Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 3,859.
Population change since 2000: +8.7%
Males: 2,117  (54.9%)
Females: 1,742  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02532.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $85,964 (it was $39,750 in 2000)
Buzzards Bay:

$85,964
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $55,982 (it was $18,304 in 2000)

Buzzards Bay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $306,833 (it was $138,100 in 2000)
Buzzards Bay:

$306,833
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: $1,298.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buzzards Bay: 117.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.0%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Buzzards Bay, MA (2019)
    • 3,25991.8%White alone
    • 1093.1%Hispanic
    • 922.6%Two or more races
    • 200.6%Black alone
    • 210.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buzzards Bay is 846 to 1.


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Buzzards Bay, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (22.0%), Italian (16.5%), English (14.3%), American (7.8%), French (3.0%), Canadian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,950 people per square mile   (low).

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts map

131 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.8% Africa).

This place:

3.7%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,838 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,920 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (17.9 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (46.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (180.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Bourne, MA (1.1 miles ),
Monument Beach, MA (1.4 miles ),
Onset, MA (1.6 miles ),
White Island Shores, MA (1.8 miles ),
Wareham, MA (2.0 miles ),
Pocasset, MA (2.0 miles ),
Sagamore, MA (2.2 miles ),
Wareham Center, MA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 70.61 W

Area codes: 774, 508

Distribution of median household income in Buzzards Bay, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Buzzards Bay, MA in 2019
Buzzards Bay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Historical population in Buzzards Bay, MA
Historical housing units in Buzzards Bay, MA
Most common industries in Buzzards Bay, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Buzzards Bay, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts average temperatures Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts average precipitation Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts humidity Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts wind speed Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts snowfall Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts sunshine Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
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 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Buzzards Bay-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 36.6 miles away from the Buzzards Bay 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 18.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buzzards Bay-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 242.7 miles away from Buzzards Bay center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from the city 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 127.7 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) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from Buzzards Bay 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 183.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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).
Buzzards Bay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Buzzards Bay:

  • ROYAL CAPE COD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (8 LEWIS POINT ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Buzzards Bay:

  • BOURNE MANOR EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOURNE, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITA-FORESTVIEW (Nursing Home, about 5 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)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE ASSOCIATION, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • TCU-TOBEY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES OF MASSACHUSETTS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Buzzards Bay:

  • 15 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

College/University in Buzzards Bay:

  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Full-time enrollment: 1,651; Location: 101 Academy Dr; Public; Website: www.maritime.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buzzards Bay:

  • 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 25 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Bristol Community College (about 27 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 30 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 school in Buzzards Bay:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bourne Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bourne Pond (A), Bennett Pond (B), Queen Sewell Pond (C), Nye Bog Reservoir (D), Nye Bog (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bourne Society for Historic Pretnbrggs McDrmtt HSE (Museums; 22 Sandwich Road), Aptucxet Trading Post Museum (24 Aptucxet Road), Bourne Historical Center & Archives (Museums; 30 Keene Street), Adventure Isle (343 Macarthur Boulevard).

Hotels: Bournedale Village Inn (854 Scenic Highway), Herring Run Motel (825 Scenic Highway), Bay Motor Inn (223 Main Street), Best Western Bridge Bourne (100 Trowbridge Road), Jasper's Too (101 Maple Street), Holly House by the Canal (20 Keene Street), Scenic View Motel (871 Scenic Hwy).

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 Buzzards Bay and their reported violations in the past:

BUZZARDS BAY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 7,700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-15-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
OTIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE (Population served: 6,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Buzzards Bay in 2010:

  • 1,049 people in college/university student housing
  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Buzzards Bay in 2000:

  • 670 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 74 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Buzzards Bay (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Buzzards Bay Branch at 50 Cohasset Avenue, branch established on 1964/02/01. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Buzzards Bay Branch at 121 Main Street, branch established on 1928/07/16. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Buzzards Bay:

Marital status in Buzzards Bay, MA
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Buzzards Bay:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 18.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

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Religion statistics for Buzzards Bay, 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
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
Barnstable County:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barnstable County:

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.4%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

67.4%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.7
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.8%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

4.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Buzzards Bay:

70.3%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Buzzards Bay:

83.2%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buzzards Bay, 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 Buzzards Bay, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts3McDonald's1
FedEx1UPS3
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Buzzards Bay:

  • 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 Buzzards Bay:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; SANDWICH, MA; Owner: SANDWICH MASS. PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)

TV broadcast stations around Buzzards Bay:

  • 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.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
Buzzards Bay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Buzzards Bay fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2008 04:30 PM, Sr-6a, Lat: 41.743520, Lon: -70.585870, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.8mTotal length
  • $11,912,000Total costs
  • 159,736Total average daily traffic
  • 12,309Total average daily truck traffic
  • 217,786Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 15 Wallace Ave (Lat: 41.751500 Lon: -70.615306), Call Sign: KSM898, Licensee ID: L00033835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 12/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Registrant: Buzzards Bay Water District, 15 Wallace Ave, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
  • 101 Academy Drive (Lat: 41.738778 Lon: -70.625111), Call Sign: WQFL534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.612 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 452.087 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2006, Expiration Date: 08/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2016, Certifier: Malcom Mac Gregor, Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:
  • INFLUENT P.S., Influent Pumping Station Off U.S.6 Main Street (Lat: 41.749722 Lon: -70.604444), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WRJX534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 219.350 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2020, Expiration Date: 11/14/2030, Certifier: Matthew Quinn, Registrant: Tcs Communications Corp, Salisbury, MA 01952, Phone: (978) 465-7932, Fax: (978) 462-8980, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 65 Bourndale, 65 Bourndale Road (Lat: 41.773861 Lon: -70.570306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQXP864, Licensee ID: L00034332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2016, Expiration Date: 05/04/2026, Certifier: Ryan Ruggiero, Registrant: Town Of Plymouth, 20 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360, Phone: (508) 830-4213, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Academy Dr (Lat: 41.740667 Lon: -70.594194), Type: Building, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KIL883,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.09790 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/1993, Expiration Date: 06/24/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532-1803
  • 3239 Cranberry Hwy (Lat: 41.747333 Lon: -70.624472), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WHW282,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/1994, Expiration Date: 01/25/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Aquarius Diving Center Inc, 3239 Cranberry Hwy, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buzzards Bay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 112A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 128 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1239J, N1239J, N-1239J, Serial Number: 239, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Radu P Rotaru, 50 Cahoon Rd, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532, Other Owners: Gabriela A Rotaru
  • Aircraft: ROGERS DAVID D RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR IO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 173DR, N173DR, N-173DR, Serial Number: 81890, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2014
    Registrant (Individual): David D Rogers, 121 Onset Ave, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

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 ORIGINATED7$262,52915$192,10361$234,8333$134,40013$218,314
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$176,9603$155,4571$187,7101$190,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$264,7701$123,20019$216,6672$48,6104$147,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$259,8401$327,04013$187,8850$02$215,490
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$174,4950$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$176,0601$297,9201$176,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buzzards Bay, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Buzzards Bay, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 38 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Buzzards Bay, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.8%), and Structure Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Buzzards Bay, MA
    • 14938.8%Outside Fires
    • 12332.0%Structure Fires
    • 8722.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 256.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Buzzards Bay, MA
Most common first names in Buzzards Bay, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12481.5 years
John12273.8 years
William9175.2 years
Robert7969.5 years
James6773.6 years
Charles6773.6 years
Helen5981.3 years
George5777.0 years
Joseph5377.2 years
Dorothy5276.8 years
Most common last names in Buzzards Bay, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3469.4 years
Johnson2183.2 years
Baker2081.3 years
White1979.7 years
Murphy1575.1 years
Bassett1377.6 years
Harris1374.6 years
Perry1377.2 years
Young1384.8 years
Robbins1275.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buzzards Bay, MA
  • 61.6%Utility gas
  • 31.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buzzards Bay, MA
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 3.1%Other fuel


Buzzards Bay compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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