Boswell Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Boswell: Town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States

About

Boswell is a town located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,277 and a population density of 708 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,180 inhabitants.

Boswell Quick Facts

Population : 1,180 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 74727
Phone Area Codes : 580
Area : 1.8 km2
Altitude : 610 feet / 186 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:52:48 (24th May 2022)
Density : 654 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.22% (2010-2020)
Boswell locator map
Location of Boswell on Pennsylvania map.
2018 Boswell FFA Rodeo 10 'grand entry' image
2018 Boswell FFA Rodeo 10 'grand entry'
2018 Boswell FFA Rodeo 10 'grand entry' image

Geography

Boswell is located at 40°9'41"N 79°1'44"W (40.1614700, -79.0289200).

Boswell map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Boswell decreased by 8.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,277 - census
2011 1,264 -1.03% estimation process
2012 1,260 -0.32% estimation process
2013 1,246 -1.12% estimation process
2014 1,237 -0.73% estimation process
2015 1,223 -1.14% estimation process
2016 1,212 -0.91% estimation process
2017 1,201 -0.92% estimation process
2018 1,192 -0.76% estimation process
2019 1,186 -0.51% estimation process
2020 1,180 -0.51% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,674
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,132
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,182
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,146
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.0%
People over 65 (%) : 16.8%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 85.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.4%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,596
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.5%

Boswell zip code is 15531. County name: Somerset, County fips: 42111

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $178,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,496
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $489
2015-2019 median gross rent : $938
2015-2019 Households : 4,669
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,137
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,616
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,813
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,080
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $77,917
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,266
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,033
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 634
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 326
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 150
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 859
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 79
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 935
2010 population per square mile : 408.2
2010 land area in square miles : 27.30

People born in Boswell (1)

American politician Harry J. W. Belvin was born in Boswell

Schools in Boswell

College & universities near Boswell, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212975 Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown (PA) 15905-3092

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Boswell, PA

Code Name Address Type
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS

Post offices near Boswell

Post Office Name City ZIP
Boswell Post Office Boswell (PA) 15531

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Boswell , Indiana town in Grant Township, Benton County, Indiana, United State with a population of 767 people.
  • Boswell , Oklahoma town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 680 people.

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Williams 6,115 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Somerset 5,817 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Windber 3,789 Borough of in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Forward 3,018 Township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Glade 2,143 Township in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States
Meyersdale 2,087 Borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Berlin 1,931 Borough in Pennsylvania, USA
Randolph 1,679 Unincorporated community in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Kimmel 1,537 Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Friedens 1,523 Census designated place
Huston 1,352 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Davidsville 1,130 Census designated place
Milford 985 Borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Paint 930 Borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Rockwood 815 Borough of Pennsylvania
Confluence 722 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Boswell distances to largest Pennsylvania cities