Stoneham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 21,437.
Population change since 2000: -3.5%
Males: 10,758  (50.2%)
Females: 10,679  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02180.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $105,956 (it was $56,605 in 2000)
Stoneham:

$105,956
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,307 (it was $27,599 in 2000)

Stoneham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $562,858 (it was $227,900 in 2000)
Stoneham:

$562,858
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $528,154; detached houses: $552,640; townhouses or other attached units: $373,519; in 2-unit structures: $488,576; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,255; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $405,639

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,578.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stoneham: 139.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.0%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.2% for Black residents, 9.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.9% for other race residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stoneham, MA (2019)
    • 20,08085.9%White alone
    • 1,0884.7%Asian alone
    • 8113.5%Hispanic
    • 6782.9%Black alone
    • 2731.2%Two or more races
    • 1950.8%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Stoneham, Massachusetts as of August 10, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stoneham is 5,535 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Stoneham by year

Type

2006

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)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.4)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(18.1)
4
(18.1)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.6)
9
(39.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(27.6)
17
(79.9)
8
(37.1)
9
(41.2)
2
(9.2)
6
(27.4)
12
(54.4)
3
(13.6)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.0)
5
(22.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(82.9)
16
(75.2)
21
(97.4)
19
(86.9)
9
(41.4)
15
(68.5)
27
(122.5)
23
(104.3)
25
(113.2)
28
(126.5)
19
(83.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
82
(377.7)
134
(629.6)
137
(635.2)
111
(508.0)
52
(238.9)
62
(283.0)
84
(381.1)
84
(381.0)
72
(326.1)
68
(307.2)
44
(193.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
276
(1,271)
204
(958.4)
163
(755.7)
138
(631.5)
154
(707.6)
140
(639.1)
113
(512.7)
140
(635.1)
118
(534.5)
166
(749.9)
115
(505.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(110.5)
20
(94.0)
14
(64.9)
10
(45.8)
11
(50.5)
9
(41.1)
7
(31.8)
18
(81.7)
9
(40.8)
9
(40.7)
16
(70.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index111.0136.4114.297.960.170.6105.1107.175.193.694.4

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 Stoneham, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 45 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Stoneham, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (26.6%), Irish (19.6%), Brazilian (3.9%), Portuguese (3.8%), English (3.5%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1725

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 6.15 square miles.

Population density: 3,487 people per square mile   (average).

Stoneham, Massachusetts map

3,197 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 4.1% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).

This place:

13.7%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,873 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,589 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Malden, MA (4.1 miles , pop. 56,340).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (11.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (182.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Wakefield, MA (1.4 miles ),
Melrose, MA (1.5 miles ),
Woburn, MA (1.7 miles ),
Winchester, MA (1.7 miles ),
Reading, MA (1.8 miles ),
Malden, MA (2.0 miles ),
Medford, MA (2.0 miles ),
Saugus, MA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 71.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,789 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,187 (16.2%)

Area codes: 781, 339

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $325,900
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $304,600
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $243,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Stoneham, MA residents
Average permit cost in Stoneham, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Most common industries in Stoneham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.7%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Stoneham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Computer specialists (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)

Average climate in Stoneham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Stoneham, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Stoneham-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Stoneham place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stoneham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from Stoneham 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 75.0 miles away from Stoneham center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 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 191.2 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 236.9 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).
Stoneham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Stoneham:

  • BOSTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC (provides emergency services, 5 WOODLAND ROAD, P O BOX 9102)
  • BEAR HILL NURSING CENTER (11 NORTH ST)
  • BEAR HILL NURSING CENTER AT WAKEFIELD (ENTER 11 NORTH STREET)
  • CROSSROADS TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (5 WOODLAND ROAD - WEST 3)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF STONEHAM (25 WOODLAND ROAD)
  • SUNSHINE NURSING HOME (12 BENTON STREET)
  • FMC SERVICES OF STONEHAM (2 MAIN STREET SUITE 100)
  • HEALTH CARE AT HOME (41 MONTVALE AVE PO BOX 483)

