Swarthmore Information

Swarthmore Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Swarthmore, PA

General Swarthmore Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Delaware County

Close cities: Folsom, PA, Ridley Park, PA, Prospect Park, PA, Woodlyn, PA, Springfield, PA, Morton, PA, Media, PA, Rose Valley, PA, Nether Providence Township, PA, Holmes, PA, Rutledge, PA

Swarthmore Population (census data)
Total 6,085 (-1.2% since 2000)
Male 2,876 (47.3%)
Female 3,209 (52.7%)

Population Density: 4,399 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 106.6 (US Avg is 100)

Swarthmore Elevation: 120 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1893

Land Area: 1.38 square miles

Median Household Income: $99,384

Zip Codes: 19081.

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Swarthmore Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.8%)
  • English (17.8%)
  • Irish (17.4%)
  • Italian (8.7%)
  • Russian (6.1%)
  • Polish (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 581 people (9.5%)
  • Asia (50.0%)
  • Europe (31.2%)
  • Latin America (18.8%)

Swarthmore School Information

Elementary Schools
Grace Park Elementary School (Seventh Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, 19081 - Ridley School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Swarthmore-Rutledge School (100 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, 19081 - Wallingford-Swarthmore School District District)
The Kid's Place (100 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, 19081 - Wallingford-Swarthmore School District District)

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