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Demographics Analysis

The people of Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 394

5 to 9 years : 335

10 to 14 years : 477

15 to 17 years : 366

18 and 19 years : 247

20 years : 101

21 years : 85

22 to 24 years : 287

25 to 29 years : 420

30 to 34 years : 337

35 to 39 years : 533

40 to 44 years : 518

45 to 49 years : 639

50 to 54 years : 801

55 to 59 years : 373

60 and 61 years : 215

62 to 64 years : 245

65 and 66 years : 142

67 to 69 years : 248

70 to 74 years : 215

75 to 79 years : 248

80 to 84 years : 200

85 years and over : 138

Female:

Under 5 years : 247

5 to 9 years : 316

10 to 14 years : 409

15 to 17 years : 372

18 and 19 years : 177

20 years : 128

21 years : 114

22 to 24 years : 229

25 to 29 years : 309

30 to 34 years : 410

35 to 39 years : 550

40 to 44 years : 788

45 to 49 years : 673

50 to 54 years : 660

55 to 59 years : 682

60 and 61 years : 136

62 to 64 years : 270

65 and 66 years : 127

67 to 69 years : 285

70 to 74 years : 501

75 to 79 years : 347

80 to 84 years : 331

85 years and over : 486


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,036

Multiple ancestry : 6,133

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 25

Ancestry not reported : 917


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,020

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 23

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 72

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 845

Not a U.S. citizen : 151


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 641

5 to 17 years : 2,275

18 to 24 years : 1,368

25 to 34 years : 1,476

35 to 44 years : 2,389

45 to 54 years : 2,773

55 to 59 years : 1,055

60 and 61 years : 351

62 to 64 years : 515

65 to 74 years : 1,518

75 years and over : 1,750

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 523

5 to 17 years : 1,862

18 to 24 years : 1,229

25 to 34 years : 1,409

35 to 44 years : 1,842

45 to 54 years : 2,122

55 to 59 years : 833

60 and 61 years : 252

62 to 64 years : 378

65 to 74 years : 1,252

75 years and over : 1,465

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 118

5 to 17 years : 402

18 to 24 years : 139

25 to 34 years : 32

35 to 44 years : 321

45 to 54 years : 416

55 to 59 years : 127

60 and 61 years : 44

62 to 64 years : 53

65 to 74 years : 94

75 years and over : 107

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 217

45 to 54 years : 198

55 to 59 years : 95

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 84

65 to 74 years : 160

75 years and over : 178


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,112

Female : 7,055

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 993

Female : 860

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 26

Female : 69

Foreign born:

Male : 433

Female : 563


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 12,801

Born in other state in the United States : 1,770

Native: born outside the United States : 95

Foreign born : 954


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 3,677

Now married, except separated : 5,059

Divorced : 1,270

Separated : 195

Widowed : 1,194

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 363

Now married, except separated : 869

Divorced : 144

Separated : 37

Widowed : 45

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 63

Divorced : 21

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 615

Divorced : 96

Separated : 37

Widowed : 216


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 13,884

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 123

Speak English less than "very well" : 77

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 231

Speak English less than "very well" : 107

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 514

Speak English less than "very well" : 331

German:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 35

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 41

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Hmong:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • Portuguese: 5,384   (27.2%)
  • English: 2,756   (13.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 2,514   (12.7%)
  • Irish: 2,382   (12.0%)
  • French Canadian: 1,372   (6.9%)
  • Polish: 1,064   (5.4%)
  • Italian: 921   (4.7%)
  • Other Groups: 547   (2.8%)
  • German: 476   (2.4%)
  • United States Or American: 449   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 321   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 263   (1.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 229   (1.2%)
  • Swedish: 149   (0.8%)
  • Arab: 147   (0.7%)
  • Greek: 129   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 117   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 84   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 66   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 59   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 55   (0.3%)
  • British: 54   (0.3%)
  • Brazilian: 47   (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 35   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 30   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 30   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 28   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 13   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 12   (0.1%)
  • European: 10   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 10   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 6   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 6   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts is 16,111



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts: 7,564
Female Population in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts: 8,547


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts: 42.2
Median Female Resident Age in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts: 46.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

