Taunton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2019: 57,464 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 27,461  (47.8%)
Females: 30,003  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 02718, 02780.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,054 (it was $42,932 in 2000)
Taunton:

$64,054
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,841 (it was $19,899 in 2000)

Taunton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $298,454 (it was $141,300 in 2000)
Taunton:

$298,454
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $296,759; detached houses: $328,507; townhouses or other attached units: $238,494; in 2-unit structures: $260,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,818; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,919; mobile homes: $86,781

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,055.

March 2019 cost of living index in Taunton: 132.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.2%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for other race residents, 36.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Taunton, MA (2019)
    • 42,59674.0%White alone
    • 5,78510.1%Black alone
    • 5,5949.7%Hispanic
    • 1,4672.5%Two or more races
    • 1,3632.4%Other race alone
    • 1,0901.9%Asian alone
    • 620.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Taunton, Massachusetts as of May 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Taunton is 888 to 1.


Crime rates in Taunton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
6
(10.8)
2
(3.5)
2
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
5
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(15.9)
12
(21.4)
10
(17.9)
16
(28.3)
13
(23.6)
13
(23.1)
18
(31.9)
15
(26.7)
15
(26.7)
8
(14.1)
13
(22.9)
15
(26.3)
18
(31.4)
15
(26.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
68
(120.2)
71
(126.6)
51
(91.5)
80
(141.7)
60
(108.8)
69
(122.7)
62
(109.9)
52
(92.4)
47
(83.5)
35
(61.7)
36
(63.5)
28
(49.1)
35
(61.1)
17
(29.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
212
(374.6)
206
(367.3)
238
(426.9)
246
(435.8)
229
(415.2)
216
(384.2)
188
(333.1)
142
(252.4)
146
(259.4)
163
(287.3)
149
(262.7)
177
(310.3)
190
(331.6)
183
(320.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
407
(719.2)
472
(841.5)
543
(974.1)
523
(926.5)
410
(743.3)
451
(802.3)
380
(673.3)
433
(769.6)
209
(371.4)
229
(403.7)
262
(461.9)
133
(233.1)
84
(146.6)
86
(150.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
537
(948.9)
582
(1,038)
626
(1,123)
586
(1,038)
487
(883.0)
529
(941.0)
437
(774.3)
485
(862.0)
380
(675.2)
344
(606.4)
397
(699.9)
299
(524.1)
248
(432.8)
238
(417.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(254.5)
176
(313.8)
98
(175.8)
74
(131.1)
43
(78.0)
30
(53.4)
34
(60.2)
44
(78.2)
47
(83.5)
46
(81.1)
90
(158.7)
60
(105.2)
24
(41.9)
21
(36.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(3.5)
7
(12.5)
12
(21.5)
5
(8.9)
5
(9.1)
4
(7.1)
2
(3.5)
5
(8.9)
2
(3.6)
8
(14.1)
7
(12.3)
3
(5.3)
3
(5.2)
3
(5.3)
City-Data.com crime index235.9257.6275.9276.3235.4230.2208.0194.1158.0149.8180.6143.5140.7131.4

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City-data.com crime index in Taunton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 121 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ancestries: Portuguese (28.8%), Irish (9.0%), Cape Verdean (6.6%), American (5.5%), Italian (4.7%), Haitian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 46.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,233 people per square mile   (low).

Taunton, Massachusetts map

7,766 residents are foreign born (6.2% Europe, 3.6% Latin America, 2.0% Africa).

This city:

13.5%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,775 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,875 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (29.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (161.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Raynham, MA (1.8 miles ),
Raynham Center, MA (1.8 miles ),
Dighton, MA (2.2 miles ),
Berkley, MA (2.3 miles ),
Norton, MA (2.6 miles ),
Norton Center, MA (2.6 miles ),
North Lakeville, MA (2.8 miles ),
Lakeville, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 71.09 W

Taunton nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Silver City, The Christmas City, City of Firsts

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,205 (-5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,063 (24.7%)

Area codes: 508, 774

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

Taunton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 167 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1998: 241 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2000: 106 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2005: 137 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2006: 89 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2007: 68 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2015: 39 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2016: 65 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2018: 61 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2019: 37 buildings, average cost: $168,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Taunton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Taunton, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Taunton, MA
Historical housing units in Taunton, MA

Population change in the 1990s: +6,034 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in Taunton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Taunton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Taunton, Massachusetts

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Taunton, 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 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.4. This is about average.

City:

77.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0152. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0152
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Taunton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Taunton city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taunton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 74% 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 217.2 miles away from Taunton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Taunton 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 113.5 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 119.4 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 222.4 miles away from Taunton 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 197.6 miles away from Taunton 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 Bristol County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taunton topographic map

Main business address for: KOPIN CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES).

