Boston, Indiana

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Boston is a town in Boston Township, Wayne County, Indiana, United States. The population was 177 at the 2000 census.



Boston is located at 39°44′30″N 84°51′4″W / 39.74167°N 84.85111°W / 39.74167; -84.85111 (39.741571, -84.851098)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 177 people, 67 households, and 52 families residing in the town. The population density was 838.5 people per square mile (325.4/km²). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 331.6/sq mi (128.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.44% White, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 67 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.7% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $50,625, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $20,179 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,852. None of the families and 2.5% of the population were living below the poverty line.

Notable Bostonians


Boston | Cambridge City | Centerville | Dublin | East Germantown | Economy | Fountain City | Greens Fork | Hagerstown | Milton | Mount Auburn | Richmond | Spring Grove | Whitewater

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