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Location of Boston in Wayne County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)|
|• Land||0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,132 ft (345 m)|
|• Density||672.65/sq mi (259.65/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (EST)|
Boston is a town in Boston Township, Wayne County, Indiana, United States. The population was 138 at the 2010 census.
Boston was named after Boston, Massachusetts.
Boston was originally called New Boston, and under the latter name was laid out and platted in 1832. The first post office in Boston was established in 1837.
Boston is located at 39°44′30″N 84°51′4″W / 39.74167°N 84.85111°W (39.741571, -84.851098).
According to the 2010 census, Boston has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 census, there were 138 people, 60 households, and 41 families living in the town. The population density was 657.1 inhabitants per square mile (253.7/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 319.0 per square mile (123.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.8% White, 0.7% Native American, and 1.4% Asian.
There were 60 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.68.
The median age in the town was 42 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.7% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.
Richmond Municipal Airport is located near Boston.
- De Scott Evans, artist
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