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Boswell is a town in Benton County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The community was named for Charles Boswell, settler
The latitude of Boswell is 40.521N. The longitude is -87.378W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 801.
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18% of Boswell residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $14,401, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% 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 $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $627.
Libraries in Boswell include Boswell-Grant Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Benton 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 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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