Hospitals in Taunton:

  • MORTON HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 88 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • TAUNTON STATE HOSPITAL ("60 HODGES AVENUE, BOX 151")

Nursing Homes in Taunton:

  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-WEDGEMERE (146 DEAN STREET)
  • LONGMEADOW NURSING HOME (68 DEAN STREET)
  • LONGMEADOW OF TAUNTON (68 DEAN STREET - REAR)
  • MARIAN MANOR OF TAUNTON (33 SUMMER STREET)
  • TAUNTON NURSING HOME (350 NORTON AVENUE)
  • TRANS CARE UNIT AT MORTON HOSPITAL (88 WASHINGTON STREET - 3RD FLOOR)
  • WEDGEMERE CONV HOME (146 DEAN ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Taunton:

  • TAUNTON REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (MILL RIVER PLACE)

Home Health Centers in Taunton:

  • MORTON HOME CARE (2005 BAY STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Taunton:

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Amtrak station near Taunton:

  • 18 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Taunton:

  • Rob Roy Academy-Taunton (Full-time enrollment: 56; Location: 1 School St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rob-roy.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taunton:

  • Bridgewater State University (about 9 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,802)
  • Stonehill College (about 12 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Bristol Community College (about 13 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 14 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Brown University (about 17 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 18 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 18 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)

Public high schools in Taunton:

  • BRISTOL-PLYMOUTH VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL (Students: 1,119, Location: 207 HART STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • TAUNTON HIGH (Location: 50 WILLIAMS STREET, Grades: 8-12)
  • TAUNTON ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 120 COHANNET STREET, Grades: 8-12)

Private high school in Taunton:

  • COYLE & CASSIDY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 577, Location: 2 HAMILTON ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Taunton:

  • BENJAMIN FRIEDMAN MIDDLE (Students: 935, Location: 500 NORTON AVENUE, Grades: 5-7)
  • JOSEPH C CHAMBERLAIN (Students: 545, Location: 480 NORTON AVENUE, Grades: KG-4)
  • JOHN F PARKER MIDDLE (Students: 457, Location: 60 WILLIAMS STREET, Grades: 5-7)
  • EDMUND HATCH BENNETT (Students: 390, Location: 47 NORTH WALKER STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • ELIZABETH POLE (Students: 382, Location: 215 HARRIS STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • HOPEWELL (Students: 338, Location: 16 MONROE STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • H H GALLIGAN (Students: 277, Location: 15 SHERIDAN STREET, Grades: KG-4)
  • MULCAHEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 28 CLIFFORD STREET, Grades: KG-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Taunton:

  • ST MARY'S PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 266, Location: 106 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • TAUNTON CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 207, Location: 61 SUMMER ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 132, Location: 52 1ST ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Taunton

Library in Taunton:

  • TAUNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,196,531; Location: 12 PLEASANT STREET; 207,693 books; 523 e-books; 5,491 audio materials; 5,731 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 142 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Taunton: Plaza 44 Taunton (A), Trucchi Shopping Plaza (B), Taunton Fire Department Oakland Station (C), Taunton Fire Department Bay Street Station (D), Taunton Fire Department Weir Station (E), Taunton Fire Department East Taunton Station (F), Taunton Fire Department Headquarters (G), Taunton Public Library (H), Friedman Middle School Library Media Center (I), Frank L Tosti Library (J), Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School Library (K), Mulcahey Middle School Library Media Center (L), Maxham School Library Media Center (M), Martin Middle School Library Media Center (N), Taunton City Hall (O), Weir Junction Station (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Main business address in Taunton: KOPIN CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Taunton include: Saint Pauls Church (A), North Taunton Church (B), Spanish Church of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blake Cemetery (1), Mayflower Hill Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Saint Josephs Cemetery (4), Plain Cemetery (5), Neck of Land Cemetery (6), Caswell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Watson Pond (A), Richmond Pond (B), Furnace Pond (C), Deep Pond (D), Cain Pond (E), Little Bearhole Pond (F), Kings Pond (G), Middle Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snake River (A), Mill River (B), Cotley River (C), Cobb Brook (D), Thompson Brook (E), Spring Brook (F), Fall Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Taunton include: Watson Pond State Park (1), Taunton Common (2), Hopewell Park (3), Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Coin-Op Connection (Arcades & Amusements; 388 Bay) (1), Aime Caron (Arcades & Amusements; 17 Fourth Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Juvenile Court Dept- Bristol County Div- Juvenile Probation (9 Court Street) (1), Bristol County - Courts- Probate Court Ofc (11 Court Street) (2), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Superior Court- Clerk Of Courts Ofc (9 Court Street) (3), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Superior Court- Probation Ofc (9 Court Street) (4), Bristol County - Taunton Superior Court House- Custodial Ofc (9 Court Street) (5), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Superior Court- Judge's Lobby (31 Taunton Green) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Barry McCaffrey - Army general, William Z. Foster - (1891-1961 ), head of Communist Party USA, Chester I. Reed - Massachusetts politician, Elmer J. Rogers, Jr. - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Eric DeCosta - Businessman, Francis Babbitt - Politician, Francis Baylies - Politician, George H. Crosman - Major general in the Army Quartermaster Department, Richard De Wert - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Robert N. Chatigny - Judge.

