Boxborough, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,996.
Population change since 2000: +2.6%
 
Males: 2,555  (51.1%)
Females: 2,441  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01719.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $141,977 (it was $87,618 in 2000)
Boxborough:

$141,977
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $65,428 (it was $40,794 in 2000)

Boxborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $704,739 (it was $336,600 in 2000)
Boxborough:

$704,739
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $591,306; detached houses: $624,642; townhouses or other attached units: $582,852; in 2-unit structures: $505,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $595,078; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,031; mobile homes: $95,409
March 2019 cost of living index in Boxborough: 151.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Boxborough, MA (2010)
    • 3,94078.9%White alone
    • 81316.3%Asian alone
    • 1132.3%Hispanic
    • 901.8%Two or more races
    • 240.5%Black alone
    • 140.3%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Boxborough, Massachusetts as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boxborough is 1,249 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Boxborough by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2011

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.6)
2
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(50.2)
2
(30.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.0)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(98.2)
7
(137.1)
7
(136.6)
5
(99.5)
1
(19.6)
7
(135.9)
2
(38.6)
2
(38.4)
7
(134.0)
15
(251.2)
3
(45.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(39.3)
6
(117.5)
14
(273.2)
13
(258.7)
4
(78.5)
4
(77.7)
6
(115.7)
5
(95.9)
3
(57.4)
3
(50.2)
1
(15.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(510.6)
28
(548.4)
34
(663.5)
32
(636.7)
44
(863.8)
17
(330.0)
20
(385.7)
17
(326.0)
15
(287.2)
18
(301.4)
14
(211.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
3
(58.8)
4
(78.1)
2
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.2)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.4)
3
(50.2)
1
(15.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.2)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)60.177.9122.272.644.056.363.633.246.9110.043.9

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City-data.com crime index in Boxborough, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), English (16.8%), German (13.4%), Italian (9.0%), United States (6.0%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1835

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 482 people per square mile   (low).

614 residents are foreign born (7.0% Asia, 3.0% Europe).

This town:

12.6%
Massachusetts:

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

1.4% ($4,867)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (13.6 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (24.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (166.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Acton, MA (1.9 miles ),
Littleton, MA (2.0 miles ),
Littleton Common, MA (2.0 miles ),
Stow, MA (2.1 miles ),
Harvard, MA (2.2 miles ),
Maynard, MA (2.2 miles ),
West Concord, MA (2.5 miles ),
Bolton, MA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 71.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 978

Distribution of median household income in Boxborough, MA in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 52 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $283,800
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $272,300
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $291,400
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $471,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $323,800
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $315,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $335,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Boxborough, MA residents
Average permit cost in Boxborough, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Boxborough, MA
Historical housing units in Boxborough, MA
Most common industries in Boxborough, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (11.6%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (25.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (12.9%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (3.1%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Boxborough, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (14.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (17.0%)
  • Engineers (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Top executives (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Computer specialists (11.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)

Average climate in Boxborough, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boxborough, Massachusetts average temperatures Boxborough, Massachusetts average precipitation Boxborough, Massachusetts humidity Boxborough, Massachusetts wind speed Boxborough, Massachusetts snowfall Boxborough, Massachusetts sunshine Boxborough, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
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 74.2. This is about average.

City:

74.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.252. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.547. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.547
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Boxborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Boxborough 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 5.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boxborough-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 175.0 miles away from Boxborough 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 70.3 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 177.2 miles away from the city 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 242.0 miles away from Boxborough 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 40.2 miles away from the city 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 161.6 miles away from Boxborough 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 Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Main business address for: CYTYC CORP (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Boxborough:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF NASHOBA VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LITTLETON, MA)
  • LITTLETON HOUSE NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LITTLETON, MA)
  • ACTON PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ACTON, MA)
  • SUBURBAN MANOR CONV AND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ACTON, MA)
  • WOODFORD OF AYER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AYER, MA)
  • WESTFORD HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WESTFORD, MA)
  • HUDSON NURSING HOME - OLD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUDSON, MA)

