For population 25 years and over in Plympton:
For population 15 years and over in Plympton town:
54 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.3% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plymouth, MA (10.8 miles , pop. 51,701).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (28.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (177.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Halifax, MA (1.8 miles ), Kingston, MA (1.9 miles ), North Plymouth, MA (2.5 miles ), Hanson, MA (2.5 miles ), South Duxbury, MA (2.6 miles ), Pembroke, MA (2.6 miles ), Duxbury, MA (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 70.80 W
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Plympton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Work and jobs in Plympton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plympton, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plympton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Plympton town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.3 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Plympton-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 79.9 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 68.4 miles away from Plympton 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 29.7 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 77.3 miles away from the city 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 60.9 miles away from Plympton center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 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: Deborah Sampson - Continental Army soldier and female wartime crossdresser!!!, Josh Grispi - Martial artist, Samuel C. Wright - Sergeant during the Civil War and recipient of the Medal of Honor, William Bradford (Rhode Island) - Senator.
Hospitals/medical centers near Plympton:
Operable nuclear power plant near Plympton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plympton:
Public elementary/middle school in Plympton:
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Private elementary/middle school in Plympton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Plympton compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Plympton (based on Plymouth County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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:
Adult obesity rate:
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 Plympton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $617,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 186
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 4,344
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plympton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plympton, MA
Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2013.