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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rockland 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
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 582

5 to 9 years : 545

10 to 14 years : 563

15 to 17 years : 449

18 and 19 years : 320

20 years : 363

21 years : 123

22 to 24 years : 230

25 to 29 years : 898

30 to 34 years : 550

35 to 39 years : 634

40 to 44 years : 683

45 to 49 years : 577

50 to 54 years : 660

55 to 59 years : 523

60 and 61 years : 149

62 to 64 years : 204

65 and 66 years : 116

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 285

75 to 79 years : 253

80 to 84 years : 116

85 years and over : 82

Female:

Under 5 years : 496

5 to 9 years : 420

10 to 14 years : 409

15 to 17 years : 358

18 and 19 years : 228

20 years : 136

21 years : 83

22 to 24 years : 565

25 to 29 years : 382

30 to 34 years : 595

35 to 39 years : 585

40 to 44 years : 713

45 to 49 years : 858

50 to 54 years : 683

55 to 59 years : 722

60 and 61 years : 245

62 to 64 years : 225

65 and 66 years : 244

67 to 69 years : 95

70 to 74 years : 219

75 to 79 years : 293

80 to 84 years : 155

85 years and over : 166


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,554

Multiple ancestry : 7,068

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 51

Ancestry not reported : 1,172


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,179

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 7

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 42

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,027

Not a U.S. citizen : 590


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,078

5 to 17 years : 2,744

18 to 24 years : 2,048

25 to 34 years : 2,425

35 to 44 years : 2,615

45 to 54 years : 2,778

55 to 59 years : 1,245

60 and 61 years : 394

62 to 64 years : 429

65 to 74 years : 1,024

75 years and over : 1,065

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,063

5 to 17 years : 2,553

18 to 24 years : 1,716

25 to 34 years : 1,301

35 to 44 years : 2,147

45 to 54 years : 2,434

55 to 59 years : 1,079

60 and 61 years : 303

62 to 64 years : 317

65 to 74 years : 814

75 years and over : 891

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 137

18 to 24 years : 167

25 to 34 years : 322

35 to 44 years : 239

45 to 54 years : 238

55 to 59 years : 87

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 97

65 to 74 years : 122

75 years and over : 126

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 20

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 54

18 to 24 years : 165

25 to 34 years : 782

35 to 44 years : 229

45 to 54 years : 92

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 80

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 88

75 years and over : 48


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 7,345

Female : 7,273

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 702

Female : 859

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 27

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 896

Female : 721


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 14,104

Born in other state in the United States : 1,310

Native: born outside the United States : 49

Foreign born : 684


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 4,041

Now married, except separated : 5,712

Divorced : 1,082

Separated : 150

Widowed : 745

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 627

Now married, except separated : 393

Divorced : 314

Separated : 36

Widowed : 88

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 20

Now married, except separated : 22

Divorced : 0

Separated : 7

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 510

Now married, except separated : 907

Divorced : 92

Separated : 12

Widowed : 72


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 14,595

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 210

Speak English less than "very well" : 53

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 172

Speak English less than "very well" : 46

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 249

Speak English less than "very well" : 73

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 369

Speak English less than "very well" : 553

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 57

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 189

Speak English less than "very well" : 25

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

  • Irish: 6,525   (32.1%)
  • Italian: 2,824   (13.9%)
  • English: 2,663   (13.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,121   (5.5%)
  • United States Or American: 1,042   (5.1%)
  • German: 838   (4.1%)
  • French Canadian: 739   (3.6%)
  • Other Groups: 677   (3.3%)
  • Scottish: 631   (3.1%)
  • Polish: 431   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 409   (2.0%)
  • Swedish: 344   (1.7%)
  • Portuguese: 318   (1.6%)
  • Canadian: 277   (1.4%)
  • Greek: 178   (0.9%)
  • Lithuanian: 162   (0.8%)
  • Subsaharan African: 119   (0.6%)
  • Armenian: 108   (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 99   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 83   (0.4%)
  • Brazilian: 79   (0.4%)
  • British: 71   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 64   (0.3%)
  • European: 60   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 60   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 59   (0.3%)
  • Latvian: 58   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 52   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 30   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 29   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 22   (0.1%)
  • Albanian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 13   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 11   (0.1%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 9   (0.0%)
  • Alsatian: 8   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 8   (0.0%)
  • Hungarian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Turkish: 7   (0.0%)
  • Iranian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rockland Town, Massachusetts is 17,845



