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Population in 2010: 15,532. Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 

Males: 7,571  (48.7%)
Females: 7,961  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02790.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,427 (it was $55,436 in 2000)
Westport:

$68,427
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,190

Westport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $304,773 (it was $166,600 in 2000)
Westport:

$304,773
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $451,588; Detached houses: $448,271; Townhouses or other attached units: $462,082; In 2-unit structures: $471,854; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $340,131; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,834,039; Mobile homes: $157,203

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Westport races chart
  • White alone - 15,056 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 138 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 123 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 103 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 67 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 36 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westport: 423.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Portuguese (34.7%), English (17.1%), French (15.8%), Irish (12.7%), French Canadian (9.4%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1787

Land area: 50.0 square miles.

Population density: 310 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Westport:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westport town:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1,147 residents are foreign born (6.5% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This town:  8.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Westport, Massachusetts as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Westport to the number of sex offenders is 15,504 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:

Westport town:  0.8% ($1,381)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fall River, MA (7.3 miles , pop. 91,938).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (160.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: North Westport, MA (2.0 miles ), Smith Mills, MA (2.4 miles ), Dartmouth, MA (2.4 miles ), Tiverton, RI (2.7 miles ), Bliss Corner, MA (2.7 miles ), Fall River, MA (2.7 miles ), Little Compton, RI (2.7 miles ), New Bedford, MA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 1998: 104 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2000: 73 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2004: 111 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2005: 95 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $150,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.60 N, Longitude: 71.08 W

Area codes: 774, 508

Westport household income distribution Westport home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Westport by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.4
Rapes 2283231022422
per 100,000 13.614.055.720.613.720.46.60.013.112.925.812.812.7
Robberies 4103101006011
per 100,000 27.27.00.020.66.90.06.60.00.038.80.06.46.4
Assaults N/A594855494332295336202016
per 100,000 N/A414.0334.3377.5336.1292.5211.1189.8347.5233.1129.1128.0102.0
Burglaries 608470114906810911474899269129
per 100,000 407.6589.5487.5782.5617.3462.6718.9746.1485.2576.2593.7441.5822.3
Thefts 128156127140108106938781101126126122
per 100,000 869.61094.7884.5960.9740.7721.1613.4569.4531.0653.9813.1806.3777.7
Auto thefts 19293222252214162823171913
per 100,000 129.1203.5222.9151.0171.5149.792.3104.7183.6148.9109.7121.682.9
Arson 2031010310200
per 100,000 13.60.020.96.90.06.80.019.66.60.012.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) N/A205.5206.9211.8173.6154.1137.1126.3156.0153.0134.6115.2146.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

 
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Tornado activity:

Westport-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Westport town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 53.1 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Westport center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 10.2 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 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Westport center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Westport: Louis C. Mosher.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westport:

  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF TIVERTON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; TIVERTON, RI)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; FALL RIVER, MA)
  • HAWTHORN KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DARTMOUTH, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Westport, MA

Airports and other landing facilities located in Westport:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 5 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bristol Community College (about 9 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Roger Williams University (about 10 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Salve Regina University (about 15 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 22 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)
  • Brown University (about 23 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)

Public high school in Westport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westport:

Private elementary/middle school in Westport:

  • THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF THE ANGELS (Students: 122; Location: 1180 AMERICAN LEGION HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Westport:

  • WESTPORT FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $234,939; Location: 408 OLD COUNTY RD.; 41,885 books; 523 e-books; 1,795 audio materials; 957 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Westport: Camp Jennings (A), Westport Yacht Club (B), Central Village Commons (C), Westport Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (D), Westport Fire Department Station 1 (E), Westport Middle School Media Center (F), Westport Free Library (G), Westport Town Hall (H), Westport Townhall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westport include: Free Chapel (A), Calvary Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Our Lady of Grace Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Linden Grove Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2), Beech Grove Cemetery (3), Almy Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Devol Pond (A), Forge Pond (B), Richmond Pond (C), Cockeast Pond (D), South Watuppa Pond (E), Sawdy Pond (F), Westport River East Branch Marshes (G), Westport River West Branch Marshes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snell Creek (A), Simon Brook (B), Kerby Brook (C), Dunhams Brook (D), Bread and Cheese Brook (E), Angeline Brook (F), Allen Creek (G), Stony Brook (H), West Branch Westport River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westport include: Camp Noquochoke (1), Saint Vincent de Paul Camp (2), Horseneck Beach State Reservation (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: East Horseneck Beach (A), Horseneck Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Polly Hill Arboretum Visitors Center (Botanical Gardens; 809 State Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn (53 Old Bedford Road) (1), Hampton Inn Fall River/Westport (53 Old Bedford Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.95. This is better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.95
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.95. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.95
U.S.:

9.59


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westport, MA

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Westport in 2000:

  • 29 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Westport compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Westport (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Westport Branch at 786 Main Road, branch established on 1976/08/02. 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.
  • Mechanics' Co-operative Bank: 165 State Rd Branch at 165 State Road, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $386.4 mil, Deposits: $340.4 mil, headquarters in Taunton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mechanics Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Westport Branch at 610 State Road, branch established on 1964/10/21. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Westport town (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
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: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

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

14.4%
State:

16.5%

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westport:

  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: SNE BROADCASTING, LTD.(A MASS. CORP))
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:

  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; BRISTOL, RI; Owner: ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Westport:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 152 meters (499ft)
Total costs: $29,543,000
Total average daily traffic: 368,824
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,945

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 18
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westport, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Westport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 817 State Rd. (Lat: 41.651222 Lon: -71.072000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPLA773
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.587 MHz, 858.012 MHz, 858.587 MHz, 859.012 MHz, 859.587 MHz, 860.012 MHz, 860.587 MHz, 862.012 MHz, 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz... (+157 more)
    Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fire Station 98 Reed Rd (Lat: 41.625667 Lon: -71.056444), Call Sign: KNFQ484, Licensee ID: L00032576
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2002, Expiration Date: 05/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2012
    Registrant: Westport, Town Of, 911 Main Rd, Westport, MA 02790, Phone: (508) 636-8825
  • Cellular Tower Site Forge Rd (Lat: 41.641222 Lon: -71.057278), Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPEI354
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2004, Expiration Date: 03/10/2014, Certifier: Lawrence J Gelbien
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 818 Main Road (Lat: 41.583361 Lon: -71.100056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 29 m, Call Sign: WPXC762
    Assigned Frequencies: 474.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 03/06/2013, Certifier: John R Gifford
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 41.510389 Lon: -71.111111, Call Sign: WQBS692
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.662 MHz, 457.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2004, Expiration Date: 12/07/2014, Certifier: Keith Kruger
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Westport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 87
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Service Call: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Westport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westport, MA
Businesses in Westport, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
CVS1U-Haul2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James J. Britto (10)
  • Douglas Copeland Lane (9)
  • Sean P. Selover (9)
  • Sean Selover (6)
  • Gregory J. Lima (6)
  • Stanley R. Craig (5)
  • Stephen Andras (4)
  • John W. Asermely (4)
  • Edward Carey (4)
  • Edward J. Unsworth (3)

Total of 107 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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