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People

Total Population 1,282
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 464
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,125
% Above Poverty Level 81.4%
% Below Poverty Level 18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $434
Median House Value $69,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 15.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Boswell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 54 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 15531
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.161
Longitude -79.029

Boswell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station STOYSTOWN
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station DERRY 4 SW
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station KEGG
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hooversville 613 $53,125
Jennerstown 631 $56,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Boswell High Schools

NORTH STAR HS
814-629-6651
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 441 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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