New Boston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,472 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Boston is the 120th largest community in Michigan.
New Boston real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although New Boston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Boston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Boston is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Boston who work in office and administrative support (14.42%), management occupations (10.39%), and healthcare (7.41%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) New Boston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. New Boston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in New Boston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, New Boston may be for you.
The citizens of New Boston are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.33% of adults in New Boston having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Boston in 2010 was $29,061, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,244 for a family of four. However, New Boston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Boston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Boston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Boston include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in New Boston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.