Boswell, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 1,247 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 
Males: 578  (46.4%)
Females: 669  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15531.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,095 (it was $20,875 in 2000)
Boswell:

$32,095
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,134 (it was $12,036 in 2000)

Boswell borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,478 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Boswell:

$69,478
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $420.

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  • Races in Boswell, PA (2010)

    Boswell races chart
    • 1,24297.3%White alone
    • 151.2%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Black alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Boswell: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (12.8%), Polish (11.3%), Italian (7.6%), English (5.6%), Welsh (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 1825 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,693 people per square mile   (low).

Boswell,PA real estate house value index trend

Boswell, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Boswell:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boswell borough:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

8 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Boswell, Pennsylvania as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Boswell to the number of sex offenders is 420 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $821 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,102 (1.6%)

Boswell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (53.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (205.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jennerstown borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Jerome, PA (2.0 miles ), Stoystown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Hooversville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Benson, PA (2.5 miles) , Davidsville, PA (2.7 miles ), Edie, PA (2.7 miles) , Friedens, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.16 N, Longitude: 79.03 W

Area code: 814

Boswell household income distribution Boswell home values distribution

Crime rates in Boswell by Year
Type 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0200
per 100,000 0.0162.50.00.0
Burglaries 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 262.0) 0.033.50.00.0

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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -119 (-8.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Boswell, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boswell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Boswell borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 7/11/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boswell-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from Boswell center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 296.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from Boswell center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boswell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boswell:

  • LAUREL VIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DAVIDSVILLE, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE JOHNSTOWN (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • PRODIGY DIALYSIS, LLC - SOMERSET (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEM HOSP TRANS CARE U (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN NSG CARE CTR-JO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Boswell:

  • 13 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boswell:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 13 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 23 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 29 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 30 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Saint Francis University (about 32 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Frostburg State University (about 36 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)

Public high schools in Boswell:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Highest Military Ranking Officer that was born and raised in Boswell--COLONEL George Edmund Phillips, graduated from JBJ High School in 1964. Veteran of the Vietnam War, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Notable location: Boswell Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Boswell Hotel (231 Main Street).

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.1. This is worse than average.

City:

99.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.409. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.409
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0147

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

BOSWELL BORO MUNI AUTH (Population served: 2,125, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (DEC-15-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
SUMMERS BEST TWO WEEKS (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
SUMMERS BEST 2 WEEKS QUE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
OUTDOOR ODYSSEY AT ROARING RUN (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-24-2012 and AUG-24-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2007)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
WALATS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-15-2011 and AUG-15-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  59.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Boswell, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Boswell compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.

Banks with branches in Boswell (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Boswell Branch at 504 Hower Avenue, branch established on 1956/04/16. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Jennerstown Office Branch at 1626 Pitt Street, branch established on 1924/08/15. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boswell borough (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,67891
Evangelical Protestant13,61193
Catholic10,29815
Other1,0225
Orthodox3435
None31,790-
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: 18
Somerset County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Somerset County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Somerset County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

29.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

11.5%
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$325
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$665
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,783
Streets and Highways 2$4,029$24,1740$0
Totals for Government 2$4,029$24,1747$2,773

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($17.64)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($5.61)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $65,000 ($52.13)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($23.26)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($11.23)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($7.22)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($7.22)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($5.61)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($4.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $43,000 ($34.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($40.10)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $11,000 ($8.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($5.61)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($20.05)
    All Other: $9,000 ($7.22)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $63,000 ($50.52)
    Property: $47,000 ($37.69)
    NEC: $19,000 ($15.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $22,000 ($17.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $21,000 ($16.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($0.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $78,000 ($62.55)

3.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.14%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

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 Cambria County, PA  0.84% ($34,793 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.20% ($36,820)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.18% ($43,982)


3.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

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 Cambria County, PA  0.82% ($32,854 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.24% ($31,507)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.19% ($34,263)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boswell:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREATER JOHNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNTJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boswell:

  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUZY (97.7 FM; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN,INC.)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Boswell:

  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W57BM (Channel 57; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)

Boswell fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 2012 11:05 PM, Sr-601, Lat: 40.16875, Lon: -79.02805, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 11, 2005 07:45 PM, Sr-0601, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 26, 1976 04:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 2,675Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,173Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Boswell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rd1 Box 231a (Lat: 40.201750 Lon: -79.013361), Call Sign: WNIZ748, Licensee ID: L00008343
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6400 MHz, 44.8400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2002, Expiration Date: 06/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2004
    Registrant: Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Of, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (814) 629-6592
  • 326 Sliding Rock Rd. (Lat: 40.170083 Lon: -79.100028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPTU929
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/19/2021, Certifier: Richard L Murray
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Inc., Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NORTH STAR SD, 400 Ohio St (Lat: 40.158806 Lon: -79.029056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQKG505
    Assigned Frequencies: 19405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2009, Expiration Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Darol Lain
    Registrant: Last Mile Inc. Dba Sting Communications, 120 South 16th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042, Phone: (717) 270-1979, Fax: (717) 270-4338, Email:
  • BOSWELL, 7 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 40.232278 Lon: -79.102250), Overall height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WLJ27
    Assigned Frequencies: 3750.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3910.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2009, Certifier: Karen Zacharia
    Registrant: Mci Communications Services, Inc., 2400 N. Glenville Drive, Dept/Loc 71216/107, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10487 , Serial Number: 15074885, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): W Dean Glasser, 162 Roaring Run Rd, Boswell, PA 15531, Other Owners: Agatha M Miconi
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25049 , Serial Number: 4818, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): W Dean Glasser, 162 Roaring Run Rd, Boswell, PA 15531, Other Owners: Agatha M Miconi
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 47419 , Serial Number: 28R-7703375, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin C Capp, 116 Lincoln Hwy, Boswell, PA 15531
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9596V , Serial Number: R1722336, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1977
    Registrant (Individual): W Dean Glasser, 162 Roaring Run Rd, Boswell, PA 15531

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$38,9802$79,0751$16,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$73,5600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$54,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Boswell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boswell, PA
Most common first names in Boswell, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4875.3 years
Mary4780.0 years
Robert3566.5 years
Charles3474.5 years
William3173.2 years
James3070.6 years
Joseph2373.8 years
Helen2274.5 years
George2075.2 years
Frank1773.8 years
Most common last names in Boswell, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shaffer2475.2 years
Berkey1673.6 years
Miller1467.6 years
Thomas1474.1 years
Smith1367.7 years
Shaulis1078.5 years
Baraniak1074.6 years
Lohr970.1 years
Friedline976.0 years
Keyser977.7 years

Businesses in Boswell, PA

  • Ford: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • Subway: 1

Boswell on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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