Montague, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,437. Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 4,106  (48.7%)
Females: 4,331  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01351.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $48,523 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Montague:

$48,523
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,236 (it was $17,794 in 2000)

Montague town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $210,360 (it was $112,600 in 2000)
Montague:

$210,360
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $254,045; Detached houses: $264,125; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,950; In 2-unit structures: $222,435; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,584; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $487,647; Mobile homes: $43,609
  • Races in Montague, MA (2010)

    Montague races chart
    • 7,62190.3%White alone
    • 4385.2%Hispanic
    • 1972.3%Two or more races
    • 811.0%Black alone
    • 670.8%Asian alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone
    • 170.2%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montague: 116.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (21.1%), French (16.8%), English (14.6%), Irish (14.3%), German (9.2%), French Canadian (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 235 feet

Land area: 30.4 square miles.

Population density: 278 people per square mile   (very low).

Montague,MA real estate house value index trend

Montague, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Montague:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montague town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

349 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Montague, Massachusetts as of November 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Montague to the number of sex offenders is 481 to 1.


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

Montague town:  1.6% ($1,748)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Montague satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (27.8 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (75.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (137.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Millers Falls, MA (1.5 miles ), Turners Falls, MA (1.5 miles ), Greenfield, MA (1.9 miles ), Greenfield Town, MA (2.1 miles ), Erving, MA (2.2 miles ), Gill, MA (2.2 miles ), Deerfield, MA (2.3 miles ), Leverett, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $178,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.57 N, Longitude: 72.54 W

Area code: 413


Crime rates in Montague by Year
Type 2004 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 1010000000
per 100,000 11.90.012.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01371007432
per 100,000 0.011.835.984.2124.30.082.047.535.924.1
Robberies 3222141394
per 100,000 35.623.623.924.012.447.111.735.6107.648.2
Assaults N/A351740225630384368
per 100,000 N/A413.8203.4480.9273.5659.8351.3451.4514.0819.3
Burglaries 69585959477581725644
per 100,000 818.5685.7705.8709.3584.2883.6948.5855.3669.5530.1
Theft 66908711684132127147140127
per 100,000 782.91,064.01,040.81,394.61,044.11,555.11,487.11,746.31,673.61,530.1
Auto thefts 713511766346
per 100,000 83.0153.759.8132.287.070.770.335.647.872.3
Arson 0126732252
per 100,000 0.011.823.972.187.035.323.423.859.824.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.6) N/A202.2196.3286.7247.5275.8270.8271.6281.4301.7

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

Crime rate in Montague detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Montague, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Montague, Massachusetts average temperatures Montague, Massachusetts average precipitation Montague, Massachusetts humidity Montague, Massachusetts wind speed Montague, Massachusetts snowfall Montague, Massachusetts sunshine Montague, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Montague-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Montague town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 36.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montague-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 132.0 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 145.3 miles away from Montague 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 79.9 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 20.3 miles away from the city 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 109.2 miles away from Montague 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 266.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montague topographic map

Birthplace of: John W. Haigis - Politician, Cornelia Clapp - Zoologist, Samuel L. Montague - Politician, James F. Powers - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Montague:

  • NURSE'S HOUSE CALL - GREENFIELD (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • YANKEE FAMILY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • POET'S SEAT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • BAYSTATE FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • HOME CARE PRN INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)

airports located in Montague:

Amtrak stations near Montague:

  • 14 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Montague:

  • 14 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montague:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 13 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 26,583)
  • Smith College (about 19 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 22 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 27 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Keene State College (about 28 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 29 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 29 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)

Public high school in Montague:

Public elementary/middle school in Montague:

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Notable locations in Montague: Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery (A), Montague Fire Department (B), Turners Falls Fire Department (C), Montague Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montague include: Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (A), Grace Church (B), First Congregational Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Highland Cemetery (1), Town Farm Cemetery (2), Old South Cemetery (3), Elm Grove Cemetery (4), Our Lady of Czechowski Cemetery (5), Aaron Clark Memorial Cemetery (6), Springdale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Deep Hole (A), Green Pond (B), Turners Falls Reservoir (C), Lake Pleasant (D), Bowens Pond (E), Montague Power Canal Reservoir (F), Power Canal Reservoir (G), Connecticut River Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spaulding Brook (A), Pond Brook (B), Hannegan Brook (C), Sawmill River (D), Goddard Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montague include: Turner Falls Historic District (1), Montague Wildlife Management Area (2), Lake Minola Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Horse Race (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Montague Town - Libraries- Montague Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Central) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Franklin 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.634. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.634
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.1%
Whole state:

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

3.8%
Whole state:

4.4%
121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Montague in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Montague travel time to work - commute Montague mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Montague town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,50915
Mainline Protestant4,61738
Evangelical Protestant2,07920
Other1,58021
None46,587-
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: 26
Franklin County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Franklin County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

22.2%
Massachusetts:

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

15.1%
State:

16.5%

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampshire County, MA  1.74% ($33,774 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.81% ($33,513)
from Hampden County, MA  0.42% ($30,770)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,267 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampshire County, MA  1.52% ($37,079 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MA  0.80% ($33,573)
to Hampden County, MA  0.42% ($35,024)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montague:

  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHMQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montague:

  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDF (97.3 FM; ORANGE, MA; Owner: DEANE BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Montague:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
Montague fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Montague fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • $19,953,000Total costs
  • 38,177Total average daily traffic
  • 2,469Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,296Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 71930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Montague, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Christopher J Mahoney, Federal Street (Lat: 42.519556 Lon: -72.525611), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.9 m, Registrant: 5083893000, Martin.Cohen@gridcom.Com, 25 RESEARCH DRIVE
  • Christopher F Ciolfi, Federal Street (Lat: 42.519556 Lon: -72.525611), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.9 m, Registrant: 5083893000, Martin.Cohen@gridcom.Com, 25 RESEARCH DRIVE
  • Christopher F Ciolfi, Federal Street (Lat: 42.519556 Lon: -72.525611), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.9 m, Registrant: 9782646030, Laura.Room@us.Ngridwireless.Com, 80 CENTRAL STREET
  • Edward G Roach, Federal Street (Lat: 42.519556 Lon: -72.525611), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.9 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 12 Woodland Dr. (Ma13725-A) (Lat: 42.519556 Lon: -72.525611), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25011 m, Overall height: 48.5 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 12 Woodland Dr. (Ma13725-A) (Lat: 42.519556 Lon: -72.525611), Type: 51.8, Structure height: 25011 m, Overall height: 48.5 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cabot Generating Station (Lat: 42.587583 Lon: -72.579250), Call Sign: KCC214, Licensee ID: L00007153
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9800 MHzGrant Date: 11/24/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2002Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270
  • No 1 Gate House Main St Turners Falls (Lat: 42.610083 Lon: -72.554250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19 m, Call Sign: KTS486
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.0400 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2003, Expiration Date: 11/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2006Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Cabot Generating Sta (Lat: 42.587583 Lon: -72.579250), Call Sign: WNJQ740
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6000 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/12/2022, Certifier: Stephen HermanRegistrant: Firstlight Power Resources Services, LLC, 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360, Phone: (413) 536-9531, Fax: (413) 536-9513, Email:
  • No 1 Gate House Main St Turners Falls (Lat: 42.610083 Lon: -72.554250), Call Sign: WNPL252, Licensee ID: L00007153
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6000 MHzGrant Date: 11/24/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2002Registrant: Northeast Utilities Service Company, Hartford, CT 06141-0270, Phone: (203) 634-5748

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Turners Falls (Lat: 42.610639 Lon: -72.553417), Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTQ635
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018, Certifier: Stephen HermanRegistrant: Firstlight Power Resources Services, LLC, 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360, Phone: (413) 536-9531, Fax: (413) 536-9513, Email:
  • CABOT, Cabot Generating Station (Lat: 42.587583 Lon: -72.578972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNTT678
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/2009, Expiration Date: 06/23/2019, Certifier: Stephen HermanRegistrant: Firstlight Power Resources Services, LLC, 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360, Phone: (413) 536-9531, Fax: (413) 536-9513, Email:
  • COUNTRY HILL, Off Ellis Rd (Lat: 42.561111 Lon: -72.475889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPRU301
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.375 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 01/30/2021, Certifier: Richard HanlonRegistrant: Motorola Inc, 372 Park Ave, Keene, NH 03431-1557, Phone: (603) 355-2968, Fax: (603) 355-5216
  • COUNTRY HILL, County Hill ( Montague, Ma ) (Lat: 42.560833 Lon: -72.475889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQDV762
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.7 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2015, Expiration Date: 11/09/2025, Certifier: Linda DunlavyRegistrant: Franklin Regional Council Of Governments, 12 Olive St, Ste 2, Greenfield, MA 01301-3318, Phone: (413) 774-3167, Fax: (413) 774-3169, Email:
  • COUNTRY HILL, Off Ellis Road (Lat: 42.561111 Lon: -72.475889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQNC857
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6560.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Charles B SutherlandRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2264

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montague)

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

MONTAGUE CENTER WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montague, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Montague compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Montague on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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