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West Boylston: Old Stone Church; on the shoreline of Wachusett Reservoir
 

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Population in 2010: 7,669. Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 

Males: 4,246  (55.4%)
Females: 3,423  (44.6%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01583.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,212 (it was $53,777 in 2000)
West Boylston:

$70,212
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,487

West Boylston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $268,108 (it was $155,100 in 2000)
West Boylston:

$268,108
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $361,075; Detached houses: $370,500; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,397; In 2-unit structures: $266,611; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $442,380; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,241

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West Boylston races chart
  • White alone - 6,817 (88.9%)
  • Hispanic - 404 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 321 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 52 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Boylston: 259.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), Italian (17.2%), English (14.3%), French (12.8%), Swedish (6.5%), Polish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1808

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 595 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in West Boylston:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Boylston town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

171 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  2.3%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

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

West Boylston town:  1.6% ($2,537)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
West Boylston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (6.4 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (35.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (159.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Boylston, MA (1.8 miles ), Holden, MA (1.8 miles ), Sterling, MA (2.3 miles ), Shrewsbury, MA (2.4 miles ), Worcester, MA (2.5 miles ), Clinton, MA (2.6 miles ), South Lancaster, MA (2.7 miles ), Paxton, MA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 71.79 W

Area codes: 774, 508

West Boylston household income distribution West Boylston home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West Boylston by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 012250310
per 100,000 0.013.225.825.660.20.037.113.00.0
Robberies 130133101
per 100,000 13.139.50.012.836.135.912.40.012.9
Assaults 598276605
per 100,000 65.5118.5103.325.684.371.774.20.064.4
Burglaries 32620283220322725
per 100,000 419.579.0258.2358.5385.4239.1395.8349.9322.2
Thefts 9514713715213813711610576
per 100,000 1245.21935.51768.91946.21662.31638.01434.81360.8979.5
Auto thefts 9991373861
per 100,000 118.0118.5116.2166.584.335.998.977.812.9
Arson 120100101
per 100,000 13.126.30.012.80.00.012.40.012.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 110.0144.2145.1151.7183.3114.7147.099.482.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in West Boylston, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

West Boylston-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the West Boylston town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Boylston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.1 miles away from West Boylston center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from West Boylston center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Birthplace of: Edwin Holmes (inventor) - Inventor, Erastus Brigham Bigelow - Inventor, Bruce Marshall (ice hockey) - Ice hockey coach, Charlie Baker (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in West Boylston:

  • OAKDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 86 N MAIN ST)
  • OAKDALE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 76 NORTH MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near West Boylston:

  • KNOLLWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • STERLING VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STERLING, MA)
  • HOLDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in West Boylston, MA

Amtrak stations near West Boylston:

  • 7 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.
  • 20 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.westboylston.com

College/University in West Boylston:

  • Salter College-West Boylston (Full-time enrollment: 913; Location: 184 West Boylston Suite # 1; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Boylston:

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 4 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,089)
  • Assumption College (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Worcester State College (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Clark University (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Fitchburg State College (about 16 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 3,820)

Public high school in West Boylston:

Public elementary/middle school in West Boylston:

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Library in West Boylston:

  • BEAMAN MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $349,704; Location: 8 NEWTON ST.; 51,568 books; 930 e-books; 2,903 audio materials; 3,879 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 116 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Boylston: Wachusett Country Club (A), West Boylston Fire Department (B), Beaman Memorial Public Library (C), Worcester County Jail and House of Corrections Library (D), Worcester County Jail and House of Corrections (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Meadowbrook Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Boylston include: Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Christ Lutheran Church (C), Bethlehem Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: High Plain Cemetery (1), Legge Cemetery (2), Saint Lukes Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lily Ponds (A), Carrolls Pond (B), Edwards Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stillwater River (A), Quinapoxet River (B), Muddy Brook (C), Gates Brook (D), Malden Brook (E), Scarletts Brook (F), Waushacum Brook (G), West Boylston Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in West Boylston: Goodale Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Aquarium Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 287 W. Boylston St.).

Hotels: ABC Printing (175 West Boylston Street), Classic Suites & Inns (181 West Boylston Street), Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast (24 Worcester Street), SONA Motor Inn (175 West Boylston Street).