45.7

Male

43.7

Female

47.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

35.8

Male

32.8

Female

45.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

54.0

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.6

Male

40.1

Female

33.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.5

Male

53.5

Female

19.0

Other


Both sexes

40.2

Male

38.8

Female

42.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

27.0

Male

25.3

Female

27.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.0

Male

26.5

Female

26.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.8

Male

43.8

Female

47.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 15,620
  • African American: 72
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 104
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 121
  • Two or More Races: 194



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 71   (1.34%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 54   (1.02%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 114   (2.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 277   (5.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 160   (3.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 229   (4.31%)
  • 11th Grade: 178   (3.35%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 183   (3.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,928   (36.3%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 374   (7.04%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 463   (8.72%)
  • Associate Degree: 312   (5.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 676   (12.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 198   (3.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 54   (1.02%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 40   (0.75%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 59   (0.93%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 63   (0.99%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 91   (1.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 365   (5.75%)
  • 9th Grade: 243   (3.83%)
  • 10th Grade: 254   (4%)
  • 11th Grade: 167   (2.63%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 197   (3.1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,219   (34.93%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 360   (5.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 886   (13.95%)
  • Associate Degree: 440   (6.93%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 658   (10.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 247   (3.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 82   (1.29%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 21   (0.33%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Schools (Private) In Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • St Joseph School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 100 Spring Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719, Phone: (508) 996-1983, Students: 143 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • Millicent Library


    45 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 02719

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts


  • Fairhaven Historical Society Inc


    1 Farmfield St, Fairhaven, MA 02719

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts


Bar


(1) Point May   (2) Puppy Rocks   (3) Seal Island Rocks  

Bay


(1) Little Bay   (2) Nasketucket Bay   (3) North Cove   (4) Round Cove   (5) Shaws Cove  

Beach


(1) Brant Beach  

Building


(1) Fairhaven Fire Department   (2) Fairhaven High School Library   (3) Fairhaven Police Department   (4) Fairhaven Townhall   (5) Millicent Library  

Cape


(1) North Point   (2) Rocky Point  

Church


(1) New Boston Chapel  

Civil


(1) Town Of Fairhaven  

Crossing


(1) Interchange Twenty-four  

Island


(1) Brant Island   (2) Fish Island   (3) Gull Island   (4) Little Egg Island   (5) Long Island   (6) Old Kelick Rock   (7) Pea Island   (8) Round Island   (9) Seal Island   (10) Wards Rock   (11) West Island   (12) Whale Rock   (13) White Rock  

Locale


(1) Berdon Plaza   (2) Fairhaven Plaza  

Park


(1) Camp Echo   (2) Cushman Park   (3) South Shore Marshes Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) East Fairhaven   (2) Fairhaven   (3) Harbor View   (4) Knollmere   (5) Nasketucket   (6) Pope Beach   (7) Silver Shell Beach   (8) Wigwam Beach  

School


(1) East Fairhaven School   (2) Elizabeth Hastings Junior High School   (3) Fairhaven High School   (4) Leroy Wood Grammar School   (5) Rogers School   (6) Tripp School  

Stream


(1) Nasketucket River  

Swamp


(1) Mattapoisett River Marshes   (2) Sconticut Neck Marshes   (3) West Island Marshes  

Tower


(1) Wjfd-fm New Bedford  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

02719 (pop. 16,159)


Cities Nearby Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

New Bedford City, MA  (pop. 94,899) 3.0 Miles
Acushnet Center Cdp, MA  (pop. 3,374) 3.6 Miles
Bliss Corner Cdp, MA  (pop. 5,924) 3.7 Miles
Mattapoisett Town, MA  (pop. 6,456) 4.4 Miles
Mattapoisett Center Cdp, MA  (pop. 3,071) 4.5 Miles
Acushnet Town, MA  (pop. 10,372) 4.6 Miles
Dartmouth Town, MA  (pop. 34,447) 4.8 Miles
Smith Mills Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,914) 5.3 Miles
Marion Center Cdp, MA  (pop. 1,185) 7.6 Miles
Marion Town, MA  (pop. 5,167) 8.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

508



Elevation in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts is 23.0 ft. (7.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 41.634152 N        Long: -70.881401 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 292   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 222   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 410   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 458   (6.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 848   (11.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,136   (14.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,274   (16.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 793   (10.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 450   (5.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 436   (5.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 139   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 85   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 592   (7.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 531   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 7,188

