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Population in 2010: 4,045. Population change since 2000: +1.6%
Males: 1,888  (46.7%)
Females: 2,157  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01581.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,022 (it was $47,708 in 2000)
Westborough:

$68,022
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,940

Westborough CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $304,440 (it was $201,300 in 2000)
Westborough:

$304,440
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $403,985; Detached houses: $401,433; Townhouses or other attached units: $783,483; In 2-unit structures: $438,673; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $369,913; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,981; Mobile homes: $377,841

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,029.

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  • White alone - 3,263 (84.0%)
  • Asian alone - 193 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 180 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 148 (3.8%)
  • Black alone - 94 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westborough: 129.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.8%), English (11.6%), Italian (8.0%), German (7.5%), French (6.4%), Portuguese (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1717

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,125 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Westborough:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westborough CDP:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

649 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.6% Europe).

This place:  16.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,907 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,848 (1.5%)

Westborough satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (9.5 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (27.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (161.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Northborough, MA (1.8 miles ), Cordaville, MA (2.2 miles ), Southborough, MA (2.2 miles ), Shrewsbury, MA (2.4 miles ), Grafton, MA (2.4 miles ), Hopkinton, MA (2.4 miles ), Upton, MA (2.6 miles ), Marlborough, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 100 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 1998: 93 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $340,100
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $285,800
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $347,800
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $288,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $510,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $295,100
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $152,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 71.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,965 (+49.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 512 (24.0%)

Westborough household income distribution Westborough home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Westborough, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Westborough place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westborough-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% 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 85.1 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 34.2 miles away from Westborough center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from Westborough center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Birthplace of: Horace Maynard - Politician, Eli Whitney - (1765-1825), cotton gin, interchangeable parts, Henry W. Corbett - Politician, John Ruggles - Politician, Louis E. Denfeld - Soilder, Chris Banks (soccer) - Soccer player, Esther Forbes.

Main business address for: APPLIX INC /MA/ (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), TC PIPELINES LP (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION), ARCH WIRELESS INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), NEW ENGLAND POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORP /DE/ (MOTORS & GENERATORS), SWITCHBOARD INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), ASCENTIAL SOFTWARE CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Westborough:

  • WESTBOROUGH STATE HOSP (Hospital, LYMAN ST)
  • WESTBOROUGH STATE HOSPTIAL (Hospital, LYMAN STREET (DANIELS BLDG))
  • WHITTIER REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 150 FLANDERS ROAD)
  • BEAUMONT AT WESTBOROUGH N H (Nursing Home, 1 LYMAN ST)
  • BEAUMONT REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING CTR - WESTBORO (Nursing Home, 3 LYMAN STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-WESTBOROUGH (Nursing Home, 5 COLONIAL DRIVE)
  • WESTBOROUGH N H (Nursing Home, COLONIAL DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Westborough, MA

Amtrak stations near Westborough:

  • 10 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.
  • 11 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Westborough:

  • University of Phoenix-Central Massachusetts Campus (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: One Research Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westborough:

  • Framingham State College (about 10 miles; Framingham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,195)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 10 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 10 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Clark University (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Assumption College (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester State College (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)

Public high school in Westborough:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westborough:

Private elementary/middle schools in Westborough:

  • NEXT GENERATION CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 79; Location: 4600 COMPUTER DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EBRIDGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 57 E MAIN ST STE 101 W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE (Students: 31; Location: 6 BELLOWS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Westborough, School District: WESTBOROUGH

Library in Westborough:

  • WESTBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $853,201; Location: 55 WEST MAIN ST.; 79,690 books; 930 e-books; 5,964 audio materials; 3,638 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 171 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Westborough: Westborough Country Club (A), Westboro Country Club (B), Westborough Fire Department (C), Westborough High School Media Center (D), Westborough Town Hall (E), Westborough Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Westborough include: Unitarin Church of Westboro (A), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (B), Saint Lukes Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church of Westboro (E), Evangelical Congregational Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Midland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Westborough: West Main Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: New England Winter Sports Representatives Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 21 South Street Suite 3), Kentshane Adventures (3 Ruggles Street).

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (19 Connector Road), Comfort Inn (Bos Worc Turnpike), Esa - Boston/Westborough (19 Connector Rd), Sierra Suites Hotel (1800 Computer Drive), Ramada Inn Westboro (39 Beeton Path).

