Royalston, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,258.
Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 626  (49.8%)
Females: 632  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01368.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,358 (it was $44,444 in 2000)
Royalston:

$65,358
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,802 (it was $18,297 in 2000)

Royalston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $223,737 (it was $113,500 in 2000)
Royalston:

$223,737
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Royalston: 127.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Royalston, MA (2010)
    • 1,20395.6%White alone
    • 332.6%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Asian alone
    • 90.7%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Royalston, Massachusetts as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Royalston is 419 to 1.


Crime rates in Royalston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(444.4)
10
(726.7)
1
(71.5)
2
(143.3)
4
(284.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(296.3)
7
(508.7)
9
(643.3)
6
(429.8)
8
(569.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(296.3)
3
(218.0)
5
(357.4)
6
(429.8)
4
(284.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(74.1)
1
(72.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)127.4253.695.175.9108.1

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City-data.com crime index in Royalston, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
Massachusetts average:

2.57
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Ancestries: French (17.6%), English (16.7%), Irish (13.6%), French Canadian (8.3%), Italian (6.8%), United States (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1765

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 41.9 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Royalston, Massachusetts map

29 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.1% North America).

This town:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

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

1.0% ($1,120)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (33.9 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (60.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (153.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Fitzwilliam, NH (2.4 miles ),
Athol, MA (2.5 miles ),
Winchendon, MA (2.6 miles ),
Baldwinville, MA (2.6 miles ),
Warwick, MA (2.7 miles ),
Richmond, NH (2.8 miles ),
Phillipston, MA (2.8 miles ),
Templeton, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 72.18 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $130,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $238,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $24,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $137,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Royalston, MA residents
Average permit cost in Royalston, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Royalston, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.9%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Royalston, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)

Average climate in Royalston, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.7. This is about average.

City:

64.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.150
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.809. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.809
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Royalston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Royalston town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Royalston-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% 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 140.3 miles away from Royalston 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 147.3 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 64.3 miles away from Royalston 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 23.0 miles away from the city 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 127.1 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 265.1 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Royalston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Royalston:

  • OPEN ARMS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINCHENDON, MA)
  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • WACHUSETT MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • BALDWINVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • QUABBIN VALLEY HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ATHOL, MA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Royalston:

  • 19 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royalston:

  • Franklin Pierce University (about 10 miles; Rindge, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,139)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 12 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Keene State College (about 19 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 21 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 27 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 32 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Assumption College (about 32 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)

Public elementary/middle school in Royalston:

Private elementary/middle school in Royalston:

See full list of schools located in Royalston

Library in Royalston:

  • PHINEHAS S. NEWTON LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,778; Location: 19 ON THE COMMON; 12,648 books; 773 audio materials; 615 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Royalston: Royalston Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A), Royalston Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Royalston: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Lawrence Brook Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2), Center Cemetery (3), Newton Cemetery (4), Royalston Center Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Long Pond (A), Little Pond (B), Beaver Pond (C), Tully Lake (D), Paine Swamp (E), Albee Meadow (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scott Brook (A), Dunham Brook (B), Kenny Brook (C), Lawrence Brook (D), Stockwell Brook (E), Towne Brook (F), Boyce Brook (G), Shepardson Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Royalston include: Birch Hill State Wildlife Management Area (1), Royalston Common Historic District (2), Millers River Wildlife Management Area (3), Lawrence Brook Wildlife Management Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lysander Cutler - Union Army general, Alexander Bullock - Politician, Asahel Peck - Politician, George C. Richardson - Politician.

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SOUTH ROYALSTON IMPROVEMENT CORP (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUL-30-2012 to AUG-17-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-09-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-09-2011)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.3%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.7%
Whole state:

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

For population 15 years and over in Royalston:

Marital status in Royalston, MA
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Royalston:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Royalston, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Worcester County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
This county:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Worcester County:

8.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Worcester County:

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)

Strongest AM radio stations in Royalston:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, 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)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royalston:

  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WJDF (97.3 FM; ORANGE, MA; Owner: DEANE BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Royalston:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Royalston fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 2013 10:42 AM, Sr- 32, Athol-Richmond Rd, Lat: 42.653211, Lon: -72.223928, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 10, 2001 10:29 AM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2001 01:56 AM, Winchendon Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 8, 1999 03:00 AM, School St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 1998 02:15 AM, Athol Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1980 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • $7,777,000Total costs
  • 6,153Total average daily traffic
  • 523Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,782Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Royalston, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Royalston, MA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Warwick Road (Lat: 42.679278 Lon: -72.203639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPS828,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4977.50 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Linda Dunlavy, Registrant: Franklin Regional Council Of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301, Phone: (413) 774-3167, Fax: (413) 774-3169, Email:
  • ROYALSTON, On R.O.W. At Crossing- Baldwinville Rd(Rte 68) Fml- Mileage 355.2 (Lat: 42.627972 Lon: -72.143833), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQYZ446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz, 161.400 MHz, 161.250 MHz, 161.310 MHz, 160.350 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2017, Expiration Date: 03/10/2027, Certifier: Timothy R Kunzler, Registrant: Springfield Terminal Railroad, 1700 Iron Horse Park, North Billerica, MA 08162-1688, Phone: (978) 663-4988, Fax: (978) 663-1232, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MA ROY WHI, Lat: 42.632639 Lon: -72.147278, Type: Mast, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQJH296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Brian R Foucher, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • MA ROY STO, Lat: 42.649500 Lon: -72.160167, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQJH296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Brian R Foucher, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • MA ROY EMS, Lat: 42.679583 Lon: -72.203111, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQJH296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Brian R Foucher, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • MA ROY MIL, Lat: 42.632639 Lon: -72.156278, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQJH296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Brian R Foucher, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Royalston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BAKER DENNIS L TUKAN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 582E , Serial Number: 3001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis L Baker, 19 River Rd, Royalston, MA 01368

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Royalston, MA
  • 76.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Royalston, MA
  • 72.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.6%Wood
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Royalston compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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