Snapshot: architects per 10,000 residents, 2013
By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Oct. 10,2013
Architects like to live in the Boston suburbs. The communities with the most architects per 10,000 residents are Lincoln, Cambridge, Concord, and Essex. About 80 communities have no licensed architects, according to records from the state Department of Professional Licensure. The data is for 2013.
CommunityArchitects per 10,000 residents 2013RankTotal architects
ABINGTON3.81396
ACTON10.55623
ACUSHNET0.02710
ADAMS1.22301
AGAWAM1.42174
ALFORD20.2131
AMESBURY6.19910
AMHERST7.18127
ANDOVER8.47328
AQUINNAH0.02710
ARLINGTON23.1899
ASHBURNHAM0.02710
ASHBY6.5922
ASHFIELD11.5472
ASHLAND6.68811
ATHOL0.02710
ATTLEBORO0.72583
AUBURN1.92003
AVON2.31811
AYER2.71682
BARNSTABLE3.314815
BARRE1.92011
BECKET0.02710
BEDFORD3.81385
BELCHERTOWN2.01923
BELLINGHAM0.62631
BELMONT22.61056
BERKLEY0.02710
BERLIN7.0832
BERNARDSTON0.02710
BEVERLY9.16536
BILLERICA2.21869
BLACKSTONE0.02710
BLANDFORD0.02710
BOLTON10.2595
BOSTON11.248690
BOURNE1.02382
BOXBOROUGH4.01292
BOXFORD6.3965
BOYLSTON6.9843
BRAINTREE3.913214
BREWSTER2.01932
BRIDGEWATER1.52124
BRIMFIELD5.51112
BROCKTON0.62626
BROOKFIELD0.02710
BROOKLINE18.619109
BUCKLAND0.02710
BURLINGTON2.91607
CAMBRIDGE35.82377
CANTON8.37418
CARLISLE22.7911
CARVER0.02710
CHARLEMONT0.02710
CHARLTON0.82501
CHATHAM9.8616
CHELMSFORD2.41788
CHELSEA1.72076
CHESHIRE0.02710
CHESTER7.5781
CHESTERFIELD0.02710
CHICOPEE0.42672
CHILMARK0.02710
CLARKSBURG0.02710
CLINTON0.72551
COHASSET10.6558
COLRAIN6.01031
CommunityArchitects per 10,000 residents 2013RankTotal architects
CONCORD30.0353
CONWAY5.31121
CUMMINGTON0.02710
DALTON4.41223
DANVERS4.212611
DARTMOUTH3.514512
DEDHAM3.21498
DEERFIELD0.02710
DENNIS2.11903
DIGHTON0.02710
DOUGLAS1.22291
DOVER16.1289
DRACUT0.72592
DUDLEY0.02710
DUNSTABLE3.11531
DUXBURY13.34120
EAST BRIDGEWATER0.72571
EAST BROOKFIELD0.02710
EASTHAM2.01941
EASTHAMPTON1.91983
EAST LONGMEADOW1.91963
EASTON6.59315
EDGARTOWN7.4803
EGREMONT0.02710
ERVING0.02710
ESSEX25.749
EVERETT0.02710
FAIRHAVEN0.02710
FALL RIVER0.72606
FALMOUTH6.78621
FITCHBURG0.72533
FLORIDA0.02710
FOXBOROUGH2.41774
FRAMINGHAM2.915920
FRANKLIN2.51738
FREETOWN2.31822
GARDNER0.02710
GEORGETOWN3.71413
GILL0.02710
GLOUCESTER5.910417
GOSHEN0.02710
GOSNOLD0.02710
GRAFTON3.41466
GRANBY3.21502
GRANVILLE0.02710
GREAT BARRINGTON16.92412
GREENFIELD1.12312
GROTON6.6917
GROVELAND1.52101
HADLEY5.71073
HALIFAX1.32211
HAMILTON9.0667
HAMPDEN0.02710
HANCOCK13.9381
HANOVER7.97711
HANSON2.91583
HARDWICK3.31471
HARVARD10.7517
HARWICH2.51753
HATFIELD3.01551
HAVERHILL1.02396
HAWLEY0.02710
HEATH14.2371
HINGHAM14.43632
HINSDALE0.02710
HOLBROOK2.81643
HOLDEN2.31804
HOLLAND0.02710
HOLLISTON4.41236
HOLYOKE1.52136
HOPEDALE6.8854
HOPKINTON8.07512
HUBBARDSTON0.02710
HUDSON1.62083
HULL12.64313
HUNTINGTON4.61191
IPSWICH16.72622
KINGSTON0.82481
LAKEVILLE0.02710
LANCASTER1.22271
LANESBOROUGH0.02710
LAWRENCE0.12701
LEE0.02710
LEICESTER0.92411
LENOX8.0764
LEOMINSTER1.52146
LEVERETT0.02710
LEXINGTON21.01266
LEYDEN0.02710
LINCOLN40.9126
LITTLETON5.61105
LONGMEADOW1.91973
LOWELL0.82518
LUDLOW0.02710
LUNENBURG3.01563
LYNN0.32683
LYNNFIELD6.01027
MALDEN2.716916
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA25.3513
