Sandwich, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,962.
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
Males: 1,408  (47.6%)
Females: 1,554  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

52.5 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02563.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $106,775 (it was $56,184 in 2000)
Sandwich:

$106,775
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $60,581 (it was $30,817 in 2000)

Sandwich CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $388,044 (it was $174,800 in 2000)
Sandwich:

$388,044
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $429,837; detached houses: $443,834; townhouses or other attached units: $422,872; in 2-unit structures: $352,066; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $215,068

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,177.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sandwich: 116.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.2%
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  • Races in Sandwich, MA (2019)
    • 2,71089.7%White alone
    • 2187.2%Hispanic
    • 541.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Sandwich, Massachusetts as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandwich is 615 to 1.


Crime rates in Sandwich by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
5
(24.0)
6
(29.1)
1
(4.9)
8
(39.3)
7
(35.5)
9
(43.3)
5
(24.0)
8
(38.6)
2
(9.7)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.8)
5
(24.6)
10
(49.4)
5
(25.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
4
(19.4)
3
(14.8)
6
(29.5)
2
(10.1)
1
(4.8)
3
(14.4)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.7)
2
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(5.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
43
(206.2)
31
(150.6)
22
(108.6)
49
(240.8)
32
(162.3)
40
(192.3)
31
(148.7)
22
(106.2)
33
(160.0)
15
(73.1)
30
(147.7)
29
(142.4)
12
(59.3)
34
(169.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
107
(513.2)
91
(442.1)
90
(444.3)
82
(403.0)
76
(385.4)
59
(283.6)
115
(551.6)
70
(338.0)
57
(276.3)
40
(195.0)
29
(142.8)
30
(147.3)
17
(84.0)
16
(79.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(685.8)
277
(1,346)
253
(1,249)
260
(1,278)
190
(963.4)
220
(1,058)
193
(925.7)
181
(873.8)
125
(606.0)
116
(565.6)
115
(566.2)
117
(574.6)
81
(400.0)
79
(394.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(62.3)
13
(63.2)
8
(39.5)
7
(34.4)
7
(35.5)
3
(14.4)
7
(33.6)
8
(38.6)
10
(48.5)
4
(19.5)
6
(29.5)
8
(39.3)
4
(19.8)
2
(10.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.9)
4
(19.7)
4
(19.7)
3
(15.2)
2
(9.6)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.8)
4
(19.4)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
2
(10.0)
City-Data.com crime index130.2149.1114.3170.5132.2137.8131.6115.390.159.376.484.676.377.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sandwich, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 35 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ancestries: Irish (22.7%), Italian (8.7%), English (7.4%), Scottish (5.8%), French Canadian (4.9%), German (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1639

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.58 square miles.

Population density: 828 people per square mile   (low).

Sandwich, Massachusetts map

126 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This place:

4.2%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,999 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,383 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (23.6 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (186.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Sagamore, MA (1.6 miles ),
East Sandwich, MA (2.1 miles ),
Forestdale, MA (2.3 miles ),
Buzzards Bay, MA (2.4 miles ),
Bourne, MA (2.5 miles ),
Monument Beach, MA (2.5 miles ),
White Island Shores, MA (2.7 miles ),
Pocasset, MA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.76 N, Longitude: 70.50 W

Distribution of median household income in Sandwich, MA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sandwich, MA in 2019
Sandwich satellite photo by USGS

Sandwich tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 163 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1999: 126 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2004: 131 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $362,000
  • 2006: 45 buildings, average cost: $268,600
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $387,600
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $329,200
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $303,500
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $376,000
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $462,800
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $354,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Sandwich, MA residents
Average permit cost in Sandwich, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Historical population in Sandwich, MA
Historical housing units in Sandwich, MA
Most common industries in Sandwich, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Sandwich, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Art and design workers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (11.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Art and design workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Sandwich, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sandwich, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Sandwich-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.4 miles away from Sandwich center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 132.8 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 248.9 miles away from Sandwich center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from Sandwich center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnstable County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandwich topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandwich:

  • CAPE HERITAGE NURSING HOME (37 ROUTE 6A)
  • CAPE HERITAGE, A RADIUS HEALTHCARE CENTER (37 ROUTE 6A)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sandwich:

  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; EAST SANDWICH, MA)
  • BOURNE MANOR EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BOURNE, MA)
  • ROYAL CAPE COD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BUZZARDS BAY, MA)
  • MASHPEE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MASHPEE, MA)
  • ROYAL MEGANSETT NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; N FALMOUTH, MA)
  • CAPE REGENCY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BARNSTABLE, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITA-FORESTVIEW (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Sandwich:

  • 17 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandwich:

  • Cape Cod Community College (about 10 miles; West Barnstable, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,491)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 28 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 29 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Bristol Community College (about 33 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 34 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 37 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Roger Williams University (about 41 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)

Private high school in Sandwich:

  • SOUTHEAST ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL-HYANNIS (Students: 22, Location: 117 STOWE RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sandwich:

  • HENRY T WING (Students: 855, Location: 33 WATER ST RTE 130, Grades: PK-6)
  • SANDWICH STEM ACADEMY (Location: 365 QUAKER MEETINGHOUSE ROAD, Grades: 7-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Sandwich:

