Pembroke, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 17,837.
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 8,756  (49.1%)
Females: 9,081  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02359.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,654 (it was $65,050 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$101,654
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,205 (it was $27,066 in 2000)

Pembroke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $401,698 (it was $190,100 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$401,698
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $430,018; detached houses: $453,048; townhouses or other attached units: $405,599; in 2-unit structures: $310,433; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,904; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,852; mobile homes: $134,291
March 2019 cost of living index in Pembroke: 144.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Pembroke, MA (2010)
    • 17,13896.1%White alone
    • 1931.1%Hispanic
    • 1670.9%Asian alone
    • 1640.9%Two or more races
    • 1050.6%Black alone
    • 430.2%Other race alone
    • 240.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Pembroke, Massachusetts as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pembroke is 5,946 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Pembroke by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.6)
6
(31.9)
2
(10.5)
2
(10.6)
8
(44.6)
2
(11.1)
3
(16.5)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.5)
2
(10.8)
4
(21.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(11.3)
3
(16.5)
4
(21.1)
3
(16.0)
8
(42.2)
2
(10.6)
4
(22.3)
3
(16.6)
4
(22.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(203.8)
25
(137.3)
26
(137.3)
32
(170.2)
21
(110.7)
27
(143.3)
26
(144.9)
28
(155.2)
23
(126.3)
19
(103.9)
16
(87.6)
10
(54.2)
11
(59.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(203.8)
58
(318.6)
62
(327.5)
57
(303.1)
55
(290.0)
86
(456.4)
56
(312.0)
38
(210.6)
18
(98.9)
27
(147.7)
25
(136.8)
9
(48.8)
8
(43.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
169
(956.6)
140
(769.1)
133
(702.5)
172
(914.6)
123
(648.5)
184
(976.5)
178
(991.9)
114
(631.9)
105
(576.7)
79
(432.0)
67
(366.6)
91
(493.1)
75
(406.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(101.9)
11
(60.4)
17
(89.8)
23
(122.3)
12
(63.3)
11
(58.4)
12
(66.9)
7
(38.8)
7
(38.4)
4
(21.9)
13
(71.1)
5
(27.1)
3
(16.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)113.990.3100.5131.994.5116.0138.288.078.156.251.844.849.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pembroke, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (41.3%), Italian (17.8%), English (14.9%), German (6.8%), French (5.3%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1712

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 21.8 square miles.

Population density: 817 people per square mile   (low).

Pembroke, Massachusetts map

340 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

2.0%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pembroke town:

1.3% ($2,428)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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+: Bronx, NY (180.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 70.80 W

Distribution of median household income in Pembroke, MA in 2017
Pembroke satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2000: 77 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2001: 75 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2004: 180 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $271,000
  • 2017: 27 buildings, average cost: $395,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pembroke, MA residents
Average permit cost in Pembroke, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Pembroke, MA
Historical housing units in Pembroke, MA
Most common industries in Pembroke, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Pembroke, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in Pembroke, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pembroke, Massachusetts average temperatures Pembroke, Massachusetts average precipitation Pembroke, Massachusetts humidity Pembroke, Massachusetts wind speed Pembroke, Massachusetts snowfall Pembroke, Massachusetts sunshine Pembroke, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.97. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.63
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pembroke-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 62% 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 90% 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 221.5 miles away from Pembroke 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 107.1 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 222.6 miles away from Pembroke 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 206.3 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 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
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 Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pembroke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pembroke:

  • PEMBROKE HOSPITAL (199 OAK ST)
  • BAY COLONY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATIOM (19 MATTAKEESETT STREET- P O BOX 610)
  • NORTH RIVER NURSING HOME (35 WASHINGTON ST)

Airports located in Pembroke:

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Operable nuclear power plant near Pembroke:

  • 11 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pembroke:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 10 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 10 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Stonehill College (about 15 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Quincy College (about 17 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 20 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 21 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Northeastern University (about 24 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 27,758)

