Winchendon, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,213.
Population change since 2000: -0.8%
Males: 2,100  (49.9%)
Females: 2,113  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 01475.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,560 (it was $33,375 in 2000)
Winchendon:

$59,560
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,441 (it was $18,195 in 2000)

Winchendon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $203,520 (it was $103,100 in 2000)
Winchendon:

$203,520
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $345,896; detached houses: $359,605; townhouses or other attached units: $293,904; in 2-unit structures: $294,624; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $296,728; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,605; mobile homes: $74,819; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $20,048

Median gross rent in 2019: $719.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winchendon: 125.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.0% for Black residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winchendon, MA (2019)
    • 3,42385.0%White alone
    • 2406.0%Asian alone
    • 1734.3%Hispanic
    • 982.4%Two or more races
    • 461.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Winchendon, Massachusetts as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winchendon is 156 to 1.


Crime rates in Winchendon by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(19.7)
1
(9.8)
3
(29.4)
6
(58.4)
5
(48.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(38.4)
4
(37.9)
4
(37.6)
9
(84.2)
8
(74.6)
7
(64.7)
9
(82.3)
9
(82.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(58.7)
3
(29.4)
2
(19.5)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
2
(19.0)
1
(9.4)
3
(28.1)
2
(18.6)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
47
(462.4)
45
(440.3)
44
(431.7)
30
(292.2)
45
(438.6)
35
(337.7)
29
(278.1)
44
(417.0)
32
(301.1)
30
(280.5)
28
(261.0)
24
(222.0)
29
(265.3)
28
(257.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(570.6)
54
(528.3)
44
(431.7)
28
(272.7)
24
(233.9)
26
(250.9)
24
(230.2)
19
(180.1)
25
(235.2)
18
(168.3)
18
(167.8)
16
(148.0)
19
(173.8)
30
(275.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
109
(1,072)
101
(988.2)
181
(1,776)
267
(2,600)
205
(1,998)
247
(2,383)
223
(2,139)
189
(1,791)
201
(1,891)
140
(1,309)
150
(1,398)
145
(1,341)
112
(1,024)
57
(523.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(167.2)
15
(146.8)
17
(166.8)
11
(107.1)
16
(155.9)
12
(115.8)
11
(105.5)
9
(85.3)
11
(103.5)
10
(93.5)
11
(102.5)
9
(83.2)
18
(164.6)
13
(119.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(29.5)
2
(19.6)
2
(19.6)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(47.4)
2
(18.8)
2
(18.7)
2
(18.6)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.2)
City-Data.com crime index204.4201.7233.3242.7241.3189.7199.3210.5193.5203.5193.3172.4185.2167.2

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 Winchendon, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Ancestries: American (26.9%), French Canadian (19.2%), Irish (5.5%), French (4.8%), Polish (4.0%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1764

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 2.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,849 people per square mile   (low).

Winchendon, Massachusetts map

234 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.9% North America).

This place:

5.8%
Massachusetts:

16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,972 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,341 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (29.1 miles , pop. 86,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (54.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (158.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rindge, NH (2.2 miles ),
Baldwinville, MA (2.3 miles ),
Ashburnham, MA (2.5 miles ),
Royalston, MA (2.6 miles ),
Fitzwilliam, NH (2.7 miles ),
Templeton, MA (2.7 miles ),
South Ashburnham, MA (2.8 miles ),
Gardner, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 72.05 W

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2015: 31 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Winchendon, MA residents
Average permit cost in Winchendon, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Historical population in Winchendon, MA
Historical housing units in Winchendon, MA
Most common industries in Winchendon, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Winchendon, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Winchendon, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Winchendon, 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 61.6. This is better than average.

City:

61.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.150
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.809. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.809
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.21
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Winchendon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Winchendon place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winchendon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 71% 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 145.1 miles away from Winchendon center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 151.1 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 150.2 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 60.8 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 94.4 miles away from Winchendon 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 26.1 miles away from Winchendon 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winchendon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winchendon:

  • OPEN ARMS NURSING HOME INC (163 BROWN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Winchendon:

  • WACHUSETT MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • BALDWINVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • NAUKEAG HOSPITAL CORPORATION (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ASHBURNHAM, MA)
  • TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • HEYWOOD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER VNA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GARDNER, MA)
  • GARDNER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GARDNER, MA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winchendon:

  • Franklin Pierce University (about 7 miles; Rindge, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,139)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 8 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 15 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Keene State College (about 21 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 29 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Assumption College (about 30 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester State University (about 31 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)

Public high school in Winchendon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winchendon:

