Boswell, Oklahoma

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Boswell, Oklahoma

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Boswell Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Boswell Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Boswell, Oklahoma

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 2 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8

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Boswell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Choctaw
Standard Zip Codes 74727
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.027
Longitude -95.868

Boswell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BOSWELL 1 S
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station HUGO
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
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Boswell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 703 100%
Male 331 47.1%
Female 372 52.9%
Under 18 212 30.2%
18+ 491 69.8%
65+ 125 17.8%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 3.04
White 472 67.1%
African-American 58 8.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 124 17.6%
Other 7 1%
Mixed Race 40 5.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 2.1%

Estimated Boswell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 701
Growth -2
Growth % -0.3%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 47%
US/American 22.2%
Irish 10.2%
German 5%
Dutch 3.7%
Scottish 3%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
African 2.2%
English 1.7%
Italian 1.3%
Norwegian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Boswell 703 $21,354
Antlers 2,552 $22,684
Bennington 289 $21,667
Bokchito 564 $26,528
Caddo 944 $34,643
Hugo 5,536 $26,523
Soper 300 $18,333
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Boswell High Schools (2004)

604 7TH ST
A Title I School.
Serves 142 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 28.4

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