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, New Boston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Boston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Boston is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Boston who work in food service (18.38%), teaching (14.43%), and office and administrative support (11.66%).
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 17.42 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small village, New Boston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in New Boston with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.17% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Boston in 2010 was $14,207, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,828 for a family of four. New Boston also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.30% 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, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in New Boston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and West Germanic languages.