Boston, Indiana Population 2021

826
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Boston is a city located in Wayne County Indiana. Boston has a 2020 population of 826. Boston is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -6.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 880 in 2010. Boston reached it's highest population of 880 in 2010.

The average household income in Boston is $99,720 with a poverty rate of 8.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $818 per month, and the median house value is $161,000. The median age in Boston is 46.5 years, 46.3 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Boston Demographics

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

  • White: 99.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Boston, Indiana is 826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 838.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 880.

Boston, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11799.64%
Two or More Races40.36%
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Boston Population by Race

Boston Population Pyramid $2021

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Boston Median Age

46.5


Total

46.3


Male

46.7


Female

Boston Adults

There are 840 adults, (154 of whom are seniors) in Boston.

Boston Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Boston Sex Ratio

Female

547

48.80%

Male

574

51.20%

Boston Population by Age

Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female92.3%7.7%
Married84.1%15.9%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Male25%75%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4712.3872.6
Married2643.0684.1
Non Family157057.3
Female262.8592.3
Male243.3825

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Boston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50.66%
9th to 12th Grade324.20%
High School Graduate29338.45%
Some College12115.88%
Associates Degree11615.22%
Bachelors Degree8811.55%
Graduate Degree10714.04%
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Boston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.07%.

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,179$51,653$34,583
Less Than 9th Grade$$105,795$
High School Graduate$42,689$47,692$16,458
Some College$38,281$55,000$28,077
Bachelors Degree$70,714$71,786$
Graduate Degree$205,526$206,389$

$48,179

Average Earnings

$51,653

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Boston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boston Language by Age

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Boston Language

100.00% of Boston residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Boston Language

Boston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,103938.43%
Multiple44100.00%

8.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

10.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boston is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boston is White, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.85%.

Boston Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.53%
Some College7.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.03%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Boston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.89%
Male Employed2.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Boston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,021$99,720
Families$89,773$109,736
Married Families$108,750-
Non Families$48,403$79,689
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Income by Household Type

Boston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Boston Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Boston Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Korea8
First Gulf War1
World War II
Second Gulf War

Boston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6420
65 to 7417
35 to 5410
75+8
18 to 34

Boston Veterans by Age

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Boston Veterans by Race

Boston Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boston Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Boston Employment by Age

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Boston Employment by Race

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Boston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.72%

Born in Boston

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Boston residents were born in the United States, with 71.72% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Boston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021826-4-0.48%
2020830-4-0.48%
2019834-4-0.48%
2018838-2-0.24%
2017840-8-0.94%
2016848-3-0.35%
2015851-7-0.82%
2014858-4-0.46%
2013862-7-0.81%
2012869-5-0.57%
2011874-6-0.68%
20108800.00%

Boston Population by Year