snapshot: electricians per 1,000 residents

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | March 14, 2014
The map shows the number of licensed electricians per 1,000 residents. Communities in MetroWest seem to have a lower number than many other regions. The data, for 2013, is from the state Board of Professional Licensure.
CommunityElectricians per 1,000 residentsRankNumber of electricians
ABINGTON8.425135
ACTON1.033622
ACUSHNET8.62289
ADAMS6.17052
AGAWAM2.826280
ALFORD2.03071
AMESBURY4.415772
AMHERST0.23436
ANDOVER2.030268
AQUINNAH0.03440
ARLINGTON2.8259121
ASHBURNHAM5.112531
ASHBY6.85721
ASHFIELD3.52136
ASHLAND3.521158
ATHOL2.826732
ATTLEBORO4.1173179
AUBURN5.411187
AVON8.71838
AYER3.918929
BARNSTABLE3.4222153
BARRE6.36834
BECKET2.82635
BEDFORD2.030627
BELCHERTOWN4.813771
BELLINGHAM5.410888
BELMONT2.130151
BERKLEY10.5867
BERLIN5.97717
BERNARDSTON4.21669
BEVERLY2.229088
BILLERICA8.327336
BLACKSTONE4.814143
BLANDFORD8.91611
BOLTON2.030310
BOSTON1.5321943
BOURNE3.025159
BOXBOROUGH2.229211
BOXFORD4.515236
BOYLSTON3.421615
BRAINTREE8.031287
BREWSTER3.323032
BRIDGEWATER5.1126135
BRIMFIELD8.32830
BROCKTON2.0304191
BROOKFIELD4.714316
BROOKLINE0.434224
BUCKLAND1.13332
BURLINGTON4.4160107
CAMBRIDGE0.534053
CANTON4.6147100
CARLISLE1.23276
CARVER6.36972
CHARLEMONT6.3678
CHARLTON6.07578
CHATHAM2.826617
CHELMSFORD4.9136164
CHELSEA1.133237
CHESHIRE7.74225
CHESTER3.02504
CHESTERFIELD5.7887
CHICOPEE4.0183221
CHILMARK1.23301
CLARKSBURG12.9322
CLINTON3.223344
COHASSET2.129716
COLRAIN7.25112
CommunityElectricians per 1,000 residentsRankNumber of electricians
CONCORD0.633911
CONWAY4.21698
CUMMINGTON3.42173
DALTON3.620524
DANVERS4.4158117
DARTMOUTH4.4155151
DEDHAM6.171151
DEERFIELD3.520918
DENNIS5.012971
DIGHTON7.34752
DOUGLAS6.56255
DOVER1.33257
DRACUT7.349214
DUDLEY3.521040
DUNSTABLE7.93825
DUXBURY2.229333
EAST BRIDGEWATER7.25299
EAST BROOKFIELD9.6921
EASTHAM5.98229
EASTHAMPTON3.918663
EAST LONGMEADOW3.223151
EASTON5.789131
EDGARTOWN5.212021
EGREMONT1.63192
ERVING3.91917
ESSEX2.62759
EVERETT2.8268115
FAIRHAVEN5.410586
FALL RIVER2.6271233
FALMOUTH3.7197118
FITCHBURG2.7270107
FLORIDA10.678
FOXBOROUGH6.073102
FRAMINGHAM2.3287156
FRANKLIN3.9188124
FREETOWN7.93770
GARDNER2.826157
GEORGETOWN5.411044
GILL3.32265
GLOUCESTER4.6151131
GOSHEN0.03440
GOSNOLD0.03440
GRAFTON3.422360
GRANBY7.74348
GRANVILLE4.51537
GREAT BARRINGTON5.69240
GREENFIELD3.025252
GROTON3.819640
GROVELAND8.42654
HADLEY3.024516
HALIFAX8.62165
HAMILTON1.23299
HAMPDEN5.88330
HANCOCK1.43221
HANOVER9.115126
HANSON9.61098
HARDWICK3.02499
HARVARD2.030813
HARWICH3.422042
HATFIELD7.64425
HAVERHILL4.2168257
HAWLEY3.02531
HEATH2.82582
HINGHAM3.620180
HINSDALE6.95614
HOLBROOK8.03686
HOLDEN4.615080
HOLLAND4.415611
HOLLISTON4.813965
HOLYOKE1.930977
HOPEDALE3.719822
HOPKINTON3.024845
HUBBARDSTON8.03435
HUDSON4.117578
HULL4.415945
HUNTINGTON8.71919
IPSWICH3.422145
KINGSTON5.112165
LAKEVILLE6.66170
LANCASTER2.528220
LANESBOROUGH5.211816
LAWRENCE1.033577
LEE3.919423
LEICESTER5.78663
LENOX2.826414
LEOMINSTER3.2232132
LEVERETT2.22954
LEXINGTON1.033432
LEYDEN5.6934
LINCOLN0.53413
LITTLETON3.918735
LONGMEADOW1.931130
LOWELL2.1300220
LUDLOW5.2119109
LUNENBURG5.510255
LYNN3.3229296
LYNNFIELD5.311262
MALDEN2.5281148
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA1.43237
MANSFIELD4.216798
