Plainville, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,264. Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 4,046  (49.0%)
Females: 4,218  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02762.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,973 (it was $57,155 in 2000)
Plainville:

$75,973
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,819 (it was $25,816 in 2000)

Plainville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $302,479 (it was $173,600 in 2000)
Plainville:

$302,479
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $491,981; Detached houses: $518,551; Townhouses or other attached units: $337,504; In 2-unit structures: $389,302; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $468,543; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,016; Mobile homes: $140,253
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  • Races in Plainville, MA (2010)

    Plainville races chart
    • 7,69193.1%White alone
    • 2573.1%Asian alone
    • 1471.8%Hispanic
    • 801.0%Black alone
    • 740.9%Two or more races
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Plainville: 143.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (31.1%), English (20.8%), Italian (15.2%), German (10.6%), French (7.7%), French Canadian (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 747 people per square mile   (low).

Plainville,MA real estate house value index trend

Plainville, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Plainville:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainville town:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

362 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.2% North America, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

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

Plainville town:  1.4% ($2,469)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Plainville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pawtucket, RI (9.8 miles , pop. 72,958).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (24.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (154.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: North Attleborough Center, MA (1.6 miles ), North Attleborough, MA (1.6 miles ), Wrentham, MA (1.9 miles ), Foxborough, MA (2.3 miles ), Mansfield, MA (2.3 miles ), Mansfield Center, MA (2.3 miles ), Attleboro, MA (2.4 miles ), Cumberland, RI (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $224,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.01 N, Longitude: 71.32 W


Crime rates in Plainville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1202130111203
per 100,000 12.925.20.025.312.436.80.011.712.112.023.80.033.4
Robberies 4023511121312
per 100,000 51.40.025.138.062.012.311.911.724.212.035.711.722.2
Assaults 36692888969314
per 100,000 38.675.775.4113.9347.098.095.4105.672.5108.335.711.744.5
Burglaries 18182830465524213428263136
per 100,000 231.4227.2351.9379.6570.0673.9286.1246.4411.1336.8309.7364.2400.4
Thefts 28266569106106877168137125101113
per 100,000 360.0328.2816.9873.01,313.51,298.71,037.2833.1822.11,647.81,488.81,186.61,256.8
Auto thefts 310661147335447
per 100,000 38.6126.275.475.9136.349.083.535.236.360.147.647.077.9
Arson 0102022010000
per 100,000 0.012.60.025.30.024.523.80.012.10.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 69.977.589.5126.9209.5162.194.6115.499.9134.5126.986.0132.0

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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 Plainville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Plainville, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plainville, Massachusetts average temperatures Plainville, Massachusetts average precipitation Plainville, Massachusetts humidity Plainville, Massachusetts wind speed Plainville, Massachusetts snowfall Plainville, Massachusetts sunshine Plainville, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Plainville-area historical tornado activity is near 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 22.3 miles away from the Plainville 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 6.9 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainville-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 203.3 miles away from the city 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 103.9 miles away from Plainville 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 209.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from Plainville 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 176.8 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 Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plainville topographic map

Birthplace of: Lofa Tatupu - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Nov 15, 1982).

Hospitals and medical centers in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE NRSG HME (62 SOUTH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Plainville:

  • MADONNA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA)
  • MAPLES REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)
  • SHELDONVILLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)
  • MAPLES CONV HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)
  • MOUNT ST RITA HEALTH CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CUMBERLAND, RI)
  • DIAMOND HILL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CUMBERLAND, RI)
  • SERENITY HILL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WRENTHAM, MA)

Amtrak stations near Plainville:

  • 14 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainville:

  • Bryant University (about 13 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • Providence College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Stonehill College (about 14 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Brown University (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Rhode Island College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 15 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainville:

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Library in Plainville:

  • PLAINVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,266; Location: 198 SOUTH ST.; 35,843 books; 523 e-books; 3,576 audio materials; 3,650 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Plainville: Burnt Swamp Corner (A), Plainville Fire Department (B), Beatrice H Wood Library Media Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plainville include: Saint Marthas Church (A), Bliss Union Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Plainville Cemetery (1), Shepardville Cemetery (2), South Burial Ground Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cargill Pond (A), Fuller Pond (B), Plainville Pond (C), Turnpike Lake (D), Wetherells Pond (E), Rabbit Hill Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hawthorne Brook (A), Old Mill Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: A Neartown Motel (21 Washington Street).

