Provincetown, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,642. Population change since 2000: -17.2%
Males: 1,449  (54.9%)
Females: 1,193  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02657.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,956 (it was $32,731 in 2000)
Provincetown:

$42,956
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $45,840 (it was $26,878 in 2000)

Provincetown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $455,000 (it was $331,400 in 2000)
Provincetown:

$455,000
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $448,140; Detached houses: $462,886; Townhouses or other attached units: $433,585; In 2-unit structures: $297,670; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,158; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,796; Mobile homes: $57,714

Median gross rent in 2013: $914.

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  • Races in Provincetown, MA (2010)

    Provincetown races chart
    • 2,33488.3%White alone
    • 1224.6%Hispanic
    • 1074.0%Black alone
    • 431.6%Two or more races
    • 160.6%Asian alone
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 90.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Provincetown: 130.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.9%), English (11.9%), United States (9.8%), German (9.1%), Portuguese (9.0%), Italian (8.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1727

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile   (low).

Provincetown,MA real estate house value index trend

Provincetown, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Provincetown:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.2%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Provincetown CDP:

  • Never married: 55.0%
  • Now married: 21.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

223 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.9% North America, 1.6% Latin America).

This place:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Provincetown, Massachusetts as of September 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Provincetown to the number of sex offenders is 3,417 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,507 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,975 (0.9%)

Provincetown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (40.4 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (208.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Truro, MA (2.6 miles ), Wellfleet, MA (3.5 miles ), North Eastham, MA (4.1 miles ), Eastham, MA (4.2 miles ), Brewster, MA (4.5 miles ), Orleans, MA (4.5 miles ), East Dennis, MA (4.7 miles ), Dennis, MA (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $292,100
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $310,000
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $242,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 70.19 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Provincetown household income distribution Provincetown home values distribution

Crime rates in Provincetown by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000001000
per 100,000 28.70.00.00.00.00.033.80.00.00.0
Rapes 1110201012
per 100,000 28.729.129.00.059.10.033.80.033.567.1
Robberies 0010000000
per 100,000 0.00.029.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults N/A20N/A10152121271622
per 100,000 N/A581.4N/A293.2443.4621.7709.5910.3536.4738.3
Burglaries 16131311101914131719
per 100,000 458.8377.9377.1322.5295.6562.5473.0438.3569.9637.6
Thefts 51143175164177196831048570
per 100,000 1,462.64,157.05,076.94,808.05,232.05,802.22,804.13,506.42,849.52,349.0
Auto thefts 2946201033
per 100,000 57.4261.6116.0175.959.10.033.80.0100.6100.7
Arson 0000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.5) N/A241.5264.4196.7253.5270.7262.9241.4202.4238.0

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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 Provincetown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.70
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Provincetown tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Provincetown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 123.2 miles away from the city center
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 247.9 miles away from Provincetown 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 244.9 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 203.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Provincetown center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 189.0 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 Barnstable County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Provincetown topographic map

Birthplace of: Nehemiah Dyer - Navy admiral, Ralph S. Bauer - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Provincetown:

  • SEASHORE POINT AND WELLNESS REHABILITATION (100 ALDEN STREET)

airports located in Provincetown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Provincetown:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 27 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 41 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 42 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Quincy College (about 45 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Stonehill College (about 46 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 48 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Salem State University (about 48 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)

Public elementary/middle school in Provincetown:

See full list of schools located in Provincetown

Library in Provincetown:

  • PROVINCETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $352,198; Location: 356 COMMERCIAL ST.; 28,613 books; 19 e-books; 2,846 audio materials; 3,048 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 184 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Provincetown: Pilgrim Bas Relief (A), Lower Cape Ambulance (B), Provincetown Fire Department Station 5 (C), Provincetown Fire Department Station 4 (D), Provincetown Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Center for Coastal Studies (F), The Provincetown Theater (G), Provincetown Public Library (H), Provincetown Police Station (I), Provincetown Town Hall (J), Provincetown Chamber of Commerce (K), Chrysler Art Museum (L), Hawthorne Memorial Gallery (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Provincetown include: Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown (A), Saint Peter the Apostle Church (B), The Church of Saint Mary of the Harbor (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Town Cemetery (1), Saint Peters Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Shank Painter Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Provincetown Art Association & Museum (Art Museums; 460 Commercial St), United States Government - Interior Dept- National Park Service- Cape Cod National Seas (Recreation Areas; Ranger Winter Ofc), United States Government - Oversands Vehicle Information- National Park Service- Interior (Recreation Areas; Race Point Road), Arnold's Where You Rent The Bikes (329 Commercial), Brass Key Guest House (67 Bradford), Art's Dune Tours (Tours & Charters; 4 Standish).

Hotels: Central House Bar & Grille (247 Commercial Street), Breakwater Motel & Apartments (Shore Drive), Bradford House & Motel (41 Bradford Street), Chicago House (6 Winslow Street), Carriage House (7 Central Street), Hargood House at Bayshore (493 Commercial Street), Center St Inn (17 Center Street), CAPT Jack's Wharf Condominiums (73 Commercial Street # A), Holiday Inn (698 Commercial St).

