Pelham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,321. Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 
Males: 641  (48.5%)
Females: 680  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01002.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $80,613 (it was $61,339 in 2000)
Pelham:

$80,613
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $43,006 (it was $29,821 in 2000)

Pelham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $350,051 (it was $177,200 in 2000)
Pelham:

$350,051
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $304,917; Detached houses: $315,683; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,315; In 2-unit structures: $280,538; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,701; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $251,363; Mobile homes: $65,023
  • Races in Pelham, MA (2010)

    Pelham races chart
    • 1,20991.5%White alone
    • 413.1%Hispanic
    • 221.7%Black alone
    • 231.7%Asian alone
    • 221.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pelham: 112.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (23.4%), Irish (18.6%), German (12.6%), Polish (9.1%), French (6.9%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1743

Elevation: 1146 feet

Land area: 25.1 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (very low).

Pelham,MA real estate house value index trend

Pelham, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Pelham:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pelham town:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

71 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Africa, 0.6% North America).

This town:

5.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

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

Pelham town:  1.7% ($3,089)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Pelham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (17.0 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (68.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (130.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Amherst, MA (2.1 miles ), Shutesbury, MA (2.1 miles ), Amherst Center, MA (2.1 miles ), North Amherst, MA (2.2 miles ), South Amherst, MA (2.4 miles ), Leverett, MA (2.7 miles ), Hadley, MA (2.7 miles ), Belchertown, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $420,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $294,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $311,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $373,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $303,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $550,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 72.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413


Crime rates in Pelham by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.075.80.0
Burglaries 7312422
per 100,000 488.5217.975.2150.5302.8151.6150.5
Theft 4625133
per 100,000 279.1435.7150.5376.275.7227.4225.7
Auto thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 253.7) 45.432.711.325.624.234.919.6

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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 Pelham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Pelham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pelham-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Pelham town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pelham-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 145.0 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 158.9 miles away from Pelham 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 87.7 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 8.4 miles away from the city 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 115.7 miles away from Pelham 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 252.5 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 Hampshire County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Birthplace of: Abby Kelley - Abolitionist, H. W. Harkness - Botanist, William Otis - Inventor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Pelham:

  • CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE AT AMHERST (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AMHERST, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF THE FISHER HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; AMHERST, MA)
  • HADLEY AT ELAINE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HADLEY, MA)
  • COZY CORNER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SUNDERLAND, MA)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF COOLEY DICKINSON (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)
  • VNA OF HAMPSHIRE COUNTY, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)
  • SERVICENET HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)

Amtrak station near Pelham:

  • 5 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pelham:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 5 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 26,583)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 12 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Smith College (about 12 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 18 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Western New England University (about 20 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • American International College (about 21 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield College (about 21 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)

Public elementary/middle school in Pelham:

See full list of schools located in Pelham

Library in Pelham:

  • PELHAM LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,396; Location: 2 SOUTH VALLEY ROAD; 28,514 books; 986 audio materials; 3,247 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Pelham Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Ash Pond (A), Hawley Reservoir (B), Hill Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gulf Brook (A), Atherton Brook (B), Briggs Brook (C), Buffam Brook (D), Dunlop Brook (E), Gates Brook (F), Harris Brook (G), Purgee Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pelham: Pelham Town Hall Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.0. This is about average.

City:

83.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.736. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.736
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

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

2.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Pelham travel time to work - commute Pelham mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pelham town (based on Hampshire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,64322
Mainline Protestant8,45445
Other4,72227
Evangelical Protestant3,12822
Black Protestant291
None91,104-
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: 32
Hampshire County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Hampshire County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Hampshire County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Here:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampshire County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

12.3%
State:

16.5%

6.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  2.03% ($38,874 average AGI)
from Franklin County, MA  0.75% ($37,079)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($39,326)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  2.00% ($38,844 average AGI)
to Franklin County, MA  0.85% ($33,774)
to Worcester County, MA  0.43% ($34,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pelham:

  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pelham:

  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WMUA (91.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pelham:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • Pelham, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents140
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons33
  • Fatalities107
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents13
See more detailed statistics of Pelham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $1,431,000Total costs
  • 3,400Total average daily traffic
  • 204Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,370Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 353 Amberst Rd Hwy Garage (Lat: 42.390639 Lon: -72.409528), Call Sign: KXO860, Licensee ID: L00650455
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.000 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/1999, Expiration Date: 07/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004Registrant: Pelham, Town Of, Amherst Rd, Pelham, MA 01002, Phone: (413) 253-7129
  • Dnr Fire Tower 1238 Ft Level Of Mount Lincoln Off Old Enfield Rd (Lat: 42.363694 Lon: -72.423139), Call Sign: KZC475, Licensee ID: L00003407
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2600 MHz, 47.2800 MHz, 47.3600 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2015, Expiration Date: 06/12/2025Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 10 Park Plaza Room 7210, Boston, MA 02116, Phone: (617) 973-8100
  • Walkers Residence Amherst Rd (Lat: 42.391750 Lon: -72.400917), Call Sign: KCB368, Licensee ID: L00003516
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5800 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2015, Expiration Date: 10/05/2025Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 470 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (617) 727-6371
  • Sunnit Of Mount Lincoln (Lat: 42.363694 Lon: -72.423417), Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WPNZ345
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2014, Expiration Date: 08/10/2024, Certifier: John MotroniRegistrant: Massachusetts, Comm Of, 180 Beaman St., West Boylston, MA 01583, Phone: (508) 792-7806, Fax: (508) 792-7805, Email:
  • Tower Rd At Mt Lincoln (Lat: 42.364806 Lon: -72.424528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPLG650, Licensee ID: L00050824
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2002, Expiration Date: 04/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2007, Certifier: Michael R ComiskeyRegistrant: Sprint Communications Company, LP, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035
  • MT LINCOLN, Tower Road (Lat: 42.363972 Lon: -72.423139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQEG503
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.837 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Linda DunlavyRegistrant: Franklin Regional Council Of Governments, 12 Olive St, Ste 2, Greenfield, MA 01301-3318, Phone: (413) 774-3167, Fax: (413) 774-3169, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA1GLR, Licensee ID: L00492572, Grant Date: 06/05/2007, Expiration Date: 06/05/2017, Registrant: Lindsay E Stromgren, 106 Amherst Rd, Pelham, MA 01002-9706
  • Call Sign: KZ1T, Licensee ID: L01129761, Grant Date: 11/30/2006, Expiration Date: 02/20/2017, Certifier: Keith R Carver, Registrant: Keith R Carver, 49 S Valley Rd, Pelham, MA 01002
  • Call Sign: N1XSY, Licensee ID: L01173578, Grant Date: 07/18/2006, Expiration Date: 08/06/2016, Certifier: Seth Seeger, Registrant: Seth Seeger, 44 Boyden Rd, Pelham, MA 01002
  • Call Sign: KB1EWQ, Licensee ID: L00216022, Grant Date: 03/08/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2012, Certifier: Katharine E Jensen, Registrant: Katharine E Jensen, 9 Harkness Rd, Pelham, MA 01002-9704
  • Call Sign: KB1UPB, Licensee ID: L01584101, Grant Date: 07/23/2010, Expiration Date: 07/23/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2010, Certifier: Douglas L Anderton, Registrant: Douglas L Anderton, 10 Boyden Rd, Pelham, MA 01002

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23114 , Serial Number: 15068734, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Audra L Page, 39 Boyden Rd, Pelham, MA 01002
  • Aircraft: KROPAT KIM RICHARD AIR COMMAND (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2516R , Serial Number: 620
    Registrant (Individual): Kim R Kropat, 59 Buffam Rd, Pelham, MA 01002
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2806U , Serial Number: 17250406, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Weeber, 108 N Valley Rd, Pelham, MA 01002
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56607 , Serial Number: 28-7405022, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1973
    Registrant (Partnership): Robert Eisenstein, 237 N Valley Rd, Pelham, MA 01002, Other Owners: Hishaun Abouelleil, Evan Benjamin, Jack Beaudry, Christopher S Leblanc
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8731Q , Serial Number: U20603484, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Erich S Hinlein, 130 Amherst Rd, Pelham, MA 01002

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Pelham 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.

Pelham on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #2 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 lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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