Bristol 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 Taunton and their reported violations in the past:

TAUNTON WATER DIVISION (Address: TAUNTON WATER DIVISION , Population served: 58,158, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
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: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Taunton in 2010:

  • 406 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 168 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 106 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Taunton in 2000:

  • 394 people in nursing homes
  • 172 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 100 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Taunton (2011 data):

  • Bristol County Savings Bank: Taunton High School Branch, at 35 Broadway, Taunton Branch. Info updated 2007/09/11: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $1,027.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Beacon Bancorp
  • Mechanics' Co-operative Bank: Taunton Branch at 75 County Street, branch established on 1976/01/01; Mechanics' Co-Operative Bank at 308 Bay Street, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $386.4 mil, Deposits: $340.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mechanics Bancorp, Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Taunton Green Branch at 12 Taunton Green, branch established on 1869/02/11; Taunton-Broadway Branch at 188 Broadway, branch established on 1979/09/06. 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.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: 2 Washington Street Branch at 2 Washington Street, branch established on 1946/07/08; Plaza #44 Branch at 291 Winthrop Street, branch established on 1968/05/09. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Bridgewater Savings Bank: Taunton Branch at 2109 Bay Street, branch established on 2005/06/06. Info updated 2010/02/03: Bank assets: $491.1 mil, Deposits: $376.9 mil, headquarters in Raynham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bridgewater Financial, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Taunton Branch at 130 High Street, branch established on 1983/09/21. 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
  • Eastern Bank: Taunton Branch at 742 County Street, branch established on 2003/09/28. 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

For population 15 years and over in Taunton:

Marital status in Taunton, MA
  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Taunton:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taunton, MA (based on Bristol County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic286,11372
Evangelical Protestant18,765128
Mainline Protestant18,24683
Other7,80733
Orthodox1,5654
Black Protestant5115
None215,278-
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: 109
This county:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
This county:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taunton:

44.0%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Taunton:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taunton:

10.6%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taunton, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 847$5,150,763$72,97432$43,515
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 262$924,247$42,332142$165,236
Firefighters 121$830,059$82,3200$0
Police Protection - Officers 110$980,237$106,9350$0
Welfare 85$416,628$58,81826$41,639
Water Supply 43$235,823$65,8110$0
Other and Unallocable 26$139,216$64,2542$1,919
Parks and Recreation 23$90,474$47,2049$2,854
Financial Administration 22$104,881$57,2080$0
Local Libraries 21$65,988$37,70717$12,182
Streets and Highways 21$96,000$54,8570$0
Other Government Administration 16$92,206$69,1557$12,843
Health 9$48,609$64,8120$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$52,404$78,6060$0
Sewerage 8$40,832$61,2480$0
Police - Other 5$28,044$67,30650$41,201
Judicial and Legal 4$29,124$87,3720$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,891$82,6920$0
Totals for Government 1,632$9,332,426$68,621285$321,389

Taunton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $5,199,000 ($90.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,969,000 ($86.47)
    General - Other: $2,769,000 ($48.19)
    Regular Highways: $2,663,000 ($46.34)
    Water Utilities: $2,639,000 ($45.92)
    General Public Buildings: $321,000 ($5.59)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $107,660,000 ($1873.52)
    Electric Utilities: $92,868,000 ($1616.11)
    General - Other: $38,860,000 ($676.25)
    Police Protection: $15,280,000 ($265.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,074,000 ($227.52)
    Regular Highways: $7,600,000 ($132.26)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $6,058,000 ($105.42)
    Water Utilities: $5,433,000 ($94.55)
    Sewerage: $4,809,000 ($83.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,087,000 ($36.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,854,000 ($32.26)
    General Public Buildings: $1,595,000 ($27.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,344,000 ($23.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,333,000 ($23.20)
    Libraries: $1,248,000 ($21.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,191,000 ($20.73)
    Public Welfare - Other: $951,000 ($16.55)
    Health - Other: $708,000 ($12.32)
    Central Staff Services: $573,000 ($9.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $479,000 ($8.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $282,000 ($4.91)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $250,000 ($4.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,183,000 ($37.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,814,000 ($83.77)
    Other - Health - Other: $137,000 ($2.38)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $416,000 ($7.24)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($1.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $754,000 ($13.12)
    General - Other: $701,000 ($12.20)
    Water Utilities: $646,000 ($11.24)
    Police Protection: $466,000 ($8.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $372,000 ($6.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $255,000 ($4.44)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $174,000 ($3.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($1.53)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($0.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $31,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $130,310,000 ($2267.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $761,000 ($13.24)

