Rockland, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 17,489. Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 8,358  (47.8%)
Females: 9,131  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02370.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,795 (it was $50,613 in 2000)
Rockland:

$66,795
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,682 (it was $23,068 in 2000)

Rockland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $292,436 (it was $158,600 in 2000)
Rockland:

$292,436
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $329,250; Detached houses: $343,893; Townhouses or other attached units: $311,323; In 2-unit structures: $367,999; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $397,158; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,116; Mobile homes: $235,144
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Rockland races chart
  • White alone - 15,879 (90.8%)
  • Black alone - 431 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 348 (2.0%)
  • Other race alone - 308 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 304 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 192 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockland: 282.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (36.9%), Italian (16.0%), English (15.1%), French (6.4%), United States (5.9%), German (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,745 people per square mile   (low).

Rockland,MA real estate house value index trend

Rockland, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Rockland:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockland town:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

426 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:  2.4%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Rockland, Massachusetts as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockland to the number of sex offenders is 2,261 to 1.


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

Rockland town:  1.5% ($2,432)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Rockland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth, MA (5.6 miles , pop. 53,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (16.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (177.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Abington, MA (1.4 miles ), Hanover, MA (1.6 miles ), Whitman, MA (1.9 miles ), Norwell, MA (2.2 miles ), Holbrook, MA (2.3 miles ), Hanson, MA (2.3 miles ), Weymouth, MA (2.4 miles ), Weymouth Town, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1998: 79 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2005: 99 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $272,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 70.91 W

Area codes: 781, 339

Rockland household income distribution Rockland home values distribution

Crime rates in Rockland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.6
Rapes 38642413371
per 100,000 16.345.133.522.211.222.55.616.716.939.05.6
Robberies 451111171081131313
per 100,000 21.728.261.561.094.956.144.661.416.972.572.5
Assaults 8795446212121112134137
per 100,000 471.8535.1246.0343.667.067.461.367.073.1228.5206.3
Burglaries 82386581464061794481101
per 100,000 444.7214.0363.4449.0256.7224.6339.9441.0247.3451.5563.2
Thefts 236117180280246192222201241273322
per 100,000 1279.8659.01006.21551.91372.71077.91237.01122.01354.81521.71795.7
Auto thefts 5152736636365816172119
per 100,000 276.6292.9408.1365.8200.9202.1323.289.395.6117.1106.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.9) 216.9214.8191.5226.0138.8122.5128.4127.3111.6199.1197.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rockland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Rockland, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Rockland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the Rockland 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 15.8 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockland-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 214.4 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 101.0 miles away from Rockland 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 215.7 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 211.4 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 71.5 miles away from Rockland center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 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 Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockland topographic map

Birthplace of: John H. Flavell - Psychologist, Jonathan Togo - Actor, John R. Buckley - Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, PJ Ladd - Skateboarder.

Main business address for: INDEPENDENT BANK CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), BIOSPHERE MEDICAL INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockland:

  • AFFILIATED COMMUNITY VNA INC (200 LEDGEWOOD PLACE)
  • COYNE HEALTHCARE CENTER (56 WEBSTER STREET)
  • DEL-MANOR N H (54 WEBSTER ST)
  • LINDEN NURSING AND RET HOME (167 W WATER ST)
  • ROCKLAND NURSING HOME (384 UNION ST)
  • SOUTH SHORE NURSING FACILITY (115 NORTH AVENUE)
  • SOUTHSHORE HEALTH CARE CENTER (115 NORTH AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Rockland:

  • 14 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.
  • 18 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Rockland:

  • 18 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockland:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 6 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,442)
  • Quincy College (about 10 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Stonehill College (about 10 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 11 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Curry College (about 13 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 15 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 18 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)

Public high school in Rockland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Rockland:

  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 6 DELPRETE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CALVARY CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 103; Location: 175 MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 10)
See full list of schools located in Rockland, map of school districts: ROCKLAND

Library in Rockland:

  • ROCKLAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $422,886; Location: 20 BELMONT ST.; 47,260 books; 2,442 audio materials; 2,294 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rockland: Rockland Plaza (A), Rockland Golf Course (B), Rockland Fire Department (C), Rockland Memorial Library (D), Rockland Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Rockland include: INDEPENDENT BANK CORP (A), BIOSPHERE MEDICAL INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockland include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Hatherly United Methodist Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Baptist Church of Rockland (E), Channing Unitarian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1), Beal Cemetery (2), Maplewood Cemetery (3), Holy Family Cemetery (4), Saint Patricks Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Studleys Pond (A), Beech Hill Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rockland: Lower Union Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Country Rentals (Arcades & Amusements; 20 Spring Street).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Rockland Massachusetts (909 Hingham St), Comfort Inn Rockland (850 Hingham Street), Radisson-Rockland (929 Hingham Street), Radisson Hotel-Rockland-Grand Ballroom (929 Hingham Street).

Plymouth 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 2012 was 85.8. This is about average.

City:

85.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

ABINGTON/ROCKLAND JOINT WTR. WORKS (Population served: 33,455, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
TEDESCHI FOOD SHOP (Serves NH, Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
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: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

3.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Rockland in 2010:

  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Rockland in 2000:

  • 170 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Rockland compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Rockland (2011 data):

  • South Coastal Bank: at 279 Union Street, branch established on 1868/03/30. Info updated 2010/07/20: Bank assets: $268.5 mil, Deposits: $207.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mountainone Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Rockland Trust Company: at 288 Union Street, branch established on 1907/09/10. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockland, Massachusetts:

  • Best Western Rockland Inn, 909 Hingham St, Rockland, MA 02370 , Phone: (781) 871-5660, Fax: (781) 871-7255
  • Radisson Hotel Rockland, 929 Hingham St, Rockland, MA 02370 , Phone: (781) 871-0545, Fax: (781) 792-2873
  • Comfort Inn, 850 Hingham St, Rockland, MA 02370 , Phone: (781) 982-1000
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockland, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockland town (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here: 57.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
State:

16.5%

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.27% ($58,709 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.73% ($45,893)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.57% ($65,505)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.15% ($47,688 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.79% ($38,878)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($48,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockland:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockland:

  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockland:

  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Rockland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 126,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,600
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 198,992
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rockland, MA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockland)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rockland)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Service Call: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Rockland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockland, MA
Businesses in Rockland, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1GNC1
AutoZone1H&R Block1
Best Western1Holiday Inn1
Burger King2Home Depot1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Circle K1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts4UPS5
FedEx5Walgreens1
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