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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 2012: $69,573 (it was $56,364 in 2000)
Seekonk:

$69,573
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,585

Seekonk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $297,821 (it was $162,800 in 2000)
Seekonk:

$297,821
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $382,322; Detached houses: $384,610; Townhouses or other attached units: $314,938; In 2-unit structures: $334,155; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $446,345

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Seekonk races chart
  • White alone - 12,898 (94.0%)
  • Hispanic - 251 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 172 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 166 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 137 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 73 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seekonk: 279.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Seekonk town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

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

This town:  7.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Seekonk, Massachusetts as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Seekonk to the number of sex offenders is 4,623 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Seekonk town:  1.3% ($2,086)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Seekonk satellite photo by USGS

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+: New York, NY (156.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 71.32 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Seekonk household income distribution Seekonk home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Seekonk by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 352573222034
per 100,000 21.737.114.736.551.021.914.514.614.70.021.728.9
Robberies 3338691145926
per 100,000 21.722.222.158.543.765.780.029.236.766.014.543.3
Assaults 712039294238212429262124
per 100,000 513.5148.3287.0212.0305.9277.5152.7175.4213.1190.7152.1173.1
Burglaries 547391846377797663654653
per 100,000 390.6541.2669.6613.9458.8562.4574.5555.5462.9476.7333.2382.3
Thefts 558569484469454480378449426320335323
per 100,000 4035.94218.33561.23427.93306.63505.72749.13281.93130.12346.92426.52330.1
Auto thefts 534238493632433323161120
per 100,000 383.3311.4279.6358.1262.2233.7312.7241.2169.0117.379.7144.3
Arson 120011022233
per 100,000 7.214.80.00.07.37.30.014.614.714.721.721.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9) 360.2309.7299.2310.1312.7302.9251.3255.0246.2202.5186.2210.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Seekonk, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Seekonk, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Seekonk-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 27% 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 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Seekonk center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 11.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from Seekonk center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seekonk topographic map

Birthplace of: Ellsworth Woodward - Artist.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Seekonk, MA

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.

Local government website: WWW.CI.SEEKONK.MA.US

College/University in Seekonk:

  • Motoring Technical Training Institute (Full-time enrollment: 175; 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: 8,169)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Providence College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • Rhode Island College (about 7 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 11 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Bryant University (about 11 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,313)

Public high school in Seekonk:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seekonk:

Private elementary/middle schools in Seekonk:

  • BRIARWOOD CHILD ACADEMY INC (Students: 44; Location: 1009 TAUNTON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CHILDRENS WORKSHOP (Students: 23; Location: 1334 FALL RIVER AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
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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.

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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

 
Bristol 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average.
City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.09
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

SEEKONK WATER DISTRICT (Address: 50 WATER LANE , Population served: 13400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-1998)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-26-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-1997)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1996 and OCT-16-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JAN-05-1998 to JAN-26-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2002)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Seekonk, MA


2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Seekonk compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seekonk, Massachusetts:

  • Ramada Inn, 940 Forbes Rd, Seekonk, MA 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-7300, Fax: (508) 336-2107
  • Comfort Inn, 341 Highland Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-7900, Fax: (508) 336-8518
  • Johnson & Wales Inn, 213 Taunton Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-8700, Fax: (508) 336-3414
  • Best Western Providence-Seekonk Inn, 45 Mink St, Seekonk, MA 02771 , Phone: (508)''6-4927, Fax: (508)''6-0282
  • Hampton Inn, 1030 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-9000, Fax: (508) 336-5249
  • Clarion Providence/Seekonk, 940 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771 , Phone: (508) 336-7300
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seekonk, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Seekonk town (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
State:

16.5%

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Seekonk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total costs: $4,023,000
Total average daily traffic: 127,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,382

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Mink St At River St (Lat: 41.790389 Lon: -71.330056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KDY631
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.4200 MHz, 48.4800 MHz, 47.8600 MHz, 48.6000 MHz, 48.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2001, Expiration Date: 10/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2003
  • Lat: 41.794167 Lon: -71.321389, Call Sign: WPSR342, Licensee ID: L00303561
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.037 MHz, 462.912 MHz, 466.287 MHz, 469.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2011, Expiration Date: 07/17/2021, Certifier: Joan Anderberg
    Registrant: Target 1374, 1000 Nicollet Mall Tpn 0910, Minneapolis, MN 55403, Phone: (612) 761-1010, Fax: (612) 761-1138, Email:
  • 500 Taunton Ave (Lat: 41.830417 Lon: -71.326139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.2 m, Call Sign: WPUS215
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.970 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022, Certifier: Vito J Scotti
    Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • 30 Pine Street (Lat: 41.889139 Lon: -71.330389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPVZ522
    Assigned Frequencies: 486.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/19/2022, Certifier: David Viera
    Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • 30 Pine Street (Lat: 41.889139 Lon: -71.330389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPZZ218, Licensee ID: L00014853
    Assigned Frequencies: 486.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2004, Certifier: Michael P Healy
    Registrant: Seekonk, Town Of
  • 250 Highland Ave (Lat: 41.801667 Lon: -71.336389), Call Sign: WQBG460
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 41.869111 Lon: -71.325417, Call Sign: WQFY907
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, 467.437 MHz, 462.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/13/2016, Certifier: Bill Sherman
    Registrant: 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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH B-60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1887L , Serial Number: P-388, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Budkim Enterprises Inc, 132 S Wheaton Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul D Dedrick, 54 Sagamore Rd, Seekonk, MA 02771, Other Owners: Dianne E Dedrick
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J O'Day, 48 Cynthia Rd, Seekonk, MA 02771
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6131E , Serial Number: 46231, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Earl C Alarie, 39 Balmoral Ct, Seekonk, MA 02771
  • Aircraft: BRITISH AEROSPACE BAE 125 SERIES 800A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 14, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE 731 SER (3500 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 805JL , Serial Number: 258203, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Crd Air LLC, Po Box 39, Seekonk, MA 02771


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Seekonk


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seekonk, MA
Businesses in Seekonk, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike4
Applebee's1Old Country Buffet1
Ashley Furniture1Outback1
Avenue1Outback Steakhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless1
Best Western1Pier 1 Imports1
Burger King1Ramada1
CVS1Raymour & Flanigan1
Comfort Inn1Sam's Club1
Decora Cabinetry2Sprint Nextel1
DressBarn1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts8Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subway3
FedEx4T-Mobile3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Target1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Knights Inn1UPS1
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets3World Gym1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Motel 61
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