Taunton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,858,000 ($241.16)
    Other: $4,675,000 ($81.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,821,000 ($49.09)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,092,000 ($36.41)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,093,000 ($19.02)
    Parking Facilities: $323,000 ($5.62)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $121,000 ($2.11)
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000 ($0.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,283,000 ($22.33)
    Other: $824,000 ($14.34)
    Education: $62,000 ($1.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $482,000 ($8.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,350,000 ($40.90)
    Interest Earnings: $814,000 ($14.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $637,000 ($11.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $277,000 ($4.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $101,938,000 ($1773.95)
    Water Utilities: $12,615,000 ($219.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $67,528,000 ($1175.14)
    General Local Government Support: $11,581,000 ($201.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,773,000 ($65.66)
    Other: $1,879,000 ($32.70)
    Highways: $885,000 ($15.40)
    Public Welfare: $585,000 ($10.18)
  • Tax - Property: $103,878,000 ($1807.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,902,000 ($50.50)
    Other License: $1,455,000 ($25.32)

Taunton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,503,000 ($2358.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,062,000 ($2298.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,755,000 ($274.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,314,000 ($214.29)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $12,736,000 ($221.63)
    End of Fiscal Year: $5,954,000 ($103.61)

Taunton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,332,000 ($40.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,772,000 ($1771.06)

4.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($345 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.89% ($49,456 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.73% ($66,201)
from Providence County, RI  0.50% ($58,774)


4.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($331 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.73% ($54,989 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($73,250)
to Providence County, RI  0.45% ($56,129)
Businesses in Taunton, MA
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Aeropostale1McDonald's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Blockbuster1Nike13
Burger King1Olive Garden1
CVS3Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Deb1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts11Rite Aid3
Express1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Sears2
FedEx7Shaw's1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway3
Gap1T-Mobile2
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&M1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block3Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot1Torrid1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
Jones New York3UPS4
Journeys1Vans4
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Kroger1Wendy's2
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Taunton:

  • WPEP (1570 AM; 1 kW; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taunton:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, 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.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taunton:

  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Taunton: Richard David Dewert.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Taunton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 98.2mTotal length
  • $63,825,000Total costs
  • 670,956Total average daily traffic
  • 60,827Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,022,124Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taunton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 5Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taunton, MA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Taunton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Taunton, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taunton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Taunton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED214$209,533288$166,9061,094$200,47094$105,1387$255,00080$151,51322$48,455
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$214,10017$165,94181$214,8276$84,6670$08$134,1252$70,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$211,07576$143,395372$214,94637$97,1621$980,00025$161,4008$37,375
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$182,95764$180,859209$225,4939$73,5560$013$160,0003$57,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$183,10013$161,61583$226,6995$177,8000$02$137,5000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Taunton, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$234,78822$255,4551$249,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$203,36413$264,8460$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$213,25012$282,2500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$225,0006$230,8330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$225,5000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taunton, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taunton, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 157. The highest number of fires - 250 took place in 2013, and the least - 13 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Taunton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.2%), and Structure Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Taunton, MA
    • 1,44254.2%Outside Fires
    • 70526.5%Structure Fires
    • 33112.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1846.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Taunton, MA
Most common first names in Taunton, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,55681.6 years
John1,12074.9 years
Joseph98475.3 years
William64274.7 years
Manuel60676.0 years
George48273.9 years
James46272.2 years
Maria45680.2 years
Robert43268.5 years
Charles41274.6 years
Most common last names in Taunton, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Silvia25075.8 years
Smith21876.9 years
Perry20475.7 years
Rose20476.1 years
Medeiros19276.7 years
Silva15877.1 years
Costa15277.1 years
Martin13077.4 years
Correia12876.6 years
Murphy12678.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taunton, MA
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taunton, MA
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 16.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Taunton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.

Taunton on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of murders per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 (02780) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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  • Michael A. Slivka (18)
  • Michael Andrew Slivka (11)
  • David G. Heagle (11)
  • Bernard J. Bourque (11)
  • Richard Braga (10)
  • Robert D. Zuraski (8)
  • Ronald P. Millman, Jr. (8)
  • Christopher J. Horvath (7)
  • Steven Nardi (7)
  • Joshua A. Burnett (7)

Total of 234 patent applications in 2008-2021.