New Boston is a city located in Mercer County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 599, it is the 843rd largest city in Illinois and the 18074th largest city in the United States. New Boston is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually and its population has decreased by -2.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 613 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, New Boston has a population density of 637 people per square mile.
The average household income in New Boston is $54,849 with a poverty rate of 20.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in New Boston is 47.8 years, 51 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Bostonwas:
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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 5.45%.
99.39% of New Boston residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in New Boston is White, with 21.20% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in New Boston is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.75%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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99.42% of New Boston residents were born in the United States, with 58.06% having been born in Illinois. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.