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Population in 2012: 86,307 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 

Males: 40,226  (46.6%)
Females: 46,081  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02458, 02459, 02460, 02461, 02462, 02464, 02465, 02466, 02468.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $125,642 (it was $86,052 in 2000)
Newton:

$125,642
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $62,800

Newton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $689,900 (it was $416,600 in 2000)
Newton:

$689,900
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $738,367; Detached houses: $796,859; Townhouses or other attached units: $633,229; In 2-unit structures: $589,399; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $460,219; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $560,113

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,565.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 02458, 02459, 02460, 02461, 02462, 02464, 02465, 02466, 02468.

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  • White alone - 65,170 (75.5%)
  • Asian alone - 12,403 (14.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3,948 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,984 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,571 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 218 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newton: 139.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.6%), Italian (9.5%), English (7.7%), Russian (7.6%), German (6.2%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,781 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Newton:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 52.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton city:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

16,037 residents are foreign born (7.5% Europe, 6.2% Asia).

This city:  19.0%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Newton, Massachusetts as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newton to the number of sex offenders is 43,154 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,185 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $7,025 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (6.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (180.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Watertown, MA (1.7 miles ), Waltham, MA (1.8 miles ), Needham, MA (1.9 miles ), Brookline, MA (2.0 miles ), Belmont, MA (2.0 miles ), Weston, MA (2.1 miles ), Wellesley, MA (2.1 miles ), Cambridge, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $326,200
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $315,700
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $388,800
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $378,400
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $419,900
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $465,100
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $489,600
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $479,300
  • 2010: 82 buildings, average cost: $394,300
  • 2011: 74 buildings, average cost: $452,400
  • 2012: 68 buildings, average cost: $404,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 71.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,520 (+8.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,011 (25.5%)

Area codes: 617, 857

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Property values in Newton, MA


 

Crime rates in Newton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000011001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.01.21.20.00.01.20.00.00.0
Rapes 5115368889625
per 100,000 6.113.16.03.67.29.69.79.610.77.22.35.8
Robberies 16212351523131918151917
per 100,000 19.424.927.45.917.927.515.722.821.317.922.219.6
Assaults 4144714292111579066655954
per 100,000 49.852.284.649.9110.1132.768.9108.278.277.668.962.3
Burglaries 178155145147269189184186187170212185
per 100,000 216.0184.0172.7174.8321.9225.9222.4223.6221.5202.9247.5213.4
Thefts 7918307396777838291,0798967531,016942693
per 100,000 960.0985.4880.3805.0936.9990.91304.21077.0891.91212.71099.6799.2
Auto thefts 595032324637432931262716
per 100,000 71.659.438.138.055.044.252.034.936.731.031.518.5
Arson N/AN/A01310143132
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.01.23.612.01.24.83.61.23.52.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 82.688.383.064.2103.4107.4101.5101.090.094.989.173.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 169 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Newton, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,252 (+1.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Newton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Newton city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 75% 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 82.8 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 54.6 miles away from Newton center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 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 70.7 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 51.6 miles away from Newton 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 36.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newton topographic map

Birthplace of: John Krasinski - Actor, Julie Taymor - Film and theatre director, Amy Poehler - Actress and comedienne, Jack Lemmon - (1925-2001), actor, James Harris Simons - Billionaire, Mark Foley, Eli Roth - Film actor, Jane Morgan - Actress and singer, Edward C. Tolman - Psychologist, Suzyn Waldman - Musical theatre actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Newton: Charles Church Roberts, David G. Ouellet, Robert F. Foley.

Main business address for: ASPECT MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS), PRO PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), FIVE STAR QUALITY CARE INC (SERVICES-SKILLED NURSING CARE FACILITIES), MFIC CORP (LABORATORY APPARATUS & FURNITURE), MATRITECH INC/DE/ (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Newton:

  • AT HOME SENIOR CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 1340 CENTRE STREET, SUITE 208)
  • CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, 29 CRAFTS STREET, SUITE 330)
  • CITY HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 90 OAK STREET)
  • KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, ONE GATEWAY CENTER SUITE 102)
  • KMS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2000 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE)
  • MEDICAL RESOURCES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 433 WATERTOWN STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (Hospital, 2042 BEACON STREET)
  • NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2014 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • BURTON CONV HOME (Nursing Home, 11 WASHINGTON ST)
  • CHETWYNDE CONV HOME (Nursing Home, 1660 WASHINGTON ST)
  • NEWTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2101 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • PELHAM HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 45 PELHAM STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Newton, MA

