Swoyersville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,963 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 2,355  (47.5%)
Females: 2,608  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

49.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18704.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,260 (it was $30,434 in 2000)
Swoyersville:

$46,260
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,217 (it was $16,449 in 2000)

Swoyersville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,592 (it was $82,100 in 2000)
Swoyersville:

$123,592
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,535; detached houses: $161,342; townhouses or other attached units: $103,207; in 2-unit structures: $88,789; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,016; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,139; mobile homes: $38,057

Median gross rent in 2017: $843.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swoyersville: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Swoyersville, PA (2010)
    • 4,94397.6%White alone
    • 511.0%Hispanic
    • 250.5%Black alone
    • 250.5%Two or more races
    • 130.3%Asian alone
    • 30.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

Races in Swoyersville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swoyersville is 1,653 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Swoyersville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.5)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(40.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.3)
1
(13.3)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(562.2)
15
(193.8)
28
(366.1)
16
(210.4)
18
(238.9)
9
(186.3)
5
(98.5)
5
(98.7)
5
(99.0)
5
(99.7)
4
(80.2)
4
(80.5)
2
(40.5)
2
(40.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(903.6)
27
(348.8)
21
(274.5)
33
(433.9)
42
(557.5)
26
(538.3)
26
(512.0)
25
(493.6)
29
(574.3)
15
(299.1)
12
(240.7)
18
(362.2)
12
(242.9)
2
(40.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(1,968)
137
(1,770)
107
(1,399)
112
(1,473)
105
(1,394)
86
(1,781)
72
(1,418)
92
(1,816)
56
(1,109)
52
(1,037)
51
(1,023)
71
(1,429)
34
(688.1)
12
(242.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(20.1)
10
(129.2)
9
(117.7)
1
(13.1)
5
(66.4)
4
(82.8)
6
(118.2)
2
(39.5)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.9)
1
(20.1)
1
(20.1)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)284.1144.3178.7140.3173.1175.6121.7145.9127.799.975.4100.254.261.0

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City-data.com crime index in Swoyersville, PA

Crime rate in Swoyersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Polish (23.7%), Italian (14.3%), Slovak (12.3%), Irish (11.6%), American (7.2%), Ukrainian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/27/1888

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 2,297 people per square mile   (low).

Swoyersville, Pennsylvania map

78 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,946 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,269 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (13.5 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (96.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (97.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Forty Fort borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Luzerne borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Courtdale borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Pringle borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
West Wyoming borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Plains, PA (1.4 miles ),
Kingston borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Wyoming borough, PA (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 75.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Distribution of median household income in Swoyersville, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Swoyersville, PA in 2017

Property values in Swoyersville, PA

Swoyersville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Swoyersville, PA
Historical housing units in Swoyersville, PA
Most common industries in Swoyersville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Swoyersville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electricians (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Swoyersville, Pennsylvania average temperatures Swoyersville, Pennsylvania average precipitation Swoyersville, Pennsylvania humidity Swoyersville, Pennsylvania wind speed Swoyersville, Pennsylvania snowfall Swoyersville, Pennsylvania sunshine Swoyersville, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Swoyersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Swoyersville borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swoyersville-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from Swoyersville center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 274.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Luzerne County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swoyersville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Swoyersville:

  • ST JOSEPH'S CNTR COMM SWOYERSV (58 HEMLOCK ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Swoyersville:

  • VALLEY HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; FORTY FORT, PA)
  • ASSOCIATED FAMILY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PLAINS, PA)
  • VNA HOME HEALTH OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FORTY FORT, PA)
  • KINGSTON COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • LEADER NSG AND REHAB CTR WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)
  • DIVERSIFIED NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; KINGSTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swoyersville:

  • King's College (about 4 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 4 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 7 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 10 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • University of Scranton (about 14 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 16 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 36 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Swoyersville: Harry E Breaker Station (A), Slocum Station (B), Harvey Junction Station (C), Harvey Junction (D), Maltby Station (E), Swoyersville Volunteer Hose Company 2 (F), Swoyersville Volunteer Hose Company 1 (G), Maltby Volunteer Fire Company (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Walt Michaels - Football player and coach, Adam Comorosky - Baseball player, Dick Mulligan - Major League Baseball pitcher, Fred Shupnik - Politician, Harry Dorish - Baseball player, John Paluck - Football player, Lou Michaels - Football player, Packy Rogers - Baseball player.

