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Population (year 2000): 14,605. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,351 (+12.0% change)
Males: 7,131 (48.8%), Females: 7,474 (51.2%)

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $57,100 (year 2000)
Median house value: $178,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Abington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (39.4%), Italian (15.5%), English (14.9%), German (7.6%), French (5.3%), French Canadian (4.3%).

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Elevation: 108 feet

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Abington,

For population 25 years and over in Abington

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abington town

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.6% Foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.3% Latin America, 0.3% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (5.7 miles Brockton, pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (17.0 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (226.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Abington, (0.0 miles MA (2.3 miles Rockland, MA (2.8 miles Whitman, MA (4.7 miles Holbrook, MA (5.7 miles Brockton, MA (6.0 miles Weymouth, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $85,900

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 70.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 781

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (12.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.1%), Manufacturing (10.9%).


 

Crime in Abington by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 5 2 5 3 4
    per 100,000 41.1 34.2 13.7 34.2 20.5 27.4
Robberies 6 12 6 4 15 14
    per 100,000 41.1 82.2 41.1 27.4 102.7 95.9
Assaults 106 82 N/A N/A 32 35
    per 100,000 725.8 561.5 N/A N/A 219.1 239.6
Burglaries 60 50 116 60 105 96
    per 100,000 410.8 342.3 794.2 410.8 718.9 657.3
Thefts 117 100 148 177 138 145
    per 100,000 801.1 684.7 1013.4 1211.9 944.9 992.8
Auto thefts 40 31 44 31 28 29
    per 100,000 273.9 212.3 301.3 212.3 191.7 198.6
256.6 219.0 N/A N/A 186.3 189.3


Average climate in Abington, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Abington,

Abington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Abington city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 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.


Main business address for: ABINGTON BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers near Abington:
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA)
  • BROCKTON HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BROCKTON, MA)
  • CARITAS GOOD SAMARITAN MED CTR (about 7 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Abington:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 17 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 34 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 43 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Abington:
  • CRANLAND (about 11 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 12 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 16 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)

Amtrak stations near Abington:
  • 16 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abington:
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; BROCKTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,161)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 16 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 19 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
Public high school in Abington:
  • ABINGTON HIGH (Students: 608; Location: 201 GLINIEWICZ WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Abington:
  • ABINGTON ECC (Students: 630; Location: 1 RALPH HAMLIN LANE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • FROLIO JR HS (Students: 414; Location: 1071 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WOODSDALE (Students: 372; Location: 128 CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • CENTER (Students: 220; Location: 65 THAXTER AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • NORTH (Students: 210; Location: 171 ADAMS STREET; Grades: 03 - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Abington:
  • PRE SCHOOL PLAYMATES (Students: 14; Location: 681 RICHARD FITTS DRIVE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Abington:
  • ABINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $344,742; Location: 600 GLINIEWICZ WAY; 59,804 books; 1,107 audio materials; 806 video materials; 100 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Abington: North Abington Depot (A), Strawberry Valley Golf Course (B), North Abington Town Hall (C), North Abington Fire Station (D), Burton L Wales Public Library (E).

Churches in Abington include: United Church of Christ (A), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (B), Rock Church of Rockland (C).

Cemetery: Mount Vernon Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Tims Pond (A), Cushing Pond (B), Island Grove Pond (C).

Parks in Abington include: Ames Nowell State Park (1), Island Grove Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Abington compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Abington:
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abington:
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Abington:
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, 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)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, 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)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)

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