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Population (year 2000): 22,299. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,028 (+3.3% change)
Males: 10,840 (48.6%), Females: 11,459 (51.4%)

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $69,144 (year 2000)
Median house value: $221,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Easton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Other race (4.1%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: Irish (32.8%), Italian (17.4%), English (14.2%), German (7.5%), French (4.9%), Polish (4.8%).

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Elevation: 112 feet

Easton,

For population 25 years and over in Easton

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Easton town

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

4.6% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (8.4 miles Brockton, pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (20.7 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (212.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (5.3 miles Norton MA (5.7 miles Norton, Center, MA (6.2 miles Mansfield MA (6.2 miles Mansfield, MA (6.5 miles Raynham, MA (7.2 miles Stoughton, MA (7.3 miles Sharon, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 95 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 1998: 75 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2001: 73 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2002: 110 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2005: 78 buildings, average cost: $246,600

Latitude: 42.02 N, Longitude: 71.13 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Retail trade (13.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.5%).


 

Crime in Easton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
Robberies 2 3 5 6 2
    per 100,000 9.0 13.5 22.4 26.9 9.0
Assaults 8 7 6 13 5
    per 100,000 35.9 31.4 26.9 58.3 22.4
Burglaries 60 39 62 52 41
    per 100,000 269.1 174.9 278.0 233.2 183.9
Thefts 196 167 120 166 111
    per 100,000 879.0 748.9 538.1 744.4 497.8
Auto thefts 21 12 22 16 9
    per 100,000 94.2 53.8 98.7 71.8 40.4
73.2 58.6 61.0 71.6 45.0


Average climate in Easton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Easton,

Easton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Easton 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 32.9 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.


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Birthplace of: Oakes Ames - (1804-1873), Congressman and entrepreneur.


Hospitals/medical centers near Easton:
  • NEW ENGLAND SINIAI HOSP & REHAB CENTER (about 8 miles; STOUGHTON, MA)
  • CARITAS GOOD SAMARITAN MED CTR (about 8 miles; BROCKTON, MA)
  • MORTON HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; TAUNTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Easton:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 25 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 30 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 33 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Easton:
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 5 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 12 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • TAUNTON MUNI (about 15 miles; TAUNTON, MA; ID: TAN)

Amtrak station near Easton:
  • 13 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.

College/University in Easton:
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,374; Location: 320 WASHINGTON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stonehill.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Easton:
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BROCKTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,161)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 21 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
Private primary/middle school in Easton:
  • EASTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL INC (Students: 96; Location: 91 CENTER STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Easton 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Easton:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Easton:
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WSHL-FM (91.3 FM; EASTON, MA; Owner: STONEHILL COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Easton:
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

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