Boston, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 1,315 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 554  (42.2%)
Females: 761  (57.8%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31626.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,900 (it was $19,313 in 2000)
Boston:

$32,900
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,109 (it was $9,622 in 2000)

Boston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,693 (it was $42,200 in 2000)
Boston:

$98,693
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,351; detached houses: $132,990; mobile homes: $48,952

Median gross rent in 2017: $685.

March 2019 cost of living index in Boston: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Boston, GA (2010)
    • 85464.9%Black alone
    • 42632.4%White alone
    • 272.1%Hispanic
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Boston, Georgia as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boston is 99 to 1.


Crime rates in Boston by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(150.5)
1
(75.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.2)
1
(75.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(1,126)
20
(1,505)
9
(682.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(750.8)
10
(752.4)
11
(834.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(3,529)
29
(2,182)
36
(2,731)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.2)
1
(75.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)418.9589.9393.8

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 Boston, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Georgia average:

3.74
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Ancestries: Irish (6.5%), English (6.0%), American (4.3%), Scottish (2.3%), British (2.1%), Czechoslovakian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 590 people per square mile   (low).

Boston, Georgia map

92 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

6.7%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,434 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,173 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (37.1 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (131.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (695.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Dixie, GA (2.4 miles ),
Barwick, GA (2.7 miles ),
Thomasville, GA (3.4 miles ),
Pavo, GA (3.5 miles ),
Quitman, GA (3.7 miles ),
Coolidge, GA (4.0 miles ),
Monticello, FL (4.2 miles ),
Empress, GA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.79 N, Longitude: 83.79 W

Area code: 229

Distribution of median household income in Boston, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Boston, GA in 2017
Boston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in Boston, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.6%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Boston, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Boston, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boston-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/13/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Boston city center killed 6 people and injured 15 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 tornado 32.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 226.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 259.1 miles away from Boston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thomas County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boston:

  • THOMASVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • BRIAN CENTER OF THOMASVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - THOMASVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • HOSPITALITY CARE CTR OF THOMASVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHWEST GEORGIA (Hospital, about 12 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • CAMELLIA GARDENS OF LIFE CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; THOMASVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boston:

  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 27 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 31 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Florida State University (about 39 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 39 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 41 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 45 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 51 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Boston: Boston Fire Department Station 4 (A), Boston Carnegie Branch Moultrie-Colquitt County Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Boston City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Bobby Walden - Football player, Jessie Small - Football player.

Thomas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BOSTON (Population served: 1,378, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Boston (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Boston Branch at 124 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Boston:

Marital status in Boston, GA
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Boston:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boston, GA (based on Thomas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,66467
Black Protestant3,97418
Mainline Protestant3,69620
Catholic8511
Other4683
None17,067-
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: 10
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Thomas County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Thomas County:

6.3%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Boston:

41.6%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Boston:

22.9%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Boston:

13.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

37.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Boston:

80.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boston, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 5$6,355$15,2520$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,403$49,6120$0
Sewerage 1$3,742$44,9040$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,748$44,9760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$891
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$14,338
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$26,248$31,49817$15,229

Boston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $345,000 ($262.36)
    Sewerage: $230,000 ($174.90)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $242,000 ($184.03)
    Police Protection: $214,000 ($162.74)
    Water Utilities: $155,000 ($117.87)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($98.86)
    Sewerage: $104,000 ($79.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($28.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($9.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($6.84)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($5.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($28.90)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($1.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($18.25)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($3.80)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $303,000 ($230.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($13.69)

Boston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $110,000 ($83.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($71.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($5.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $111,000 ($84.41)
    Other: $99,000 ($75.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($28.14)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.76)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($126.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $466,000 ($354.37)
    Other: $4,000 ($3.04)
  • Tax - Property: $217,000 ($165.02)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $62,000 ($47.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $56,000 ($42.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000 ($19.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($12.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($3.04)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.76)

Boston government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $387,000 ($294.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $353,000 ($268.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($25.86)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $7,000 ($5.32)

Boston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,000 ($118.63)

6.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grady County, GA  0.76% ($36,681 average AGI)
from Leon County, FL  0.55% ($44,488)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.41% ($30,047)


6.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grady County, GA  0.69% ($28,935 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.66% ($97,382)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.49% ($25,882)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boston:

  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: LENROB ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSFB (1490 AM; 1 kW; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: JIM CHION)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boston:

  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFSL (90.7 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WSTI-FM (105.3 FM; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boston:

  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W02CI (Channel 2; CAIRO/THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CEE, INC.)

