Newburyport, Massachusetts

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Population in 2013: 17,800 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 8,246  (46.3%)
Females: 9,554  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01950, 01951.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $78,885 (it was $58,557 in 2000)
Newburyport:

$78,885
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,285 (it was $34,187 in 2000)

Newburyport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $425,562 (it was $243,000 in 2000)
Newburyport:

$425,562
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $463,539; Detached houses: $499,890; Townhouses or other attached units: $519,634; In 2-unit structures: $427,161; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $365,630; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,854

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,114.

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  • Races in Newburyport, MA (2010)

    Newburyport races chart
    • 16,57495.2%White alone
    • 2911.7%Hispanic
    • 1941.1%Asian alone
    • 1961.1%Two or more races
    • 950.5%Black alone
    • 480.3%Other race alone
    • 170.10%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Newburyport: 137.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.9%), English (15.8%), Italian (9.9%), French (6.3%), United States (6.3%), German (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 37 feet

Land area: 8.38 square miles.

Population density: 2,123 people per square mile   (low).

Newburyport,MA real estate house value index trend

Newburyport, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Newburyport:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newburyport city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1,231 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% North America).

This city:

6.9%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,115 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,266 (1.3%)

Newburyport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (10.8 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (35.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (205.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Newbury, MA (1.6 miles ), Salisbury, MA (1.7 miles ), Amesbury, MA (2.0 miles ), Amesbury Town, MA (2.2 miles ), West Newbury, MA (2.3 miles ), Seabrook, NH (2.3 miles ), Seabrook Beach, NH (2.5 miles ), South Hampton, NH (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 1999: 121 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $364,700
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $377,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $338,000
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $346,400
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $229,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Clipper City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,847 (+10.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,763 (30.2%)

Area code: 978

Newburyport household income distribution Newburyport home values distribution

Crime rates in Newburyport by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4041101113
per 100,000 22.90.022.85.85.80.05.75.75.616.9
Robberies 4622135323
per 100,000 22.934.311.411.55.817.328.717.111.316.9
Assaults 1210179171215241825
per 100,000 68.857.197.052.099.269.286.0137.0101.6140.7
Burglaries 86714334314525213515
per 100,000 492.8405.6245.4196.3180.9259.5143.3119.8197.784.4
Thefts 160133149152202207198177188154
per 100,000 916.7759.9850.5877.81,179.01,193.61,134.91,010.21,061.7866.5
Auto thefts 1971112162298128
per 100,000 108.940.062.869.393.4126.951.645.767.845.0
Arson 2202022110
per 100,000 11.511.40.011.50.011.511.55.75.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 119.384.197.773.294.095.590.389.990.391.3

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Crime rate in Newburyport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Massachusetts average:

2.51
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +851 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Newburyport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Newburyport city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newburyport-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
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 Newburyport 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 183.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from Newburyport center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.5 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 Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newburyport topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert S. Mulliken, William Lloyd Garrison - Journalist, Adolphus Greely - Polar explorer, George Whitefield - (1714-1770), Church of England minister, Methodist leader, Aaron A. Sargent - Politician, Angelo Dagres - Baseball Player, Judith Hoag - Actress, Kyle Abbott - Former Major League Baseball pitcher, Benjamin Perley Poore - Newspaper editor, Moses Kimball - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Newburyport: Adolphus W. Greely, Benjamin H. Jellison.

Hospitals in Newburyport:

  • ANNA JAQUES HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 25 HIGHLAND AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Newburyport:

  • FMC OF NEWBURYPORT (260 MERRIMAC STREET)

Home Health Centers in Newburyport:

  • ANGELS AT HOME HEALTHCARE (6D WINTER STREET)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF GT NEWBURYPORT (15 GREEN STREET)

Nursing Homes in Newburyport:

