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Population in 2012: 38,949 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 

Males: 19,038  (48.9%)
Females: 19,911  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,151 (it was $54,897 in 2000)
Woburn:

$73,151
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,224

Woburn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $356,235 (it was $217,500 in 2000)
Woburn:

$356,235
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $390,716; Detached houses: $401,635; Townhouses or other attached units: $377,737; In 2-unit structures: $402,199; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $395,868; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $255,516

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,240.

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  • White alone - 31,575 (82.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2,676 (7.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,864 (4.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,521 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 473 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 115 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Woburn: 136.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (25.8%), Italian (19.3%), English (6.7%), French (3.8%), United States (3.6%), German (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 3,073 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Woburn:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woburn city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

6,107 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia, 3.2% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

This city:  16.0%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Woburn, Massachusetts as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Woburn to the number of sex offenders is 4,869 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 with mortgages in 2012: $3,516 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,454 (1.0%)

Woburn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, MA (5.0 miles , pop. 55,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (11.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (188.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Winchester, MA (1.5 miles ), Stoneham, MA (1.7 miles ), Burlington, MA (1.7 miles ), Reading, MA (1.9 miles ), Wakefield, MA (2.1 miles ), Arlington, MA (2.2 miles ), Lexington, MA (2.2 miles ), Melrose, MA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2000: 116 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $275,100
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $281,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $252,000
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $316,600
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $294,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 71.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,162 (+37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,834 (23.9%)

Area codes: 781, 339

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Crime rates in Woburn by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100210000100
per 100,000 0.02.70.00.05.32.70.00.00.00.02.60.00.0
Rapes 3726135637994
per 100,000 7.818.75.315.82.78.013.416.28.118.623.223.510.3
Robberies 11212227211629171014221419
per 100,000 28.656.158.371.055.742.877.646.027.037.356.836.548.9
Assaults 54936763634457936136545973
per 100,000 140.4248.4177.6165.6167.1117.8152.5251.4164.895.9139.4153.8187.8
Burglaries 87109106917611610011096122105140105
per 100,000 226.1291.2281.0239.2201.5310.6267.6297.3259.4324.9271.1365.0270.2
Thefts 651688708681620622641750719541602573544
per 100,000 1692.11837.91877.01790.41644.11665.61715.32027.21943.01440.61554.31494.11399.8
Auto thefts 9610087968210462827337472619
per 100,000 249.5267.1230.6252.4217.4278.5165.9221.6197.398.5121.367.848.9
Arson 4954642423110
per 100,000 10.424.013.310.515.910.75.410.85.48.02.62.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 144.0198.8167.7172.8157.5156.3162.4193.5156.7131.4157.0148.8137.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 80 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,169 (+3.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Woburn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Woburn city 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 8.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woburn-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Woburn center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 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 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Woburn 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 26.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woburn topographic map

Birthplace of: Benjamin Thompson - (1753-1814), "Count Rumford", Anglo-American physicist, Ernest Cushing Richardson - Librarian, Glenn Foley - Football player, Jack Garrity - Ice hockey player, John J. McEleney - University president, Loammi Baldwin, Jr. - Civil engineer, Nancy Kerrigan - (born 1969), figure skater, Lyle R. Wheeler - Art director, Christopher J. Coyne - Catholic bishop, David Robinson (musician) - Rock drummer.

Main business address for: BOSTON COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), ANIKA THERAPEUTICS INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), DYNABAZAAR INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), MICROFINANCIAL INC (MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS CREDIT INSTITUTION), ARQULE INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), POLYMEDICA CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Woburn:

  • WOBURN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 23 WARREN AVENUE)
  • ALLIANCE HOME CARE VISITING NURSE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 331 MONTVALE AVENUE, SUITE 650)
  • WINCHESTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 800 W CUMMINGS PARK STE 5000)
  • CAULFIELD CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 21 WARREN AVE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH NEW ENGLAND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2 REHABILITATION WAY)
  • HOSPICE CARE, INC (Hospital, 100 SYLVAN ROAD)
  • GLENDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 171 CAMBRIDGE RD)
  • NEW ENGLAND REHAB HOSPITAL INC SNF (Nursing Home, REHABILITATION WAY)
  • WOBURN NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 18 FRANCES STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Woburn, MA