MARBLEHEAD2.328845
MARION5.97829
MARLBOROUGH2.8265107
MARSHFIELD5.787144
MASHPEE3.918555
MATTAPOISETT4.018424
MAYNARD2.925529
MEDFIELD1.931023
MEDFORD4.9132276
MEDWAY3.620246
MELROSE4.7145126
MENDON5.112330
MERRIMAC4.316527
METHUEN5.597262
MIDDLEBOROUGH6.074139
MIDDLEFIELD5.8853
MIDDLETON8.03372
MILFORD3.6203101
MILLBURY5.79175
MILLIS6.76053
MILLVILLE6.07619
MILTON3.620497
MONROE0.03440
MONSON5.112244
MONTAGUE3.223427
MONTEREY2.12982
MONTGOMERY9.5118
MOUNT WASHINGTON12.052
NAHANT4.714416
NANTUCKET6.46565
NATICK3.9193128
NEEDHAM2.825782
NEW ASHFORD0.03440
NEW BEDFORD2.5279240
NEW BRAINTREE5.01285
NEWBURY4.118027
NEWBURYPORT2.229438
NEW MARLBOROUGH3.32285
NEW SALEM3.02463
NEWTON1.7317148
NORFOLK3.719941
NORTH ADAMS5.311572
NORTHAMPTON2.528370
NORTH ANDOVER3.123889
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH5.694161
NORTHBOROUGH3.520750
NORTHBRIDGE3.421854
NORTH BROOKFIELD8.13038
NORTHFIELD4.614814
NORTH READING6.46695
NORTON4.814091
NORWELL5.012753
NORWOOD5.3113152
OAK BLUFFS2.229110
OAKHAM13.1125
ORANGE2.328618
ORLEANS3.124318
OTIS4.31617
OXFORD5.112470
PALMER4.614956
PAXTON3.322716
PEABODY5.980302
PELHAM2.32893
PEMBROKE9.512170
PEPPERELL5.410762
PERU9.4138
PETERSHAM4.11795
PHILLIPSTON7.74113
PITTSFIELD2.6274115
PLAINFIELD3.12402
PLAINVILLE5.410345
PLYMOUTH5.884326
PLYMPTON6.75919
PRINCETON5.013017
PROVINCETOWN3.12429
QUINCY4.4154410
RANDOLPH3.124498
RAYNHAM5.59874
READING4.3164106
REHOBOTH4.018147
REVERE2.6272135
RICHMOND2.03053
ROCHESTER8.03242
ROCKLAND7.053123
ROCKPORT3.521524
ROWE12.745
ROWLEY8.91752
ROYALSTON3.22364
RUSSELL8.52415
RUTLAND4.913439
SALEM2.6273107
SALISBURY5.211743
SANDISFIELD1.13311
SANDWICH3.421971
SAUGUS8.623228
SAVOY13.029
SCITUATE4.117275
SEEKONK2.825639
SHARON2.627845
SHEFFIELD5.211617
SHELBURNE11.6622
SHERBORN0.73383
SHIRLEY2.528018
SHREWSBURY2.428585
SHUTESBURY1.73183
SOMERSET4.217076
SOMERVILLE1.332499
SOUTHAMPTON6.95540
SOUTHBOROUGH2.627725
SOUTHBRIDGE3.223753
SOUTH HADLEY4.217173
SOUTHWICK3.919037
SPENCER7.34885
SPRINGFIELD1.2328182
STERLING5.410942
STOCKBRIDGE2.62765
STONEHAM7.250154
STOUGHTON5.3114142
STOW3.223521
STURBRIDGE3.521432
SUDBURY1.831532
SUNDERLAND2.726910
SUTTON5.69650
SWAMPSCOTT2.428433
SWANSEA5.510087
TAUNTON4.7146260
TEMPLETON4.913539
TEWKSBURY8.329240
TISBURY9.41437
TOLLAND0.03440
TOPSFIELD5.69534
TOWNSEND7.54667
TRURO5.59911
TYNGSBOROUGH6.85877
TYRINGHAM0.03440
UPTON4.913337
UXBRIDGE4.814264
WAKEFIELD6.172152
WALES5.410410
WALPOLE5.979142
WALTHAM3.5212210
WARE5.013149
WAREHAM4.8138105
WARREN4.117621
WARWICK6.4645
WASHINGTON0.03440
WATERTOWN2.826090
WAYLAND2.129927
WEBSTER3.123952
WELLESLEY0.833722
WELLFLEET5.510115
WENDELL3.52063
WENHAM1.83149
WESTBOROUGH1.831633
WEST BOYLSTON4.316333
WEST BRIDGEWATER7.83954
WEST BROOKFIELD5.410620
WESTFIELD3.7200150
WESTFORD3.819584
WESTHAMPTON8.72014
WESTMINSTER8.03558
WEST NEWBURY1.93138
WESTON1.232614
WESTPORT5.98191
WEST SPRINGFIELD3.024786
WEST STOCKBRIDGE3.12414
WEST TISBURY2.92548
WESTWOOD4.117460
WEYMOUTH7.054376
WHATELY3.32245
WHITMAN7.645110
WILBRAHAM3.520850
WILLIAMSBURG4.018210
WILLIAMSTOWN1.532012
WILMINGTON7.740173
WINCHENDON4.117742
WINCHESTER2.229646
WINDSOR3.32253
WINTHROP3.919268
WOBURN6.563246
WORCESTER1.9312342
WORTHINGTON4.31625
WRENTHAM5.79062
YARMOUTH4.117897
SOURCE: Board of Professional Licensure