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

44.3 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 14025.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,658 (it was $48,315 in 2000)
Boston:

$69,658
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,371 (it was $21,303 in 2000)

Boston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,974 (it was $109,300 in 2000)
Boston:

$189,974
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $190,212; detached houses: $194,147; townhouses or other attached units: $216,607; in 2-unit structures: $152,609; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,881; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,341; mobile homes: $48,068
March 2019 cost of living index in Boston: 106.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Boston, NY (2010)
    • 7,83597.7%White alone
    • 781.0%Hispanic
    • 460.6%Two or more races
    • 250.3%Asian alone
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Black alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Boston, New York as of February 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boston is 8,023 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (41.3%), Irish (23.3%), Polish (22.7%), English (13.0%), Italian (9.9%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1817

Land area: 35.8 square miles.

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

Boston, New York map

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

This town:

3.2%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Boston town:

2.7% ($2,928)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area code: 716

Distribution of median household income in Boston, NY in 2017
Boston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $253,500
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $298,500
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $311,500
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $246,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Boston, NY residents
Average permit cost in Boston, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Boston, NY
Historical housing units in Boston, NY
Most common industries in Boston, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Utilities (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Boston, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)

Average climate in Boston, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boston, New York average temperatures Boston, New York average precipitation Boston, New York humidity Boston, New York wind speed Boston, New York snowfall Boston, New York sunshine Boston, New York clear and cloudy days
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 62.4. This is about average.

City:

62.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.408. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.408
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

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

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

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from Boston center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Boston center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 282.6 miles away from Boston center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from Boston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boston:

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

Amtrak stations near Boston:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boston:

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

Library in Boston:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

5.9%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

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

Banks with branches in Boston (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Boston:

Marital status in Boston, NY
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Boston:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boston, NY (based on Erie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic352,894111
Mainline Protestant62,675212
Evangelical Protestant49,435209
Other34,07679
Black Protestant24,19269
Orthodox4,1039
None391,665-
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: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Erie County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
State:

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

13.4%
New York:

15.6%

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Niagara County, NY  0.49% ($44,193 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($47,461)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,296)


3.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($739 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Niagara County, NY  0.51% ($45,440 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($50,925)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,526)

Businesses in Boston, NY

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Boston:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Boston:

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

TV broadcast stations around Boston:

  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
Boston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Boston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.5mTotal length
  • $72,055,000Total costs
  • 157,801Total average daily traffic
  • 5,315Total average daily truck traffic
  • 96,818Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Boston, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Boston, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Boston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10505 Manchester Rd (Lat: 42.592833 Lon: -78.667250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WPIG690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.487 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 09/05/2020, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • South Feddick Road (Lat: 42.609778 Lon: -78.779472), Call Sign: KRA528, Licensee ID: L00003840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2003, Registrant: County Of Erie, 3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY 14227, Phone: (716) 858-8369
  • Nysp Sta 8550 Boston Sr (Lat: 42.648944 Lon: -78.753361), Call Sign: WNLQ248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 39.4600 MHz, 42.1400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Registrant: Nysp Communications Technology Support, Bldg. 15, Glenville Business & Technology Park West, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
  • 105005 Manchester Rd (Lat: 42.593111 Lon: -78.667250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68 m, Call Sign: WNPU605, Licensee ID: L00001988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9400 MHz, 48.1400 MHz, 48.1800 MHz, 48.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2014, Expiration Date: 07/19/2024, Certifier: John A Rimlinger, Registrant: National Fuel Distribution Corporation, 365 Mineral Spring Rd, Buffalo, NY 14210, Phone: (716) 827-2100
  • 6405 Ward Road (Lat: 42.688389 Lon: -78.753639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WPSF758,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.380 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2016, Expiration Date: 04/09/2026, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: The Pfeiffer Group, 2365 Fire Hall Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: (585) 393-0180, Fax: (585) 396-2388, Email:
  • Lat: 42.656944 Lon: -78.747333, Call Sign: WQJM525,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.920 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: James E Puta, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 2.4 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 42.609778 Lon: -78.779472), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPNC783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2012, Expiration Date: 03/13/2022, Registrant: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, Phone: (716) 855-7427, Fax: (716) 855-7447, Email:
  • WARD ROAD, Near The Intersection Of Cole And Ward Roads, .2 Miles West Of Cole Road (Lat: 42.694222 Lon: -78.721417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WPOL833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 01/10/2020, Certifier: Matthew J Baudo, Registrant: Erie County Water Authority, 3030 Union Road, Buffalo, NY 14227, Phone: (716) 685-8225, Fax: (716) 684-3937, Email:
  • WDCX Transmitter Sit, 9001 Zimmerman Road (Lat: 42.635972 Lon: -78.768417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 123 m, Call Sign: WRBX701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2018, Expiration Date: 07/18/2028, Certifier: Donald B Crawford, Registrant: Crawford Broadcasting Company, 2821 S. Parker Road, Suite 1205, Aurora, CO 80014, Phone: (303) 481-1800, Fax: (303) 433-0905, Email:
  • WDCX Transmitter, Zimmerman Rd .4 Mi N Of Rice Hill Rd (Lat: 42.635278 Lon: -78.767778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 123 m, Call Sign: WLO863, Licensee ID: L00013724,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/1989, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Registrant: Kimtron, Inc.

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Boston, NY

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Most common first names in Boston, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1979.8 years
Robert1566.7 years
Mary1482.6 years
Edward1172.6 years
Elizabeth1076.6 years
Helen1078.9 years
Joseph982.8 years
George878.1 years
Dorothy874.0 years
Albert782.7 years
Most common last names in Boston, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rychlik776.4 years
Smith777.4 years
Dinse676.4 years
Spors675.7 years
Rockwood586.4 years
Golabek477.5 years
Feltz474.5 years
Emerling482.7 years
Jensen480.8 years
May486.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boston, NY
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Electricity
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boston, NY
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Electricity
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Wood


Boston compared to New York state average:

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

Boston on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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