snapshot: liquor licenses per 10,000 residents

Byline(paste): txt blob; tease text default By Matt Carroll, Boston Globe | Feb. 9, 2012
The chart shows the number of liquor licenses per 10,000 residents as of 2011. The information is for all types of liquor licenses, which covers a broad range -- seasonal, beer and wine, restaurants and clubs, etc. The data is from the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.
CommunityLicences per 10,000 residents, 2011Rank
ABINGTON18.1137
ACTON14.6203
ACUSHNET16.5167
ADAMS25.972
AGAWAM16.5165
AMESBURY15.4198
AMHERST14.5205
ANDOVER10.2280
AQUINNAH64.315
ARLINGTON9.3297
ASHBURNHAM11.5267
ASHBY9.8291
ASHFIELD2390
ASHLAND16.3176
ATHOL19.9120
ATTLEBORO12.6248
AUBURN16.7162
AVON29.854
AYER20.2118
BARNSTABLE29.953
BARRE40.831
BECKET61.816
BEDFORD14.3209
BELCHERTOWN9.6294
BELLINGHAM21.4102
BELMONT5.7320
BERKLEY10.9273
BERLIN20.9112
BERNARDSTON32.942
BEVERLY17.2151
BILLERICA10.2282
BLACKSTONE14.4207
BLANDFORD8.1306
BOLTON10.2281
BOSTON20.1119
BOURNE21.3107
BOXBOROUGH8308
BOXFORD1.3331
BOYLSTON13.8219
BRAINTREE14.5204
BREWSTER28.556
BRIDGEWATER13.6226
BRIMFIELD13.9217
BROCKTON11.6265
BROOKFIELD17.7145
BROOKLINE16.2179
BUCKLAND26.371
BURLINGTON13.9216
CAMBRIDGE25.673
CANTON16.7160
CARLISLE2.1330
CARVER8.7304
CHARLEMONT71.110
CHARLTON10286
CHATHAM58.818
CHELMSFORD13.6224
CHELSEA15.9184
CHESHIRE12.4255
CHESTER29.952
CHESTERFIELD16.4174
CHICOPEE16.6164
CLARKSBURG17.6147
CLINTON20.6115
COHASSET23.983
COLRAIN18141
CONCORD14.7201
CONWAY10.5277
CUMMINGTON11.5268
DALTON22.298
DANVERS17157
DARTMOUTH13.2233
DEDHAM19.8122
DEERFIELD31.245
DENNIS45.824
DIGHTON8.5305
DOUGLAS11.8261
DOVER3.6326
DRACUT18140
DUDLEY17.6148
DUXBURY12257
EAST BRIDGEWATER16.7163
EAST BROOKFIELD32.144
EASTHAM34.338
EASTHAMPTON20.6116
EAST LONGMEADOW15.9186
EASTON13238
EDGARTOWN88.56
EGREMONT57.119
ERVING27.861
ESSEX48.522
EVERETT13.4229
FAIRHAVEN25.277
FALL RIVER17156
FALMOUTH30.450
FITCHBURG16.4173
FOXBOROUGH25.574
FRAMINGHAM12.7245
FRANKLIN11.7263
FREETOWN12.4254
GARDNER18.8131
GEORGETOWN9.8290
GILL4032
GLOUCESTER25.475
GOSHEN19127
GRAFTON10.7275
GRANBY9.6293
GRANVILLE12.8243
GREAT BARRINGTON6912
GREENFIELD22.992
GROTON9.4295
GROVELAND13.9215
HADLEY32.443
HALIFAX14.6202
HAMILTON12.9241
HAMPDEN15.6193
HANCOCK139.52
HANOVER15.9187
HANSON13.7221
HARDWICK36.834
HARVARD6.1317
HARWICH34.337
HATFIELD30.549
HAVERHILL14.8200
HEATH14.2210
HINGHAM19.4124
HINSDALE29.555
HOLBROOK16.7161
HOLDEN9.8289
HOLLAND24.282
HOLLISTON8.9302
HOLYOKE21.8100
HOPEDALE10.2283
HOPKINTON9.4296
HUBBARDSTON13.7222
HUDSON17.8143
HULL27.266
HUNTINGTON18.3136
IPSWICH27.363
KINGSTON21.4104
LAKEVILLE14.1211
LANCASTER1.2332
LANESBOROUGH45.326
LAWRENCE13.1235
LEE45.425
LEICESTER15.5194
LENOX89.65
LEOMINSTER16.2178
LEVERETT5.4322
LEXINGTON8.9300
LINCOLN3.1329
LITTLETON9299
LONGMEADOW7.6312
LOWELL13.8218
LUDLOW19128
LUNENBURG20.8113
LYNN11.7262
LYNNFIELD12.9240
