Demographics

People

Total Population1,345
Male Share of the Population52.3%
Female Share of the Population47.7%
Senior Citizens23.9%
Employed Population 16+490
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9%
Median Earnings25+$25,435
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,297

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,750
% Above Poverty Level79%
% Below Poverty Level21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$413
Median House Value$76,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.6%
Polish15.4%
Irish11.6%
Italian8.9%
German5.9%
English5.6%
Slovak3.9%
Hungarian3.6%
Scottish3.2%
Canadian3%
Swiss2.8%
Russian2.2%
Dutch2.2%
Czech2.2%
French Except Basque2%
Welsh1.5%
Swedish0.7%
Slovene0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
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Boswell Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySomerset County
Standard Zip Codes15531
Phone Area Codes814
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.16
Approximate Longitude-79.02

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)

StationSTOYSTOWN
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationDERRY 4 SW
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationKEGG
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp59 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hooversville621$52,847
Jennerstown665$55,250
Shanksville229$67,708
Somerset5,977$57,192
Stoystown358$68,056
Windber3,932$42,154

Boswell Public Schools

North Star Central El Sch
1215 Morris Ave
ZIP: 15531
(814) 629-5627
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
North Star Hs
400 Ohio St
ZIP: 15531
(814) 629-6651
High
Total Enrollment 354
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