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Boswell is a borough in Somerset County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The latitude of Boswell is 40.01N. The longitude is -78.963W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,857 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,364.
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28% of Boswell residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boswell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boswell was $12,036, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Boswell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Boswell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $223. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boswell political report.
The average commute time for Boswell workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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