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Boswell, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Boswell had a population of 802 as of July 1, 2015. Boswell ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boswell is located at latitude 40.5163 and longitude -87.3744 in Benton County. 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. Benton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The Town of Boswell (GNIS ID: 2396598) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Boswell is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boswell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Boswell, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 802
Population in Households 802
Population in Familes 649
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 866
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $97,656
Average Home Value $112,048


Median Household Income $41,822
Average Household Income $48,987
Per Capita Income $19,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.35%
Households 0.79% 0.49%
Families 0.82% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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, 2015 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 # 381 44th
Population Density1 # 496 27th
Diversity Index2 # 49 93rd
Median Household Income # 476 30th
Per Capita Income # 499 27th

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