Winthrop, Massachusetts

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Population in July 2007: 19,298.
Males: 9,075  (47.0%)
Females: 10,223  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Massachusetts median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 02152.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $89,707 (it was $53,122 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$89,707
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,511 (it was $27,374 in 2000)

Winthrop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $531,565 (it was $215,300 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$531,565
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $649,574; detached houses: $496,469; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: $531,783; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $626,615; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $849,411; mobile homes: $185,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Winthrop: 156.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Winthrop, MA (2000)
    • 17,02093.0%White alone
    • 4932.7%Hispanic
    • 2931.6%Black alone
    • 2061.1%Asian alone
    • 1821.0%Two or more races
    • 730.4%Other race alone
    • 290.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Winthrop, Massachusetts as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winthrop is 3,216 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Winthrop by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(17.5)
1
(5.9)
3
(14.7)
2
(11.4)
2
(11.2)
2
(11.0)
6
(32.8)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.5)
6
(31.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(34.9)
10
(58.6)
8
(39.2)
6
(34.1)
6
(33.5)
4
(22.1)
2
(10.9)
3
(16.2)
3
(16.5)
4
(21.8)
2
(10.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
57
(331.9)
50
(293.2)
59
(289.2)
31
(176.1)
31
(173.2)
52
(286.8)
51
(278.5)
85
(457.7)
71
(389.8)
31
(169.2)
20
(106.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(430.9)
71
(416.3)
100
(490.1)
77
(437.4)
41
(229.1)
82
(452.3)
58
(316.7)
53
(285.4)
58
(318.4)
25
(136.5)
24
(127.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(448.4)
145
(850.1)
160
(784.2)
133
(755.5)
125
(698.5)
117
(645.3)
113
(617.0)
106
(570.8)
89
(488.6)
78
(425.8)
82
(436.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(17.5)
5
(29.3)
19
(93.1)
11
(62.5)
18
(100.6)
12
(66.2)
11
(60.1)
20
(107.7)
6
(32.9)
8
(43.7)
6
(31.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.8)
4
(23.5)
2
(9.8)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.2)
2
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)140.3146.4154.5131.7105.7135.6136.8156.4131.874.879.0

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City-data.com crime index in Winthrop, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (33.4%), Italian (29.7%), English (10.8%), German (4.6%), United States (4.2%), French Canadian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 9,709 people per square mile   (high).

Winthrop, Massachusetts map

1,585 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 3.0% Latin America).

This place:

8.7%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Winthrop CDP:

1.0% ($2,233)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Malden, MA (5.6 miles , pop. 56,340).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (6.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (183.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Winthrop Town, MA (0.7 miles ),
Chelsea, MA (1.8 miles ),
Revere, MA (1.8 miles ),
Everett, MA (2.1 miles ),
Nahant, MA (2.1 miles ),
Malden, MA (2.4 miles ),
Saugus, MA (2.5 miles ),
Somerville, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.37 N, Longitude: 70.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,183 (-33.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,683 (17.9%)

Area codes: 617, 857

Distribution of median household income in Winthrop, MA in 2017
Winthrop satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $277,400
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $288,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $208,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Winthrop, MA residents
Average permit cost in Winthrop, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Winthrop, MA
Most common industries in Winthrop, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Air transportation (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Air transportation (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Winthrop, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (3.3%)

Average climate in Winthrop, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Winthrop, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.240. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Winthrop-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Winthrop place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winthrop-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 201.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.9 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 200.6 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 228.7 miles away from Winthrop 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 66.3 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 55.9 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 Suffolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Explosion: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winthrop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winthrop:

  • HOSPICE COMMUNITY CARE (495 PLEASANT STREET)
  • WINTHROP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (40 LINCOLN ST)
  • COMMONWEALTH CLINICAL SERVICES INC (217 LINCOLN STREET)
  • REW HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC (217 LINCOLN STREET)
  • CENTER FOR OPTIMUM CARE, BAY VIEW THE (26 STURGIS STREET)
  • GOVERNOR WINTHROP NURSING HOME (142 PLEASANT STREET)
  • RONCALLI HEALTH CARE CTR-WINTH (170 CLIFF AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Winthrop:

  • 5 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.
  • 5 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 6 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop:

  • Suffolk University (about 5 miles; Boston, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,982)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 5 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Emerson College (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Berklee College of Music (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,726)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 13,548)
  • Northeastern University (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 27,758)

Public high school in Winthrop:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winthrop:

See full list of schools located in Winthrop

Library in Winthrop:

  • WINTHROP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $549,262; Location: 2 METCALF SQUARE; 88,736 books; 2,659 audio materials; 2,737 video materials; 24 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winthrop: Winthrop Light (A), Miller Field (B), Cottage Park Yacht Club (C), Winthrop Yacht Club (D), Shirley Gut (E), Winthrop Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (F), Winthrop Townhall (G), Winthrop Fire Department Station 1 (H), Winthrop Public Library (I), Winthrop Public Library and Museum (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Winthrop: Saint Johns Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lewis Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Short Beach Creek (A), Belle Isle Inlet (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Winthrop: Ingleside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Yirrell Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Benjamin Whorf - (1897-1941), linguist, Mark Bavaro - Football player., Ripley P. Bullen - Archaeologist, John Brendan McCormack - Catholic bishop, Rick DiPietro - NHL player (New York Islanders, born: Sep 19, 1981), Robert DeLeo (politician) - Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Robert Ellis Orrall - Country singer, Dale Dunbar - Ice hockey player, Mike Eruzione - (born 1954), captain of the United States Olympic gold medal-winning ice hockey team, Pat Woodell - TV Actor.

Suffolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CHRISTMAS TREE INN (Address: 37 CLIFF AVENUE , Serves VT, Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

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

3.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Winthrop in 2000:

  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Winthrop (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Winthrop Branch at 35 Putnam Street, branch established on 1978/07/24. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bartlett Branch at 25 Bartlett Road, branch established on 1914/01/01. 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
  • East Boston Savings Bank: Winthrop Branch at 15 Bartlett Road, branch established on 1993/08/18. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,946.5 mil, Deposits: $1,609.3 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Meridian Financial Services, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop:

Marital status in Winthrop, MA
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Winthrop:

(Winthrop, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Winthrop, MA (based on Suffolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic332,74456
Evangelical Protestant48,562180
Other29,09471
Mainline Protestant20,380103
Orthodox7,69317
Black Protestant4,17623
None279,374-
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: 180
This county:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 239
Suffolk County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Here:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 766
Suffolk County:

10.53 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Suffolk County:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winthrop:

49.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winthrop:

33.9%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Winthrop:

58.3%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.0%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winthrop, MA Residents

9.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($103,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.66%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,322 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  2.56% ($121,025 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  1.47% ($142,190)
from Essex County, MA  0.55% ($81,995)


10.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($88,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,122 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  2.98% ($85,882 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  1.83% ($93,487)
to Essex County, MA  0.78% ($91,101)
Businesses in Winthrop, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Suburban1
Ace Hardware1Subway1
CVS1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • 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.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Winthrop:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

Winthrop fatal accident list:

Mar 10, 2006 09:18 AM, Revere St, None, Lat: 42.390070, Lon: -70.980120, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1990 05:57 PM, W.Shore Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1984 07:22 PM, Rt16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1982 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1980 02:25 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 22, 1978 01:13 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 16, 1978 01:59 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Winthrop)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 42.380250 Lon: -70.979611, Call Sign: WPXN613,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.200 MHz, 457.200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2003, Expiration Date: 05/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2013, Certifier: Scott Niven, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 42.384806 Lon: -70.980361, Call Sign: WQUV854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.762 MHz, 457.762 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 10/28/2024, Certifier: Stephen Dion, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 42.377917 Lon: -70.985528, Call Sign: WQUV856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.487 MHz, 456.487 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 10/28/2024, Certifier: Stephen Dion, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 42.375361 Lon: -70.988750, Call Sign: WQUY282,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 456.712 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 11/14/2024, Certifier: Stephen Dion, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Winthrop, Town of, Lat: 42.376778 Lon: -70.984222, Call Sign: WQZJ750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2017, Expiration Date: 06/08/2027, Certifier: Paul E Flanagan, Registrant: Signal Communications Corporation, 4 Wheeling Ave, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-1587, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winthrop)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-50S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21611 , Serial Number: 2456, Year manufactured: 1938
    Registrant (Individual): Donald Distant, 69 Summit Ave, Winthrop, MA 02152
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 124 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22213 , Serial Number: 32R-7887248, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James F Ryan, 1 Seal Harbor Rd Apt 403, Winthrop, MA 02152
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5351V , Serial Number: R1722292, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur F Housman, 84 Pleasant St, Winthrop, MA 02152
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6862J , Serial Number: 28R-7635353, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles F Quigley, 160 Winthrop Shore Dr, Winthrop, MA 02152, Other Owners: Gregory F Quinn

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$297,548109$218,119408$242,36019$174,0533$5,325,00019$211,474
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$274,00011$222,36429$278,8281$30,0000$05$214,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$221,61515$212,400113$284,47813$157,3851$675,0006$284,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$270,00015$249,46788$276,1023$269,0000$04$199,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$143,0003$196,00020$286,0004$32,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1801.00 , 1802.00, 1803.00, 1804.00, 1805.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$254,07711$315,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$200,0009$287,889
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$336,4002$426,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$341,5002$249,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1801.00 , 1802.00, 1803.00, 1804.00, 1805.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winthrop, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winthrop, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 78. The highest number of reported fires - 108 took place in 2005, and the least - 43 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Winthrop, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.0%), and Outside Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winthrop, MA
    • 79560.0%Structure Fires
    • 36627.6%Outside Fires
    • 997.5%Other
    • 665.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winthrop, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winthrop, MA
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winthrop, MA
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Winthrop 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 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Winthrop on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 (02152) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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