Boswell, Pennsylvania

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.5%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.9% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.4% for two or more races residents)
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Boswell, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Boswell, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)

Average climate in Boswell, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Boswell, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.0098

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 Boswell center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from the city 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 Boswell 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 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 school in Boswell:

  • NORTH STAR HS (Students: 447, Location: 400 OHIO ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Boswell:

See full list of schools located in Boswell

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.

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Boswell
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boswell, PA (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Somerset County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

29.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.3%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Boswell:

14.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Boswell:

53.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boswell, PA 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
Streets and Highways 2$4,029$24,1740$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,783
Financial Administration 0$0 1$325
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$665
Totals for Government 2$4,029$24,1747$2,773

Boswell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($20.82)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $115,000 ($95.75)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($34.97)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($9.16)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($9.16)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($8.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($7.49)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($5.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $64,000 ($53.29)

Boswell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($12.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($4.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($3.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($24.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($20.82)
    Other: $6,000 ($5.00)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $77,000 ($64.11)
    Property: $49,000 ($40.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($9.16)
    Public Utility License: $8,000 ($6.66)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($2.50)

Boswell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,000 ($69.94)

2.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.89%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cambria County, PA  0.94% ($42,392 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($40,188)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.18% ($38,889)


3.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cambria County, PA  0.84% ($31,843 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.30% ($74,943)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.27% ($43,400)

Businesses in Boswell, PA

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

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:

Nov 8, 2014 06:00 PM, Sr-4025 Main St, Hower Ave, Lat: 40.160578, Lon: -79.028764, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jan 1, 2012 11:05 PM, Sr-601, Lat: 40.168753, Lon: -79.028053, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 11, 2005 07:45 PM, Sr-0601, Lat: 40.171030, Lon: -79.025070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 61.6mTotal length
  • $11,100,000Total costs
  • 75,027Total average daily traffic
  • 8,206Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,698Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Boswell, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Boswell, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

4
  • 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, 19405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2009, Expiration Date: 05/11/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti Pa, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • PGC Laurel Mtn, 0.5 Miles Off Of Laurel Summit Rd (Lat: 40.180861 Lon: -79.150500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQSL849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17845.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2013, Expiration Date: 10/28/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti Pa, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • JENNERSTOWN, 122 Lincoln Highway (088227) (Lat: 40.180917 Lon: -79.129278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.3 m, Overall height: 118.9 m, Call Sign: WQTF881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2014, Expiration Date: 01/27/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2011
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/1986
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/1993
    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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2010, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Boswell, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.5%), and Outside Fires (14.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Boswell, PA
    • 19767.5%Structure Fires
    • 4314.7%Outside Fires
    • 3110.6%Other
    • 217.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boswell, PA
  • 60.4%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boswell, PA
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Boswell compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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