Amtrak stations near Newton:

  • 7 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 8 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.newton.ma.us

Colleges/Universities in Newton:

  • Lasell College (Full-time enrollment: 1,535; Location: 1844 Commonwealth Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lasell.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Mount Ida College (FT enrollment: 1,373; Location: 777 Dedham Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mountida.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • New England School of Acupuncture (FT enrollment: 149; Location: 150 California St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nesa.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:

  • Boston College (about 2 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; Full-time enrollment: 12,345)
  • Brandeis University (about 4 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 4 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Bentley University (about 4 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)
  • Babson College (about 4 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Harvard University (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)
  • Wellesley College (about 6 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,186)

Private high schools in Newton:

  • NEWTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 785 CENTRE ST; Grades: 5 - 12; Girls only)
  • TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 575 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MT ALVERNIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 790 CENTRE ST; Grades: 7 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newton:

  • THE RASHI SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 15 WALNUT PARK; Grades: KG - 8)
  • JACKSON SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 200 JACKSON RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 125 WELLS AVE; Grades: 4 - 8)
  • NEWTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 80 CRESCENT AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • WALNUT PARK MONTESSORI (Students: 125; Location: 47 WALNUT PARK; Grades: PK - KG)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add to houses of worship: Temple Shalom of Newton 175 Temple St. West Newton, MA 02465 www.templeshalom.org 617-332-9550
  • John Ward Elementary School at 10 Dolphin Road added by Newton Resident

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Notable locations in Newton: Newtonville Station (A), West Newton Station (B), Victory Field (C), Harthorn Playground (D), Brae Burn Country Club (E), Woodland County Club (F), Cold Spring Playground (G), Waban Playground (H), Richardson Field (I), Burr Playground (J), Crescent Hill Country Club (K), Sidney Hill Country Club (L), Oak Hill Playground (M), Charles River Country Club (N), Lincoln Playground (O), Chestnut Hill Plaza (P), Chestnut Hill Station (Q), Putterham Meadows Country Club (R), Boston Edison Power Station (S), Newton Commonwealth Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Auburndale Shopping Center (1), The Mall at Chestnut Hill (2), Chestnut Hill Shopping Center (3), Boylston Street Shopping Center (4), The Mall at Chestnut Hill Shopping Center (5), 200 Boylston Street Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newton include: Union Church on Waban (A), Saint Ignatius Church (B), First Church in Chestnut Hill (C), Church of the Good Shepherd (D), United Methodist Church (E), Trinity Church of Newton Center (F), Temple Shalom of Newton (G), Temple Emanuel Church (H), Temple Beth Avodah Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Boston Catholic Cemetery (1), Common Street Cemetery (2), Newton Cemetery (3), East Parish Burying Ground (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bulloughs Pond (A), Crystal Lake (B), Hammond Pond (C), Silver Lake (D), Strongs Pond (E), Newton Reservoir (F), Charles River Reservoir (G), Waban Hill Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cheese Cake Brook (A), Hurd Brook (B), Rosemary Brook (C), South Meadow Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newton include: Webster Park Historic District (1), Linwood Park (2), Allison Park (3), Lowell Park (4), Edmands Park (5), Kenrick Park (6), Farlow Park (7), Cabot Park (8), Lassell Neighborhood Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Jackson Homestead Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 527 Washington Street) (1), Custom Front Page (Arcades & Amusements; 3 Glenwood Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Sheraton Newton Hotel (320 Washington Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Middlesex 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.30
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.324. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1

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

NEWTON WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 83829, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1999 and FEB-22-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2000)
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1993 and FEB-22-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2000)
JCC CAMP KINGSWOOD #1 (Serves ME, Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2002)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1997. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-1997), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-15-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2001)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-1997), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-15-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JCC CAMP KINGSWOOD #2 (Serves ME, Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RIVER CROSSING CONDOMINIUM (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 97 regular monitoring violations
NORTH SHORE WATER ASSOC. (Serves ME, Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newton, MA

People in group quarters in Newton in 2010:

  • 6,316 people in college/university student housing
  • 474 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 91 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 66 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Newton in 2000:

  • 4,744 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 612 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in religious group quarters
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Newton compared to Massachusetts state average:

Newton, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Alumni Stadium. Capacity: 44,500. Boston College Eagles.
  • Conte Forum. Boston College.

