Scituate, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 5,245. Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 2,621  (50.0%)
Females: 2,624  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02066.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $83,483 (it was $62,392 in 2000)
Scituate:

$83,483
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $47,110 (it was $29,845 in 2000)

Scituate CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $463,071 (it was $271,500 in 2000)
Scituate:

$463,071
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $364,308; Detached houses: $378,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $375,764; In 2-unit structures: $259,149; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,993; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,829; Mobile homes: $93,953

Median gross rent in 2013: $853.

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  • Races in Scituate, MA (2010)

    Scituate races chart
    • 5,00595.4%White alone
    • 631.2%Other race alone
    • 460.9%Two or more races
    • 490.9%Hispanic
    • 400.8%Black alone
    • 380.7%Asian alone
    • 30.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scituate: 136.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (33.8%), English (12.5%), Italian (9.2%), German (8.9%), United States (4.4%), French Canadian (3.8%).

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: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scituate CDP:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

294 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This place:

5.3%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Scituate, Massachusetts as of September 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Scituate to the number of sex offenders is 9,149 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 2013: $5,141 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,622 (1.2%)

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
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $288,300
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $286,100

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: -921 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 437 (15.7%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Scituate household income distribution Scituate home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 33 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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: 255, Location: 46 WATCH HILL DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in 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 2013 was 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.274. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.4%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.9% 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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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Scituate travel time to work - commute Scituate 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 Scituate CDP (based on Plymouth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

59.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

61.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.1%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scituate:

6.2%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Scituate:

65.3%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scituate, MA Residents

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 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)
Scituate fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Scituate fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $2,262,000Total costs
  • 33,800Total average daily traffic
  • 1,964Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,274Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/1997, Expiration Date: 02/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: John C Rooney JrRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2006, Expiration Date: 05/09/2016, Certifier: Todd HugillRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540F1 SERIE (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 141TM , Serial Number: 1216, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Ryan Rotors Inc, 400 First Parish Rd, Scituate, MA 02066
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2040G , Serial Number: E-1380, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Andre J Farhat, 14 Harbor Heights Rd, Scituate, MA 02066
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2507G , Serial Number: 51807, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Gary M Banks, 128 Indian Trl, Scituate, MA 02066
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6932K , Serial Number: 20-36, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Brian K Jones, 6 Michael Ave, Scituate, MA 02066
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8878C , Serial Number: 22-1488, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Brian K Jones, 6 Michael Ave, Scituate, MA 02066

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

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Scituate, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Jones New York1
Dunkin Donuts2Nike1
FedEx2UPS1

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.

Scituate on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #59 (02066) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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