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Population (year 2000): 10,161. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,544 (+3.8% change)
Males: 4,975 (49.0%), Females: 5,186 (51.0%)

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $51,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $139,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Acushnet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: Portuguese (37.7%), French (17.6%), French Canadian (14.7%), English (11.7%), Irish (8.0%), Polish (7.2%).

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Elevation: 72 feet

Acushnet,

For population 25 years and over in Acushnet

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Acushnet town

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

10.2% Foreign born (8.1% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bedford, MA New (2.6 miles pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (46.0 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (217.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (0.2 miles Acushnet Bedford, MA New (2.6 miles MA (3.0 miles Fairhaven, Corner, MA (5.6 miles Bliss Mills, MA (5.9 miles Smith MA Mattapoisett, (6.5 miles MA (7.0 miles Rochester, Center, MA (7.4 miles Mattapoisett


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 52 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $200,700

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 70.91 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Manufacturing (19.8%), Retail trade (13.7%).


 

Crime in Acushnet by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 5 3 3 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 49.2 29.5 29.5 0.0 0.0
Robberies 4 1 0 1 2 2
    per 100,000 39.4 9.8 0.0 9.8 19.7 19.7
Assaults 108 N/A 28 20 13 22
    per 100,000 1062.9 N/A 275.6 196.8 127.9 216.5
Burglaries 51 34 34 33 68 69
    per 100,000 501.9 334.6 334.6 324.8 669.2 679.1
Thefts 95 100 118 79 79 78
    per 100,000 934.9 984.2 1161.3 777.5 777.5 767.6
Auto thefts 11 14 8 10 13 6
    per 100,000 108.3 137.8 78.7 98.4 127.9 59.0
305.6 N/A 143.1 115.8 119.7 132.2


Average climate in Acushnet, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Acushnet,

Acushnet-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Acushnet city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Acushnet:
  • SUNHEALTH SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SOE MA (about 2 miles; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • ST ANNES HOSPITAL CORPORATION (about 13 miles; FALL RIVER, MA)
  • DR JOHN C CORRIGAN MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 17 miles; FALL RIVER, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Acushnet:
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 30 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 36 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 45 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Acushnet:
  • NEW BEDFORD REGIONAL (about 4 miles; NEW BEDFORD, MA; ID: EWB)
  • MYRICKS (about 13 miles; BERKLEY, MA; ID: 1M8)
  • TAUNTON MUNI (about 15 miles; TAUNTON, MA; ID: TAN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Acushnet:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 7 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,071)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; BRISTOL, RI; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 7,460)
Public primary/middle schools in Acushnet:
  • ACUSHNET ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 559; Location: 800 MIDDLE ROAD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ALBERT F FORD MIDDLE SCH (Students: 550; Location: 708 MIDDLE ROAD; Grades: 05 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Acushnet:
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 223 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Acushnet:
  • RUSSELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $145,837; Location: 88 MAIN ST.; 19,105 books; 323 audio materials; 757 video materials; 204 serial subscriptions)

Acushnet compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Acushnet:
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Acushnet:
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWTA (88.5 FM; MARION, MA; Owner: TABOR ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around Acushnet:
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)

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