  • MEMORIAL (Students: 636, Location: 32 ELMWOOD RD, Grades: KG-2)
  • TOY TOWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 385, Location: 175 GROVE STREET, Grades: 3-5)
  • MURDOCK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 3 MEMORIAL DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Winchendon

Library in Winchendon:

  • BEALS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,398; Location: 50 PLEASANT ST.; 43,521 books; 1,109 audio materials; 2,037 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winchendon: Winchendon Ambulance Service (A), Winchendon Town Hall (B), Winchendon Fire Department (C), Beals Memorial Library (D), Murdock Middle-High School Library Media Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Winchendon Shopping Center (1), Wichendon Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Winchendon: Church of the Unity (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoirs: Tannery Pond (A), Whitney Pond (B), Hunts Pond (C), Millers River Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: North Branch Millers River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Winchendon: Hyde Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Countryside Motel (660 Spring Street).

Birthplace of: Earle E. Partridge - General, William B. Washburn - Politician, Fred Woodcock - Baseball player, William DeWitt Hyde - Religious writer.

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

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.6%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Winchendon in 2010:

  • 183 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 32 people in college/university student housing
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Winchendon in 2000:

  • 33 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 23 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Winchendon (2011 data):

  • Colonial Co-operative Bank: Winchendon Branch at 1 School Square, branch established on 1975/09/30. Info updated 2010/08/30: Bank assets: $75.3 mil, Deposits: $68.7 mil, headquarters in Gardner, MA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Athol Savings Bank: Winchendon Branch at 112 Central Street, branch established on 1854/03/31. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $327.4 mil, Deposits: $277.2 mil, headquarters in Athol, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Winchendon:

Marital status in Winchendon, MA
  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Winchendon:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winchendon, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Here:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Worcester County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
State:

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

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Winchendon:

29.1
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winchendon:

23.8%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winchendon:

12.9%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Winchendon:

75.7%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winchendon, MA Residents

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)
Businesses in Winchendon, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts2McDonald's1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winchendon:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 3 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WGAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GARDNER, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winchendon:

  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Winchendon:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
Winchendon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Winchendon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.9mTotal length
  • $13,243,000Total costs
  • 65,822Total average daily traffic
  • 5,033Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,244Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winchendon, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winchendon, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winchendon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 42.688944 Lon: -72.043889, Call Sign: WQJD923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.087 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2008, Expiration Date: 08/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2018, Certifier: Allen J Lafrennie, Registrant: Easton Electronics, 4 Pequot Way, Canton, MA 02021, Phone: (781) 828-1955, Fax: (781) 828-3719, Email:
  • HIGH STREET PS, High Street Pump Station (Lat: 42.666111 Lon: -72.042778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQNQ609,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.582 MHz, 153.702 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 04/20/2021, Certifier: Michael Murphy, Registrant: Tcs Communications Corp, Salisbury, MA 01952, Phone: (978) 465-7932, Fax: (978) 462-8980, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WINCHENDON, Lat: 42.661750 Lon: -72.041167, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPJE844, Licensee ID: L00004613,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Yankee Microwave Inc, Naples, ME 04055
  • 20021, 26 Hale Street (Lat: 42.673389 Lon: -72.076861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPXE381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • 20002, 62 Elmwood Rd (010346) (Lat: 42.702583 Lon: -72.037833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.3 m, Call Sign: WPXE382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 17745.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • 20010, 60 Bemis Road (Lat: 42.643833 Lon: -71.995444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.5 m, Call Sign: WPXE693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19305.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2003, Expiration Date: 03/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winchendon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: HUNT GLENN A SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2180 (80 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 414SX , Serial Number: 639, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn A Hunt, 17 Washington Ave, Winchendon, MA 01475
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52579 , Serial Number: 177RG1208, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2010
    Registrant (Individual): David L Urquhart, 549 Hale St, Winchendon, MA 01475
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 682CD , Serial Number: 1790, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Fly Tighe LLC, 105 Island Rd, Winchendon, MA 01475
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 84688 , Serial Number: 17258578, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Santini, 43 Pine St, Winchendon, MA 01475

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$177,0754$135,85511$144,5152$88,8901$178,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$123,4000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$157,7105$166,7501$47,9300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$71,5403$170,8070$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$128,6000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7011.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7011.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winchendon, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winchendon, 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 35. The highest number of reported fires - 58 took place in 2012, and the least - 14 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winchendon, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.5%), and Outside Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winchendon, MA
    • 38263.5%Structure Fires
    • 14524.1%Outside Fires
    • 579.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winchendon, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winchendon, MA
  • 76.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winchendon, MA
  • 40.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Utility gas


Winchendon compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Winchendon on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 (01475) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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