  • ANNA JAQUES HOSPITAL SUBACUTE UNIT (25 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • BRIGHAM MANOR CONV HOME (77 HIGH ST)
  • COUNTRY MANOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (180 LOW ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BRIGHAM (77 HIGH STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-NEWBURYPORT (180 LOW STREET)
  • PORT HEALTHCARE CENTER (HALE & LOW STREETS)
  • PORT REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NSG (HALE LOW ST)

Airports and heliports located in Newburyport:

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Amtrak stations near Newburyport:

  • 11 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 13 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Newburyport:

  • 6 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newburyport:

  • Northern Essex Community College (about 9 miles; Haverhill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • North Shore Community College (about 16 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Merrimack College (about 17 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Endicott College (about 18 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Salem State University (about 22 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 26 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)

Public high school in Newburyport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newburyport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newburyport:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 1 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEWBURYPORT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 20 PLEASANT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • INN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 52 INN ST; Grades: 1 - 5)
See full list of schools located in Newburyport

Library in Newburyport:

  • NEWBURYPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,247,475; Location: 94 STATE ST.; 106,384 books; 6,987 audio materials; 4,322 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 176 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Newburyport: Curzon Mill (A), Dexter Industrial Green (B), Newburyport Station (C), Arrowhead Farm (D), Port Plaza (E), Newburyport Harbor Light (F), Joppan House (G), Isley House (H), Healy House (I), Newburyport City Hall (J), Newburyport Fire Department (K), Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce (L), Rogers Medical Library (M), Newburyport Public Library (N), Newburyport High School Library (O), Dalton House (P), Cushing House (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newburyport include: First Religious Society Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), Central Congregational Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sawyer Hill Burying Ground (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Belleville Cemetery (3), Highland Cemetery (4), Oak Hill Cemetery (5), First Parish Burying Ground (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Frog Pond (A), Upper Artichoke Reservoir (B), Frog Pond (C), Lower Artichoke Reservoir (D), Artichoke River Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Artichoke River (A), Black Rock Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newburyport include: Atkinson Common (1), Brown Square (2), Bartlett Mall (3), Cashman Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Custom House Maritime Museum (25 Water Street) (1), Cushing House Museum (98 High Street) (2), Historical Society of Old Newbury (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 98 High Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Garrison Inn (11 Brown Square) (1), Essex Street Inn (7 Essex Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Juvenile Court (188 State Street) (1), Essex County - Courts- Ipswich District Court Located At Newburyport (188 State Street) (2), Essex County - Courts- Superior Court (145 High Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.691. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.691
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.63
U.S.:

9.14

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

NEWBURYPORT WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 20,335, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 39 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Newburyport in 2010:

  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Newburyport in 2000:

  • 275 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Newburyport, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Newburyport 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Newburyport (2011 data):

  • Institution for Savings in Newburyport and Its Vicinity: Storey Avenue Branch, Institution For Savings In Newburypo, Newburyport High School Branch. Info updated 2007/07/16: Bank assets: $1,303.4 mil, Deposits: $1,053.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Low Street Branch, Newburyport Branch, State Street Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank: Newburyport Branch, Merrimack Place Branch, at 63 State Street. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $634.6 mil, Deposits: $460.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Newburyport Five Cents Bancorp Mhc
  • The First National Bank of Ipswich: Newburyport Branch at 155 State Street, branch established on 1996/10/03. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $282.6 mil, Deposits: $223.7 mil, headquarters in Ipswich, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • Eastern Bank: Storey Avenue Branch at 17 Storey Avenue, branch established on 1978/02/08. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Newburyport Branch at 45 Storey Avenue, branch established on 1968/06/05. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The Provident Bank: Storey Avenue Branch at 66 Storey Avenue, branch established on 2002/09/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $404.6 mil, headquarters in Amesbury, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Newburyport Branch at 2 State Street, branch established on 1987/06/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Massachusetts average:

12.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Newburyport:

(Newburyport, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Newburyport city (based on Essex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
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: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

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

20.7%
State:

16.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$68,946$63,6421$2,294
Other Government Administration 6$37,428$74,85627$17,533
Police Protection - Officers 49$292,590$71,6550$0
Police - Other 8$25,142$37,7130$0
Firefighters 35$219,535$75,26920$6,515
Fire - Other 0$0 6$15,649
Streets and Highways 26$107,414$49,5760$0
Welfare 11$29,079$31,7230$0
Health 5$20,882$50,1170$0
Sewerage 14$86,360$74,0230$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,369$52,4284$1,221
Water Supply 20$105,760$63,4560$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 245$1,262,704$61,84763$131,332
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 32$118,039$44,26556$29,245
Local Libraries 18$69,488$46,32518$42,729
Other and Unallocable 6$42,124$84,2480$0
Totals for Government 489$2,489,860$61,101195$246,518

Newburyport government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $9,439,000 ($530.28)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,361,000 ($245.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,215,000 ($124.44)
    Sewerage: $971,000 ($54.55)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,958,000 ($1570.67)
    General - Other: $6,831,000 ($383.76)
    Police Protection: $2,895,000 ($162.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,876,000 ($161.57)
    Sewerage: $2,617,000 ($147.02)
    Water Utilities: $2,113,000 ($118.71)
    Regular Highways: $2,009,000 ($112.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,338,000 ($75.17)
    Financial Administration: $1,195,000 ($67.13)
    Libraries: $1,163,000 ($65.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $824,000 ($46.29)
    Central Staff Services: $493,000 ($27.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $475,000 ($26.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000 ($9.94)
    General Public Buildings: $131,000 ($7.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000 ($3.15)
    Health - Other: $34,000 ($1.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($1.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000 ($0.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,364,000 ($76.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,332,000 ($74.83)
    Health - Other: $39,000 ($2.19)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $113,000 ($6.35)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000 ($2.47)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($1.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,665,000 ($93.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $986,000 ($55.39)
    Sewerage: $378,000 ($21.24)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($6.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,292,000 ($1645.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $497,000 ($27.92)

Newburyport government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,561,000 ($200.06)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $390,000 ($21.91)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $217,000 ($12.19)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $153,000 ($8.60)
    Parking Facilities: $73,000 ($4.10)
    All Other: $40,000 ($2.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $462,000 ($25.96)
    All Other: $234,000 ($13.15)
    Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,783,000 ($268.71)
    Interest Earnings: $359,000 ($20.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,144,000 ($176.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,244,000 ($519.33)
    Education: $4,928,000 ($276.85)
    General Local Government Support: $2,986,000 ($167.75)
    Sewerage: $340,000 ($19.10)
    Highways: $252,000 ($14.16)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($10.06)
    Public Welfare: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • Tax - Property: $35,632,000 ($2001.80)
    Other License: $724,000 ($40.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $220,000 ($12.36)

Newburyport government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,620,000 ($2394.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,633,000 ($2058.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,305,000 ($466.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,318,000 ($130.22)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $10,896,000 ($612.13)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,654,000 ($205.28)

Newburyport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,835,000 ($215.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,831,000 ($720.84)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.31% ($62,521 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.63% ($57,017)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.32% ($44,575)


4.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.15% ($52,127 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.56% ($50,288)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.40% ($53,749)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newburyport:

  • WNBP (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: RADIO NEWBURYPORT, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newburyport:

  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Newburyport:

  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Newburyport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 114m374ftTotal length
  • $68,306,000Total costs
  • 239,500Total average daily traffic
  • 6,442Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 121970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newburyport, MA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$338,021160$277,481763$281,40555$202,2731$450,00046$239,065
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$378,00012$331,33353$313,6607$181,1430$02$274,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$356,50021$247,190137$304,48211$137,2731$5,00017$233,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$382,50013$345,538106$314,9253$50,0001$950,00010$328,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$258,50029$287,6550$00$02$372,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2681.00 , 2682.00, 2683.00, 2684.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$281,23512$312,6671$398,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$330,3334$263,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$239,4003$322,6671$243,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$225,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$417,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2681.00 , 2682.00, 2683.00, 2684.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newburyport, MA
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