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Population (year 2000): 13,882. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,439 (+4.0% change)
Males: 6,812 (49.1%), Females: 7,070 (50.9%)

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $55,303 (year 2000)
Median house value: $156,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Whitman:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (39.5%), Italian (16.5%), English (15.6%), French (6.2%), German (6.0%), French Canadian (5.9%).

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Elevation: 110 feet

Whitman,

For population 25 years and over in Whitman

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitman town

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

2.2% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.3% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (5.9 miles Brockton, pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (19.7 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (225.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Abington, (2.8 miles Bridgewater, MA (3.6 miles East MA (3.7 miles Rockland, MA (5.9 miles Brockton, MA (6.0 miles Hanson, Bridgewater, MA (6.5 miles West


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 70 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2004: 75 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2005: 69 buildings, average cost: $129,000

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 70.94 W

Area code: 781

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Retail trade (16.5%), Manufacturing (11.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Average climate in Whitman, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Whitman,

Whitman-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 18.3 miles away from the Whitman 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 42.9 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 Whitman:
  • BROCKTON HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BROCKTON, MA)
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA)
  • CARITAS GOOD SAMARITAN MED CTR (about 7 miles; BROCKTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whitman:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 20 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 36 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 42 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Whitman:
  • CRANLAND (about 9 miles; HANSON, MA; ID: 28M)
  • MONPONSETT POND (about 10 miles; HALIFAX, MA; ID: MA6)
  • TAUNTON MUNI (about 16 miles; TAUNTON, MA; ID: TAN)

Amtrak station near Whitman:
  • 18 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 Whitman:
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; BROCKTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,161)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 13 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON (about 19 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 9,248)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 21 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
Public high school in Whitman:
  • WHITMAN HANSON REGIONAL (Students: 1,154; Location: 600 FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Whitman:
  • WHITMAN MIDDLE (Students: 640; Location: CORTHELL AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHN H DUVAL (Students: 581; Location: 60 REGAL STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LOUISE A CONLEY (Students: 501; Location: 100 FOREST STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PARK AVENUE ECC (Students: 100; Location: 305 PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Whitman:
  • THE BUSY BEE PRESCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 69 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Whitman:
  • WHITMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $258,884; Location: 100 WEBSTER STREET; 40,196 books; 657 audio materials; 1,766 video materials; 144 serial subscriptions)

Whitman compared to Massachusetts 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.

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitman:
  • 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)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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 Whitman:
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whitman:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)

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