Westminster, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 7,277. Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 3,640  (50.0%)
Females: 3,637  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01473.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $79,324 (it was $57,755 in 2000)
Westminster:

$79,324
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $35,882 (it was $24,913 in 2000)

Westminster town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $258,122 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Westminster:

$258,122
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $290,186; Detached houses: $307,171; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,260; In 2-unit structures: $229,949; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,138; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,176; Mobile homes: $58,938
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  • Races in Westminster, MA (2010)

    Westminster races chart
    • 6,86894.4%White alone
    • 1932.7%Hispanic
    • 731.0%Asian alone
    • 620.9%Black alone
    • 630.9%Two or more races
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.10%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Westminster: 129.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.1%), French (18.7%), English (13.8%), French Canadian (12.4%), Italian (9.8%), German (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1770

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 35.5 square miles.

Population density: 205 people per square mile   (very low).

Westminster,MA real estate house value index trend

Westminster, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Westminster:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westminster town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

229 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This town:

3.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Westminster, Massachusetts as of June 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Westminster to the number of sex offenders is 7,478 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:

Westminster town:  1.3% ($1,904)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Westminster satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (19.7 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (44.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (155.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Gardner, MA (2.2 miles ), South Ashburnham, MA (2.2 miles ), Fitchburg, MA (2.4 miles ), Princeton, MA (2.6 miles ), Hubbardston, MA (2.6 miles ), Leominster, MA (2.8 miles ), Ashburnham, MA (2.8 miles ), Templeton, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 1999: 67 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $254,400
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $337,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $268,800
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $329,200
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $236,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 71.90 W

Area code: 978


Crime rates in Westminster by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 13000002
per 100,000 13.440.00.00.00.00.00.026.6
Robberies 00112010
per 100,000 0.00.013.413.727.10.013.40.0
Assaults 6167689921
per 100,000 80.6213.394.082.0108.6122.0120.7279.6
Burglaries 1813351816171116
per 100,000 241.7173.3470.0245.9217.2230.4147.6213.0
Theft 11698622361241699579
per 100,000 1,557.91,306.3832.63,223.61,683.22,290.91,274.31,051.8
Auto thefts 105440326
per 100,000 134.366.653.754.60.040.726.879.9
Arson 02000010
per 100,000 0.026.70.00.00.00.013.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 259.2) 116.8144.493.3171.0112.4135.491.6140.6

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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 Westminster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Westminster, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westminster-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Westminster town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westminster-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 156.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from Westminster 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 67.8 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 23.5 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 251.8 miles away from Westminster 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 141.5 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 (13).
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).
Westminster topographic map

Birthplace of: Nelson A. Miles - Army Medal of Honor recipient and Union Army general, Frederick S. Coolidge - Politician, Marcus A. Coolidge - Politician, William H. Upham - Union Army soldier.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Westminster: Nelson A. Miles.

Hospitals and medical centers near Westminster:

  • WACHUSETT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • LEGEND REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER VNA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • PHYSICIANS DIALYSIS INC., - FITCHBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • SSC NORTH CENTRAL OPEARATING COMPANY LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • GARDNER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GARDNER, MA)

Heliports located in Westminster:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westminster:

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 6 miles; Gardner, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,143)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 7 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Assumption College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 19 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Worcester State University (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)

Private high school in Westminster:

  • THE CENTER FOR EDUCATION (Students: 12, Location: 2 NARROWS RD STE 3B, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westminster:

Private elementary/middle school in Westminster:

  • WACHUSETT HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 100 COLONY RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Westminster

Library in Westminster:

  • FORBUSH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $327,372; Location: 118 MAIN ST.; 36,036 books; 930 e-books; 3,918 audio materials; 3,501 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Westminster: Central Wharf (A), Westminster Country Club (B), Hatches Wharf (C), Hawkes House (D), Derby House (E), Custom House (F), Narbonne-Hale House (G), Central Wharf Warehouse Visitor Center (H), Westminster Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (I), Westminster Town Hall (J), Westminster Historical Society Library (K), Westminster Historical Society Building (L), Forbush Memorial Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westminster include: Saint Edward the Confessor Church (A), Our Saviours Lutheran Church (B), First Congregational Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1), Woodside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Rice Meadow Pond (A), Muddy Pond (B), Wyman Pond (C), Whitmanville Reservoir (D), Upper Reservoir (E), Round Meadow Pond (F), Partridge Pond (G), Noyes Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Westminster include: Crow Hill State Reservation (1), Westminster Village-Academy Hill Historic District (2), Westminster State Forest (3), Haeger Park (4), Forrester (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Rodeway Inn Westminster (183 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.93
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westminster town (based on Worcester County data)

