Sudbury, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 17,659.
Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 8,617  (48.8%)
Females: 9,042  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01776.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $192,147 (it was $118,579 in 2000)
Sudbury:

$192,147
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $85,462 (it was $53,285 in 2000)

Sudbury town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $886,053 (it was $423,200 in 2000)
Sudbury:

$886,053
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $591,306; detached houses: $624,642; townhouses or other attached units: $582,852; in 2-unit structures: $505,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $595,078; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,031; mobile homes: $95,409
March 2019 cost of living index in Sudbury: 152.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Sudbury, MA (2010)
    • 15,77989.4%White alone
    • 1,0405.9%Asian alone
    • 3502.0%Hispanic
    • 2891.6%Two or more races
    • 1370.8%Black alone
    • 520.3%Other race alone
    • 60.03%American Indian alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Sudbury by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
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)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.6)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
7
(36.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(5.8)
2
(11.6)
4
(23.4)
2
(11.6)
6
(34.4)
3
(17.1)
2
(11.3)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.5)
7
(36.8)
10
(52.3)
14
(73.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(81.8)
12
(69.9)
8
(46.9)
21
(122.2)
18
(103.2)
13
(74.1)
16
(90.1)
24
(133.3)
12
(65.5)
23
(123.7)
20
(105.0)
6
(31.5)
14
(73.2)
3
(15.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
82
(479.1)
75
(436.8)
96
(562.7)
90
(523.6)
63
(361.1)
75
(427.3)
111
(624.8)
50
(277.7)
80
(436.9)
36
(193.6)
45
(236.2)
34
(178.6)
57
(298.1)
58
(304.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
3
(17.6)
1
(5.8)
3
(17.2)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
2
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.5)
Arson
(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)
1
(5.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)27.829.843.641.636.230.734.022.022.917.519.717.132.158.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sudbury, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Sudbury, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (24.5%), English (16.5%), Italian (13.8%), German (12.2%), United States (4.6%), Russian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1639

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 24.4 square miles.

Population density: 725 people per square mile   (low).

Sudbury, Massachusetts map

1,465 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 1.0% North America).

This town:

8.7%
Massachusetts:

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

1.2% ($5,271)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (5.9 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (18.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (165.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Maynard, MA (1.8 miles ),
Wayland, MA (2.2 miles ),
Stow, MA (2.2 miles ),
West Concord, MA (2.2 miles ),
Cochituate, MA (2.3 miles ),
Concord, MA (2.4 miles ),
Framingham, MA (2.4 miles ),
Acton, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 71.43 W

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 88 buildings, average cost: $307,200
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 1999: 57 buildings, average cost: $277,700
  • 2000: 83 buildings, average cost: $300,400
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $302,500
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $378,400
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $335,900
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $391,500
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $412,300
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $367,800
  • 2007: 79 buildings, average cost: $302,000
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $320,300
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $258,600
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $339,400
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $412,200
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $395,200
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $588,000
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $430,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Sudbury, MA residents
Average permit cost in Sudbury, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Sudbury, MA
Historical housing units in Sudbury, MA
Most common industries in Sudbury, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (23.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.0%)
  • Construction (2.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (26.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.3%)
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Sudbury, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Top executives (6.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Computer specialists (7.4%)
  • Engineers (6.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.2%)

Average climate in Sudbury, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sudbury, Massachusetts average temperatures Sudbury, Massachusetts average precipitation Sudbury, Massachusetts humidity Sudbury, Massachusetts wind speed Sudbury, Massachusetts snowfall Sudbury, Massachusetts sunshine Sudbury, 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 0.249. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.543
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sudbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Sudbury town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sudbury-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 182.6 miles away from Sudbury 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 77.6 miles away from Sudbury 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 185.3 miles away from Sudbury 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 234.2 miles away from Sudbury 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 43.4 miles away from the city 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 166.5 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).
Sudbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sudbury:

  • HOSPICE CARE OF MA INC (83 BOSTON POST RD)
  • SUDBURY PINES HOSPICE (642 BOSTON POST ROAD)
  • SUDBURY PINES EXTENDED CARE (642 BOSTON POST ROAD)
  • SUDBURY PINES NURSING HOME (642 BOSTON POST ROAD)
  • WINGATE AT SUDBURY REHAB AND SKILLED NURS RESIDENCE (136 BOSTON POST ROAD)

Airports located in Sudbury:

Amtrak stations near Sudbury:

  • 8 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 19 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sudbury:

  • Framingham State University (about 7 miles; Framingham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,743)
  • Wellesley College (about 9 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)
  • Brandeis University (about 10 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 10 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Babson College (about 11 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Bentley University (about 11 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 13 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)

Public high school in Sudbury:

Private high schools in Sudbury:

  • WILLOW HILL SCHOOL (Students: 60, Location: 98 HAYNES RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • CORWIN-RUSSELL SCHOOL AT BROCCOLI HALL (Students: 56, Location: 142 NORTH RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sudbury:

Private elementary/middle school in Sudbury:

  • APPLE VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 40, Location: 142 NORTH RD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Sudbury

Library in Sudbury:

  • GOODNOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,008,391; Location: 21 CONCORD ROAD; 95,100 books; 11,550 audio materials; 5,576 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 174 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sudbury: Sudbury Plaza (A), Wayside Plaza (B), East Sudbury Station (C), Sudbury Industrial Park (D), Sudbury Fire Department Station 3 (E), Sudbury Fire Department Station 2 (F), Sudbury Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), Goodnow Public Library (H), General John Nixon Elementary School Library (I), Fairbank Community Center (J), Flynn Building (K), Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Library (L), Goodnow Library (M), Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge Headquarters (N), Israel Loring Elementary School Library (O), Loring Parsonage (P), Sudbury Town Hall (Q), Wayside Inn (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mill Village Shopping Center (1), Sudbury Shopping Center (2), Victory Plaza Shopping Center (3), Sudbury Crossing Shopping Center (4), Wayside Plaza Shopping Center (5), 1776 Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sudbury include: Sudbury United Methodist Church (A), Saint John Church (B), Saint Elizabeth Church (C), Memorial Congregational Church (D), First Parish in Sudbury (E), First Baptist Church (F), Congregation Beth El (G), B'Nai Torah Congregation (H), Saint Ansels Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Sudbury Cemetery (1), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (2), Three Cornered Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Blanford Pond (A), Bottomless Pond (B), Stearns Millpond (C), Willis Pond (D), Grist Millpond (E), Carding Millpond (F), Gulf Meadows (G), Cold Brook Meadow (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bridge Brook (A), Cold Brook (B), Run Brook (C), Hop Brook (D), Landham Brook (E), Dudley Brook (F), Pantry Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sudbury include: Sudbury Center Historic District (1), Boy Scout Reservation (2), Frank G Feeley Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic New England Codman Estate (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 51 Lakewood Dr) (1), Hosmer House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 299 Old Sudbury Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Clarion Carriage House Inn Sudbury (738 Boston Post Road) (1), Mattakesett Properties of Martha's Vineyard (Boston Post Road) (2), Arabian Horse Inn Bed & Breakfast (277 Old Sudbury Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Scott Evans (actor) - Actor, Ashley Richardson - Model, Horace Abbott - Iron manufacturer, Joe Sims - Football player, Samantha Hammel - Actor.

Middlesex 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 Sudbury and their reported violations in the past:

SUDBURY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 18,103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2011)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 25 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sudbury that have no violations reported:

  • CODMAN HILL CONDOMINIUM (Population served: 360, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

85.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.6%
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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.8%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%
205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
193 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Sudbury (2011 data):

  • Salem Five Cents Savings Bank: Sudbury Branch at 19 Concord Road, branch established on 2008/09/19. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Sudbury Branch at 5 Concord Road, branch established on 2007/12/07. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Sudbury Plaza Branch at 505 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1964/06/15. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sudbury Branch at 22 Union Avenue, branch established on 1971/07/01. 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
  • Marlborough Savings Bank: Sudbury Branch at 439 Boston Post Road, branch established on 2000/03/31. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Sudbury Branch at 450 Boston Post Rd, branch established on 1999/06/28. 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
  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Sudbury Branch at 454 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1996/02/26. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Sudbury Branch at 421 Boston Post Road, branch established on 1997/09/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Sudbury:

Marital status in Sudbury, MA
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

For population 25 years and over in Sudbury:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Sudbury (Sudbury, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Sudbury, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Sudbury, MA
NameCountNameCount
BMW1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx5T-Mobile1
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Sudbury:

  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sudbury:

  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; SUDBURY, MA; Owner: SUDBURY VALLEY B'CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sudbury:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sudbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.5mTotal length
  • $3,410,000Total costs
  • 82,320Total average daily traffic
  • 7,975Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sudbury)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Boston Post Rd (Lat: 42.360083 Lon: -71.397278), Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPNE626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 943.375 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/25/2022, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Sudbury, Borrow Pit, North Rd., Rt 117 (Lat: 42.418889 Lon: -71.385000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQIE375,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2008, Expiration Date: 01/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Nobscot Hill, On Brimstone Lane, Off Rte 20 (Lat: 42.346750 Lon: -71.449500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQNL665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6651.25 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/16/2021, Certifier: Richard L Searle, Registrant: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, 301 Boylston St. Rte 70, Clinton, MA 01510, Phone: (978) 365-7888, Fax: (978) 365-7292, Email:
  • NOBSCOTT HILL, Nobscott Hill (Lat: 42.346694 Lon: -71.450000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQPQ564,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/19/2022, Certifier: Darrel Peterson, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, K H Law Dc, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Town Hall, 322 Concord Lane (Lat: 42.382778 Lon: -71.411000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQYN549, Licensee ID: L00019135,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17745.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2016, Expiration Date: 11/18/2026, Certifier: Scott Nix, Registrant: Sudbury Police Department, 75 Hudson Road, Sudbury, MA 01776, Phone: (978) 443-2121, Fax: (978) 443-1045, Email:
  • Maynard Road, Maynard Road (Lat: 42.402500 Lon: -71.433611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WRAK821, Licensee ID: L00019135,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17845.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2017, Expiration Date: 12/18/2027, Certifier: Scott Nix, Registrant: Sudbury Police Department, 75 Hudson Road, Sudbury, MA 01776, Phone: (978) 443-2121, Fax: (978) 443-1045, Email:
  • 390 Lincoln Rd. (Lat: 42.397583 Lon: -71.398667), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WLJ580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/1988, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Registrant: Sudbury Valley Broadcasting Foundation, 390 Lincoln Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

159 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sudbury)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sudbury)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of fire incidents - 71 took place in 2003, and the least - 13 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Sudbury, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.0%), and Outside Fires (42.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sudbury, MA
    • 39248.0%Structure Fires
    • 34642.4%Outside Fires
    • 546.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 253.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sudbury, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sudbury, MA
  • 49.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 47.0%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sudbury, MA
  • 48.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood


Sudbury compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.

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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 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+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 (01776) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 (01776) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (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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