Stoneham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 21,437. Population change since 2000: -3.5%
Males: 10,033  (46.8%)
Females: 11,404  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02180.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $82,823 (it was $56,605 in 2000)
Stoneham:

$82,823
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $41,709 (it was $27,599 in 2000)

Stoneham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $432,968 (it was $227,900 in 2000)
Stoneham:

$432,968
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $429,823; Detached houses: $465,408; Townhouses or other attached units: $349,299; In 2-unit structures: $338,323; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $228,921; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,786

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,384.

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  • Races in Stoneham, MA (2015)

    Stoneham races chart
    • 19,77289.2%White alone
    • 8633.9%Asian alone
    • 8143.7%Hispanic
    • 2911.3%Black alone
    • 970.4%Two or more races
    • 680.3%Other race alone
    • 40.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stoneham: 137.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Stoneham, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (28.2%), Irish (22.2%), American (5.6%), French Canadian (2.6%), English (2.4%), Brazilian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1725

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 6.15 square miles.

Population density: 3,487 people per square mile   (average).

Stoneham,MA real estate house value index trend

Stoneham, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Stoneham:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stoneham CDP:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

2,553 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 2.7% Latin America, 1.9% Asia).

This place:

11.5%
Massachusetts:

15.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $5,071 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $5,254 (1.2%)

Stoneham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Malden, MA (4.1 miles , pop. 56,340).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (11.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (182.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Wakefield, MA (1.4 miles ), Melrose, MA (1.5 miles ), Woburn, MA (1.7 miles ), Winchester, MA (1.7 miles ), Reading, MA (1.8 miles ), Malden, MA (2.0 miles ), Medford, MA (2.0 miles ), Saugus, MA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $227,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 71.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,460 (-6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,841 (14.9%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Stoneham household income distribution Stoneham home values distribution

Crime rates in Stoneham by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 50100211004
per 100,000 22.40.04.60.00.09.44.64.60.00.018.1
Robberies 46918617892612
per 100,000 17.927.041.082.927.679.937.141.29.227.454.4
Assaults 193128271816211991527
per 100,000 85.1139.7127.5124.382.975.297.486.941.468.5122.5
Burglaries 5064909482134137111526284
per 100,000 224.0288.5409.8432.8377.7629.6635.2508.0238.9283.0381.1
Theft 235277277293276204163138154140113
per 100,000 1,052.61,248.61,261.21,348.91,271.2958.4755.7631.5707.6639.1512.7
Auto thefts 37342418242014101197
per 100,000 165.7153.3109.382.9110.594.064.945.850.541.131.8
Arson N/A0N/AN/AN/A100110
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/AN/AN/A4.70.00.04.64.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.9) 118.2125.8129.3140.6111.0136.4114.297.960.170.6105.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Stoneham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Stoneham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stoneham, Massachusetts average temperatures Stoneham, Massachusetts average precipitation Stoneham, Massachusetts humidity Stoneham, Massachusetts wind speed Stoneham, Massachusetts snowfall Stoneham, Massachusetts sunshine Stoneham, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Stoneham-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Stoneham place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stoneham-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Stoneham 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 191.2 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 236.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from Stoneham center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 58.3 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 Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stoneham topographic map

Birthplace of: Clarence Irving Lewis - Logician, J. James Marzilli, Jr. - Politician, Mike Ness - Musician, Chester Anderson - Writer and poet, Joey Ryan (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Mario Cantone - Film actor, Matt Mira - Stand-up comedian, Bill Peirce - Economist, George J. Hall - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Robert White (ambassador) - Ambassador.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Stoneham: George J. Hall.

Hospitals and medical centers in Stoneham:

  • BOSTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC (provides emergency services, 5 WOODLAND ROAD, P O BOX 9102)
  • BEAR HILL NURSING CENTER (11 NORTH ST)
  • BEAR HILL NURSING CENTER AT WAKEFIELD (ENTER 11 NORTH STREET)
  • CROSSROADS TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (5 WOODLAND ROAD - WEST 3)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF STONEHAM (25 WOODLAND ROAD)
  • SUNSHINE NURSING HOME (12 BENTON STREET)
  • FMC SERVICES OF STONEHAM (2 MAIN STREET SUITE 100)
  • HEALTH CARE AT HOME (41 MONTVALE AVE PO BOX 483)

Heliports located in Stoneham:

Amtrak stations near Stoneham:

