West Boylston, Massachusetts

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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 2017: $79,083 (it was $53,777 in 2000)
West Boylston:

$79,083
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,047 (it was $22,899 in 2000)

West Boylston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $305,741 (it was $155,100 in 2000)
West Boylston:

$305,741
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in West Boylston: 137.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in West Boylston, MA (2010)
    • 6,81788.9%White alone
    • 4045.3%Hispanic
    • 3214.2%Black alone
    • 520.7%Asian alone
    • 430.6%Two or more races
    • 170.2%American Indian alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in West Boylston, Massachusetts as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Boylston is 7,669 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Boylston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.2)
2
(25.8)
2
(25.6)
5
(60.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.1)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(51.1)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
3
(36.1)
3
(35.9)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
3
(38.0)
1
(12.7)
2
(24.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(118.5)
8
(103.3)
2
(25.6)
7
(84.3)
6
(71.7)
6
(74.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(64.4)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.5)
5
(63.3)
7
(89.1)
7
(86.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(79.0)
20
(258.2)
28
(358.5)
32
(385.4)
20
(239.1)
32
(395.8)
27
(349.9)
25
(322.2)
23
(294.1)
38
(476.7)
13
(164.7)
5
(63.6)
7
(86.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
147
(1,935)
137
(1,769)
152
(1,946)
138
(1,662)
137
(1,638)
116
(1,435)
105
(1,361)
76
(979.5)
83
(1,061)
96
(1,204)
73
(924.6)
46
(585.5)
46
(567.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(118.5)
9
(116.2)
13
(166.5)
7
(84.3)
3
(35.9)
8
(98.9)
6
(77.8)
1
(12.9)
3
(38.4)
1
(12.5)
3
(38.0)
5
(63.6)
3
(37.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)138.5139.4145.7176.1110.2141.295.579.5109.6102.675.664.891.0

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City-data.com crime index in West Boylston, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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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).

West Boylston, Massachusetts map

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

This town:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

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

1.6% ($2,537)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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+: Bronx, NY (150.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 71.79 W

Area codes: 774, 508

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

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
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $224,600
Number of permits per 10,000 West Boylston, MA residents
Average permit cost in West Boylston, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in West Boylston, MA
Historical housing units in West Boylston, MA
Most common industries in West Boylston, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in West Boylston, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)

Average climate in West Boylston, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Boylston, Massachusetts average temperatures West Boylston, Massachusetts average precipitation West Boylston, Massachusetts humidity West Boylston, Massachusetts wind speed West Boylston, Massachusetts snowfall West Boylston, Massachusetts sunshine West Boylston, 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 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.559. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.559
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Boylston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 19% smaller 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 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 169.6 miles away from West Boylston center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from the city 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 79.4 miles away from West Boylston 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 237.8 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 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 148.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in West Boylston:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • HOLDEN REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • WACHUSETT EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • MEDICAL CTR OF CENTRAL MASS-HOLDEN (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • WAYSIDE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WORCESTER, 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.

College/University in West Boylston:

  • Salter College-West Boylston (Full-time enrollment: 375; Location: 184 West Boylston Suite # 1; Private, for-profit; Website: www.salter.edu)

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

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 4 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,877)
  • Assumption College (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 6 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Worcester State University (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Clark University (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 16 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)

Public high school in West Boylston:

Public elementary/middle school in West Boylston:

See full list of schools located in West Boylston

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

WEST BOYLSTON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6,242, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-27-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
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%

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

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

For population 15 years and over in West Boylston:

Marital status in West Boylston, MA
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

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%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

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

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

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

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

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


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

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

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

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)
Businesses in West Boylston, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1GameStop1
CVS1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Walmart1

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.)
West Boylston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of West Boylston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.5mTotal length
  • $35,679,000Total costs
  • 220,158Total average daily traffic
  • 26,145Total average daily truck traffic
  • 474,102Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Boylston, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41900-1909
  • 131970-1979
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: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, Off Berman Street At Cutting Street (Lat: 42.385444 Lon: -71.784583), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 32.4 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • 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: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Boylston, MA)

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, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2014, 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, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, 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: Ltower, 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 Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2823X , Serial Number: 17700223, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Spectron Aviation Inc, 166 Fairbanks St, West Boylston, MA 01583
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/28/2013, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3408T , Serial Number: 17700708, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Spectron Aviation Inc, 166 Fairbanks St, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Aircraft: BEECH N35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 345BC , Serial Number: D-6567, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 535 Prospect 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2019
    Registrant (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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Alan P Dubois, 113 Temple St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2003
    Registrant (Individual): John H Macnicol, 129 Pierce St, West Boylston, MA 01583
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 901MP , Serial Number: 17259565, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip P Shubert, 167 Laurel St, West Boylston, MA 01583
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/07/2015

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 fires per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Boylston, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (37.1%), and Outside Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Boylston, MA
    • 14537.1%Structure Fires
    • 14035.8%Outside Fires
    • 7719.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 297.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Boylston, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Boylston, MA
  • 69.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Boylston, MA
  • 44.4%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


West Boylston compared to Massachusetts 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

West Boylston on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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