Ware, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,170.
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
Males: 2,898  (47.0%)
Females: 3,272  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 01082.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,893 (it was $31,138 in 2000)
Ware:

$44,893
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,511 (it was $17,906 in 2000)

Ware CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $184,596 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Ware:

$184,596
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $211,729; detached houses: $208,409; townhouses or other attached units: $478,098; in 2-unit structures: $211,488; mobile homes: $65,237

Median gross rent in 2019: $921.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ware: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.9%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ware, MA (2019)
    • 5,05085.9%White alone
    • 65611.2%Hispanic
    • 941.6%Two or more races
    • 641.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Ware, Massachusetts as of May 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ware is 252 to 1.


Crime rates in Ware by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(69.5)
2
(19.9)
3
(30.1)
2
(19.7)
4
(41.0)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.2)
2
(20.3)
4
(40.7)
3
(30.4)
4
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(29.8)
1
(10.0)
5
(50.2)
8
(78.7)
11
(112.8)
7
(70.5)
2
(20.1)
3
(30.4)
6
(61.0)
3
(30.4)
4
(40.4)
5
(50.5)
4
(40.6)
6
(61.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(218.6)
28
(279.1)
35
(351.4)
35
(344.3)
29
(297.5)
40
(402.7)
36
(362.1)
37
(375.4)
25
(254.1)
32
(323.9)
50
(505.5)
40
(403.8)
40
(406.1)
42
(428.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(417.3)
34
(338.9)
29
(291.1)
44
(432.9)
53
(543.7)
37
(372.5)
46
(462.7)
36
(365.3)
33
(335.4)
25
(253.0)
20
(202.2)
21
(212.0)
15
(152.3)
9
(91.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
97
(963.7)
81
(807.5)
146
(1,466)
113
(1,112)
132
(1,354)
81
(815.5)
145
(1,458)
198
(2,009)
138
(1,403)
108
(1,093)
142
(1,436)
164
(1,655)
130
(1,320)
64
(652.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(149.0)
8
(79.8)
11
(110.4)
13
(127.9)
6
(61.6)
12
(120.8)
3
(30.2)
4
(40.6)
3
(30.5)
4
(40.5)
7
(70.8)
8
(80.8)
8
(81.2)
10
(102.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(79.5)
2
(19.9)
2
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.8)
1
(10.1)
6
(60.4)
5
(50.7)
1
(10.2)
5
(50.6)
1
(10.1)
2
(20.2)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index188.0137.2197.3193.2223.3178.1195.7209.6183.7162.9222.8183.4191.8152.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ware, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: American (39.1%), Polish (11.4%), Russian (7.0%), French Canadian (5.0%), French (4.5%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 475 feet

Land area: 6.17 square miles.

Population density: 999 people per square mile   (low).

Ware, Massachusetts map

391 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

This place:

6.6%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,897 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,103 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (18.5 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (59.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (129.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Warren, MA (2.0 miles ),
West Brookfield, MA (2.3 miles ),
Palmer Town, MA (2.4 miles ),
Bondsville, MA (2.5 miles ),
Hardwick, MA (2.6 miles ),
New Braintree, MA (2.7 miles ),
Belchertown, MA (2.8 miles ),
Palmer, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.26 N, Longitude: 72.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -474 (-8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 564 (21.5%)

Area code: 413

Distribution of median household income in Ware, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ware, MA in 2019
Ware satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $38,700
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $381,000
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $381,000
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $381,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $265,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Ware, MA residents
Average permit cost in Ware, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Historical population in Ware, MA
Historical housing units in Ware, MA
Most common industries in Ware, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Paper (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Paper (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Ware, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Ware, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ware, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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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 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.291. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.291
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.381. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.381
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Ware place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ware-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 71% 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 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Ware 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) earthquake occurred 170.9 miles away from Ware 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 91.8 miles away from Ware center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 122.6 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 6.2 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 Hampshire County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Ware:

  • BAYSTATE MARY LANE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 85 SOUTH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ware:

  • GUARDIAN HOSPICE OF MASSACHUSETTS, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WEST BROOKFIELD, MA)
  • QUABOAG REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEST BROOKFIELD, MA)
  • PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF PALMER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • WING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • MONSON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • WINGATE AT WILBRAHAM REHAB AND SKILLED NURS RESID (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WILBRAHAM, MA)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Ware:

