Bolton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,897.
Population change since 2000: +18.1%
 
Males: 2,424  (49.5%)
Females: 2,473  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01740.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $151,172 (it was $102,798 in 2000)
Bolton:

$151,172
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $66,968 (it was $42,542 in 2000)

Bolton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $680,672 (it was $345,300 in 2000)
Bolton:

$680,672
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Bolton: 155.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Bolton, MA (2010)
    • 4,57793.5%White alone
    • 1302.7%Asian alone
    • 871.8%Hispanic
    • 701.4%Two or more races
    • 220.4%Black alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bolton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bolton, Massachusetts as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bolton is 2,449 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bolton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.9)
2
(43.5)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
2
(38.6)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(45.7)
4
(89.6)
2
(44.3)
2
(44.2)
2
(43.9)
4
(87.1)
9
(181.5)
7
(138.3)
8
(156.0)
2
(38.6)
5
(96.0)
4
(75.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(274.2)
12
(268.9)
10
(221.4)
29
(641.3)
11
(241.4)
25
(544.1)
19
(383.1)
18
(355.7)
13
(253.5)
13
(250.6)
9
(172.7)
5
(94.8)
9
(168.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(594.0)
27
(605.1)
23
(509.2)
31
(685.5)
27
(592.6)
27
(587.6)
25
(504.1)
25
(494.1)
43
(838.5)
33
(636.2)
36
(691.0)
29
(550.1)
22
(412.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(91.4)
1
(22.4)
4
(88.6)
1
(22.1)
2
(43.9)
2
(43.5)
3
(60.5)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.0)
2
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.9)
2
(37.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
1
(22.1)
2
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)59.480.769.582.994.6117.3104.385.8101.290.474.352.531.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bolton, MA

Crime rate in Bolton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (20.2%), English (20.0%), German (13.4%), Italian (12.2%), United States (7.7%), French (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1738

Elevation: 387 feet

Land area: 19.9 square miles.

Population density: 246 people per square mile   (very low).

Bolton, Massachusetts map

244 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.9% North America).

This town:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bolton town:

1.2% ($4,092)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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:

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 ),
Stow, MA (2.3 miles ),
Harvard, MA (2.4 miles ),
Boxborough, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 71.61 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Bolton, MA in 2017
Bolton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $291,700
  • 2009: 41 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,900
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $274,400
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $330,900
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $259,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Bolton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Bolton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Bolton, MA
Historical housing units in Bolton, MA
Most common industries in Bolton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.4%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (15.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Bolton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Computer specialists (9.3%)
  • Engineers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (15.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.8%)
  • Engineers (9.3%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Therapists (4.0%)

Average climate in Bolton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.5. This is about average.

City:

73.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.559. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.559
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bolton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 24% smaller 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 near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from Bolton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 176.8 miles away from Bolton center
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 Bolton center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from Bolton 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 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bolton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bolton:

  • HUDSON NURSING HOME - OLD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HUDSON, MA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-RIVER TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LANCASTER, MA)
  • CLINTON HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CLINTON, MA)
  • CLINTON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLINTON, MA)
  • BRAEMOOR EAST OF MARLBORO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-MARLBOROUGH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • MARLBOROUGH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)

Amtrak stations near Bolton:

  • 15 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bolton:

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,877)
  • Framingham State University (about 14 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 14 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Assumption College (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Worcester State University (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Clark University (about 17 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)

Public high school in Bolton:

Public elementary/middle school in Bolton:

See full list of schools located in Bolton

Library in Bolton:

  • BOLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $206,541; Location: 738 MAIN ST.; 24,256 books; 930 e-books; 1,562 audio materials; 3,075 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Bolton: Bolton Spring Farm (A), Nicewicz Farm (B), Schartner Farm (C), Camp Resolute (D), Camp Virginia (E), Runaway Brook Country Club (F), International Golf Club (G), Bolton Fire Department (H), Nashoba Winery (I), Bolton Town Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bolton include: Saint Francis Xavier Church (A), Trinity Church (B), Bolton Federated Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Cemetery (1), Eastwood Cemetery (2), Bolton Pan Cemetery (3), South Cemetery (4), Friends Cemetery (5), South Cemetery (6), Bolton Pan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Welch Pond (A), Little Pond (B), West Pond (C), Delaney Pond (D), Sunk Meadow (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bolton: Bolton Flats Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Wilbert Robinson - Baseball player and coach, Amos Nourse - Politician, Frederick A. Sawyer - Politician.

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bolton and their reported violations in the past:

BOLTON COUNTRY MANOR (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

83.3%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.4%

Banks with branches in Bolton (2011 data):

  • Clinton Savings Bank: Nashoba Regional High School Branch at 563 Main St., branch established on 1989/04/25; Bolton Branch at 563 Main Street, branch established on 1981/04/01. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $479.5 mil, Deposits: $362.7 mil, headquarters in Clinton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Clinton Financial Services, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Bolton:

Marital status in Bolton, MA
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 73.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bolton:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bolton, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Worcester County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Worcester County:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Worcester County:

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)

Businesses in Bolton, MA

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bolton:

  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bolton:

  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bolton:

  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Bolton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bolton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.9mTotal length
  • $22,183,000Total costs
  • 307,007Total average daily traffic
  • 35,906Total average daily truck traffic
  • 484,687Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard Byrne, 96 Hudson Road (Lat: 42.422778 Lon: -71.582333), Type: 41.4, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Shart@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 469-5559
  • Richard Byrne, 96 Hudson Road (Lat: 42.422778 Lon: -71.582333), Type: 41.4, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, 96 Hudson Road (Lat: 42.422778 Lon: -71.582333), Type: 41.4, Structure height: 25027 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Near (Lat: 42.437028 Lon: -71.603667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPLA719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz, 862.087 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.137 MHz, 862.162 MHz, 862.187 MHz, 862.212 MHz, 862.237 MHz, 862.262 MHz... (+148 more), Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 43.333667 Lon: -71.714222, Call Sign: WPUU921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.912 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2022, Certifier: Ronald A Parker, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 35 West Berlin Rd (Lat: 42.429722 Lon: -71.636111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPUZ660,
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.850 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2002, Expiration Date: 12/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2003, Certifier: Michael W Slepetz, Registrant: Apco International, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 322-2500, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 35 West Berlin Rd (Lat: 42.429722 Lon: -71.636111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPUZ663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.125 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2002, Expiration Date: 12/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2003, Certifier: Michael W Slepetz, Registrant: Apco International, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32119, Phone: (386) 322-2500, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Lat: 42.432333 Lon: -71.608250, Call Sign: WQCZ994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.712 MHz, Grant Date: 07/05/2005, Expiration Date: 07/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2015, Certifier: William Spratt, Registrant: Comtronics Corporation, 1230 Furnace Brook Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169, Phone: (617) 770-0212, Fax: (617) 770-0429, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Bolton, Main St, Rte 117 (Lat: 42.428389 Lon: -71.596806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WPOM830,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10652.5 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/13/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (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:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2010, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bolton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.2%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bolton, MA
    • 12339.2%Outside Fires
    • 9831.2%Structure Fires
    • 9028.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bolton, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bolton, MA
  • 84.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bolton, MA
  • 81.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Wood
  • 6.4%Electricity


Bolton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 19 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 698 patent applications in 2008-2020.