Boston, Georgia Population 2020

1,282

Boston is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,282, it is the 280th largest city in Georgia and the 9310th largest city in the United States. Boston is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -2.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,315 in 2010. Boston reached it's highest population of 1,333 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Boston has a population density of 569 people per square mile.

The average household income in Boston is $45,185 with a poverty rate of 30.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $88,200. The median age in Boston is 37.4 years, 44.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.7 males.

Boston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boston was:

  • Black or African American: 55.17%
  • White: 44.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Boston, Georgia is 1,282, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,314.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,315.

Boston, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American73155.17%
White59244.68%
Two or More Races20.15%

Boston Population Pyramid 2020

Boston Median Age

37.4


Total

44.5


Male

36.5


Female

Boston Adults

There are 927 adults, (262 of whom are seniors) in Boston.

Boston Age Dependency

99.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Boston Sex Ratio

Female

763

57.58%

Male

562

42.42%

Boston Households and Families

Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Boston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Married65.3%34.7%
All58.7%41.3%
Male46.2%53.8%
Female29%71%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4912.758.7
Married1903.4665.3
Non Family1811.1370.2
Female1073.7729
Male134.5446.2

3.57

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Boston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade697.96%
9th to 12th Grade9110.50%
High School Graduate34339.56%
Some College20123.18%
Associates Degree384.38%
Bachelors Degree768.77%
Graduate Degree495.65%

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4143047
White380357118
Hispanic7144
Multiple Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,177$30,804$21,375
Less Than High School$14,000$16,625$
High School Grad$22,868$27,917$21,406
Some College$27,734$31,406$24,167
Bachelors Degree$$125,938$
Graduate Degree$$$45,000

$24,177

Average Earnings

$30,804

Average Male

$21,375

Average Female

Boston Language

Boston Language by Age

Boston Language

91.97% of Boston residents speak only English, while 8.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

Boston Poverty

Boston Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black73136149.38%
White497387.65%

30.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.14%

Male Poverty Rate

29.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boston is Black, with 49.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boston is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.80%.

Name Poverty
High School27.70%
Some College26.36%
Less Than High School26.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed75.00%
Female Unemployed57.58%
Female Employed20.78%
Male Employed7.51%

Boston Income

Boston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,750$45,185
Families$38,906$53,125
Married Families$67,857-
Non Families$23,194$29,980

Boston Marital Status

Boston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Boston Married by Age and Sex

Boston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Boston Marital Status by Race

Boston Veterans

64

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Korea6
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War1
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+22
65 to 7419
35 to 5410
55 to 649
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White428.84%
Black204.44%
Hispanic45.63%
2 or More2100.00%

$Boston Veterans by Education

14.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boston Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Boston Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.47%

Born in Georgia

93.13%

Native Born

6.87%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.13% of Boston residents were born in the United States, with 79.47% having been born in Georgia. 4.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,282-16-1.23%
20191,298-16-1.22%
20181,314-3-0.23%
20171,317-16-1.20%
20161,33370.53%
20151,32610.08%
20141,32550.38%
20131,32050.38%
20121,31540.31%
20111,311-5-0.38%
20101,3160.00%