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Population in 2010: 14,489. Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 

Males: 7,070  (48.8%)
Females: 7,419  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02382.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,984 (it was $55,303 in 2000)
Whitman:

$72,984
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,592

Whitman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $291,883 (it was $158,300 in 2000)
Whitman:

$291,883
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $338,030; Detached houses: $335,596; Townhouses or other attached units: $290,106; In 2-unit structures: $365,077; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $433,472; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $317,798; Mobile homes: $75,533
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Whitman races chart
  • White alone - 13,603 (93.9%)
  • Hispanic - 267 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 205 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 176 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 108 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 93 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whitman: 273.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (39.5%), Italian (16.5%), English (15.6%), French (6.2%), German (6.0%), French Canadian (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1875

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 6.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,083 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Whitman:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitman town:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

308 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Whitman, Massachusetts as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Whitman to the number of sex offenders is 4,730 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Whitman town:  1.6% ($2,506)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Whitman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (4.3 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (18.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (181.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Abington, MA (1.6 miles ), Rockland, MA (1.9 miles ), East Bridgewater, MA (1.9 miles ), Brockton, MA (2.1 miles ), Hanson, MA (2.1 miles ), Hanover, MA (2.3 miles ), Holbrook, MA (2.4 miles ), West Bridgewater, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2004: 75 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2005: 69 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $127,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 70.94 W

Area code: 781

Whitman household income distribution Whitman home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Whitman by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1322
per 100,000 6.921.313.713.6
Robberies 81367
per 100,000 54.992.441.247.6
Assaults 43353234
per 100,000 295.2248.9219.5231.3
Burglaries 58675031
per 100,000 398.2476.5343.0210.9
Thefts 269170148150
per 100,000 1847.01208.91015.31020.5
Auto thefts 1210108
per 100,000 82.471.168.654.4
Arson 1310
per 100,000 6.921.36.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 197.1189.4143.0136.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Whitman-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Whitman town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitman-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% 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 71.0 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 66.7 miles away from Whitman 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 68.4 miles away from the city 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 31.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Whitman 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 52.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitman topographic map

Birthplace of: Francis Spellman - Catholic cardinal, Steve Smith (musician) - Jazz drummer.


Hospital/medical center in Whitman:

  • BRAE BURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 146 SOUTH AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Whitman:

  • COLONY HOUSE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABINGTON, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-COLONY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABINGTON, MA)
  • CHAMPION REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Whitman, MA

Amtrak stations near Whitman:

  • 14 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Whitman:

  • 17 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitman:

  • Massasoit Community College (about 3 miles; Brockton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,631)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 7 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Stonehill College (about 9 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Curry College (about 15 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 17 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,906)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 20 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)
  • Northeastern University (about 20 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 20,344)

Public high school in Whitman:

Public elementary/middle schools in Whitman:

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Library in Whitman:

  • WHITMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $384,298; Location: 100 WEBSTER STREET; 45,907 books; 2,157 audio materials; 4,232 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Whitman: Whitman Station (A), Whitman Fire and Rescue (B), Whitman Townhall (C), Duval Elementary School Library (D), Whitman Public Library (E), Whitman Town Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitman include: South Shore Pentecostal Church (A), All Saints Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Colebrook Cemetery (2), Saint James Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hobart Pond (A), Hardings Pond (B), Bear Meadow (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Stream River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Plymouth 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
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.333. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.333
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

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

ELIOT WOODS CONDOS (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and AUG-21-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (MAY-09-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and OCT-06-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-1994), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-1996)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 67 regular monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
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:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whitman, MA

27 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Whitman in 2000:

  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Whitman 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Whitman (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Landmark/Whitman Branch at 584 Washington Street, branch established on 1888/02/18. 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.
  • Rockland Trust Company: Whitman Branch at 692 Bedford St, branch established on 1976/12/20. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Whitman Stop And Shop Branch at 475 Bedford Street Rt 18, branch established on 2002/12/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Mutual Federal Savings Bank of Plymouth County: Mutual Federal Savings Bank Of Plymo at 570 Washington St, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $369.9 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Whitman town (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
State:

16.5%

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitman:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 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)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitman:

  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whitman:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 43 Ford Park Circle (Lat: 42.092611 Lon: -70.942556), Call Sign: KVJ849
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.895 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2005, Expiration Date: 11/08/2015
    Registrant: Town Of Whitman, Whitman, MA 02382, Phone: (781) 618-9704, Fax: (781) 447-7307, Email:
  • Whitman Fire Hdqtrs (Lat: 42.080389 Lon: -70.938944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQD652
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz, 151.235 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2002, Expiration Date: 05/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2012, Certifier: Richard Geyster
    Registrant: Dept Of Envir Mgmt Div Of Forest & Parks, Princeton, MA 01541
  • 20 Essex St (Lat: 42.080944 Lon: -70.935889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WBP532
    Assigned Frequencies: 485.887 MHz, 486.012 MHz, 486.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022
    Registrant: Central Ma Public Safety Assn Inc, Warren, MA 01083-0637, Phone: (877) 267-7291, Email:
  • HIGH SCHOOL, 600 Franklin Street (Lat: 42.073333 Lon: -70.903889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPLQ701
    Assigned Frequencies: 472.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Certifier: Timothy Travers
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 5 Walnut St (Lat: 42.083444 Lon: -70.938389), Call Sign: KEM987, Licensee ID: L00032560
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2003, Expiration Date: 02/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013
    Registrant: Welch, William E Dba William E Welch Electrical Contractor In, 5 Walnut St, Whitman, MA 02382
  • 56 Temple Street (Lat: 42.080000 Lon: -70.939167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WQBD545
    Assigned Frequencies: 484.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2004, Expiration Date: 09/23/2014, Certifier: Jack Schnyer
    Registrant: Radio Solutions Inc., 70 Accord Park Drive, Norwell, MA 02061, Phone: (781) 331-1008, Fax: (781) 561-7770, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WHITMAN, 1 Old Coach Rd (Lat: 42.066389 Lon: -70.918444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WPNG941
    Assigned Frequencies: 10561.2 MHz, 10657.5 MHz, 10668.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2012, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • BOS0834, 185 Franklin St. (Lat: 42.078861 Lon: -70.918056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQDT496, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 17920.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2005, Expiration Date: 10/26/2015, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitman)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • RIDDER AIR ENTERPRISES INC, P O Box 310, Whitman, MA 02382
    Certificate: D002146 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2011, Expiration Date: 05/19/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4236E , Serial Number: 7AC-7154, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Ridder Air Enterprises Inc, Box 310, Whitman, MA 02382
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 954D , Serial Number: 108-2954, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Ridder Air Enterprises Inc, P O Box 310, Whitman, MA 02382


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 154
  • Service Call: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Whitman


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitman, MA
Businesses in Whitman, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Burger King1The Room Place1
CVS1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS2
Dunkin Donuts3Walgreens1
FedEx1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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