Court: Provincetown Town - Town Hall Ofcs- Provincetown Housing Authority (44 Harry Kemp Way).

Barnstable 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 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  23.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  17.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 5.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 8.6% of all households
35 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Provincetown in 2000:

  • 220 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 49 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 5 people in other group homes

Provincetown, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Provincetown (2011 data):

  • Seamen's Bank: A & P Plaza Branch at 56 Shank Painter Road, branch established on 1992/05/31; at 221 Commercial Street, branch established on 1851/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $300.3 mil, Deposits: $264.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Provincetown-Shank Painter Branch at 103 Shank Painter Road, branch established on 1971/06/24; Provincetown Night Depository Branch at 307 Commercial Street At Lopes Square, branch established on 2004/04/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Massachusetts average:

12.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Provincetown CDP (based on Barnstable County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
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: 68
Barnstable County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Barnstable County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Here:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

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

13.8%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.3%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Provincetown:

52.6%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Provincetown:

28.4
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Provincetown:

17.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Provincetown:

5.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Provincetown:

6.8
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Provincetown:

31.1%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Provincetown:

61.8%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Provincetown, MA Residents

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($666 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.53% ($47,137 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.39% ($89,653)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.33% ($85,930)


4.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($552 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.57% ($45,574 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.33% ($52,435)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.32% ($63,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Provincetown:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Provincetown:

  • WOMR (92.1 FM; PROVINCETOWN, MA; Owner: LOWER CAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDJ (102.3 FM; TRURO, MA; Owner: TRURO WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)

TV broadcast stations around Provincetown:

  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Provincetown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Provincetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 42.054722 Lon: -70.185000, Call Sign: WPUR340
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2002, Expiration Date: 04/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: Gabriel BrookeRegistrant: Rdc Communications, Inc., 19 Dupont Ave., S. Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:
  • 200 Rte 6 (Lat: 42.064722 Lon: -70.194722), Call Sign: WPZV585
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2014, Expiration Date: 03/23/2024, Certifier: William G BurkeRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.055528 Lon: -70.184750, Call Sign: WQBD249, Licensee ID: L00717785
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.100 MHz, 451.850 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2008, Certifier: Ryan J Hartman NealRegistrant: Queen Cab Company, 9a Conwell Street #7, Provincetown, MA 02657, Phone: (508) 237-7640
  • Lat: 42.054722 Lon: -70.185000, Call Sign: WQPH349
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHzGrant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/17/2022, Certifier: Elizabeth BrookeRegistrant: Rdc Communications Inc., 19 Dupont Ave, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, Phone: (508) 394-2405, Fax: (508) 394-1535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Provincetown WT, 2 Mayflower Lane (Lat: 42.053000 Lon: -70.192694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: WQPX471
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Dan GallagherRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 208 Bradford Street (Lat: 42.058694 Lon: -70.178333), Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: KNKS214
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/1996, Expiration Date: 02/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2005, Certifier: William BuxbaumRegistrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 33 Commercial St (Lat: 42.034833 Lon: -70.183639), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WHV983
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2000, Expiration Date: 06/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2005Registrant: Masthead Inc, 31-41 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • 43 Race Point Rd (Lat: 42.060389 Lon: -70.189194), Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHW293
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/1997, Expiration Date: 07/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2002Registrant: Emilio Rogel, 43 Race Point Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (Lat: 42.072056 Lon: -70.221417), Call Sign: WIJ6
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.250 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/25/2025, Certifier: Kris E HutchisonRegistrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:
  • 59 Commercial St (Lat: 42.042056 Lon: -70.191139), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQZ387, Licensee ID: L00005578
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.475 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 11/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2012Registrant: Center For Coastal Studies Inc, 59 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Provincetown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 182RR , Serial Number: 18281675, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Reil, Po Box 994, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • 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: 26696 , Serial Number: AA5A0652, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Provincetown Pilots Group Inc, Po Box 953, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 500 S (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 272BB , Serial Number: 3173, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Gwen Bloomingdale, 13 Pilgrim Heights Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Aircraft: ALLEN NORMAND AEROPRAKT A-26 V SS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733T , Serial Number: 11, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Singer, 38 Creek Rd, Provincetown, MA 02657

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$335,12055$336,1912$261,83057$322,884
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$310,4702$316,4000$03$332,367
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$320,75514$351,6461$123,78010$392,558
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$606,30011$382,8641$170,8508$343,569
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$272,9500$01$232,180
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$281,0400$02$317,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$151,3901$274,0601$255,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$332,4300$01$332,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

PROVINCETOWN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 22,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 52
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Provincetown

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Provincetown, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Ben & Jerry's1Stop & Shop1
FedEx2True Value1
New Balance1Vans2
Nike1

Provincetown compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Provincetown on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #91 (02657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 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 highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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