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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Schwenksville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Schwenksville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 40.2562 and longitude -75.4638. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Schwenksville (see map) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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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, 2014 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 # 780 56th
Population Density1 # 309 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 593 66th
Median Household Income # 913 48th
Per Capita Income # 476 73rd

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Schwenksville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,459
Population in Households 1,381
Population in Familes 949
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 3,539
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 675
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 324
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $186,224
Average Home Value $191,958


Median Household Income $47,859
Average Household Income $59,566
Per Capita Income $27,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.23% 1.06%
Households 1.45% 1.1%
Families 1.12% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.

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