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Population (year 2000): 11,739. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,498 (+15.0% change)
Males: 5,618 (47.9%), Females: 6,121 (52.1%)

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $60,449 (year 2000)
Median house value: $174,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Raynham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (28.4%), Italian (15.6%), English (14.8%), Portuguese (13.4%), French (10.5%), German (5.8%).

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Elevation: 81 feet

Raynham,

For population 25 years and over in Raynham

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raynham town

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

5.7% Foreign born (3.2% Europe, 1.6% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (3.5 miles Taunton, pop. 55,976).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (25.8 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (213.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (2.4 miles Raynham MA (3.5 miles Taunton, MA (6.5 miles Easton, Bridgewater, MA (6.6 miles West MA (7.1 miles Berkley, MA (7.5 miles Bridgewater, Center, MA (7.7 miles Norton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 67 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1998: 66 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2002: 109 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2003: 78 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 122 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $168,300

Latitude: 41.95 N, Longitude: 71.07 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Retail trade (12.4%), Manufacturing (11.2%).


 

Crime in Raynham by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 17.0 8.5 8.5 0.0 0.0
Robberies 4 5 5 8 16
    per 100,000 34.1 42.6 42.6 68.1 136.3
Assaults 46 43 46 58 N/A
    per 100,000 391.9 366.3 391.9 494.1 N/A
Burglaries 40 45 40 39 44
    per 100,000 340.7 383.3 340.7 332.2 374.8
Thefts 389 330 383 452 480
    per 100,000 3313.7 2811.1 3262.6 3850.4 4088.9
Auto thefts 38 54 58 47 52
    per 100,000 323.7 460.0 494.1 400.4 443.0
277.7 265.5 288.4 328.6 N/A


Average climate in Raynham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Raynham,

Raynham-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Raynham city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Raynham:
  • MORTON HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; TAUNTON, MA)
  • TAUNTON STATE HOSP (about 4 miles; TAUNTON, MA)
  • CARITAS GOOD SAMARITAN MED CTR (about 10 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Raynham:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 29 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 29 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 39 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Raynham:
  • TAUNTON MUNI (about 8 miles; TAUNTON, MA; ID: TAN)
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 9 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)
  • MYRICKS (about 9 miles; BERKLEY, MA; ID: 1M8)

Amtrak station near Raynham:
  • 19 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raynham:
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 8 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,843)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 9 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 23 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; FT enrollment: 6,071)
Public primary/middle schools in Raynham:
  • RAYNHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 729; Location: 420 TITICUT RD; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • DR. E.J. LA LIBERTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 777 PLEASANT STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LILLIE B MERRILL (Students: 376; Location: 687 PLEASANT STREET; Grades: PK - 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Raynham:
  • LEARNING LOFT INC (Students: 97; Location: 217 ELM STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE EXPLORATION STATION TWO (Students: 33; Location: 7 ELEANOR ROAD/89 CLAY ST; Grades: PK - 1)
Library in Raynham:
  • RAYNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $193,676; Location: 760 SOUTH MAIN ST.; 32,033 books; 526 audio materials; 239 video materials; 38 serial subscriptions)

Raynham compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Raynham:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPEP (1570 AM; 1 kW; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raynham:
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, 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.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Raynham:
  • 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.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

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