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rockland Town, Massachusetts: 8,970
Female Population in Rockland Town, Massachusetts: 8,875


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rockland Town, Massachusetts: 33.9
Median Female Resident Age in Rockland Town, Massachusetts: 40.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rockland Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

39.8

Female

42.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.3

Male

29.1

Female

31.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.5

Male

32.5

Female

22.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.2

Male

35.5

Female

32.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

44.5

Male

68.5

Female

32.5

Other


Both sexes

29.3

Male

29.4

Female

29.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.3

Male

21.2

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.3

Male

18.0

Female

23.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.7

Male

40.0

Female

43.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Rockland Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 16,147
  • African American: 338
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 354
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 709
  • Two or More Races: 297



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 19   (0.35%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 23   (0.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 35   (0.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 114   (2.12%)
  • 10th Grade: 205   (3.81%)
  • 11th Grade: 99   (1.84%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 207   (3.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,121   (39.42%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 321   (5.97%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 745   (13.85%)
  • Associate Degree: 447   (8.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 803   (14.92%)
  • Master's Degree: 200   (3.72%)
  • Professional School Degree: 35   (0.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.13%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 78   (1.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 52   (0.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 216   (3.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 99   (1.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 205   (3.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,431   (37.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 626   (9.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 743   (11.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 877   (13.63%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 793   (12.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 197   (3.06%)
  • Professional School Degree: 84   (1.31%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 31   (0.48%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Schools (Private) In Rockland Town, Massachusetts

  • Holy Family Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 6 Delprete Avenue, Rockland, MA 02370, Phone: (781) 878-1154, Students: 456 )

  • The Master's Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 525 Beech Street, Rockland, MA 02370, Phone: (781) 871-8214, Students: 130 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Rockland Town, Massachusetts

  • Rockland Memorial Library


    20 Belmont St., Rockland, MA 02370

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rockland Town, Massachusetts


  • Rockland Historical Society


    Po Box 1331, Rockland, ME 04841

  • Rockville Community Chapel Association Inc


    5 Gurney St, Rockland, ME 04841

  • William A Farnsworth Library And Art Museum Inc


    16 Museum Street, Rockland, ME 04841
    http://www.farnsworthmuseum.org

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Rockland 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 Rockland Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Rockland Town, Massachusetts


Building


(1) Hanover Fire Department Station 3   (2) Rockland Fire Department   (3) Rockland Memorial Library   (4) Rockland Police Department   (5) Rockland Town Hall  

Cemetery


(1) Beal Cemetery   (2) Hanover Cemetery   (3) Holy Family Cemetery   (4) Maplewood Cemetery   (5) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (6) Saint Patricks Cemetery  

Church


(1) Channing Unitarian Church   (2) First Baptist Church Of Rockland   (3) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (4) First Congregational Church   (5) Hatherly United Methodist Church   (6) Trinity Episcopal Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Rockland  

Crossing


(1) Interchange Thirty  

Dam


(1) Hackett Pond Dam   (2) Studleys Pond Dam  

Lake


(1) Hatch Pond   (2) Shinglemill Pond  

Locale


(1) Norwell Industrial Park   (2) Rockland Golf Course   (3) Rockland Plaza   (4) Rockland Station Historical  

Park


(1) Lower Union Street Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Rockland   (2) West Hanover  

Post Office


(1) Hatherly Post Office Historical   (2) Rockland Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Accord Pond   (2) Hackett Pond   (3) Studleys Pond  