Boston fatal accident list:

Dec 11, 2005 08:23 PM, Co Rd 151, Lat: 30.794660, Lon: -83.797910, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 2003 12:47 AM, Sr-38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 2003 10:45 AM, Us-84 (Sr 38), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 11, 1999 10:21 PM, Us-84(Sr38), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1990 04:58 PM, Sr38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1989 11:28 AM, Sr38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.4mTotal length
  • $8,638,000Total costs
  • 13,150Total average daily traffic
  • 126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,725Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Boston, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Boston, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 800ft W Of Int Of W Rr Ave And Brooks Ave (Lat: 30.795056 Lon: -83.804806), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQWK260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2015, Expiration Date: 09/18/2025, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flor J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 602 E Horn St (Lat: 30.794639 Lon: -83.781528), Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WPNL782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.343 MHz, 928.343 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003, Phone: (401) 827-5840
  • BOSTON, 94 Old Thomasville Road (Lat: 30.814806 Lon: -83.739806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WQZV582,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 08/15/2017, Expiration Date: 08/15/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4ZYS, Licensee ID: L00423709, Grant Date: 04/13/1993, Expiration Date: 04/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: James E Hancock, Rt 1 Box 795, Boston, GA 31626
  • Call Sign: KF4CLE, Licensee ID: L01019386, Grant Date: 07/02/2015, Expiration Date: 08/14/2025, Certifier: Terry L Sadler, Registrant: Terry L Sadler, 3551 Five Forks Rd, Boston, GA 31626
  • Call Sign: KF4HSM, Licensee ID: L01116981, Grant Date: 02/18/2016, Expiration Date: 03/16/2026, Certifier: Wynona L Sadler, Registrant: Wynona L Sadler, 3551 Five Forks Rd, Boston, GA 31626
  • Call Sign: KJ4CQN, Licensee ID: L01378992, Grant Date: 03/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/12/2018, Certifier: Lori L Cannon, Registrant: Lori L Cannon, Boston, GA 31626
  • Call Sign: KJ4GOJ, Licensee ID: L01430350, Grant Date: 09/12/2018, Expiration Date: 09/11/2028, Certifier: David S Chandler, Registrant: David S Chandler, 3119 Five Forks Rd, Boston, GA 31626
  • Call Sign: KJ4LOO, Licensee ID: L01486703, Grant Date: 04/27/2009, Expiration Date: 04/27/2019, Certifier: Zachary J Chandler, Registrant: Zachary J Chandler, 3119 Five Forks Road, Boston, GA 31626

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CHARLES D REICHERT AL3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200A (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 175EC , Serial Number: TX-1033, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Charles D Reichert, 3478 Glasgow Rd, Boston, GA 31626
  • Aircraft: ECLIPSE AVIATION CORP EA500 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW610F-A (950 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 54KJ , Serial Number: 000091, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Swu LLC, 751 Hallman Rd, Boston, GA 31626
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7549R , Serial Number: 28-22111, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Josh G Herring, 6969 Whitney Camp Rd, Boston, GA 31626
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW545 SER (3952 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 958AP , Serial Number: 560-5074, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Lmc Leasing LLC, Po Box 95, Boston, GA 31626

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Boston, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.6%), and Structure Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Boston, GA
    • 12554.6%Outside Fires
    • 6227.1%Structure Fires
    • 3816.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boston, GA
Most common first names in Boston, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4876.3 years
Mary2676.1 years
William2272.5 years
John1972.1 years
Annie1679.8 years
Willie1569.9 years
Frank1374.9 years
Robert1367.5 years
George1273.4 years
Charles1077.0 years
Most common last names in Boston, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2978.1 years
Smith2976.8 years
Jones1778.0 years
Brooks1671.2 years
Brown1677.6 years
Davis1468.6 years
Johnson1475.1 years
Jackson1271.7 years
Cook1280.3 years
Miller1282.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boston, GA
  • 86.9%Electricity
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boston, GA
  • 95.6%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas


Boston compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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