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Population (year 2000): 13,473. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,003 (+3.9% change)
Males: 6,473 (48.0%), Females: 7,000 (52.0%)

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $65,014 (year 2000)
Median house value: $172,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Wilbraham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), Polish (15.5%), English (15.1%), Italian (14.1%), French (12.5%), German (11.7%).

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Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

Wilbraham,

For population 25 years and over in Wilbraham

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilbraham town

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

4.2% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Springfield, (7.9 miles pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (93.4 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (142.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Wilbraham, MA (5.5 miles Hampden, Rivers, MA (5.6 miles Three Longmeadow, MA (7.5 miles East MA (7.6 miles Palmer, MA (7.9 miles Bondsville, MA Springfield, (7.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 37 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $253,000
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $235,800
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $195,000

Latitude: 42.14 N, Longitude: 72.44 W

Area code: 413

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.2%), Manufacturing (12.3%), Retail trade (10.6%).


 

Crime in Wilbraham by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.4 0.0
Rapes 3 0 3 1 2 1
    per 100,000 22.3 0.0 22.3 7.4 14.8 7.4
Robberies 1 1 1 2 1 1
    per 100,000 7.4 7.4 7.4 14.8 7.4 7.4
Assaults 23 18 19 25 14 10
    per 100,000 170.7 133.6 141.0 185.6 103.9 74.2
Burglaries 43 31 50 38 39 33
    per 100,000 319.2 230.1 371.1 282.0 289.5 244.9
Thefts 198 147 246 223 180 176
    per 100,000 1469.6 1091.1 1825.9 1655.2 1336.0 1306.3
Auto thefts 28 31 38 41 21 23
    per 100,000 207.8 230.1 282.0 304.3 155.9 170.7
143.0 107.1 160.9 154.8 122.5 103.1


Average climate in Wilbraham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wilbraham,

Wilbraham-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Wilbraham city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 tornado 29.2 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.


Birthplace of: Erin Crocker - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Mar 23, 1981), Joshua Hulseberg - College football player (Cornell Big Red).


Main business address for: FRIENDLY ICE CREAM CORP (RETAIL-EATING PLACES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Wilbraham:
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOSP OF WESTERN MA (about 4 miles; LUDLOW, MA)
  • WING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; PALMER, MA)
  • PARK VIEW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilbraham:
  • WESTOVER ARB/METROPOLITAN (about 8 miles; SPRINGFIELD/CHICOPEE, MA; ID: CEF)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 19 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 22 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilbraham:
  • METROPOLITAN (about 11 miles; PALMER, MA; ID: PMX)
  • ELLINGTON (about 16 miles; ELLINGTON, CT; ID: 7B9)
  • NORTHAMPTON (about 17 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; ID: 7B2)

Amtrak stations near Wilbraham:
  • 12 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WINDSOR LOCKS (S. MAIN ST. (RTE. 159)). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilbraham:
  • WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE (about 6 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,285)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,026)
  • MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SOUTH HADLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,029)
  • HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; HOLYOKE, MA; FT enrollment: 3,747)
  • SMITH COLLEGE (about 19 miles; NORTHAMPTON, MA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST (about 21 miles; AMHERST, MA; FT enrollment: 21,468)
Public high school in Wilbraham:
  • MINNECHAUG REG HIGH (Students: 1,304; Location: 621 MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Wilbraham:
  • WILBRAHAM AND MONSON ACADEMY (Students: 359; Location: 423 MAIN STREET; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wilbraham:
  • WILBRAHAM MIDDLE (Students: 469; Location: 466 STONY HILL RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MILE TREE ELEMENTARY (Students: 395; Location: 625 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 01)
  • SOULE ROAD (Students: 372; Location: 300 SOULE RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • STONY HILL SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 675 STONY HILL ROAD; Grades: 02 - 06)
  • MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 337; Location: 310 MAIN STREET; Grades: 02 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Wilbraham:
  • COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 88 STONY HILL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE KID'S PLACE (Students: 51; Location: 2149 BOSTON RD PO BOX 606; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE KIDS PLACE (Students: 42; Location: PO BOX 606; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Wilbraham:
  • WILBRAHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $554,588; Location: CRANE PARK DRIVE; 62,473 books; 3,423 audio materials; 3,048 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Old Meeting House Museum (A).

Churches in Wilbraham include: United Church (A), Saint Cecilias Parish Church (B), Wilbraham Bible Church (C).

Cemetery: Woodland Dell Cemetery (1).

Lakes and swamps: Spectacle Pond (A), Ninemile Pond (B), Cedar Swamp (C).

Parks in Wilbraham include: Academy Historic District (1), Crane Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Wilbraham 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilbraham:
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHNP (1600 AM; 3 kW; EAST LONGMEADOW, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilbraham:
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WCCH (103.5 FM; HOLYOKE, MA; Owner: HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMAS-FM (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: LAPPIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEIB (106.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: CUTTING EDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilbraham:
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)

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