Boston, Michigan

Boston: Township in Ionia County, Michigan


Boston is a township located in the county of Houghton in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,709 and a population density of 159 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,825 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Boston

Population : 5,825 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Houghton County
Area : 35.9 km2
Altitude : 863 feet / 263 meters
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 10:17:03 (19th April 2024)
Density : 162 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.99% (2010-2020)


Boston is located at 47°10'47"N 88°31'45"W (47.1796500, -88.5292900).

Boston map


The population of Boston increased by 1.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,709 - census
2011 5,709 0% estimation process
2012 5,708 -0.02% estimation process
2013 5,727 0.33% estimation process
2014 5,748 0.37% estimation process
2015 5,740 -0.14% estimation process
2016 5,765 0.43% estimation process
2017 5,774 0.16% estimation process
2018 5,798 0.41% estimation process
2019 5,812 0.24% estimation process
2020 5,825 0.22% estimation process

Schools in Boston

College & universities near Boston, MI

Code Name City ZIP
171128 Michigan Technological University Houghton (MI) 49931-1295
172440 Finlandia University Hancock (MI) 49930-1832
461315 Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Baraga (MI) 49908-0000

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Boston, MI

Code Name Address Type
HGH Houghton, Michigan Townsend Drive and Hubbell Street BUS
HKM Hancock, MI 125 Quincy Street BUS
LAN L'Anse, MI 102 North Main Street BUS
MQT Marquette, Michigan 1325 Commerce Drive BUS

Post offices near Boston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dollar Bay Post Office Dollar Bay (MI) 49922
Hancock Post Office Hancock (MI) 49930
Houghton Post Office Houghton (MI) 49931
Hubbell Post Office Hubbell (MI) 49934
Calum Post Office Calumet (MI) 49913

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Other cities in Houghton County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Houghton County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Wyandotte 24,707 Town in Michigan, USA
Laurium 1,872 Village in Michigan, USA
Chassell 1,725 Township in Houghton County, Michigan
Superior 1,299 Township in Washtenaw County, Michigan
Dollar Bay 1,082 Township in Houghton County, Michigan, United States
Osceola 1,075 Township in Houghton County, Michigan, United States
Frost 1,052 Township in Clare County, Michigan
Hubbell 946 City in Nebraska, USA
Lake Linden 933 Village in Michigan
South Range 718 City in Houghton County, Michigan, United States of America
Calumet 676 Village in Michigan
Hancock 462 City in Michigan, United States
Copper City 180 City in Houghton County, Michigan, United States of America
Houghton 83 County seat of Houghton County, Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Boston distances to largest Michigan cities