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Population (year 2000): 17,189. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,414 (+1.3% change)
Males: 7,982 (46.4%), Females: 9,207 (53.6%)

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $58,557 (year 2000)
Median house value: $253,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Newburyport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (30.6%), English (19.1%), Italian (13.0%), French (9.0%), German (7.3%), Polish (6.6%).

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Elevation: 37 feet

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Newburyport,

For population 25 years and over in Newburyport

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newburyport city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

4.1% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +851 (+5.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Haverhill, (14.5 miles pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (36.9 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (254.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Salisbury, (3.4 miles MA Amesbury, (4.6 miles NH Seabrook, (5.7 miles MA Rowley, (6.5 miles Falls, NH (7.2 miles Hampton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 43 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 1999: 121 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $234,400

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 70.88 W

Area code: 978


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,038 (+11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,034 (33.0%)

Crime in Newburyport (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (23.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 16 assaults (92.2 per 100,000)
  • 37 burglaries (213.3 per 100,000)
  • 206 thefts (1187.4 per 100,000)
  • 6 auto thefts (34.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 93.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Crime in Newburyport (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (22.9 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (22.9 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (68.8 per 100,000)
  • 86 burglaries (492.8 per 100,000)
  • 160 thefts (916.7 per 100,000)
  • 19 auto thefts (108.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 111.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newburyport,

Newburyport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Newburyport city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category 3 tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Robert S. Mulliken, George Whitefield - (1714-1770), Church of England minister, Methodist leader, Ed Hill - NHL player (Carolina Hurricanes, born: Oct 24, 1980), Tristram Dalton - (1738-1817), politician.


Hospital/medical center in Newburyport:
  • ANNA JAQUES HOSPITAL (25 HIGHLAND AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Newburyport:
  • BALDPATE HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; GEORGETOWN, MA)
  • LAWRENCE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; LAWRENCE, MA)
  • EXETER HOSPITAL INC (about 14 miles; EXETER, NH)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newburyport:
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 18 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 33 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 37 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newburyport:
  • PLUM ISLAND (about 4 miles; NEWBURYPORT, MA; ID: 2B2)
  • HAMPTON AIRFIELD (about 11 miles; HAMPTON, NH; ID: 7B3)
  • BEVERLY MUNI (about 16 miles; BEVERLY, MA; ID: BVY)

Amtrak stations near Newburyport:
  • 13 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.). Services: ticket office.
  • 15 miles: HAVERHILL (WASHINGTON ST. @ RAILROAD SQUARE). Services: ticket office.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 51 $164,667 $38,745 79 $62,404
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 208 $1,068,892 $61,666 39 $51,960


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newburyport:
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,388)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; DANVERS, MA; FT enrollment: 3,663)
  • MERRIMACK COLLEGE (about 19 miles; NORTH ANDOVER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,384)
  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SALEM, MA; FT enrollment: 5,917)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 23 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; MEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 3,638)
Public high school in Newburyport:
  • NEWBURYPORT HIGH (Students: 769; Location: 241 HIGH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newburyport:
  • RUPERT A NOCK MIDDLE (Students: 732; Location: 70 LOW STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • FRANCIS T BRESNAHAN ELEM (Students: 491; Location: 333 HIGH STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GEORGE W BROWN (Students: 292; Location: MILK STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • RIVER VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 2 PERRY WAY; Grades: KG - 08)
  • KELLEY (Students: 97; Location: 149 HIGH STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Newburyport:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NEWBURYPORT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 20 PLEASANT ST.; Grades: PK - 3)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTR (Students: 15; Location: 151 LOW STREET; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Newburyport:
  • NEWBURYPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $779,500; Location: 94 STATE ST.; 85,599 books; 3,260 audio materials; 1,266 video materials; 296 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Newburyport: Newburyport Harbor Light (A), Port Plaza (B), Curzon Mill (C), Dexter Industrial Green (D), Newburyport City Hall (E), Healy House (F), Joppan House (G), Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce (H), Cushing House (I), Dalton House (J).

Churches in Newburyport include: Central Congregational Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First Religious Society Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D).

Cemeteries: Belleville Cemetery (1), Sawyer Hill Burying Ground (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Highland Cemetery (4), Oak Hill Cemetery (5).

Lakes and reservoirs: Frog Pond (A), Artichoke River Reservoir (B), Frog Pond (C).

Rivers and creeks: Artichoke River (A), Black Rock Creek (B).

Parks in Newburyport include: Cashman Park (1), Atkinson Common (2), Bartlett Mall (3), Brown Square (4).


Newburyport compared to Massachusetts 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Newburyport:
  • WNBP (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: RADIO NEWBURYPORT, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newburyport:
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, 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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Newburyport:
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 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)
  • 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)

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