Paxton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,806. Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 2,404  (50.0%)
Females: 2,402  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01612.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $94,022 (it was $72,039 in 2000)
Paxton:

$94,022
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $39,555 (it was $29,573 in 2000)

Paxton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $299,397 (it was $171,600 in 2000)
Paxton:

$299,397
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 Paxton, MA (2010)

    Paxton races chart
    • 4,44592.5%White alone
    • 1513.1%Hispanic
    • 921.9%Black alone
    • 621.3%Asian alone
    • 491.0%Two or more races
    • 30.06%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Paxton: 136.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.6%), English (16.4%), Italian (15.3%), French (12.4%), Polish (8.5%), German (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 1158 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles.

Population density: 326 people per square mile   (very low).

Paxton,MA real estate house value index trend

Paxton, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Paxton:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paxton town:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

340 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Paxton, Massachusetts as of July 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Paxton to the number of sex offenders is 4,832 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:

Paxton town:  1.5% ($2,584)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Paxton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (6.5 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (42.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (142.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Rutland, MA (2.1 miles ), Holden, MA (2.1 miles ), Leicester, MA (2.3 miles ), Spencer, MA (2.4 miles ), Worcester, MA (2.5 miles ), Oakham, MA (2.6 miles ), West Boylston, MA (2.8 miles ), Auburn, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $267,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $237,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 71.92 W


Crime rates in Paxton by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011000001122
per 100,000 0.022.122.10.00.00.00.00.020.720.641.041.0
Robberies 000201010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.043.60.022.00.020.70.00.00.00.0
Assaults N/A541732145225
per 100,000 N/A110.688.3370.865.344.021.883.0103.441.141.0102.6
Burglaries 1741041061212161010
per 100,000 22.3154.988.3218.187.1220.0131.0249.0248.2328.9204.8205.1
Thefts 11141610151715101319149
per 100,000 244.9309.7353.4218.1326.7374.0327.5207.5268.9390.6286.7184.6
Auto thefts 001120101110
per 100,000 0.00.022.121.843.60.021.80.020.720.620.50.0
Arson 000010011000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.021.80.00.020.720.70.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) N/A64.959.1116.336.847.129.250.069.066.970.477.3

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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 Paxton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (3%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Paxton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Paxton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Paxton 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 12.2 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paxton-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 167.0 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 175.8 miles away from Paxton 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 84.0 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 236.8 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 18.5 miles away from Paxton 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 142.5 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).
Paxton topographic map

Birthplace of: David Goodman (Medal of Honor) - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Paxton: David Goodman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Paxton:

  • OUR LADY OF MERCY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • MEDICAL CTR OF CENTRAL MASS-HOLDEN (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • JEWISH HOME HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • WACHUSETT EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • JEWISH HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • HOLDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • HOLDEN REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)

Amtrak station near Paxton:

  • 8 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.

College/University in Paxton:

  • Anna Maria College (Full-time enrollment: 1,195; Location: 50 Sunset Lane; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.annamaria.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paxton:

  • Assumption College (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester State University (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Clark University (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 21 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)

Public elementary/middle school in Paxton:

  • PAXTON CENTER (Students: 501, Location: 19 WEST STREET, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Paxton

Library in Paxton:

  • RICHARDS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,821; Location: 44 RICHARDS AVE.; 23,980 books; 1,504 audio materials; 2,256 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Paxton: Paxton Fire Department (A), Richards Memorial Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Paxton: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mooreland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Streeter Pond (A), Harrington Pond (B), Pine Hill Reservoir (C), Kettle Brook Reservoir Number Three (D), Kettle Brook Reservoir Number Four (E), Eames Pond (F), Asnebumskit Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bumbo Brook (A). Display/hide its location 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 79.8. This is about average.

City:

79.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.392. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.392
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.51. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.51
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

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

0.9%
Whole state:

4.4%
510 people in college/university student housing in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Paxton in 2000:

  • 381 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Paxton (2011 data):

  • Barre Savings Bank: Paxton Branch at 713 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1991/06/24. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $144.3 mil, Deposits: $108.5 mil, headquarters in Barre, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Country Bank for Savings: Paxton Branch at 687 Pleasant Street, branch established on 2004/06/10. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,431.1 mil, Deposits: $953.8 mil, headquarters in Ware, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Paxton travel time to work - commute Paxton 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 Paxton 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 Paxton:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNEB (1230 AM; 1 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paxton:

  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Paxton:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Paxton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Paxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Paxton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paxton, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paxton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Paxton)

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

PAXTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,608, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Paxton, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

Paxton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 41 patent applications in 2008-2016.