Boston, Virginia Population 2024

183

Boston is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. Boston has a 2024 population of 183. Boston is currently declining at a rate of -54.93% annually and its population has decreased by -79.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 892 in 2020.

The average household income in Boston is $75,994 with a poverty rate of 17.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Boston is 31.2 years, 31.9 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.

Boston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 96.06%
  • White: 3.94%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
71.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-79.48% (-709)
The current population of Boston, Virginia is 183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 892.

Boston, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American39096.06%
White163.94%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Boston Population by Race

Boston Population Pyramid 2024

Boston Median Age

31.2

Total

31.9

Male

30.1

Female

Boston Adults

There are 266 adults, (27 of whom are seniors) in Boston.

Boston Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Boston Sex Ratio

Female16139.66%
Male24560.34%

Boston Population by Age

Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1432.8464.335.7
Non Family7301000
Married604.381585
Female1071000
Male0000

4.76

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

64.3%

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 Grade103.76%
Associates Degree238.65%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate20677.44%
Less Than 9th Grade114.14%
Some College166.02%

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
Black2502290
White16160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Boston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$53,092$47,177$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$52,719$46,835$0
Some College$0$0$0

$52,719

Average Earnings

$46,835

Average Male

$0

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

100% of Boston residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Boston Language

Boston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3907017.95%

17.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

24.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boston is Black, with 17.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boston is Black, with 17.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 60.94%.

Boston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College58.97%
Less Than 9th Grade47.62%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Boston Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.59%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed0%

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$113,725$102,983
Households-$75,994
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,399$50,115

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Boston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Boston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Boston Veterans by Age

count

Boston Veterans by Race

Boston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.8%

Labor Force Participation

77.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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

80.79%

Born in Boston

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Boston residents were born in the United States, with 80.79% having been born in Virginia. 0% 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
2023183-223-54.93%
2022406-223-35.45%
2021629-263-29.48%
2020892-36-3.88%
2019928374.15%
201889121732.2%
201767423854.59%
201643610029.76%
2015336-289-46.24%
2014625-87-12.22%
2013712172.45%
2012695-116-14.3%
201181130760.91%
201050400%

Boston Population by Year