Southborough, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 9,767.
Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 
Males: 4,836  (49.5%)
Females: 4,931  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01772.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $151,448 (it was $102,986 in 2000)
Southborough:

$151,448
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $69,751 (it was $44,310 in 2000)

Southborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $639,473 (it was $324,400 in 2000)
Southborough:

$639,473
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Southborough: 143.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Southborough, MA (2010)
    • 8,40586.1%White alone
    • 8138.3%Asian alone
    • 2722.8%Hispanic
    • 1481.5%Two or more races
    • 800.8%Black alone
    • 360.4%Other race alone
    • 130.1%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Southborough by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(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
(10.1)
1
(10.0)
2
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.7)
5
(49.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.1)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
1
(9.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(31.5)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.2)
3
(30.3)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.0)
6
(60.1)
5
(49.8)
4
(39.4)
5
(49.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(84.0)
12
(124.8)
13
(134.4)
14
(146.3)
20
(207.5)
28
(284.9)
32
(323.7)
31
(312.9)
16
(160.7)
10
(100.1)
15
(149.3)
16
(157.7)
2
(19.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(304.5)
33
(343.2)
15
(155.1)
36
(376.2)
23
(238.6)
40
(407.0)
37
(374.2)
24
(242.2)
28
(281.2)
32
(320.4)
31
(308.5)
44
(433.6)
19
(186.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(21.0)
6
(62.4)
5
(51.7)
5
(52.3)
5
(51.9)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.3)
1
(10.0)
3
(30.0)
7
(69.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)26.029.519.729.539.642.143.744.133.350.338.355.062.4

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City-data.com crime index in Southborough, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (27.9%), English (17.6%), Italian (15.3%), German (8.1%), French (6.8%), Polish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1727

Elevation: 306 feet

Land area: 14.1 square miles.

Population density: 690 people per square mile   (low).

Southborough, Massachusetts map

778 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 2.8% Asia, 1.3% North America).

This town:

8.9%
Massachusetts:

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

1.1% ($3,486)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (5.5 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (22.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (157.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Cordaville, MA (1.4 miles ),
Marlborough, MA (1.9 miles ),
Westborough, MA (2.2 miles ),
Ashland, MA (2.2 miles ),
Hopkinton, MA (2.3 miles ),
Framingham, MA (2.3 miles ),
Northborough, MA (2.4 miles ),
Hudson, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.30 N, Longitude: 71.53 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 70 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 1998: 96 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 1999: 84 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $302,800
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $355,300
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $360,500
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $426,300
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $266,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $269,500
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $456,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $436,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $346,500
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $354,700
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $356,300
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $356,300
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $497,500
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $497,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Southborough, MA residents
Average permit cost in Southborough, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Southborough, MA
Historical housing units in Southborough, MA
Most common industries in Southborough, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.4%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.8%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Southborough, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Top executives (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (8.8%)
  • Engineers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Financial managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)

Average climate in Southborough, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.553. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.553
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Southborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Southborough 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 15.0 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southborough-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from Southborough 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 83.2 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 187.0 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 229.8 miles away from Southborough 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 38.2 miles away from Southborough center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

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

Main business address for: TECH OPS SEVCON INC (ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIAL APPARATUS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Southborough:

  • WHITTIER REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WESTBOROUGH, MA)
  • FAMILY LIVES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WESTBORO, MA)
  • CARE ALTERNATIVES OF MASS, LLC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MARLBORO, MA)
  • HOME CARE SOLUTIONS (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WESTBORO, MA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF MARLBOROUGH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • SYNERGY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • BEAUMONT REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING CTR - WESTBORO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WESTBOROUGH, MA)

Airports located in Southborough:

Amtrak stations near Southborough:

  • 7 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southborough:

  • Framingham State University (about 5 miles; Framingham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,743)
  • Wellesley College (about 12 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Babson College (about 14 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 14 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)

Private high schools in Southborough:

  • FAY SCHOOL (Students: 461, Location: 48 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-9)
  • ST MARK'S SCHOOL (Students: 349, Location: 25 MARLBORO RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Southborough:

See full list of schools located in Southborough

Library in Southborough:

  • SOUTHBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $391,564; Location: 25 MAIN ST.; 57,483 books; 930 e-books; 3,776 audio materials; 2,256 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Southborough: Southborough Station (A), Southborough Fire Department (B), Mary Finn Elementary School Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Southborough: TECH OPS SEVCON INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Southborough include: Saint Matthews Church (A), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (B), Saint Anne Church (C), Pilgrim Congregational Church (D), L'Abri Fellowship Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sudbury Reservoir (A), Sudbury River Reservoir (B), Crystal Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Southborough: Sudbury Dam Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Greg Brown (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Storm Large - Musician, Yale Murphy - Baseball player and coach, Jeffrey Johnson - Television actor, Andy Sullivan (baseball) - Baseball player, Doug Brown (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Frank B. Fay - Politician.

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

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

SOUTHBOROUGH DPW WATER DIVISION (Population served: 8,743, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2005)
DEERFIELD ESTATES (Address: 259 TURNPIKE ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

81.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

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

0.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
129 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
28 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Southborough (2011 data):

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Southborough Branch at 162 Cordaville Road, branch established on 1998/05/30. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Southborough Branch at 11 Main Street, branch established on 1971/02/08. 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.
  • Marlborough Savings Bank: Southborough Branch at 6 East Main Street, branch established on 1978/06/20. Info updated 2010/10/21: Bank assets: $446.2 mil, Deposits: $367.7 mil, headquarters in Marlborough, MA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Marlborough Bancshares Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Southborough:

Marital status in Southborough, MA
  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 74.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

For population 25 years and over in Southborough:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

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

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

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

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

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


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

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

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

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)
Businesses in Southborough, MA
NameCountNameCount
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx6U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS6
Quiznos1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Southborough:

  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southborough:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; SUDBURY, MA; Owner: SUDBURY VALLEY B'CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Southborough:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Southborough fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Southborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.6mTotal length
  • $45,391,000Total costs
  • 679,844Total average daily traffic
  • 80,113Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,217,528Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Southborough, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 41930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Southborough, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Southborough)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 21 Main St (Lat: 42.306750 Lon: -71.510611), Call Sign: KCE864, Licensee ID: L00032652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9800 MHz, 46.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2015, Registrant: Southborough, Town Of, 21 Main St, Southborough, MA 01772, Phone: (508) 485-3235
  • 19 Main St (Lat: 42.306750 Lon: -71.527278), Call Sign: KBR639,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz, 39.3800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2013, Expiration Date: 09/28/2023, Registrant: Southborough, Town Of, 19 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772, Phone: (508) 485-2121, Email:
  • 157 Cordaville Rd (Lat: 42.279250 Lon: -71.525889), Call Sign: KCB725,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4600 MHz, 37.7000 MHz, 37.7200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/1997, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002, Registrant: Commonwealth Gas Company, 157 Cordaville Rd, Southborough, MA 01772, Phone: (617) 481-7900
  • Southboro, 157 Cordaville Road (Lat: 42.279250 Lon: -71.525889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: KSB716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 484.912 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4210, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 154 Cordaville Road (Lat: 42.279250 Lon: -71.525889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Overall height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WPVW375,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4600 MHz, 37.7000 MHz, 37.7200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2002, Expiration Date: 08/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2012, Certifier: Angelo Piccarini, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Road Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-0516, Fax: ((03) 558-0523, Email:
  • 157 Cordaville Road (Lat: 42.279250 Lon: -71.525889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WPXN205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.100 MHz, 451.250 MHz, 451.125 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2003, Expiration Date: 05/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2004, Certifier: Robert Mccrillis, Registrant: Boston Edison Company Dba Nstar Electric, 1165 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02125, Phone: (617) 541-6289, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Coslin Drive, Behind Building 5 (Lat: 42.286083 Lon: -71.554417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 131.1 m, Overall height: 136.5 m, Call Sign: WPZJ841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 483.350 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/26/2024, Certifier: William Colleary, Registrant: Southborough Police, 19 Main St, Soutghborough, MA 01772, Phone: (508) 485-2121, Fax: (508) 485-4634

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southborough)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Southborough)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 9
Fire incident types in Southborough, MA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southborough, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Southborough, MA
  • 59.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.4%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Southborough, MA
  • 45.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.0%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood


Southborough compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Southborough on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 (01772) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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