Boswell's Corner, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,375.
Males: 796  (57.9%)
Females: 579  (42.1%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $110,446
Boswell's Corner:

$110,446
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,822

Boswell's Corner CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $366,500
Boswell's Corner:

$366,500
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $163,149; detached houses: $379,323; townhouses or other attached units: $280,451; mobile homes: $82,081

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,484.

March 2019 cost of living index in Boswell's Corner: 163.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.2%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.6% for other race residents, 55.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Boswell's Corner, VA (2019)
    • 96061.5%Hispanic
    • 28618.3%White alone
    • 24215.5%Black alone
    • 785.0%Two or more races
    • 271.7%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: European (2.9%), Irish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), Welsh (1.2%), American (1.0%), Finnish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

557 residents are foreign born (32.2% Latin America).

This place:

34.6%
Virginia:

12.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (10.0 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (34.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (157.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Aquia Harbour, VA (1.8 miles ),
Quantico Base, VA (1.9 miles ),
Quantico Station, VA (1.9 miles ),
Triangle, VA (2.0 miles ),
Quantico, VA (2.2 miles ),
Dumfries, VA (2.2 miles ),
Stafford Courthouse, VA (2.6 miles ),
Montclair, VA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 77.37 W

Distribution of median household income in Boswell's Corner, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Boswell's Corner, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Virginia:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.337. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.337
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.522. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.522
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Boswell's Corner-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Boswell's Corner place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 1/26/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boswell's Corner-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from Boswell's Corner center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stafford County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Boswell's Corner:

  • DAVITA - GARRISONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • BMA - GARRISONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • BROOKE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STAFFORD, VA)
  • ENVOY OF WOODBRIDGE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • SENTARA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS - WOODBRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • FMC - POTOMAC MILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)

Amtrak stations near Boswell's Corner:

  • 5 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: FREDERICKSBURG (CAROLINE ST. & LAFAYETTE BLVD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boswell's Corner:

  • University of Mary Washington (about 16 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,506)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 21 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • George Mason University (about 23 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Germanna Community College (about 24 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 24 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 26 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 28 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Boswells Store (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Boswell's Corner: Little Forest Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Boswell's Corner: Fritter Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Stafford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.6%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Boswell's Corner:

Marital status in Boswell's Corner, VA
  • Never married: 54.1%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Boswell's Corner:

  • High school or higher: 59.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.9
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Boswell's Corner
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boswell's Corner, VA (based on Stafford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,87167
Mainline Protestant7,70414
Catholic6,2881
Other1,9788
Black Protestant3564
Orthodox501
None94,714-
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: 11
Stafford County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Stafford County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Stafford County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
This county:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stafford County:

7.7%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
Virginia:

18.6%

11.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.84%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,064 average AGI)
Stafford County:

0.34%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince William County, VA  2.44% ($60,507 average AGI)
from Spotsylvania County, VA  1.09% ($51,037)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.93% ($75,649)


10.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,336 average AGI)
Stafford County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  1.58% ($52,179 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  1.14% ($54,299)
to Fredericksburg city, VA  0.81% ($52,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boswell's Corner:

  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDV (1460 AM; 5 kW; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boswell's Corner:

  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLS-FM (93.3 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WGRX (104.5 FM; FALMOUTH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • W249BF (97.7 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJYJ (90.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP-FM (107.7 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Boswell's Corner:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)

Boswell's Corner fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2018 11:00 AM, Us-1, Lat: 38.505031, Lon: -77.375350, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 22, 2017 09:58 PM, Us-1, Lat: 38.507214, Lon: -77.372381, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 2012 00:10 AM, Us-1, Lat: 38.517972, Lon: -77.363289, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1999 10:00 AM, I-95, Lat: 38.500168, Lon: -77.380237, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 1998 02:00 PM, I-95, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.9mTotal length
  • $533,000Total costs
  • 252,277Total average daily traffic
  • 11,659Total average daily truck traffic
  • 288,917Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boswell's Corner, VA
  • 60.9%Electricity
  • 26.6%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boswell's Corner, VA
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 45.9%Electricity


Boswell's Corner compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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