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  2. Onset Statistics
  3. Onset Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Onset Employment Information
  5. Onset Family Information
  6. Onset Education Information
  7. Onset Business Information
  8. Onset Public Benefits Information
  9. Onset Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Onset Zip Codes


Onset Legal Resources

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Massachusetts


Onset Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 1,292
  • Land Area (2000): 2.806 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.557 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508
  • Alias(es) (2003): ONSET
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Houses (2000): 910
Onset Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 217
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $4,172,000 / $969,000

Onset Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 46 19.66%
2. Other Transportation 22 9.40%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 21 8.97%
4. Recyclable Materials, Wholesale 15 6.41%
5. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 13 5.56%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 12 5.13%
7. Warehousing and Storage 11 4.70%
8. Air Transportation 10 4.27%
9. Apparel Manufacturing 10 4.27%
10. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 10 4.27%
11. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 9 3.85%
12. Finance and Insurance 8 3.42%
13. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 8 3.42%
14. Water Transportation 8 3.42%
15. U.S. Postal Service 7 2.99%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 6 2.56%
17. Department and Other General Stores 6 2.56%
18. Public Administration 6 2.56%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 6 2.56%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 57 16.96%
2. Public Administration 52 15.48%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 35 10.42%
4. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 30 8.93%
5. Finance and Insurance 23 6.85%
6. Department and Other General Stores 22 6.55%
7. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 19 5.65%
8. Educational Services 18 5.36%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 8 2.38%
10. Printing and Related Manufacturing 8 2.38%
11. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 8 2.38%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 7 2.08%
13. Hardware / Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies, Wholesale 7 2.08%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 7 2.08%
15. Private Household Services 7 2.08%
16. Utilities 7 2.08%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 6 1.79%
18. Other Direct Selling Estab 6 1.79%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 5 1.49%
20. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 4 1.19%

Onset Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 29 12.39%
2. Other Management Occupations 24 10.26%
3. Bus Drivers 22 9.40%
4. Business Operations Specialists 16 6.84%
5. Other Material Moving Workers 15 6.41%
6. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 12 5.13%
7. Aircraft and Traffic Control 10 4.27%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 10 4.27%
9. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 10 4.27%
10. Other Office and Admin Support 9 3.85%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 8 3.42%
12. Pipelayers / Plumbers / Etc. 7 2.99%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 7 2.99%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 6 2.56%
15. Cashiers 6 2.56%
16. Construction Laborers 6 2.56%
17. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 6 2.56%
18. Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 6 2.56%
19. Other Construction Trades 6 2.56%
20. Religious Workers 6 2.56%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 52 15.48%
2. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 25 7.44%
3. Waiters and Waitresses 24 7.14%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 22 6.55%
5. Customer Service Representatives 19 5.65%
6. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 18 5.36%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 18 5.36%
8. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 16 4.76%
9. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 16 4.76%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 14 4.17%
11. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 13 3.87%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 12 3.57%
13. Food and Beverage Servers, Not waiters/waitresses 11 3.27%
14. Cashiers 8 2.38%
15. Other Office and Admin Support 8 2.38%
16. Printing Workers 8 2.38%
17. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 7 2.08%
18. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 7 2.08%
19. Other Healthcare Support 7 2.08%
20. Personal Appearance Workers 7 2.08%

Onset Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 481 45.98%
15-35 hours 212 20.27%
1-14 hours 27 2.58%
No regular hours 326 31.17%

Onset Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 19 3.51%
5 AM-5:29 AM 42 7.75%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 16 2.95%
6 AM-6:29 AM 54 9.96%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 31 5.72%
7 AM-7:29 AM 128 23.62%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 96 17.71%
8 AM-8:29 AM 45 8.30%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 10 1.85%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 41 7.56%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 9 1.66%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 5 0.92%
Noon-3:59 PM 26 4.80%
4 PM-11:59 PM 20 3.69%

Onset Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 39 7.20%
5-9 55 10.15%
10-14 136 25.09%
15-19 20 3.69%
20-24 38 7.01%
25-29 46 8.49%
30-34 61 11.25%
35-39 26 4.80%
40-44 15 2.77%
45-59 39 7.20%
60-89 44 8.12%
At least 90 23 4.24%

Onset Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 334 61.62%
30-44 0 0.00% 102 18.82%
45-59 0 0.00% 39 7.20%
At least 60 0 0.00% 67 12.36%

