New Boston, Texas Population 2021

4,535
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New Boston is a city located in Bowie County Texas. It is also the county seat of Bowie County. With a 2020 population of 4,535, it is the 389th largest city in Texas and the 5043rd largest city in the United States . New Boston is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,550 in 2010. New Boston reached it's highest population of 5,057 in 1990. Spanning over 4 miles, New Boston has a population density of 1,134 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Boston is $53,917 with a poverty rate of 21.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $579 per month, and the median house value is $92,600. The median age in New Boston is 44 years, 40.6 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

New Boston Demographics

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

  • White: 74.29%
  • Black or African American: 19.51%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
The current population of New Boston, Texas is 4,535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,646.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,550.

New Boston, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,46274.29%
Black or African American90919.51%
Two or More Races1513.24%
Asian430.92%
Some Other Race420.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.34%
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New Boston Population by Race

New Boston Population Pyramid $2021

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New Boston Median Age

44


Total

40.6


Male

45.2


Female

New Boston Adults

There are 3,888 adults, (761 of whom are seniors) in New Boston.

New Boston Age Dependency

49

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

New Boston Sex Ratio

Female

2,186

46.91%

Male

2,474

53.09%

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
Married64.9%35.1%
Female60.9%39.1%
All51.2%48.8%
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Male19.6%80.4%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Boston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9392.3951.2
Married8283.0464.9
Non Family7691.1837.8
Female2353.5560.9
Male1073.4319.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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New Boston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade491.42%
9th to 12th Grade37210.77%
High School Graduate1,50343.50%
Some College75121.74%
Associates Degree2396.92%
Bachelors Degree45113.05%
Graduate Degree902.60%
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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
White2,5362,224406
Black649565110
Hispanic112879
2+ Races626216
Asian4343
Other Race4242
Native American3737
Islander1616

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 2+ races people with a rate of 25.81%.

New Boston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,979$46,680$22,283
Less Than 9th Grade$18,662$11,106$
High School Graduate$42,760$46,341$21,433
Some College$25,061$45,729$21,879
Bachelors Degree$54,934$54,189$55,885
Graduate Degree$77,589$$

$40,979

Average Earnings

$46,680

Average Male

$22,283

Average Female

New Boston Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Boston Language by Age

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New Boston Language

97.18% of New Boston residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

New Boston Language

New Boston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,30469220.94%
Black90325127.80%
Hispanic1583924.68%
Islander1515100.00%

21.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.29%

Male Poverty Rate

22.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Boston

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Boston is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Boston is White, with 20.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.90%.

New Boston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.86%
High School26.07%
Bachelors or Greater19.41%
Some College9.41%

New Boston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed63.95%
Female Employed9.95%
Male Employed2.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%

New Boston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Boston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,320$53,917
Families$58,984$65,178
Married Families$72,963-
Non Families$23,482$34,015
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Income by Household Type

New Boston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Boston Marital Status by Race

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New Boston Marital Status

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451

Number of Veterans

451

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War77
Korea6
World War II

New Boston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54130
55 to 64109
75+94
65 to 7492
18 to 3426

New Boston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41314.17%
Black384.94%

New Boston Veterans by Race

New Boston Veterans by Education

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21.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Boston Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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61.29%

Born in New Boston

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of New Boston residents were born in the United States, with 61.29% having been born in Texas. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

New Boston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,535-37-0.81%
20204,572-37-0.80%
20194,609-37-0.80%
20184,646-15-0.32%
20174,661-3-0.06%
20164,664-9-0.19%
20154,673-42-0.89%
20144,715-42-0.88%
20134,75720.04%
20124,755-19-0.40%
20114,774-27-0.56%
20104,801-7-0.01%
20004,808-249-0.50%
19905,0574290.89%
19804,6289292.27%
19703,6999262.92%
19602,773850.31%
19502,6880.00%

New Boston Population by Year