Public high school in Pembroke:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pembroke:

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Library in Pembroke:

  • PEMBROKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $584,537; Location: 142 CENTER ST.; 73,436 books; 523 e-books; 5,830 audio materials; 3,985 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 187 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pembroke: Pembroke Country Club (A), Pembroke Fire Department Station 2 (B), Pembroke Fire Department Station 3 (C), Pembroke Fire Department Station 1 (D), Pembroke Fire Department Headquarters (E), Arnold Hall (F), Hobomock Arena (G), Pembroke Town Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pembroke Shopping Center (1), North River Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pembroke include: Plymouth Bay Church (A), Marshfield United Methodist Church (B), High Street United Methodist Church (C), First Church in Pembroke (D), Bryantsville United Methodist Church (E), Pilgrim Chapel (F), First Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sachem Lodge Cemetery (1), Pine Grove Cemetery (2), Briggs Cemetery (3), Schoosett Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Factory Pond (A), Furnace Pond (B), Great Sandy Bottom Pond (C), Hobomock Pond (D), Howard Pond (E), Little Sandy Bottom Pond (F), No Bottom Pond (G), Oldham Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tubbs Meadow Brook (A), Third Herring Brook (B), Swamp Brook (C), Robinson Creek (D), Pudding Brook (E), McFarland Brook (F), Indian Head River (G), Huldah Brook (H), Queen Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Pembroke Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 116 Center Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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.

Plymouth 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 Pembroke and their reported violations in the past:

PEMBROKE WATER DIVISION DPW (Population served: 19,265, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-12-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-12-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Notification, State - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-08-2010)
  • Notification, State - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

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

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%
85 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Pembroke in 2000:

  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 57 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Pembroke (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Pembroke Shopping Center Branch at 175 Centre Street, branch established on 1977/11/30. 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.
  • Rockland Trust Company: Pembroke Branch at 147 Center St, branch established on 1968/06/06. 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.
  • South Shore Savings Bank: Pembroke Branch at 75 Washington Street, branch established on 2006/06/19. Info updated 2011/08/26: Bank assets: $950.4 mil, Deposits: $661.6 mil, headquarters in South Weymouth, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: South Shore Bancorp Mhc
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Pembroke Stop & Shop Branch at North River Plaza Rt.139, branch established on 2002/04/03. 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
  • Bridgewater Savings Bank: Pembroke Branch at Mattakeesett And Center Streets, branch established on 1959/05/18. Info updated 2010/02/03: Bank assets: $491.1 mil, Deposits: $376.9 mil, headquarters in Raynham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bridgewater Financial, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Pembroke:

Marital status in Pembroke, MA
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Pembroke:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pembroke, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Plymouth County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)
Businesses in Pembroke, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets7
CVS1Nike3
DressBarn1Payless1
Dunkin Donuts4Staples1
FedEx4Stop & Shop2
H&R Block1UPS6

Strongest AM radio stations in Pembroke:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pembroke:

  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Pembroke:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, 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.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Pembroke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.1mTotal length
  • $7,558,000Total costs
  • 86,311Total average daily traffic
  • 6,041Total average daily truck traffic
  • 186,358Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pembroke)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pembroke, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Pembroke, 171 Mattakeesett St (Lat: 42.063778 Lon: -70.824528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQIF542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2008, Expiration Date: 01/24/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PEMBROKE, Lat: 42.071833 Lon: -70.809306, Call Sign: WQOS785,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 01/19/2022, Certifier: Gene Fulmine, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (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:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 46 took place in 2002, and the least - 5 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pembroke, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pembroke, MA
    • 16655.9%Structure Fires
    • 8930.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 227.4%Outside Fires
    • 206.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pembroke, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pembroke, MA
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 45.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pembroke, MA
  • 38.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.4%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Coal or coke


Pembroke 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 significantly 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.

Pembroke on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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