Banks with most branches in Newton (2011 data):

  • Eastern Bank: Needham Street Branch at 188 Needham Street, branch established on 1997/06/02; Newton Branch at 1255 Centre Street, branch established on 2005/09/26. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Newton Four Corners Branch at 1126 Beacon Street, branch established on 1988/11/16; Newton Corner Branch at 300 Washington Street, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Newton-Upper Falls Branch at 235 Needham Street, branch established on 1955/11/08; Newton Center Branch at 808 Beacon Street, branch established on 1986/04/15. 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
  • Brookline Bank: Newton Centre Branch at 10 Langley Road, branch established on 2000/10/29; Walnut Street Branch at 323 Walnut Street, branch established on 2004/12/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,854.7 mil, Deposits: $2,040.1 mil, headquarters in Brookline, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company: Center Street Newton Branch at 1223 - 1227 Centre Street, branch established on 2002/08/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $5,848.9 mil, Deposits: $4,643.9 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • The Village Bank: Nonantum Branch at 411 Watertown Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $705.4 mil, Deposits: $601.9 mil, headquarters in Auburndale, MA, positive income, 8 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Newton Center Financial Center Branc at 792 Beacon Street, branch established on 2007/02/26. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Newton Branch at 780 Beacon Street, branch established on 1978/10/06. 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.
  • Silicon Valley Bank: Boston Loan Production Branch at One Newton Executive Park, Suite 200, 2221 Washington Street, branch established on 2000/10/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18,760.9 mil, Deposits: $16,815.1 mil, headquarters in Santa Clara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Svb Financial Group

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newton, Massachusetts:

  • Boston Marriott Hotel Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02466 , Phone: (617) 969-1000, Fax: (617) 527-6914
  • Hotel Indigo, 399 Grove St, Newton, MA 02462 , Phone: (617) 969-5300, Fax: (617) 965-3493
  • Crowne Plaza Boston-Newton, 320 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458 , Phone: (617) 969-3010
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newton, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newton travel time to work - commute


Newton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Newton city (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 75$358,067$57,2916$15,617
Other Government Administration 9$68,415$91,22028$23,819
Judicial and Legal 9$61,213$81,6173$9,279
Police Protection - Officers 147$1,030,757$84,1430$0
Police - Other 36$153,700$51,23345$41,199
Firefighters 169$915,364$64,9960$0
Fire - Other 10$54,517$65,4201$1,993
Streets and Highways 123$512,050$49,9563$1,032
Welfare 8$37,460$56,1905$5,417
Health 39$158,456$48,75611$20,701
Solid Waste Management 10$38,005$45,6063$8,313
Sewerage 35$149,005$51,0870$0
Parks and Recreation 36$176,748$58,91647$28,899
Water Supply 26$132,595$61,1980$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,429$6,918,306$58,096460$1,017,028
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 333$670,532$24,163161$76,666
Local Libraries 51$217,331$51,13780$77,919
Other and Unallocable 44$215,900$58,8823$8,477
Totals for Government 2,589$11,868,421$55,010856$1,336,359

