Boswell's Corner, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,375.
Males: 762  (55.5%)
Females: 613  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $97,484
Boswell's Corner:

$97,484
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,386

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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $337,500
Boswell's Corner:

$337,500
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $128,505; Detached houses: $273,196; Townhouses or other attached units: $257,425; Mobile homes: $32,408

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,149.

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  • Races in Boswell"s Corner, VA (2010)

    Boswell's Corner races chart
    • 72852.9%White alone
    • 33624.4%Black alone
    • 21815.9%Hispanic
    • 483.5%Two or more races
    • 362.6%Asian alone
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boswell's Corner: 131.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.4%), American (12.8%), French (1.9%), Irish (1.5%), Welsh (1.3%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

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

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%

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

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

356 residents are foreign born (19.6% Latin America).

This place:

25.7%
Virginia:

11.9%

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

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

4.1%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Educational services (1%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Legal occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

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 near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from Boswell's Corner center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from Boswell's Corner center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 293.3 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 Stafford County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
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 (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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 70.2. This is about average.

City:

70.2
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 83.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stafford County:

27.8%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

18.6%

11.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.51%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,418 average AGI)
Stafford County:

0.40%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince William County, VA  1.80% ($50,504 average AGI)
from Spotsylvania County, VA  1.20% ($40,378)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.72% ($65,159)


10.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.99%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,471 average AGI)
Stafford County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  1.51% ($44,927 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  1.46% ($46,139)
to Fredericksburg city, VA  0.79% ($40,818)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 3,394Total average daily traffic
  • 13,576Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.

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  • #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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