Northbridge, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 15,707. Population change since 2000: +19.2%
 
Males: 7,571  (48.2%)
Females: 8,136  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01588.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,854 (it was $50,457 in 2000)
Northbridge:

$65,854
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,115 (it was $22,515 in 2000)

Northbridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $273,575 (it was $156,800 in 2000)
Northbridge:

$273,575
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $274,525; Detached houses: $289,213; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,192; In 2-unit structures: $198,132; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,930; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,188; Mobile homes: $76,552
  • Races in Northbridge, MA (2010)

    Northbridge races chart
    • 14,72093.7%White alone
    • 4913.1%Hispanic
    • 2011.3%Two or more races
    • 1591.0%Asian alone
    • 960.6%Black alone
    • 220.1%American Indian alone
    • 170.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northbridge: 137.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), French (15.6%), English (13.5%), Italian (10.3%), French Canadian (9.8%), Polish (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 17.2 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Northbridge,MA real estate house value index trend

Northbridge, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Northbridge:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northbridge town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

394 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Northbridge, Massachusetts as of July 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Northbridge to the number of sex offenders is 1,472 to 1.


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

Northbridge town:  1.2% ($1,804)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Northbridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (12.7 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (32.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (144.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Whitinsville, MA (0.9 miles ), Uxbridge, MA (1.9 miles ), East Douglas, MA (2.0 miles ), Sutton, MA (2.1 miles ), Upton-West Upton, MA (2.1 miles ), Upton, MA (2.2 miles ), Douglas, MA (2.4 miles ), Mendon, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1998: 77 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2003: 104 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2004: 158 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2005: 133 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2010: 58 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $276,900
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $261,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 71.66 W


Crime rates in Northbridge by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 92186326425157
per 100,000 67.414.87.357.842.020.613.841.027.212.731.493.643.1
Robberies 2241030442211
per 100,000 15.014.829.37.20.020.60.027.327.212.712.66.26.2
Assaults 28212629171331312122252224
per 100,000 209.8155.2190.2209.5118.989.1213.4211.8142.8139.2157.2137.3147.7
Burglaries 846357415858697797671129341
per 100,000 629.4465.5417.0296.2405.6397.4475.0526.2659.6424.0704.4580.3252.4
Thefts 12911384103124195161229240208316210280
per 100,000 966.7835.0614.5744.0867.11,336.01,108.41,564.81,632.11,316.21,987.31,310.41,723.6
Auto thefts 121615515127111451856
per 100,000 89.9118.2109.736.1104.982.248.275.295.231.6113.231.236.9
Arson 1332333241221
per 100,000 7.522.221.914.421.020.620.713.727.26.312.612.56.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 197.5127.4119.6149.1133.7133.1140.2195.9198.4131.4205.7207.3161.3

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

Crime rate in Northbridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Northbridge, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Northbridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Northbridge town 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 6.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northbridge-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 185.7 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 193.8 miles away from Northbridge 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 95.6 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 219.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from Northbridge 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 158.2 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).
Northbridge topographic map

Birthplace of: Steven Dorian - Singer, Glenn Adams - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Northbridge:

  • BEAUMONT N H (85 BEAUMONT DR)
  • BEAUMONT REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING CTR - NORTHBRIDGE (85 BEAUMONT DRIVE)
  • NORTHBRIDGE NURS RETIREMENT HOME (2356 PROVIDENCE RD)
  • NORTHBRIDGE NURSING HOME (2356 PROVIDENCE RD)
  • NORTHBRIDGE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (2356 PROVIDENCE ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Northbridge:

  • 12 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.
  • 17 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 Northbridge:

  • College of the Holy Cross (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,125)
  • Clark University (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Worcester State University (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Assumption College (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Bryant University (about 16 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)

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Notable location: Northbridge Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Towne Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Northbridge include: Whitinsville United Methodist Church (A), Village Congregational Church (B), Trinity Episcopal Church (C), Saint Peters Parish Center (D), Rockdale Congregational Church (E), Pleasant Street Christian Reformed Church (F), Northbridge Centre Congregational Church (G), Fairlawn Christian Church (H), Armenian Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Friends Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Cooper Road Cemetery (4), Friends Cemetery (5), Riverdale Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Arcade Pond (A), Ellis Pond (B), Meadow Pond (C), Riley Pond (D), Carpenter Reservoir (E), Blackstone River Reservoir (F), Whitins Pond (G), Rockdale Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cook Allen Brook (A), Purgatory Brook (B), Steamburg Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Northbridge include: Whitinsville Historic District (1), Rockdale Common Housing District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0158. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0158
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.5%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

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

1.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Northbridge in 2010:

  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Northbridge in 2000:

  • 365 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

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 Northbridge town (based on Worcester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 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 Northbridge:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northbridge:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Northbridge:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Northbridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $11,060,000Total costs
  • 132,851Total average daily traffic
  • 12,980Total average daily truck traffic
  • 206,940Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2015
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northbridge)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • NORTHBRIDGE, Oelschlegel Ln (Lat: 42.165083 Lon: -71.658944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMT891
    Assigned Frequencies: 10567.5 MHz, 11035.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2015Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Northbridge, Main Street (Lat: 42.103889 Lon: -71.703611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WPQS639
    Assigned Frequencies: 10561.2 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2000, Expiration Date: 09/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • BS33XC102, Worcester County (Lat: 42.128417 Lon: -71.699444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.6 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPU387
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NORTHBRIDGE, 146 Main St (Lat: 42.103778 Lon: -71.703722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQXD655
    Assigned Frequencies: 10561.2 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/05/2026, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northbridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 182RG , Serial Number: 34064, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Yonika, 455 School St, Northbridge, MA 01534
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3362Z , Serial Number: 22-7302, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Paul R Ballard, 2829 Providence Rd, Northbridge, MA 01534
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40510 , Serial Number: 27-7405241, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Yonika, 455 School St, Northbridge, MA 01534
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4428D , Serial Number: 34727
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Yonika, 455 School St, Northbridge, MA 01534
    Deregistered: Yes
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84731 , Serial Number: 18261896, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Peter J Regis, 365 Benson Rd, Northbridge, MA 01534

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 72
  • Hazardous Condition: 118
  • Service Call: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Northbridge

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Northbridge compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Northbridge on our top lists:

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  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 (01588) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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