Heliports located in Boxborough:

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Amtrak stations near Boxborough:

  • 16 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boxborough:

  • Middlesex Community College (about 13 miles; Bedford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,040)
  • Framingham State University (about 14 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 16 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Brandeis University (about 16 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 16 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Bentley University (about 17 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Wellesley College (about 17 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)

Public elementary/middle school in Boxborough:

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Library in Boxborough:

  • SARGENT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $293,642; Location: 427 MASS. AVE.; 42,454 books; 930 e-books; 3,098 audio materials; 3,094 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 156 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Boxborough: Boxborough Fire Department (A), Blanchard Memorial School Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Boxborough: CYTYC CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Boxborough: United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: New South Cemetery (1), Old South Cemetery (2), Old North Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Muddy Pond (A), Eldridge Pond (B), Flagg Hill Pond (C), Wolf Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Nashoba Valley Olympia (Amusement & Theme Parks; 34 Massachusetts Avenue).

Hotel: Holiday Inn Boxborough (1 Adams Place).

Birthplace of: Bob Sweeney (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

Middlesex 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 Boxborough and their reported violations in the past:

APPLEWOOD CONDOMINIUM CORPORATION (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2007)
BROOK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.9%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.8%
Whole state:

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

2.1%
Whole state:

4.4%

Banks with branches in Boxborough (2011 data):

  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Boxborough Branch at 629 Massachusetts Avenue, branch established on 2006/01/31. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Boxborough:

Marital status in Boxborough, MA
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Boxborough:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boxborough, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
This county:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Boxborough, MA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Holiday Inn1
FedEx3UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Boxborough:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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 Boxborough:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAB (89.1 FM; ACTON, MA; Owner: ACTON-BOXBOROUGH REGIONAL SCH. DIST.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Boxborough:

  • 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)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
Boxborough fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Boxborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.9mTotal length
  • $21,313,000Total costs
  • 156,793Total average daily traffic
  • 6,456Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Boxborough)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • BLACKSTONE MA, 520 Mass Avenue (Lat: 42.481194 Lon: -71.507556), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVP522,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/25/2022, Certifier: William E Clayton, Registrant: Signal Communications Corporation, 4 Wheeling Ave, Woburn, MA 01801, Phone: (781) 933-0998, Fax: (781) 933-5019, Email:
  • 80 Swanson Road (Lat: 42.488750 Lon: -71.545306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQAC743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.647 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2014, Expiration Date: 05/05/2024, Certifier: Warren B Ryder, Registrant: All-Comm Technologies Inc, 5 Whitmore Road, Revere, MA 02151, Phone: (781) 289-3000, Fax: (781) 289-7300, Email:
  • Lat: 42.482056 Lon: -71.506056, Call Sign: WQPN956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.637 MHz, 457.637 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 457.812 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Curtis Bates, Registrant: Worad, Inc., 299 Brooks Street, Worcester, MA 01606, Phone: (508) 852-2693, Fax: (508) 852-2704, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boxborough)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26E (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 57 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1104S , Serial Number: 504, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis G Docherty, 96 Box Mill Rd, Boxborough, MA 01719
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1335R , Serial Number: AA5-0735, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Vanandel, 43 Waite, Boxborough, MA 01719
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16244 , Serial Number: 28-7305211, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): William S Oakland, 66 Whitney Ln, Boxborough, MA 01719

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2016, and the least - 12 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Boxborough, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.2%), and Structure Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Boxborough, MA
    • 14338.2%Outside Fires
    • 9024.1%Structure Fires
    • 8923.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5213.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boxborough, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boxborough, MA
  • 55.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boxborough, MA
  • 85.2%Electricity
  • 11.4%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Boxborough 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 significantly above state average.
There are 17 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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