: -72.347778), Type: 76.0, Overall height: 76 m
    Registrant: 5083894600, William.Sproles@us.Ngrid.Com, 25 RESEARCH DRIVE
  • William R Sproles, Bald Peak Off Hovey Rd (Lat: 42.141944 Lon: -72.347778), Type: 76.0, Overall height: 76 m
    Registrant: 7819073621, William.Sproles@us.Ngrid.Com, 40 SYLVAN RD.
  • Bald Peak Off Hovey Rd (Lat: 42.141944 Lon: -72.347778), Type: 76.0, Overall height: 76 m
    Registrant: 5083892000, , 25 RESEARCH DR
  • Hovey Hill (Lat: 42.141667 Lon: -72.348056), Type: 72.5, Overall height: 67 m
    Registrant: 9414884205, , 1611 VALLEY DR, Phone: (DAV) IS -KEMP

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hovey Hill (Lat: 42.141750 Lon: -72.348139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPHZ953, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/2000, Expiration Date: 09/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Hwy Dept 200 Main St (Lat: 42.096750 Lon: -72.313972), Call Sign: KSS837
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2004, Expiration Date: 05/16/2014
    Registrant: Town Of Monson, 110 Main Street, Monson, MA 01057, Phone: (413) 267-5136, Fax: (413) 267-4162, Email:
  • Bald Peak Hovey Rd (Lat: 42.142028 Lon: -72.347861), Call Sign: WQI380
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/1995, Expiration Date: 05/16/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000
    Registrant: Wing Memorial Hospital Association, Wright St, Palmer, MA 01069, Phone: (413) 283-7651
  • Hovey Hill N Hovey Rd (Lat: 42.141750 Lon: -72.348139), Call Sign: WDV814
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/1998, Expiration Date: 08/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2003
    Registrant: Allen Lawnmower Co Inc, 197 Main St, Agawam, MA 01001
  • Lat: 42.141944 Lon: -72.348333, Call Sign: KO2925
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2004, Expiration Date: 07/28/2014, Certifier: Chris Kelly
    Registrant: Utilties Telecom Council, 1129 20th Street Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • Palmer Road Well (Lat: 42.114278 Lon: -72.311861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WQIK328
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.092 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Certifier: Craig W Jalbert
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2031, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Monson


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