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Population in 2010: 13,787. Population change since 2000: -4.3%
Males: 6,322  (45.9%)
Females: 7,465  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01907.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $94,633 (it was $71,089 in 2000)
Swampscott:

$94,633
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $51,795

Swampscott CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $403,985 (it was $266,000 in 2000)
Swampscott:

$403,985
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $472,227; Detached houses: $525,650; Townhouses or other attached units: $274,173; In 2-unit structures: $321,207; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,855; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,155

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,274.

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  • White alone - 12,824 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 355 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 264 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 157 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 155 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Swampscott: 137.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (21.4%), Italian (12.1%), English (10.1%), Polish (5.5%), Russian (5.3%), French (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 3.05 square miles.

Population density: 4,521 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Swampscott:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swampscott CDP:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1,866 residents are foreign born (7.3% Europe).

This place:  13.5%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,823 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,589 (1.4%)

Swampscott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (2.5 miles , pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (14.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (198.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lynn, MA (1.6 miles ), Marblehead, MA (1.6 miles ), Salem, MA (1.7 miles ), Nahant, MA (1.9 miles ), Peabody, MA (2.2 miles ), Saugus, MA (2.3 miles ), Beverly, MA (2.5 miles ), Revere, MA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $284,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $453,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $309,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $309,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 70.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,133 (-22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,215 (17.1%)

Swampscott household income distribution Swampscott home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Swampscott by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4102012100
per 100,000 28.36.90.013.90.07.114.37.10.00.0
Robberies 2603422443
per 100,000 14.141.40.020.827.814.214.328.328.821.6
Assaults 11382331016159
per 100,000 77.720.755.313.920.821.371.7113.4108.064.9
Burglaries 36213537402838344442
per 100,000 254.3145.0241.8256.7277.9198.6272.6240.9316.9302.8
Thefts 208256160215230281202235216155
per 100,000 1469.31767.81105.41491.61598.01993.31449.11665.41555.91117.4
Auto thefts 6201177951096
per 100,000 42.4138.176.048.648.663.835.970.964.843.3
Arson 0000000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.27.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.7) 132.5123.584.8110.1108.0122.3119.2136.4129.896.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Swampscott, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Swampscott-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the Swampscott 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 18.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swampscott-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from Swampscott center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Swampscott center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swampscott topographic map

Birthplace of: Freddy Cannon - Male singer, Harold Alfond - Businessman and philanthropist, Jefferson Friedman - Composer, Walter Brennan - (1894-1974), Academy Award winning actor, William Henry Claflin, Jr. - Businessman, Michael Smiley - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders).


Hospital/medical center in Swampscott:

  • JEWISH REHAB CENTER FOR AGED (Nursing Home, 330 PARADISE RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Swampscott:

  • GROSVENOR PARK (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SALEM, MA)
  • ABBOTT HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LYNN, MA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF THE NORTH SHORE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LYNN, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Swampscott, MA

Amtrak stations near Swampscott:

  • 11 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 12 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.
  • 13 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

College/University in Swampscott:

  • Marian Court College (Full-time enrollment: 184; Location: 35 Little's Point Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mariancourt.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swampscott:

  • Salem State College (about 3 miles; Salem, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)
  • Endicott College (about 7 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • North Shore Community College (about 9 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 3,635)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 11 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,767)
  • Suffolk University (about 12 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,901)
  • Emerson College (about 12 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Tufts University (about 12 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,397)

Public high school in Swampscott:

Public elementary/middle schools in Swampscott:

Private elementary/middle school in Swampscott:

  • THE HATHAWAY SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 50 BLANEY ST; Grades: PK - 3)
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Library in Swampscott:

  • SWAMPSCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $602,182; Location: 61 BURRILL ST.; 85,705 books; 2,659 audio materials; 3,389 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There are more churches in Swampscott, including: - John's, a Roman Catholic Church - The Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn (which is actually in Swampscott). - There's an Orthodox Jewish temple a few years old that's relatively large and across the street from the library. - There's at least one more protestant Church, but I don't know the name or denomination of it. -Lastly, Temple Israel and Beth El merged just within the past few months - Temple Israel is no more, but I'm not sure what they are calling the new unified Temple. added by Ryan

