Boswell, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,204

Boswell is a city located in Somerset County and Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. Boswell has a 2024 population of 1,204. Boswell is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,220 in 2020.

The average household income in Boswell is $59,910 with a poverty rate of 22.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Boswell is 41.8 years, 38 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Boswell Demographics

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

  • White: 94.9%
  • Asian: 3.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,628.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.31% (-16)
The current population of Boswell, Pennsylvania is 1,204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,220.

Boswell, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33994.9%
Asian433.05%
Two or more races241.7%
Black or African American30.21%
Other race20.14%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Boswell Population by Race

Boswell Population Pyramid 2024

Boswell Median Age

41.8

Total

38

Male

42.2

Female

Boswell Adults

There are 1,130 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Boswell.

Boswell Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Boswell Sex Ratio

Female75453.44%
Male65746.56%

Boswell Population by Age

Boswell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6162.2967.932.1
Married2573.0378.221.8
Non Family2391.0661.938.1
Female943.3147.952.1
Male262.6592.37.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boswell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.11%
9th to 12th Grade898.99%
High School Graduate52352.83%
Some College17117.27%
Associates Degree10911.01%
Bachelors Degree343.43%
Graduate Degree535.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Boswell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boswell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White92883487
Asian43430
2+ Races1480
Black330
Hispanic220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.38%.

Boswell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,429$45,179$31,304
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,554$37,500$26,042
Some College$46,083$59,167$31,250
Bachelors Degree$38,750$0$43,333
Graduate Degree$41,875$0$80,288

$36,429

Average Earnings

$45,179

Average Male

$31,304

Average Female

Boswell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boswell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boswell Language

99.54% of Boswell residents speak only English, while 0.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Boswell Language

Boswell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,33726319.67%
Asian4343100%
Multiple241041.67%
Other22100%
Black3266.67%
Hispanic4250%

22.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.31%

Male Poverty Rate

29.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boswell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boswell is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boswell is White, with 19.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.11%.

Boswell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26%
Some College22.86%
High School16.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.6%

Boswell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.75%
Female Employed5.5%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Boswell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boswell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,813$59,910
Families$65,417$69,883
Married Families$70,114$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,279$42,776

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boswell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Boswell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boswell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boswell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boswell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

71

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
Korea9
World War II3
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

Boswell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7433
55 to 6420
75+18
18 to 340
35 to 540

Boswell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White716.67%

Boswell Veterans by Race

Boswell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boswell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Boswell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boswell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boswell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.38%

Born in Boswell

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.82% of Boswell residents were born in the United States, with 87.38% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Boswell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,184-4-0.34%
20281,188-4-0.34%
20271,192-4-0.33%
20261,196-4-0.33%
20251,200-4-0.33%
20241,204-4-0.33%
20231,208-4-0.33%
20221,212-6-0.49%
20211,218-2-0.16%
20201,220332.78%
20191,187-5-0.42%
20181,192-9-0.75%
20171,201-11-0.91%
20161,212-11-0.9%
20151,223-14-1.13%
20141,237-10-0.8%
20131,247-13-1.03%
20121,260-4-0.32%
20111,264-12-0.94%
20101,27600%

Boswell Population by Year