Bourne, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,418.
Population change since 2000: -1.7%
Males: 597  (42.2%)
Females: 821  (57.8%)
Median resident age:

64.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02532.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,026 (it was $44,830 in 2000)
Bourne:

$59,026
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,579 (it was $23,055 in 2000)

Bourne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $389,918 (it was $199,200 in 2000)
Bourne:

$389,918
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $525,737; detached houses: $535,939; townhouses or other attached units: $413,486; in 2-unit structures: $543,390; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $403,142; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,884; mobile homes: $77,868

Median gross rent in 2019: $869.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bourne: 118.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.2%
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According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bourne, Massachusetts as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bourne is 266 to 1.


Crime rates in Bourne by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(5.1)
3
(15.5)
5
(26.2)
5
(26.1)
3
(15.6)
6
(30.2)
8
(40.2)
14
(70.4)
8
(40.4)
10
(50.8)
4
(20.4)
4
(20.1)
5
(25.1)
13
(65.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(25.7)
5
(25.9)
10
(52.5)
12
(62.7)
6
(31.2)
9
(45.3)
8
(40.2)
8
(40.3)
5
(25.3)
6
(30.5)
6
(30.6)
5
(25.2)
1
(5.0)
2
(10.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/A72
(372.9)
48
(252.0)
89
(465.2)
68
(353.4)
46
(231.5)
60
(301.2)
69
(347.2)
48
(242.7)
43
(218.2)
39
(199.2)
32
(161.1)
40
(201.1)
39
(197.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
257
(1,320)
288
(1,492)
258
(1,354)
288
(1,505)
240
(1,247)
225
(1,132)
267
(1,340)
215
(1,082)
103
(520.7)
124
(629.3)
83
(424.0)
103
(518.4)
99
(497.6)
43
(217.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
348
(1,787)
353
(1,828)
313
(1,643)
398
(2,080)
382
(1,986)
295
(1,484)
249
(1,250)
235
(1,182)
187
(945.4)
201
(1,020)
162
(827.5)
149
(750.0)
157
(789.2)
157
(795.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(215.7)
33
(170.9)
9
(47.2)
27
(141.1)
37
(192.3)
17
(85.5)
26
(130.5)
15
(75.5)
19
(96.1)
16
(81.2)
12
(61.3)
10
(50.3)
10
(50.3)
13
(65.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(51.4)
11
(57.0)
3
(15.7)
5
(26.1)
7
(36.4)
1
(5.0)
5
(25.1)
4
(20.1)
1
(5.1)
7
(35.5)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime indexN/A286.0251.5343.1274.7229.5258.7266.9180.5194.9133.1126.2132.3147.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bourne, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 50 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Bourne, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (40.4%), English (15.2%), Italian (11.5%), German (10.5%), American (4.5%), Russian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 825 people per square mile   (low).

Bourne, Massachusetts map

13 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,391 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,758 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (17.5 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (47.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (180.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Monument Beach, MA (1.0 miles ),
Buzzards Bay, MA (1.1 miles ),
Onset, MA (1.6 miles ),
Pocasset, MA (1.8 miles ),
Wareham, MA (2.1 miles ),
White Island Shores, MA (2.1 miles ),
Wareham Center, MA (2.3 miles ),
Sagamore, MA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.74 N, Longitude: 70.61 W

Distribution of median household income in Bourne, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bourne, MA in 2019
Bourne satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 122 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1998: 166 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1999: 194 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 178 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2001: 107 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2002: 132 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2004: 113 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2007: 62 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $259,500
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $331,300
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $301,300
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $301,600
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $307,500
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $362,400
  • 2015: 42 buildings, average cost: $338,400
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $339,500
  • 2017: 64 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2018: 29 buildings, average cost: $511,100
  • 2019: 18 buildings, average cost: $305,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Bourne, MA residents
Average permit cost in Bourne, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Most common industries in Bourne, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Bourne, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Top executives (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.1%)

