Boswell, Indiana Population 2021

787
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Boswell is a city located in Benton County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 787, it is the 344th largest city in Indiana and the 11344th largest city in the United States . Boswell is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 778 in 2010. Boswell reached it's highest population of 787 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Boswell has a population density of 890 people per square mile.

The average household income in Boswell is $46,999 with a poverty rate of 29.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $59,600. The median age in Boswell is 36.3 years, 31.3 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Boswell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boswell was:

  • White: 88.86%
  • Two or more races: 7.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.17%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Boswell, Indiana is 787 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 778.

Boswell, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65488.86%
Two or More Races527.07%
Black or African American162.17%
Asian70.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.27%
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Boswell Population by Race

Boswell Population Pyramid $2021

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Boswell Median Age

36.3


Total

31.3


Male

42.1


Female

Boswell Adults

There are 542 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Boswell.

Boswell Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Boswell Sex Ratio

Female

357

48.51%

Male

379

51.49%

Boswell Population by Age

Boswell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boswell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Non Family75.2%24.8%
All71.7%28.3%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female29.5%70.5%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boswell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2792.6471.7
Married1173.4886.3
Non Family1011.2175.2
Female443.6429.5
Male172.7658.8

3.33

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Boswell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade326.43%
9th to 12th Grade8016.06%
High School Graduate23046.18%
Some College10420.88%
Associates Degree255.02%
Bachelors Degree163.21%
Graduate Degree112.21%
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Boswell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boswell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38332123
Hispanic7348
2+ Races192
Black1611
Islander52
Asian444
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Boswell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,513$28,875$23,333
Less Than 9th Grade$26,875$27,083$
High School Graduate$26,250$37,500$16,875
Some College$21,250$20,972$21,607
Bachelors Degree$35,625$$36,250
Graduate Degree$51,094$$

$26,513

Average Earnings

$28,875

Average Male

$23,333

Average Female

Boswell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boswell Language by Age

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Boswell Language

85.82% of Boswell residents speak only English, while 14.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.86% of the population.

Boswell Language

Boswell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55218733.88%
Hispanic1062119.81%
Multiple52815.38%

29.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.76%

Male Poverty Rate

29.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boswell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boswell is White, with 33.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boswell is Multiple, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.27%.

Boswell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.07%
Some College17.05%
High School11.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Boswell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed19.51%
Female Employed7.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Boswell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boswell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,221$46,999
Families$48,750$52,524
Married Families$53,958-
Non Families$21,406$32,599
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Income by Household Type

Boswell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Boswell Married by Age and Sex

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Boswell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Boswell Marital Status by Race

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Boswell Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War9
Korea3
World War II2
Second Gulf War2

Boswell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5411
65 to 7410
75+7
55 to 647
18 to 34

Boswell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White285.79%
Black531.25%
2+ Races26.45%

Boswell Veterans by Race

Boswell Veterans by Education

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34.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boswell Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Boswell Employment by Age

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Boswell Employment by Race

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Boswell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.39%

Born in Boswell

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of Boswell residents were born in the United States, with 67.39% having been born in Indiana. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Boswell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202178791.16%
202077891.17%
201976991.18%
201876020.26%
2017758-3-0.39%
2016761-3-0.39%
2015764-4-0.52%
2014768-2-0.26%
2013770-8-1.03%
2012778-3-0.38%
20117810.00%
20107810.00%

Boswell Population by Year