  • 4 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 9 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 10 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stoneham:

  • Tufts University (about 6 miles; Medford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,041)
  • Lesley University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)
  • Harvard University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Cambridge College (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 13,548)
  • Suffolk University (about 9 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high school in Stoneham:

  • STONEHAM HIGH (Students: 864, Location: 149 FRANKLIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Stoneham:

  • EDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL/GBA (Students: 171, Location: 108 POND ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stoneham:

  • SOUTH (Students: 350, Location: 11 SUMMER STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • ROBIN HOOD (Students: 336, Location: 70 OAK STREET, Grades: PK-4)
  • COLONIAL PARK (Students: 330, Location: 30 AVALON ROAD, Grades: PK-4)
  • STONEHAM CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 101 CENTRAL STREET, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Stoneham

Library in Stoneham:

  • STONEHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $805,562; Location: 431 MAIN ST.; 73,255 books; 2,317 audio materials; 2,214 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Stoneham also hosts the only 11K Road Race in America each Veterans Day, November 11th. The day may change but the date does not. The race was established in 1999 to bring greater awareness of our military and to educate our youth on the significance of 11/11. The mission of the Veterans Memorial Road Race is to bring families out on November 11th in honor, recognition and remembrance of the day.
  • The New England Memorial Hospital is no longer open

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Notable locations in Stoneham: Bear Hill Golf Club (A), Winchester Waterworks (B), Bear Hill Country Club (C), Unicorn Golf and Country Club (D), Stoneham Townhall (E), New England Memorial Hospital Health Sciences Library (F), Stoneham Public Library (G), Stoneham Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Redstone Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Stoneham include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Saint Patricks Convent (B), Saint James Methodist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Baptist Church of Stoneham (E), All Saints Episcopal Church (F), Paulist Center and Chapel (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Burying Ground (1), Lindenwood Cemetery (2), Saint Patricks Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dike Pond (A), Buckman Pond (B), Dark Hollow Pond (C), Doleful Pond (D), Spot Pond (E), Fells Reservoir (F), Middle Reservoir (G), North Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Stoneham include: Central Square Historic District (1), Nobility Hill Historic District (2), Rounds Playground (3), Stone Memorial Zoo (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.60
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.6%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for other race residents, 60.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Stoneham in 2010:

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Stoneham in 2000:

  • 267 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Stoneham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Stoneham (2011 data):

  • Stoneham Savings Bank: Stoneham Branch at 88 Main Street, branch established on 1976/04/01; at 359 Main Street, branch established on 1855/03/28. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $330.8 mil, Deposits: $257.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • StonehamBank, A Co-operative Bank: Stonehambank, A Co-Operative Bank at 80 Montvale Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $426.3 mil, Deposits: $297.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Stoneham Branch at 163 Main Street, branch established on 1960/12/01. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Salem Five Cents Savings Bank: Stoneham Branch at 240 Main Street, branch established on 2010/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,876.6 mil, Deposits: $2,019.1 mil, headquarters in Salem, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salem Five Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Stoneham Branch at 323 Main Street, branch established on 1937/09/13. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stoneham Stop & Shop Branch at 259 Main Street, Rt. 28, branch established on 2002/04/17. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Massachusetts average:

12.8

Stoneham travel time to work - commute Stoneham mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

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Neighborhoods in Stoneham:

(Stoneham, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Stoneham CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.6%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Stoneham:

48.5%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Stoneham:

28.4
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Stoneham:

20.9%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stoneham:

10.6%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stoneham:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stoneham:

34.0%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Stoneham:

57.2%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stoneham, MA Residents

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.36% ($60,625 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.56% ($52,127)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($79,480)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,531 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.19%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($55,257 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.64% ($62,521)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.50% ($78,357)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stoneham:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stoneham:

  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Stoneham:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stoneham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $18,246,000Total costs
  • 401,180Total average daily traffic
  • 32,037Total average daily truck traffic
  • 617,980Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • RICHARD L SEARLE, 1100 Ft. Off Woodland Rd., Adjacent To Fells Reservoir (Lat: 42.445611 Lon: -71.085250), Type: 28.0, Overall height: 28 m, Registrant: 6783657888, Dsearle@ultranet.Com, 301 BOYLSTON STREET, RTE 70
  • Richard L Searle, 1100 Ft. Off Woodland Rd., Adjacent To Fells Reservoir (Lat: 42.445611 Lon: -71.085250), Type: 28.0, Overall height: 28 m, Registrant: 6783657888, Dsearle@ultranet.Com, 301 BOYLSTON STREET, RTE 70
  • Marin Fettman, 175 Broadway Street (4bn0055a) (Lat: 42.493167 Lon: -71.089278), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 26.5 m, Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Marin Fettman, 175 Broadway Street (4bn0055a) (Lat: 42.493167 Lon: -71.089278), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 26.5 m, Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • 100 Fallon Rd (Lat: 42.468611 Lon: -71.108056), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 33.5 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE NW 4TH FL

