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 2013: $70,232 (it was $53,122 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$70,232
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,845 (it was $27,374 in 2000)

Winthrop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $385,373 (it was $215,300 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$385,373
MA:

$327,200
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  • Races in Winthrop, MA (2000)

    Winthrop races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Winthrop: 152.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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,MA real estate house value index trend

Winthrop, Massachusetts map

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

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop CDP:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

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

This place:

8.7%
Massachusetts:

15.6%

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

Winthrop CDP:  1.0% ($2,233)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Winthrop satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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

Winthrop household income distribution Winthrop home values distribution

Crime rates in Winthrop by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.05.70.00.0
Rapes 02313222
per 100,000 0.011.017.55.914.711.411.211.0
Robberies 3136108664
per 100,000 16.271.234.958.639.234.133.522.1
Assaults N/AN/A575059313152
per 100,000 N/AN/A331.9293.2289.2176.1173.2286.8
Burglaries 75637471100774182
per 100,000 404.7345.2430.9416.3490.1437.4229.1452.3
Thefts 989577145160133125117
per 100,000 528.9520.5448.4850.1784.2755.5698.5645.3
Auto thefts 12103519111812
per 100,000 64.854.817.529.393.162.5100.666.2
Arson 30142122
per 100,000 16.20.05.823.59.85.711.211.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.9) N/AN/A152.7159.3168.1143.3115.0147.5

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

Crime rate in Winthrop detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 33 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Massachusetts average:

2.51
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Air transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Winthrop, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Winthrop 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 the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Winthrop 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)
Winthrop topographic 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.

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:

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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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.8. This is about average.

City:

85.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

9.14

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

Winthrop, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Winthrop compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below 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.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop, Massachusetts:

  • Inn At Crystal Cove, 600 Shirley St, Winthrop, MA 02152 , Phone: (617) 846-9217
  • Winthrop Arms Hotel, 130 Grovers Ave, Winthrop, MA 02152 , Phone: (617) 846-4000
  • Suburban/Atlantic Shores Inn, 312 Shirley St, Winthrop, MA 02152 , Phone: (617) 539-9466, Fax: (617) 846-6781
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop, Massachusetts

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Winthrop:

(Winthrop, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Winthrop CDP (based on Suffolk County data)

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
Suffolk County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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
Suffolk County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

21.4%
Massachusetts:

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

17.1%
State:

16.5%

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: 42.39007, Lon: -70.98012, 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 22, 1978 01:13 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 16, 1978 01:59 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • JEFF S HASKINS, 120 Shirley St (Lat: 42.381694 Lon: -70.975611), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 6178395664, Buddy.Noel@nextel.Com, 40 HARTWELL AVE
  • Kyle B Entz, 120 Shirley St (Lat: 42.381694 Lon: -70.975611), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 6178395664, Buddy.Noel@nextel.Com, 40 HARTWELL AVE
  • Kyle B Entz, 120 Shirley St (Lat: 42.381694 Lon: -70.975611), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 6178395664, Buddy.Noel@nextel.Com, 40 HARTWELL AVE
  • Robert A Shatten, 190 Tafts Avenue (Lat: 42.354417 Lon: -70.958028), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 7816467800, Bshatten@boreal-Renewable.Com, 406 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. #2
  • Robert A Shatten, 190 Tafts Avenue (Lat: 42.354417 Lon: -70.958028), Type: 46.0, Overall height: 46 m
    Registrant: 7816467800, Bshatten@boreal-Renewable.Com, 406 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. #2

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 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, Certifier: Scott Niven
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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-28RT-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3059Z , Serial Number: 28R-7918123, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Colleen E Haigh, 28 Pearl Ave Apt 2, 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
    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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles F Quigley, 160 Winthrop Shore Dr, Winthrop, MA 02152, Other Owners: Gregory F Quinn
  • Aircraft: TRUE SCORPION II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8AK , Serial Number: 707JT, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 247 Washington St Apt 5, Winthrop, MA 02152
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8149B , Serial Number: 29949, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James F Ryan, 100 Beach Rd, Winthrop, MA 02152, Other Owners: James F Jr Ryan

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 162
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Winthrop

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winthrop, MA
Businesses in Winthrop, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Suburban1
Ace Hardware1Subway1
CVS1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts2UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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