For population 25 years and over in Bolton:
For population 15 years and over in Bolton town:
244 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.9% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (13.4 miles , pop. 66,910).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (27.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (160.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Clinton, MA (2.0 miles ), South Lancaster, MA (2.0 miles ), Clinton, MA (2.0 miles ), Hudson, MA (2.0 miles ), Berlin, MA (2.0 miles ), Lancaster, MA (2.0 miles ), Hudson, MA (2.1 miles ), Stow, MA (2.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 71.61 W
Area code: 978
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Crime in Bolton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Work and jobs in Bolton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bolton, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bolton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Bolton town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bolton-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from Bolton center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Bolton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wilbert Robinson - Baseball player and coach, Amos Nourse - Politician, Frederick A. Sawyer - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Bolton:
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Local government website: www.bolton.ma.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bolton:
Public high school in Bolton:
See full list of schools located in Bolton
Public elementary/middle school in Bolton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.460. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bolton and their reported violations in the past:BOLTON COUNTRY MANOR (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Bolton compared to Massachusetts state average:
Banks with branches in Bolton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Bolton (based on Worcester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 135
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Bolton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 47 meters (154ft)
Total costs: $17,799,000
Total average daily traffic: 411,908
Total average daily truck traffic: 51,589
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bolton)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bolton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Bolton, MA
Total of 355 patent applications in 2008-2013.