Townsend

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  4. Townsend Employment Information
  5. Townsend Family Information
  6. Townsend Education Information
  7. Townsend Business Information
  8. Townsend Public Benefits Information
  9. Townsend Criminal Information
  10. Townsend Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Townsend Zip Codes


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Townsend Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 9,198
  • Land Area (2000): 85.138 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.618 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): TOWNSEND

Townsend Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2002 9,312 2004 Not Available 2006 9,341
2003 9,325 2005 9,300 2007 9,343

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Houses (2000): 3,184

Townsend Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 4,384 47.64%
 Rural, Farm 12 0.13%
 Rural, Non-farm 4,807 52.23%

Townsend 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.


Townsend Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 1,439
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $41,078,000 / $9,143,000

Townsend Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 4,590 4,353 236 5.15% 51
1991 4,556 4,220 336 7.38% 74
1992 4,636 4,304 333 7.17% 72
1993 4,676 4,386 289 6.19% 62
1994 4,784 4,543 241 5.04% 50
1995 4,749 4,521 229 4.81% 48
1996 4,830 4,640 190 3.94% 39
1997 4,961 4,785 176 3.54% 35
1998 5,030 4,894 135 2.69% 27
1999 5,125 4,966 159 3.10% 31
2000 5,126 5,007 120 2.33% 24
2001 5,146 4,971 176 3.41% 34
2002 5,128 4,861 267 5.21% 52
2003 5,247 4,960 287 5.47% 55
2004 5,250 4,989 261 4.98% 50
2005 5,245 5,019 227 4.32% 43
2006 5,242 5,032 210 4.00% 40
2007 5,232 5,033 198 3.79% 38
2008 5,255 5,024 231 4.40% 44
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 5,266 5,029 237 4.50% 45
Feb 2008 5,221 4,982 239 4.58% 46
Mar 2008 5,250 5,007 243 4.63% 46
Apr 2008 5,208 5,015 193 3.71% 37
May 2008 5,160 4,968 192 3.72% 37
Jun 2008 5,287 5,069 218 4.12% 41
Jul 2008 5,345 5,067 278 5.20% 52
Aug 2008 5,325 5,068 257 4.83% 48
Sep 2008 5,236 5,013 223 4.26% 43
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Townsend Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 397 15.64%
2. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 244 9.61%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 199 7.84%
4. Public Administration 157 6.18%
5. Metal Manufactuing 101 3.98%
6. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 94 3.70%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 92 3.62%
8. Educational Services 76 2.99%
9. Finance and Insurance 70 2.76%
10. Machinery Manufacturing 70 2.76%
11. Accommodation and Food Services 68 2.68%
12. Chemical Manufacturing 51 2.01%
13. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 48 1.89%
14. Repair and Maintenance 47 1.85%
15. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 44 1.73%
16. Printing and Related Manufacturing 44 1.73%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 43 1.69%
18. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 43 1.69%
19. Paper Manufacturing 42 1.65%
20. Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies, Wholesale 39 1.54%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 347 14.94%
2. Health Care 315 13.56%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 155 6.67%
4. Finance and Insurance 131 5.64%
5. Public Administration 124 5.34%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 123 5.29%
7. Printing and Related Manufacturing 114 4.91%
8. Social Assistance 103 4.43%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 96 4.13%
10. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 75 3.23%
11. Construction 59 2.54%
12. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 53 2.28%
13. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 49 2.11%
14. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 47 2.02%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 40 1.72%
16. Food Manufacturing 35 1.51%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 31 1.33%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 31 1.33%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 26 1.12%
20. Department and Other General Stores 25 1.08%

Townsend Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 191 7.52%
2. Engineers 185 7.29%
3. Operations Managers Non Finance 142 5.59%
4. Other Production Occupations 136 5.36%
5. Other Management Occupations 114 4.49%
6. Top Executives 111 4.37%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 106 4.17%
8. Computer Specialists 100 3.94%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 85 3.35%
10. Art and Design Workers 74 2.91%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 73 2.88%
12. Law Enforcement Workers 71 2.80%
13. Carpenters 70 2.76%
14. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 62 2.44%
15. Other Construction Trades 58 2.28%
16. Other Sales and Related Occupations 55 2.17%
17. Business Operations Specialists 49 1.93%
18. Vehicle Mechanics 49 1.93%
19. Construction Laborers 42 1.65%
20. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 41 1.61%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 183 7.88%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 166 7.15%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 144 6.20%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 127 5.47%
5. Customer Service Representatives 106 4.56%
6. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 94 4.05%
7. Computer Specialists 93 4.00%
8. Child Care Workers 80 3.44%
9. Health Technologists and Technicians 75 3.23%
10. Registered Nurses 64 2.76%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 56 2.41%
12. Other Production Occupations 55 2.37%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 53 2.28%
14. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 52 2.24%
15. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 51 2.20%
16. Other Food Preparation and Servers 51 2.20%
17. Accountants and Auditors 44 1.89%
18. Other Management Occupations 43 1.85%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 42 1.81%
20. Art and Design Workers 41 1.76%

Townsend Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 4,097 60.63%
15-35 hours 1,058 15.66%
1-14 hours 205 3.03%
No regular hours 1,397 20.67%

Townsend Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 95 2.06%
5 AM-5:29 AM 175 3.80%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 246 5.34%
6 AM-6:29 AM 528 11.47%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 645 14.01%
7 AM-7:29 AM 738 16.03%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 646 14.03%
8 AM-8:29 AM 416 9.04%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 203 4.41%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 170 3.69%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 124 2.69%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 16 0.35%
Noon-3:59 PM 358 7.78%
4 PM-11:59 PM 244 5.30%

Townsend Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 52 1.13%
5-9 285 6.19%
10-14 440 9.56%
15-19 398 8.64%
20-24 668 14.51%
25-29 198 4.30%
30-34 592 12.86%
35-39 166 3.61%
40-44 289 6.28%
45-59 615 13.36%
60-89 685 14.88%
At least 90 216 4.69%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 2,041 44.33%
30-44 8 0.17% 1,039 22.57%
45-59 0 0.00% 615 13.36%
At least 60 15 0.33% 886 19.24%

Townsend Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 7 0.15%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 330 6.90%
 Car / truck / van, solo 4,202 87.80%
 Motorcycle 6 0.13%
 Other 10 0.21%
 Public transportation 23 0.48%
 Walked 26 0.54%
 Worked at home 182 3.80%

Townsend 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.


