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Population in 2010: 4,527. Population change since 2000: +21.9%
Males: 2,223  (49.1%)
Females: 2,304  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  44.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02568.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,609 (it was $42,044 in 2000)
Oak Bluffs:

$59,609
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,332

Oak Bluffs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $512,920 (it was $255,600 in 2000)
Oak Bluffs:

$512,920
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $673,097; Detached houses: $649,040; Townhouses or other attached units: $963,497; In 2-unit structures: $1,223,835; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $2,676,379; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $401,457
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Oak Bluffs races chart
  • White alone - 3,737 (82.5%)
  • Black alone - 209 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 210 (4.6%)
  • Other race alone - 167 (3.7%)
  • Hispanic - 110 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 52 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Bluffs: 353.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (26.4%), Irish (17.5%), Portuguese (12.2%), French (10.4%), German (6.7%), Italian (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1880

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 7.37 square miles.

Population density: 615 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oak Bluffs:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Bluffs town:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

225 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This town:  6.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Bluffs to the number of sex offenders is 3,954 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:

Oak Bluffs town:  0.7% ($1,801)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (23.4 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (65.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (182.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Vineyard Haven, MA (1.4 miles ), Tisbury, MA (1.5 miles ), Edgartown, MA (2.3 miles ), West Tisbury, MA (2.4 miles ), Falmouth, MA (2.6 miles ), Woods Hole, MA (2.7 miles ), Teaticket, MA (2.7 miles ), East Falmouth, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 70.57 W

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Crime rates in Oak Bluffs by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.025.30.00.0
Rapes 2110300
per 100,000 52.426.226.50.076.00.00.0
Robberies 2000202
per 100,000 52.40.00.00.050.70.043.2
Assaults 231276111312
per 100,000 602.6315.0185.8160.8278.6285.4259.1
Burglaries 31342412283022
per 100,000 812.2892.4636.9321.6709.2658.6475.1
Thefts 53508497112130117
per 100,000 1388.51312.32229.32599.82836.92854.02526.5
Auto thefts 70315168
per 100,000 183.40.079.626.8126.6351.3172.7
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.2) 315.8205.9205.4166.4368.0254.0220.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Private households (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Average climate in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

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Earthquake activity:

Oak Bluffs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.6 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 38.5 miles away from Oak Bluffs center
On 3/12/2002 at 07:13:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from the city 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 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Oak Bluffs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dukes County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Bluffs topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph C. Carter - General.


Hospitals/medical centers in Oak Bluffs:

  • MARTHA'S VINEYARD HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, DIALYSIS UNIT - 1 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • MARTHA'S VINEYARD HOSPITAL INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE HOSPITAL ROAD PO BOX 1477)
  • WINDEMERE NURSING AND REHAB CTR ON MARTHAS VINEYARD (Nursing Home, ONE HOSPITAL ROAD, PO BOX 1747)

Political contributions by individuals in Oak Bluffs, MA

Airports located in Oak Bluffs:


Local government website: www.ci.oak-bluffs.ma.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Bluffs:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 26 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bristol Community College (about 35 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Salve Regina University (about 38 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Roger Williams University (about 39 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 43 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 49 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 49 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Public high school in Oak Bluffs:

Public elementary/middle school in Oak Bluffs:

See full list of schools located in Oak Bluffs, School District:

Library in Oak Bluffs:

  • OAK BLUFFS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $434,283; Location: 56R SCHOOL STREET; 26,132 books; 19 e-books; 2,156 audio materials; 4,518 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oak Bluffs: East Chop Light (A), East Chop Beach Club (B), Martha's Vineyard Country Club (C), Cottage City (D), Gingerbread Cottages and Tabernacle (E), Hy-Line Dock (F), Island Queen Dock (G), Marthas Vineyard Campground (H), Massachusetts State Lobster Hatchery (I), Oak Bluffs Fire Department (J), Cottage Museum (K), Hansel and Gretel Doll Museum (L), Oak Bluffs Public Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oak Bluffs include: Trinity Park Methodist Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Sacred Heart Church (C), Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lily Pond (A), Duarte Pond (B), Harthaven (C), Sunset Lake (D), Sengekontacket Pond (E), Oak Bluffs Harbor (F), Hamlin Pond (G), Fresh Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oak Bluffs include: Trinity Park (1), Veira Park (2), Waban Park (3), Joseph Sylvia State Beach Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Eastville Beach (A), Bend-in-the-Road Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Martha's Vineyard Resort (Ip) (111 Ny Avenue), Pequot Hotel (19 Pequot Avenue), Dockside Inn (Circuit Avenue Extension), Island Country Club Inn (Beach Road), Shearer Cottages (Rose Av), Beach House Bed & Breakfast (83 Seaview Ave).

