Lunenburg, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,760.
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 816  (46.4%)
Females: 944  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 01462.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $111,569 (it was $54,429 in 2000)
Lunenburg:

$111,569
MA:

$94,488

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $46,127 (it was $31,759 in 2000)

Lunenburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $430,773 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Lunenburg:

$430,773
MA:

$534,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $448,158; detached houses: $456,458; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $476,595
March 2022 cost of living index in Lunenburg: 124.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 3.4%
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  • Races in Lunenburg, MA (2022)
    • 1,76381.7%White alone
    • 24711.4%Two or more races
    • 823.8%Black alone
    • 502.3%Asian alone
    • 331.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Lunenburg, Massachusetts as of June 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lunenburg is 340 to 1.


Crime rates in Lunenburg by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
5
(44.8)
2
(17.8)
3
(26.4)
5
(43.7)
5
(43.6)
3
(26.1)
5
(42.4)
2
(16.8)
1
(8.3)
5
(42.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.8)
2
(19.7)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.0)
4
(35.6)
2
(17.6)
4
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(267.7)
15
(148.7)
27
(266.1)
25
(244.8)
16
(143.5)
14
(124.6)
17
(149.3)
22
(192.3)
20
(174.3)
15
(130.5)
15
(127.3)
22
(185.3)
8
(66.1)
13
(109.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(376.7)
86
(852.7)
59
(581.5)
51
(499.4)
62
(556.1)
59
(525.0)
59
(518.3)
31
(271.0)
36
(313.7)
30
(260.9)
13
(110.3)
11
(92.6)
17
(140.5)
6
(50.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
118
(1,170)
161
(1,596)
207
(2,040)
167
(1,635)
145
(1,301)
228
(2,029)
274
(2,407)
172
(1,504)
115
(1,002)
144
(1,252)
115
(976.1)
71
(597.9)
75
(619.9)
65
(546.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(19.8)
8
(79.3)
6
(59.1)
9
(88.1)
3
(26.9)
6
(53.4)
7
(61.5)
7
(61.2)
8
(69.7)
6
(52.2)
0
(0.0)
8
(67.4)
10
(82.7)
4
(33.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index144.1165.6186.2167.2160.4172.0193.7167.9137.3119.5116.486.361.188.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lunenburg, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 18 (17 officers - 17 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: French Canadian (18.4%), Italian (14.7%), Irish (14.1%), American (10.8%), English (9.4%), European (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1728

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 3.82 square miles.

Population density: 461 people per square mile   (low).

Lunenburg, Massachusetts map

184 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 2.8% Asia).

This place:

8.5%
Massachusetts:

17.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,955 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $6,665 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (16.4 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (37.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (164.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Fitchburg, MA (2.0 miles ),
Leominster, MA (2.2 miles ),
Townsend, MA (2.3 miles ),
Shirley, MA (2.3 miles ),
Devens, MA (2.6 miles ),
Fort Devens, MA (2.6 miles ),
Ashby, MA (2.6 miles ),
Ayer, MA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 71.72 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Lunenburg, MA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Lunenburg, MA in 2022
Lunenburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 9 buildings, average cost: $286,700
  • 2021: 14 buildings, average cost: $346,300
  • 2020: 14 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $271,100
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $305,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $58,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Lunenburg, MA residents
Average permit cost in Lunenburg, MA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Massachusetts:

3.5%
Most common industries in Lunenburg, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.1%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (32.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Lunenburg, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.2%)
  • Engineers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)

Average climate in Lunenburg, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lunenburg, Massachusetts average temperatures Lunenburg, Massachusetts average precipitation Lunenburg, Massachusetts humidity Lunenburg, Massachusetts wind speed Lunenburg, Massachusetts snowfall Lunenburg, Massachusetts sunshine Lunenburg, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 64.8. This is about average.

City:

64.8
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.195. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.195
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.381. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.381
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.13. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.13
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Lunenburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Lunenburg place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lunenburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 71% 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 161.8 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 165.4 miles away from Lunenburg 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 164.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 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) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Lunenburg 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 33.0 miles away from Lunenburg 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lunenburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lunenburg:

  • KEYSTONE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LEOMINSTER, MA)
  • BIRCHWOOD MANOR NURS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FITCHBURG (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • HEALTHALLIANCE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LEOMINSTER, MA)
  • DIVERSIFIED HOME SERVICES HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LEOMINSTER, MA)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HILLCREST (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FITCHBURG, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lunenburg:

  • Fitchburg State University (about 4 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,010)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 14 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 20 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 21 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 22 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Assumption College (about 22 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 23 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

Public high school in Lunenburg:

  • LUNENBURG HIGH (Students: 634, Location: 1079 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, Grades: 8-12)

Private high school in Lunenburg:

  • TWIN CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 194 ELECTRIC AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lunenburg:

  • TURKEY HILL MIDDLE (Students: 417, Location: 129 NORTHFIELD ROAD, Grades: 4-7)
  • LUNENBURG PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 1401 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, Grades: PK-3)
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Library in Lunenburg:

  • LUNENBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $353,400; Location: 1023 MASSACHUSETTS AVE.; 44,354 books; 930 e-books; 2,968 audio materials; 2,984 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lunenburg: Lanni Orchards (A), Lunenburg Fire Department (B), Lunenburg High School Library (C), Ritter Memorial Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lunenburg include: Saint Bonaface Church (A), Pilgrim Convenant Church (B), Lunenburg United Parish House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: North Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Turkey Hill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lunenburg include: Marshall Park (1), Lunenburg Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Susannah Willard Johnson - Captive of Native s and author of a captivity narrative, William Austin (author) - Politician, David Pelletier (American figure skater) - Figure skater, Frederick Cushing Cross, Jr. - Soilder.

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LUNENBURG WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6,357, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2008)
GREEN VALLEY MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves NH, Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FAIRHAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves NH, Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Lunenburg (2011 data):

  • North Middlesex Savings Bank: Lunenburg Branch at 947 Massachusetts Avenue Branch, branch established on 2003/06/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $329.3 mil, Deposits: $268.7 mil, headquarters in Ayer, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Lunenburg:

Marital status in Lunenburg, MA
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lunenburg:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Massachusetts average:

13.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Lunenburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lunenburg, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Here:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Worcester County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

8.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lunenburg:

51.0%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Lunenburg:

27.5
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

13.3%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lunenburg:

11.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lunenburg:

26.0%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

61.1%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.6%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lunenburg, MA Residents

4.71% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($76,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Massachusetts average:

6.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.47% ($89,300 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.34% ($92,805)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.30% ($86,618)


4.84% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($87,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Massachusetts average:

7.18%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.87% ($84,464 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.23% ($87,004)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.21% ($97,580)
Businesses in Lunenburg, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug1True Value1
GameStop1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walmart1
Mazda1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lunenburg:

  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 2 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCMX (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LEOMINSTER, MA; Owner: TWIN CITY BAPTIST TEMPLE, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lunenburg:

  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • 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.)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lunenburg:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • Lunenburg, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents77
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:29
  • Fatalities65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents142
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count16463
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22889
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5418
  • Fatalities17740
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37704
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1593
See more detailed statistics of Lunenburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • $2,403,000Total costs
  • 4,203Total average daily traffic
  • 254Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,360Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lunenburg)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 9 Chase Road (Lat: 42.598694 Lon: -71.754778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.9 m, Call Sign: WPYL783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.375 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2023, Expiration Date: 09/04/2033, Certifier: Francis Mcnamara, Registrant: Lunenburg Water District, 496 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462, Phone: (978) 582-4532, Fax: (978) 582-4590, Email:

  • Lat: 42.538611 Lon: -71.692500, Call Sign: WQAW318,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.075 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2004, Expiration Date: 08/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014, Certifier: Ed Silva, Registrant: Edwin L. Thompson & Son, Inc., 131 Stedman Street, Suite 1, Chelmsford, MA 01824, Phone: (978) 453-2444, Fax: (978) 453-4747

  • 301 Massachusetts Ave. (Lat: 42.592278 Lon: -71.759194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 16.4 m, Call Sign: WQEA829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.550 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2015, Expiration Date: 12/15/2025, Certifier: Brian F Belliveau, Registrant: Fitchburg Fire Department, 33 North Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420, Phone: (978) 345-9660, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 194 Electric Ave (Lat: 42.588417 Lon: -71.753667), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WPJA645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/1995, Expiration Date: 04/01/2030, Phone: (508) 582-4901

  • 194 Electric Ave (Lat: 42.588417 Lon: -71.753667), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WPJF370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.125 MHz, 944.375 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/1996, Expiration Date: 04/01/2030, Phone: (617) 254-9267

  • Lunenburg, Pope Road (Lat: 42.598556 Lon: -71.753972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPOL890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10642.5 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2017, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

  • WATERTANK, Pope Rd (Private Rd.) (Lat: 42.598528 Lon: -71.753889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNY219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19495.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2021, Expiration Date: 07/05/2031, Certifier: Brian F Belliveau, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:

  • 4BZ0219B, 998 Reservior Road (Lat: 42.535750 Lon: -71.687722), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WRAH713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2017, Expiration Date: 11/21/2027, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2018, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lunenburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lunenburg)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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$211,0077$231,63049$209,0064$84,5522$127,615
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$233,6270$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$271,7301$272,51014$237,6621$39,5401$110,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$193,5301$184,4009$218,7820$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$209,0100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7121.01 , 7121.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$230,7001$213,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$139,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$207,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7121.01 , 7121.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lunenburg, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lunenburg, 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 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 71 took place in 2006, and the least - 16 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lunenburg, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.4%), and Outside Fires (28.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lunenburg, MA
    • 43956.4%Structure Fires
    • 21928.1%Outside Fires
    • 8210.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 395.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lunenburg, MA
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lunenburg, MA
  • 67.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lunenburg, MA
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 48.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lunenburg compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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