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Amtrak station near Ware:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ware:

  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 17 miles; Amherst, MA; Full-time enrollment: 26,583)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 17 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Western New England University (about 18 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)
  • American International College (about 19 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • Springfield College (about 20 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 21 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Smith College (about 21 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)

Public high school in Ware:

  • WARE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 237 WEST STREET, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ware:

Private elementary/middle school in Ware:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 125, Location: SOUTH AND CHARLES ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ware

Library in Ware:

  • YOUNG MEN'S LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $307,121; Location: 37 MAIN ST.; 45,891 books; 930 e-books; 1,520 audio materials; 1,893 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The University of Massachusetts in Amherst should be in the list of colleges and universities closest to Amherst!!
  • Ware Bible Baptist Church http://www.warebiblebaptist.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ware: Ware Town Hall (A), Young Mens Library Association (B), Ware Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Phillips Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ware include: United Church of Ware (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Sovereign Grace Baptist Church (C), Quabbin Valley Baptist Church (D), Mount Carmel Church (E), Lighthouse Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Aspen Grove Cemetery (1), Old Saint Williams Cemetery (2), Walnut Grove Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Mount Carmel Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Snow Pond (A), Ware River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Brook (A), Muddy Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ware include: Greenville Park (1), Ware Millyard Historic District (2), Church Street Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Antique 1880 Inn Bed & Breakfast (14 Pleasant Street).

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Ware District Court- Probation (71 South Street), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Ware District Court- Clerk's Office (71 South Street).

Birthplace of: Candy Cummings - Baseball player, Johnny Grabowski - Baseball player, Philip F. Gura - Literary critic, Ruth Baker Pratt - Politician, Shamus Culhane - Animator, Billy Jo Robidoux - Baseball player, Brad Witt - Politician, George Dana Boardman Pepper - College president, Joe Giard - Baseball player, Nap Shea - Major League Baseball catcher.

Hampshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WARE WATER DEPT (Population served: 7,065, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-21-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • 24 regular monitoring violations

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

  • QUABBIN SUNRISE COOPERATIVE INC (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.5%
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: 0.3% of all households
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Ware (2011 data):

  • Country Bank for Savings: West Street Branch, Wal Mart Branch Ware, Country Bank For Savings. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,431.1 mil, Deposits: $953.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ware West Branch at 136 West Street, branch established on 1966/10/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • FamilyFirst Bank: Familyfirst Bank at 40 Main Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2007/04/02: Bank assets: $57.1 mil, Deposits: $39.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Chicopee Savings Bank: Ware Branch at 350 Palmer Road, branch established on 2009/01/22. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $615.4 mil, Deposits: $459.7 mil, headquarters in Chicopee, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Chicopee Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ware:

Marital status in Ware, MA
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ware:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ware
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ware, MA (based on Hampshire County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,64322
Mainline Protestant8,45445
Other4,72227
Evangelical Protestant3,12822
Black Protestant291
None91,104-
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: 32
Hampshire County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hampshire County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Hampshire County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 158
Hampshire County:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.3%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampshire County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

12.3%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ware:

49.9%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Ware:

29.3
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ware:

22.7%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Ware:

56.0%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ware, MA Residents

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($304 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampden County, MA  2.24% ($46,371 average AGI)
from Franklin County, MA  0.70% ($42,432)
from Worcester County, MA  0.34% ($47,054)


7.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Hampshire County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampden County, MA  2.14% ($44,170 average AGI)
to Franklin County, MA  0.79% ($43,790)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.34% ($45,114)
Businesses in Ware, MA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ware:

  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ware:

  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ware:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Ware fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Ware fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.1mTotal length
  • $13,044,000Total costs
  • 93,437Total average daily traffic
  • 8,078Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,709Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ware, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 41930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ware, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ware)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • REPEATER: FIRE, Quabbin Hill Rd (Quabbin Hill) (Lat: 42.298917 Lon: -72.334583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: KUG782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2015, Expiration Date: 09/06/2025, Certifier: Sean Bracey, Registrant: Belchertown Fire/Ems, 9 East Walnut St, Belchetown, MA 01007-1074, Phone: (413) 323-7571, Fax: (413) 323-7581, Email:
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 42.234389 Lon: -72.287861, Call Sign: WNHR202,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.565 MHz, 160.425 MHz, 160.425 MHz, 160.470 MHz, 160.575 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/02/2023, Registrant: Transportation Technology Center, Inc., 55500 Dot Rd - Rdl Bldg, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (719) 584-0578, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.275500 Lon: -72.336194, Call Sign: WPTN602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.150 MHz, 464.075 MHz, 461.175 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2011, Expiration Date: 11/08/2021, Certifier: Kevin O'Brien, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 42.259528 Lon: -72.237028, Call Sign: WQAA317,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.6000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2014, Expiration Date: 04/20/2024, Certifier: Thomas W Coulombe, Registrant: Central Ma Public Safety Assn Inc, Warren, MA 01083-0637, Phone: (877) 267-7291, Email:
  • Quabbin Hill Road (Lat: 42.298972 Lon: -72.334722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQCP366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.362 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2005, Expiration Date: 10/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • Lat: 42.258528 Lon: -72.239528, Call Sign: WQXB261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.487 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.687 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Warren A Rogers, Registrant: Worad, Inc., 299 Brooks Street, Worcester, MA 01606, Phone: (508) 852-2693, Fax: (508) 852-2704, Email:
  • 73 South Street (Lat: 42.254583 Lon: -72.241639), Call Sign: WRFW907,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 456.612 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2020, Expiration Date: 05/19/2030, Certifier: Patti King, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • QUABBIN HILL, Quabbin Hill (Lat: 42.298944 Lon: -72.334583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTW656,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.718 MHz, 952.718 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2019, Expiration Date: 11/09/2029, Registrant: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, 301 Boylston Street, Route 70, Clinton, MA 01510, Phone: (508) 365-7888, Email:
  • QUABBIN LOOK, One Tower Road (Lat: 42.298944 Lon: -72.334583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPZA999, Licensee ID: L00003516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 12/17/2023, Certifier: C. Blair Sutherland, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2264, Fax: (617) 727-5051
  • BS33XC006, Coffey Hill Rd. (Lat: 42.262861 Lon: -72.321861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQPU806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 08/21/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • BS33XC074, 268 Belchertown Rd (Lat: 42.263472 Lon: -72.262278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQPU807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 08/21/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Coy Hill Road, 2.7 Km Se Of (Lat: 42.247306 Lon: -72.207278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 66 m, Call Sign: KNLW539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.687 MHz, Expiration Date: 12/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ware)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • ROCOSO AIRCRAFT SALES, Po Box 719, Ware, MA 01082
    Certificate: D000232 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2006, Expiration Date: 06/21/2007

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38969 , Serial Number: 28-7716301, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Harmen J Vandervelden, 895 Turkey St, Ware, MA 01082
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 400HP (400 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 58M , Serial Number: 1310, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Industrial Power Services Corp, Po Box 840, Ware, MA 01082
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60289 , Serial Number: 15070200, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 09/25/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Frank W Warburton, 180 Gilbertville Rd, Ware, MA 01082
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6791U , Serial Number: 177, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Frank W Warburton, 180 Gilbertville Rd, Ware, MA 01082
  • Aircraft: VAN DER VELDEN HARMEN J STOL CH701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 701HJ , Serial Number: 7-6590, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Der Velden Harmen J Van, 895 Turkey St, Ware, MA 01082
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4603K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1603, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Alan G Whitney, 37 Webster Rd, Ware, MA 01082
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$142,27311$100,90922$143,8646$41,3330$03$67,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$83,0001$80,0003$171,3331$8,0002$545,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$66,00013$156,2310$00$01$131,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$74,0005$118,8000$00$01$77,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$85,0003$175,6670$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8201.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$130,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$67,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8201.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ware, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ware, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 59. The highest number of fires - 98 took place in 2006, and the least - 23 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ware, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ware, MA
    • 47647.5%Outside Fires
    • 34334.2%Structure Fires
    • 11111.1%Other
    • 727.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ware, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ware, MA
  • 76.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 2.6%Coal or coke
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ware, MA
  • 37.5%Electricity
  • 29.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Other fuel


Ware compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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.

Ware on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
There are 11 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • George King (3)
  • Karen Lienkamp (2)
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Total of 51 patent applications in 2008-2021.