West Brookfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,413.
Population change since 2000: -12.2%
Males: 637  (45.1%)
Females: 776  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

54.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 01585.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,217 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
West Brookfield:

$54,217
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,376 (it was $20,712 in 2000)

West Brookfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $272,613 (it was $135,900 in 2000)
West Brookfield:

$272,613
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $251,587; detached houses: $249,967

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,173.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Brookfield: 129.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.8%
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  • Races in West Brookfield, MA (2019)
    • 1,40194.1%White alone
    • 583.9%Other race alone
    • 231.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Brookfield, Massachusetts as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Brookfield is 564 to 1.


Crime rates in West Brookfield by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(280.8)
7
(182.9)
5
(129.7)
1
(26.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(331.8)
15
(392.0)
6
(155.6)
5
(132.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(638.1)
37
(966.8)
24
(622.4)
13
(343.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(153.1)
3
(78.4)
1
(25.9)
1
(26.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index117.2116.863.830.4

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 West Brookfield, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (65.4%), Italian (7.0%), French Canadian (4.4%), Scottish (4.0%), German (3.6%), European (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Elevation: 633 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,142 people per square mile   (low).

West Brookfield, Massachusetts map

18 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,863 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,111 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (17.7 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (54.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (131.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Warren, MA (1.7 miles ),
Brookfield, MA (1.9 miles ),
North Brookfield, MA (2.0 miles ),
East Brookfield, MA (2.2 miles ),
Ware, MA (2.3 miles ),
New Braintree, MA (2.4 miles ),
Spencer, MA (2.8 miles ),
Brimfield, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 72.15 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
Number of permits per 10,000 West Brookfield, MA residents
Average permit cost in West Brookfield, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Most common industries in West Brookfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.4%)
  • Machinery (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
Most common occupations in West Brookfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)

Average climate in West Brookfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Brookfield, Massachusetts average temperatures West Brookfield, Massachusetts average precipitation West Brookfield, Massachusetts humidity West Brookfield, Massachusetts wind speed West Brookfield, Massachusetts snowfall West Brookfield, Massachusetts sunshine West Brookfield, 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 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.286
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 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.432
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the West Brookfield 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 6.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Brookfield-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 162.5 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 175.7 miles away from West Brookfield 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 174.6 miles away from West Brookfield 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 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from West Brookfield 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 10.2 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

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

Hospitals and medical centers in West Brookfield:

  • GUARDIAN HOSPICE OF MASSACHUSETTS, INC (47 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • QUABOAG REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (47 EAST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Brookfield:

  • BAYSTATE MARY LANE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WARE, MA)
  • FAMILY HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SPENCER, MA)
  • PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • OVERLOOK VNA AND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHARLTON, MA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF PALMER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • MONSON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • WING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PALMER, MA)

Airports located in West Brookfield:

Amtrak station near West Brookfield:

  • 19 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Brookfield:

  • Worcester State University (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,426)
  • Clark University (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Assumption College (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 19 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Western New England University (about 21 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)

Private high school in West Brookfield:

  • WARREN SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 1570 SOUTHBRIDGE RD, Grades: 1-9)

Public elementary/middle school in West Brookfield:

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Library in West Brookfield:

  • MERRIAM-GILBERT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $196,799; Location: 3 WEST MAIN ST.; 12,542 books; 930 e-books; 1,930 audio materials; 1,690 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Brookfield: West Brookfield Rescue Squad (A), West Brookfield Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Brookfield include: Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (A), First Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Wickaboag Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in West Brookfield: West Brookfield Center Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Copper Lantern Motor Lodge (184 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Daniel Henry Chamberlain - Planter, Lucy Stone - (1818-1893), women's rights activist.