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5 Woodland Rd. (Lat: 42.451472 Lon: -71.089500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WPLA768
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.012 MHz, 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz, 862.087 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.137 MHz, 862.162 MHz, 862.187 MHz, 862.212 MHz, 862.237 MHz... (+150 more)Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2012Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 16 Pine St (Lat: 42.479806 Lon: -71.097556), Call Sign: KNM203, Licensee ID: L00032926
    Assigned Frequencies: 483.112 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 03/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003Registrant: Stoneham, Town Of, 16 Pine St, Stoneham, MA 02180, Phone: (781) 438-0760
  • 47 Central St (Lat: 42.495361 Lon: -71.105333), Call Sign: KCA837, Licensee ID: L00032926
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2200 MHz, 158.970 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1997, Expiration Date: 01/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003Registrant: Stoneham, Town Of, 47 Central St, Stoneham, MA 01980
  • New England Memorial Hospital (Lat: 42.451750 Lon: -71.089222), Call Sign: KYL890
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.537 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: William J SuretteRegistrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • 47 Central St (Lat: 42.479528 Lon: -71.099500), Call Sign: WBB971
    Assigned Frequencies: 485.537 MHz, 485.637 MHz, 485.687 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: William J SuretteRegistrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STONEHAM, 5 Woodland Rd (Lat: 42.451556 Lon: -71.088889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 31.7 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WPNB434
    Assigned Frequencies: 19505.0 MHz, 19680.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • FIRE HQ, 25 Central St. (Lat: 42.479611 Lon: -71.099278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQOV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 23275.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: Joseph RolliRegistrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • STONEHILL TW, 5 Stonehill Dr. (Lat: 42.499889 Lon: -71.102111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQOV762
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: Joseph RolliRegistrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • BOS0010, 160 Pond Street (Lat: 42.465806 Lon: -71.091944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQQR692
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2014, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 50 Butler Ave. (Lat: 42.485833 Lon: -71.105278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WNE
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.47200 MHz, 0.50000 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2009, Expiration Date: 01/26/2019, Certifier: Stephen H RussellRegistrant: New England Historical Radio Society, Inc., 50 Butler Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180, Phone: (781) 438-6588, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3056S , Serial Number: 28R-7918058, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Cov Motors Inc, 28 Pine St, Stoneham, MA 02180
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5502Q , Serial Number: 604, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Academy Computer Services Inc, 290 Main St Ste 4, Stoneham, MA 02180
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 8327E , Serial Number: P76DCE30017042
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas M Cicatelli, 3 Martin Louis Way, Stoneham, MA 02180

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$282,685186$249,861778$264,24725$183,59423$193,389
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$363,00013$247,07140$271,0896$71,0001$197,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$260,88320$240,029168$285,7928$117,3746$261,815
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$239,41023$236,467125$277,3753$279,3132$277,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$332,4653$321,33330$262,1903$152,3300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3371.01 , 3371.02, 3372.01, 3372.02, 3373.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$296,11724$345,395
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$273,83611$327,148
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$180,3333$304,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$271,6403$286,323
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$203,9600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3371.01 , 3371.02, 3372.01, 3372.02, 3373.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

STONEHAM WATER DEPT (MWRA SUPPLY) (Population served: 21,437, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2008)
EASTBLUFF HIGHLANDS CONDOS (Serves NH, Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2014)
  • Public Education - In DEC-11-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 438
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Stoneham

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stoneham, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Stoneham, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Avenue1LensCrafters1
Bath & Body Works1Marshalls1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets7
CVS1Nissan1
Circle K3RadioShack1
Curves1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dressbarn1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts4Subway1
Famous Footwear1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx5UPS2
Ford1Verizon Wireless1
GNC1Walgreens1
GameStop1

Stoneham compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Stoneham on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #64 (02180) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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