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Population (year 2000): 28,562. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,892 (+1.2% change)
Males: 14,007 (49.0%), Females: 14,555 (51.0%)

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $57,676 (year 2000)
Median house value: $163,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Dracut:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (29.1%), French (18.1%), French Canadian (15.8%), Italian (11.2%), English (10.0%), Polish (7.4%).

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Elevation: 156 feet

Dracut,

For population 25 years and over in Dracut

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dracut town

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

5.4% Foreign born (2.1% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.6% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Lowell, (2.3 miles pop. 105,167).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (28.2 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (225.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Lowell, (2.3 miles NH (4.7 miles Pelham, MA Tewksbury, (6.2 miles MA (6.6 miles Chelmsford, MA Billerica, (8.1 miles NH (9.0 miles Windham, MA Methuen, (9.4 miles MA Lawrence, (9.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 90 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 1997: 79 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $27,800
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2004: 106 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2005: 117 buildings, average cost: $227,800

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 71.30 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Manufacturing (19.0%), Retail trade (10.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.5%).


 

Crime in Dracut by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0
Rapes 12 16 2 2 4
    per 100,000 42.0 56.0 7.0 7.0 14.0
Robberies 8 10 3 4 7
    per 100,000 28.0 35.0 10.5 14.0 24.5
Assaults 36 29 16 15 50
    per 100,000 126.0 101.5 56.0 52.5 175.1
Burglaries 109 86 70 101 78
    per 100,000 381.6 301.1 245.1 353.6 273.1
Thefts 340 286 224 227 223
    per 100,000 1190.4 1001.3 784.3 794.8 780.8
Auto thefts 72 65 53 69 104
    per 100,000 252.1 227.6 185.6 241.6 364.1
144.9 132.6 80.5 96.9 127.4


Average climate in Dracut, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dracut,

Dracut-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Dracut city 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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Birthplace of: Brian Frederick - College football player (Massachusetts Minutemen).


Hospitals/medical centers near Dracut:
  • SAINTS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 3 miles; LOWELL, MA)
  • DR HARRY SOLOMON MHC (about 3 miles; LOWELL, MA)
  • LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LOWELL, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dracut:
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 15 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • MANCHESTER (about 21 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 31 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dracut:
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 8 miles; METHUEN, MA; ID: MA2)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 14 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; ID: LWM)
  • BOIRE FIELD (about 16 miles; NASHUA, NH; ID: ASH)

Amtrak stations near Dracut:
  • 16 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.). Services: ticket office.
  • 17 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE). Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dracut:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL (about 3 miles; LOWELL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,373)
  • MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,501)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,384)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
  • BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; WALTHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • BENTLEY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WALTHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,651)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 8,627)
Public high school in Dracut:
  • DRACUT SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,120; Location: 1540 LAKEVIEW AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dracut:
  • LAKEVIEW JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 754; Location: 1570 LAKEVIEW AVE.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GEORGE H. ENGLESBY INTERMEDIATE (Students: 741; Location: 1580 LAKEVIEW AVE.; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • JOSEPH A CAMPBELL ELEM (Students: 609; Location: 1021 METHUEN STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • BROOKSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 601; Location: 1560 LAKEVIEW AVENUE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • GREENMONT AVENUE (Students: 268; Location: 37 GREENMONT AVENUE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • PARKER AVENUE (Students: 170; Location: 77 PARKER AVENUE; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Dracut:
  • LITTLE ANGELS DAY CARE NURSERY (Students: 194; Location: 90 ARLINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EVERGREEN MONTESSORI HOUSE (Students: 75; Location: 1794 BRIDGE ST UNIT 18A; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Dracut:
  • MOSES GREELEY PARKER MEMORIAL LIB. (Operating income: $470,708; Location: 28 ARLINGTON ST.; 68,613 books; 4,000 audio materials; 3,212 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)

Dracut compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Dracut:
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF LOWELL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5 kW; LOWELL, MA; Owner: NORTHEAST RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dracut:
  • WJUL (91.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dracut:
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • 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)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

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