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Bristol County

Population in July 2009: 19,315. Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 

Males: 9,186  (47.6%)
Females: 10,129  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 02766

Estimated median household income in 2011: $79,590 (it was $64,818 in 2000)
Norton:

$79,590
Massachusetts:

$62,859
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $32,610

Norton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $327,747 (it was $172,000 in 2000)
Norton:

$327,747
Massachusetts:

$326,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $399,319; Detached houses: $421,399; Townhouses or other attached units: $332,894; In 2-unit structures: $418,494; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $489,781; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $289,996; Mobile homes: $173,201

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Norton races chart
  • White alone - 16,527 (91.6%)
  • Other race alone - 721 (4.0%)
  • Black alone - 205 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 206 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 180 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 178 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Norton: 275.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (28.6%), English (15.9%), Italian (15.4%), French (9.5%), German (7.7%), Portuguese (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1711

Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 673 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Norton:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norton town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

642 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:  3.6%
Massachusetts:  14.3%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Norton, Massachusetts as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Norton to the number of sex offenders is 4,829 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Norton town:  1.3% ($2,295)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Norton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taunton, MA (6.6 miles , pop. 55,976).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (24.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (159.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Norton Center, MA (0.0 miles ), Mansfield, MA (2.0 miles ), Mansfield Center, MA (2.1 miles ), Easton, MA (2.6 miles ), Taunton, MA (2.6 miles ), Foxborough, MA (2.6 miles ), Attleboro, MA (2.7 miles ), Foxborough, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1999: 153 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2002: 167 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 93 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $231,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 71.18 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Norton household income distribution Norton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Norton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.05.10.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 212211050011
per 100,000 12.05.511.010.85.35.20.025.80.00.05.25.2
Robberies 200010201101
per 100,000 12.00.00.00.05.30.010.30.05.15.20.05.2
Assaults 22421163073267
per 100,000 131.522.111.059.231.615.70.036.115.310.431.336.4
Burglaries 214920483736363535355570
per 100,000 125.5270.4109.5258.3195.1188.4185.3180.7178.5182.1287.3364.2
Thefts 7111794126129104816850596455
per 100,000 424.4645.6514.8678.0680.3544.4417.0351.1255.0307.0334.3286.1
Auto thefts 213614148814474
per 100,000 12.071.732.975.373.841.941.25.220.420.836.620.8
Arson 200000000000
per 100,000 12.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 68.961.743.674.661.347.548.257.230.131.648.853.7

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Crime rate in Norton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Norton-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Norton 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 5.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Norton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Norton 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 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 19.6 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 95.8 miles away from Norton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Birthplace of: John Jones Clarke - Politician, Richard Henry Hall - Politician, Ronald Conway - College football player (Northeastern Huskies).

Political contributions by individuals in Norton, MA

Amtrak stations near Norton:

  • 16 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.nortonma.org

College/University in Norton:

  • Wheaton College (Full-time enrollment: 1,627; Location: 26 E Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wheatoncollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norton:

  • Stonehill College (about 8 miles; Easton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 11 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 13 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Brown University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Providence College (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)

Public high school in Norton:

Private high school in Norton:

  • NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 1 NEW TAUNTON AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Norton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Norton:

  • RAINBOW KIDS LEARNING CENTER INC (Students: 110; Location: 366 OLD COLONY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CHILDREN'S STUDIO LTD (Students: 94; Location: 184 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TWIN OAKS FARM LEARNING CENTER (Students: 36; Location: 127 RESERVOIR ST; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Norton, School District: NORTON

Library in Norton:

  • NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $540,523; Location: 68 E. MAIN STREET; 54,506 books; 1 e-books; 2,904 audio materials; 1,813 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Norton: Camp Finburg (A), Camp Read (B), Norton Fire Department (C), Norton Fire Department Station 5 (D), Norton Fire Department Station 1 (E), Norton Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Norton: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Norton Common Cemetery (1), Norton Center Cemetery (2), Babbit Cemetery (3), Newcomb Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Barrowsville Pond (A), Winnecunnet Pond (B), Chartley Pond (C), Meadow Brook Pond (D), Norton Reservoir (E), Hemlock Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Birch Brook (A), Rumford River (B), Canoe River (C), Chartley Brook (D), Goose Branch (E), Hodges Brook (F), Meadow Brook (G), Wading River (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

NORTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 17134, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between APR-01-2002 and MAR-19-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2002)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-1999)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
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: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Norton, MA

People in group quarters in Norton in 2010:

  • 1,390 people in college/university student housing
  • 249 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Norton in 2000:

  • 1,374 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 91 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Norton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Norton (2011 data):

  • North Easton Savings Bank: Mansfield Avenue Branch at 172 Mansfield Avenue, branch established on 2000/09/25; Norton Branch at 25 West Main Street, branch established on 1975/02/03. Info updated 2009/05/22: Bank assets: $466.2 mil, Deposits: $421.0 mil, headquarters in South Easton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Mansfield Co-operative Bank: Norton Branch at 225 West Main Street, branch established on 1975/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.2 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Norton Branch at 60 West Main Street, branch established on 1953/05/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (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 Norton (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
State:

16.5%

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Norton:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norton:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Norton:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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 Norton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $26,870,000
Total average daily traffic: 319,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 45,552
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 505,058

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Norton, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Norton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NORTON, Rt 123 .25 Mi W Of Int Of Rt 123 & Rt 140 (Lat: 41.965361 Lon: -71.192528), Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WMR445
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 495 MARKET PLACE, 250 East Main Street (091555) (Lat: 41.987333 Lon: -71.158861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.8 m, Overall height: 37.1 m, Call Sign: WQIL284
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • NORTON, 308 E Main St (Lat: 41.997028 Lon: -71.153917), Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WLN548
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2008, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Norton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1782J , Serial Number: 28-24205, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas D Macdonald, 33 Charlotte Ave, Norton, MA 02766
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB 10 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 189TB , Serial Number: 891, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1989
    Registrant (Corporation): Pacca Club Inc, C/O Drew Myers / 5 Briggs St, Norton, MA 02766
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 292TC , Serial Number: 172S9122, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel M Rich, 250 E Main St, Norton, MA 02766
  • Aircraft: IADAROLA DAVID M GLASAIR III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 452DM , Serial Number: 3190, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2005
    Registrant (Individual): David M Iadarola, 67 Plain St, Norton, MA 02766
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 732LF , Serial Number: 21061591, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1976
    Registrant (Individual): David M Iadarola, 67 Plain St, Norton, MA 02766


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 84
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Norton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Norton, MA
Businesses in Norton, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts4Nike1
Extended Stay America1Subway1
FedEx1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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