Schwenksville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Schwenksville had a population of 1,611 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Schwenksville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,611
Population in Households 1,529
Population in Familes 1,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 3,907
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 738
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $184,545
Average Home Value $201,256


Median Household Income $51,272
Average Household Income $60,627
Per Capita Income $28,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.45% 1.66%
Households 2.43% 1.7%
Families 2.2% 1.59%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 738 58th
Population Density1 # 267 85th
Diversity Index2 # 607 66th
Median Household Income # 803 54th
Per Capita Income # 491 72nd

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