area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 33,828. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,681 (-0.4% change)
Males: 15,935 (47.1%), Females: 17,893 (52.9%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $61,790 (year 2000)
Median house value: $212,100 (year 2000)

List your B&M business here for free. Over a million visitors/week. Get a huge advantage over your competition

Races in Braintree:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (41.0%), Italian (20.0%), English (10.3%), German (4.2%), United States (4.1%), Scottish (3.2%).

New! Massachusetts forum

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Braintree,

For population 25 years and over in Braintree

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braintree town

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

8.0% Foreign born (3.9% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).



Massachusetts. />
Apartments - through thousands of no fee apartments in the Boston area. />
Bowen Real Estate - Boston's expert resource for home buyers and home sellers. />
Directions & Maps - hotels, restaurants and more anytime! Free and easy tool. />
www.Starware.com/Maps )

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Quincy, (3.6 miles pop. 88,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (9.9 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (225.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Braintree, (0.0 miles MA Quincy, (3.6 miles MA (3.7 miles Weymouth, MA Randolph, (4.2 miles MA (4.3 miles Holbrook, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 34 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $234,200

Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 71.00 W

Area codes: 781, 339

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.8%), Retail trade (11.3%).


 

Crime in Braintree by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0
Rapes 2 6 2 5 1
    per 100,000 5.9 17.7 5.9 14.8 3.0
Robberies 15 8 27 15 13
    per 100,000 44.3 23.6 79.8 44.3 38.4
Assaults 42 67 85 72 50
    per 100,000 124.2 198.1 251.3 212.8 147.8
Burglaries 100 102 100 122 135
    per 100,000 295.6 301.5 295.6 360.6 399.1
Thefts 926 971 945 837 833
    per 100,000 2737.4 2870.4 2793.5 2474.3 2462.5
Auto thefts 157 145 126 102 80
    per 100,000 464.1 428.6 372.5 301.5 236.5
207.8 224.0 238.8 213.1 187.6


Average climate in Braintree, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Braintree,

Braintree-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Braintree city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: John Adams - (1735-1826), second President of the United States, John Hancock - (1737-1793), early statesman, large signature, John Quincy Adams - (1767-1848), sixth President of the United States, Bobby Allen - NHL player (New Jersey Devils, born: Nov 14, 1978).


Main business address for: HAEMONETICS CORP (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), CLEAN HARBORS INC (HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT).


Hospitals/medical centers in Braintree:
  • HEALTHSOUTH BRAINTREE REHAB HOSPITAL (250 POND ST)
  • NORTHEAST SPECIALTY HOSP BRAINTREE (2001 WASHINGTON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Braintree:
  • QUINCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; QUINCY, MA)
  • QUINCY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; QUINCY, MA)
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Braintree:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 10 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 27 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 45 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Braintree:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 12 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • CRANLAND (about 18 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 19 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)

Amtrak stations near Braintree:
  • 11 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 11 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 Braintree:
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; QUINCY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 9 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 19,294)
Private high schools in Braintree:
  • THAYER ACADEMY (Students: 659; Location: 745 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • MASSASOIT SCHOOL INC (Students: 35; Location: SIX COLUMBIAN STREET; Grades: 3 - 12)
  • PILGRIM CENTER (Students: 21; Location: 140 ADAMS; Grades: 6 - 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Braintree:
  • BRAINTREE HIGH (Students: 1,478; Location: 128 TOWN STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 305 RIVER; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 558; Location: 232 PEACH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ARCHIE T MORRISON (Students: 442; Location: 260 LIBERTY STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HOLLIS (Students: 423; Location: 482 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LIBERTY (Students: 407; Location: 49 PROCTOR RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HIGHLANDS (Students: 372; Location: 144 WILDWOOD AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MARY E FLAHERTY SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: LAKESIDE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DONALD ROSS (Students: 308; Location: 20 HAYWARD STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Braintree:
  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 850 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MERRY-DEB NURSERY SCHOOL INC (Students: 96; Location: 237 ADAMS STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MAY CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND V (Students: 64; Location: 22 BLANCHARD BLVD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • BRAINTREE ST COLETTA DAY SCHOO (Students: 58; Location: 85 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CNTR 663 (Students: 43; Location: 10 WEBSTER ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ALICE BURKE SCHOOL INC (Students: 37; Location: 252 FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTH SHORE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 250 WASHINGTON ST.; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Braintree:
  • THAYER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,073,101; Location: 798 WASHINGTON STREET; 102,062 books; 3,398 audio materials; 2,908 video materials; 195 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Braintree: N E Hollis Memorial Golf Course (A), Ridge Raquet Club (B), South Shore Plaza (C), Braintree Five Corners Center (D), Campanelli Industrial Park (E), Braintree Historical Society Library (F), Braintree Townhall (G), Ridge Arena (H), Thayer Public Library (I), Thayer House (J).

Shopping Centers: Pearl Plaza Shopping Center (1), South Shore Plaza Shopping Center (2), Tedeschi Plaza Shopping Center (3), Tedeschi Shopping Center (4), Braintree Five Corners Center Shopping Center (5), Burlington Plaza Shopping Center (6), Kings Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Braintree include: Union Congregational Church (A), Church of Abundant Life (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Saint Thomas More Church (D), Emmanuel Parish Episcopal Church (E), Saint Francis of Assisi Church (F), First Baptist Church of Braintree (G), First Congregational Church (H).

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Pond Street Cemetery (2).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Ames Pond (A), Hollingsworth Pond (B), Great Pond (C), Cranberry Pond (D), Sunset Lake (E), Old Quincy Reservoir (F), Pond Meadow Lake Reservoir (G), Pond Meadow Pond (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hayward Creek (A), Monatiquot River (B), Cochato River (C), Smelt Brook (D), Farm River (E), Blue Hill River (F).

Parks in Braintree include: Frenchs Commons (1), Dyer Hill Playground (2), Watson Park (3), Weymouth-Braintree Regional Recreation Conservation Area (4), Hollis Field (5).

Post office: (A).  


Braintree compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Braintree:
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1 kW; QUINCY, MA)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Braintree:
  • 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.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, 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)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, 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.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Braintree:
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON 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.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

© Copyright 2006-2007 USAElectionPolls.com, All Rights Reserved.