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Population (year 2000): 17,214. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,234 (+0.1% change)
Males: 8,287 (48.1%), Females: 8,927 (51.9%)

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $33,913 (year 2000)
Median house value: $111,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Southbridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.7%)
  • Hispanic (20.2%)
  • Other race (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: French (23.8%), French Canadian (13.9%), Irish (13.1%), Italian (8.6%), Polish (7.9%), English (6.9%).

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Elevation: 489 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Southbridge,

For population 25 years and over in Southbridge

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southbridge town

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

5.4% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 1.1% North America, 0.9% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Worcester, (20.8 miles pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (67.3 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (160.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Southbridge, (0.0 miles MA Sturbridge, (2.2 miles MA (5.7 miles Fiskdale, MA Charlton, (6.1 miles MA Dudley, (7.7 miles CT (8.2 miles Quinebaug, MA Holland, (8.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,600

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 72.04 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.8%), Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (12.0%).


 

Crime in Southbridge by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.8 11.6 0.0
Rapes 10 12 15 11 7 9
    per 100,000 58.1 69.7 87.1 63.9 40.7 52.3
Robberies 8 9 9 11 13 9
    per 100,000 46.5 52.3 52.3 63.9 75.5 52.3
Assaults 283 N/A 84 103 40 53
    per 100,000 1644.0 N/A 488.0 598.4 232.4 307.9
Burglaries 165 164 171 154 196 139
    per 100,000 958.5 952.7 993.4 894.6 1138.6 807.5
Thefts 244 240 272 245 188 180
    per 100,000 1417.5 1394.2 1580.1 1423.3 1092.1 1045.7
Auto thefts 24 25 32 36 28 23
    per 100,000 139.4 145.2 185.9 209.1 162.7 133.6
500.9 N/A 295.7 306.5 233.4 207.2


Average climate in Southbridge, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Southbridge,

Southbridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Southbridge city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Southbridge:
  • HARRINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 SOUTH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Southbridge:
  • HUBBARD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; WEBSTER, MA)
  • DAY KIMBALL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; PUTNAM, CT)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Southbridge:
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 18 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 36 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 45 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Southbridge:
  • SOUTHBRIDGE MUNI (about 2 miles; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; ID: 3B0)
  • TOUTANT (about 9 miles; PUTNAM, CT; ID: C44)
  • OXFORD (about 15 miles; OXFORD, MA; ID: 43M)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southbridge:
  • WORCESTER STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,846)
  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS (about 20 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,808)
  • CLARK UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 21 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • ASSUMPTION COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • QUINSIGAMOND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WORCESTER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,359)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (about 24 miles; STORRS, CT; FT enrollment: 16,952)
Public high school in Southbridge:
  • SOUTHBRIDGE HIGH (Students: 566; Location: 25 COLE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Southbridge:
  • MARY E WELLS JR HIGH (Students: 637; Location: 82 MARCY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST STREET (Students: 510; Location: 156 WEST STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EASTFORD ROAD (Students: 460; Location: 120 EASTFORD ROAD; Grades: PK - 01)
  • CHARLTON STREET (Students: 419; Location: 220 CHARLTON STREET; Grades: 02 - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Southbridge:
  • TRINITY CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 247; Location: 11 PINE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE OF (Students: 23; Location: P.O. BOX 129; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTHBRIDGE CHR ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 26 ELLIS RD; Grades: PK - 10)
Library in Southbridge:
  • JACOB EDWARDS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $366,869; Location: 236 MAIN ST.; 57,802 books; 2,002 audio materials; 724 video materials; 141 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Southbridge: Globe Village (A), Joshua Hyde Public Library (B), Globe Village Fire House (C), Southbridge Townhall (D), Southbridge Town Hall (E).

Churches in Southbridge include: Southbridge Methodist Church (A), Elm Street Congregational Church (B), Saint Georges Greek Orthodox Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Notre Dame Church (E), Holy Trinity Church (F), Iglesia Pentacostal Alpha Lota (G).

Cemeteries: Saint Georges Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Oak Ridge Cemetery (3).

Lakes and reservoirs: Carpenter Pond (A), Quinebaug River Reservoir (B), Number One Reservoir (C), Number Two Reservoir (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cady Brook (A), McKinstry Brook (B).

Parks in Southbridge include: Central Mills Historic District (1), Glover Street Historic District (2), High School Street Historic District (3), Windsor Court Historic District (4), Upper Chapin Street Historic District (5).

Post office: (A).  


Southbridge compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Southbridge:
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WESO (970 AM; 1 kW; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southbridge:
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNRC (95.1 FM; DUDLEY, MA; Owner: NICHOLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Southbridge:
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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