  • MONTESSORI SCHOOLS OF SANDWICH (Students: 30, Location: 284 COTUIT RD, Grades: 1-6)
See full list of schools located in Sandwich

Library in Sandwich:

  • SANDWICH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $867,282; Location: 142 MAIN STREET; 61,075 books; 3,238 audio materials; 5,609 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 258 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sandwich: Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery (A), Dexter Grist Mill (B), Heritage Plantation of Sandwich (C), Burgess Museum (D), Sandwich Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Sandwich Glass Museum (F), The Old Hokie House (G), Yesteryears Doll Museum (H), Daniel Webster Inn (I), Dillingham House (J), Ellis House (K), The Historical Museum (L), The Sandwich Town Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sandwich: The Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bay View Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Doughnut Pond (A), Upper Shawme Lake (B), Shawme Lake (C), Dexter Bog (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Old Harbor Creek (A), Mill Creek (B), Dock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Town Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Old Colony Motel (Route 6A), Belfry Inne (Ip) (8 Jarves St), Country Acres Motel (187 Route 6A), Oakcrest Cove (34 Quaker Meeting Hse Rd), Captain Ezra Nye House (152 Main Street), Shady Nook Inn (14 Route 6A).

Birthplace of: Bathsheba Spooner - First woman to be executed in the by s, Thomas Prince - Christian cleric, W. R. Holway - Civil Engineer, George T. Davis - Politician, Ed Conley - Major League Baseball pitcher, Robert Bright - Children's writer.

Barnstable County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SANDWICH WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 23,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SOUTHPOINT CONDOMINIUM TRUST (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.0%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
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: 0.4% of all households
20 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Sandwich in 2000:

  • 5 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Sandwich (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Sandwich/Old Kings Branch at 100 Old Kings Highway, branch established on 1885/01/01; Canterbury Plaza Branch at 331 Cotuit Road, branch established on 1986/04/07. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Sandwich Stop & Shop Branch at 65 Route 6a, branch established on 2003/10/16; Sandwich Branch at 10 Merchants Road, branch established on 1985/09/21. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Rockland Trust Company: Sandwich Branch at 333 Cotuit Road, branch established on 2005/11/07. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • The Community Bank, A Massachusetts Cooperative Bank: Sandwich Branch at 337 Cotuit Road, branch established on 1999/06/05. Info updated 2011/01/14: Bank assets: $324.2 mil, Deposits: $283.4 mil, headquarters in Brockton, MA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Campello Bancorp
  • Cape Cod Co-operative Bank: Sandwich Branch at 275 Cotuit Road, branch established on 1998/06/01. Info updated 2007/05/18: Bank assets: $642.6 mil, Deposits: $484.0 mil, headquarters in Yarmouth Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Affiliates, Mhc
  • Eastern Bank: Sandwich Center Branch at 65c Route 6a, branch established on 1977/11/07. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank: Sandwich Branch at 85 Route 6a, branch established on 2005/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,106.5 mil, Deposits: $1,831.3 mil, headquarters in Harwich Port, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Sandwich Branch at 119 Route 6a, branch established on 1959/08/10. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Sandwich:

Marital status in Sandwich, MA
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sandwich:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sandwich, MA (based on Barnstable County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic86,37018
Mainline Protestant18,16568
Evangelical Protestant5,28146
Other4,73432
Orthodox8103
None100,528-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 413
This county:

18.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
Massachusetts:

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

13.8%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.6%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sandwich:

53.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sandwich:

17.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.2%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

59.3%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandwich, MA Residents

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($104,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.06%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.59% ($68,616 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.57% ($168,344)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.45% ($160,147)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($670 average AGI)
Barnstable County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.63% ($60,223 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.36% ($63,791)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.31% ($69,731)
Businesses in Sandwich, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
CVS2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Decora Cabinetry2Nike2
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts4Stop & Shop2
FedEx5UPS4
H&R Block1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandwich:

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandwich:

  • WSDH (91.5 FM; SANDWICH, MA; Owner: SANDWICH MASS. PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WKKL (90.7 FM; WEST BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Sandwich:

  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Sandwich fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sandwich fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.9mTotal length
  • $1,586,000Total costs
  • 12,000Total average daily traffic
  • 720Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,952Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sandwich)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sandwich, MA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sandwich)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sandwich)
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 ORIGINATED4$325,36531$264,589106$227,0527$124,60737$246,773
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$209,8654$247,2130$02$303,505
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$468,5503$256,01719$299,9564$71,7784$315,893
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$425,5603$207,68021$246,6821$354,8806$224,197
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$237,5600$02$288,5650$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

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 ORIGINATED4$241,9282$391,675
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$493,3302$347,955
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of fires - 96 took place in 2015, and the least - 35 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Sandwich, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.7%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sandwich, MA
    • 68259.7%Structure Fires
    • 31327.4%Outside Fires
    • 13311.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 151.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandwich, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sandwich, Massachusetts:

  • Sandwich Lodge & Resort, 54 Rte 6a, Sandwich, Massachusetts 02563 , Phone: (508) 888-2275, Fax: (508) 888-8102
  • Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa, 149 Main St, Sandwich, Massachusetts 02563 , Phone: (508) 888-3622, Fax: (508) 888-5156
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sandwich, Massachusetts
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sandwich, MA
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sandwich, MA
  • 40.4%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.8%Electricity


Sandwich compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Sandwich on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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