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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 2012: $94,055 (it was $72,039 in 2000)
Paxton:

$94,055
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,373

Paxton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $296,630 (it was $171,600 in 2000)
Paxton:

$296,630
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $376,551; Detached houses: $379,207; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,783; In 2-unit structures: $186,783; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $442,380
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Paxton races chart
  • White alone - 4,445 (92.5%)
  • Hispanic - 151 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 92 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paxton: 245.6 (very 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).

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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:  15.0%

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+: New York, NY (151.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 71.92 W

Paxton household income distribution Paxton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Paxton by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 20110000011
per 100,000 45.40.022.122.10.00.00.00.00.020.720.6
Robberies 00002010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.043.60.022.00.020.70.00.0
Assaults 19N/A5417321452
per 100,000 431.1N/A110.688.3370.865.344.021.883.0103.441.1
Burglaries 4174104106121216
per 100,000 90.822.3154.988.3218.187.1220.0131.0249.0248.2328.9
Thefts 1911141610151715101319
per 100,000 431.1244.9309.7353.4218.1326.7374.0327.5207.5268.9390.6
Auto thefts 10011201011
per 100,000 22.70.00.022.121.843.60.021.80.020.720.6
Arson 00000100110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.021.80.00.020.720.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 152.3N/A64.959.1116.336.847.129.250.069.066.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Paxton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 24% greater 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 slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 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 72.4 miles away from Paxton 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 55.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: David Goodman (Medal of Honor) - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Paxton: David Goodman.


Hospitals/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, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • JEWISH HOME HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Paxton, 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: 1,031; 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:

  • Worcester State College (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,643)
  • Assumption College (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Clark University (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Fitchburg State College (about 21 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 3,820)

Public elementary/middle school in Paxton:

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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
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.08
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.8
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334

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

PAXTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3510, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and OCT-24-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2000)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paxton, MA

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

Paxton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 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%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

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.)

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

Paxton, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Paxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (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:

24 (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:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 45434 , Serial Number: 15076917, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Urban Aviation Services Inc, 640 Pleasant St, Paxton, MA 01612
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61DA , Serial Number: 1363-97, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Urban Aviation Services Inc, 640 Pleasant St, Paxton, MA 01612
  • Aircraft: PRAY LARRY MCR 01 SPORTSTER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 679RJ , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Larry Pray, 17 Cutler Rd, Paxton, MA 01612, Other Owners: Judy Pray
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 736DH , Serial Number: R1722441, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Conrad P Wondolowski, 11 Indian Hill Rd, Paxton, MA 01612
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738LV , Serial Number: 17270070, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Urban Aviation Services Inc, 640 Pleasant St, Paxton, MA 01612
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88122 , Serial Number: 15739, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Edward F Urbanowski, 640 Pleasant St, Paxton, MA 01612


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Paxton, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

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