Boston, Georgia Population 2024

1,227

Boston is a city located in Thomas County Georgia. Boston has a 2024 population of 1,227. Boston is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,211 in 2020.

The average household income in Boston is $47,295 with a poverty rate of 32.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Boston is 40.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Boston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.17%
  • White: 33.39%
  • Other race: 1.9%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
544.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.32% (16)
The current population of Boston, Georgia is 1,227 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,211.

Boston, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American71164.17%
White37033.39%
Other race211.9%
Two or more races60.54%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Boston Population by Race

Boston Population Pyramid 2024

Boston Median Age

40.2

Total

33.5

Male

47.4

Female

Boston Adults

There are 898 adults, (184 of whom are seniors) in Boston.

Boston Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Boston Sex Ratio

Female65358.94%
Male45541.06%

Boston Population by Age

Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4762.3350.449.6
Married1822.6565.434.6
Non Family1631.0429.470.6
Female1313.4855.744.3
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Boston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 38.1%.

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,281

Average Earnings

$35,063

Average Male

$31,429

Average Female

Boston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boston Language

95.89% of Boston residents speak only English, while 4.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Boston Language

Boston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black71129741.77%
White3624512.43%
Other211676.19%
Hispanic291655.17%
Multiple66100%
showing: 5 rows

32.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.11%

Male Poverty Rate

34.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boston is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boston is White, with 12.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.8%.

Boston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.89%
High School23.46%
Some College13.33%
Bachelors or Greater8.6%
showing: 4 rows

Boston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.86%
Female Employed23.1%
Female Unemployed22.58%
Male Employed9.22%
showing: 4 rows

Boston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Boston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Boston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Boston Veterans by War

count

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Boston Veterans by Age

count

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Boston Veterans by Race

Boston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Boston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.58%

Born in Boston

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.56% of Boston residents were born in the United States, with 82.58% having been born in Georgia. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Boston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,24740.32%
20281,24340.32%
20271,23940.32%
20261,23540.32%
20251,23140.33%
20241,22740.33%
20231,22340.33%
20221,21940.33%
20211,21540.33%
20201,211-104-7.91%
20191,31540.31%
20181,311-6-0.46%
20171,317-15-1.13%
20161,33260.45%
20151,326
20141,32650.38%
20131,32160.46%
20121,31530.23%
20111,312-4-0.3%
20101,316
showing: 20 rows

Boston Population by Year