Boswell, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 707 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 340  (48.2%)
Females: 367  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 74727.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $22,942 (it was $14,063 in 2000)
Boswell:

$22,942
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,310 (it was $9,696 in 2000)

Boswell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $57,436 (it was $41,800 in 2000)
Boswell:

$57,436
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,100; Detached houses: $120,233; Mobile homes: $33,477

Median gross rent in 2016: $559.

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  • Races in Boswell, OK (2010)

    Boswell races chart
    • 43260.9%White alone
    • 12417.5%American Indian alone
    • 598.3%Black alone
    • 507.1%Two or more races
    • 425.9%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Asian alone

Races in Boswell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boswell: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.8%), American (2.8%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 597 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,030 people per square mile   (low).

Boswell, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Boswell:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boswell town:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

27 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

3.9%
Oklahoma:

5.8%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Boswell, Oklahoma as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Boswell to the number of sex offenders is 116 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $320 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $217 (0.4%)

Boswell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (47.7 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (84.4 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (100.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Choctaw, OK (2.1 miles ), East Bryan, OK (2.9 miles ), Bennington, OK (3.1 miles ), Soper, OK (3.2 miles ), Bokchito, OK (3.9 miles ), Albany, OK (4.4 miles) , North Central Bryan, OK (4.4 miles ), Lane, OK (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 95.87 W

Area code: 580

Boswell household income distribution Boswell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+7.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Boswell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Boswell, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boswell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Boswell town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boswell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 290.6 miles away from Boswell center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from Boswell center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Choctaw County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boswell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Boswell:

  • INDIAN TERRITORY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE IV (503 WEST HUNTER)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA (WEST HIGHWAY 70, SUITE A)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boswell:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 30 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Paris Junior College (about 33 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Grayson College (about 50 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 55 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • East Central University (about 69 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 75 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • North Central Texas College (about 80 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)

Public high school in Boswell:

  • BOSWELL HS (Students: 122, Location: 604 7TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Boswell:

  • BOSWELL ES (Students: 181, Location: 604 7TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • BOSWELL MS (Students: 46, Location: 604 7TH ST, Grades: 7-8)
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Notable locations in Boswell: Boswell Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A), Boswell Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Choctaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.2%
(33.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.9% for American Indian residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 46.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Boswell (2011 data):

  • First Texoma National Bank: 615 Hunter Branch at 615 Hunter, branch established on 1947/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $169.7 mil, Deposits: $151.9 mil, headquarters in Durant, OK, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Oklahoma average:

11.1

Boswell travel time to work - commute Boswell mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Boswell town (based on Choctaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,02039
Mainline Protestant90214
Other2502
Black Protestant1241
Catholic1002
None--
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Choctaw County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Choctaw County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Choctaw County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

29.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Boswell:

44.1%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Boswell:

20.5%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boswell, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,071
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,897
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$612
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,624$33,7440$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,570$42,8400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,091$25,0920$0
Water Supply 4$6,739$20,2170$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,098
Totals for Government 8$18,024$27,03613$4,678

Boswell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $152,000 ($214.99)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($152.76)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($130.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($90.52)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($72.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($66.48)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($11.32)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($9.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($8.49)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($8.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $45,000 ($63.65)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($49.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $62,000 ($87.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.41)

Boswell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($63.65)
    All Other: $4,000 ($5.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $91,000 ($128.71)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($31.12)
    Highways: $5,000 ($7.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($19.80)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.66)
    Rents: $4,000 ($5.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($148.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $132,000 ($186.70)
    All Other: $5,000 ($7.07)
    General Support: $5,000 ($7.07)
    Highways: $3,000 ($4.24)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $94,000 ($132.96)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($15.56)
    NEC: $5,000 ($7.07)

Boswell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($16.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $26,000 ($36.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($28.29)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($8.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($8.49)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($8.49)

Boswell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($118.81)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lamar County, TX  0.91% ($22,262 average AGI)
from Pushmataha County, OK  0.89% ($25,293)
from Bryan County, OK  0.71% ($20,061)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bryan County, OK  0.99% ($23,652 average AGI)
to Pushmataha County, OK  0.82% ($30,368)
to Lamar County, TX  0.78% ($16,917)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boswell:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boswell:

  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Boswell:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K15AA (Channel 15; HUGO, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Boswell fatal accident list:

Apr 6, 2006 04:10 PM, No Name, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 10, 2005 07:30 PM, Us-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 14, 1987 03:50 PM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boswell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boswell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11025 , Serial Number: 7ECA-7, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): A1s2 Ltd, Hc 70 Box 148, Boswell, OK 74727

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boswell and their reported violations in the past:

BOSWELL PUBLIC WORKS AUTHORITY (Population served: 932, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2013)
CHOCTAW RWD # 6 (Population served: 850, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Boswell, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2975.1 years
James2774.1 years
John2076.7 years
George1773.2 years
Mary1481.2 years
Robert1375.5 years
Charles1170.8 years
Walter978.9 years
Thomas972.7 years
Henry978.1 years
Most common last names in Boswell, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1769.8 years
Jones1680.2 years
Smith1180.7 years
Pierce869.6 years
Clark871.8 years
Pitts878.9 years
Hale880.4 years
Bacon867.5 years
Vansickle863.5 years
Brown876.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (1%)

Boswell compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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