Middleborough, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 23,116.
Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 
Males: 11,292  (48.8%)
Females: 11,824  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 02346.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $86,206 (it was $52,755 in 2000)
Middleborough:

$86,206
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,853 (it was $20,246 in 2000)

Middleborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $361,357 (it was $158,800 in 2000)
Middleborough:

$361,357
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $444,782; detached houses: $468,061; townhouses or other attached units: $410,539; in 2-unit structures: $395,670; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $306,102; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,546; mobile homes: $144,613
March 2019 cost of living index in Middleborough: 143.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Middleborough, MA (2010)
    • 21,73094.0%White alone
    • 3671.6%Hispanic
    • 3421.5%Black alone
    • 3401.5%Two or more races
    • 1680.7%Asian alone
    • 1190.5%Other race alone
    • 480.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Middleborough, Massachusetts as of February 06, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Middleborough is 2,312 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (27.3%), English (20.2%), French (12.3%), Italian (11.5%), Portuguese (8.2%), German (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1669

Land area: 69.6 square miles.

Population density: 332 people per square mile   (very low).

672 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Middleborough town:

1.4% ($2,298)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taunton, MA (10.3 miles , pop. 55,976).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (31.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (170.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Middleborough Center, MA (1.2 miles ),
North Lakeville, MA (1.8 miles ),
Lakeville, MA (2.3 miles ),
Plympton, MA (2.7 miles ),
Carver, MA (2.7 miles ),
Halifax, MA (2.8 miles ),
Bridgewater, MA (2.8 miles ),
Raynham, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 70.89 W

Distribution of median household income in Middleborough, MA in 2019

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 97 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2000: 103 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2001: 115 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2002: 105 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2003: 117 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2006: 84 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2007: 69 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2018: 65 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2019: 50 buildings, average cost: $216,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Middleborough, MA residents
Average permit cost in Middleborough, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Middleborough, MA
Historical housing units in Middleborough, MA
Most common industries in Middleborough, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Middleborough, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Middleborough, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.47
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0129. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0129
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Middleborough-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Middleborough town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Middleborough-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 75% 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 225.5 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 229.9 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 117.0 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 118.7 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 229.2 miles away from Middleborough 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 194.9 miles away from Middleborough 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 Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Middleborough:

  • MEADOWVIEW NURSING HOME (18 CROOKED LANE BOX 798)
  • NEMASKET HEALTHCARE CENTER (314 MARION ROAD)
  • NEURO-REHAB CTR-MIDDLEBORO, THE (23 ISAAC STREET)

Heliports located in Middleborough:

Operable nuclear power plant near Middleborough:

  • 13 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Middleborough:

  • Bridgewater State University (about 8 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 14 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 16 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Bristol Community College (about 17 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 19 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Roger Williams University (about 26 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Quincy College (about 26 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)

Public high school in Middleborough:

Public elementary/middle schools in Middleborough:

See full list of schools located in Middleborough

Library in Middleborough:

  • MIDDLEBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $656,997; Location: 102 NORTH MAIN ST.; 88,159 books; 523 e-books; 6,070 audio materials; 5,782 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 195 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Middleborough: Titicut (A), Middleborough Waterworks (B), Middleborough Fire Department Station 3 (C), Middleborough Townhall (D), Middleborough Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Middleborough Fire Department Station 2 (F), Middleborough Public Library (G), Middleborough Town Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Middleborough include: Unitarian Universalist Church (A), Rock Village Church (B), North Congregational Church (C), Middleboro United Methodist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), Church of Our Saviour Church (G), Church in Middleborough (H), Christ Evangelical Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thomastown Cemetery (1), Reed Cemetery (2), Perchade Cemetery (3), Central Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), Nemasket Hill Cemetery (6), Parish Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Joses Meadow (A), Nevertouch Pond (B), Pocksha Pond (C), Tispaquin Pond (D), Beaton - Lebaron Bog Reservoir (E), Fisher Bog Reservoir (F), Rocky Meadow Bog Reservoir (G), Maxim Corner Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shaving Brook (A), Purchade Brook (B), Poquoy Brook (C), Otis Pratt Brook (D), Fall Brook (E), Danson Brook (F), Beaverdam Brook (G), Millers Neck Brook (H), Shorts Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Middleborough include: Rocky Gutter Wildlife Management Area (1), Rocky Gutter Wildlife Area (2), Camp Yomechas (3), Camp Avoda (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ebenezer Sproat - Continental Army officer, Lavinia Warren - Midget, Samuel Breck (general) - Adjutant General of the Army, Enoch Pratt - Businessman, Corey Carrier - Child actor, Gabriel Mercier - Soccer player, John C. Bradford - Politician.

