|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Swarthmore is 6,595. Swarthmore, Pennsylvania is the 4,103rd largest city in the US.
Swarthmore is located entirely in Delaware County.
The peak population of Swarthmore was in 2020, when its population was 6,623. In 2020, Swarthmore was the 4,088th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,103rd largest city in the US. Swarthmore is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Swarthmore has grown 6.9% since the 2000. Swarthmore, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Swarthmore has a population density of 4,424.3 people per square mile.
|4097||Upper Sandusky, Ohio||6,619||0.9%|
|4098||Stone Mountain, Georgia||6,614||-7.7%|
|4100||Buena Vista, Virginia||6,601||3.9%|
|4101||Selma, North Carolina||6,601||8.2%|
|4104||Taos, New Mexico||6,595||38.8%|
|4105||Black Jack, Missouri||6,593||-3.9%|
|4107||St. John, Missouri||6,588||-3.9%|
|4109||Rockaway, New Jersey||6,587||1.8%|
The total voting age population of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,699. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Swarthmore are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Swarthmore are 84.5% White, 5.3% Asian, 4.9% Black, 3.7% Two or more races, 1.0% American Indian and 0.7% Other. Additionally, 3.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Swarthmore, 5.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 3.2%. On a per-household basis, 1.7% of families are below the poverty line in Swarthmore.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.5% of Swarthmore residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 99.2% of Swarthmore residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 78.5% have a bachelor's degree and 49.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Swarthmore residents aged 5 and older, 11.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Swarthmore is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Swarthmore, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Swarthmore is $107,778.
In Swarthmore, 76.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.4% of housing units in Swarthmore.
Of all the housing units in Swarthmore, 47.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Swarthmore, 0.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Swarthmore is $1,021.
In Swarthmore, 91.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.