Sunderland, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 3,684. Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 1,813  (49.2%)
Females: 1,871  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01375.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $53,407 (it was $37,147 in 2000)
Sunderland:

$53,407
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $31,775 (it was $20,024 in 2000)

Sunderland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $308,254 (it was $165,000 in 2000)
Sunderland:

$308,254
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $254,045; Detached houses: $264,125; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,950; In 2-unit structures: $222,435; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,584; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $487,647; Mobile homes: $43,609
  • Races in Sunderland, MA (2010)

    Sunderland races chart
    • 3,11884.6%White alone
    • 1905.2%Asian alone
    • 1814.9%Hispanic
    • 932.5%Black alone
    • 782.1%Two or more races
    • 120.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.3%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sunderland: 121.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (17.3%), Irish (14.7%), English (12.6%), French (11.8%), German (9.2%), Italian (9.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1714

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 256 people per square mile   (very low).

Sunderland,MA real estate house value index trend

Sunderland, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Sunderland:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunderland town:

  • Never married: 45.6%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

402 residents are foreign born (6.5% Asia, 1.7% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This town:

10.6%
Massachusetts:

12.2%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sunderland, Massachusetts as of September 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunderland to the number of sex offenders is 3,909 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Sunderland town:  1.5% ($2,495)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Sunderland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (20.1 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (75.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (130.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: South Deerfield, MA (1.5 miles ), Leverett, MA (1.9 miles ), Whately, MA (2.0 miles ), North Amherst, MA (2.1 miles ), Deerfield, MA (2.2 miles ), Amherst Center, MA (2.4 miles ), Amherst, MA (2.6 miles ), Hatfield, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $222,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 72.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413


Crime rates in Sunderland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10101010
per 100,000 26.40.026.40.026.40.026.50.0
Robberies 35101101
per 100,000 79.1130.826.40.026.426.10.026.9
Assaults 13742510813
per 100,000 342.6183.1105.552.7131.8261.4211.8350.0
Burglaries 131011307161121
per 100,000 342.6261.5290.2791.1184.6418.2291.2565.4
Theft 2233221425171619
per 100,000 579.7863.0580.3369.2659.1444.3423.5511.6
Auto thefts 62240023
per 100,000 158.152.352.8105.50.00.052.980.8
Arson 22070100
per 100,000 52.752.30.0184.60.026.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 315.5) 161.3123.891.289.194.6107.2105.1144.6

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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 Sunderland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Sunderland, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Sunderland-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Sunderland town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunderland-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 136.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Sunderland 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 86.9 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 16.6 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 108.4 miles away from Sunderland 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 260.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunderland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sunderland:

  • COZY CORNER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (61 OLD AMHERST ROAD, P O BOX 405)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sunderland:

  • HOSPICE OF THE FISHER HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; AMHERST, MA)
  • CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE AT AMHERST (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AMHERST, MA)
  • HADLEY AT ELAINE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HADLEY, MA)
  • BUCKLEY-GREENFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • SERVICENET HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NORTHAMPTON, MA)
  • HOME CARE PRN INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)

Amtrak station near Sunderland:

  • 7 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunderland:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 6 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 26,583)
  • Smith College (about 11 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 15 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 19 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 4,911)
  • Western New England University (about 24 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • American International College (about 25 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)

Public elementary/middle school in Sunderland:

See full list of schools located in Sunderland

Library in Sunderland:

  • SUNDERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $131,542; Location: 20 SCHOOL ST.; 27,942 books; 930 e-books; 2,716 audio materials; 3,758 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Library in Sunderland: Sunderland Public Library, 20 School Street; 413-665-2642; Open 40 hours per week; FY2006 Operating Income: $125,562; FY2005 Annual Circulation: 55,968 items; FY2005 Attendance in Library: 47,052 patrons; FY2005 Holdings Information: 23,126 books; 1,312 audios; 2,497 videos; 83 magazine subscriptions.
  • Sunderland Amateur Radio Communications: 53.350 - PL 71.9 145.130 - PL 173.8 442.200 + PL 173.8 443.450 + PL 173.8 Used for Emergency Communications, Skywarn (weather related situations and goodwill among the community.