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

WEST BROOKFIELD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2,477, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2013)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MADDEN ESTATES (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-11-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-11-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2010)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-11-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-11-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-11-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAY-22-2009 to JUN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-30-2009 to JUL-30-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 13 minor monitoring violations
  • 100 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.6%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
327 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in West Brookfield (2011 data):

  • Country Bank for Savings: West Brookfield Branch at 8 West Main Street, branch established on 1977/03/19. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,431.1 mil, Deposits: $953.8 mil, headquarters in Ware, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • North Brookfield Savings Bank: West Brookfield Branch at 128 West Main Street, branch established on 1989/06/10. Info updated 2011/08/31: Bank assets: $198.6 mil, Deposits: $169.4 mil, headquarters in North Brookfield, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in West Brookfield:

Marital status in West Brookfield, MA
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in West Brookfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Brookfield:

19.0%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Massachusetts:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Brookfield:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Brookfield:

41.1%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.1%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.5%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Brookfield, MA Residents

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

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

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

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

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


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

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

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

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

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

Businesses in West Brookfield, MA

  • Curves: 1
  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Brookfield:

  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Brookfield:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around West Brookfield:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • West Brookfield, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count5945
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8298
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2200
  • Fatalities6388
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13500
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents600
See more detailed statistics of West Brookfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.3mTotal length
  • $10,364,000Total costs
  • 30,046Total average daily traffic
  • 2,378Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,838Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Brookfield, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Brookfield, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Brookfield)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Ragged Hill, Ragged Hill - Ma State Tower #27 (Lat: 42.287778 Lon: -72.184167), Type: Building, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQCH369,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.962 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 462.987 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.012 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.037 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.062 MHz, 463.075 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 03/19/2015, Expiration Date: 03/03/2025, Certifier: Edward Mcnamara, Registrant: Central Massachusetts Emergency Medical Systems Corporation, 361 Holden Street, Holden, MA 01520, Phone: (508) 854-0111, Fax: (508) 853-3672, Email:
  • 89 N Main St (Lat: 42.240194 Lon: -72.133306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQOG408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2011, Expiration Date: 09/16/2021, Certifier: Joseph Scanlon, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Dr, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Ragged Hill Woods Rd (Lat: 42.288333 Lon: -72.183333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 61.5 m, Call Sign: WQPZ800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4977.50 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland, Registrant: Electronic Service Solutions, Inc, 613 Delware Ave, Riverside, NJ 08075, Phone: (856) 764-3809, Email:
  • MOW, Lat: 42.230028 Lon: -72.146222, Call Sign: WQTZ783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/14/2024, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flor J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 0.75 Ne Of Int Ragged Hill Rd & Lyon Rd (Lat: 42.287583 Lon: -72.184222), Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNEW709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/1993, Expiration Date: 10/14/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/14/1997, Phone: (617) 849-5503
  • RAGGED HILL, Off Ragged Hill Rd (Lat: 42.288361 Lon: -72.194611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56 m, Call Sign: WPRW657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.575 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2020, Expiration Date: 03/02/2031, Certifier: Richard P Hanlon, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 470 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (774) 462-3767, Email:
  • RAGGEDHILLFT, Woods Road (Lat: 42.287750 Lon: -72.184139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WQPP805, Licensee ID: L00003516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022, Certifier: Blair Sutherland, Registrant: Massachusetts Commonwealth State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701, Phone: (508) 820-2264

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Brookfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECHCRAFT CORP G58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 172DH, N172DH, N-172DH, Serial Number: TH-2403, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 10/10/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Santa Lucia 930 LLC, 81 Ragged Hill Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26182, N26182, N-26182, Serial Number: 4107, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Donald E Richards, Lake View Ave Ext, West Brookfield, MA 01585
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6109E, N6109E, N-6109E, Serial Number: 46209, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Christoper J Lucia, 81 Ragged Hill Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 778JB, N778JB, N-778JB, Serial Number: 26017C, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 04/03/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Lucia, 81 Ragged Hill Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/22/2005
  • Aircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTLS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 909KM, N909KM, N-909KM, Serial Number: F-10-10-10, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Theodore M Trustee Pas, Po Box 552, West Brookfield, MA 01585, Other Owners: Judith M Trustee Pas
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1879G, N1879G, N-1879G, Serial Number: 65, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/24/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Colleen M Mucha, 44 Kennedy Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/2018

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 ORIGINATED1$160,4002$157,9607$184,2771$139,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$204,4670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$82,0901$266,8300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$82,1800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7241.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$189,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7241.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Brookfield, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Brookfield, 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 fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Brookfield, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (69.3%), and Outside Fires (17.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Brookfield, MA
    • 8869.3%Structure Fires
    • 2217.3%Outside Fires
    • 107.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 75.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Brookfield, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Brookfield, MA
  • 55.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Brookfield, MA
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Other fuel


West Brookfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

West Brookfield on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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