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Population (year 2000): 6,170. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,146 (-0.4% change)
Males: 2,917 (47.3%), Females: 3,253 (52.7%)

Delaware County

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Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $82,653 (year 2000)
Median house value: $258,000 (year 2000)

Swarthmore, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Swarthmore:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.8%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Chinese (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (17.8%), German (17.8%), Irish (17.4%), Italian (8.7%), Russian (6.1%), Polish (4.1%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Swarthmore,

For population 25 years and over in Swarthmore

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 45.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swarthmore borough

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

9.4% Foreign born (4.0% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+0.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Philadelphia, (15.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.4 miles Rutledge, PA (1.5 miles Morton, PA (1.6 miles Folsom, PA (1.7 miles Woodlyn, Providence Township, PA (1.9 miles Nether PA Springfield, (1.9 miles Park, PA Ridley (2.1 miles Valley, PA (2.7 miles Rose

Latitude: 39.90 N, Longitude: 75.35 W

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (46.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +261 (+4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,368 (43.7%)

Crime in Swarthmore by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0
    per 100,000 16.2 16.2 0.0
Robberies 2 3 0
    per 100,000 32.4 48.6 0.0
Assaults 7 4 8
    per 100,000 113.5 64.8 129.7
Burglaries 28 17 12
    per 100,000 453.8 275.5 194.5
Thefts 86 57 74
    per 100,000 1393.8 923.8 1199.4
Auto thefts 7 3 1
    per 100,000 113.5 48.6 16.2
135.5 94.2 88.8

Average climate in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Swarthmore-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Swarthmore city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Swarthmore:
  • RIDDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MEDIA, PA)
  • CROZER CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; CHESTER, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Swarthmore:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 24 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 46 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Swarthmore:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 6 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 12 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 15 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)

Amtrak stations near Swarthmore:
  • 9 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 0 $0   4 $2,511
Other Government Administration 2 $5,806 $34,836 1 $562
Police Protection - Officers 8 $36,610 $54,915 0 $0
Streets and Highways 4 $12,764 $38,292 1 $1,377
Totals for Government 14 $55,181 $47,298 6 $4,451
College/University in Swarthmore:
  • SWARTHMORE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,425; Location: 500 COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.swarthmore.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swarthmore:
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 5 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 12 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
Public primary/middle schools in Swarthmore:
  • SWARTHMORE-RUTLEDGE SCH (Students: 450; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • GRACE PARK EL SCH (Students: 298; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KID'S PLACE THE (Students: 188; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Swarthmore:
  • NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 990 FAIRVIEW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GEOGE CROTHERS MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 401 RUTGERS AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Swarthmore:
  • SWARTHMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $171,642; Location: BOROUGH HALL 121 PARK AVENUE; 38,733 books; 905 audio materials; 246 video materials; 140 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Swarthmore: Oakdale (A), Swathmore Station (B).

Park in Swarthmore: Clothier Field (1).


Swarthmore compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Swarthmore:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Swarthmore:
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDNR (89.5 FM; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WIDENER COLLEGE)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Swarthmore:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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