Northbridge, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 15,707.
Population change since 2000: +19.2%
 
Males: 7,571  (48.2%)
Females: 8,136  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01588.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $90,912 (it was $50,457 in 2000)
Northbridge:

$90,912
MA:

$94,488

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $43,899 (it was $22,515 in 2000)

Northbridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $433,014 (it was $156,800 in 2000)
Northbridge:

$433,014
MA:

$534,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $419,164; detached houses: $447,621; townhouses or other attached units: $343,592; in 2-unit structures: $323,295; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,295; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,758; mobile homes: $113,885
March 2022 cost of living index in Northbridge: 135.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Northbridge, MA (2010)
    • 14,72093.7%White alone
    • 4913.1%Hispanic
    • 2011.3%Two or more races
    • 1591.0%Asian alone
    • 960.6%Black alone
    • 220.1%American Indian alone
    • 170.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Northbridge 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 Northbridge, Massachusetts as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Northbridge is 1,571 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Northbridge by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
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)
6
(41.0)
4
(25.5)
2
(12.7)
5
(31.4)
15
(93.6)
7
(43.1)
9
(54.3)
5
(30.1)
9
(53.9)
7
(41.8)
2
(12.0)
2
(12.0)
3
(17.8)
1
(6.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(27.3)
4
(25.5)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.6)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.0)
1
(6.0)
3
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(211.8)
21
(133.7)
22
(139.2)
25
(157.2)
22
(137.3)
24
(147.7)
25
(150.7)
27
(162.3)
29
(173.5)
17
(101.4)
29
(173.3)
32
(191.6)
21
(124.6)
8
(48.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
77
(526.2)
97
(617.6)
67
(424.0)
112
(704.4)
93
(580.3)
42
(258.5)
44
(265.3)
28
(168.3)
28
(167.6)
25
(149.2)
21
(125.5)
14
(83.8)
11
(65.3)
8
(48.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
229
(1,565)
240
(1,528)
208
(1,316)
316
(1,987)
210
(1,310)
279
(1,717)
203
(1,224)
163
(979.7)
161
(963.4)
148
(883.1)
114
(681.3)
47
(281.5)
48
(284.9)
50
(305.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(75.2)
14
(89.1)
5
(31.6)
18
(113.2)
5
(31.2)
6
(36.9)
10
(60.3)
5
(30.1)
13
(77.8)
13
(77.6)
6
(35.9)
8
(47.9)
4
(23.7)
7
(42.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.7)
4
(25.5)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.6)
2
(12.5)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.9)
1
(6.1)
City-Data.com crime index188.8179.0124.7198.2199.7155.6147.7113.5136.1111.083.170.760.633.7

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 Northbridge, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 27 (19 officers - 17 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), French (15.6%), English (13.5%), Italian (10.3%), French Canadian (9.8%), Polish (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 17.2 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Northbridge, Massachusetts map

394 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

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

1.2% ($1,804)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (12.7 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (32.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (144.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Whitinsville, MA (0.9 miles ),
Uxbridge, MA (1.9 miles ),
East Douglas, MA (2.0 miles ),
Sutton, MA (2.1 miles ),
Upton-West Upton, MA (2.1 miles ),
Upton, MA (2.2 miles ),
Douglas, MA (2.4 miles ),
Mendon, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 71.66 W

Distribution of median household income in Northbridge, MA in 2022
Northbridge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 26 buildings, average cost: $316,300
  • 2021: 15 buildings, average cost: $310,000
  • 2020: 12 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $289,700
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $261,600
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $276,900
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2010: 58 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2005: 133 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2004: 158 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2003: 104 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 1998: 77 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $126,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Northbridge, MA residents
Average permit cost in Northbridge, MA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Northbridge, MA
Historical housing units in Northbridge, MA
Most common industries in Northbridge, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Northbridge, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Northbridge, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.333. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.333
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0129. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0129
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Northbridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Northbridge town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northbridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 72% 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 185.7 miles away from Northbridge center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 194.7 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 193.8 miles away from Northbridge 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 95.6 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 114.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Northbridge 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).
Northbridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Northbridge:

  • BEAUMONT N H (85 BEAUMONT DR)
  • BEAUMONT REHAB AND SKILLED NURSING CTR - NORTHBRIDGE (85 BEAUMONT DRIVE)
  • NORTHBRIDGE NURS RETIREMENT HOME (2356 PROVIDENCE RD)
  • NORTHBRIDGE NURSING HOME (2356 PROVIDENCE RD)
  • NORTHBRIDGE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (2356 PROVIDENCE ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Northbridge:

  • 12 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northbridge:

  • College of the Holy Cross (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,125)
  • Clark University (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Worcester State University (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Assumption College (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Bryant University (about 16 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Northbridge Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Towne Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Northbridge include: Whitinsville United Methodist Church (A), Village Congregational Church (B), Trinity Episcopal Church (C), Saint Peters Parish Center (D), Rockdale Congregational Church (E), Pleasant Street Christian Reformed Church (F), Northbridge Centre Congregational Church (G), Fairlawn Christian Church (H), Armenian Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Friends Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Cooper Road Cemetery (4), Friends Cemetery (5), Riverdale Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Arcade Pond (A), Ellis Pond (B), Meadow Pond (C), Riley Pond (D), Carpenter Reservoir (E), Blackstone River Reservoir (F), Whitins Pond (G), Rockdale Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cook Allen Brook (A), Purgatory Brook (B), Steamburg Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Northbridge include: Whitinsville Historic District (1), Rockdale Common Housing District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Steven Dorian - Singer, Glenn Adams - Baseball player.

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

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.5%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

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

1.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Northbridge in 2010:

  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Northbridge in 2000:

  • 365 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in Northbridge:

Marital status in Northbridge, MA
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Northbridge:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northbridge, 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
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Worcester County:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
State:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northbridge:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northbridge:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Northbridge:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Northbridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.4mTotal length
  • $24,883,000Total costs
  • 131,900Total average daily traffic
  • 10,417Total average daily truck traffic
  • 210,888Total future (year 2009) average daily traffic
New bridges in Northbridge, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Northbridge, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Northbridge)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.138611 Lon: -71.641083, Call Sign: WRAF466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.762 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 468.250 MHz, 469.062 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2017, Expiration Date: 10/31/2027, Certifier: Kathryn Tata, Registrant: Crosspoint Communications Inc, 501 Duncan Perry Rd, Arlington, TX 76011, Phone: (817) 840-1771, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • NORTHBRIDGE, Oelschlegel Ln (Lat: 42.165083 Lon: -71.658944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMT891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10567.5 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2015, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

  • Northbridge, Main Street (Lat: 42.103889 Lon: -71.703611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WPQS639,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10561.2 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2000, Expiration Date: 09/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:

  • BS33XC102, Worcester County (Lat: 42.128417 Lon: -71.699444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.6 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPU387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2022, Expiration Date: 08/16/2032, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th St, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

  • NORTHBRIDGE, 146 Main St (Lat: 42.103778 Lon: -71.703722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQXD655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10561.2 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/05/2026, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2019, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northbridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 182RG, N182RG, N-182RG, Serial Number: 34064, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Yonika, 455 School St, Northbridge, MA 01534
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40510, N40510, N-40510, Serial Number: 27-7405241, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Yonika, 455 School St, Northbridge, MA 01534
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84731, N84731, N-84731, Serial Number: 18261896, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Peter J Regis, 365 Benson Rd, Northbridge, MA 01534
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3362Z, N3362Z, N-3362Z, Serial Number: 22-7302, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Paul R Ballard, 2829 Providence Rd, Northbridge, MA 01534
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/19/2017

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 fires per year is 60. The highest number of fire incidents - 92 took place in 2010, and the least - 38 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Northbridge, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.1%), and Outside Fires (30.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Northbridge, MA
    • 56255.1%Structure Fires
    • 30830.2%Outside Fires
    • 10310.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 474.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northbridge, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northbridge, MA
  • 74.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northbridge, MA
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood


Northbridge 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.
  • 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Northbridge on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: printing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 (01588) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #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"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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