MALDEN11.3269
MANCHESTER25.376
MANSFIELD16183
MARBLEHEAD17.2152
MARION24.580
MARLBOROUGH17.7146
MARSHFIELD15.9185
MASHPEE20.7114
MATTAPOISETT24.878
MAYNARD26.769
MEDFIELD10288
MEDFORD8.7303
MEDWAY12.5249
MELROSE5.2323
MENDON22.396
MERRIMAC12.6247
METHUEN13.5227
MIDDLEBOROUGH13.4230
MIDDLETON18.9129
MILFORD21.4103
MILLBURY21.1109
MILLIS16.5169
MILLVILLE12.5251
MILTON4.1325
MONROE82.68
MONSON14213
MONTAGUE28.457
MONTEREY10.4278
NAHANT20.5117
NANTUCKET87.57
NATICK11.5266
NEEDHAM8309
NEW ASHFORD43.927
NEW BEDFORD19.1126
NEW BRAINTREE10287
NEWBURY18139
NEWBURYPORT23.586
NEW MARLBOROUGH33.141
NEW SALEM10.1284
NEWTON14214
NORFOLK8307
NORTH ADAMS2768
NORTHAMPTON33.340
NORTH ANDOVER12.7246
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH13.6225
NORTHBOROUGH18.4135
NORTHBRIDGE13.4232
NORTH BROOKFIELD17.1155
NORTHFIELD16.5168
NORTH READING12.8244
NORTON16.3175
NORWELL14.3208
NORWOOD17.8144
OAK BLUFFS72.99
OAKHAM21111
ORANGE2391
ORLEANS61.117
OTIS43.428
OXFORD16.8159
PALMER24.779
PAXTON12.5252
PEABODY15.6190
PEMBROKE16.3177
PEPPERELL6.1318
PETERSHAM56.720
PHILLIPSTON17.8142
PITTSFIELD27.365
PLAINFIELD30.946
PLAINVILLE26.670
PLYMOUTH21.8101
PLYMPTON10.6276
PRINCETON23.487
PROVINCETOWN237.91
QUINCY16.5170
RANDOLPH11.8260
RAYNHAM18.7133
READING8.9301
REHOBOTH18.1138
REVERE13.7220
RICHMOND6.8314
ROCHESTER7.6311
ROCKLAND17.2153
ROCKPORT12.9239
ROWLEY18.8132
ROYALSTON23.884
RUSSELL22.593
RUTLAND12.5250
SALEM21110
SALISBURY39.833
SANDISFIELD54.621
SANDWICH19.8121
SAUGUS16.5166
SAVOY43.429
SCITUATE14.9199
SEEKONK30.647
SHARON6.2316
SHEFFIELD27.662
SHELBURNE68.714
SHERBORN7.3313
SHIRLEY11.1272
SHREWSBURY10.4279
SHUTESBURY5.6321
SOMERSET16181
SOMERVILLE15.4196
SOUTHAMPTON22.494
SOUTHBOROUGH15.4197
SOUTHBRIDGE22.199
SOUTH HADLEY16180
SOUTHWICK28.458
SPENCER17.1154
SPRINGFIELD12.8242
STERLING14.1212
STOCKBRIDGE102.74
STONEHAM11.7264
STOUGHTON15.6192
STOW13.7223
STURBRIDGE35.635
SUDBURY11.9259
SUNDERLAND27.167
SUTTON10285
SWAMPSCOTT13.1237
SWANSEA18.9130
TAUNTON14.5206
TEMPLETON21.2108
TEWKSBURY13.5228
TISBURY27.960
TOPSFIELD3.3328
TOWNSEND11.2271
TRURO69.911
TYNGSBOROUGH28.359
TYRINGHAM30.648
UPTON9.3298
UXBRIDGE15.6191
WAKEFIELD9.6292
WALES10.9274
WALPOLE15.8188
WALTHAM15.7189
WARE21.3106
WAREHAM23.488
WARREN19.5123
WASHINGTON18.6134
WATERTOWN17.5149
WAYLAND13.1236
WEBSTER23.389
WELLESLEY5.7319
WELLFLEET123.63
WENDELL23.685
WESTBOROUGH22.495
WEST BOYLSTON17158
WEST BRIDGEWATER30.451
WEST BROOKFIELD24.381
WESTFIELD11.9258
WESTFORD16.4172
WESTMINSTER19.2125
WEST NEWBURY4.7324
WESTON0.9333
WESTPORT15.5195
WEST SPRINGFIELD17.3150
WEST STOCKBRIDGE68.913
WESTWOOD3.4327
WEYMOUTH13.4231
WHATELY33.439
WHITMAN12.4253
WILBRAHAM11.3270
WILLIAMSBURG48.323
WILLIAMSTOWN41.330
WILMINGTON6.3315
WINCHENDON21.4105
WINCHESTER8310
WINDSOR22.297
WINTHROP12256
WOBURN13.1234
WORCESTER16182
WORTHINGTON34.636
WRENTHAM16.4171
YARMOUTH27.364
SOURCE: ABCC