Wilmington, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 22,325.
Population change since 2000: +4.5%
Males: 11,204  (50.2%)
Females: 11,121  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01887.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $114,485 (it was $70,652 in 2000)
Wilmington:

$114,485
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,436 (it was $25,835 in 2000)

Wilmington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $466,685 (it was $222,900 in 2000)
Wilmington:

$466,685
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $591,306; detached houses: $624,642; townhouses or other attached units: $582,852; in 2-unit structures: $505,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $595,078; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,031; mobile homes: $95,409

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,879.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilmington: 138.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.9%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.3% for Black residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wilmington, MA (2010)
    • 20,60092.3%White alone
    • 8313.7%Asian alone
    • 4031.8%Hispanic
    • 2631.2%Two or more races
    • 1620.7%Black alone
    • 390.2%Other race alone
    • 150.07%American Indian alone
    • 120.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Wilmington, Massachusetts as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wilmington is 7,880 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wilmington by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
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
(23.2)
4
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.1)
4
(18.0)
4
(17.8)
2
(8.8)
5
(21.6)
1
(4.3)
5
(21.2)
1
(4.2)
4
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(13.9)
4
(18.5)
1
(4.6)
4
(18.2)
6
(27.0)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.2)
6
(25.9)
4
(17.1)
3
(12.7)
5
(21.1)
6
(25.2)
3
(12.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(162.7)
22
(101.8)
44
(202.7)
34
(154.3)
25
(112.5)
21
(93.5)
23
(101.1)
18
(77.6)
23
(98.2)
30
(126.9)
38
(160.6)
20
(84.1)
17
(70.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
67
(311.5)
68
(314.8)
94
(432.9)
76
(344.9)
105
(472.3)
77
(342.8)
58
(254.9)
65
(280.3)
37
(158.1)
31
(131.2)
26
(109.9)
26
(109.3)
16
(66.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
284
(1,320)
307
(1,421)
289
(1,331)
206
(934.9)
213
(958.2)
218
(970.6)
213
(935.9)
180
(776.3)
204
(871.4)
139
(588.1)
136
(574.6)
141
(592.7)
100
(416.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(144.1)
18
(83.3)
12
(55.3)
9
(40.8)
16
(72.0)
4
(17.8)
4
(17.6)
8
(34.5)
9
(38.4)
11
(46.5)
13
(54.9)
8
(33.6)
9
(37.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A4
(18.4)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(13.2)
2
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)141.5126.3139.1108.4122.198.587.994.077.282.676.971.942.2

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City-data.com crime index in Wilmington, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (23.0%), Italian (20.4%), American (6.0%), English (5.3%), Portuguese (3.5%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1730

Elevation: 96 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,303 people per square mile   (low).

Wilmington, Massachusetts map

2,251 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This place:

9.4%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,174 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,315 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lowell, MA (9.2 miles , pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (16.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (183.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Pinehurst, MA (1.9 miles ),
Reading, MA (2.0 miles ),
Burlington, MA (2.0 miles ),
Tewksbury, MA (2.0 miles ),
North Reading, MA (2.0 miles ),
Billerica, MA (2.1 miles ),
Woburn, MA (2.3 miles ),
Wakefield, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,841 (+28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,363 (18.1%)

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Wilmington, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wilmington, MA in 2017
Wilmington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 117 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 59 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2015: 46 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2017: 58 buildings, average cost: $210,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilmington, MA residents
Average permit cost in Wilmington, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Most common industries in Wilmington, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Wilmington, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)

Average climate in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wilmington, 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 0.222. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.68. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.625. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.625
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.56
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wilmington-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Wilmington 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 4.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilmington-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% 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 186.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.6 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 184.7 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 242.9 miles away from Wilmington center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from Wilmington center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 195.8 miles away from Wilmington 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 (13).
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).
Wilmington topographic map

Main business address for: BEACON POWER CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES), UNIFIRST CORP (SERVICES-PERSONAL SERVICES), DUSA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), MKS INSTRUMENTS INC (INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASUREMENT, DISPLAY, AND CONTROL).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wilmington:

  • WILMINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (750 WOBURN STREET)
  • WILMINGTON WOODS NURSING CARE CENTER (750 WOBURN ST)
  • WOODBRIAR OF WILMINGTON REHABILITATION (90 WEST STREET)

Amtrak stations near Wilmington:

  • 4 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 15 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 16 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Wilmington:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Wilmington (Full-time enrollment: 384; Location: 200 Ballardvale Street, Building 1, Suite 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilmington:

  • Middlesex Community College (about 6 miles; Bedford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,040)
  • Merrimack College (about 8 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 11 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • North Shore Community College (about 11 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Tufts University (about 11 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)
  • Bentley University (about 13 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Lesley University (about 13 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)

Public high school in Wilmington:

