Wenham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,875.
Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 
Males: 2,206  (45.3%)
Females: 2,669  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

26.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01984.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $132,479 (it was $90,524 in 2000)
Wenham:

$132,479
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,982 (it was $36,812 in 2000)

Wenham town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $700,213 (it was $357,100 in 2000)
Wenham:

$700,213
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $487,640; detached houses: $540,255; townhouses or other attached units: $351,647; in 2-unit structures: $468,894; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,278; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,957; mobile homes: $113,673
March 2019 cost of living index in Wenham: 151.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Wenham, MA (2010)
    • 4,60794.5%White alone
    • 951.9%Hispanic
    • 821.7%Asian alone
    • 380.8%Two or more races
    • 290.6%Black alone
    • 160.3%Other race alone
    • 40.08%American Indian alone
    • 40.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wenham, Massachusetts as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wenham is 4,875 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wenham by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2016

2017

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.1)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(22.5)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.4)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(86.8)
4
(86.8)
1
(21.4)
4
(85.0)
2
(40.8)
3
(60.6)
1
(19.6)
5
(96.2)
1
(19.1)
3
(56.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(157.6)
26
(555.8)
18
(390.5)
3
(65.1)
6
(128.6)
3
(63.8)
7
(142.7)
4
(80.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(360.3)
23
(491.7)
24
(520.7)
25
(542.5)
14
(300.1)
27
(573.9)
24
(489.3)
27
(545.7)
7
(136.9)
10
(192.4)
8
(152.6)
12
(226.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(90.1)
1
(21.4)
4
(86.8)
2
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(63.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)48.466.789.877.548.949.537.742.846.543.715.623.0

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City-data.com crime index in Wenham, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Wenham, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (23.6%), English (22.5%), German (10.9%), Italian (8.8%), United States (5.7%), French (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1643

Land area: 7.72 square miles.

Population density: 632 people per square mile   (low).

Wenham, Massachusetts map

177 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.4% North America).

This town:

4.0%
Massachusetts:

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

1.2% ($4,148)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (9.6 miles , pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (22.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (196.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Hamilton, MA (1.1 miles ),
Beverly, MA (1.7 miles ),
Danvers, MA (2.0 miles ),
Topsfield, MA (2.2 miles ),
Essex, MA (2.3 miles ),
Ipswich, MA (2.4 miles ),
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA (2.4 miles ),
Salem, MA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $384,900
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $260,100
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $417,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $376,600
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $493,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $606,700
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $376,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $388,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $433,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $302,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $328,700
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $650,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $746,400
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $746,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Wenham, MA residents
Average permit cost in Wenham, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Wenham, MA
Historical housing units in Wenham, MA
Most common industries in Wenham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.3%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Wenham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Financial managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (7.0%)
  • Computer specialists (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Financial managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Wenham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wenham, Massachusetts average temperatures Wenham, Massachusetts average precipitation Wenham, Massachusetts humidity Wenham, Massachusetts wind speed Wenham, Massachusetts snowfall Wenham, Massachusetts sunshine Wenham, 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 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wenham-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Wenham town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wenham-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 72.2 miles away from Wenham center
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 198.0 miles away from the city 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 193.2 miles away from Wenham 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 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 182.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from Wenham 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 Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wenham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wenham:

  • NORTH SHORE REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • A B L VISITING NURSING CERTIFIED (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • BLUEBERYHILL HEALTHCARE N H (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-BLUEBERRY HILL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • LEDGEWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • LEDGEWOOD REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)
  • BEVERLY HOSPITAL CORPORATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BEVERLY, MA)

Amtrak stations near Wenham:

  • 15 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 16 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE) . Services: ticket office.
  • 19 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.