School


(1) Central Street School Historical   (2) Holy Family School   (3) Jefferson School   (4) John W Rogers Middle School   (5) King Street School Historical   (6) Lincoln School   (7) Mckinley School   (8) Memorial Park Elementary School   (9) North River Collaborative School   (10) R Stewart Esten School   (11) Rockland High School   (12) Rockland Junior High School   (13) Rockland Senior High School  

Stream


(1) Ben Mann Brook   (2) French Stream  

Summit


(1) Roundtop  

Swamp


(1) Beech Hill Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wrps-fm Rockland  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

02370 (pop. 17,670)


Cities Nearby Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Abington Cdp, MA  (pop. 16,399) 2.0 Miles
Abington Town, MA  (pop. 16,399) 2.0 Miles
Hanover Town, MA  (pop. 13,961) 2.7 Miles
Whitman Town, MA  (pop. 14,104) 3.5 Miles
Norwell Town, MA  (pop. 10,271) 4.9 Miles
Holbrook Cdp, MA  (pop. 10,685) 5.2 Miles
Holbrook Town, MA  (pop. 10,685) 5.2 Miles
Hanson Cdp, MA  (pop. 2,012) 5.3 Miles
Weymouth Cdp, MA  (pop. 53,602) 5.6 Miles
Weymouth Town, MA  (pop. 53,602) 5.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

781



Elevation in Rockland Town, Massachusetts is 141.0 ft. (43.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.129513 N        Long: -70.911895 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Rockland 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 Rockland Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 237   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 424   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 427   (4.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 851   (9.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 780   (8.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,576   (17.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,571   (17.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 997   (11.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 390   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 419   (4.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 106   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 50   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 731   (8.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 518   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 7,257

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 839

In 3-person carpool : 191

In 4-person carpool : 15

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 16

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 12

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

Subway or elevated : 105

Railroad : 333

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 29

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 216

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 192


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 284

5 to 9 minutes : 880

10 to 14 minutes : 1,642

15 to 19 minutes : 856

20 to 24 minutes : 1,046

25 to 29 minutes : 335

30 to 34 minutes : 1,494

35 to 39 minutes : 187

40 to 44 minutes : 371

45 to 59 minutes : 720

60 to 89 minutes : 805

90 or more minutes : 393


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,017

No Social Security income : 4,693


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,206

No retirement income : 5,504


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 151

$10,000 to $14,999 : 96

$15,000 to $19,999 : 110

$20,000 to $24,999 : 86

$25,000 to $29,999 : 205

$30,000 to $34,999 : 259

$35,000 to $39,999 : 157

$40,000 to $44,999 : 92

$45,000 to $49,999 : 312

$50,000 to $59,999 : 429

$60,000 to $74,999 : 806

$75,000 to $99,999 : 750

$100,000 to $124,999 : 619

$125,000 to $149,999 : 269

$150,000 to $199,999 : 297

$200,000 or more : 72


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $69,542


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Rockland Town, Massachusetts

  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50.0 kW; Hull, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40.0 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Wbix Corp.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Ashland, MA; Owner: Wbix Corp.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; 4.8 kW; Everett, MA; Owner: Radio One Of Boston Licenses, Llc)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 10.0 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 0.45 kW; Lynn, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Marblehead, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Quincy, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Waec License Limited Partnership)
  • WLYN (1360 AM; 0.7 kW; Lynn, MA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Brockton, MA; Owner: Hispanic Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerville, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WXBR (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Brockton, MA; Owner: Btr Boston, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 5.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Champion Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Champion Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 0.5 kW; Central Falls, RI; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 1.0 kW; Central Falls, RI; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerville, MA; Owner: Pennsylvania Media Associates, Inc.)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 0.25 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Langer Broadcasting Group, Llc)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50.0 kW; Burlington, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WJIB (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Cambridge, MA; Owner: Bob Bittner Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50.0 kW; Needham, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 6.0 kW; Ashland, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Revere, MA; Owner: Sca License Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Rockland Town, Massachusetts

