Boston, Indiana Population 2024

147

Boston is a city located in Wayne County Indiana. Boston has a 2024 population of 147. Boston is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -1.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 149 in 2020.

The average household income in Boston is $52,935 with a poverty rate of 36.99%. The median age in Boston is 39.3 years: 34.9 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Boston Demographics

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

  • White: 96.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
676.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.34% (-2)
The current population of Boston, Indiana is 147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 149.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21996.48%
Two or more races83.52%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Boston Population by Race

Boston Population Pyramid 2024

Boston Median Age

39.3

Total

34.9

Male

39.5

Female

Boston Adults

There are 158 adults, (17 of whom are seniors) in Boston.

Boston Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Boston Sex Ratio

Female14865.2%
Male7934.8%

Boston Population by Age

Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All772.9553.246.8
Married372.7870.329.7
Female323.2231.368.8
Non Family82.6362.537.5
Male0000

2.94

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade139.09%
Associates Degree64.2%
Bachelors Degree32.1%
Graduate Degree53.5%
High School Graduate5538.46%
Less Than 9th Grade128.39%
Some College4934.27%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1411177
2+ Races211
Hispanic211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$68,750$0$68,750
High School Graduate$21,250$0$20,536
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$23,929$38,750$21,648
Some College$25,469$0$0

$23,929

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$21,648

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

99.06% of Boston residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Boston Language

Boston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2117334.6%
Multiple88100%
Hispanic33100%

36.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.49%

Male Poverty Rate

37.24%

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 34.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52%.

Boston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School36.36%
Some College32.73%
Bachelors or Greater25%
Less Than 9th Grade20%

Boston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed19.15%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed21.05%
Female Unemployed11.11%

Boston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,750$54,888
Households$55,750$52,935
Married Families$70,893$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,500$34,413

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Boston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 743
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Boston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White31.92%

Boston Veterans by Race

Boston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

66.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

8%

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

73.57%

Born in Boston

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Boston residents were born in the United States, with 73.57% having been born in Indiana. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Boston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029145-1-0.68%
202814600%
202714600%
2026146-1-0.68%
202514700%
2024147-1-0.68%
202314800%
2022148-1-0.67%
202114900%
20201491813.74%
201913100%
201813110.77%
2017130-3-2.26%
201613310.76%
2015132-1-0.75%
201413300%
2013133-1-0.75%
2012134-3-2.19%
2011137-1-0.72%
201013800%

Boston Population by Year