Statewide Claims to Fame

Swissvale is 5th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Female residents

Swissvale is 16th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 8,967 82nd 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.2 226th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,479.6 22nd 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 5.5% 151st 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.5% 188th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.0% 171st 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.3% 96th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.9% 72nd 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 59.1% 237th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 35.0% 16th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 128th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 101st 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 188th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 47th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.2% 150th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 58.1% 236th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 55.3% 5th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.8% 149th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 5,072 71st 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 39.0% 44th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 4,591 73rd 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.3% 173rd 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $74,900 224th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.0 252nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $27,339 101st $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $39,972 166th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.3% 87th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Swissvale Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 590 128th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $26,567 176th $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,007 176th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,016 132nd $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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