New Boston, Illinois Population 2021

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New Boston is a city located in Mercer County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 642, it is the 785th largest city in Illinois and the 12236th largest city in the United States . New Boston is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -6.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 683 in 2010. New Boston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, New Boston has a population density of 682 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Boston is $54,849 with a poverty rate of 13.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in New Boston is 47.8 years, 51 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

New Boston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Bostonwas:

  • White: 95.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.71%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of New Boston, Illinois is 642 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 650.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 683.

New Boston, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54095.41%
Two or More Races213.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.71%
Asian10.18%
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New Boston Population by Race

New Boston Population Pyramid $2021

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New Boston Median Age

47.8


Total

51


Male

45.5


Female

New Boston Adults

There are 460 adults, (122 of whom are seniors) in New Boston.

New Boston Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

New Boston Sex Ratio

Female

296

52.30%

Male

270

47.70%

New Boston Population by Age

New Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Boston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.3%57.7%
Male72.7%27.3%
All83.8%16.2%
Non Family89%11%
Married89.8%10.2%

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Boston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2472.2983.8
Married1282.8889.8
Non Family821.2289
Female262.6542.3
Male112.6472.7

2.78

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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New Boston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade122.80%
9th to 12th Grade6014.02%
High School Graduate22452.34%
Some College9421.96%
Associates Degree163.74%
Bachelors Degree194.44%
Graduate Degree30.70%
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New Boston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Boston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White42034822
Hispanic55
2+ Races55
Native American22
Asian11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.24%.

New Boston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,435$39,000$20,417
Less Than 9th Grade$60,278$60,833$
High School Graduate$30,074$37,750$13,125
Some College$27,321$34,750$24,000
Bachelors Degree$52,857$$53,214
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,435

Average Earnings

$39,000

Average Male

$20,417

Average Female

New Boston Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Boston Language by Age

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New Boston Language

99.82% of New Boston residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

New Boston Language

New Boston Poverty by Race

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13.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Boston is White, with 14.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Boston is White, with 14.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

New Boston Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.96%
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

New Boston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed15.09%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

New Boston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Boston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,481$54,849
Families$60,795$63,593
Married Families$73,000-
Non Families$30,357$34,328
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Income by Household Type

New Boston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New Boston Married by Age and Sex

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New 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 35-44.

New Boston Marital Status by Race

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New Boston Marital Status

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40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Korea7
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War2
World War II

New Boston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+19
55 to 648
35 to 547
65 to 744
18 to 342

New Boston Veterans by Age

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New Boston Veterans by Race

New Boston Veterans by Education

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10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Boston Veterans by Education

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51.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

New Boston Employment by Age

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New Boston Employment by Race

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New 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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62.37%

Born in New Boston

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of New Boston residents were born in the United States, with 62.37% having been born in Illinois. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

New Boston Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021642-4-0.62%
2020646-4-0.62%
2019650-4-0.61%
20186540.00%
201765420.31%
2016652-9-1.36%
2015661-6-0.90%
2014667-6-0.89%
2013673-5-0.74%
2012678-6-0.88%
2011684-2-0.29%
20106860.00%

New Boston Population by Year