New Boston is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,174 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Boston is the 409th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in New Boston was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages 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 village of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in New Boston who work in food service (17.30%), personal care services (10.34%), and office and administrative support (9.66%).
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.09 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small village, New Boston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In New Boston, just 7.90% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in New Boston in 2010 was $13,787, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,148 for a family of four. New Boston also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.18% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Boston include Irish, English, Welsh, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in New Boston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and French.