snapshot: funeral directors per 10,000

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Dec. 19, 2013
Funeral directors are among the many professions which are licensed in Massachusetts. The map and chart show the number of funeral directors per 10,000 residents. The data is from 2013 and is from the state Board of Professional Licensure.
CommunityFuneral directors per 10,000RankFuneral directorsPopulation
ABINGTON1.9153315,985
ACTON1.8157421,924
ACUSHNET0.0214010,303
ADAMS4.73748,485
AGAWAM2.5123728,438
ALFORD0.02140494
AMESBURY3.769616,283
AMHERST0.8201337,819
ANDOVER0.9196333,201
AQUINNAH0.02140311
ARLINGTON2.1142942,844
ASHBURNHAM0.021406,081
ASHBY0.021403,074
ASHFIELD0.021401,737
ASHLAND2.4127416,593
ATHOL8.6101011,584
ATTLEBORO0.9195443,593
AUBURN2.5121416,188
AVON0.021404,356
AYER5.42647,427
BARNSTABLE3.5771645,193
BARRE0.021405,398
BECKET0.021401,779
BEDFORD2.3133313,320
BELCHERTOWN0.0214014,649
BELLINGHAM1.2184216,332
BELMONT2.8103724,729
BERKLEY0.021406,411
BERLIN0.021402,866
BERNARDSTON0.021402,129
BEVERLY3.5761439,502
BILLERICA1.7162740,243
BLACKSTONE1.118819,026
BLANDFORD0.021401,233
BOLTON0.021404,897
BOSTON1.8155114617,594
BOURNE4.058819,754
BOXBOROUGH0.021404,996
BOXFORD0.021407,965
BOYLSTON0.021404,355
BRAINTREE4.2561535,744
BREWSTER0.021409,820
BRIDGEWATER2.6112726,567
BRIMFIELD0.021403,609
BROCKTON2.01431993,810
BROOKFIELD2.99813,390
BROOKLINE3.7642258,732
BUCKLAND0.021401,902
BURLINGTON1.6167424,498
CAMBRIDGE1.417415105,162
CANTON7.0201521,561
CARLISLE0.021404,852
CARVER0.9199111,509
CHARLEMONT0.021401,266
CHARLTON1.5172212,981
CHATHAM1.616816,125
CHELMSFORD3.0971033,802
CHELSEA3.1891135,177
CHESHIRE0.021403,235
CHESTER0.021401,337
CHESTERFIELD0.021401,222
CHICOPEE4.3532455,298
CHILMARK0.02140866
CLARKSBURG0.021401,702
CLINTON3.771513,606
COHASSET0.021407,542
COLRAIN0.021401,671
CONCORD4.544817,668
CONWAY0.021401,897
CUMMINGTON0.02140872
DALTON0.021406,756
DANVERS4.5431226,493
DARTMOUTH0.0214034,032
DEDHAM3.673924,729
DEERFIELD7.81545,125
DENNIS2.8104414,207
DIGHTON0.021407,086
DOUGLAS0.021408,471
DOVER0.021405,589
DRACUT4.4511329,457
DUDLEY2.6113311,390
DUNSTABLE0.021403,179
DUXBURY0.0214015,059
EAST BRIDGEWATER0.7207113,790
EAST BROOKFIELD9.2922,183
EASTHAM0.021404,956
EASTHAMPTON6.9221116,053
EAST LONGMEADOW4.548715,720
EASTON2.6116623,112
EDGARTOWN0.021404,067
EGREMONT0.021401,225
ERVING0.021401,800
ESSEX0.021403,504
EVERETT2.61111141,667
FAIRHAVEN3.288515,873
FALL RIVER5.9255288,857
FALMOUTH3.8621231,531
FITCHBURG4.0601640,318
FLORIDA0.02140752
FOXBOROUGH2.4129416,865
FRAMINGHAM1.81611268,318
FRANKLIN1.6169531,635
FREETOWN2.313228,870
GARDNER4.9331020,228
GEORGETOWN2.412428,183
GILL0.021401,500
GLOUCESTER3.5821028,789
