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Boswell, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Boswell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Benton County at latitude 40.5163 and longitude -87.3744. Benton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Boswell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Boswell, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Boswell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Boswell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Boswell, IN Boundary Map


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Boswell, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 797
Population in Households 797
Population in Familes 647
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 860
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $90,051
Average Home Value $103,112
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,071
Average Household Income $52,348
Per Capita Income $21,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.57% 0.27%
Households 0.75% 0.37%
Families 0.9% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Boswell, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boswell to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 383 44th
Population Density1 # 495 27th
Diversity Index2 # 53 93rd
Median Household Income # 411 40th
Per Capita Income # 423 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.