Heliports located in Woburn:

Amtrak station:

WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/Universities in Woburn:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Woburn (Full-time enrollment: 492; Location: 10 Forbes Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Millennium Training Institute (FT enrollment: 153; Location: 600 West Cummings Park, Suite 2550; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mtiedu.com)
  • Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 300 Wildwood Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.catherinehinds.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woburn:

  • Tufts University (about 6 miles; Medford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,397)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 7 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • Bentley University (about 8 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)
  • Lesley University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Harvard University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 9 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,767)
  • Cambridge College (about 9 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,412)

Public high school in Woburn:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Woburn:

Private elementary/middle schools in Woburn:

  • ST CHARLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 8 MYRTLE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • YMCA CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 87; Location: 100 SYLVAN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WOBURN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 8 SUMMER ST; Grades: PK - 2)
  • THE MAY CENTER FOR CHILD DEV (Students: 17; Location: 10 R COMMERCE WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Woburn:

  • WOBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,144,950; Location: 45 PLEASANT ST.; 80,184 books; 4,571 audio materials; 5,264 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 151 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Woburn: Mishawum Station (A), Anderson-Woburn Station (B), Industriplex 128 (C), Northeast Trade Center and Exhibition (D), Unicorn Office Park (E), Woburn Commerce Center (F), Woburn Country Club (G), Eastern Ambulance Service (H), LifeLine Ambulance Service (I), Woburn Fire Department Station 5 (J), Woburn Fire Department Station 2 (K), Woburn Fire Department Station 4 (L), Woburn Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (M), Woburn Fire Department Station 3 (N), Janice Callahan Library (O), Woburn City Hall (P), World Phenomenology Institute (Q), Middlesex Law Library (R), Woburn Public Library (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Route 128-38 Shopping Center (1), Woburn Mall (2), Woburn Mall Shopping Center (3), Woburn Plaza Shopping Center (4), E-Z Way Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Woburn include: Trinity Church (A), Saint Johns Baptist Church (B), Saint Barbaras Church (C), Montvale Congregational Church (D), Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (E), First Congregational Church (F), Faith Chapel (G), Church of the Living God (H), Boston Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodbrook Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Whittemore Pond (A), Pomps Pond (B), Burbank Pond (C), Horn Pond (D), Mishawum Lake (E), Woburn Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fowle Brook (A), Halls Brook (B), Little Brook (C), Shaker Glen Brook (D), Sucker Brook (E), Willow Brook (F), Sweetwater Brook (G), Cummings Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Woburn include: Harvard Stadium (1), Forest Park (2), Rag Rock Hill Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: LSL Boston (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 155 New Boston Street Suite 142), New England Information Technology Consulting (400 West Cummings Park Suite 1725).

Hotels: Marriott Northeast Regional Office (600 Unicorn Pk Dr), Hampton Inn (315 Mishawum Road), Courtyard by Marriott (240 Mishawum Road), Cafe Fennel at Ramada Hotel-Woburn (15 Middlesex Canal Park), Courtyard-Woburn Boston North (700 Unicorn Park Drive), Hampton Inn Boston-Woburn (315 Mishawum Road), Comfort Inn Boston/Woburn (14 Hill St), Ramada Inn (15 Middlesex Canal Park Rd), Red Roof Inn Woburn (19 Commerce Way).

