Templeton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 8,013.
Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 
Males: 4,047  (50.5%)
Females: 3,966  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01468.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,296 (it was $48,482 in 2000)
Templeton:

$71,296
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,622 (it was $21,994 in 2000)

Templeton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $225,708 (it was $114,500 in 2000)
Templeton:

$225,708
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Templeton: 133.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Templeton, MA (2010)
    • 7,65695.5%White alone
    • 1531.9%Hispanic
    • 991.2%Two or more races
    • 520.6%Black alone
    • 420.5%Asian alone
    • 70.09%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Templeton, Massachusetts as of July 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Templeton is 1,336 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Templeton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
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
(13.3)
2
(25.6)
3
(37.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.7)
4
(48.8)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(41.1)
3
(39.8)
4
(51.2)
1
(12.6)
2
(25.1)
2
(24.8)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.7)
2
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(150.6)
7
(92.9)
13
(166.4)
9
(113.8)
18
(225.8)
15
(186.1)
9
(111.0)
18
(222.7)
14
(171.0)
5
(61.2)
9
(110.0)
13
(159.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(315.0)
45
(597.1)
48
(614.4)
44
(556.2)
39
(489.3)
40
(496.2)
29
(357.5)
21
(259.8)
12
(146.5)
17
(208.1)
16
(195.5)
8
(98.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(356.1)
28
(371.5)
52
(665.6)
49
(619.4)
57
(715.2)
78
(967.5)
36
(443.8)
57
(705.2)
36
(439.6)
41
(501.9)
33
(403.2)
16
(196.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(178.0)
12
(159.2)
11
(140.8)
7
(88.5)
7
(87.8)
7
(86.8)
4
(49.3)
3
(37.1)
4
(48.8)
5
(61.2)
4
(48.9)
3
(36.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
3
(39.8)
4
(51.2)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)93.0110.5150.0153.0122.6135.082.5121.1112.361.655.763.0

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 Templeton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: French (19.4%), Irish (16.6%), English (12.8%), French Canadian (11.2%), Italian (9.9%), Polish (8.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1762

Elevation: 1141 feet

Land area: 32.0 square miles.

Population density: 250 people per square mile   (very low).

Templeton, Massachusetts map

102 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Massachusetts:

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

1.0% ($1,146)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (25.3 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (53.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (151.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Baldwinville, MA (1.5 miles ),
Gardner, MA (2.0 miles ),
Phillipston, MA (2.0 miles ),
South Ashburnham, MA (2.7 miles ),
Winchendon, MA (2.7 miles ),
Hubbardston, MA (2.8 miles ),
Athol, MA (2.9 miles ),
Royalston, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 72.07 W

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Templeton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Templeton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Templeton, MA
Historical housing units in Templeton, MA
Most common industries in Templeton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Templeton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Templeton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Templeton, Massachusetts average temperatures Templeton, Massachusetts average precipitation Templeton, Massachusetts humidity Templeton, Massachusetts wind speed Templeton, Massachusetts snowfall Templeton, Massachusetts sunshine Templeton, 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 64.7. This is about average.

City:

64.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.150
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.618. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.618
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.53
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Templeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Templeton town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Templeton-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 148.9 miles away from Templeton 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 155.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from Templeton 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 19.4 miles away from Templeton 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 257.1 miles away from Templeton 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 133.0 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Templeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Templeton:

  • BALDWINVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • HEYWOOD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • LEGEND REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • WACHUSETT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Templeton:

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 5 miles; Gardner, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,143)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 15 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 15 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 24 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Assumption College (about 24 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester State University (about 25 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 25 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

Public elementary/middle school in Templeton:

See full list of schools located in Templeton

Library in Templeton:

  • BOYNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,225; Location: 27 BOYNTON ST.; 22,021 books; 640 audio materials; 670 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Templeton: Gardner Sewage Disposal Plant (A), Otter River Sportsmens Club (B), Templeton Fish and Gun Club (C), Templeton Land Fill (D), Templeton Sewer Plant (E), Baldwinville Nursing Home (F), Templeton Fire Department East Templeton (G), Templeton Fire Department (H), Templeton Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (I), Ridgerty Club (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Templeton include: Church in the Wildewood (A), Saint Vincent De Paul Church (B), Saint Martins Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baptist Common Cemetery (1), Greenlawn Cemetery (2), Norcross Hill Cemetery (3), Pine Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Snake Pond (A), Hansel Pond (B), Day Millpond (C), Cook Pond (D), Stone Bridge Pond (E), Greenwood Pond (F), East Templeton Pond (G), Partridgeville Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bailey Brook (A), Crow Hill Brook (B), Templeton Brook (C), Trout Brook (D), Norcross Hill Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Templeton include: The Common (1), Templeton Common Historic District (2), Baldwinville Village Historic District (3), Gilman-Waite Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Charles Knowlton - Physician, George A. Fuller - Architect, George P. Hawkes - Brigadier general in the Army during the Civil War.

Worcester 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 Templeton and their reported violations in the past:

TRAIL RIDGE CONDOMINIUMS (Address: 32 SANDY PINE ROAD , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-2010)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.1%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Templeton in 2010:

  • 118 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Templeton in 2000:

  • 158 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 76 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

For population 15 years and over in Templeton:

Marital status in Templeton, MA
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Templeton:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Templeton, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Worcester County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)

Strongest AM radio stations in Templeton:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WGAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GARDNER, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 3 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Templeton:

  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJDF (97.3 FM; ORANGE, MA; Owner: DEANE BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Templeton:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
Templeton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Templeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.0mTotal length
  • $25,528,000Total costs
  • 119,025Total average daily traffic
  • 9,597Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Templeton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 181960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Templeton, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Otter Rvr State Forest Hdqtrs (Lat: 42.622583 Lon: -72.076750), Call Sign: WBE211,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.415 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/1995, Expiration Date: 10/19/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2000, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, Mt Wachusett State Reservation, Princeton, MA 01541-0248, Phone: (617) 727-3189
  • 33 South Road (Lat: 42.553056 Lon: -72.066972), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQLV547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.375 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2010, Expiration Date: 05/03/2020, Certifier: David Whitaker, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TEMPLETON, 22 Johnson Ave (Lat: 42.558139 Lon: -72.051194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 42.1 m, Overall height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: WPNN255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 04/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Templeton, Off Johnson Avenue (Lat: 42.558111 Lon: -72.051278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43.6 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQEJ614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2006, Expiration Date: 02/13/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2014, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Templeton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Templeton)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 40 took place in 2002, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Templeton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.3%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Templeton, MA
    • 11055.3%Structure Fires
    • 5427.1%Outside Fires
    • 2814.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Templeton, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Templeton, MA
  • 84.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Templeton, MA
  • 79.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.0%Electricity


Templeton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • 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 below state average.

Templeton on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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