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Population (year 2000): 24,324. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,890 (+2.3% change)
Males: 11,869 (48.8%), Females: 12,455 (51.2%)

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $66,508 (year 2000)
Median house value: $225,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Marshfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Black (0.5%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (45.1%), English (18.0%), Italian (16.0%), German (7.4%), French (6.1%), Polish (4.1%).

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Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Marshfield,

For population 25 years and over in Marshfield

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marshfield town

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

2.8% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Plymouth, (10.0 miles pop. 51,701).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (30.4 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (240.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Marshfield, Bluff-Brant Rock, MA (3.4 miles Ocean Hills, MA (3.7 miles Marshfield Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA (3.9 miles Green MA Duxbury, (4.4 miles Pembroke, MA North (4.7 miles Duxbury, MA (5.2 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 86 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 1997: 136 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2004: 104 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $161,500

Latitude: 42.09 N, Longitude: 70.71 W

Area codes: 781, 339

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.5%), Retail trade (12.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.9%).


 

Crime in Marshfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 4 2 3 1 1
    per 100,000 4.1 16.4 8.2 12.3 4.1 4.1
Robberies 3 1 3 2 6 0
    per 100,000 12.3 4.1 12.3 8.2 24.7 0.0
Assaults 40 47 15 31 24 23
    per 100,000 164.4 193.2 61.7 127.4 98.7 94.6
Burglaries 44 31 25 27 17 33
    per 100,000 180.9 127.4 102.8 111.0 69.9 135.7
Thefts 274 263 210 172 179 205
    per 100,000 1126.5 1081.2 863.3 707.1 735.9 842.8
Auto thefts 18 17 19 16 18 21
    per 100,000 74.0 69.9 78.1 65.8 74.0 86.3
101.9 104.2 67.3 74.2 69.0 70.7


Average climate in Marshfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marshfield,

Marshfield-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the Marshfield city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/18/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center .


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Hospitals/medical centers near Marshfield:
  • JORDAN HOSPITAL INC (about 16 miles; PLYMOUTH, MA)
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA)
  • BROCKTON HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marshfield:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 27 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 43 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 48 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marshfield:
  • MARSHFIELD MUNICIPAL - GEORGE HARLOW FIELD (about 4 miles; MARSHFIELD, MA; ID: 3B2)
  • CRANLAND (about 11 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 11 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marshfield:
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,843)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 27 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 29 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
Public high school in Marshfield:
  • MARSHFIELD HIGH (Students: 1,278; Location: FOREST STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Marshfield:
  • FURNACE BROOK MIDDLE (Students: 1,039; Location: 500 FURNACE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARTINSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 556; Location: 275 FOREST STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH RIVER (Students: 502; Location: HATCH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GOV EDWARD WINSLOW (Students: 440; Location: 60 REGIS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DANIEL WEBSTER (Students: 423; Location: 1456 OCEAN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EAMES SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 165 EAMES WAY; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Marshfield:
  • VENTRESS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $634,560; Location: LIBRARY PLAZA; 63,514 books; 2,431 audio materials; 3,428 video materials; 202 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Marshfield: Marshfield Country Club (A), Marshfield Plaza (B), Marshfield Plaza East (C), Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery (D), Marshfield Town Hall (E).

Shopping Centers: Marshfield Plaza East Shopping Center (1), Webster Square Shops Shopping Center (2).

Church in Marshfield: First Congregational Church (A).

Lakes and swamps: Chandlers Pond (A), Parsons Pond (B), Furnace Pond (C), Green Harbor Marsh (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Furnace Brook (A), Bass Creek (B), Green Harbor Brook (C).


Marshfield 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 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 Marshfield:
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marshfield:
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marshfield:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)

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