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Population (year 2000): 21,209. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,946 (+3.5% change)
Males: 10,904 (51.4%), Females: 10,305 (48.6%)

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $47,002 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Ludlow:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Portuguese (21.2%), Polish (16.8%), French (14.5%), Irish (12.7%), Italian (9.1%), French Canadian (8.5%).

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Ludlow,

For population 25 years and over in Ludlow

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ludlow town

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

14.7% Foreign born (12.9% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Worcester, (3.7 miles pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (52.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (177.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (3.2 miles Auburn, MA Worcester, (3.7 miles MA (4.2 miles Leicester, MA Sunderland, (5.3 miles MA (5.6 miles Hamilton, MA (6.8 miles Millbury, MA (7.4 miles Paxton, MA (7.8 miles Holden,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 90 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $266,900

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 71.85 W

Area code: 413

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Manufacturing (19.0%), Retail trade (13.1%).


 

Crime in Ludlow 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 3 1 1 1 2
    per 100,000 14.1 4.7 4.7 4.7 9.4
Robberies 5 2 6 6 6
    per 100,000 23.6 9.4 28.3 28.3 28.3
Assaults 47 59 35 13 41
    per 100,000 221.6 278.2 165.0 61.3 193.3
Burglaries 39 63 80 77 63
    per 100,000 183.9 297.0 377.2 363.1 297.0
Thefts 255 217 253 202 212
    per 100,000 1202.3 1023.2 1192.9 952.4 999.6
Auto thefts 26 33 37 39 22
    per 100,000 122.6 155.6 174.5 183.9 103.7
127.8 134.5 131.5 100.9 120.0


Average climate in Ludlow, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ludlow,

Ludlow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Ludlow 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 7.2 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Ludlow:
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOSP OF WESTERN MA (14 CHESTNUT PLACE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ludlow:
  • FAIRLAWN REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA)
  • ST VINCENT HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WORCESTER, MA)
  • WORCESTER STATE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WORCESTER, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ludlow:
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 43 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 47 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ludlow:
  • OXFORD (about 7 miles; OXFORD, MA; ID: 43M)
  • SPENCER (about 8 miles; SPENCER, MA; ID: 60M)
  • STERLING (about 13 miles; STERLING, MA; ID: 3B3)

Amtrak station near Ludlow:
  • 5 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Ludlow:
  • JOLIE HAIR AND BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 44 SEWALL STREET; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ludlow:
  • WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,808)
  • CLARK UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,359)
  • FITCHBURG STATE COLLEGE (about 24 miles; FITCHBURG, MA; FT enrollment: 3,660)
Public high school in Ludlow:
  • LUDLOW SENIOR HIGH (Students: 983; Location: 500 CHAPIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ludlow:
  • PAUL R BAIRD MIDDLE (Students: 799; Location: ONE ROONEY ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST STREET (Students: 478; Location: 508 EAST STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VETERANS PARK ELEM (Students: 397; Location: 486 CHAPIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHAPIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 335; Location: 766 CHAPIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LUDLOW ECC (Students: 85; Location: 54 WINSOR STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Ludlow:
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST ELEM SCH (Students: 261; Location: 217 HUBBARD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Ludlow:
  • HUBBARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $305,418; Location: 24 CENTER STREET; 49,533 books; 1,484 audio materials; 1,504 video materials; 144 serial subscriptions)

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Ludlow:
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNEB (1230 AM; 1 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ludlow:
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WCHC (88.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: TRUST OF THE COL OF THE HOLY CROSS)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ludlow:
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)

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