New Boston, Illinois Population 2024

610

New Boston is a city located in Mercer County Illinois. New Boston has a 2024 population of 610. New Boston is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 611 in 2020.

The average household income in New Boston is $64,525 with a poverty rate of 15.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Boston is 39.1 years, 47.7 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

New Boston Demographics

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

  • White: 97.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.9%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
648.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.16% (-1)
The current population of New Boston, Illinois is 610 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 611.

New Boston, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White56297.06%
Two or more races111.9%
Asian61.04%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Boston Population by Race

New Boston Population Pyramid 2024

New Boston Median Age

39.1

Total

47.7

Male

33.9

Female

New Boston Adults

There are 453 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in New Boston.

New Boston Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

New Boston Sex Ratio

Female31454.23%
Male26545.77%

New Boston Population by Age

New Boston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2652.1879.220.8
Married1362.7894.15.9
Non Family691.0695.74.3
Female561.9521.478.6
Male44.751000
showing: 5 rows

2.56

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Boston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Boston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Boston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

New Boston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,563

Average Earnings

$66,094

Average Male

$26,389

Average Female

New Boston Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Boston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Boston Language

98.92% of New Boston residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

New Boston Language

New Boston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5629116.19%
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15.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.42%

Male Poverty Rate

23.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Boston is White, with 16.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Boston is White, with 16.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.54%.

New Boston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.11%
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Some College7.8%
Bachelors or Greater
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New Boston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.33%
Female Employed21.99%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

New Boston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Boston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Boston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

New Boston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Boston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

New Boston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Boston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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New Boston Veterans by War

count

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New Boston Veterans by Age

count

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New Boston Veterans by Race

New Boston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Boston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

New Boston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Boston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New 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

55.79%

Born in New Boston

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of New Boston residents were born in the United States, with 55.79% having been born in Illinois. 1.04% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029610
2028610
2027610
2026610
2025610
2024610
2023610
2022610
2021610-1-0.16%
2020611-42-6.43%
2019653-3-0.46%
2018656
201765630.46%
2016653-9-1.36%
2015662-6-0.9%
2014668-6-0.89%
2013674-5-0.74%
2012679-6-0.88%
2011685-2-0.29%
2010687
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New Boston Population by Year