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Boswell, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Boswell had a population of 867 as of July 1, 2016. Boswell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boswell is located at latitude 34.0282 and longitude -95.8685 in Choctaw County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Boswell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Town of Boswell (GNIS ID: 2411710) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Boswell is located within West Choctaw Division of Choctaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boswell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boswell: Mayhew.

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Boswell, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 867
Population in Households 867
Population in Familes 687
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,264
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $55,952
Average Home Value $73,430


Median Household Income $24,483
Average Household Income $35,199
Per Capita Income $14,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.27% 2.12%
Households 3.05% 1.95%
Families 3.2% 1.97%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Boswell, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boswell to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 257 65th
Population Density1 # 90 88th
Diversity Index2 # 81 89th
Median Household Income # 727 1st
Per Capita Income # 719 2nd

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