Townsend Family Information

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Households (2000): 3,092 (9,203 people)
Families (2000): 2,483 (8,319 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,376
People at same address in 1995: 6,122

Townsend Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 119 3.85%
$10,000-$14,999 109 3.53%
$15,000-$19,999 80 2.59%
$20,000-$24,999 120 3.88%
$25,000-$29,999 136 4.40%
$30,000-$34,999 156 5.05%
$35,000-$39,999 115 3.72%
$40,000-$44,999 104 3.36%
$45,000-$49,999 138 4.46%
$50,000-$59,999 402 13.00%
$60,000-$74,999 553 17.88%
$75,000-$99,999 557 18.01%
$100,000-$124,999 247 7.99%
$125,000-$149,999 149 4.82%
$150,000-$199,999 41 1.33%
$200,000 or more 66 2.13%

Townsend Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 501 16.11%
 Family, 2 people 758 24.37%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 112 3.60%
 Family, 3 people 596 19.16%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 13 0.42%
 Family, 4 people 699 22.48%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 5 0.16%
 Family, 5 people 291 9.36%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 102 3.28%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 30 0.96%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Townsend Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 2,803 31.84%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,264 14.36%
Public Assistance 74 0.84%
Retirement 411 4.67%
Self Employment 564 6.41%
Social Security 472 5.36%
Supplemental Security 38 0.43%
Wage / Salary 2,721 30.91%
Other 456 5.18%

Townsend Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 961 45.24%
 With children under 18 1,163 54.76%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 169 4.92%
 Married 2,224 64.80%
 Never Married 980 28.55%
 Widowed 59 1.72%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 323 9.23%
 Married 2,174 62.13%
 Never Married 772 22.06%
 Widowed 230 6.57%

Townsend 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.


Townsend Education Information

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Townsend Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 184 2.87%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 428 6.68%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,845 28.81%
 Some college, no degree 1,599 24.97%
 Associate degree 651 10.17%
 Bachelors degree 1,242 19.40%
 Graduate or professional degree 454 7.09%

Townsend Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 117 1.27% 99 1.08% 216 2.35%
Kindergarten 135 1.47% 0 0.00% 135 1.47%
Grades 1-4 656 7.13% 56 0.61% 712 7.74%
Grades 5-8 596 6.48% 56 0.61% 652 7.09%
Grades 9-12 623 6.77% 37 0.40% 660 7.18%
Undergrad college 305 3.32% 90 0.98% 395 4.29%
Graduate or professional school 27 0.29% 30 0.33% 57 0.62%
Total 2,459 26.73% 368 4.00% 2,827 30.73%

Townsend 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.


Townsend Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 132
Townsend Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Townsend Public Benefits Information

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Townsend Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 8,711 94.94%
 Below Poverty Level 464 5.06%

Townsend 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.


Townsend Criminal Information

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Townsend Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2002 0.107 0.107 0.000 0.107 0.322 0.000 0.752 1.933 0.430 3.114
2003 0.429 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.429 0.000 1.180 2.466 0.214 3.861
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 0.323 0.430 0.000 0.108 0.860 0.000 1.828 4.194 0.108 6.129
2006 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.107 0.107 0.000 2.355 8.779 0.214 11.348
2007 0.963 0.214 0.000 0.107 1.284 0.107 5.994 5.352 0.214 11.559

Townsend Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 2 16
2005 2 16
2006 2 16
2007 2 16

Townsend Crime Index

Year  Index
2002 32

Townsend Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Townsend Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Townsend Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,398 15.20%
10-19 Years 1,667 18.12%
20-29 Years 826 8.98%
30-39 Years 1,495 16.25%
40-49 Years 1,867 20.30%
50-59 Years 1,081 11.75%
60-69 Years 429 4.66%
70-79 Years 292 3.17%
80-89 Years 128 1.39%
90+ Years 15 0.16%

Townsend Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 4,561 49.59%
 Female 4,637 50.41%

Townsend Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 8,914 96.91%
 Hispanic/Latino 108 1.17%
 Multiracial 63 0.68%
 African-American 62 0.67%
 Amerindian 19 0.21%
 Asian 19 0.21%
 Other Race 11 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.02%

Townsend Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 2,405 21.68%
2. English 1,609 14.50%
3. Italian 1,333 12.02%
4. French Non-Basque 1,183 10.66%
5. French Canadian 815 7.35%
6. German 716 6.45%
7. United States Or American 380 3.43%
8. Scottish 296 2.67%
9. Swedish 275 2.48%
10. Polish 262 2.36%

Townsend Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 8,208 96.13%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 103 1.21%
3. French 81 0.95%
4. German 65 0.76%
5. Greek 24 0.28%
6. Russian 21 0.25%
7. Scandinavian 12 0.14%
8. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 9 0.11%
9. Chinese 9 0.11%
10. Serbo Croatian 6 0.07%

Townsend Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 8,865 96.33%
 Naturalized immigrant 178 1.93%
 Not a citizen 160 1.74%

Townsend 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.
Townsend 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.


Townsend Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01469