Courts: Westboro Court Maintenance Department (175 Milk Street), Westborough District Court Jury Session (175 Milk Street), Worcester County - District Courts- Westboro District Court (175 Milk Street).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.7
U.S.:

22.1

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

WESTBOROUGH WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 17900, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2001), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WESTBORO STATE HOSPITAL (Population served: 1309, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1996 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY SIDE CONDOMINIUMS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-1997 and APR-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and APR-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 237 regular monitoring violations
LELAND FARMS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2002 and DEC-23-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.4%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westborough, MA

People in group quarters in Westborough in 2010:

  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
159 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Westborough compared to Massachusetts state average:

Westborough, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Westborough (2011 data):

  • Avidia Bank: West Main Branch, Willows Branch, Westborough Savings Bank Branch. Info updated 2010/01/04: Bank assets: $1,026.2 mil, Deposits: $801.2 mil, headquarters in Hudson, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Assabet Valley Bancorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Westborough Stop & Shop Branch at 290 Turnpike Road, Route 9, branch established on 2002/09/18; Westborough Stop & Shop Branch at 32 Lyman Street, branch established on 2001/12/22. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lyman Street Branch at 35 Lyman Street, branch established on 1982/10/18; Speedway Plaza Branch at 306 Turnpine Road, branch established on 2002/09/30. 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
  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Home/Phone Banking Branch Informatio at 120 Flanders Rd, branch established on 2000/06/22. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • People's United Bank: Westborough Branch at 8 Lyman Street, branch established on 2005/04/25. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Westborough Branch at 70 East Main Street, branch established on 1965/08/16. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Bay State Commons Branch at 800 Union Street, branch established on 1987/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Commerce Bank & Trust Company: Westborough Branch at 5 East Main, branch established on 1985/10/03. Info updated 2006/10/06: Bank assets: $1,410.8 mil, Deposits: $1,187.6 mil, headquarters in Worcester, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares Corp.
  • Marlborough Savings Bank: Westborough Branch at 21 East Main Street, branch established on 2008/03/17. Info updated 2010/10/21: Bank assets: $446.2 mil, Deposits: $367.7 mil, headquarters in Marlborough, MA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Marlborough Bancshares Mhc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Westborough, Massachusetts:

  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 25 Connector Rd, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 366-7700, Fax: (508) 366-4334
  • Wyndham Hotel Westborough, 5400 Computer Dr, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 366-5511
  • Westborough Inn, 62 Milk St, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 836-1900
  • Extended Stay Deluxe, 1800 Computer Dr, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 366-6100, Fax: (508) 366-9699
  • Westborough Courtyard Hotel, 3 Technology Dr, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 836-4800, Fax: (508) 870-5577
  • Extended Stay America, 19 Connector Rd, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 616-0155, Fax: (508) 616-0157
  • Extended Stay Deluxe, 180 E Main St, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 616-9213, Fax: (508) 616-9214
  • Comfort Inn, 399 Tpke Rd Rt #9, Westborough, MA 01581 , Phone: (508) 366-0202, Fax: (508) 836-4226
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Westborough, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Westborough travel time to work - commute


Westborough mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Westborough CDP (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westborough:

  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westborough:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Westborough:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Westborough, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 95
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 148
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Westborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




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 ORIGINATED12$265,00058$223,448103$255,0008$182,3751$2,257,00013$203,462
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$227,66717$256,4121$5,0000$01$446,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$207,6678$161,37534$253,7061$1,0000$01$143,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$222,5003$319,33323$232,9571$20,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$330,0001$298,0005$285,4001$25,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7423.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$249,0007$291,571
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$216,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$280,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0001$297,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7423.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 122
  • Hazardous Condition: 167
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Westborough


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westborough, MA

Most common first names in Westborough, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14183.3 years
John11475.1 years
William10274.2 years
Robert8173.1 years
Helen8183.7 years
Margaret7681.8 years
Charles7174.0 years
Dorothy6681.9 years
George6377.3 years
Ruth5882.5 years
Most common last names in Westborough, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4181.1 years
Johnson2978.6 years
Brown2778.4 years
Thompson2073.1 years
Miller1679.3 years
Parker1675.7 years
Allen1679.2 years
Macdonald1582.5 years
Murphy1481.1 years
Mason1367.8 years
Businesses in Westborough, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Outback1
AT&T1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
Chipotle1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts5Staples1
Extended Stay America1Starbucks1
Extended Stay Deluxe2Subway1
FedEx13T-Mobile2
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Lowe's1U-Haul1
Marriott2UPS16
Marshalls1Verizon Wireless2
Motel 61Wendy's1
New Balance1YMCA1
Nike1
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