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Encyclopedia > Whitinsville, Massachusetts

Whitinsville is a census-designated place and village located in the town of Northbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 6,340.


Geography

Whitinsville is located at 42°6'44" North, 71°40'22" West (42.112208, -71.672890)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 10.5 km˛ (4.1 mi˛). 9.4 km˛ (3.6 mi˛) of it is land and 1.1 km˛ (0.4 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 10.12% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,340 people, 2,342 households, and 1,639 families residing in the village. The population density is 672.5/km˛ (1,742.0/mi˛). There are 2,427 housing units at an average density of 257.4/km˛ (666.9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the village is 94.79% White, 1.01% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.18% from other races, and 2.37% from two or more races. 2.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 2,342 households out of which 38.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% are married couples living together, 12.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% are non-families. 24.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.19.


In the village the population is spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.4 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $44,627, and the median income for a family is $61,016. Males have a median income of $40,665 versus $26,325 for females. The per capita income for the village is $21,264. 6.1% of the population and 4.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=42.112208&longitude=-71.67289&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.112208&lon=-71.67289&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-71.67289&lat=42.112208&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Whitinsville, MA (Worcester County) - housing guide - ePodunk (202 words)
Massachusetts > All counties > Worcester County > Whitinsville, MA Whitinsville, MA
Growth trend: Whitinsville is in one of the fastest growing counties in the state.
According to Census Bureau estimates, the population of Worcester County increased by 3.4% from 2000 to 2003.
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