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Notable locations in Swampscott: Swampscott Station (A), Tedesco Country Club (B), Swampscott Townhall (C), Swampscott Fire Department (D), Horace-Mann Camp Fire Station (E), Lindsay Library (F), Elihu Thompson House (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Swampscott include: Temple Beth El (A), Temple Israel (B), First Congregational Church of Swampscott (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Foster Pond (A), Palmer Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Swampscott include: Jackson Park (1), Abbott Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Phillips Beach (A), Fishermans Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Eddy Mary Baker Historical House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 23 Paradise Road), Hall Barbara (Historical Places & Services; 23 Paradise Road), Boston Sedan Inc (Tours & Charters; 45 New Ocean St).

Hotel: Cap'n Jack's Waterfront Inn (253 Humphrey Street).

 
Essex 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.6. This is about average.
City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.304. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.304
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

SWAMPSCOTT WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 13200, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-2001 and APR-03-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.9%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 4.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 57.6% for other race residents, 0.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.2%
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: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Swampscott, MA

172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Swampscott in 2000:

  • 240 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Swampscott compared to Massachusetts state average:

Swampscott, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Swampscott (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Swampscott Stop & Shop Branch at 450 Paradise Rd Rt 1, branch established on 2002/10/01; Swampscott Branch at 500 Paradise Road, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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
  • Salem Five Cents Savings Bank: Swampscott Branch at 450 Paradise Road, branch established on 1975/10/15. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Swampscott-Vinnin Square Branch at 495 Paraside Road, branch established on 1960/08/29. 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.
  • Citibank, National Association: Swampscott Financial Center at 505 Paradise Road, branch established on 2007/09/12. 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.
  • Eastern Bank: Vinnin Square Branch at 405 Paradise Road, branch established on 1967/12/28. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Swampscott travel time to work - commute


Swampscott mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Swampscott CDP (based on Essex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.47%
Here64.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents77.8%4.7%3.3%3.0%2.2%
Congregations18.5%7.7%13.0%7.4%1.6%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.9%1.1%0.7%0.6%4.7%
Congregations8.2%6.3%4.2%1.9%31.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

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

20.7%
State:

16.5%

5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.65% ($62,439 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.90% ($54,644)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.35% ($42,167)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($831 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($47,527 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.72% ($57,207)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.57% ($50,542)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swampscott:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MA; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swampscott:

  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WMWM (91.7 FM; SALEM, MA; Owner: SALEM STATE COLLEGE BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Swampscott:

  • 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)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 425 Humphrey St (Lat: 42.468417 Lon: -70.917833), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WHU743
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/1994, Expiration Date: 09/28/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Swampscott Yacht Club Inc, Swampscott, MA 01907
  • Swampscott Fire Dept 76 Burrill St (Lat: 42.469806 Lon: -70.919778), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHW791
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swampscott)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ALEXANDER FRANK J 503 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 115FA , Serial Number: 0311, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth G Jr Smith, 53 Walnut Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30389 , Serial Number: 17701228, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1968
    Registrant (Partnership): Larry F Somers, 77 Essex St Box 234, Swampscott, MA 01907, Other Owners: Carol L Somers
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3796G , Serial Number: 310R0914, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1998
    Registrant (Individual): John Goldsmith, 55 Galloupes Point Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 789CD , Serial Number: 3567, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Dmg Cirrus LLC, 75 Phillips Beach Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED41$279,610101$308,248588$290,58819$218,00014$259,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$331,0003$235,00041$265,7560$04$261,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$241,00018$197,944113$323,83210$105,6005$345,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$242,00012$310,83384$291,6073$83,3334$238,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$271,0002$295,00020$288,9000$01$224,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2021.00 , 2022.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$304,20015$335,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$261,5005$276,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$306,2504$276,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$311,0001$351,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$253,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2021.00 , 2022.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 141
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Swampscott


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swampscott, MA
Businesses in Swampscott, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
CVS1Panera Bread1
Dunkin Donuts2RadioShack1
FedEx2Starbucks1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
JoS. A. Bank1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Whole Foods Market1
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