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Notable locations in Sunderland: Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery (A), Sunderland Fire Department (B), Graves Memorial Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), North Sunderland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Chard Pond (A), Whitmore Pond (B), Cranberry Pond (C), Greene Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gunn Brook (A), Mohawk Brook (B), Dry Brook (C), Long Plain Brook (D), Great Drain (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.0. This is about average.

City:

83.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.884. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.884
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.87
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  46.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

14.0%
Whole state:

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

7.2%
Whole state:

4.4%
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
46 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Sunderland (2011 data):

  • Greenfield Co-operative Bank: Sunderland Branch at 18 Amherst Road, branch established on 2003/01/06. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $308.4 mil, Deposits: $260.0 mil, headquarters in Greenfield, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Greenfield Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sunderland town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,50915
Mainline Protestant4,61738
Evangelical Protestant2,07920
Other1,58021
None46,587-
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: 26
Franklin County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Franklin County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

22.2%
Massachusetts:

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

15.1%
State:

16.5%

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampshire County, MA  1.74% ($33,774 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.81% ($33,513)
from Hampden County, MA  0.42% ($30,770)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,267 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampshire County, MA  1.52% ($37,079 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MA  0.80% ($33,573)
to Hampden County, MA  0.42% ($35,024)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunderland:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunderland:

  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WGAJ (91.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MA; Owner: TRUATEES OF DEERFIELD ACADEMY)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUA (91.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sunderland:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Sunderland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sunderland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $409,000Total costs
  • 14,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,008Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,742Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sunderland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Headquarters N Main St (Lat: 42.466750 Lon: -72.574528), Call Sign: KCN366, Licensee ID: L00566908
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5400 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2005, Expiration Date: 08/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2015Registrant: Sunderland, Town Of, 12 School St, Sunderland, MA 01375, Phone: (413) 665-2465, Fax: (413) 665-7599

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Dem Fire Tower Mt Toby (Lat: 42.487861 Lon: -72.537861), Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEK364
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.337 MHz, 928.337 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/1998, Expiration Date: 12/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009Registrant: Phone: (617) 849-5503
  • MT TOBY, Mt Toby State Forest (Lat: 42.488083 Lon: -72.537611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPRW658
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.175 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2010, Expiration Date: 03/02/2021, Certifier: Richard P HanlonRegistrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • MOUNT TOBY, Top Of Mt Toby (Lat: 42.488000 Lon: -72.538083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQDJ213
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.150 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2015, Certifier: Russell SienkiewczRegistrant: New England Communications Systems, Inc, 15 Industrial Park Place, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 632-2678, Fax: (860) 613-0559, Email:
  • TOBY MTN, Toby State Forest (Lat: 42.488139 Lon: -72.537583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQDR569
    Assigned Frequencies: 10638.7 MHzGrant Date: 07/21/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Linda DunlavyRegistrant: Franklin Regional Council Of Governments, 12 Olive St, Ste 2, Greenfield, MA 01301-3318, Phone: (413) 774-3167, Fax: (413) 774-3169, Email:
  • MT TOBY, Mt Toby State Forest (Lat: 42.488083 Lon: -72.537611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQNC870
    Assigned Frequencies: 10648.1 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Charles B SutherlandRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2264
  • STATION, D E Q E Fire Tower Mt Toby (Lat: 42.488139 Lon: -72.537861), Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WBH350
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.200 MHz, 957.200 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2010, Expiration Date: 11/21/2020Registrant: Massachusetts Department Of Transportation- Highway, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Phone: (617) 973-8824, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sunderland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SCHLAPPI DALE VANS RV8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8XF , Serial Number: 81979, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Dale D Schlappi, 324 Falls Rd, Sunderland, MA 01375
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9062B , Serial Number: F7-613, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Roger D Morin, 133 N Main St, Sunderland, MA 01375

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

CLIFFSIDE APARTMENTS (Population served: 550, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2012)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
POND RIDGE CONDO ASSN (Address: 370-E. MONTAGUE RD , Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-23-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from FEB-14-2014 to FEB-26-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 26 regular monitoring violations

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

  • SUNDERLAND WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,990, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Sunderland

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Sunderland, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1

Sunderland compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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