New Boston is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,688 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Boston is the 385th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Boston who work in sales jobs (12.63%), office and administrative support (11.44%), and healthcare (7.93%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of New Boston spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.73 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, 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 10.94% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Boston in 2010 was $17,493, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,972 for a family of four.
New Boston is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, French , English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in New Boston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Tagalog.