Westford, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 21,951. Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 10,901  (49.7%)
Females: 11,050  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01886.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $145,850 (it was $98,272 in 2000)
Westford:

$145,850
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $54,869 (it was $37,979 in 2000)

Westford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $509,456 (it was $276,200 in 2000)
Westford:

$509,456
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $534,761; Detached houses: $570,176; Townhouses or other attached units: $450,500; In 2-unit structures: $472,873; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $475,920; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $379,542; Mobile homes: $111,312
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  • Races in Westford, MA (2010)

    Westford races chart
    • 18,42583.9%White alone
    • 2,76112.6%Asian alone
    • 3331.5%Hispanic
    • 3141.4%Two or more races
    • 740.3%Black alone
    • 310.1%Other race alone
    • 120.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Westford: 143.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Westford, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (28.0%), English (17.1%), Italian (13.6%), German (9.9%), French (7.4%), French Canadian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1729

Elevation: 406 feet

Land area: 30.6 square miles.

Population density: 717 people per square mile   (low).

Westford,MA real estate house value index trend

Westford, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Westford:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westford town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 72.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

1,312 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This town:

6.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Westford, Massachusetts as of June 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Westford to the number of sex offenders is 7,541 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Westford town:  1.4% ($3,768)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (7.1 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (25.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (174.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Chelmsford, MA (1.9 miles ), Littleton Common, MA (2.1 miles ), Littleton, MA (2.1 miles ), Tyngsborough, MA (2.4 miles ), Carlisle, MA (2.5 miles ), Dunstable, MA (2.5 miles ), Groton, MA (2.6 miles ), Lowell, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 175 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1998: 193 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 1999: 161 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2000: 93 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2003: 119 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2007: 99 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2010: 80 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2011: 81 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2012: 103 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2013: 108 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $230,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.59 N, Longitude: 71.44 W

Area codes: 978, 508


Crime rates in Westford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 000000000200000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000002002242342
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.09.30.00.09.08.918.18.912.916.98.3
Robberies 230010111431101
per 100,000 9.614.30.00.04.70.04.64.64.517.713.64.54.30.04.1
Assaults 23101104271612810814
per 100,000 9.614.34.70.04.74.60.018.3121.470.954.335.743.133.858.0
Burglaries 1956191112112947423732262924
per 100,000 91.123.828.289.351.455.650.9132.3211.3186.0167.5143.0112.1122.699.5
Theft 11095781041371348295144121144121937293
per 100,000 527.5452.1366.7488.8639.7620.7379.2433.5647.5535.8652.0540.7400.9304.4385.6
Auto thefts 434522295477248
per 100,000 19.214.318.823.59.39.39.241.122.517.731.731.38.616.933.2
Arson 000000000501301
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.022.10.04.512.90.04.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 35.229.219.927.732.337.820.934.975.380.269.849.844.842.444.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Westford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 55 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Computer and electronic products (15%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Engineers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Westford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Westford, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Westford town 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 4.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westford-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from the city 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 63.3 miles away from Westford 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 173.9 miles away from the city 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 248.1 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 46.1 miles away from Westford center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 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 Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westford topographic map

Birthplace of: Pat Bradley (golfer) - Professional golfer, Willard Hall - Politician, Aaron Stanford - Actor, Noella Leduc - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Joel Abbot - Naval officer, Michael Woodford, Jr. - Ice hockey player.

Main business address for: MATRIXONE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), SONUS NETWORKS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN).

Hospitals and medical centers in Westford:

  • WESTFORD HOUSE (3 PARK DRIVE)
  • WESTFORD NURSING HOME (39 MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Westford:

  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME AIDES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; N CHELMSFORD, MA)
  • PALM MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHELMSFORD, MA)
  • PALM SKILLED NRSING CR AND CTR FOR REHAB EXCELLENCE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHELMSFORD, MA)
  • D'YOUVILLE TRANSITIONAL CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)
  • NORTHWOOD CONV HME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)
  • RADIUS NORTHWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)
  • D'YOUVILLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOWELL, MA)

Heliports located in Westford:

Amtrak station near Westford:

  • 17 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westford:

  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 8 miles; Lowell, MA; Full-time enrollment: 12,341)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 10 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Merrimack College (about 17 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Bentley University (about 18 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 18 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Brandeis University (about 19 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Framingham State University (about 21 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)

Public high schools in Westford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westford:

See full list of schools located in Westford

Library in Westford:

  • J. V. FLETCHER LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,452,946; Location: 50 MAIN ST.; 119,383 books; 9,022 audio materials; 8,641 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 338 print serial subscriptions; 17 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • I grew up and still have family in Westford. Westford Academy is incorrectly listed as primary/middle school with grades 2-12. It is, in fact, a public high school with grades 9-12. Also, Blanchard Middle School\'s grades are incorrectly listed -- it has grades 6-8 (not 6-10).