Heliports located in Stoneham:

Amtrak stations near Stoneham:

  • 4 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 9 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 10 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stoneham:

  • Tufts University (about 6 miles; Medford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,041)
  • Lesley University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)
  • Harvard University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Cambridge College (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 13,548)
  • Suffolk University (about 9 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high school in Stoneham:

  • STONEHAM HIGH (Students: 864, Location: 149 FRANKLIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Stoneham:

  • EDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL/GBA (Students: 171, Location: 108 POND ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stoneham:

  • SOUTH (Students: 350, Location: 11 SUMMER STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • ROBIN HOOD (Students: 336, Location: 70 OAK STREET, Grades: PK-4)
  • COLONIAL PARK (Students: 330, Location: 30 AVALON ROAD, Grades: PK-4)
  • STONEHAM CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 101 CENTRAL STREET, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Stoneham

Library in Stoneham:

  • STONEHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $805,562; Location: 431 MAIN ST.; 73,255 books; 2,317 audio materials; 2,214 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Stoneham also hosts the only 11K Road Race in America each Veterans Day, November 11th. The day may change but the date does not. The race was established in 1999 to bring greater awareness of our military and to educate our youth on the significance of 11/11. The mission of the Veterans Memorial Road Race is to bring families out on November 11th in honor, recognition and remembrance of the day.
  • The New England Memorial Hospital is no longer open

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stoneham: Bear Hill Golf Club (A), Winchester Waterworks (B), Bear Hill Country Club (C), Unicorn Golf and Country Club (D), Stoneham Townhall (E), New England Memorial Hospital Health Sciences Library (F), Stoneham Public Library (G), Stoneham Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Stoneham include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Saint Patricks Convent (B), Saint James Methodist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Baptist Church of Stoneham (E), All Saints Episcopal Church (F), Paulist Center and Chapel (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Burying Ground (1), Lindenwood Cemetery (2), Saint Patricks Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dike Pond (A), Buckman Pond (B), Dark Hollow Pond (C), Doleful Pond (D), Spot Pond (E), Fells Reservoir (F), Middle Reservoir (G), North Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spot Pond Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Stoneham include: Central Square Historic District (1), Nobility Hill Historic District (2), Rounds Playground (3), Stone Memorial Zoo (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Clarence Irving Lewis - Logician, J. James Marzilli, Jr. - Politician, Mike Ness - Musician, Chester Anderson - Writer and poet, Joey Ryan (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Mario Cantone - Film actor, Matt Mira - Stand-up comedian, Bill Peirce - Economist, George J. Hall - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Robert White (ambassador) - Ambassador.

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

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

STONEHAM WATER DEPT (MWRA SUPPLY) (Population served: 21,437, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2008)
EASTBLUFF HIGHLANDS CONDOS (Serves NH, Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2014)
  • Public Education - In DEC-11-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Stoneham in 2010:

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Stoneham in 2000:

  • 267 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Stoneham (2011 data):

  • Stoneham Savings Bank: Stoneham Branch at 88 Main Street, branch established on 1976/04/01; at 359 Main Street, branch established on 1855/03/28. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $330.8 mil, Deposits: $257.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • StonehamBank, A Co-operative Bank: Stonehambank, A Co-Operative Bank at 80 Montvale Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $426.3 mil, Deposits: $297.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Stoneham Branch at 163 Main Street, branch established on 1960/12/01. 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
  • Salem Five Cents Savings Bank: Stoneham Branch at 240 Main Street, branch established on 2010/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,876.6 mil, Deposits: $2,019.1 mil, headquarters in Salem, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salem Five Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Stoneham Branch at 323 Main Street, branch established on 1937/09/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stoneham Stop & Shop Branch at 259 Main Street, Rt. 28, branch established on 2002/04/17. 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

For population 15 years and over in Stoneham:

Marital status in Stoneham, MA
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Stoneham:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Stoneham:

(Stoneham, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Stoneham, 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
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
State:

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

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.1%
Massachusetts:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Stoneham:

51.1%
Massachusetts:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Stoneham:

28.5
Massachusetts:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Stoneham:

21.0%
Massachusetts:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stoneham:

10.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stoneham:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stoneham:

35.0%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Stoneham:

59.1%
State:

57.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
Massachusetts:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stoneham, MA Residents

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Stoneham, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Avenue1LensCrafters1
Bath & Body Works1Marshalls1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets7
CVS1Nissan1
Circle K3RadioShack1
Curves1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dressbarn1Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts4Subway1
Famous Footwear1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx5UPS2
Ford1Verizon Wireless1
GNC1Walgreens1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in Stoneham:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stoneham:

  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Stoneham:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • 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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Stoneham: George J. Hall.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Stoneham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.1mTotal length
  • $24,725,000Total costs
  • 358,060Total average daily traffic
  • 23,989Total average daily truck traffic
  • 617,980Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stoneham)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stoneham, MA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STONEHAM, 5 Woodland Rd (Lat: 42.451556 Lon: -71.088889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 31.7 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WPNB434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19505.0 MHz, 19680.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • FIRE HQ, 25 Central St. (Lat: 42.479611 Lon: -71.099278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQOV761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23275.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: Joseph Rolli, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • STONEHILL TW, 5 Stonehill Dr. (Lat: 42.499889 Lon: -71.102111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQOV762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: Joseph Rolli, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • BOS0010, 160 Pond Street (Lat: 42.465806 Lon: -71.091944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQQR692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • 4BO0059A, 2 Woodland Street (Lat: 42.445611 Lon: -71.085000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WRDI971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2019, Expiration Date: 05/09/2029, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2019, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • FELLS, 2 Woodland Street (Lat: 42.445528 Lon: -71.084917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WRDJ809, Licensee ID: L00017140,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2019, Expiration Date: 05/16/2029, Certifier: Darryl Harrison, Registrant: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, 301 Boylston Street, Clinton, MA 01510, Phone: (978) 365-7888, Fax: (978) 365-7292, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 50 Butler Ave. (Lat: 42.485833 Lon: -71.105278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WNE,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.47200 MHz, 0.50000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2019, Expiration Date: 01/26/2029, Certifier: Stephen H Russell, Registrant: New England Historical Radio Society, Inc., 50 Butler Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180, Phone: (781) 438-6588, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stoneham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5502Q, N5502Q, N-5502Q, Serial Number: 604, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/10/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Academy Computer Services Inc, 290 Main St Ste 4, Stoneham, MA 02180
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 8327E, N8327E, N-8327E, Serial Number: P76DCE30017042, Certificate Issue Date: 09/01/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas M Cicatelli, 3 Martin Louis Way, Stoneham, MA 02180
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/06/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$282,685186$249,861778$264,24725$183,59423$193,389
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$363,00013$247,07140$271,0896$71,0001$197,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$260,88320$240,029168$285,7928$117,3746$261,815
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$239,41023$236,467125$277,3753$279,3132$277,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$332,4653$321,33330$262,1903$152,3300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3371.01 , 3371.02, 3372.01, 3372.02, 3373.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$296,11724$345,395
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$273,83611$327,148
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$180,3333$304,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$271,6403$286,323
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$203,9600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3371.01 , 3371.02, 3372.01, 3372.02, 3373.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 78. The highest number of fires - 163 took place in 2016, and the least - 21 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Stoneham, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.5%), and Outside Fires (14.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stoneham, MA
    • 91168.5%Structure Fires
    • 19114.4%Outside Fires
    • 17012.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 574.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stoneham, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stoneham, MA
  • 43.3%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stoneham, MA
  • 50.7%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 17.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Stoneham compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.

Stoneham on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #64 (02180) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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