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Population in 2010: 1,128. Population change since 2000: +8.1%
Males: 495  (43.9%)
Females: 633  (56.1%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01469.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,693 (it was $50,234 in 2000)
Townsend:

$54,693
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,179

Townsend CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $214,862 (it was $143,900 in 2000)
Townsend:

$214,862
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $262,838; Detached houses: $289,212; In 2-unit structures: $272,983; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $76,252

Median gross rent in 2012: $741.

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Townsend races chart
  • White alone - 1,064 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Townsend: 131.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), English (16.1%), French (12.4%), Italian (7.8%), United States (7.6%), German (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1732

Elevation: 315 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 671 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Townsend:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Townsend CDP:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 35.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 27.4%

22 residents are foreign born (1.2% North America, 1.0% Europe).

This place:  2.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Townsend, Massachusetts as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Townsend to the number of sex offenders is 9,687 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,112 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,091 (1.0%)

Townsend satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (12.8 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (39.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (177.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lunenburg, MA (2.3 miles ), Ashby, MA (2.3 miles ), Brookline, NH (2.4 miles ), Mason, NH (2.4 miles ), Pepperell, MA (2.5 miles ), East Pepperell, MA (2.7 miles ), Fitchburg, MA (2.8 miles ), Groton, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 71.71 W

Area code: 978

Townsend household income distribution Townsend home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Townsend-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Townsend place 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 11.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Townsend-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 70% 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 57.8 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 36.6 miles away from Townsend center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 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 45.9 miles away from the city 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 33.7 miles away from Townsend center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.1 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 Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Townsend topographic map

Birthplace of: John Kerin (umpire) - Baseball umpire, Rolland H. Spaulding - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Townsend:

  • PARK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PEPPERELL, MA)
  • FREEMAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PEPPERELL, MA)
  • BIRCHWOOD MANOR NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Townsend, MA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Townsend:

  • Fitchburg State College (about 7 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,820)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 20 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 8,432)
  • Hesser College (about 25 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 25 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 25 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • Assumption College (about 27 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 28 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)

Public high school in Townsend:

Public elementary/middle schools in Townsend:

Private elementary/middle school in Townsend:

  • RAINBOW PRESCHOOL - CHILD CARE (Students: 57; Location: 27 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Townsend, School District: NORTH MIDDLESEX

Library in Townsend:

  • TOWNSEND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $187,988; Location: 276 MAIN ST.; 28,201 books; 88 e-books; 1,864 audio materials; 2,661 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Rainbow Childcare has 100 children and ages are infant - schoolage.

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Notable locations in Townsend: Townsend Fire Department Station 1 Annex (A), Townsend Fire Department Emergency Medical Service (B), Townsend Fire Department Headquarters (C), Hawthorne Brook Middle School Library (D), Townsend Public Library (E), Townsend Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Townsend include: Townsend United Methodist Church (A), Townsend Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillside Cemetery (1), Center Cemetery (2), Townsend Center Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Squannacook River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.77. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.77
U.S.:

3.97
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

TOWNSEND WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 5171, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between NOV-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-08-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.5%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.6%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Townsend, MA

Townsend compared to Massachusetts state average:

Townsend, 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Townsend (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Townsend Branch at 18 Main Street, branch established on 1978/05/01. 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.
  • Rollstone Bank & Trust: Townsend Branch at 225 Main Street, branch established on 1978/03/31. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $532.9 mil, Deposits: $299.5 mil, headquarters in Fitchburg, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Townsend travel time to work - commute


Townsend mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Townsend:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 3 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Townsend:

  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Townsend:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
Townsend, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 32
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Townsend fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 42.670556 Lon: -71.773056, Call Sign: WPPS525
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.825 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 462.200 MHz, 462.350 MHz, 462.500 MHz, 467.200 MHz, 467.500 MHz... (+13 more)
    Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015, Certifier: Nancy Piepidra
    Registrant: Sterilite Corporation, 30 Scales Lane, Townsend, MA 01469, Phone: (978) 597-1147, Fax: (978) 597-1196, Email:
  • 20 Main Street (Lat: 42.650278 Lon: -71.661944), Call Sign: WQOB511
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 457.512 MHz... (+17 more)
    Grant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 08/03/2021, Certifier: Laura Nicholson
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (530) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • TOWNSEND, 84 Bayberry Hill (Lat: 42.654639 Lon: -71.736750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WPSK633
    Assigned Frequencies: 11131.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 06/04/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2012, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 L;egacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • 9002, 12 Ball Road (Lat: 42.694250 Lon: -71.662500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WPXE386
    Assigned Frequencies: 19305.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19345.0 MHz, 19305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • BS54XC113, 12 Dudley Road (Lat: 42.676139 Lon: -71.704000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WQPU408
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • BS72XC006, 84 Bayberry Hill (Lat: 42.654639 Lon: -71.736750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQPU535
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Townsend)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MILLER JOHN M STEEN SKYBOLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3241G , Serial Number: L-5086-39, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald L Benoit, 109 Main St, Townsend, MA 01469
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/06/2008, Exported to: Italy
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN CORP AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4518B , Serial Number: AA5B1038, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel C Schmitz, 31 Shirley Rd, Townsend, MA 01469
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80638 , Serial Number: 17266685, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 02/05/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lynch Margaret Donahue, 144 Main St, Townsend, MA 01469, Other Owners: Jeffrey R Lynch
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R22 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8424Y , Serial Number: 0364, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew A Niemi, 4 Maple St Po Box 240, Townsend, MA 01469
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84520 , Serial Number: 7AC-3225, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald L Benoit, 109 Main St, Townsend, MA 01469
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9580X , Serial Number: 21057880, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey Buchanan, 51 Maplewood Dr, Townsend, MA 01469



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$228,5202$196,08510$208,6971$90,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$127,1100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$226,4700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$252,9950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$137,9500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3011.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$257,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3011.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Townsend


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Townsend, MA
Businesses in Townsend, MA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1New Balance1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
McDonald's1True Value1
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