Onset Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 77 14.21%
 Car / truck / van, solo 430 79.34%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 0 0.00%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 35 6.46%
 Worked at home 0 0.00%

Onset Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Family Information

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Households (2000): 599 (1,366 people)
Families (2000): 378 (1,078 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 76
People at same address in 1995: 816

Onset Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 65 10.85%
$10,000-$14,999 80 13.36%
$15,000-$19,999 48 8.01%
$20,000-$24,999 59 9.85%
$25,000-$29,999 31 5.18%
$30,000-$34,999 54 9.02%
$35,000-$39,999 42 7.01%
$40,000-$44,999 58 9.68%
$45,000-$49,999 22 3.67%
$50,000-$59,999 31 5.18%
$60,000-$74,999 52 8.68%
$75,000-$99,999 29 4.84%
$100,000-$124,999 9 1.50%
$125,000-$149,999 0 0.00%
$150,000-$199,999 8 1.34%
$200,000 or more 11 1.84%

Onset Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 199 35.04%
 Family, 2 people 158 27.82%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 40 7.04%
 Family, 3 people 66 11.62%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 2 0.35%
 Family, 4 people 63 11.09%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 2 0.35%
 Family, 5 people 17 2.99%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 10 1.76%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 10 1.76%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.18%

Onset Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 451 26.33%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 189 11.03%
Public Assistance 50 2.92%
Retirement 119 6.95%
Self Employment 47 2.74%
Social Security 216 12.61%
Supplemental Security 60 3.50%
Wage / Salary 437 25.51%
Other 144 8.41%

Onset Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 125 64.10%
 With children under 18 70 35.90%

Onset Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 36 8.14%
 Married 248 56.11%
 Never Married 132 29.86%
 Widowed 26 5.88%

Onset Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 102 16.04%
 Married 221 34.75%
 Never Married 193 30.35%
 Widowed 120 18.87%

Onset Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Education Information

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Onset Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 40 3.99%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 140 13.96%
 High school diploma or equivalent 366 36.49%
 Some college, no degree 291 29.01%
 Associate degree 54 5.38%
 Bachelors degree 69 6.88%
 Graduate or professional degree 43 4.29%

Onset Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 0 0.00% 36 2.79% 36 2.79%
Kindergarten 29 2.24% 0 0.00% 29 2.24%
Grades 1-4 63 4.88% 5 0.39% 68 5.26%
Grades 5-8 101 7.82% 5 0.39% 106 8.20%
Grades 9-12 78 6.04% 0 0.00% 78 6.04%
Undergrad college 33 2.55% 12 0.93% 45 3.48%
Graduate or professional school 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Total 304 23.53% 58 4.49% 362 28.02%

Onset Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 49
Onset Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Public Benefits Information

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Onset Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 1,043 76.35%
 Below Poverty Level 323 23.65%

Onset Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Onset Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 151 11.69%
10-19 Years 164 12.69%
20-29 Years 122 9.44%
30-39 Years 185 14.32%
40-49 Years 208 16.10%
50-59 Years 165 12.77%
60-69 Years 134 10.37%
70-79 Years 111 8.59%
80-89 Years 44 3.41%
90+ Years 8 0.62%

Onset Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 624 48.30%
 Female 668 51.70%

Onset Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 959 74.23%
 Other Race 158 12.23%
 African-American 97 7.51%
 Multiracial 36 2.79%
 Hispanic/Latino 23 1.78%
 Asian 16 1.24%
 Amerindian 3 0.23%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Onset Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 278 22.06%
2. Cape Verdean 261 20.71%
3. English 137 10.87%
4. Italian 137 10.87%
5. French Non-Basque 81 6.43%
6. Portuguese 76 6.03%
7. French Canadian 48 3.81%
8. German 48 3.81%
9. Polish 41 3.25%
10. United States Or American 34 2.70%

Onset Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 1,098 84.53%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 110 8.47%
3. French 35 2.69%
4. Italian 15 1.15%
5. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 11 0.85%
6. French Creole 8 0.62%
7. German 8 0.62%
8. Greek 8 0.62%
9. Chinese 6 0.46%

Onset Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 1,314 96.19%
 Naturalized immigrant 42 3.07%
 Not a citizen 10 0.73%

Onset Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Onset Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Onset Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02558