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North Boston, New York
Census-designated place
Location in Erie County and the state of New York
Location in Erie County and the state of New York
Country United States
State New York
County Erie
Town Boston
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)
 • Land 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,521
 • Density 616.0/sq mi (237.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 14110
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-51583
GNIS feature ID 0958691

North Boston is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Boston in Erie County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 2,521. It is part of the BuffaloNiagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

North Boston is on the northern town line, located around the junction of NY Routes 277 and 391.


North Boston is located at 42°40′55″N 78°47′3″W / 42.68194°N 78.78417°W / 42.68194; -78.78417 (42.681935, -78.784065).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (11 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,680 people, 1,049 households, and 766 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 652.9 per square mile (252.4/km²). There were 1,080 housing units at an average density of 263.1/sq mi (101.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.10% White, 0.07% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 1,049 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,898, and the median income for a family was $57,266. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $29,479 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,089. About 1.0% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

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