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Population (year 2000): 27,149. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,692 (-1.7% change)
Males: 13,027 (48.0%), Females: 14,122 (52.0%)

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $57,838 (year 2000)
Median house value: $174,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Stoughton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Black (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (25.0%), Italian (13.8%), Portuguese (10.3%), English (8.6%), German (5.5%), Russian (5.0%).

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Elevation: 236 feet

Stoughton,

For population 25 years and over in Stoughton

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stoughton town

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

13.7% Foreign born (8.6% Europe, 2.4% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (6.3 miles Brockton, pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (13.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (217.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (3.7 miles Canton, MA (4.2 miles Avon, MA Randolph, (5.0 miles MA (5.6 miles Sharon, MA (6.3 miles Brockton, MA (6.6 miles Holbrook,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 48 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 1998: 123 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $270,500
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $217,300

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 71.10 W

Area code: 781

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (12.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.0%).


 

Crime in Stoughton by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 7.4 0.0
Rapes 1 12 9 10
    per 100,000 3.7 44.2 33.2 36.8
Robberies 9 10 17 12
    per 100,000 33.2 36.8 62.6 44.2
Assaults 15 N/A 70 94
    per 100,000 55.3 N/A 257.8 346.2
Burglaries 35 103 113 131
    per 100,000 128.9 379.4 416.2 482.5
Thefts 253 256 240 238
    per 100,000 931.9 942.9 884.0 876.6
Auto thefts 64 69 66 66
    per 100,000 235.7 254.2 243.1 243.1
87.6 N/A 174.9 185.5


Average climate in Stoughton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stoughton,

Stoughton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Stoughton 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 8.5 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in Stoughton:
  • NEW ENGLAND SINIAI HOSP & REHAB CENTER (150 YORK ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Stoughton:
  • MASSACHUSETTS HOSPITAL SCHOOL (about 4 miles; CANTON, MA)
  • CARITAS GOOD SAMARITAN MED CTR (about 6 miles; BROCKTON, MA)
  • BROCKTON HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Stoughton:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 18 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 27 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 36 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Stoughton:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 6 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 11 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)
  • NORFOLK (about 19 miles; NORFOLK, MA; ID: 32M)

Amtrak stations near Stoughton:
  • 7 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.
  • 16 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stoughton:
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,659)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 14 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 14 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
Public high school in Stoughton:
  • STOUGHTON HIGH (Students: 1,258; Location: 232 PEARL STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Stoughton:
  • O'DONNELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 995; Location: 211 CUSHING STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOSEPH H GIBBONS (Students: 457; Location: 235 MORTON STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOSEPH R DAWE JR ELEM (Students: 409; Location: 131 PINE STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY (Students: 304; Location: 1322 CENTRAL STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 296; Location: 171 ASH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HELEN HANSEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 275; Location: 1800 CENTRAL STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EDWIN A JONES ECC (Students: 73; Location: 137 WALNUT STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Stoughton:
  • SOUTH AREA SOLOMON SCHECHTER D (Students: 203; Location: 710 TURNPIKE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SHALOH HOUSE OHOLEI TORAH (Students: 45; Location: 50 ETHYL WAY; Grades: PK - 2)
Library in Stoughton:
  • STOUGHTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $878,549; Location: 84 PARK ST.; 91,287 books; 1,931 audio materials; 1,587 video materials; 228 serial subscriptions)

Stoughton compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Stoughton:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, 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)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stoughton:
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Stoughton:
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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