GOSHEN0.021401,054
GOSNOLD0.0214075
GRAFTON2.3134417,765
GRANBY0.021406,240
GRANVILLE0.021401,566
GREAT BARRINGTON12.7297,104
GREENFIELD5.227917,456
GROTON1.9152210,646
GROVELAND0.021406,459
HADLEY1.914915,250
HALIFAX0.021407,518
HAMILTON1.318117,764
HAMPDEN0.021405,139
HANCOCK0.02140717
HANOVER2.2139313,879
HANSON4.935510,209
HARDWICK0.021402,990
HARVARD0.021406,520
HARWICH0.0214012,243
HATFIELD0.021403,279
HAVERHILL4.4492760,879
HAWLEY0.02140337
HEATH0.02140706
HINGHAM0.9197222,157
HINSDALE4.93412,032
HOLBROOK2.8106310,791
HOLDEN4.059717,346
HOLLAND0.021402,481
HOLLISTON0.7204113,547
HOLYOKE3.0931239,880
HOPEDALE0.021405,911
HOPKINTON1.3178214,925
HUBBARDSTON0.021404,382
HUDSON1.0192219,063
HULL1.9148210,293
HUNTINGTON4.64012,180
IPSWICH3.092413,175
KINGSTON0.8202112,629
LAKEVILLE0.9194110,602
LANCASTER0.021408,055
LANESBOROUGH0.021403,091
LAWRENCE1.81561476,377
LEE5.03035,943
LEICESTER1.8158210,970
LENOX10.0755,025
LEOMINSTER2.0145840,759
LEVERETT0.021401,851
LEXINGTON1.0193331,394
LEYDEN0.02140711
LINCOLN0.021406,362
LITTLETON4.54748,924
LONGMEADOW0.0214015,784
LOWELL3.58137106,519
LUDLOW2.8102621,103
LUNENBURG3.095310,086
LYNN3.8633490,329
LYNNFIELD2.6117311,596
MALDEN2.51201559,450
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA1.914615,136
MANSFIELD0.9200223,184
MARBLEHEAD2.5119519,808
MARION0.021404,907
MARLBOROUGH2.91011138,499
MARSHFIELD2.4128625,132
MASHPEE0.0214014,006
MATTAPOISETT0.021406,045
MAYNARD3.096310,106
MEDFIELD5.032612,024
MEDFORD2.31301356,173
MEDWAY0.0214012,752
MELROSE4.8361326,983
MENDON0.021405,839
MERRIMAC1.617016,338
METHUEN2.81071347,255
MIDDLEBOROUGH2.2138523,116
MIDDLEFIELD0.02140521
MIDDLETON0.021408,987
MILFORD4.3541227,999
MILLBURY4.545613,261
MILLIS1.318317,891
MILLVILLE0.021403,190
MILTON3.7681027,003
MONROE0.02140121
MONSON3.57938,560
MONTAGUE1.218718,437
MONTEREY10.451961
MONTGOMERY0.02140838
MOUNT WASHINGTON0.02140167
NAHANT0.021403,410
NANTUCKET2.0144210,172
NATICK1.8159633,006
NEEDHAM1.7163528,886
NEW ASHFORD0.02140228
NEW BEDFORD3.7703595,072
NEW BRAINTREE0.02140999
NEWBURY0.021406,666
NEWBURYPORT0.6209117,416
NEW MARLBOROUGH0.021401,509
NEW SALEM0.02140990
NEWTON1.1190985,146
NORFOLK0.9198111,227
NORTH ADAMS5.128713,708
NORTHAMPTON3.5801028,549
NORTH ANDOVER2.5122728,352
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH2.4125728,712
NORTHBOROUGH1.4175214,155
NORTHBRIDGE6.4241015,707
NORTH BROOKFIELD8.51144,680
NORTHFIELD9.9833,032
NORTH READING3.486514,892
NORTON0.5212119,031
NORWELL1.9150210,506
NORWOOD2.8105828,602
OAK BLUFFS4.45024,527
OAKHAM0.021401,902
ORANGE1.318217,839
ORLEANS10.2665,890
OTIS0.021401,612
OXFORD5.129713,709
PALMER7.419912,140
PAXTON0.021404,806
PEABODY2.11401151,251