Average climate in Bourne, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Bourne-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.3 miles away from the Bourne place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bourne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 76% 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 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from Bourne center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from Bourne center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from Bourne 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) earthquake occurred 246.6 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 182.5 miles away from Bourne 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 Barnstable County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bourne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bourne:

  • ALLEGIANCE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (39 PLEASANT STREET)
  • BOURNE MANOR EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (146 MAC ARTHUR BOULEVARD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bourne:

  • ROYAL CAPE COD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BUZZARDS BAY, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITA-FORESTVIEW (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • TCU-TOBEY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE ASSOCIATION, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • CAPE HERITAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SANDWICH, MA)
  • CAPE HERITAGE, A RADIUS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SANDWICH, MA)
  • ROYAL MEGANSETT NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; N FALMOUTH, MA)

Heliports located in Bourne:

Operable nuclear power plant near Bourne:

  • 16 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

College/University in Bourne:

  • Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School (Full-time enrollment: 73; Location: 220 Sandwich Road; Public; Website: www.uppercapetech.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bourne:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 15 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 22 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 26 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Bristol Community College (about 27 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 31 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 33 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Roger Williams University (about 35 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)

Public high schools in Bourne:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bourne:

  • BOURNE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 772, Location: 77 WATERHOUSE ROAD, Grades: 5-8)
  • PEEBLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 70 TROWBRIDGE RD, Grades: KG-4)
See full list of schools located in Bourne

Library in Bourne:

  • JONATHAN BOURNE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $593,741; Location: 19 SANDWICH ROAD; 58,165 books; 19 e-books; 3,395 audio materials; 3,966 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 145 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bourne: Grover Cleveland House Site (A), Aptucxet Trading Post (B), Jonathan Bourne Library (C), The Chamberlain House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gray Gables Cemetery (1), Oakland Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Back River Marshes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Buzzards Bay Hobby Center And Museum (103 Main St).

Birthplace of: Crystal Taliefero - Saxophonist, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy - Son of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy who died in infancy., Ron Wooten - Football player, Peter Cronan - Football player.

Barnstable County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BARNSTABLE COUNTY JAIL (Address: 6000 SHERIFF'S PLACE , Population served: 600, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TOWNHOUSES @ COPPER LANTERN (Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.0%
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

Banks with branches in Bourne (2011 data):

  • Rockland Trust Company: Bourne Branch at 172 Clay Pond Road, branch established on 2003/11/05. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Bourne:

Marital status in Bourne, MA
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Bourne:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bourne
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bourne, MA (based on Barnstable County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
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: 68
Barnstable County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Barnstable County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Barnstable County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Barnstable County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
This county:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

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

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bourne:

51.8%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.6%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bourne:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.9%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Bourne:

57.4%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bourne, MA Residents

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($104,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($68,616 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.57% ($168,344)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.45% ($160,147)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($670 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.63% ($60,223 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($63,791)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.31% ($69,731)
Businesses in Bourne, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Quality1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
IHOP1Stop & Shop1
Jones New York1Subaru1
Knights Inn1Subway1
McDonald's1Toyota1
Nissan1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bourne:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bourne:

  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; SANDWICH, MA; Owner: SANDWICH MASS. PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bourne:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • Bourne, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count126
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents194
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:36
  • Fatalities139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents303
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count21257
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29760
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons7201
  • Fatalities22870
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48877
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2464
See more detailed statistics of Bourne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • $698,000Total costs
  • 1,030Total average daily traffic
  • 61Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,579Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bourne)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bourne, MA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bourne)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$245,12814$246,54379$231,5194$114,40817$241,306
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$532,7906$233,3581$70,6202$430,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$215,00518$279,3311$169,5602$255,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$234,81310$296,2160$02$335,440
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$139,4903$261,2670$01$352,400
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$134,2501$255,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$208,710
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2006, and the least - 7 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bourne, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.4%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bourne, MA
    • 13151.4%Structure Fires
    • 7830.6%Outside Fires
    • 3513.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 114.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bourne, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bourne, MA
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bourne, MA
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 8.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Bourne compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bourne on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Eric Meade (1)
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Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2022.