Boswell is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,238 people and just one neighborhood, Boswell is the 725th largest community in Pennsylvania. Boswell has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Boswell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Boswell is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Boswell who work in office and administrative support (20.25%), sales jobs (8.80%) and food service (8.10%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Boswell’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet borough because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Boswell has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Boswell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Boswell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Boswell may be for you.
As is often the case in a small borough, Boswell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.