Norfolk 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 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.223. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.61. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.620. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.620
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0152. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0152
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.8%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

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

1.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
18 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Plainville in 2000:

  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Plainville (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Plainville Branch at 62 Messenger Street, branch established on 1979/05/07. 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.
  • Mansfield Co-operative Bank: Plainville Branch at 3 Taunton Street, branch established on 2005/08/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.2 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Foxboro Federal Savings: South Street Branch at 129 South Street, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $140.5 mil, Deposits: $118.4 mil, headquarters in Foxboro, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Plainville Stop & Shop Branch at 109 Taunton Street, branch established on 2006/06/14. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Plainville town (based on Norfolk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

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

12.9%
State:

16.5%

7.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.88% ($66,447 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.14% ($78,357)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.84% ($47,688)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($53,813 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.23% ($79,480)
to Plymouth County, MA  0.92% ($58,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainville:

  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainville:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING 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)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Plainville:

  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
Plainville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Plainville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $10,376,000Total costs
  • 82,900Total average daily traffic
  • 8,340Total average daily truck traffic
  • 256,479Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 157 South St (Lat: 42.014000 Lon: -71.332833), Call Sign: KNFL943
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5000 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, 46.1800 MHz, 46.4400 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • Town Garage W Bacon St (Lat: 42.004556 Lon: -71.339500), Call Sign: KBM941
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.070 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/17/2025Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • Lat: 42.034167 Lon: -71.304417, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWB805
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.250 MHz, 469.200 MHz, 469.750 MHz, 468.300 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/2002, Expiration Date: 10/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2012, Certifier: Russell PaigeRegistrant: Lao 20217905, 102 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • 103 Taunton Street (Lat: 42.032389 Lon: -71.312306), Call Sign: WQCD264
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.462 MHz, 467.187 MHz, 467.512 MHz, 467.487 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/2005, Expiration Date: 02/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Joan AnderbergRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55021, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Email:
  • Lat: 41.995333 Lon: -71.344667, Call Sign: WQQX277
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2013, Expiration Date: 03/19/2023, Certifier: Elmo FinnochioRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 42.007194 Lon: -71.337306, Call Sign: WQUE294
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.212 MHz, 465.212 MHz, 460.212 MHz, 465.212 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2014, Expiration Date: 06/13/2024, Certifier: Justin AlexanderRegistrant: Cyber Communications Solutions Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BOS1006, 3 Belcher St (Lat: 42.038889 Lon: -71.299444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQBP420, Licensee ID: L00608820
    Assigned Frequencies: 19640.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2004, Expiration Date: 11/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2006, Certifier: Eric M BottoRegistrant: Fibertower Corporation, 185 Berry Street, Suite 4800, San Francisco, CA 94107, Phone: (415) 659-3500, Fax: (415) 659-0007, Email:
  • PLAINVILLE, Lat: 42.004167 Lon: -71.332778, Call Sign: WQFA760
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.468 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Certifier: James R MarshallRegistrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:
  • BOS1815, 75 Washington Street (Lat: 42.009167 Lon: -71.320833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 55 m, Call Sign: WQHQ961, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 23170.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 740 'High Street (Lat: 41.966750 Lon: -71.372556), Call Sign: KCB893, Licensee ID: L00006018
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.210 MHz, 152.210 MHz, 454.250 MHzExpiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999Registrant: Boynton Communications Inc, 77 Reservoir Street,, North Attleboro, MA 02761

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1257R , Serial Number: 4325, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Justin R Alexander, 17 Barna Woods Way, Plainville, MA 02762
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 114 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 128 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4755W , Serial Number: 14085, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dana R Clow, 40 Walnut St, Plainville, MA 02762, Other Owners: Anita G Mohan
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9647U , Serial Number: AA5A-0013, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Randall D Wilhite, 3 Lakeside Dr, Plainville, MA 02762

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

PLAINVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8,532, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 103
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Plainville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainville, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Plainville, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts3Stop & Shop1
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Lowe's1Target1
McDonald's1UPS1
Panera Bread1

Plainville 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.
  • 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.

Plainville on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 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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