Orleans, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,621.
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
Males: 714  (44.1%)
Females: 907  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

62.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02653.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,635 (it was $30,238 in 2000)
Orleans:

$62,635
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,918 (it was $23,033 in 2000)

Orleans CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $459,988 (it was $170,100 in 2000)
Orleans:

$459,988
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $525,737; detached houses: $535,939; townhouses or other attached units: $413,486; in 2-unit structures: $543,390; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $403,142; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,884; mobile homes: $77,868

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,247.

March 2019 cost of living index in Orleans: 122.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Orleans, MA (2019)
    • 1,51083.5%White alone
    • 21411.8%Black alone
    • 663.6%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Orleans, Massachusetts as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orleans is 979 to 1.


Crime rates in Orleans by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.9)
3
(47.3)
2
(32.4)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
4
(68.1)
5
(85.4)
1
(17.2)
3
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/A11
(171.6)
6
(95.1)
16
(252.5)
7
(113.3)
13
(219.4)
17
(286.2)
7
(118.8)
8
(136.1)
11
(187.8)
1
(17.2)
4
(68.5)
7
(120.5)
4
(69.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(400.2)
36
(561.4)
45
(713.3)
47
(741.7)
51
(825.6)
93
(1,569)
38
(639.8)
24
(407.3)
17
(289.2)
27
(460.9)
14
(241.0)
21
(359.8)
3
(51.6)
6
(104.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(2,155)
152
(2,371)
147
(2,330)
146
(2,304)
164
(2,655)
142
(2,396)
138
(2,324)
123
(2,088)
96
(1,633)
84
(1,434)
100
(1,721)
48
(822.3)
69
(1,188)
44
(766.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(61.6)
2
(31.2)
4
(63.4)
1
(15.8)
7
(113.3)
1
(16.9)
2
(33.7)
1
(17.0)
4
(68.1)
1
(17.1)
2
(34.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index140.7192.8179.9238.4226.5264.4197.7155.8172.7201.9105.7118.080.465.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Orleans, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ancestries: English (31.5%), Jamaican (18.1%), Swedish (8.1%), Irish (7.9%), German (5.1%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1797

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 706 people per square mile   (low).

Orleans, Massachusetts map

265 residents are foreign born (12.8% Latin America).

This place:

14.8%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,787 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,496 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (49.3 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (67.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (211.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Eastham, MA (1.9 miles ),
North Eastham, MA (2.1 miles ),
Brewster, MA (2.1 miles ),
East Harwich, MA (2.4 miles ),
West Chatham, MA (2.7 miles ),
Harwich, MA (2.8 miles ),
Chatham, MA (2.8 miles ),
Harwich Center, MA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 70.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,039 (+113.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 231 (29.2%)

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Orleans, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Orleans, MA in 2019
Orleans satellite photo by USGS

Orleans tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $309,600
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $324,000
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $292,300
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $349,200
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $413,400
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $463,900
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $493,000
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $419,500
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $424,700
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $442,300
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $691,500
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $867,500
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $531,500
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $587,200
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $718,100
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $611,200
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $735,100
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $628,000
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $666,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Orleans, MA residents
Average permit cost in Orleans, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Most common industries in Orleans, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Orleans, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (12.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Lawyers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)

Average climate in Orleans, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Orleans, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Orleans-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 143.7 miles away from Orleans center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 266.2 miles away from Orleans 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 186.4 miles away from Orleans 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) earthquake occurred 264.7 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 Barnstable County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orleans topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orleans:

  • PLEASANT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • BREWSTER MANOR NURSING RET HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF BREWSTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BREWSTER, MA)
  • BROAD REACH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; NORTH CHATHAM, MA)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NORTH CHATHAM, MA)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF HARWICH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HARWICH, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF VNA OF CEN AND OUTER CAPE COD (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SOUTH DENNIS, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orleans:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 19 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 52 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 54 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 55 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bristol Community College (about 59 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Stonehill College (about 59 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 61 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)

Public elementary/middle schools in Orleans:

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Library in Orleans:

  • SNOW LIBRARY (Operating income: $549,052; Location: 67 MAIN ST.; 60,136 books; 4,163 audio materials; 3,199 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Orleans: Rock Harbor Range Light (A), Orleans Shopping Plaza (B), Cranberry Cove Plaza (C), Hilltop Plaza (D), French Cable Station Museum (E), Orleans Fire Department (F), Nauset Regional Middle School Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and swamps: Cedar Pond (A), Boland Pond (B), Little Namskaket River Marshes (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Orleans: Eldredge Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: French Cable Station Museum in Orleans (41 South Orleans Road).

Hotels: Cove Motel at Orleans (13 South Orleans Road), Governor Prence Inn (66 Route 6A), Bed & Breakfast Cape Cod (PO Box 1312), Family House B&B (15 Pine Ridge Lane), Inn at Pleasant Bay Inc (South Orleans Road), Old Tavern Motel & Inn (RR 6 Box A), Ridgewood Motel & Cottages (10 Quanset Road), A Little Inn On Pleasant Bay (654 S Orleans Rd), Skaket Beach Motel (RR 6 Box A).