Operable nuclear power plant near Wenham:

  • 20 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

College/University in Wenham:

  • Gordon College (Full-time enrollment: 1,835; Location: 255 Grapevine Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gordon.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wenham:

  • Endicott College (about 4 miles; Beverly, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,064)
  • North Shore Community College (about 5 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Salem State University (about 7 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • Merrimack College (about 14 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 17 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Tufts University (about 19 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 19 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)

Public elementary/middle school in Wenham:

Private elementary/middle school in Wenham:

  • NOTRE DAME CHILDREN'S CLASS (Students: 49, Location: 74 GRAPEVINE RD, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Wenham

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wenham: Iron Rail Girls Camp (A), Wenham Townhall (B), Wenham Fire Department (C), Jenks Learning Resource Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wenham include: Wenham Church (A), First Church in Wenhem (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and swamps: Cedar Pond (A), Muddy Pond (B), Coy Pond (C), Wenham Lake (D), Pleasant Pond (E), Wenham Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Joe Batchelder - Baseball player.

Essex 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 Wenham and their reported violations in the past:

WENHAM WATER DEPT. (Population served: 3,875, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JAN-26-2009 to MAY-18-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-03-2008 to MAY-18-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from FEB-23-2009 to MAY-18-2009)
BLUEBERRY KNOLL ESTATES (Serves NH, Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

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

1.1%
Whole state:

4.4%
1,241 people in college/university student housing in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Wenham in 2000:

  • 951 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

For population 15 years and over in Wenham:

Marital status in Wenham, MA
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wenham:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.7%
  • Unemployed: 30.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wenham, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
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: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

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

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wenham:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, MA; Owner: NORTH SHORE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wenham:

  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wenham:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
Wenham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wenham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $3,863,000Total costs
  • 14,912Total average daily traffic
  • 1,043Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,792Total future (year 21) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wenham)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 42.603417 Lon: -70.881139, Call Sign: WPVJ837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 456.512 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Darrin Perry, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 42.608528 Lon: -70.886528, Call Sign: WQDL626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2015, Expiration Date: 09/26/2025, Certifier: Brian O'Donoghue, Registrant: Buker School, 1 School Street, Wenham, MA 01984, Phone: (978) 468-5324, Fax: (978) 468-5329, Email:
  • Lat: 42.604528 Lon: -70.886167, Call Sign: WQSU267, Licensee ID: L01047178,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5800 MHz, 75.6600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 11/15/2023, Certifier: Robert A Blanchard, Registrant: Wenham, Town Of, 140 Main Street, Wenham, MA 01984, Phone: (978) 468-5508, Fax: (978) 468-5509

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GRAPEVINE, 255 Grapevine Road (Lat: 42.589722 Lon: -70.825000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.5 m, Overall height: 38.5 m, Call Sign: WQAL419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2014, Certifier: Russell Leathe, Registrant: Peak Networks Inc., 32 Third Ave., Burlington, MA 01803, Phone: (781) 425-6500, Fax: (781) 270-5023
  • Gordon College, MA, 280 Grapevine Road (Lat: 42.589722 Lon: -70.825000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQIW700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2018, Certifier: Dave Spaulding, Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wenham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8245D , Serial Number: CE-1570, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Donald A Trustee Brozenske, 10 Patch Ave, Wenham, MA 01984, Other Owners: Roseann Trustee Brozenske
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8467X , Serial Number: 34-8233034, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Philip E Steeves, Four Virginia Pl, Wenham, MA 01984
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8KP , Serial Number: 4476, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 05/26/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Acadia Sky LLC, 55 Dodges Row, Wenham, MA 01984
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8KP , Serial Number: 4076, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2014
    Registrant (Individual): T Williams Iii Roberts, 55 Dodges Row, Wenham, MA 01984

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 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2005, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Wenham, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.9%), and Outside Fires (26.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wenham, MA
    • 14051.9%Structure Fires
    • 7226.7%Outside Fires
    • 3513.0%Other
    • 238.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wenham, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wenham, MA
  • 64.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wenham, MA
  • 67.7%Electricity
  • 23.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood


Wenham compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Wenham on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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