For population 25 years and over in Pembroke:
For population 15 years and over in Pembroke town:
340 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (11.2 miles , pop. 94,304).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (23.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (187.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Hanson, MA (1.5 miles ), North Pembroke, MA (1.6 miles ), Halifax, MA (2.3 miles ), Hanover, MA (2.3 miles ), Marshfield, MA (2.3 miles ), Norwell, MA (2.5 miles ), South Duxbury, MA (2.5 miles ), Marshfield Hills, MA (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 70.80 W
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Pembroke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Work and jobs in Pembroke: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pembroke, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pembroke-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the Pembroke 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 20.4 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pembroke-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from Pembroke 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 34.4 miles away from the city 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 75.2 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 95.5 miles away from Pembroke center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Buddy Teevens - Football player and coach, Ben Edlund - Artist, Eric Flaim - Speed skater, Joseph Leavitt - Farmer, Thomas Humphrey Cushing - Adjutant General of the Army and Inspector General of the Army, Duane Joyce - Ice hockey player, Josiah Smith - Politician, Peter Metcalf (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Tom Hanlon - College football player (Brown Bears), Pat Seltsam - Speed skater.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.333. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pembroke and their reported violations in the past:PEMBROKE WATER DIVISION DPW (Population served: 18556, Purch_surface_water):
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People in group quarters in Pembroke in 2000:
Pembroke compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Pembroke (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Pembroke town (based on Plymouth County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 85
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Pembroke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $5,032,000
Total average daily traffic: 118,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,620
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 186,358
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pembroke)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pembroke, MA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pembroke)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pembroke)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 126 patent applications in 2008-2014.