PELHAM0.021401,321
PEMBROKE3.961717,837
PEPPERELL2.6115311,497
PERU0.02140847
PETERSHAM0.021401,234
PHILLIPSTON0.021401,682
PITTSFIELD4.7382144,737
PLAINFIELD0.02140648
PLAINVILLE1.218618,264
PLYMOUTH3.7662156,468
PLYMPTON0.021402,820
PRINCETON2.99913,413
PROVINCETOWN6.82322,942
QUINCY3.4853192,271
RANDOLPH1.6171532,112
RAYNHAM0.7203113,383
READING1.2185324,743
REHOBOTH0.0214011,608
REVERE2.71101451,755
RICHMOND0.021401,475
ROCHESTER0.021405,232
ROCKLAND4.641817,489
ROCKPORT1.417316,952
ROWE0.02140393
ROWLEY3.48425,856
ROYALSTON0.021401,258
RUSSELL0.021401,775
RUTLAND0.021407,973
SALEM4.4521841,340
SALISBURY0.021408,283
SANDISFIELD0.02140915
SANDWICH0.0214020,675
SAUGUS4.1571126,628
SAVOY0.02140692
SCITUATE2.2137418,133
SEEKONK0.7205113,722
SHARON0.0214017,612
SHEFFIELD0.021403,257
SHELBURNE15.8131,893
SHERBORN0.021404,119
SHIRLEY1.417617,211
SHREWSBURY2.2135835,608
SHUTESBURY0.021401,771
SOMERSET1.7165318,165
SOMERVILLE1.81541475,754
SOUTHAMPTON0.021405,792
SOUTHBOROUGH3.19139,767
SOUTHBRIDGE7.8161316,719
SOUTH HADLEY4.642817,514
SOUTHWICK1.119119,502
SPENCER3.483411,688
SPRINGFIELD3.09446153,060
STERLING0.021407,808
STOCKBRIDGE0.021401,947
STONEHAM4.7391021,437
STOUGHTON3.7671026,962
STOW0.021406,590
STURBRIDGE1.118919,268
SUDBURY0.6210117,659
SUNDERLAND2.710913,684
SUTTON2.213628,963
SWAMPSCOTT0.7206113,787
SWANSEA1.9151315,865
TAUNTON3.2871855,874
TEMPLETON0.021408,013
TEWKSBURY1.7164528,961
TISBURY2.511813,949
TOLLAND0.02140485
TOPSFIELD0.021406,085
TOWNSEND0.021408,926
TRURO0.021402,003
TYNGSBOROUGH0.0214011,292
TYRINGHAM0.02140327
UPTON1.317917,542
UXBRIDGE0.0214013,457
WAKEFIELD3.674924,932
WALES0.021401,838
WALPOLE3.765924,070
WALTHAM1.61661060,632
WARE8.11489,872
WAREHAM3.772821,822
WARREN0.021405,135
WARWICK0.02140780
WASHINGTON0.02140538
WATERTOWN7.5182431,915
WAYLAND2.3131312,994
WEBSTER7.8171316,767
WELLESLEY2.1141627,982
WELLFLEET0.021402,750
WENDELL0.02140848
WENHAM0.021404,875
WESTBOROUGH0.5211118,272
WEST BOYLSTON1.318017,669
WEST BRIDGEWATER0.021406,916
WEST BROOKFIELD8.11333,701
WESTFIELD1.9147841,094
WESTFORD0.5213121,951
WESTHAMPTON0.021401,607
WESTMINSTER1.417717,277
WEST NEWBURY0.021404,235
WESTON0.0214011,261
WESTPORT4.546715,532
WEST SPRINGFIELD1.8160528,391
WEST STOCKBRIDGE0.021401,306
WEST TISBURY0.021402,740
WESTWOOD0.7208114,618
WEYMOUTH2.41261353,743
WHATELY0.021401,496
WHITMAN8.3121214,489
WILBRAHAM3.578514,219
WILLIAMSBURG12.1332,482
WILLIAMSTOWN0.021407,754
WILMINGTON3.675822,325
WINCHENDON2.9100310,300
WINCHESTER4.255921,374
WINDSOR11.141899
WINTHROP6.9211217,497
WOBURN2.61141038,124
WORCESTER3.19056181,045
WORTHINGTON0.021401,156
WRENTHAM2.7108310,955
YARMOUTH5.0311223,793
SOURCE: Board of Professional Licensure