Boston, NY

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Boston Profile


Overview

Boston is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,060 people and just one neighborhood, Boston is the 329th largest community in New York.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Boston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Boston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boston is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boston who work in office and administrative support (14.87%), healthcare (9.95%), and sales jobs (8.24%).

Also of interest is that Boston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Boston’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

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!) 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. Boston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Boston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Boston may be for you.

Boston Demographics

The population of Boston overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Boston, 24.56% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Boston in 2018 was $35,843, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,372 for a family of four. However, Boston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Boston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boston residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Boston include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Boston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Boston, NY HOMES

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TYPE OF Boston, NY HOMES

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SIZE OF Boston, NY HOMES

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SIZE OF Boston, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Employment Industries in Boston

 
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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Boston VIOLENT CRIMES

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United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Motor Vehicle
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100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Boston Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Colden Elementary School
8263 Boston Colden Rd
Colden, NY 14033
KG-06
Ellicott Road Elementary School
5180 Ellicott Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
KG-05
Griffith Institute High School
290 N Buffalo St
Springville, NY 14141
09-12
Griffith Institute Middle School
267 Newman St
Springville, NY 14141
06-08
Orchard Park High School
4040 Baker Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
09-12
Orchard Park Middle School
60 S Lincoln Ave
Orchard Park, NY 14127
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

ORCHARD PARK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.0% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.0% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 3.6%

Educational Expenditures

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HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.9% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.6% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 3.6%

Educational Expenditures

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Total Expenditures

SPRINGVILLE-GRIFFITH INSTITUTE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.1% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.0% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 3.6%

Educational Expenditures

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