 
Dukes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

11.9

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

OAK BLUFFS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 23751, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2000 and JUN-19-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2001)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 51 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
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: 0.7% of all households

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

8.4%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.4%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oak Bluffs, MA

People in group quarters in Oak Bluffs in 2010:

  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Oak Bluffs in 2000:

  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other group homes

Oak Bluffs compared to Massachusetts state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Oak Bluffs (2011 data):

  • Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank: Oak Bluffs Branch at 4 Uncas Avenue, branch established on 2000/07/10; Oak Bluffs Branch at 14 Oak Bluffs Avenue, branch established on 2003/07/15. Info updated 2007/11/16: Bank assets: $526.2 mil, Deposits: $431.2 mil, headquarters in Edgartown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Oak Bluffs Branch at 3 Oak Bluffs Avenue, branch established on 1949/05/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The Edgartown National Bank: Oak Bluffs Branch at 24b Circuit Avenue, branch established on 1987/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.0 mil, Deposits: $104.3 mil, headquarters in Edgartown, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Island Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oak Bluffs town (based on Dukes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.96%
Here86.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAJewish
Adherents77.2%4.7%4.1%3.6%2.3%
Congregations12.5%12.5%20.8%12.5%4.2%
Name Additional (Not in any CCC Body) Congregational Christian ChurchesUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.3%1.7%1.4%0.6%2.1%
Congregations4.2%4.2%8.3%4.2%16.7%
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: 13
Dukes County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Dukes County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

35.59 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dukes County:

8.1%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dukes County:

19.1%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($812 average AGI)
Dukes County:

0.29%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.54% ($63,243 average AGI)
from Barnstable County, MA  0.35% ($29,708)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($21,750)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Barnstable County, MA  0.39% ($51,222 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.35% ($37,792)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.33% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Bluffs:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Bluffs:

  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZE (96.3 FM; NANTUCKET, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Bluffs:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

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

Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 20,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 852
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 32,217


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Billy D Carroll, North Of Building On Site (Lat: 41.420083 Lon: -70.591667), Type: 37.4, Structure height: 25007 m, Overall height: 36.5 m
    Registrant: 9413730033, Jr@gcgi.Com, 100 N. WASHINGTON BLVD Ste 2-01
  • Alpine Avenue (Lat: 41.439722 Lon: -70.580000), Type: 42.7, Overall height: 25 m
    Registrant: 5086931486, , WIN YAH ROAD

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oak Bluffs, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2 E Chop Dr (Lat: 41.450944 Lon: -70.598639), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KEB541, Licensee ID: L00005613
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.475 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/1999, Expiration Date: 04/26/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Sharks Landing Bait Tackle & Charter Co, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557-2459

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Bluffs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12100 , Serial Number: 17261810, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying Plumbers Inc, Po Box 607, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1287E , Serial Number: 172S10335, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Sharon M Kelly, Po Box 759, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
  • Aircraft: CLEMENT VOLKSPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1472 , Serial Number: V1114, Year manufactured: 1972
    Registrant (Individual): Albert R Clements, Monroe Ave Po Box 557, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
  • Aircraft: WACO UPF-7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32126 , Serial Number: 5758, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Dmb Aircraft Inc, Po Box 2127, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
  • Aircraft: WACO UPF-7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32183 , Serial Number: 5815, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Dmb Aircraft Inc, Po Box 2127, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
  • Aircraft: ROGERS JAMES R LANCAIR 360 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 360JR , Serial Number: 501-320-241, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/2005
    Registrant (Individual): James R Rogers, Po Box 774, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7417J , Serial Number: 28R-30759, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Gary F Bendavid, Po Box 2191, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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