Seekonk, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 13,722.
Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 6,662  (48.5%)
Females: 7,060  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02771.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $87,913 (it was $56,364 in 2000)
Seekonk:

$87,913
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,032 (it was $24,058 in 2000)

Seekonk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $334,011 (it was $162,800 in 2000)
Seekonk:

$334,011
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $336,228; detached houses: $353,413; townhouses or other attached units: $271,551; in 2-unit structures: $260,041; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,117; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,101; mobile homes: $72,711
March 2019 cost of living index in Seekonk: 141.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Seekonk, MA (2010)
    • 12,89894.0%White alone
    • 2511.8%Hispanic
    • 1721.3%Two or more races
    • 1661.2%Asian alone
    • 1371.0%Black alone
    • 730.5%Other race alone
    • 230.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Seekonk, Massachusetts as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seekonk is 2,287 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Seekonk by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(21.9)
2
(14.5)
2
(14.6)
2
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.7)
4
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.7)
1
(6.7)
3
(19.8)
2
(12.9)
2
(12.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(65.7)
11
(80.0)
4
(29.2)
5
(36.7)
9
(66.0)
2
(14.5)
6
(43.3)
4
(28.4)
4
(27.5)
3
(20.1)
2
(13.2)
6
(38.7)
3
(19.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
38
(277.5)
21
(152.7)
24
(175.4)
29
(213.1)
26
(190.7)
21
(152.1)
24
(173.1)
28
(198.6)
14
(96.1)
23
(154.0)
25
(164.9)
16
(103.1)
21
(132.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
77
(562.4)
79
(574.5)
76
(555.5)
63
(462.9)
65
(476.7)
46
(333.2)
53
(382.3)
50
(354.6)
47
(322.6)
37
(247.8)
34
(224.3)
22
(141.7)
20
(126.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
480
(3,506)
378
(2,749)
449
(3,282)
426
(3,130)
320
(2,347)
335
(2,426)
323
(2,330)
280
(1,986)
307
(2,107)
300
(2,009)
273
(1,801)
225
(1,450)
230
(1,454)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(233.7)
43
(312.7)
33
(241.2)
23
(169.0)
16
(117.3)
11
(79.7)
20
(144.3)
21
(148.9)
19
(130.4)
9
(60.3)
12
(79.2)
17
(109.5)
17
(107.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.6)
2
(14.7)
2
(14.7)
3
(21.7)
3
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
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)291.0241.4245.0236.5194.6178.9202.2178.6155.8144.7146.8119.2118.0

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City-data.com crime index in Seekonk, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Portuguese (22.0%), Irish (21.4%), English (16.7%), French (14.4%), Italian (11.9%), French Canadian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1812

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 18.3 square miles.

Population density: 749 people per square mile   (low).

Seekonk, Massachusetts map

1,015 residents are foreign born (6.0% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This town:

7.6%
Massachusetts:

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

1.3% ($2,086)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pawtucket, RI (3.5 miles , pop. 72,958).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (35.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (149.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rehoboth, MA (1.8 miles ),
North Seekonk, MA (1.8 miles ),
East Providence, RI (1.9 miles ),
Pawtucket, RI (1.9 miles ),
Central Falls, RI (2.2 miles ),
Providence, RI (2.3 miles ),
Attleboro, MA (2.4 miles ),
Valley Falls, RI (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 71.32 W

Area codes: 508, 774

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

Seekonk tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $293,400
  • 2008: 56 buildings, average cost: $364,100
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $342,000
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $864,900
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2017: 55 buildings, average cost: $204,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Seekonk, MA residents
Average permit cost in Seekonk, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Seekonk, MA
Historical housing units in Seekonk, MA
Most common industries in Seekonk, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Seekonk, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Seekonk, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0136. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0136
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Seekonk-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the Seekonk 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 15.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seekonk-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 211.4 miles away from Seekonk 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 115.4 miles away from the city 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 219.1 miles away from Seekonk 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 196.6 miles away from Seekonk 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 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 267.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seekonk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Seekonk:

  • PAWTUCKET SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PAWTUCKET, RI)
  • LINN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • EDMUND PLACE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • EVERGREEN HOUSE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PAWTUCKET, RI)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF EAST PROVIDENCE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • EASTGATE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)

Amtrak station near Seekonk:

  • 5 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Seekonk:

  • Motoring Technical Training Institute (Full-time enrollment: 336; Location: 1241 Fall River Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mtti.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seekonk:

  • Brown University (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Providence College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Rhode Island College (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 13 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Bryant University (about 13 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)

Public high school in Seekonk:

  • SEEKONK HIGH (Students: 718, Location: 261 ARCADE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Seekonk:

See full list of schools located in Seekonk

Library in Seekonk:

  • SEEKONK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $748,125; Location: 410 NEWMAN AVE.; 74,630 books; 523 e-books; 8,802 audio materials; 8,914 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 490 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • East Bay Corporate Kids is under new management it is now The Children's Workshop and is licenced for 127 Children 6weeks to 6 years. It offers high wuality infant care as well as a private Kindergarten program.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Seekonk: Firefly Country Club (A), Ledgemont Country Club (B), Attleboro Sewage Disposal (C), Pawtucket Country Club (D), Seekonk Townhall (E), Seekonk Fire Department (F), Seekonk Fire Department Station 2 (G), Seekonk Fire Department Headquarters (H), Seekonk Public Library (I), Seekonk Middle School Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Seekonk: Mount Carmel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Newman Avenue Cemetery (1), Holy Ghost Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Old Grist Mill Pond (A), Burrs Pond (B), Ten Mile River Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Seekonk Grand Prix (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1098 Fall River Avenue) (1), Fantasyland Family Entertainment Center & Minitre GLF (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1300 Fall River Avenue) (2), Seekonk Speedway (Arcades & Amusements; 1710 Fall River Ave) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 (821 Fall River Avenue) (1), Mary's Motor Lodge (1159 Fall River Av) (2), Johnson & Wales Inn (213 Taunton Avenue) (3), Nichols Guest House B&B (50 Pine Street) (4), Hampton Inn Seekonk- MA (1030 Fall River Avenue) (5), Ramada Inn Providence/Seekonk (940 Fall River Avenue) (6), Shangri-La Motel (1495 Fall River Avenue) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ellsworth Woodward - Artist.

Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SEEKONK WATER DISTRICT (Address: 50 WATER LANE , Population served: 13,722, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2007)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
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:

2.4%
Whole state:

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.4%
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Seekonk (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Central Plaza Branch at 21 Central Avenue, branch established on 1978/04/24; Seekonk Branch at 130 Taunton Avenue, branch established on 1968/11/14. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Rockland Trust Company: Seekonk Branch at 1400 Fall River Avenue, branch established on 1992/05/11. 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.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Seekonk Stop & Shop at 125 Highland Avenue, Route 6, branch established on 2003/10/02. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Seekonk Branch at 1021 Fall River Avenue, branch established on 1969/11/05. 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
  • BayCoast Bank: Seekonk Branch at 174 Taunton Avenue, branch established on 1998/07/13. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $909.2 mil, Deposits: $730.3 mil, headquarters in Fall River, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Narragansett Financial Corp
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Seekonk Branch at 1519 Newman Avenue, branch established on 1994/06/15. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Seekonk:

Marital status in Seekonk, MA
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Seekonk:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seekonk, MA (based on Bristol County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic286,11372
Evangelical Protestant18,765128
Mainline Protestant18,24683
Other7,80733
Orthodox1,5654
Black Protestant5115
None215,278-
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bristol County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Here:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

9.5%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($345 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.89% ($49,456 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.73% ($66,201)
from Providence County, RI  0.50% ($58,774)


4.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($331 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.73% ($54,989 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($73,250)
to Providence County, RI  0.45% ($56,129)
Businesses in Seekonk, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Motel 61
Ashley Furniture1Nike4
Avenue1Old Country Buffet1
Bath & Body Works1Outback1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback Steakhouse1
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry2Raymour & Flanigan1
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts8Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
FedEx4Stop & Shop2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway3
Ford1T-Mobile3
GNC1T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1Target1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Honda1UPS1
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lowe's1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Strongest AM radio stations in Seekonk:

  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRIB (1220 AM; 1 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seekonk:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: THE WHEELER SCHOOL)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seekonk:

  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Seekonk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.6mTotal length
  • $6,018,000Total costs
  • 198,719Total average daily traffic
  • 7,671Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Seekonk)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Seekonk, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seekonk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2171X , Serial Number: 172S9655, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2004
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul D Dedrick, 54 Sagamore Rd, Seekonk, MA 02771, Other Owners: Dianne E Dedrick
  • Aircraft: RAINBOW SKY REACH (PTY) LTD BUSHCAT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 338BC , Serial Number: CH161C, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph A Marinelli, 65 Colleen Dr, Seekonk, MA 02771
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43546 , Serial Number: 7205, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J O'Day, 48 Cynthia Rd, Seekonk, MA 02771

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 92 took place in 2002, and the least - 51 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Seekonk, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Structure Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Seekonk, MA
    • 56845.3%Outside Fires
    • 39731.6%Structure Fires
    • 18815.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1028.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seekonk, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seekonk, Massachusetts:

  • Comfort Inn, 341 Highland Ave, Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-7900, Fax: (508) 336-8518
  • Ramada Seekonk Providence Area, 213 Taunton Ave, Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-8700, Fax: (508) 336-3414
  • Best Western Providence-Seekonk Inn, 45 Mink St, Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771 , Phone: (508) 4927, Fax: (508) 0282
  • Hampton Inn, 1030 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-9000, Fax: (508) 336-5249
  • Clarion Providence/Seekonk, 940 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-7300
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seekonk, Massachusetts
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seekonk, MA
  • 65.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seekonk, MA
  • 54.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.4%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Seekonk 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Seekonk on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 (02771) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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