Boswell, IN

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Boswell Profile


Overview

Boswell is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 759 people and just one neighborhood, Boswell is the 349th largest community in Indiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Boswell is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.51% of the Boswell workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Boswell is a town of transportation and shipping workers, production and manufacturing workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boswell who work in management occupations (13.71%), office and administrative support (7.36%), and maintenance occupations (7.36%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Boswell is worth considering.

Being a small town, Boswell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Boswell Demographics

The population of Boswell has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.90% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Boswell in 2010 was $17,336, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,344 for a family of four. Boswell also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.58% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Boswell is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boswell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boswell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Boswell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.26% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Boswell include German, Irish, French, English, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Boswell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Boswell, IN HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Boswell 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Boswell 0.101011101001110
Indiana 21.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Boswell 0.101011101001110
Indiana 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

BENTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Benton Central Jr-Sr High School
4241 E 300 S
Oxford, IN 47971
07-12
Boswell Elementary School
414 W Main St
Boswell, IN 47921
PK-06
Otterbein Elementary School
111 W Oxford St
Otterbein, IN 47970
KG-06
Prairie Crossing Elementary School
2758 S 400 E
Oxford, IN 47971
KG-06
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.8% 46.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 39.2% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.6% 7.7%

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SOUTH NEWTON SCHOOL CORP


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
South Newton Elementary School
13188 S 50 E
Kentland, IN 47951
PK-05
South Newton Middle School
13100 S 50 E
Kentland, IN 47951
06-08
South Newton Senior High School
13102 S 50 E
Kentland, IN 47951
09-12
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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.9% 46.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.6% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.2% 7.7%

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