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Boylston

Boylston, Massachusetts

  •   State: 
    Massachusetts
      County: 
    Worcester County
      City: 
    Boylston
      County FIPS: 
    25027
      Coordinates: 
    42°23′30″N 71°42′15″W
      Area total: 
    19.7 sq mi (51.0 km²)
      Area land: 
    16.0 sq mi (41.5 km²)
      Area water: 
    3.6 sq mi (9.4 km²)
      Elevation: 
    443 ft (135 m)
      Established: 
    1705; Settled 1705; Incorporated 1786
  •   Latitude: 
    42,339
      Longitude: 
    -71,7201
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Worcester, MA-CT
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    01505
      GMAP: 

    Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States

  •   Population: 
    6,014
      Population density: 
    250 residents per square mile of area (95/km²)
      Household income: 
    $84,372
      Households: 
    1,713
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.30%

Boylston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 4,849 at the 2020 census. The town is bordered by the towns of Shrewsbury, West Boylston, Sterling, Clinton, Berlin, and Northborough. The Wachusett Reservoir, part of the water supply system managed by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority for Greater Boston area, lies in the northwestern part of town and covers about 5,000 acres (20 km²) The town maintains approximately 45 miles (72 km) of roadway, has 9 miles (14km) of sidewalks, and has its own Municipal Light Department, Water District, and volunteer fire and ambulance service. In fiscal year 2008, the town spent 1,35% of its budget on its public library, some $35 per person. It was named after Ward Nicholas BoylSTON (1747-1828), a benefactor of the town, who set up a fund in 1797 to build the town hall and school building. In the 2000 census, there were 4,008 people, 1,573 households, and 1,140 families residing in the town. With a population of nearly 4400 residents, theTown is predominantly a residential community. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Town has a total area of 19.7 square miles (51 km²), of which 16.0 square miles of land and 3.6 sq miles (9.3 km 2), or 18.50%, is water.

History

Boylston was first settled by Europeans around 1706 in the northern part of the present-day town, most notably by the Sawyer family. In 1697, the residents petitioned to form a local town and government, but the British colonial Governor of Massachusetts denied their request. The town was made up of a large part of land from Shrewsbury and the remainder from Lancaster. It was named after Ward Nicholas Boylston (1747-1828), a benefactor of the town. The fund he set up in 1797 finally accumulated $1,450, which was used to build the town hall and school building. The locals used to live off agriculture, and erected mills on the Nashua River, until the construction of Wachusett Reservoir terminated their operation. It is now a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, with a population of around 2,000. It has a post office with a ZIP code of 7054. It also has a public library with a circulation of about 1,000 copies of the Newspaper of the same name, as well as other public buildings such as a theater, a library, a school, and a theater. The city was incorporated in 1786, when it was known as the North Parish of Shrew'sbury from 1742 until 1786. The current mayor is John G. O'Neill, a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, who was elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2012. He is the son of a former mayor, John O’Neill, who served from 1743 to 1776.

Geography

The town has a population of nearly 4400 residents. The Wachusett Reservoir is part of the water supply system managed by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority for Greater Boston area. The town is bordered by the towns of Shrewsbury, West Boylston, Sterling, Clinton, Berlin, and Northborough. It has its own Municipal Light Department, Water District, and volunteer fire and ambulance service. It maintains approximately 45 miles (72 km) of roadway, has 9 miles (14km) of sidewalks, and has its Own Municipal Water District and Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Service. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the town's total area to be 19.7 square miles (51 km²), of which 16.0 sq miles (41 km²) is land and 3.6sq miles (9.3km²) (18.50% of the town is water) The town's population is predominantly a residential community, with the majority of its residents living in the town center. It is located on the Massachusetts Turnpike, which runs through the town. The turnpike was built in 1881 and is one of the oldest roads in the United States. It was originally built in the 19th century as a way to connect Boston with the rest of the state. It now has a total of 45 miles of roadway (72km) and 9 miles of sidewalks. It also has a water treatment system that covers about 5,000 acres (20 km² of land.

