Schwenksville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Schwenksville had a population of 1,479 as of July 1, 2015. Schwenksville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Schwenksville is located at latitude 40.2573 and longitude -75.4654 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Schwenksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Borough of Schwenksville (GNIS ID: 1215482) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Schwenksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Schwenksville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,479
Population in Households 1,399
Population in Familes 958
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 3,587
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 684
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 403 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $202,778
Average Home Value $199,194


Median Household Income $53,697
Average Household Income $62,820
Per Capita Income $29,353
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 1.05%
Households 1.43% 1.09%
Families 1.14% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Schwenksville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schwenksville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 778 56th
Population Density1 # 304 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 604 66th
Median Household Income # 661 63rd
Per Capita Income # 424 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.