Court: Middlesex County Fourth District Court - Courthouse (30 Pleasant Street).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.3. This is about average.
City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

22.1

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

SEA OAKS CONDOMINIUMS (Address: 500 WEST CUMMINGS PARK SUITE 239 , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-01-1997 and JAN-07-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-1999), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 38 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.9% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Woburn, MA

People in group quarters in Woburn in 2010:

  • 238 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Woburn in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Woburn compared to Massachusetts state average:

Woburn, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Woburn (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Montvale Branch, Mishawum Branch, Russell Street Branch, Wodburn Stop & Shop Branch, Woburn Branch. 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
  • Northern Bank & Trust Company: West Woburn Branch, Elm Street Branch, Woburn Branch, at 275 Mishawum Road. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $734.7 mil, Deposits: $586.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Central Co-operative Bank: Woburn High School Branch, Lexington Street Branch, Woburn Branch. Info updated 2008/06/25: Bank assets: $520.7 mil, Deposits: $335.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Woburn/Pleasant Branch at 19 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1954/07/04; North Woburn Branch at 2a Elm Street, branch established on 1972/04/03. 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.
  • Winchester Savings Bank: Hammond Square Branch at 573 Main Street, branch established on 2001/10/22; Woburn Branch at 344 Cambridge Road, branch established on 1980/03/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $532.6 mil, Deposits: $439.8 mil, headquarters in Winchester, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Woburn/Winchester Branch at 358 Cambridge Road, branch established on 2007/12/12. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • People's United Bank: Woburn Branch at 400 West Cummings Park, Suite 1950, branch established on 2002/11/12. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Patriot Community Bank: at 237 Lexington Street, branch established on 2006/04/03. Info updated 2009/05/12: Bank assets: $118.5 mil, Deposits: $105.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Berkshire Bank: Woburn Loan Production Office at 150 Presidential Way, branch established on 2010/01/21. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Woburn, Massachusetts:

  • Woburn Courtyard By Marriott, 240 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 932-3200, Fax: (781) 935-6163
  • Hampton Inn Boston Woburn, 315 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 935-7666, Fax: (781) 833-6899
  • Hilton Boston / Woburn, 2 Forbes Rd, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 932-0999, Fax: (781) 932-0999
  • Extended Stay Deluxe, 831 Main St, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 938-3737, Fax: (781) 938-0838
  • Fairfield Inn Boston/Woburn, 285 Mishawum Rd, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 938-7575, Fax: (781) 937-0623
  • Crowne Plaza Woburn, 15 Middlesex Canal Pkwy, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 935-8760
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Boston Woburn, 300 Presidential Way, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (781) 376-4000, Fax: (781) 933-7775
  • Red Roof Inn Woburn, 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801 , Phone: (800) 733-7663, Fax: (781) 932-0657
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Woburn, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Woburn travel time to work - commute


Woburn mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Woburn city (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$80,943$51,1222$1,468
Other Government Administration 14$62,071$53,2042$3,960
Judicial and Legal 3$14,668$58,6720$0
Police Protection - Officers 66$436,886$79,4340$0
Police - Other 3$10,103$40,4126$8,918
Firefighters 59$326,620$66,4310$0
Fire - Other 7$38,954$66,7781$613
Streets and Highways 32$166,401$62,4001$1,779
Airports 3$13,371$53,4841$2,193
Welfare 7$25,866$44,3427$10,932
Health 4$16,940$50,8204$6,306
Sewerage 7$37,507$64,2980$0
Parks and Recreation 6$21,388$42,7762$2,707
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,672$47,0160$0
Water Supply 8$43,747$65,6210$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 629$2,496,095$47,62075$44,280
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 120$358,668$35,86735$12,177
Local Libraries 17$68,311$48,22022$13,291
Other and Unallocable 6$25,667$51,3342$2,318
Totals for Government 1,014$4,259,878$50,413160$110,942