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 574

In 3-person carpool : 46

In 4-person carpool : 75

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 15

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 45

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 10

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 81

Other means : 63

Worked at home : 127


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 307

5 to 9 minutes : 1,257

10 to 14 minutes : 1,735

15 to 19 minutes : 1,467

20 to 24 minutes : 1,071

25 to 29 minutes : 267

30 to 34 minutes : 722

35 to 39 minutes : 172

40 to 44 minutes : 89

45 to 59 minutes : 502

60 to 89 minutes : 331

90 or more minutes : 177


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 2,263

No Social Security income : 4,334


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 1,507

No retirement income : 5,090


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 136

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 135

$20,000 to $24,999 : 131

$25,000 to $29,999 : 215

$30,000 to $34,999 : 158

$35,000 to $39,999 : 237

$40,000 to $44,999 : 216

$45,000 to $49,999 : 183

$50,000 to $59,999 : 290

$60,000 to $74,999 : 461

$75,000 to $99,999 : 860

$100,000 to $124,999 : 539

$125,000 to $149,999 : 324

$150,000 to $199,999 : 198

$200,000 or more : 88


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $71,820


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • WPMZ (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; East Providence, RI; Owner: Video Mundo Broadcasting Co., Llc)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHTB (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fall River, MA; Owner: Sne Broadcasting, Ltd.)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerset, MA; Owner: Bristol County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WVBF (1530 AM; 2.2 kW; Middleboro, MA; Owner: Steven J. Callahan)
  • WADK (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Newport, RI; Owner: Astro Tele-communications Corp.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Warwick, RI; Owner: Blount Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • WKKB (100.3 FM; Tiverton, RI; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wkkb Licensee, Llc)
  • WFRQ (101.1 FM; Mashpee, MA; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; Falmouth, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Edgartown, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Middletown, RI; Owner: Rhode Island Public Radio)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: The Wheeler School)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: The Wheeler School)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; Fairhaven, MA; Owner: New Bedford Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; Bristol, RI; Owner: Roger Williams University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: Academy Of The Immaculate, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Middleboro, MA; Owner: Home Improvement Ministries)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Middleboro, MA; Owner: Talking Information Center, Incorporated)
  • WWTA (88.5 FM; Marion, MA; Owner: Tabor Academy)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Mashpee, MA; Owner: Cape Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Jamestown, RI; Owner: Mother Of Life Center, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bourne, MA; Owner: The Exec. Comm. Of Trts)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Connecticut River Educational Radio, Inc.)
  • WUMD (89.3 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Fall River, MA; Owner: Fall River & New Bedford Outreach Center Inc)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WJHD (90.7 FM; Portsmouth, RI; Owner: Portsmouth Abbey School)
  • WTKL (91.1 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WBIM-FM (91.5 FM; Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Bridgewater State College)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; East Sandwich, MA; Owner: Sandwich, Massachusetts Public Schools)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Aritaur Communications, Inc.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; East Providence, RI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; East Providence, RI; Owner: Brown Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; Fairhaven, MA; Owner: Wjfd-fm, Inc.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • WJAR (Channel 10; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; Rehoboth, MA; Owner: Tvl Broadcasting Of Rhode Island, Llc)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; West Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Norwell Television, Llc)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; Tiverton, RI; Owner: Global Broadcasting Of Southern New England Llc)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Wnac, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 895  (22.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 459  (11.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 710  (17.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 118  (2.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 737  (18.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,458  (37.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 644  (16.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,466  (38.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 12 Farms In Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Citizens Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $201.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 864

Rockland Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 79

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Bankfive - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $767.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

Santander Bank, N.a. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $77.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 702

Baycoast Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 17

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

  • New Bedford Regional


    (about 4.9 miles in Acushnet, Massachusetts; Airport Code: EWB)

  • Taunton Municipal King Field


    (about 18.0 miles in East Taunton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA3)

  • Cape Cod CGAS


    (about 18.6 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Otis AFB


    (about 18.6 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 20.6 miles in North Carver, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PYM)

  • Martha's Vineyard Airport


    (about 21.6 miles in West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MVY)

  • Newport State


    (about 21.9 miles in Middletown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NPT)