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
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%

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.97% ($60,516 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.24% ($51,162)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.16% ($52,384)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($764 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($52,341 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($46,486)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.22% ($53,668)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westminster:

  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 3 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GARDNER, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westminster:

  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Westminster:

  • 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)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Westminster fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Westminster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 58m190ftTotal length
  • $15,361,000Total costs
  • 150,739Total average daily traffic
  • 18,415Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westminster, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Christopher J Mahoney, 23 Village Inn Road (Lat: 42.544167 Lon: -71.873583), Type: 50.6, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Christopher F Ciolfi, 23 Village Inn Road (Lat: 42.544167 Lon: -71.873583), Type: 50.6, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: 5083893000, Martin.Cohen@gridcom.Com, 25 RESEARCH DRIVE
  • Christopher F Ciolfi, 23 Village Inn Road (Lat: 42.544167 Lon: -71.873583), Type: 50.6, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: 9782646030, Laura.Room@us.Ngridwireless.Com, 80 CENTRAL STREET
  • Dan Menser, 23 Village Inn Road (Lat: 42.544167 Lon: -71.873583), Type: 50.6, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: 4253784000, Dan.Menser@voicestream.Com, 12920 SE 38TH STREET
  • Edward G Roach, 23 Village Inn Road (Lat: 42.544167 Lon: -71.873583), Type: 50.6, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: 9782646008, Martin.Cohen@us.Ngridwireless.Com, 80 CENTRAL STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 42.548694 Lon: -71.927000, Call Sign: WQCP431
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.137 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2015, Expiration Date: 04/22/2025, Certifier: William D AhearnRegistrant: Public Works Department, 2 Oakmont Ave, Westminster, MA 01473-1021, Phone: (978) 874-2933, Fax: (978) 874-5572, Email:
  • Lat: 42.537500 Lon: -71.915083, Call Sign: WQEE393
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.987 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2015, Expiration Date: 01/06/2026, Certifier: Brenton MacaloneyRegistrant: David Westcott, 6 Pequot Way, Canton, MA 02021, Phone: (781) 828-1955, Fax: (781) 828-3719, Email:
  • Call Sign: WQFU482
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.312 MHz, 468.312 MHz, 462.237 MHz, 462.387 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2006, Expiration Date: 10/05/2016, Certifier: Jonathan ClappRegistrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17016, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:
  • 50 Technology Drive (Lat: 42.558889 Lon: -71.921444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.8 m, Overall height: 17.3 m, Call Sign: WQKJ916
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/2009, Expiration Date: 06/17/2019, Certifier: David OlivaniRegistrant: Primex Wireless,Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Lat: 42.583417 Lon: -71.882833, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTR641
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.781 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/1998, Expiration Date: 10/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/23/1999Registrant: Phone: (508) 366-9011
  • Westminster, Lat: 42.583417 Lon: -71.882861, Call Sign: WPQY752
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.406 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2010, Expiration Date: 12/05/2020, Certifier: Chris KellyRegistrant: Utilties Telecom Council, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave, Nw Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • WESTMINSTER, Lat: 42.530556 Lon: -71.891389, Call Sign: WQHZ423
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.568 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2007, Expiration Date: 12/04/2017, Certifier: Christopher McgownRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WOR061, 23 Village Inn Road (Lat: 42.544167 Lon: -71.873583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WQJW809
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westminster)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 210DG , Serial Number: 21059559, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stig K Washburn, 173 South St, Westminster, MA 01473, Other Owners: Richard J Plehn
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 704SU , Serial Number: 15078845, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard Weiser, 194 S Ashburnham Rd, Westminster, MA 01473

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

WESTMINSTER DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (Population served: 3,294, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2007)
LEINO PARK WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 120, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2014)
HOLMES PARK WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 112, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-09-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Service Call: 7

Incident types - Westminster

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Westminster, MA
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Rodeway Inn1
Curves1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS1
FedEx1

Westminster compared to Massachusetts 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.

Westminster on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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