Warwick, Massachusetts

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Massachusetts average:

2.47
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Most common industries in Warwick, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.6%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (14.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Warwick, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Warwick, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.85. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Warwick-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 15.8 miles away from the Warwick 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 19.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Warwick-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 134.9 miles away from Warwick 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 143.9 miles away from Warwick 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 68.3 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 22.3 miles away from Warwick 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 119.6 miles away from Warwick 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 267.7 miles away from Warwick center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Warwick:

  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • APPLEWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WINCHESTER, NH)
  • QUABBIN VALLEY HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • VERNON GREEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; VERNON, VT)
  • TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • OPEN ARMS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINCHENDON, MA)

Amtrak station near Warwick:

  • 17 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Warwick:

  • 13 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Warwick:

  • Franklin Pierce University (about 16 miles; Rindge, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,139)
  • Keene State College (about 19 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 19 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 22 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 28 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Smith College (about 29 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 31 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public elementary/middle school in Warwick:

See full list of schools located in Warwick

Library in Warwick:

  • WARWICK FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,009; Location: 4 HOTEL ROAD; 8,860 books; 930 e-books; 1,220 audio materials; 1,025 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Warwick: Chase Hill Farm (A), Wagonwheel Campground (B), Warwick Fire Department (C), Warwick Free Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Warwick: Trinitarian Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bent Pond (A), Lily Pond (B), Johnsonian Pond (C), Hastings Pond (D), Wheelers Pond (E), Sheomet Lake (F), Richards Reservoir (G), Richards Mill Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lovers Retreat Brook (A), Black Brook (B), Darling Brook (C), Gales Brook (D), Grace Brook (E), Hodge Brook (F), Kidder Brook (G), Mountain Brook (H), Rum Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.6%
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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

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

2.0%
Whole state:

4.4%
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Warwick, MA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,50915
Mainline Protestant4,61738
Evangelical Protestant2,07920
Other1,58021
None46,587-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Franklin County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

22.2%
Massachusetts:

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

15.1%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampshire County, MA  1.59% ($43,790 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.66% ($34,201)
from Hampden County, MA  0.44% ($40,594)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampshire County, MA  1.39% ($42,432 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MA  0.78% ($38,071)
to Hampden County, MA  0.50% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Warwick:

  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Warwick:

  • WJDF (97.3 FM; ORANGE, MA; Owner: DEANE BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Warwick:

  • 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)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Warwick fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 2015 04:13 PM, East Wilson Road, Lat: 77.777700, Lon: 777.777700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 2002 10:00 PM, Sr-78, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • $1,342,000Total costs
  • 1,903Total average daily traffic
  • 153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,379Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 540 Airport Road (Lat: 41.732778 Lon: -71.423611), Type: 15.5, Overall height: 15.5 m, Registrant: Omnipoint Communications Mb Operations, Inc., East -Providence, Phone: (401) 588-5638

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Warwick Fire Sta Rt78&hstngs Pond (Lat: 42.680083 Lon: -72.337583), Call Sign: KWV807, Licensee ID: L00072042,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4800 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2000, Expiration Date: 03/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2005, Registrant: Warwick, Town Of, 1 Hastings Pond Rd, Warwick, MA 01378, Phone: (508) 544-3314
  • Fire Station (Lat: 42.680083 Lon: -72.337583), Call Sign: KNGP421, Licensee ID: L00072042,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.0600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/1998, Expiration Date: 05/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2003, Registrant: Warwick, Town Of, Winchester Rd, Warwick, MA 01378
  • Fire Tower Mt Grace (Lat: 42.690833 Lon: -72.354167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: KNDE690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.4000 MHz, 42.4400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB1DRD, Licensee ID: L00248500, Grant Date: 06/23/1999, Expiration Date: 02/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2011, Registrant: Ingeborg Petschik, 425 Winchester Rd, Warwick, MA 01378
  • Call Sign: N1LXO, Grant Date: 04/07/1992, Expiration Date: 04/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2004, Registrant: Stanley E Thompson, 371 Wendell Rd, Warwick, MA 01364
  • Call Sign: WB1CWH, Licensee ID: L00390439, Grant Date: 08/18/2017, Expiration Date: 11/13/2027, Certifier: Edward W Lemon Jr, Registrant: Edward W Lemon Jr, 700 Old Winchester Rd, Warwick, MA 01378
  • Call Sign: KB1VPO, Licensee ID: L01633868, Grant Date: 04/25/2011, Expiration Date: 04/25/2021, Certifier: Lucinda R Seago, Registrant: Lucinda R Seago, 405 Richmond Rd, Warwick, MA 01378
  • Call Sign: AB1SB, Licensee ID: L01740091, Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 10/16/2022, Certifier: Scott W Seago, Registrant: Scott W Seago, 405 Richmond Rd, Warwick, MA 01378
  • Call Sign: KC1EJI, Licensee ID: L01968685, Grant Date: 09/10/2015, Expiration Date: 09/10/2025, Certifier: Adam W Holloway, Registrant: Adam W Holloway, 437 Orange Road, Warwick, MA 01378

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Warwick, MA
  • 70.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.5%Wood
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Warwick, MA
  • 36.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.6%Wood
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Warwick 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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