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The City of New Boston had a population of 4,495 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for New Boston is located at latitude 33.4598 and longitude -94.4155 in Bowie County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Boston encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bowie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 358 feet.

The City of New Boston has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of New Boston is located within New Boston Division of Bowie County.

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New Boston, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 4,495 (100%)
Population in Households 4,438 (98.7%)
Population in Families 3,519 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 57 ( 1.3%)
Population Density 1,124
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $50,268
Average Household Income $59,940
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $24,935
Wealth Index5 52


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 890 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $104,826
Average Home Value $130,619
Housing Affordability Index3 265


Total Households 1,852
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,154
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.06% -0.04%
Households -0.04% -0.02%
Families -0.18% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
Owner Occupied HU   0.35%

New Boston, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Boston to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 450 74th
Population Density # 655 63rd
Median Household Income # 1027 41st
Housing Affordability Index # 1345 77th
Per Capita Income # 948 46th
Diversity Index # 917 47th

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