Township Of Swatara PA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Township Of Swatara, PA

The Township Of Swatara is a County Subdivision of Dauphin County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Township Of Swatara is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

Also See: Dauphin County Data | Cities in Dauphin County | County Subdivisions in Dauphin County

Township Of Swatara Boundary Map


Township Of Swatara Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,034
Population in Households 23,335
Population in Familes 18,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,699
Population Density1 1,918
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 9,980
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 6,253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,757 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,223 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 570 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $159,534
Average Home Value $174,789


Median Household Income $57,010
Average Household Income $69,832
Per Capita Income $29,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.96% 0.78%
Households 1.07% 0.85%
Families 0.95% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.