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Notable locations in Westford: Drew Farms (A), Hill Orchard (B), Camp Wakitatina (C), Camp Nashoba (D), Nabnasset Lake Country Club (E), Camp Cielo Celeste (F), Camp Weetamo (G), Westford Fire Department Station 4 (H), Westford Fire Department Station 3 (I), Westford Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J), J V Fletcher Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Westford include: MATRIXONE INC (A), NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC (B), SONUS NETWORKS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westford include: Westford United Methodist Church (A), Westford Bible Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C), Saint Catherines Church (D), First Parish Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillsde Cemetery (1), Wright Cemetery (2), Westlawn Cemetery (3), Russian Cemetery (4), Saint Catherines Cemetery (5), Fairview Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Burges Pond (A), Grass Pond (B), Keyes Pond (C), Long Sought-for Pond (D), Stony Brook Reservoir (E), Nabnasset Pond (F), Forge Pond (G), Flushing Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spaulding Brook (A), Beaver Brook (B), Blue Brook (C), Boutwell Brook (D), Coldspring Brook (E), Gilson Brook (F), Keyes Brook (G), Reed Brook (H), Snake Meadow Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westford include: Westford Town Common (1), American Legion Field (2), V F W FIeld (3), Walsh Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Nabnasset Lake Country Club Inc (51 Oak Hill Road) (1), Fletcher H E Social & Athletic Club (11 Brookside Road) (2), Residence Inn Boston Westford (7 Lan Drive) (3), Regency Club & Health Spa (219 Littleton Road) (4), Regency Club at the Westford Regency Inn (219 Littleton Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Middlesex 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.237. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.80
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  82.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.7%
Whole state:

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

0.7%
Whole state:

4.4%
11 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
96 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Westford (2011 data):

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Westford Branch at 160 Littleton Road, branch established on 1977/08/22. 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
  • Enterprise Bank and Trust Company: Westford Branch at 237 Littleton Road, branch established on 1999/11/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,488.4 mil, Deposits: $1,333.6 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Enterprise Bancorp, Inc.
  • Northern Bank & Trust Company: Westford Branch at 45 Main Street, branch established on 1987/07/01. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $734.7 mil, Deposits: $586.1 mil, headquarters in Woburn, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank: Westford Branch at 499 Groton Road, branch established on 1988/02/01. Info updated 2011/09/19: Bank assets: $738.4 mil, Deposits: $601.2 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Lowell Five Bancorp Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Westford Branch at 190 Littleton Road, branch established on 1972/11/11. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Westford Branch at 160 Littleton Road Rt110, branch established on 1986/11/17. 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.
  • Eastern Bank: Westford Branch at 203 Littleton Road, branch established on 1974/09/09. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation

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

Westford travel time to work - commute Westford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2016

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Religion statistics for Westford town (based on Middlesex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($940 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.36% ($60,625 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.56% ($52,127)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.55% ($79,480)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,531 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.19%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($55,257 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.64% ($62,521)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.50% ($78,357)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westford:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westford:

  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WJUL (91.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Westford:

  • 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)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Westford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $23,403,000Total costs
  • 448,544Total average daily traffic
  • 68,381Total average daily truck traffic
  • 815,914Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 4Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westford, MA

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

WESTFORD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 16,500, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
VINE BROOK ESTATES (Address: 54 VINEBROOK ROAD , Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-04-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 70 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Westford

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Westford, Massachusetts:

  • Residence Inn By Marriott Boston/Westford, 7 Lan Dr, Westford, Massachusetts 01886 , Phone: (800) 331-3131, Fax: (978) 392-9299
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 9 Nixon Rd, Westford, Massachusetts 01886 , Phone: (978) 392-1555, Fax: (978) 392-1566
  • Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, Massachusetts 1886 , Phone: (978) 692-8200, Fax: (978) 692-7403
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Westford, Massachusetts

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Westford, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts4Starbucks1
FedEx7T-Mobile1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS3
Honda1Walgreens1
Jones New York1

Westford compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Westford on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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