Boswell, PA 15531 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15531: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boswell, PA 15531

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 109
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,669
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.161, Longitude -79.027
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Boswell, PA 15531 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,613
Population in Households 4,606
Population in Familes 3,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,939
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,437 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 502 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 370 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $113,095
Average Home Value $136,186


Median Household Income $43,747
Average Household Income $53,851
Per Capita Income $22,639
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.54%
Households -0.36% -0.48%
Families -0.55% -0.6%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Boswell, PA 15531 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15531 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 671 59th
Population Density1 # 1221 26th
Diversity Index2 # 1224 25th
Median Household Income # 1146 30th
Per Capita Income # 1115 32nd

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