  • WZLX (100.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Boston)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Mcc Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKLB-FM (102.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Charles River Broadcasting Company)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Hemisphere Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRBB (104.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Northeastern University)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: The Wheeler School)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: The Wheeler School)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; Cambridge, MA; Owner: Technology Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; Franklin, MA; Owner: Dean College)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; Rockland, MA; Owner: Rockland Public Schools)
  • 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)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Emerson College)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Brockton, MA; Owner: Brockton Educational Outreach Center Inc)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Brockton, MA; Owner: Easton Community Broadcast Station)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Boston College)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: The Executive Committee Of Trustees Of The Boston University)
  • WDJM-FM (91.3 FM; Framingham, MA; Owner: Framingham State College)
  • WBIM-FM (91.5 FM; Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Bridgewater State College)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; Somerville, MA; Owner: Tufts University)
  • WMLN-FM (91.5 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Curry College)
  • WZLY (91.5 FM; Wellesley, MA; Owner: Wellesley College)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Marshfield, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WMWM (91.7 FM; Salem, MA; Owner: Salem State College Board Of Trustees)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; Quincy, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WMKK (93.7 FM; Peabody, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Harvard Radio Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; Marshfield, MA; Owner: Marshfield Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WKAF (97.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, L.l.c.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; Holliston, MA; Owner: Holliston High School)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Rockland 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)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; Newton, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; Needham, MA; Owner: Fox Television Stations Inc.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; Needham, MA; Owner: Fox Television Stations Inc.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; Needham, MA; Owner: Cbs Corporatioin)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Corporaton)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; Newton, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; West Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Norwell Television, Llc)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; Newton, MA; Owner: Wcvb Hearst-argyle Tv, Inc.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; Needham, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; Needham, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Wnac, Llc)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; Boston, MA; Owner: Paxson Boston-68 License, Inc.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; Newton, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,213  (26.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 754  (16.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 904  (19.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 999  (21.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,801  (38.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 838  (17.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,762  (37.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Rockland Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Rockland Trust Company - 1 Branches


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

Mountainone Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $793.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rockland Town, Massachusetts

  • South Weymouth NAS


    (about 2.0 miles in South Weymouth, Massachusetts; Airport Code: NZW)

  • Quincy Airport


    (about 9.5 miles in Quincy, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MQI)

  • Marshfield Municipal George Harlow Field


    (about 12.5 miles in Brant Rock, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA4)

  • Norwood Memorial


    (about 14.0 miles in Norwood, Massachusetts; Airport Code: OWD)

  • Cambridge Airport


    (about 15.5 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JHY)

  • Logan International


    (about 16.9 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BOS)

  • Mansfield Municipal


    (about 17.2 miles in Mansfield, Massachusetts; Airport Code: QMN)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 17.9 miles in North Carver, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PYM)

  • Nashua Street Heliport


    (about 18.2 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: QQD)

  • Taunton Municipal King Field


    (about 18.4 miles in East Taunton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.84%

Carpooled

9.26%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.25%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

1.09%

Railroad

1.48%

Ferryboat

0.15%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.04%

Walked

1.37%

Other Means

0.32%

Worked At Home

2.12%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Rockland 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
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,264

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 567

Female householder, no husband present : 879

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,641

Householder not living alone : 359


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 13

Male householder and female partner : 175

Female householder and female partner : 42

Female householder and male partner : 154

All other households : 6,326


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,871

Renter-occupied housing units : 393

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 237

Renter-occupied housing units : 330

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 280

Renter-occupied housing units : 599

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,399

Renter-occupied housing units : 601


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 232

$10,000 to $14,999 : 273

$15,000 to $19,999 : 296

$20,000 to $24,999 : 154

$25,000 to $29,999 : 360

$30,000 to $34,999 : 280

$35,000 to $39,999 : 331

$40,000 to $44,999 : 202

$45,000 to $49,999 : 232

$50,000 to $59,999 : 654

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,240

$75,000 to $99,999 : 974

$100,000 to $124,999 : 777

$125,000 to $149,999 : 291

$150,000 to $199,999 : 326

$200,000 or more : 88


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 6,997


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 6,710

Vacant : 287


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 170

Built 2000 to 2004 : 53

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,159

Built 1980 to 1989 : 686

Built 1970 to 1979 : 563

Built 1960 to 1969 : 696

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,060

Built 1940 to 1949 : 236

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,374


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 3,629

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 66

Electricity : 481

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2,431

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 88

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 15

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rockland Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 47

