North Boston, New York

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North Boston strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy North Boston Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy North Boston People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% North Boston Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% North Boston Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% North Boston Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of North Boston, New York

Comparing North Boston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 9 5
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 6
College Educated Adults 8 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 5
Public Transportation Use 5 2
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 8
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5

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North Boston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles S of Buffalo, New York
County Erie
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
P.O. Box Zip Codes 14110
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.685
Longitude -78.776

North Boston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station COLDEN 1 N
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station WALES
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
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North Boston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,680 100%
Male 1,340 50%
Female 1,340 50%
Under 18 643 24%
18+ 2,037 76%
65+ 379 14.1%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 3.02
White 2,656 99.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 7 0.3%
Mixed Race 8 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 0.9%

North Boston Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.4%
Polish 20.3%
Irish 13.7%
Italian 12%
English 7.4%
Scottish 2.5%
Ukrainian 1.7%
US/American 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Croatian 1%
French Canadian 0.9%
European 0.9%
Portuguese 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Macedonian 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Boston 2,680 $57,266
Blasdell 2,718 $43,846
Eden 3,579 $60,081
Hamburg 10,116 $63,185
Lackawanna 19,064 $39,237
North Collins 1,079 $47,679
Orchard Park 3,294 $70,483
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