The Borough of Swoyersville had a population of 5,090 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Swoyersville is located at latitude 41.2917 and longitude -75.8746 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Swoyersville encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 554 feet.
The Borough of Swoyersville (GNIS ID: 1215410) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Swoyersville: Swouerville, Swoyerville.
|Total Population||5,090 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,085 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||4,042 (79.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||5 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$59,017|
|Average Household Income||$65,547|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,504|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,521 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,818 (72.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||473 (18.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||230 ( 9.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,754|
|Average Home Value||$144,499|
|Housing Affordability Index3||210|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.06%|
|Per Capita Income||0.84%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.01%|
The table below compares Swoyersville to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 258||85th|
|Population Density||# 566||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 673||62nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 969||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 788||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 884||50th|
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