MANSFIELD4.711711
MARBLEHEAD24.7649
MARION6.11003
MARLBOROUGH1.32225
MARSHFIELD4.412411
MASHPEE2.91614
MATTAPOISETT6.6904
MAYNARD4.01314
MEDFIELD6.7878
MEDFORD5.910533
MEDWAY1.62092
MELROSE17.42347
MENDON1.72061
MERRIMAC3.21522
METHUEN0.82464
MIDDLEBOROUGH1.32233
MIDDLEFIELD0.02710
MIDDLETON0.02710
MILFORD1.82025
MILLBURY1.52112
MILLIS1.32251
MILLVILLE0.02710
MILTON15.92943
MONROE0.02710
MONSON2.31792
MONTAGUE0.02710
MONTEREY10.4571
MONTGOMERY0.02710
MOUNT WASHINGTON0.02710
NAHANT8.8703
NANTUCKET11.84612
NATICK10.94936
NEEDHAM10.75231
NEW ASHFORD0.02710
NEW BEDFORD0.72547
NEW BRAINTREE0.02710
NEWBURY18.02112
NEWBURYPORT12.14521
NEW MARLBOROUGH6.6891
NEW SALEM0.02710
NEWTON18.917161
NORFOLK3.61424
NORTH ADAMS0.02710
NORTHAMPTON6.39518
NORTH ANDOVER3.21519
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH1.42184
NORTHBOROUGH3.51445
NORTHBRIDGE1.32242
NORTH BROOKFIELD0.02710
NORTHFIELD0.02710
NORTH READING0.72611
NORTON3.71407
NORWELL5.71086
NORWOOD4.512113
OAK BLUFFS8.8674
OAKHAM5.31131
ORANGE0.02710
ORLEANS18.71811
OTIS6.2981
OXFORD1.52152
PALMER0.82471
PAXTON2.11911
PEABODY0.82494
PELHAM15.1322
PEMBROKE2.81635
PEPPERELL1.72042
PERU0.02710
PETERSHAM24.373
PHILLIPSTON0.02710
PITTSFIELD2.218710
PLAINFIELD0.02710
PLAINVILLE2.41762
PLYMOUTH2.717115
PLYMPTON3.51431
PRINCETON5.91062
PROVINCETOWN10.2603
QUINCY4.711843
RANDOLPH1.22264
RAYNHAM0.72521
READING8.57221
REHOBOTH0.92431
REVERE0.22691
RICHMOND0.02710
ROCHESTER3.81362
ROCKLAND4.61208
ROCKPORT8.6716
ROWE0.02710
ROWLEY5.11143
ROYALSTON0.02710
RUSSELL0.02710
RUTLAND2.51742
SALEM10.65344
SALISBURY1.22281
SANDISFIELD0.02710
SANDWICH4.41259
SAUGUS2.31836
SAVOY0.02710
SCITUATE8.86916
SEEKONK0.72561
SHARON10.85019
SHEFFIELD9.2643
SHELBURNE15.8303
SHERBORN19.4168
SHIRLEY1.42191
SHREWSBURY2.21848
SHUTESBURY5.61091
SOMERSET1.12332
SOMERVILLE14.933113
SOUTHAMPTON1.72051
SOUTHBOROUGH3.11543
SOUTHBRIDGE0.62641
SOUTH HADLEY1.12322
SOUTHWICK0.02710
SPENCER0.92441
SPRINGFIELD0.824513
STERLING3.81353
STOCKBRIDGE10.3582
STONEHAM6.110113
STOUGHTON1.91995
STOW10.6547
STURBRIDGE1.12341
SUDBURY9.66217
SUNDERLAND0.02710
SUTTON2.21882
SWAMPSCOTT13.14218
SWANSEA0.02710
TAUNTON0.02710
TEMPLETON0.02710
TEWKSBURY1.02363
TISBURY17.7227
TOLLAND0.02710
TOPSFIELD14.8349
TOWNSEND2.21852
TRURO20.0154
TYNGSBOROUGH1.82032
TYRINGHAM0.02710
UPTON4.01303
UXBRIDGE3.01574
WAKEFIELD8.86822
WALES0.02710
WALPOLE5.011612
WALTHAM5.111531
WARE1.02371
WAREHAM2.71656
WARREN1.91951
WARWICK0.02710
WASHINGTON0.02710
WATERTOWN13.54043
WAYLAND16.22721
WEBSTER0.62651
WELLESLEY13.93939
WELLFLEET18.2205
WENDELL0.02710
WENHAM4.11282
WESTBOROUGH2.21894
WEST BOYLSTON0.02710
WEST BRIDGEWATER1.42161
WEST BROOKFIELD2.71671
WESTFIELD0.52662
WESTFORD2.71666
WESTHAMPTON6.2971
WESTMINSTER4.11273
WEST NEWBURY7.1823
WESTON16.92519
WESTPORT3.91346
WEST SPRINGFIELD1.12353
WEST STOCKBRIDGE15.3312
WEST TISBURY14.6354
WESTWOOD9.66314
WEYMOUTH3.913321
WHATELY0.02710
WHITMAN1.42202
WILBRAHAM2.81624
WILLIAMSBURG12.1443
WILLIAMSTOWN6.4945
WILMINGTON2.71706
WINCHENDON0.02710
WINCHESTER20.11443
WINDSOR22.2112
WINTHROP7.47913
WOBURN2.617210
WORCESTER0.924216
WORTHINGTON0.02710
WRENTHAM0.92401
YARMOUTH3.81379
SOURCE: Mass. Division of Professional Licensure