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Boston is a township in Wayne County, in the Richmond metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Boston. For links to other places called Boston, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Boston is 39.758N. The longitude is -84.872W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 915.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Boston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47374 ZIP code.
39% of Boston residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boston was $27,045, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Boston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Boston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boston political report.
The average commute time for Boston workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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