  • WILMINGTON HIGH (Students: 965, Location: 159 CHURCH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wilmington:

See full list of schools located in Wilmington

Library in Wilmington:

  • WILMINGTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $910,095; Location: 175 MIDDLESEX AVE.; 64,772 books; 5,592 audio materials; 4,510 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 164 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wilmington: North Wilmington Station (A), Wilmington Station (B), Wilmington Junior Camp (C), Wilmington Plaza (D), East Wilmington Industrial Park (E), Southeast Wilmington Industrial Park (F), Mass EMS (G), Action Ambulance Service (H), Wilmington Fire Department (I), Wilmington Middle School Library Media Center (J), Buzzell Senior Center (K), Silver Lake Town Hall (L), Wilmington Memorial Library (M), Wilmington Chamber of Commerce (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: E-Z-Way Shopping Center (1), East Gate Shopping Center (2), Wilmington Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Wilmington include: BEACON POWER CORP (A), UNIFIRST CORP (B), DUSA PHARMACEUTICALS INC (C), CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL INC (D), MKS INSTRUMENTS INC (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilmington include: Full Gospel Glory Church (A), First Baptist Church of Wilmington (B), Saint Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church (C), Saint Dorothys Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wildwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Patches Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lubbers Brook (A), Maple Meadow Brook (B), Mill Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wilmington: Wilmington Town Common (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Decathlonl USA (Amusement & Theme Parks; 326 Ballardvale Street).

Hotel: Four Seasons Photography (21 Middlesex Avenue).

Birthplace of: Henry Harnden - Union Army general.

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

2.9 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
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 Wilmington in 2010:

  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Wilmington in 2000:

  • 247 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Wilmington (2011 data):

  • Eastern Bank: Wilmington Branch at 370 Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01; Wilmington Branch at 219 Lowell Street, branch established on 1974/11/01. 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
  • Reading Co-operative Bank: Wilmington Branch at 352 Middlesex Avenue, branch established on 1963/12/01; Lowell Street Wilmington Branch at 230 Lowell Street, branch established on 2005/03/09. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $347.2 mil, Deposits: $277.5 mil, headquarters in Reading, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Main Street Branch at 275 Main Stret, branch established on 2002/01/15. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wilmington Branch at 390 Main Street, branch established on 1956/05/02. 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: Wilmington Branch at 240 Main Street, branch established on 1981/10/19. 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
  • The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank: Wilmington Branch at 270 Main Street, branch established on 1978/08/01. Info updated 2011/09/19: Bank assets: $738.4 mil, Deposits: $601.2 mil, headquarters in Lowell, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Lowell Five Bancorp Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Wilmington Plaza Branch at 280 Main Street, branch established on 1985/05/23. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Wilmington:

Marital status in Wilmington, MA
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wilmington:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wilmington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Wilmington:

(Wilmington, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Wilmington, 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.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This 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
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
State:

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

18.0%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.4%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Wilmington:

28.0
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilmington:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

60.0%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilmington, 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 Wilmington, MA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts6Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx8Subway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx1
GNC1U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS9
Hyundai1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilmington:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilmington:

  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilmington:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wilmington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 308ft / 94.4mTotal length
  • $91,556,000Total costs
  • 2,246,853Total average daily traffic
  • 135,018Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,499,849Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wilmington, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 281950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wilmington, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wilmington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wilmington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1198P , Serial Number: 23-215, Year manufactured: 1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Maucher, 342 Chestnut St, Wilmington, MA 01887
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1448X , Serial Number: 28-7505229, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/1996
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert T Mallett, 4 Jewel Dr Unit 14, Wilmington, MA 01887, Other Owners: Cheryl M Mallett
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 317AC , Serial Number: 17265537, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Chickenhawk Inc, 20 Auburn Ave, Wilmington, MA 01887
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2960C , Serial Number: 30860, Year manufactured: 1954
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph R Russell, 164 Main St, Wilmington, MA 01887
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/10/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED60$315,033123$285,1791,045$254,58536$170,6677$284,429
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$279,5007$309,42963$252,9377$47,5710$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$301,60025$297,400162$283,40119$141,1582$338,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$248,00016$315,063154$276,1824$51,0002$168,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$286,0002$220,00033$261,8482$140,0002$193,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3311.01 , 3311.02, 3312.00, 3313.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$323,95527$339,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$332,50010$320,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$273,5001$239,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0003$363,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3311.01 , 3311.02, 3312.00, 3313.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wilmington, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wilmington, 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 71. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 122 took place in 2010, and the least - 22 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wilmington, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wilmington, MA
    • 53744.8%Structure Fires
    • 34929.1%Outside Fires
    • 23019.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 847.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wilmington, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilmington, MA
  • 66.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilmington, MA
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 34.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wilmington compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Wilmington on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 (01887) 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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