Courts: Barnstable Second District Court (Rock Harbor Road), Orleans District Court - Orleans District Court Tty Only (237 Rock Harbor # 2).

Birthplace of: George C. Higgins - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Orleans that have no violations reported:

  • ORLEANS WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 17,670, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

42.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
32 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
49 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Orleans (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Orleans Branch at 56 Main Street, branch established on 1972/07/10; Orleans Stop & Shop at 10 Route 6a, branch established on 2003/10/03. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank: Operations Center, Orleans Branch at 19 West Road, branch established on 1963/04/22; Orleans Branch at 97 Rt 6a, branch established on 1998/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,106.5 mil, Deposits: $1,831.3 mil, headquarters in Harwich Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Rockland Trust Company: Rt 28 At Main St Branch at 70 Main Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Orleans Branch at Route 28 And Cove Road, branch established on 1982/10/25. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Orleans-Main Street Branch at 40 Main Street, branch established on 1931/02/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Orleans Branch at 51 Main Street, branch established on 1864/01/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Orleans:

Marital status in Orleans, MA
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 26.9%

For population 25 years and over in Orleans:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Orleans
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orleans, MA (based on Barnstable County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
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: 68
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Barnstable County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Barnstable County:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Orleans:

56.6%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Orleans:

53.6%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Orleans:

9.0%
Massachusetts:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Orleans:

36.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

60.0%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orleans, MA Residents

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($104,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($68,616 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.57% ($168,344)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.45% ($160,147)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($670 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.63% ($60,223 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($63,791)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.31% ($69,731)
Businesses in Orleans, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS2Rodeway Inn1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry4Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts1Staples1
FedEx1Starbucks1
GNC1Stop & Shop1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1T.J.Maxx1
MasterBrand Cabinets7The Room Place1
New Balance1Toyota1
Nike1True Value1
Penske1U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS2
Rite Aid1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Orleans:

  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orleans:

  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCDJ (102.3 FM; TRURO, MA; Owner: TRURO WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Orleans:

  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • Orleans, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count7212
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10132
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2663
  • Fatalities7773
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16618
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents792
See more detailed statistics of Orleans fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $10,217,000Total costs
  • 31,893Total average daily traffic
  • 2,883Total average daily truck traffic
  • 65,635Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orleans)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.675111 Lon: -69.949472, Call Sign: BLP00714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 26.1000 MHz, 161.625 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/1989, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000, Registrant: The Community Of Jesus, Inc, 5 Bayview Drive, Orleans, MA 02653

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • PARKS BASE, 18 Bayridge Lane (Lat: 41.777222 Lon: -70.008056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNZL776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.040 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/20/2022, Registrant: Rdc Communications, Inc, 19 Dupont Ave, S. Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:
  • Off Main St Cove Rd (Lat: 41.791778 Lon: -69.993361), Call Sign: WRH358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.925 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/1999, Expiration Date: 08/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Registrant: Ronald F Thistle, 203 Main St Rte 28, West Harwich, MA 02671-0115, Phone: (508) 432-7133
  • Lat: 41.763139 Lon: -69.990000, Call Sign: WPSH414,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.375 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2021, Expiration Date: 04/25/2031, Certifier: Charles E Medchill, Registrant: Badger Meter Inc, 4545 W Brown Deer Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53223-0099, Phone: (800) 876-3837, Fax: (888) 371-5982
  • Lat: 41.781583 Lon: -69.993444, Call Sign: WQJF506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.612 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 452.412 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2008, Expiration Date: 08/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2018, Certifier: Diane Carreiro, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • 45 Cranberry Highway (Lat: 41.792583 Lon: -69.985444), Call Sign: WQQP602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.620 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Todd P Walker, Registrant: Rdc Communications Inc., 19 Dupont Ave, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:
  • Lat: 41.778250 Lon: -69.999500, Call Sign: WRFR796,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2020, Expiration Date: 04/20/2030, Certifier: Dawn Dinnan, Registrant: Industrial Communications, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orleans)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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: 64053, N64053, N-64053, Serial Number: 17264990, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas A Collins, 2 Preservation Path, Orleans, MA 02653, Other Owners: James L Bauder
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97AA, N97AA, N-97AA, Serial Number: 4636235, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 05/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur K Augustensen, 59 Gibson Rd, Orleans, MA 02653
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71029, N71029, N-71029, Serial Number: 18049, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Corporation): Nauset Airways Inc, Capt Linnell Road, Orleans, MA 02653
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/21/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$261,39437$299,9982$172,90021$308,185
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$1,021,8400$01$189,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$271,9505$317,5922$488,1952$608,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$286,1900$01$404,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$236,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orleans, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orleans, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 63 took place in 2003, and the least - 26 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Orleans, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.1%), and Outside Fires (34.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orleans, MA
    • 36145.1%Structure Fires
    • 27734.6%Outside Fires
    • 9511.9%Other
    • 688.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orleans, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orleans, MA
  • 42.3%Utility gas
  • 30.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 5.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orleans, MA
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Orleans compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Orleans on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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