$60,000 to $69,999 : 13

$70,000 to $79,999 : 28

$80,000 to $89,999 : 44

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 121

$125,000 to $149,999 : 70

$150,000 to $174,999 : 171

$175,000 to $199,999 : 206

$200,000 to $249,999 : 506

$250,000 to $299,999 : 702

$300,000 to $399,999 : 1,985

$400,000 to $499,999 : 532

$500,000 to $749,999 : 319

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rockland 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 : 264

Home equity loan only : 905

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 39

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,353

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,226


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $405,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $382,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $340,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $233,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $333,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $296,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $310,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $321,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $336,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rockland Town, Massachusetts: 66.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 82.46%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.54%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Rockland 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 37 37 $3,221,000
  Two Family 4 8 $520,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

41 45 $3,741,000
2000        
  Single Family 30 30 $2,456,000
  Two Family 4 8 $498,600
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 38 $2,954,600
2001        
  Single Family 32 32 $3,457,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 36 $3,657,000
2002        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,253,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,253,000
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,045,000
  Two Family 2 4 $500,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 11 $1,545,000
2004        
  Single Family 39 39 $4,365,000
  Two Family 2 4 $401,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

41 43 $4,766,000
2005        
  Single Family 99 99 $12,210,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

99 99 $12,210,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Rockland Town, MA): $50,613
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rockland Town): $158,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rockland Town): $681
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 44.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 10.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 43.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Rockland Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 517 $1,868,104 18 $10,253 864 $43,360 $11.87
Financial Administration 10 $39,223 3 $1,165 84 $47,068 $13.87
Other Government Administration 6 $23,509 0 $0 0 $47,018 --
Police Protection - Officers 34 $175,977 0 $0 0 $62,110 --
Police - Other 10 $21,498 1 $616 62 $25,798 $9.94
Firefighters 29 $134,996 0 $0 0 $55,860 --
Fire - Other 3 $10,404 0 $0 0 $41,616 --
Streets and Highways 32 $148,571 0 $0 0 $55,714 --
Airports 9 $33,018 0 $0 0 $44,024 --
Welfare 3 $9,584 1 $1,218 62 $38,336 $19.65
Health 3 $9,890 2 $2,192 84 $39,560 $26.10
Solid Waste Management 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Sewerage 2 $7,698 0 $0 0 $46,188 --
Parks and Recreation 3 $14,133 0 $0 0 $56,532 --
Natural Resources 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Water Supply 24 $98,439 0 $0 0 $49,220 --
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 243 $909,983 0 $0 0 $44,937 --
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 93 $192,422 0 $0 0 $24,829 --
Higher Education - Instructional 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Higher Education - Other 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Local Libraries 6 $17,805 6 $2,392 159 $35,610 $15.04
Other and Unallocable 7 $20,954 5 $2,671 412 $35,921 $6.48

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Interim Health Care Of Boston


     Address: 200 Ledgewood Place, Suite 101, Rockland, Massachusetts 02370
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/18/1982

Norwell Vna Inc


     Address: 91 Longwater Circle, Norwell, Massachusetts 02061
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/31/1985

Pediatric Services Of America Home Healthcare


     Address: 20 Minuteman Way, Suite 2, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/20/1996

Pointecare Home Health Agency


     Address: 35 Christy Place, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/17/1999

Brockton Vna


     Address: 500 Belmont Street, Suite 200, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Brockton Hospital


     Address: 680 Center Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center


     Address: 235 North Pearl Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Quincy Medical Center


     Address: 114 Whitwell Street, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Milton Hospital Inc


     Address: 92 Highland Street, Milton, Massachusetts 02186
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"caritas Norwood Hospital, Inc"


     Address: 800 Washington Street, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Coyne Healthcare Center


     Address: 56 Webster Street, Rockland, Massachusetts 02370
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 89%

