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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Schwenksville had a population of 1,458 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.2562 and longitude -75.4638 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Schwenksville 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.


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Schwenksville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Schwenksville, PA Housing Affordability Index is 97
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Schwenksville, PA Wealth Index is 52
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,458 (100%)
Population in Households 1,377 (94.4%)
Population in Families 937 (64.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 81 ( 5.6%)
Population Density 3,676
Diversity Index2 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,390
Average Household Income $66,760
Per Capita Income $30,635
Wealth Index4 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $232,576
Housing Affordability Index3 97
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 318
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.56% 0.42%
Households 0.53% 0.45%
Families 0.31% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Schwenksville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schwenksville to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 294 83rd
Diversity Index # 621 65th
Median Household Income # 936 47th
Per Capita Income # 617 65th

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