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Population (year 2000): 6,268. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,479 (+3.4% change)
Males: 3,003 (47.9%), Females: 3,265 (52.1%)

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $58,466 (year 2000)
Median house value: $196,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Mattapoisett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), English (21.6%), Portuguese (14.2%), French (9.4%), Italian (8.5%), French Canadian (7.8%).

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Elevation: 25 feet

Mattapoisett,

For population 25 years and over in Mattapoisett

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mattapoisett town

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1.9% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bedford, MA New (8.1 miles pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (49.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (223.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (1.0 miles Mattapoisett MA (4.7 miles Marion, Center, MA (4.7 miles Marion MA (5.1 miles Rochester, MA (6.2 miles Fairhaven, Center, MA (6.4 miles Acushnet MA (6.5 miles Acushnet, MA (7.8 miles Weweantic,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2002: 50 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $280,500
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $430,900
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $446,400

Latitude: 41.66 N, Longitude: 70.82 W

Area code: 508

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (12.2%), Manufacturing (11.6%).


 

Crime in Mattapoisett by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 16.0 0.0 16.0
Robberies 0 2 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 31.9 16.0 31.9
Assaults 7 13 13 9
    per 100,000 111.7 207.4 207.4 143.6
Burglaries 18 19 16 8
    per 100,000 287.2 303.1 255.3 127.6
Thefts 68 82 83 66
    per 100,000 1084.9 1308.2 1324.2 1053.0
Auto thefts 2 4 4 2
    per 100,000 31.9 63.8 63.8 31.9
88.4 136.1 122.2 98.3


Average climate in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mattapoisett-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Mattapoisett city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Birthplace of: Francis Davis Millet - (1846-1912), painter.


Hospitals/medical centers near Mattapoisett:
  • SUNHEALTH SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SOE MA (about 9 miles; NEW BEDFORD, MA)
  • CAPE COD & ISLANDS MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 15 miles; POCASSET, MA)
  • FALMOUTH HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; FALMOUTH, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mattapoisett:
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 25 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 39 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 42 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mattapoisett:
  • NEW BEDFORD REGIONAL (about 10 miles; NEW BEDFORD, MA; ID: EWB)
  • PLYMOUTH MUNI (about 18 miles; PLYMOUTH, MA; ID: PYM)
  • MYRICKS (about 19 miles; BERKLEY, MA; ID: 1M8)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mattapoisett:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 13 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,071)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; BRISTOL, RI; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 41 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
Public primary/middle schools in Mattapoisett:
  • OLD ROCHESTER REG HIGH (Students: 749; Location: 135 MARION RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OLD ROCHESTER REG JR HIGH (Students: 498; Location: 133 MARION RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CENTER (Students: 277; Location: 17 BARSTOW STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
  • OLD HAMMONDTOWN (Students: 246; Location: 20 SHAW STREET; Grades: 04 - 06)
Library in Mattapoisett:
  • MATTAPOISETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $187,732; Location: 7 BARSTOW ST.; 23,587 books; 720 audio materials; 311 video materials; 94 serial subscriptions)

Mattapoisett compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 Mattapoisett:
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mattapoisett:
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWTA (88.5 FM; MARION, MA; Owner: TABOR ACADEMY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; WOODS HOLE, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mattapoisett:
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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