Pepperell, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,504.
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
Males: 1,114  (44.5%)
Females: 1,390  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 01463.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $89,519 (it was $45,984 in 2000)
Pepperell:

$89,519
MA:

$94,488

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $51,562 (it was $21,069 in 2000)

Pepperell CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $411,650 (it was $168,500 in 2000)
Pepperell:

$411,650
MA:

$534,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $400,884; detached houses: $412,206; townhouses or other attached units: $328,171

Median gross rent in 2022: $890.

March 2022 cost of living index in Pepperell: 130.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.8% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Pepperell, MA (2022)
    • 1,67976.5%White alone
    • 1888.6%Hispanic
    • 1446.6%Asian alone
    • 964.4%Two or more races
    • 522.4%Black alone
    • 60.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Pepperell, Massachusetts as of May 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pepperell is 350 to 1.


Crime rates in Pepperell 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)
3
(25.8)
1
(8.7)
2
(17.3)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.4)
4
(33.3)
11
(91.0)
5
(40.8)
2
(16.3)
3
(24.5)
5
(41.2)
4
(33.0)
2
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.1)
1
(8.6)
3
(25.6)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(120.6)
32
(278.3)
23
(198.8)
14
(119.5)
20
(167.8)
14
(116.7)
23
(190.2)
19
(155.2)
12
(97.8)
9
(73.6)
9
(74.1)
13
(107.3)
12
(98.4)
10
(86.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(275.7)
38
(330.5)
35
(302.6)
50
(426.7)
32
(268.5)
21
(175.0)
28
(231.5)
17
(138.9)
20
(163.0)
5
(40.9)
5
(41.2)
6
(49.5)
10
(82.0)
15
(129.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
117
(1,008)
75
(652.3)
143
(1,236)
121
(1,033)
89
(746.6)
93
(775.1)
69
(570.5)
70
(571.8)
53
(432.1)
32
(261.6)
50
(411.7)
45
(371.5)
41
(336.3)
41
(353.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(77.5)
9
(78.3)
7
(60.5)
6
(51.2)
5
(41.9)
4
(33.3)
3
(24.8)
1
(8.2)
7
(57.1)
4
(32.7)
3
(24.7)
3
(24.8)
2
(16.4)
6
(51.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
City-Data.com crime index110.6125.9131.7113.794.898.4151.897.068.352.771.570.753.344.6

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 Pepperell, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 17 (16 officers - 16 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: Irish (19.4%), Italian (13.7%), American (8.7%), French Canadian (5.8%), English (5.7%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 244 feet

Land area: 2.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,240 people per square mile   (low).

Pepperell, Massachusetts map

180 residents are foreign born (7.1% Asia).

This place:

8.2%
Massachusetts:

17.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,991 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,799 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (7.9 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (34.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (172.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

East Pepperell, MA (1.1 miles ),
Groton, MA (2.0 miles ),
Dunstable, MA (2.1 miles ),
Hollis, NH (2.2 miles ),
Townsend, MA (2.5 miles ),
Brookline, NH (2.6 miles ),
Ayer, MA (2.7 miles ),
Nashua, NH (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 71.59 W

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 13 buildings, average cost: $550,000
  • 2021: 43 buildings, average cost: $370,000
  • 2020: 23 buildings, average cost: $371,700
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $430,800
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $456,800
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $427,600
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $381,100
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $313,800
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $271,500
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $282,500
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $269,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $220,100
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 1997: 64 buildings, average cost: $106,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Pepperell, MA residents
Average permit cost in Pepperell, MA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

3.5%
Most common industries in Pepperell, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Pepperell, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Pepperell, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pepperell, Massachusetts average temperatures Pepperell, Massachusetts average precipitation Pepperell, Massachusetts humidity Pepperell, Massachusetts wind speed Pepperell, Massachusetts snowfall Pepperell, Massachusetts sunshine Pepperell, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Pepperell, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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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 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 8.16. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.359. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.359
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 10.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 5.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.58
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Pepperell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Pepperell place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pepperell-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 164.7 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 165.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from Pepperell 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 165.0 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 79.7 miles away from Pepperell 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 255.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pepperell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pepperell:

  • FREEMAN NURSING HOME (17 MAIN ST)
  • PARK MANOR NURSING HOME (13 PARK ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pepperell:

  • SEVEN HILLS PEDIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GROTON, MA)
  • NASHOBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • APPLE VALLEY CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-GREENBR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NASHUA, NH)
  • BEACON HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NASHUA, NH)
  • WOODFORD OF AYER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AYER, MA)

Airports and heliports located in Pepperell:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pepperell:

  • Fitchburg State University (about 12 miles; Fitchburg, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,010)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 14 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 19 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 21 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Mount Washington College (about 22 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 23 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Merrimack College (about 24 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)