South Shore Rehab & Skilled Care Center


     Address: 115 North Avenue, Rockland, Massachusetts 02370
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Colony House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 277 Washington Street, Abington, Massachusetts 02351
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Norwell Knoll Nursing Home


     Address: 329 Washington Street, Norwell, Massachusetts 02061
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Southwood At Norwell Nursing Ctr


     Address: 501 Cordwainer Drive, Norwell, Massachusetts 02061
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 137
     Percent Occupied: 96%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Name: Pilgrim
Address: Rocky Hill Road; Plymouth, MA 02360
Distance: 23 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 1,910
    Disabled Workers: 450
    Widowers Workers: 265
    Spouses Workers: 115
    Children Workers: 250


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Rockland Town, Massachusetts


Charges


Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $477,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $180,000
Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $63,000
Parking Facilities: $30,000
Sewerage: $2,270,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,276,000
All Other: $526,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $2,313,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Education: $0
All Other: $169,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $11,134,000
General Support: $2,842,000
Highways: $1,109,000
Public Welfare: $78,000
Sewerage: $26,000
All Other: $239,000


Current Operations


Elementary & Secondary Education: $24,162,000
Financial Administration: $919,000
Fire Protection: $2,646,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $86,000
Central Staff Services: $252,000
Health Services - Other: $129,000
Regular Highways: $2,009,000
Libraries: $401,000
Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
Parks & Recreation: $191,000
Police Protection: $2,973,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $249,000
Welfare - Other: $149,000
Sewerage: $2,011,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,069,000
General - Other: $7,643,000
Water Utilities: $2,051,000


Construction


Sewerage: $65,000


Other Capital Outlay


Elementary And Secondary Education: $159,000
General - Other: $36,000
Water Utilities: $785,000


General


Interest On Debt: $189,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $35,000


Intergovernmental To State


Elementary And Secondary Education: $902,000
General: $25,000
Transit Utilities: $106,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $1,330,000
Central Staff Services: $5,000
Health: $31,000


Tax


Property: $21,161,000
Other Selective Sales: $242,000
Other License: $528,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $263,000
Fines & Forfeits: $8,000
Donations From Private Sources: $90,000
General Revenue, Nec: $376,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $133,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $8,931,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $24,600,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,163,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $4,740,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,523,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $756,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $801,000


(updated 2006)



Plymouth County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 53.66%
  • Bush & Cheney 45.27%
  • 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 Rockland Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Plymouth County, MA

5.34 % of Plymouth County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $60,926

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $58,221

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

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

  • Norfolk County , MA 1.57 % ($60,184 AGI )
  • Bristol County , MA 0.84 % ($49,926 AGI )
  • Suffolk County , MA 0.72 % ($62,461 AGI )

Relocation away from Plymouth County, MA

6.02 % of Plymouth 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 $51,677

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $38,803

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

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

  • Norfolk County , MA 1.28 % ($54,265 AGI )
  • Bristol County , MA 1.01 % ($42,010 AGI )
  • Suffolk County , MA 0.60 % ($49,190 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 Rockland 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 Rockland Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Rockland Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 n/a n/a n/a
Rape 8 6 4 2 4 1 3 3 7 1 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 45 34 22 11 22 6 17 17 39 6 n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 5 11 11 17 10 8 11 3 13 13 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 28 61 61 95 56 45 61 17 72 72 n/a n/a n/a
Assault 95 44 62 12 12 11 12 13 41 37 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 535 246 344 67 67 61 67 73 229 206 n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 38 65 81 46 40 61 79 44 81 101 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 214 363 449 257 225 340 441 247 451 563 n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 117 180 280 246 192 222 201 241 273 322 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 659 1,006 1,552 1,373 1,078 1,237 1,122 1,355 1,522 1,796 n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 52 73 66 36 36 58 16 17 21 19 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 293 408 366 201 202 323 89 96 117 106 n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
27 15 19 8 7 5 7 5 15 13 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
52 80 107 82 67 85 74 76 94 111 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
39 47 63 45 37 45 40 40 55 62 n/a n/a n/a


(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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