Luzerne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Swoyersville:

Marital status in Swoyersville, PA
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Swoyersville:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Swoyersville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Swoyersville, PA (based on Luzerne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 65
This county:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Here:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swoyersville:

49.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Swoyersville:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Swoyersville:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Swoyersville:

28.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swoyersville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7$17,161$29,4190$0
Other Government Administration 7$750$1,2860$0
Police - Other 6$1,300$2,6000$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$22,198$44,3963$0
Financial Administration 3$6,964$27,8560$0
Judicial and Legal 2$325$1,9500$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$48,698$18,8513$0

Swoyersville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $160,000 ($32.24)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($2.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $485,000 ($97.72)
    Regular Highways: $389,000 ($78.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $245,000 ($49.37)
    Central Staff Services: $165,000 ($33.25)
    General - Other: $116,000 ($23.37)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($17.73)
    General Public Buildings: $57,000 ($11.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($5.84)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($3.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.01)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($46.75)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($34.25)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($31.23)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($3.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($1.41)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($1.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $667,000 ($134.39)

Swoyersville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $240,000 ($48.36)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($16.32)
    Other: $11,000 ($2.22)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($23.57)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($5.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $160,000 ($32.24)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000 ($6.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($3.22)
    Rents: $10,000 ($2.01)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $104,000 ($20.96)
    Other: $104,000 ($20.96)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.01)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $473,000 ($95.31)
    Property: $332,000 ($66.90)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $60,000 ($12.09)
    Public Utility License: $55,000 ($11.08)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $39,000 ($7.86)

Swoyersville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $105,000 ($21.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($32.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $825,000 ($166.23)

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.42% ($34,949 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($37,285)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($35,492)


3.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.39% ($42,725 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.22% ($37,469)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($33,233)

Businesses in Swoyersville, PA

  • Penske: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Swoyersville:

  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swoyersville:

  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W235AA (94.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYST OF HIGHER ED)
  • WRGN (88.1 FM; SWEET VALLEY, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Swoyersville:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Swoyersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Swoyersville fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2012 01:25 PM, Simpson St, Warsaw St, Lat: 41.294972, Lon: -75.868900, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 2007 06:10 PM, Sr-1010, Shoemaker St, Lat: 41.295700, Lon: -75.883508, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 2001 04:13 AM, Sr-1010, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 28, 1994 07:57 PM, 1017, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 1990 00:27 AM, Shoemaker, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 28, 1981 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Swoyersville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Borough Building Shoemaker St (Lat: 41.295917 Lon: -75.882972), Call Sign: WQR251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7600 MHz, 33.8600 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: Swoyersville, Borough Of, Borough Bldg, Swoyersville, PA 18704, Phone: (717) 288-6581
  • Municipal Bldg Main St (Lat: 41.295639 Lon: -75.882972), Call Sign: KQF757, Licensee ID: L00592224,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.985 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2002, Expiration Date: 12/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2013, Registrant: Swoyersville, Borough Of, Municipal Bldg, Swoyersville, PA 18704

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TRUCKSVILLE, 5.63 Km N. Of I/S S.R. 309 & Us 11 (Lat: 41.324556 Lon: -75.887750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WLT626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10551.8 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2015, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swoyersville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$102,66718$81,11172$92,3899$20,8898$88,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$72,0000$03$138,6671$25,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$88,8004$78,75042$99,61910$15,7001$32,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$54,00015$111,7330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$182,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2122.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$101,6672$71,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$124,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swoyersville, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swoyersville, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swoyersville, PA
  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 7.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swoyersville, PA
  • 73.6%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Electricity


Swoyersville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Swoyersville on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved more then 10 years ago (1,000+ households)"
  • #15 (18704) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (18704) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (18704) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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