Boswell, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Boswell, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Boswell had a population of 1,243 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Boswell is located at latitude 40.1615 and longitude -79.0275 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Boswell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,857 feet.

The Borough of Boswell (GNIS ID: 1215583) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Boswell, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,243
Population in Households 1,243
Population in Familes 933
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,681
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,050
Average Household Income $49,683
Per Capita Income $22,543

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $77,778
Average Home Value $84,052
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 564
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.33% -0.67%
Households -0.28% -0.61%
Families -0.46% -0.73%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Boswell, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boswell to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 864 51st
Population Density # 788 55th
Diversity Index # 1242 29th
Median Household Income # 1702 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1431 19th

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