 
Worcester 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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.7
U.S.:

22.1

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

WEST BOYLSTON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6699, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2003), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2003), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2003), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2003)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 57 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.5%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

3.2%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Boylston, MA

People in group quarters in West Boylston in 2010:

  • 1,138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in West Boylston in 2000:

  • 1,220 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

West Boylston compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in West Boylston (2011 data):

  • Commerce Bank & Trust Company: West Boylston Branch at 320 West Boylston Street, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2006/10/06: Bank assets: $1,410.8 mil, Deposits: $1,187.6 mil, headquarters in Worcester, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares Corp.
  • Clinton Savings Bank: West Boylston Branch at 231 West Boylston Street, branch established on 2000/08/07. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: West Boylston Branch at 240 West Boylston Street, branch established on 1965/12/28. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • United Bank: West Boylston Branch at 26 West Boylston Street, branch established on 2007/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/20: Bank assets: $1,617.9 mil, Deposits: $1,235.2 mil, headquarters in West Springfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fair Plaza Branch at Route 12, branch established on 1974/04/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for West Boylston town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Boylston:

  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Boylston:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • 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)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around West Boylston:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON 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.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

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

West Boylston, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 49
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of West Boylston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $22,530,000
Total average daily traffic: 300,197
Total average daily truck traffic: 38,062
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 474,102

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 4
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 13
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Boylston, MA


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Richard Byrne, Off Berman Street At Cutting Street (Lat: 42.385444 Lon: -71.784583), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 32.4 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, Off Berman Street At Cutting Street (Lat: 42.385444 Lon: -71.784583), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 32.4 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, Off Berman Street At Cutting Street (Lat: 42.385444 Lon: -71.784583), Type: 35.0, Structure height: 25027 m, Overall height: 32.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 7 Davidson Rd (Lat: 42.341750 Lon: -72.802861), Call Sign: KTA662
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/1996, Expiration Date: 01/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Chester W Magdis, 7 Davidson Rd, West Boylston, MA 01583-1909, Phone: (508) 835-4750
  • 2 Crescent St (Lat: 42.368417 Lon: -71.784528), Call Sign: KCB565
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 01/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: West Boylston, Town Of, 2 Crescent St, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Tid Mp 07.8 On Row Wml (Lat: 42.357611 Lon: -71.774944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WNZH639
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/01/2022, Certifier: Ed Anderson
    Registrant: Springfield Terminal Railway, 1700 Iron Horse Park, North Billerica, MA 01862, Phone: (978) 663-6960, Fax: (978) 663-6967, Email:
  • Lat: 42.373250 Lon: -71.791417, Call Sign: WQNB844
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.812 MHz, 457.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 12/08/2020, Certifier: Cande Kristoff
    Registrant: Worad, Inc., 299 Brooks Street, Worcester, MA 01606, Phone: (508) 852-2693, Fax: (508) 852-2704, Email:
  • Lat: 42.354639 Lon: -71.790944, Call Sign: WQQZ274
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Matt Marrone
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • W Boylston, Lawrence Street (Lat: 42.346472 Lon: -71.793389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQEI949
    Assigned Frequencies: 10637.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2006, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BOS1126, Lawrence Street (Lat: 42.346722 Lon: -71.794056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQFG745, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 07/11/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • BS33XC133, Off Berman Street At Cutting Street (Lat: 42.385444 Lon: -71.784583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 32.4 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQPU388
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 102AC , Serial Number: 17271882, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1988
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dominic P Scalera, 535 Prospect St, West Boylston, MA 01583, Other Owners: John F Wright
  • 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: 2418R , Serial Number: 28-5617, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Scales, 173 Laurel St, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Aircraft: KRUTCHKOFF SHP-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 473 , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1985
    Registrant (Individual): John H Macnicol, 129 Pierce St, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Aircraft: GAMMON RICHARD J MERLIN (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 618CG , Serial Number: MGT001, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1999
    Registrant (Non Citizen Corporation): Spectron Aviation Inc, 166 Fairbanks St, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74747 , Serial Number: 1747, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Alan P Dc Dubois, 113 Temple Street, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Aircraft: MARTIN HP-14 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 8041 , Serial Number: 72, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1977
    Registrant (Individual): John H Macnicol, 129 Pierce St, West Boylston, MA 01583


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - West Boylston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Boylston, MA
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Dairy Queen1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Walmart1
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