  • Katama Airpark


    (about 26.5 miles in Edgartown, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA1)

  • Quonset State


    (about 27.5 miles in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: ZXU)

  • Quonset State Air Reserve National Guard Helipad


    (about 27.8 miles in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NCO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.52%

Carpooled

7.64%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.45%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.06%

Ferryboat

0.29%

Taxicab

0.32%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.26%

Walked

1.65%

Other Means

0.93%

Worked At Home

1.87%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,132

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 229

Female householder, no husband present : 839

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,052

Householder not living alone : 345


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 11

Male householder and female partner : 204

Female householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and male partner : 182

All other households : 6,189


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,807

Renter-occupied housing units : 325

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 182

Renter-occupied housing units : 47

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 563

Renter-occupied housing units : 276

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,389

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,008


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 420

$10,000 to $14,999 : 443

$15,000 to $19,999 : 431

$20,000 to $24,999 : 231

$25,000 to $29,999 : 358

$30,000 to $34,999 : 285

$35,000 to $39,999 : 326

$40,000 to $44,999 : 376

$45,000 to $49,999 : 199

$50,000 to $59,999 : 407

$60,000 to $74,999 : 633

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,144

$100,000 to $124,999 : 629

$125,000 to $149,999 : 363

$150,000 to $199,999 : 255

$200,000 or more : 97


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 7,495


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 6,597

Vacant : 898


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 83

Built 2000 to 2004 : 133

Built 1990 to 1999 : 391

Built 1980 to 1989 : 475

Built 1970 to 1979 : 543

Built 1960 to 1969 : 937

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,092

Built 1940 to 1949 : 789

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,052


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 4,274

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 90

Electricity : 426

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,570

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 169

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 68

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 32

$100,000 to $124,999 : 85

$125,000 to $149,999 : 69

$150,000 to $174,999 : 195

$175,000 to $199,999 : 243

$200,000 to $249,999 : 1,101

$250,000 to $299,999 : 1,022

$300,000 to $399,999 : 1,149

$400,000 to $499,999 : 530

$500,000 to $749,999 : 302

$750,000 to $999,999 : 86

$1,000,000 or more : 75


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 125

Home equity loan only : 823

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 37

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,196

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,760


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : $510,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $458,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $372,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $331,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $301,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $284,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $249,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $265,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $270,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts: 62.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 93.21%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 1.23%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.56%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 42 42 $4,238,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $4,238,500
2000        
  Single Family 51 51 $5,821,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 51 $5,821,000
2001        
  Single Family 26 26 $3,316,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $3,316,000
2002        
  Single Family 27 27 $3,614,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $3,614,000
2003        
  Single Family 25 25 $3,419,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $3,419,000
2004        
  Single Family 40 40 $7,525,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 40 $7,525,000
2005        
  Single Family 71 71 $19,114,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 9 27 $3,627,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

80 98 $22,741,000
2006        
  Single Family 43 43 $9,630,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

43 43 $9,630,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Fairhaven Town, MA): $41,696
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fairhaven Town): $133,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fairhaven Town): $576
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 65.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 4.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 26.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 1.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Community Nurse & Hospice Care


     Address: 62 Center St, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Southcoast Home Care


     Address: 200 Mill Road, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/16/1973

Overlook Vna - New Bedford


     Address: One Merrills Wharf, Bourne Counting House, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/3/1996

Vna Of Southeastern Ma Inc


     Address: 502 Bedford Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 275 Martine Street, Suite 104, Fall River, Massachusetts 02723
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/8/1991

Hospitals Close To Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

St Anne's Hospital Corporation


     Address: 795 Middle Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"southcoast Hospital Group, Inc"


     Address: 363 Highland Avenue, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Falmouth Hospital


     Address: 67 & 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Morton Hospital & Medical Center


     Address: 88 Washington Street, Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Jordan Hospital Inc


     Address: 275 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Royal Of Fairhaven Nursing Center


     Address: 184 Main Street, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Alden Court Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 389 Alden Road, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Our Lady's Haven


     Address: 71 Center Street, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Bedford Village Nursing Home


     Address: 9 Pope Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 92%

New Bedford Health Care Center


     Address: 221 Fitzgerald Drive, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 145
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Name: Pilgrim
Address: Rocky Hill Road; Plymouth, MA 02360
Distance: 21 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 2,560
    Disabled Workers: 455
    Widowers Workers: 345
    Spouses Workers: 145
    Children Workers: 240


