Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Census Data & Community Profile

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Swarthmore GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Swarthmore, PA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Swarthmore, PA was 6,170.

Swarthmore Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Swarthmore was 2,917, which represents 47.3 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Swarthmore, PA
There are an estimated 1,263 married men in the town. 49.5 percent of men over 15 years old in Swarthmore are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Swarthmore is 3,253 which is 52.7 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
There are an estimated 1,210 married women in the community. 44.7 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Swarthmore, PA
The median age of people living in Swarthmore, PA was 33.4 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Swarthmore was 261. There were 4,904 people above the age of 18, which represents 79.5 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 13.8 percent of the population (853) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Swarthmore, PA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Swarthmore, PA was 6,012.

White Population in Swarthmore, PA
The estimated White population in the Swarthmore community is 5,298, which is 85.9 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
The estimated Black/African American population is 291, which is 4.7 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Swarthmore, PA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Swarthmore, PA was 15.

Asian Population in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 339.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Swarthmore, PA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Swarthmore was an estimated 3.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 66, while those of “two or more races” was 158 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Swarthmore community was 208, or 3.4 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Swarthmore, PA
The household population number in Swarthmore was 4,932.

Group Quarters Population in Swarthmore, PA
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,238.

Average Household Size in Swarthmore, PA
The average household size in Swarthmore is 2.47 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.04 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Swarthmore, PA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 2,064 total housing units in Swarthmore.

The number of occupied housing units was 1,993, or 96.6 of the total units in town. Of these, 1,437 were owner-occupied (72.1), and 556 were renter-occupied (27.9, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 71 vacant homes in Swarthmore at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 1,125, with a median value in dollars of 258,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Swarthmore, PA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,990 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Swarthmore, average costs per month were $791 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 3,275 people in the community had a high school degree, or 96.5 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
2,618 people in Swarthmore also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 77.1 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Swarthmore, PA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Swarthmore was 408, or 8.1 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Swarthmore, PA
In 2000, there were 585 people in Swarthmore, PA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Swarthmore, PA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 675 people in Swarthmore who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 11.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
There were 3,242 in the labor force in Swarthmore at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 62.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Swarthmore was 22.1 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Swarthmore, PA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $82,653. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Swarthmore, PA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $105,874. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Per capita income in Swarthmore in the last full census was 40,482. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Swarthmore numbered 7, or 0.5 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Swarthmore, PA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 103, or 2.1 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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