Woburn government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,175,000 ($543.66)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,961,000 ($1462.45)
    General - Other: $14,686,000 ($377.06)
    Police Protection: $7,787,000 ($199.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,766,000 ($148.04)
    Regular Highways: $3,620,000 ($92.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,500,000 ($64.19)
    Financial Administration: $1,612,000 ($41.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,063,000 ($27.29)
    Libraries: $1,007,000 ($25.85)
    Central Staff Services: $674,000 ($17.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $593,000 ($15.23)
    Health - Other: $451,000 ($11.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $448,000 ($11.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $418,000 ($10.73)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($5.37)
    Public Welfare - Other: $107,000 ($2.75)
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000 ($2.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $45,423,000 ($1166.22)
    Corporate Bonds: $17,932,000 ($460.40)
    Other Investments - Other: $7,416,000 ($190.40)
    Benefit Payments: $6,200,000 ($159.18)
    Withdrawals: $162,000 ($4.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,030,000 ($26.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,052,000 ($52.68)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.28)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($0.26)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $9,627,000 ($247.17)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,121,000 ($54.46)
    Transit Utilities: $706,000 ($18.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,796,000 ($71.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,124,000 ($28.86)
    General - Other: $750,000 ($19.26)
    Central Staff Services: $235,000 ($6.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000 ($3.47)
    Police Protection: $131,000 ($3.36)
    Health - Other: $103,000 ($2.64)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($1.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000 ($1.28)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($0.59)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.03)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,741,000 ($1405.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $331,000 ($8.50)

Woburn government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,199,000 ($236.18)
    All Other: $3,051,000 ($78.33)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $785,000 ($20.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $115,000 ($2.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $70,000 ($1.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $65,000 ($1.67)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.13)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $12,705,000 ($326.20)
    From Parent Local Government: $4,012,000 ($103.01)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,920,000 ($49.30)
    From Other Governments: $575,000 ($14.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $122,000 ($3.13)
    Education: $40,000 ($1.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,752,000 ($44.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $631,000 ($16.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $71,000 ($1.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,026,000 ($103.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $17,971,000 ($461.40)
    General Local Government Support: $6,949,000 ($178.41)
    Highways: $1,378,000 ($35.38)
    All Other: $1,028,000 ($26.39)
    Water Utilities: $398,000 ($10.22)
  • Tax - Property: $74,722,000 ($1918.46)
    Other License: $1,324,000 ($33.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,123,000 ($28.83)

Woburn government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,447,000 ($1551.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,019,000 ($873.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,370,000 ($831.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,942,000 ($152.56)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $80,167,000 ($2058.26)
    End of Fiscal Year: $54,241,000 ($1392.62)

Woburn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,238,000 ($391.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $13,586,000 ($348.82)
    Total Other Securities: $8,343,000 ($214.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,503,000 ($552.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,778,000 ($174.02)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woburn:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woburn:

  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woburn:

  • 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 164 meters (538ft)
Total costs: $46,860,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,144,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 177,422

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 11
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Woburn, MA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 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 ORIGINATED109$306,927210$261,4101,115$246,31463$132,3493$1,656,66735$211,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$246,4009$241,44469$268,33312$38,4172$7,848,0005$242,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$255,05027$229,074230$287,08719$87,6840$021$239,524
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$279,40023$251,826165$265,0675$170,0001$15,400,0005$199,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$224,0004$330,25056$262,1614$129,2500$02$242,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3331.00 , 3332.00, 3333.00, 3334.00, 3335.01, 3335.02, 3336.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$277,15033$298,848
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$285,66714$311,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$352,22212$316,583
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$06$288,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$269,6671$365,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3331.00 , 3332.00, 3333.00, 3334.00, 3335.01, 3335.02, 3336.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 51

Incident types - Woburn


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

Most common first names in Woburn, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary57981.1 years
John48174.5 years
William27973.3 years
Joseph26276.2 years
James24572.2 years
Margaret22880.3 years
Robert18567.5 years
Helen18180.2 years
Charles16774.4 years
Edward15474.7 years
Most common last names in Woburn, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8478.4 years
Murphy7878.1 years
Doherty7877.9 years
Flaherty5275.0 years
Smith5177.8 years
Sullivan5075.3 years
Connolly4978.5 years
Mcdonough4379.9 years
Callahan4375.7 years
Foley3777.1 years
Businesses in Woburn, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's3
AT&T1Office Depot1
Ace Hardware1On The Border1
Applebee's1Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Payless1
Ben & Jerry's1Penske1
Best Western1PetSmart1
Blockbuster1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chipotle1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts10Rite Aid1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Staples1
FedEx11Starbucks2
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway2
GNC2T.J.Maxx1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1Talbots1
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS14
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Marriott4Whole Foods Market1
MasterBrand Cabinets14YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Woburn, MA

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