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Population (year 2000): 22,824. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,112 (+1.3% change)
Males: 11,412 (50.0%), Females: 11,412 (50.0%)

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $74,757 (year 2000)
Median house value: $245,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Walpole:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (39.9%), Italian (20.4%), English (14.6%), German (9.6%), Polish (4.3%), French (4.2%).

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Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Walpole,

For population 25 years and over in Walpole

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walpole town

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

5.5% Foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% North America, 0.7% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Newton, (13.9 miles pop. 83,829).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (16.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (208.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Walpole, (0.0 miles MA (4.4 miles Norwood, MA (4.7 miles Sharon, MA (5.2 miles Medfield, MA (5.2 miles Foxborough,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 115 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1997: 65 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 1998: 104 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $316,200

Latitude: 42.14 N, Longitude: 71.25 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.8%), Manufacturing (11.4%), Retail trade (11.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.4%).


 

Crime in Walpole by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 1 2 5 1
    per 100,000 4.4 13.1 4.4 8.8 21.9 4.4
Robberies 1 1 2 2 1 1
    per 100,000 4.4 4.4 8.8 8.8 4.4 4.4
Assaults 1 8 8 7 4 18
    per 100,000 4.4 35.1 35.1 30.7 17.5 78.9
Burglaries 30 23 23 22 15 28
    per 100,000 131.4 100.8 100.8 96.4 65.7 122.7
Thefts 224 219 235 213 233 223
    per 100,000 981.4 959.5 1029.6 933.2 1020.9 977.0
Auto thefts 17 17 19 22 10 9
    per 100,000 74.5 74.5 83.2 96.4 43.8 39.4
58.4 65.0 66.3 64.1 62.5 69.7


Average climate in Walpole, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Walpole,

Walpole-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Walpole 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 7.0 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Todd Collins - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Nov 5, 1971), Matt Wolff - College basketball player (Boston U. Terriers), Tim Clifford - College basketball player (Holy Cross Crusaders).


Hospitals/medical centers near Walpole:
  • CARITAS NORWOOD HOSPITAL, INC (about 5 miles; NORWOOD, MA)
  • MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MEDFIELD, MA)
  • WESTWOOD PEMBROKE HEALTH SYSTEMS (about 6 miles; WESTWOOD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Walpole:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 23 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 23 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 32 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Walpole:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 7 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • NORFOLK (about 9 miles; NORFOLK, MA; ID: 32M)
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 11 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)

Amtrak stations near Walpole:
  • 9 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: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.). Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walpole:
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,659)
  • WELLESLEY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • MASSACHUSETTS BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; WELLESLEY HILLS, MA; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 13 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; FRAMINGHAM, MA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
Public high schools in Walpole:
  • WALPOLE HIGH (Students: 1,000; Location: 275 COMMON STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORFOLK COUNTY AGR (Students: 421; Location: 400 MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Walpole:
  • FISHER (Students: 661; Location: 1 GOULD STREET; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • ELEANOR N JOHNSON MIDDLE (Students: 458; Location: 111 ROBBINS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BOYDEN (Students: 279; Location: 1874 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • ELM STREET SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 415 ELM STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Walpole:
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 808 EAST STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTH WALPOLE COUNTRY DAY SCHL (Students: 55; Location: 61 HIGH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE HOME LONGVIEW FARM (Students: 28; Location: 339 LINCOLN RD; Grades: 6 - 9; Boys only)
  • CHILDRENS WORLD LEARNING CTR (Students: 12; Location: 201 CONEY STREET; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Walpole:
  • WALPOLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $587,951; Location: 65 COMMON ST.; 108,735 books; 1,942 audio materials; 2,566 video materials; 156 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Population of Walpole is about 22,000, not 5000.

Notable location: Walpole Public Library (A).

Churches in Walpole include: United Church in Walpole (A), Epiphany Episcopal Church (B), Blessed Sacrament Church (C).

Cemetery: Guild Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Clark Pond (A), Memorial Pond (B), Diamond Pond (C), Rainbow Pond (D), Stockwell Ponds (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: School Meadow Brook (A).

Park in Walpole: Blackburn Memorial Park (1).


Walpole compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Walpole:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIS (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, MA; Owner: DISCUSSION RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walpole:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Walpole:
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • 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.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

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