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Population (year 2000): 10,785. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,775 (-0.1% change)
Males: 5,229 (48.5%), Females: 5,556 (51.5%)

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $54,419 (year 2000)
Median house value: $149,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Holbrook:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (35.2%), Italian (16.7%), English (12.0%), United States (6.1%), Scottish (4.3%), German (4.3%).

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Elevation: 212 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Holbrook,

For population 25 years and over in Holbrook

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holbrook town

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

5.3% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% Africa).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (4.6 miles Brockton, pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (13.1 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (223.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Holbrook, MA (2.5 miles Avon, MA Randolph, (3.2 miles MA Braintree, (4.3 miles MA (4.6 miles Brockton, MA Abington, (4.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $346,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $519,300

Latitude: 42.15 N, Longitude: 71.01 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.2%), Retail trade (13.9%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.5%).


 

Crime in Holbrook by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 3 3 6 4
    per 100,000 18.5 27.8 27.8 55.6 37.1
Robberies 5 5 9 12 6
    per 100,000 46.4 46.4 83.4 111.3 55.6
Assaults 5 8 8 10 14
    per 100,000 46.4 74.2 74.2 92.7 129.8
Burglaries 48 63 63 54 85
    per 100,000 445.1 584.1 584.1 500.7 788.1
Thefts 136 150 131 102 130
    per 100,000 1261.0 1390.8 1214.6 945.8 1205.4
Auto thefts 14 16 22 12 9
    per 100,000 129.8 148.4 204.0 111.3 83.4
122.6 148.3 156.8 156.0 167.5


Average climate in Holbrook, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Holbrook,

Holbrook-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 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.6 miles away from the Holbrook 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 14.7 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Holbrook:
  • HEALTHSOUTH BRAINTREE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • NORTHEAST SPECIALTY HOSP BRAINTREE (about 5 miles; BRAINTREE, MA)
  • BROCKTON HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Holbrook:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 14 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 29 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 41 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Holbrook:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 12 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • CRANLAND (about 16 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 16 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)

Amtrak stations near Holbrook:
  • 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.
  • 15 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.
  • 15 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 Holbrook:
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; BROCKTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,161)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 6 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 13 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 15 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
Public high school in Holbrook:
  • HOLBROOK JR SR HIGH (Students: 613; Location: 245 SO. FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Holbrook:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY (Students: 458; Location: 339 PLYMOUTH STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
  • SOUTH (Students: 347; Location: 719 SO. FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: 04 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Holbrook:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 143 S FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BAPTIST TEMPLE CHRISTIAN ACADE (Students: 41; Location: 217 CENTRE STREET; Grades: PK - 10)
Library in Holbrook:
  • HOLBROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $367,188; Location: 2 PLYMOUTH ST.; 43,027 books; 1,277 audio materials; 965 video materials; 115 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Holbrook: New Highland Plaza (A), Holbrook Townhall (B), Holbrook Public Library (C).

Shopping Centers: Angelo's Shopping Center (1), Angelos Shopping Center (2), New Highland Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Holbrook include: Church of Christ (A), Temple Beth Shalom (B), Holbrook United Methodist Church (C), Winthrop Congregational Church (D).

Cemeteries: Wendell Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Sylvan Lake (A), Lake Holbrook (B).

Post office: (A).  


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Holbrook:
  • 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)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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 Holbrook:
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Holbrook:
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • 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.)

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