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Population in 2010: 8,023. Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 4,031  (50.2%)
Females: 3,992  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14025.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,272 (it was $48,315 in 2000)
Boston:

$63,272
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,745 (it was $21,303 in 2000)

Boston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,630 (it was $109,300 in 2000)
Boston:

$157,630
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $168,704; Detached houses: $177,463; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,756; In 2-unit structures: $154,891; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,674; Mobile homes: $28,256
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Boston races chart
  • White alone - 7,835 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 78 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boston: 173.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.3%), Irish (23.3%), Polish (22.7%), English (13.0%), Italian (9.9%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1817

Land area: 35.8 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

Boston,NY real estate house value index trend

Boston, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Boston:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boston town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

249 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  3.2%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Boston town:  2.7% ($2,928)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Boston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (17.6 miles , pop. 79,988).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (17.6 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (262.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: North Boston, NY (1.4 miles ), Colden, NY (2.3 miles ), Hamburg, NY (2.4 miles ), Eden, NY (2.6 miles ), Orchard Park, NY (2.7 miles ), Concord, NY (3.0 miles ), Wanakah, NY (3.1 miles ), North Collins, NY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $214,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area code: 716

Boston household income distribution Boston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)

Work and jobs in Boston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Boston, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boston, New York average temperatures Boston, New York average precipitation Boston, New York humidity Boston, New York wind speed Boston, New York snowfall Boston, New York sunshine Boston, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Boston-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Boston town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boston-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from Boston center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from the city 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 282.6 miles away from Boston center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boston:

  • FATHER BAKER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ORCHARD PARK, NY)
  • ELDERWOOD HEALTH CARE AT LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAMBURG, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB ORCHARD PARK L L C (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ORCHARD PARK, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB EDEN L L C (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EDEN, NY)
  • SOUTHTOWNS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HAMBURG, NY)
  • ORCHARD PARK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ORCHARD PARK, NY)
  • PEOPLE, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ORCHARD PARK, NY)

Amtrak stations near Boston:

  • 17 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boston:

  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 10 miles; Orchard Park, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • Erie Community College (about 17 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • D'Youville College (about 19 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Canisius College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Buffalo State SUNY (about 21 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 10,439)
  • Daemen College (about 22 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)

Library in Boston:

  • BOSTON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $169,773; Location: 9474 BOSTON STATE ROAD; 18,709 books; 1,751 audio materials; 2,299 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Boston: Zittel's Dairy Farm (A), Dreams End Farm (B), Patchin Fire Company (C), Boston Fire Company (D), North Boston Fire Company (E), Patchin Volunteer Fire Company (F), Boston Free Library (G), Boston Town Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Boston include: Churchill Memorial United Methodist Church (A), Saint Martin's Lutheran Church (B), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (C), Berean Free Presbyterian Church (D), Faith United Church of Christ (E), Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church (F), Boston Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Saint Paul Cemetery (2), Cobble Hill Cemetery (3), Maple Wood Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Boston Historical Society (Museums; 9410 Boston State Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.334. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.48
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.7%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

7.4%
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Boston compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.

Banks with branches in Boston (2011 data):

  • Evans Bank, National Association: North Boston Branch at 7205 Boston State Road, branch established on 1975/03/17. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $730.9 mil, Deposits: $618.8 mil, headquarters in Angola, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Evans Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boston town (based on Erie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.38%
Here: 74.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents77.0%2.8%2.7%2.6%2.0%
Congregations26.1%2.8%6.7%8.6%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.6%1.4%6.4%
Congregations6.8%6.8%5.6%4.2%30.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
Erie County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

2.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.69%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($36,008 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($32,012)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($28,680)


3.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.10%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($862 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($38,661 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($37,071)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.08% ($34,748)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boston:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPQ (1330 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: HAWK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boston:

  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Boston:

  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Boston, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Boston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total costs: $26,130,000
Total average daily traffic: 126,312
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,510

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 15
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Boston, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10505 Manchester Rd (Lat: 42.592833 Lon: -78.667250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WPIG690
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 09/05/2020, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • South Feddick Road (Lat: 42.609778 Lon: -78.779472), Call Sign: KRA528, Licensee ID: L00003840
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2003
    Registrant: County Of Erie, 3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY 14227, Phone: (716) 858-8369
  • Nysp Sta 8550 Boston Sr (Lat: 42.648944 Lon: -78.753361), Call Sign: WNLQ248
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4600 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 42.1400 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023
    Registrant: Nysp Communications Technology Support, Bldg. 15, Glenville Business & Technology Park West, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
  • 105005 Manchester Rd (Lat: 42.593111 Lon: -78.667250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68 m, Call Sign: WNPU605, Licensee ID: L00001988
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9400 MHz, 48.1400 MHz, 48.1800 MHz, 48.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2004, Expiration Date: 07/19/2014, Certifier: John A Rimlinger
    Registrant: National Fuel Distribution Corporation, 365 Mineral Spring Rd, Buffalo, NY 14210, Phone: (716) 827-5512
  • 6405 Ward Road (Lat: 42.688389 Lon: -78.753639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WPSF758
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.380 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2006, Expiration Date: 04/09/2016, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: The Pfeiffer Group, 2365 Fire Hall Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 393-0180, Fax: (585) 396-2388, Email:
  • Lat: 42.656944 Lon: -78.747333, Call Sign: WQJM525
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.920 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2018, Certifier: James E Puta
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 2.4 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 42.609778 Lon: -78.779472), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPNC783
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2012, Expiration Date: 03/13/2022
    Registrant: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 855-7427, Fax: (716) 855-7447, Email:
  • WARD ROAD, Near The Intersection Of Cole And Ward Roads, .2 Miles West Of Cole Road (Lat: 42.694222 Lon: -78.721417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WPOL833
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 01/10/2020, Certifier: Matthew J Baudo
    Registrant: Erie County Water Authority, 3030 Union Road, Buffalo, NY 14227, Phone: (716) 685-8225, Fax: (716) 684-3937, Email:
  • WDCX Transmitter, Zimmerman Rd .4 Mi N Of Rice Hill Rd (Lat: 42.635278 Lon: -78.767778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 123 m, Call Sign: WLO863, Licensee ID: L00013724
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/1989, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
    Registrant: Kimtron, Inc.

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 10505 Manchester Road (Lat: 42.592833 Lon: -78.667222), Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: KGI787
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boston)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Boston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Boston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boston, NY
Most common first names in Boston, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1979.8 years
Robert1566.7 years
Mary1482.6 years
Edward1172.6 years
Elizabeth1076.6 years
Helen1078.9 years
Joseph982.8 years
George878.1 years
Dorothy874.0 years
Albert782.7 years
Most common last names in Boston, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rychlik776.4 years
Smith777.4 years
Dinse676.4 years
Spors675.7 years
Rockwood586.4 years
Golabek477.5 years
Feltz474.5 years
Emerling482.7 years
Jensen480.8 years
May486.8 years

Businesses in Boston, NY

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Nike: 1

Boston on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeffrey R. Sullivan (7)
  • Noel Galluch (5)
  • Noel F. Galluch (4)
  • James Smolarek (4)
  • David C. Meyer (3)
  • Robert Francis Desjardins (3)
  • Frank Gertler (3)
  • Thomas R. Lanham (2)
  • Jeffery R. Sullivan (2)
  • Jerome Gorrell (1)

Total of 34 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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