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Population (year 2000): 20,136. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,726 (+2.9% change)
Males: 9,783 (48.6%), Females: 10,353 (51.4%)

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $61,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $178,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Sandwich:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (31.8%), English (20.0%), Italian (12.9%), German (8.5%), French (6.7%), United States (4.9%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Sandwich,

For population 25 years and over in Sandwich

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandwich town

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

3.1% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Plymouth, (17.8 miles pop. 51,701).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (56.1 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (245.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Sandwich, MA (2.8 miles Sagamore, MA (5.3 miles Forestdale, Sandwich, MA (5.5 miles East MA (7.8 miles Mashpee, Bay, MA Buzzards (7.8 miles Beach, MA (7.9 miles Monument MA Bourne, (7.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 141 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 163 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1999: 126 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2004: 131 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $362,000

Latitude: 41.76 N, Longitude: 70.50 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.6%), Retail trade (14.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.4%).


 

Crime in Sandwich by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 2 2 2 18 3
    per 100,000 19.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 89.4 14.9
Robberies 2 0 2 4 0 7
    per 100,000 9.9 0.0 9.9 19.9 0.0 34.8
Assaults 53 47 45 50 76 57
    per 100,000 263.2 233.4 223.5 248.3 377.4 283.1
Burglaries 31 24 34 28 107 113
    per 100,000 154.0 119.2 168.9 139.1 531.4 561.2
Thefts 208 242 270 226 213 172
    per 100,000 1033.0 1201.8 1340.9 1122.4 1057.8 854.2
Auto thefts 15 2 8 5 18 13
    per 100,000 74.5 9.9 39.7 24.8 89.4 64.6
121.6 107.9 125.2 116.2 197.9 151.6


Average climate in Sandwich, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sandwich,
Hospitals/medical centers near Sandwich:
  • REHAB HOSP OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS (about 5 miles; EAST SANDWICH, MA)
  • CAPE COD & ISLANDS MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 10 miles; POCASSET, MA)
  • JORDAN HOSPITAL INC (about 13 miles; PLYMOUTH, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sandwich:
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 18 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 27 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)
  • NANTUCKET MEMORIAL (about 47 miles; NANTUCKET, MA; ID: ACK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sandwich:
  • OTIS ANGB (about 8 miles; FALMOUTH, MA; ID: FMH)
  • CAPE COD (about 9 miles; MARSTON MILLS, MA; ID: 2B1)
  • FALMOUTH AIRPARK (about 13 miles; FALMOUTH, MA; ID: 5B6)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandwich:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 35 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,071)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 37 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
Public primary/middle school in Sandwich:
  • HENRY T WING (Students: 965; Location: 33 WATER ST, RTE 130; Grades: PK - 08)
Library in Sandwich:
  • SANDWICH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $596,605; Location: 142 MAIN STREET; 57,316 books; 1,915 audio materials; 2,706 video materials; 269 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Sandwich: Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery (A), Dexter Grist Mill (B), Heritage Plantation of Sandwich (C), Daniel Webster Inn (D), Sandwich Glass Museum (E), Yesteryears Doll Museum (F), Burgess Museum (G), The Sandwich Town Hall (H), The Old Hokie House (I), The Historical Museum (J), Dillingham House (K), Ellis House (L).

Church in Sandwich: The Congregational Church (A).

Cemeteries: Bay View Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2).

Lakes and swamps: Upper Shawme Lake (A), Shawme Lake (B), Doughnut Pond (C), Dexter Bog (D).

Creeks: Old Harbor Creek (A), Dock Creek (B), Mill Creek (C).

Beach: Town Beach (A).


Sandwich 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandwich:
  • 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)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandwich:
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; SANDWICH, MA; Owner: SANDWICH MASS. PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WKKL (90.7 FM; WEST BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Sandwich:
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)

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.

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