Demographics

As of the 2000 census, there were 4,008 people, 1,573 households, and 1,140 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 96.71% White, 0.67% African American, 1.22% Native American, and 0.37% Asian. There were 1,606 housing units at an average density of 100.2 per square mile (38.7/km²) The town's population was spread out, with 24.3% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 31.3%) from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 12. 3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there are 99.0 males. The town had a median income of $56,019. The per capita income for the town is $32,274. About 2.4%. of families and 2.8%. of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and 9.8. of those age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.02. The population was 0.57% Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77%. The median income for a household was $67,703, and the medianincome for a family was $77,604. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the town has a population of 4,000.

Government

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would allow women to run for president. The Senate voted against the measure, which would have meant women could not run for office. The bill was defeated on a vote of no confidence in the Senate. The House voted in favor of allowing women to stand for election. The vote was a no-confidence vote, which means women would not be allowed to run. The measure was approved by the Senate, which meant that women would be barred from running for president for a third time. The decision was made by the House, which voted to approve the measure. The U.N. voted against it, and the Senate voted to reject it, meaning that women could run for President for the first time in 30 years. The result was a No. 4 vote, with the Senate voting for a second time in 20 years. It was the first vote in the history of the United States for women to be allowed in the House of Reps. The move was made in response to a Senate vote that had been held by President George W. Bush, who had previously voted against a woman running for the seat. The seat was previously held by a woman, who was married to a man who had served two terms in Congress. The next vote would have been for a woman to run, but she was denied the seat because of her husband's political ties to the White House. This time, the vote was for a man, who served three terms.

Library

In fiscal year 2008, the town of Boylston spent 1.35% ($152,562) of its budget on its public library. Some $35 per person was spent on the library in 2008. The library was established in 1880. It is located in the center of the town. The town has a population of 2,000. It has a public library that is open to the public every day. It costs $35 to use the library. In 2008, it was open for 1.5 hours a day, 7 days a week. It was open from 7am to 7pm. It cost $35 a day to use. It had a library that was open until 7pm every night. It also had a free Wi-Fi service. It opened in 1880, and was opened for the first time in 1881. It now has a library with a budget of $150,000 per year. It's open to all residents. It charges $35 for access to the library, which is open seven days per week, seven days a month, seven weeks a year, seven months a year.

Education

Boylston currently operates a junior-senior high school with the neighboring town of Berlin, called the Tahanto Regional Middle/High School. The school mascot is a stag, and the teams' colors are white and green. The town is also home to the Tower Hill Botanic Garden, operated by the Worcester County Horticultural Society, which offers adult education classes in horticulture, cooking, and gardening. It is part of the Berlin- boylston Regional School District, which also includes the neighboring towns of Berlin and Worcester. It has a population of 2,000 people, with the majority of its residents living in the town of Boylston and the rest in the nearby towns of Berlin, Worcester, and Somlston. It also has a number of non-profit organizations, such as the Wachusett County Horticultural Society, which offers educational programs in horticulture and cooking and gardening. The Town's police force is made up of two officers, one from each of the towns, and one from Berlston and one from Worcester. The Town's fire department is also based in the city of BoylSTON, which has one of the largest fire departments in the state. The city's parks are located on the banks of the Wachusett River, which runs through the town. It also has a county high school, which was built in the 1930s.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts = 38. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 52. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 31. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Boylston = 3.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 6,014 individuals with a median age of 43.1 age the population grows by 7.41% in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 250 residents per square mile of area (95/km²). There are average 2.52 people per household in the 1,713 households with an average household income of $84,372 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.50% of the available work force and has dropped -2.84% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 26.82%. The number of physicians in Boylston per 100,000 population = 245.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Boylston = 46.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 56.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 88. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 197. 81 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 14.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 51, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts which are owned by the occupant = 81.65%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 35 years with median home cost = $289,970 and home appreciation of 7.37%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $13.23 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $7,543 per student. There are 11.9 students for each teacher in the school. 4029.27% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 22.31% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 15.54% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Boylston's population in Worcester County, Massachusetts of 1,058 residents in 1900 has increased 5,68-fold to 6,014 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.15% female residents and 49.85% male residents live in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

    As of 2020 in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts are married and the remaining 34.46% are single population.

  • 27.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Boylston require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    88.55% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.33% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.91% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.99% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 81.65% are owner-occupied homes, another 16.01% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.34% are vacant.

  • The 53.06% of the population in Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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