Private high school in Pepperell:

  • PEPPERELL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 24, Location: 42 RIVER RD, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pepperell:

Private elementary/middle school in Pepperell:

  • MAPLE DENE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 83 HOLLIS ST, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Pepperell

Library in Pepperell:

  • LAWRENCE LIBRARY (Operating income: $465,670; Location: 15 MAIN ST.; 46,051 books; 930 e-books; 4,484 audio materials; 3,523 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nissitissit Middle School 33 Chace Avenue Pepperell, MA 01463 Grades Served:6-8 Year Opened:2002-2003 School Year Principal:Michael Tikonoff Ass. Principal:Diane Gleason

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pepperell: Pepperell Fire Department Station 2 (A), Pepperell Fire Department Headquarters (B), Varnum Brook Elementary School Media Center (C), C Lawrence Library (D), Peter Fitzpatrick School Library (E), Nissitissit Middle School Library Media Center (F), Pepperell Town Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pepperell include: Pepperell Christian Fellowship Church (A), Grace Baptist Church (B), Church of the Holy Spirit (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Nashua River Reservoir (A), Nissitissit River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nissitissit River (A), Greens Brook (B), Varnum Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Hermon F. Titus - Newspaper editor, John Wesley Emerson - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Herman Osman Stickney - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Henry Adams Bullard - Politician.

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

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Pepperell (2011 data):

  • The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank: Pepperell Branch at 65 Groton Street, branch established on 2003/01/13. Info updated 2011/09/19: Bank assets: $738.4 mil, Deposits: $601.2 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Lowell Five Bancorp Mhc
  • North Middlesex Savings Bank: Pepperell Branch at 80 Main Street, branch established on 1994/12/12. 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 Pepperell:

Marital status in Pepperell, MA
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pepperell:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Massachusetts average:

13.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pepperell, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Middlesex County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Middlesex County:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

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

18.0%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pepperell:

47.6%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pepperell:

42.2%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pepperell:

20.1%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Massachusetts:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Pepperell:

54.4%
Massachusetts:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pepperell, MA Residents

6.91% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($102,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.35%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.01%
Massachusetts average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.72% ($108,537 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.66% ($97,144)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.58% ($128,115)


8.22% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($123,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
Massachusetts average:

7.18%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.01%
Massachusetts average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.23% ($100,275 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.84% ($100,625)
to Worcester County, MA  0.75% ($89,300)
Businesses in Pepperell, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx1UPS1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pepperell:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pepperell:

  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Pepperell:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pepperell: Herman Osman Stickney.

Pepperell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Pepperell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.5mTotal length
  • $9,684,000Total costs
  • 18,043Total average daily traffic
  • 970Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,783Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pepperell)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Townsend St Water Tower (Lat: 42.654250 Lon: -71.616722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: KNAG309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.550 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2021, Expiration Date: 02/02/2032, Registrant: Pepperell Communications Dept, 59 Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463, Phone: (978) 433-2737, Fax: (978) 433-0300, Email:

  • Fire Station Foster St (Lat: 42.664806 Lon: -71.579222), Call Sign: KNAL532,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2015, Expiration Date: 12/15/2025, Registrant: Pepperell Communications, 59 Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463, Phone: (978) 433-2737, Fax: (978) 433-0300, Email:

  • PATRIOT, 59 Main St (Lat: 42.665500 Lon: -71.585694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.4 m, Call Sign: WQDI471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.475 MHz, 458.687 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2015, Expiration Date: 09/02/2025, Certifier: William T Seymour Jr, Registrant: Ashby, Town Of, 1093 Main Street, Ashby, MA 01431, Phone: (978) 386-5522, Fax: (978) 386-2503, Email:

  • 18 Lomer Park Dr (Lat: 42.678111 Lon: -71.565583), Call Sign: WQFY676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.600 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2016, Expiration Date: 11/08/2026, Certifier: Trung D Hong, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:

  • Pepperell, Town of, Lat: 42.665583 Lon: -71.585833, Call Sign: WRTY672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2022, Expiration Date: 07/29/2032, Certifier: Brian Bornmen, Registrant: Signal Communications Corporation, 4 Wheeling Ave, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-1587, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pepperell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pepperell)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$260,2607$152,60646$204,4793$36,5902$153,805
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$147,0502$215,8600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$202,54519$216,6352$181,6601$190,050
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$53,6607$204,2730$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$186,6400$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3271.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$02$283,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$160,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$193,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$144,1800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3271.02

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of reported fires - 62 took place in 2012, and the least - 6 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pepperell, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.0%), and Outside Fires (23.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pepperell, MA
    • 35359.0%Structure Fires
    • 14223.7%Outside Fires
    • 549.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 498.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pepperell, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pepperell, MA
  • 44.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pepperell, MA
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 44.2%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Pepperell compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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