New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois

New Boston: Township in Mercer County, Illinois

About

New Boston is a township located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 683 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 644 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about New Boston

Population : 644 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Mercer County
Area : 53.72 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:19:26 (6th February 2023)
Postal code : 61272
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.06% (2010-2020)
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Location of New Boston on Illinois map.
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Map highlighting New Boston Township Mercer County Illinois
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Geography

New Boston is located at 41°10'13"N 90°59'49"W (41.1703100, -90.9968100).

New Boston map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of New Boston decreased by 6.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 683 - census
2011 685 0.29% estimation process
2012 679 -0.88% estimation process
2013 674 -0.74% estimation process
2014 668 -0.9% estimation process
2015 662 -0.91% estimation process
2016 653 -1.38% estimation process
2017 656 0.46% estimation process
2018 656 0% estimation process
2019 653 -0.46% estimation process
2020 644 -1.4% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,896
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,020
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 14.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,172
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,058
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.0%
People over 65 (%) : 10.7%
Female persons, % : 52.4%
White only, percent : 25.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 21.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 73.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 4.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 193
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 39.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.3%

New Boston zip code is 61272. County name: Mercer, County fips: 17131

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $229,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,389
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $396
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,054
2015-2019 Households : 3,607
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.94
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,060
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,493
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 53,789
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,973
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,886
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,238
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 687
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 449
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 114
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 613
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 636
2010 population per square mile : 3,514.7
2010 land area in square miles : 3.72
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $114,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,294
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $616
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,228
2015-2019 Households : 2,345
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.83
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,180
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,206
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,884
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 137,859
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,853
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,229
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,805
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 713
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 492
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 509
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 128
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 519
2010 population per square mile : 5,304.8
2010 land area in square miles : 1.25

Schools in New Boston

College & universities near New Boston, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147341 Monmouth College Monmouth (IL) 61462-1998
154378 Southeastern Community College West Burlington (IA) 52655-0180
146755 Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences Rock Island (IL) 61201-5317
153463 American Hair Academy Mt. Pleasant (IA) 52641
153621 Iowa Wesleyan University Mount Pleasant (IA) 52641

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Boston, IL

Code Name Address Type
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS

Post offices near New Boston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Oakvill Post Office Oakville (IA) 52646

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Aledo 3,383 City in Mercer County, Illinois, United States
Burgess 2,249 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Preemption 1,628 Township in Mercer County, Illinois
Viola 874 Village in Illinois, United States
Millersburg 688 Township in Mercer County, Illinois
Matherville 651 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sherrard 588 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Keithsburg 569 Township in Mercer County, Illinois, United States
Norwood 447 Village in Peoria County, Illinois, United States
Eliza 385 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Joy 377 Village in Illinois, United States
North Henderson 206 Township in Mercer County, Illinois