Plymouth 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 Middleborough and their reported violations in the past:

MIDDLEBOROUGH WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 15,900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2007)
TWIN COACH / EDGEWAY MOBILE HOMES (Population served: 134, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
NEMASKET HEALTH CARE CENTER (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2007)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Middleborough in 2010:

  • 387 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Middleborough in 2000:

  • 373 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Middleborough:

Marital status in Middleborough, MA
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Middleborough:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Middleborough, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
This county:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)

Businesses in Middleborough, MA

  • Subway: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Middleborough:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVBF (1530 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLEBOROUGH CENTER, MA; Owner: STEVEN J. CALLAHAN)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Middleborough:

  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Middleborough:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Middleborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.3mTotal length
  • $74,798,000Total costs
  • 667,078Total average daily traffic
  • 41,473Total average daily truck traffic
  • 991,839Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Middleborough, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 4Before 1900
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 191950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Middleborough, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Middleborough)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 426 Wareham St. (Lat: 41.848444 Lon: -70.852250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPLA751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.012 MHz, 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz, 862.087 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.137 MHz, 862.162 MHz, 862.187 MHz, 862.212 MHz, 862.237 MHz... (+150 more), Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2012, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 326 W Grove St (Lat: 41.893167 Lon: -70.941694), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPKG914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 485.462 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/18/2022, Certifier: Donald C Nagle Jr, Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • MIDDLEBOROUGH S.P., West Grove St Rt 28 (Lat: 41.893111 Lon: -70.943056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WPUN397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.4400 MHz, 158.970 MHz, 42.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Richard P Hanlon, Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • Lat: 41.901722 Lon: -70.915944, Call Sign: WQBF243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.110 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2014, Expiration Date: 09/29/2024, Certifier: Andrew Healy, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5565, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • Lat: 41.907944 Lon: -70.955583, Call Sign: WRFL405,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz, 456.450 MHz, 462.250 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 464.887 MHz, 464.962 MHz, 467.250 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 469.962 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2020, Expiration Date: 03/24/2030, Certifier: Patrick Mchugh, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • GROVE ST, Middleborough, Highway 28 & West Grove St. (Lat: 41.893278 Lon: -70.942972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WNTY841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6545.62 MHz, 6630.62 MHz, 6655.62 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2018, Expiration Date: 08/28/2028, Registrant: Massachusetts State Police, 470 Worchester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2222, Email:
  • Pine St, Tower Off Of 121 Pine St. (Lat: 41.826639 Lon: -70.809750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRAK948,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 12/19/2027, Certifier: Lance Benjamino, Registrant: All-Comm Technologies, Inc., 5 Whitmore Rd., Revere, MA 02151, Phone: (781) 983-1699, Fax: (781) 289-7300, Email:
  • Katrina Rd, Tower Off Of 300 Katrina Rd (Lat: 41.912000 Lon: -70.870389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRAL462,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/22/2017, Expiration Date: 12/22/2027, Certifier: Lance Benjamino, Registrant: All-Comm Technologies, Inc., 5 Whitmore Rd., Revere, MA 02151, Phone: (781) 983-1699, Fax: (781) 289-7300, Email:
  • Police Station, Tower Off Of 300 Wood St (Lat: 41.905083 Lon: -70.884000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WRAL463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2017, Expiration Date: 12/22/2027, Certifier: Lance Benjamino, Registrant: All-Comm Technologies, Inc., 5 Whitmore Rd., Revere, MA 02151, Phone: (781) 983-1699, Fax: (781) 289-7300, Email:
  • MIDDLEBORO, 259 East Grove Street (Lat: 41.869083 Lon: -70.882361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WLT354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Middleborough)

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 fire incidents per year is 102. The highest number of fires - 156 took place in 2002, and the least - 67 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Middleborough, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.5%), and Structure Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Middleborough, MA
    • 75743.5%Outside Fires
    • 55732.0%Structure Fires
    • 36521.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 613.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Middleborough, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Middleborough, MA
  • 65.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Middleborough, MA
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Middleborough compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Middleborough on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: printing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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