Scituate, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 5,245. Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 2,548  (48.6%)
Females: 2,697  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02066.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,681 (it was $62,392 in 2000)
Scituate:

$71,681
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,016 (it was $29,845 in 2000)

Scituate CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $454,662 (it was $271,500 in 2000)
Scituate:

$454,662
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $517,206; Detached houses: $518,380; Townhouses or other attached units: $575,952; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $481,045

Median gross rent in 2012: $849.

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Scituate races chart
  • White alone - 5,005 (95.4%)
  • Other race alone - 63 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 49 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 40 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scituate: 137.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (33.7%), English (12.0%), Italian (9.8%), German (8.3%), French Canadian (4.4%), United States (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1636

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 4.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,281 people per square mile   (low).

Scituate,MA real estate house value index trend

Scituate, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Scituate:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scituate CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

333 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This place:  6.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Scituate, Massachusetts as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Scituate to the number of sex offenders is 18,297 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,041 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,597 (1.1%)

Scituate satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Weymouth Town, MA (10.9 miles , pop. 53,743).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (20.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (187.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: North Scituate, MA (1.5 miles ), Marshfield Hills, MA (1.8 miles ), Norwell, MA (2.3 miles ), Cohasset, MA (2.3 miles ), Marshfield, MA (2.6 miles ), North Pembroke, MA (2.6 miles ), Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock, MA (2.7 miles ), Hanover, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $275,600
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $285,900
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $269,200
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $288,500
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $312,400
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $272,000
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $315,800
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $358,500
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $313,800
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $296,200
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $326,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.19 N, Longitude: 70.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -672 (-12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 449 (17.0%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Scituate household income distribution Scituate home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Massachusetts average:

2.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Financial managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Scituate, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scituate-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.0 miles away from the Scituate place 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 25.8 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scituate-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 219.3 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 100.7 miles away from Scituate 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 218.6 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 214.4 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 54.2 miles away from Scituate center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 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).
Scituate topographic map

Birthplace of: Ryan Whitney - Ice hockey player, William Cushing - Federal judge, Brittany Brown - Female professional wrestler, Dave Silk - Ice hockey player, Peter Tolan - Television director, Thomas Clap - Fifth rector and first president of Yale College, William P. Brooks - Agronomist, Albert Hamilton Gordon - Entrepreneur and philanthropist, John Wanton - Rhode Island colonial governor, Samuel Woodworth - novelist.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Scituate: William H. Osborne.

Hospitals and medical centers in Scituate:

  • CARDIGAN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (59 COUNTRY WAY)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF THE SOUTH SHORE (309 DRIFTWAY BOX 830)
  • SCITUATE OCEAN MANOR (309 DRIFTWAY)

Amtrak station near Scituate:

  • 20 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Scituate:

  • 17 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scituate:

  • Quincy College (about 15 miles; Quincy, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,184)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 16 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 18 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 19 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Stonehill College (about 20 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Curry College (about 20 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Suffolk University (about 21 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high school in Scituate:

Public elementary/middle schools in Scituate:

Private elementary/middle school in Scituate:

  • INLY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 46 WATCH HILL DR; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Scituate, School District: SCITUATE

Library in Scituate:

  • SCITUATE TOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $928,113; Location: 85 BRANCH ST.; 87,313 books; 6,462 audio materials; 3,293 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 185 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Scituate: James Landing (A), Satuit Boat Club (B), Scituate Country Club (C), Scituate Town Pier (D), Widows Walk Golf Course (E), Scituate Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Meeting House Lane Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Old Oaken Bucket Pond (A), North River Marsh (B), Scituate Harbor Marshes (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Satuit Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Peggotty Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Maritime Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 Driftway).

Courts: Scituate Town - Town Offices- Animal Control Officer (604 Chief Justice Cushin), Scituate Town - School Dept- Schools- Wampatuck School (266 Tilden Road), Scituate Town - Fire Dept- Business Only (149 First Parish Road), Scituate Town - Town Offices- Public Works- Water (359 Country Way), Scituate Town - Harbormaster (100 Cole Parkway), Scituate Town - School Dept- Schools- Hatherly School (72 Ann Vinal Road), Scituate Town - School Dept- Schools- Gates School (327 First Parish Road).

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 12.8 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 12.8 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 12.8 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 12.8 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 16.4 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 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

SCITUATE WATER DIVISION (Population served: 18,342, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2006)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
RAYMOND WOODS TOWNHOUSES (Serves ME, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
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: 0.3% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
57 people in nursing homes in 2000

Scituate, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Scituate compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Banks with branches in Scituate (2011 data):

  • Scituate Federal Savings Bank: at 72 Front Street, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $261.5 mil, Deposits: $218.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • South Coastal Bank: Scituate Branch at 54 Front Street, branch established on 1957/11/12. Info updated 2010/07/20: Bank assets: $268.5 mil, Deposits: $207.0 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mountainone Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Scituate Branch at 10 Front Street, branch established on 1985/09/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rockland Trust Company: Scituate Branch at 77 Front Street, branch established on 1920/03/22. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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 Scituate CDP (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%

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scituate:

  • 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)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scituate:

  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scituate:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Scituate, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 48
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 67
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 51
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 96
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 213
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Scituate fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Police Dept (Lat: 42.197611 Lon: -70.769222), Call Sign: WBP535, Licensee ID: L00025622
    Assigned Frequencies: 485.987 MHz, 485.987 MHz, 486.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/1997, Expiration Date: 02/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: John C Rooney Jr
    Registrant: Scituate, Town Of, 604 Chief Justice Cushing, Scituate, MA 02066, Phone: (617) 545-1212
  • 331 Gannett Rd (Lat: 42.204278 Lon: -70.788389), Call Sign: KCU635
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2001
    Registrant: Anderson Fuel Inc, 331 Gannett Rd, North Scituate, MA 02060
  • 340 Driftway (Lat: 42.189556 Lon: -70.757806), Call Sign: KNCV287, Licensee ID: L00081022
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Ralph A Smith, 340 Driftway, Scituate, MA 02040, Phone: (617) 545-9293
  • Lat: 42.177194 Lon: -70.738194, Call Sign: WQEX403
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.912 MHz, 458.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2006, Expiration Date: 05/09/2016, Certifier: Todd Hugill
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scituate)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Scituate)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$317,41829$325,865165$326,81213$195,9451$843,59019$305,972
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$174,2201$309,3209$311,4912$123,1750$01$287,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$339,2702$600,91026$349,1232$74,8850$01$459,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$188,8906$280,07718$314,2082$259,4950$04$254,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$323,3808$403,3811$24,4500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5052.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$404,9854$333,005
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$235,3501$496,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$451,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$223,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5052.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 192
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Scituate

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scituate, MA
Businesses in Scituate, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Jones New York1
Dunkin Donuts2Nike1
FedEx2UPS1
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