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,950,000 ($34.18)
    General - Other: $1,189,000 ($13.78)
    Sewerage: $644,000 ($7.46)
    Regular Highways: $536,000 ($6.21)
    General Public Buildings: $361,000 ($4.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $311,000 ($3.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $169,000 ($1.96)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $160,428,000 ($1858.81)
    General - Other: $24,239,000 ($280.85)
    Police Protection: $13,937,000 ($161.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,248,000 ($130.33)
    Regular Highways: $7,773,000 ($90.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,082,000 ($70.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,588,000 ($53.16)
    Libraries: $4,551,000 ($52.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,986,000 ($46.18)
    Sewerage: $2,861,000 ($33.15)
    Financial Administration: $2,621,000 ($30.37)
    Water Utilities: $2,400,000 ($27.81)
    Health - Other: $2,188,000 ($25.35)
    Central Staff Services: $2,109,000 ($24.44)
    General Public Buildings: $2,107,000 ($24.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,204,000 ($13.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $883,000 ($10.23)
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000 ($1.99)
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000 ($0.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $142,506,000 ($1651.15)
    Corporate Bonds: $31,375,000 ($363.53)
    Benefit Payments: $21,500,000 ($249.11)
    Other Investments - Other: $14,742,000 ($170.81)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,457,000 ($28.47)
    Withdrawals: $639,000 ($7.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,792,000 ($32.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,214,000 ($14.07)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($0.36)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($0.27)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.03)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $21,495,000 ($249.05)
    Transit Utilities: $4,725,000 ($54.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $658,000 ($7.62)
    General - Other: $601,000 ($6.96)
    Police Protection: $309,000 ($3.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $282,000 ($3.27)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($0.58)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($0.44)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($0.43)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($0.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $147,749,000 ($1711.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,739,000 ($217.12)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,000,000 ($23.17)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,835,000 ($21.26)
    All Other: $1,807,000 ($20.94)
    Parking Facilities: $923,000 ($10.69)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $472,000 ($5.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $143,000 ($1.66)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $150,069,000 ($1738.78)
    From Parent Local Government: $8,905,000 ($103.18)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,394,000 ($62.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,208,000 ($48.76)
    Education: $643,000 ($7.45)
    All Other: $450,000 ($5.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,737,000 ($43.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,156,000 ($24.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,723,000 ($19.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $684,000 ($7.93)
    Special Assessments: $56,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,572,000 ($157.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,870,000 ($276.57)
    General Local Government Support: $6,799,000 ($78.78)
    All Other: $4,033,000 ($46.73)
    Highways: $569,000 ($6.59)
    Sewerage: $178,000 ($2.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($1.48)
    Public Welfare: $10,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Property: $211,810,000 ($2454.15)
    Other License: $6,516,000 ($75.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,060,000 ($12.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,290,000 ($791.25)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,609,000 ($690.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,474,000 ($190.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,793,000 ($90.29)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $49,500,000 ($573.53)
    End of Fiscal Year: $12,060,000 ($139.73)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,013,000 ($278.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $29,484,000 ($341.62)
    Total Federal Securities: $25,136,000 ($291.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,736,000 ($680.55)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:

  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:

  • 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; NEWTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBRS (100.1 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:

  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 94
Total length: 549 meters (1,801ft)
Total costs: $145,933,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,658,370
Total average daily truck traffic: 178,151

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 3
  • 1900-1909: 11
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 9
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 64
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newton, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newton, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newton)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 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 ORIGINATED50$399,920717$465,6463,597$374,27093$281,7965$675,00092$433,533
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$533,00062$496,532208$430,0387$364,8570$011$513,636
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$401,50078$434,731493$457,56420$381,9001$102,00030$367,367
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$512,50095$485,189397$403,9409$327,1110$022$389,364
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$349,00025$413,400136$393,8162$1,220,0000$05$318,400

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Newton, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$387,50018$350,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$468,7504$374,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$384,4297$378,857
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$404,5002$461,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$321,5001$340,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 190
  • Hazardous Condition: 556
  • Service Call: 8

Incident types - Newton


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

Most common first names in Newton, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary76180.9 years
John45974.8 years
Joseph32376.5 years
William26676.3 years
Margaret25982.2 years
Helen23079.6 years
James21775.1 years
Anna19382.8 years
Edward18976.6 years
George18975.4 years
Most common last names in Newton, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy9777.8 years
Cohen8680.5 years
Smith7878.7 years
Brown6379.6 years
Sullivan6279.7 years
Johnson4579.2 years
White4580.5 years
Miller4480.3 years
Macdonald3977.9 years
Levine3679.2 years
Businesses in Newton, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Panera Bread1
CVS2Quiznos1
Chipotle1RadioShack1
Curves1Starbucks3
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts9T-Mobile1
FedEx22T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York1True Value2
Marriott1UPS7
Marshalls1Walgreens2
MasterBrand Cabinets9Whole Foods Market2
McDonald's3YMCA2
Nike1
Browse common businesses in Newton, MA


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  • #50 (02458) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (02464) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #56 (02462) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Armenian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #56 (02460) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iraqi first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 (02466) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #61 (02462) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #63 (02458) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of New Zealander first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (02461) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 (02459) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cape Verdean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (02458) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Arab first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #96 (02458) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert Langer (171)
  • Robert S. Langer (121)
  • George M. Whitesides (51)
  • Chung-Ming Hsieh (44)
  • Timothy M. Swager (37)
  • Raymond C. Kurzweil (36)
  • Jon T. Mcintyre (33)
  • Jeffrey T. Borenstein (31)
  • M. Arshad Siddiqui (30)
  • Kenneth J. Rothschild (28)

Total of 4702 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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