Boswell, Indiana

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Boswell, Indiana

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High Points

Boswell strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Top 16% Boswell Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Boswell, Indiana

Comparing Boswell to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Racial Diversity 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Age of the Population 4 6
Male Share of the Population 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 1
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Boswell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 47921
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.521
Longitude -87.378

Boswell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Boswell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 827 100%
Male 380 45.9%
Female 447 54.1%
Under 18 237 28.7%
18+ 590 71.3%
65+ 166 20.1%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.08
White 762 92.1%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 40 4.8%
Mixed Race 19 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 81 9.8%

Estimated Boswell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 783
Growth -44
Growth % -5.3%

Boswell 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
US/American 27%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
German 17.2%
English 11.1%
Irish 10%
Polish 3.8%
Italian 2.1%
Swedish 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Macedonian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Scottish 0.9%
Welsh 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Boswell 827 $36,136
Ambia 197 $38,750
Earl Park 485 $37,188
Fowler 2,415 $50,586
Oxford 1,271 $45,966
Pine Village 255 $43,750
Williamsport 1,935 $46,912

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