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Demographics

People

Total Population1,271
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens22.7%
Employed Population 16+455
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12%
Median Earnings25+$24,940
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,893
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.7%
Median Gross Rent$451
Median House Value$70,300

Ancestry

Polish15.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.3%
Irish12.2%
Italian8.6%
English6.4%
Welsh4.9%
Hungarian4.3%
Slovak3.7%
German3.1%
Canadian2.8%
Scottish2.5%
Czech2.5%
Russian2%
Dutch0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Slovene0.7%
Norwegian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
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Boswell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Somerset 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
Hooversville584$50,357
Jennerstown554$62,727
Shanksville240$66,250
Somerset6,102$55,000
Stoystown331$66,875
Windber4,014$42,229

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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