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Population in 2010: 9,502. Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 

Males: 4,714  (49.6%)
Females: 4,788  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01077.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,340 (it was $52,296 in 2000)
Southwick:

$64,340
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,531

Southwick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $244,928 (it was $143,400 in 2000)
Southwick:

$244,928
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $290,062; Detached houses: $295,528; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,513; In 2-unit structures: $239,875; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $250,779; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,760; Mobile homes: $95,950
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  • White alone - 9,028 (95.0%)
  • Hispanic - 198 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 93 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 79 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 77 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Southwick: 248.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (20.8%), Irish (19.6%), Italian (18.0%), Polish (14.9%), English (13.2%), German (9.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 244 feet

Land area: 31.0 square miles.

Population density: 307 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Southwick:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southwick town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

227 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  2.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Southwick, Massachusetts as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Southwick to the number of sex offenders is 9,706 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Southwick town:  1.3% ($1,892)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Southwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (12.1 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (88.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (110.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: North Granby, CT (2.1 miles ), Westfield, MA (2.3 miles ), Agawam Town, MA (2.5 miles ), Granby, CT (2.5 miles ), Granville, MA (2.5 miles ), Agawam, MA (2.6 miles ), Salmon Brook, CT (2.6 miles ), Suffield, CT (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $289,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $394,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $263,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $213,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 72.77 W

Area code: 413

Southwick household income distribution Southwick home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Southwick by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 34141210021
per 100,000 33.844.711.043.110.620.810.30.00.020.710.4
Robberies 00102020030
per 100,000 0.00.011.00.021.30.020.60.00.031.00.0
Assaults 212227191381011121914
per 100,000 236.6246.0295.7204.7138.383.3102.9115.7124.3196.4145.9
Burglaries 6363644838365242515856
per 100,000 709.7704.4700.9517.2404.2374.8535.0441.8528.4599.6583.7
Thefts 6580877399929676739783
per 100,000 732.2894.5952.8786.61053.0957.8987.8799.4756.41002.8865.1
Auto thefts 712121681113149118
per 100,000 78.9134.2131.4172.485.1114.5133.8147.393.3113.783.4
Arson 130122210030
per 100,000 146.40.011.021.521.320.810.30.00.031.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.4) 166.2188.2175.8163.3124.7111.4127.7101.8103.6162.7124.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Southwick-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Southwick town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southwick-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 32.4 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 4.2 miles away from Southwick 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 35.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city 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 82.6 miles away from Southwick center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southwick topographic map

Birthplace of: Matthew Laflin - Manufacturing businesspeople, Amasa Holcomb - Manufacturer of telescopes.


Hospitals/medical centers near Southwick:

  • NOBLE VISITING NURSE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • RENAISSANCE MANOR OF WESTFIELD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • NOBLE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, about 5 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Southwick, MA

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Southwick:


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Amtrak stations near Southwick:

  • 10 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.SOUTHWICKMA.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southwick:

  • Westfield State College (about 6 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,632)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 11 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Springfield College (about 12 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 12 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 3,973)
  • Western New England College (about 14 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,859)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 18 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)
  • University of Hartford (about 19 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 5,374)

Public high school in Southwick:

Public elementary/middle schools in Southwick:

Private elementary/middle schools in Southwick:

  • OPEN ARMS CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 122; Location: 568 COLLEGE HWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTHWICK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 261 COLLEGE HWY; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Southwick:

  • SOUTHWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $355,819; Location: 95 FEEDING HILLS RD.; 43,789 books; 930 e-books; 3,593 audio materials; 2,551 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Southwick: Golden Acres Campground (A), Sodom Mountain Campground (B), Southwick Country Club (C), Sodom Mountain Ski Area (D), Edgewood Golf Course (E), Southwick Fire Department (F), Alexander H. Prew Library Media Center (G), Southwick Recreation Center (H), Southwick Town Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southwick Plaza Shopping Center (1), The Shops at Gillett Corners Shopping Center (2), Ames-Big Y Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southwick include: Westfield Evangelical Free Church (A), Southwick Assembly of God Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C), Lady of the Lake Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Congamond Lakes (A), South Pond (B), North Pond (C), Middle Pond (D), Goose Pond (E), Sackett Reservoir (F), Congamond Lakes North Pond (G), Congamond Lakes Middle Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Brook (A), Tuttle Brook (B), Shurtleff Brook (C), Pearl Brook (D), Palmer Brook (E), Slab Brook (F), Johnson Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Hampden 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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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.356. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.356
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.94. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.94
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.59

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

SOUTHWICK WATER DEPT (Population served: 4761, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-14-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2001)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 199 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.6%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Southwick, MA

14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Southwick in 2000:

  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Southwick compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Southwick (2011 data):

  • Berkshire Bank: Southwick Branch at 185 College Highway, branch established on 1989/09/11; Grist Mill Plaza Branch at 608 College Highway, branch established on 1956/07/14. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: College Highway Branch at 664 College Highway, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Westfield Bank: College Highway Branch at 462 College Highway, branch established on 1990/04/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,259.3 mil, Deposits: $733.6 mil, headquarters in Westfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Southwick town (based on Hampden County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.76%
Here64.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents80.9%3.8%3.6%1.9%1.5%
Congregations30.4%13.0%4.0%7.7%5.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%1.0%0.8%4.0%
Congregations6.9%5.3%1.6%2.0%23.5%
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: 90
Hampden County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Hampden County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampden County:

25.9%
Massachusetts:

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

16.2%
State:

16.5%

3.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.78% ($35,301 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.29% ($43,516)
from Hartford County, CT  0.27% ($45,440)


4.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.77% ($38,198 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.38% ($47,087)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($38,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southwick:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WACM (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. GOIS)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southwick:

  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Southwick:

  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W12CL (Channel 12; GRANBY, CT; Owner: SALVATORE MINNITI)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)

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

Southwick, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 40
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 44
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,029,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,497
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,115
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 24,474

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Southwick, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Sodom Mtn, Sodom Mountain (Lat: 42.066528 Lon: -72.839694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQEA645
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2005, Expiration Date: 12/14/2015, Certifier: Peter J Roding
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • SOUTHWICK, Lat: 42.052389 Lon: -72.772917, Call Sign: WQKE908
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2009, Expiration Date: 04/23/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey A Neece
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • CT33XC564, 61 Congamond Rd (Lat: 42.016306 Lon: -72.779472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPU563
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southwick)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Southwick)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 34
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Southwick


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southwick, MA
Businesses in Southwick, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Decora Cabinetry2McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Browse common businesses in Southwick, MA

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Brent J. Merritt (28)
  • Rickey Tang (8)
  • Thomas J. Stapleton (6)
  • Stanley W. Choiniere (6)
  • Ronald E. Burkhart, Sr. (4)
  • Amy Caruso (3)
  • James T. Birchall (3)
  • David L. Chapski (2)
  • William Ferry (2)
  • Paul M. Colson (2)

Total of 92 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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