Boston, Virginia Population 2020

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Boston is a city located in Virginia. Boston has a 2020 population of 891. Boston is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 76.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 504 in 2010. Boston reached it's highest population of 891 in 2018.

The average household income in Boston is $43,113 with a poverty rate of 17.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Boston is 30.2 years, 22.8 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.1 males.

Boston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 92.03%
  • White: 7.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Boston, Virginia is 891, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 891.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 504.

Boston, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American82092.03%
White717.97%
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Boston Population Pyramid 2020

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Boston Median Age

30.2


Total

22.8


Male

30.6


Female

Boston Adults

There are 539 adults, (64 of whom are seniors) in Boston.

Boston Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Boston Sex Ratio

Female

424

47.59%

Male

467

52.41%

Boston Households and Families

Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
All38.2%61.8%
Married27.1%72.9%
Female24.1%75.9%
Male0%0%

38.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2074.338.2
Female1124.8524.1
Married595.2927.1
Non Family360100
Male00

5

Average Family Size

4.3

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Boston Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade346.65%
9th to 12th Grade10720.94%
High School Graduate24447.75%
Some College132.54%
Associates Degree10821.14%
Bachelors Degree50.98%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Boston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4803395
White2020
Hispanic1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 1.04%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,228$32,632$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,304$40,152$
Some College$18,467$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,228

Average Earnings

$32,632

Average Male

$

Average Female

Boston Language

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 Poverty

Boston Poverty by Race

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17.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.92%

Male Poverty Rate

19.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boston is Black, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boston is Black, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School65.25%
Some College30.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.63%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.59%

Boston Income

Boston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,172$43,113
Families$31,016$46,689
Married Families$98,285-
Non Families$32,632$26,122
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Boston Marital Status

Boston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.5%

Male Marriage Rate

19.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boston Marital Status by Race

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Boston Veterans

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5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Boston Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boston Employment Status

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68%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.55%

Born in Virginia

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 77.55% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208910.00%
20198910.00%
201889121732.20%
201767423854.59%
201643610029.76%
2015336-289-46.24%
2014625-87-12.22%
2013712172.45%
2012695-116-14.30%
201181130760.91%
20105040.00%