Northborough, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,167. Population change since 2000: -1.4%
Males: 2,983  (48.4%)
Females: 3,184  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01532.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $84,817 (it was $67,292 in 2000)
Northborough:

$84,817
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,490 (it was $28,600 in 2000)

Northborough CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $326,180 (it was $197,400 in 2000)
Northborough:

$326,180
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $374,826; Detached houses: $389,742; Townhouses or other attached units: $322,064; In 2-unit structures: $276,111; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,770

Median gross rent in 2012: $987.

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  • White alone - 5,319 (86.2%)
  • Asian alone - 458 (7.4%)
  • Hispanic - 182 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 123 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 58 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 24 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northborough: 128.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.0%), English (13.4%), Italian (10.4%), German (6.5%), French (5.6%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 3.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,862 people per square mile   (low).

Northborough,MA real estate house value index trend

Northborough, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Northborough:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northborough CDP:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

678 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia, 2.8% Europe).

This place:  10.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Northborough, Massachusetts as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Northborough to the number of sex offenders is 14,863 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: $5,101 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,525 (1.5%)

Northborough satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (8.5 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (28.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (153.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Westborough, MA (1.8 miles ), Shrewsbury, MA (2.1 miles ), Boylston, MA (2.1 miles ), Berlin, MA (2.2 miles ), Marlborough, MA (2.4 miles ), Southborough, MA (2.4 miles ), Cordaville, MA (2.6 miles ), Hudson, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 86 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $284,500
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $248,100
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $248,100
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $267,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2010: 69 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $226,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 71.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -709 (-11.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 596 (17.8%)

Northborough household income distribution Northborough home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Northborough, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Northborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Northborough place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northborough-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 177.1 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 182.9 miles away from Northborough 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 82.2 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 232.4 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 32.2 miles away from Northborough 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 156.1 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 Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northborough topographic map

Birthplace of: John Davis (Massachusetts governor) - Politician, Luther Rice - Christian missionary.

Hospitals and medical centers in Northborough:

  • BEAUMONT REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING CTR - NORTHBORO (238 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • COLEMAN HOUSE (112 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • GRANGERS NURSING HOME (112 WEST MAIN STREET)

Amtrak stations near Northborough:

  • 9 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northborough:

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,877)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Assumption College (about 10 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 10 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Clark University (about 10 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Worcester State University (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Framingham State University (about 11 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)

Public high school in Northborough:

Public elementary/middle schools in Northborough:

Private elementary/middle schools in Northborough:

  • ST BERNADETTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 266 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • YMCA CENTER FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT NORTHBORO (Students: 24; Location: 23 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Northborough, map of school districts: NORTHBOROUGH, NORTHBORO-SOUTHBORO

Library in Northborough:

  • NORTHBOROUGH FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $738,636; Location: 34 MAIN ST.; 62,605 books; 930 e-books; 4,030 audio materials; 3,591 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 229 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private School- St Bernadette School K-8

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Notable locations in Northborough: Juniper Hill Country Club (A), Northborough Fire Department (B), Northborough Town Hall (C), Northborough Free Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northborough include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Saint Rose of Lima Parish Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howard Street Cemetery (1), Old Burial Ground (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Assabet River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cold Harbor Brook (A), Stony Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (380 Southwest Cutoff).

Court: North Court Swim & Tennis (141 South Street).

Worcester 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 78.3. This is about average.

City:

78.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.507. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.507
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

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

NORTHBOROUGH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 11,634, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2008. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-02-2008)
  • 103 regular monitoring violations
WATERS EDGE INN AND RESORT (Serves NH, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-01-2011 and AUG-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2011)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.2%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 1.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Northborough in 2010:

  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
116 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Northborough 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Northborough (2011 data):

  • Marlborough Savings Bank: Northborough Branch at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1996/05/31. Info updated 2010/10/21: Bank assets: $446.2 mil, Deposits: $367.7 mil, headquarters in Marlborough, MA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Marlborough Bancshares Mhc
  • Avidia Bank: Northborough Branch at 53 West Main Street, branch established on 1959/09/01. Info updated 2010/01/04: Bank assets: $1,026.2 mil, Deposits: $801.2 mil, headquarters in Hudson, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Assabet Valley Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Northborough Branch at 31 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/07/16. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Northborough Branch at 300 West Main Street, branch established on 1975/02/03. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northborough CDP (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here: 57.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.97% ($60,516 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.24% ($51,162)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.16% ($52,384)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($764 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($52,341 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($46,486)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.22% ($53,668)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northborough:

  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northborough:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northborough:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • 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)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

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

Northborough, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 43
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 17
  • Fatalities: 47
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 99
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Northborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northborough)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Northborough, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BOS1209, 348 Church St. (Lat: 42.331667 Lon: -71.672333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQFE855, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 19495.0 MHz, 19585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2006, Expiration Date: 06/28/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • 203 Southwest Cutoff Route 20 (Lat: 42.290361 Lon: -71.663389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KCC793
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.675 MHz, 454.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/01/2019, Certifier: Andrew Fitton
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8663, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • 203 Southwest Cutoff Route 20 (Lat: 42.290361 Lon: -71.663389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPOL835, Licensee ID: L00976380
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.900 MHz, 454.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 01/10/2020, Certifier: Andrew Fitton
    Registrant: Skytel Spectrum LLC
  • 203 Southwest Cutoff Route 20 (Lat: 42.290361 Lon: -71.663389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPSE369
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.675 MHz, 454.850 MHz, 454.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2001, Expiration Date: 07/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001, Certifier: Ernest A Oswalt
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, 1111 19th Street, N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-3500, Fax: (202) 842-4485, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northborough)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Northborough)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$170,19532$267,549138$251,9348$139,8645$196,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$227,66010$274,8771$26,6700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$140,8709$262,75728$225,6130$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$06$281,43329$287,5950$02$118,460
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$531,12011$230,8230$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7401.02 , 7402.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$341,8352$404,525
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$262,1401$470,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$405,6500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$281,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7401.02 , 7402.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Northborough

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northborough, MA
Businesses in Northborough, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1JoS. A. Bank1
CVS1Jones New York1
Decora Cabinetry1MasterBrand Cabinets2
DressBarn1New Balance1
Dressbarn1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
Econo Lodge1UPS2
Famous Footwear1Walmart1
FedEx2

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  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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