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts


Charges


Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $433,000
Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $31,000
Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
Parking Facilities: $11,000
Parks & Recreation: $209,000
Sewerage: $4,532,000
Solid Waste Management: $651,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $68,000
All Other: $1,938,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,697,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Education: $0
Housing & Community Development: $45,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $9,503,000
General Support: $2,496,000
Highways: $400,000
Housing & Community Development: $151,000
Public Welfare: $70,000
All Other: $373,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $2,000


Current Operations


Elementary & Secondary Education: $19,934,000
Financial Administration: $786,000
Fire Protection: $1,610,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $134,000
Central Staff Services: $338,000
General Public Buildings: $75,000
Health Services - Other: $324,000
Regular Highways: $1,502,000
Housing & Community Development: $40,000
Libraries: $509,000
Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
Parks & Recreation: $473,000
Police Protection: $2,393,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $356,000
Welfare - Other: $150,000
Sewerage: $1,448,000
Solid Waste Management: $725,000
General - Other: $1,531,000
Water Utilities: $781,000


Other Capital Outlay


Elementary And Secondary Education: $4,787,000
Financial Administration: $3,000
Fire Protection: $15,000
Central Staff: $67,000
General Public Building: $14,000
Regular Highways: $1,305,000
Parks & Recreation: $87,000
Police Protection: $52,000
Protective Inspection & Regulation, Nec: $10,000
Welfare - Other: $1,000
Sewerage: $525,000
General - Other: $95,000
Water Utilities: $568,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,109,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $3,000


Intergovernmental To State


General: $14,000
Transit Utilities: $26,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $2,043,000
Health: $34,000


Tax


Property: $19,949,000
Other Selective Sales: $416,000
Other License: $400,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $536,000
Fines & Forfeits: $11,000
Donations From Private Sources: $325,000
General Revenue, Nec: $249,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $2,966,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $19,025,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $16,947,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,847,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $24,262,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,109,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


End Of Fiscal Year: $4,000,000


(updated 2006)



Bristol County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 63.49%
  • Bush & Cheney 35.44%
  • Other 1.08%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Bristol County, MA

4.30 % of Bristol County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $46,521

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $20,523

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bristol County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Plymouth County , MA 0.91 % ($42,010 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.72 % ($55,997 AGI )
  • Providence County , RI 0.54 % ($52,356 AGI )

Relocation away from Bristol County, MA

4.91 % of Bristol County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $47,049

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,919

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bristol County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Plymouth County , MA 0.74 % ($49,926 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.60 % ($49,149 AGI )
  • Providence County , RI 0.50 % ($43,081 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Fairhaven Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 6 12 0 0 0 12 6 6 0 6 0 6 6
Rape 7 6 2 3 3 3 1 0 2 6 8 2 7
    per 100,000 43 37 12 18 18 18 6 0 12 38 50 12 44
Robbery 4 17 20 15 10 11 15 10 9 10 11 11 5
    per 100,000 25 104 122 92 61 67 92 62 55 63 69 69 31
Assault 103 81 112 81 56 59 58 40 42 44 46 36 51
    per 100,000 634 495 684 496 344 362 357 248 257 276 288 225 320
Burglary 184 141 203 155 148 208 140 146 96 99 114 83 66
    per 100,000 1,133 862 1,241 949 909 1,275 861 906 588 622 714 518 414
Larceny Theft 345 340 330 306 264 298 404 389 306 303 325 323 285
    per 100,000 2,125 2,078 2,017 1,874 1,621 1,826 2,483 2,414 1,875 1,904 2,035 2,015 1,787
Vehicle Theft 29 28 32 31 29 25 20 23 11 13 13 15 13
    per 100,000 179 171 196 190 178 153 123 143 67 82 81 94 81
Arson 2 2 1 2 1 0 5 2 2 0 5 0 0
    per 100,000 12 12 6 12 6 0 31 12 12 0 31 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
29 27 34 25 17 19 19 13 13 15 16 13 16
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
140 128 142 124 111 133 142 140 104 104 114 105 91
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
84 77 88 74 64 76 81 76 59 60 65 59 54


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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