Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Population 6,195

Swarthmore is located in Delaware County, PA. The population is 6,195.

There are 2 public schools in Swarthmore with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Swarthmore is very low, and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Swarthmore is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Swarthmore property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Swarthmore include Nether Providence Township, Rutledge and Folsom.

Swarthmore Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 2.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 21.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 75.5%

Crime Rate

65.41% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 80
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 129
  • Property Crime: 901
  • Larceny Theft: 772

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Swarthmore
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

5 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 3


Moderate 3.7%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Swarthmore, PA and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Swarthmore's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
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2 Private Schools

Geoge Crothers Memorial School

Notre Dame De Lourdes School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

0 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

  • Good news! No offenders found in Swarthmore, PA.

Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Swarthmore, PA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$212,350 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Swarthmore, PA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Swarthmore, PA issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Swarthmore, PA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $840
  • 1 Bedroom: $995
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,202
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,505
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,692

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Environmental Hazards

5 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (387/390)
    Swarthmore, PA has 99.23% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Swarthmore, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.36 Average
    Swarthmore, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.65°
  • February 36.53°
  • March 45.72°
  • April 56.25°
  • May 65.74°
  • June 74.74°
  • July 80.28°
  • August 77.32°
  • September 70.78°
  • October 59.18°
  • November 47.67°
  • December 37.77°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Swarthmore, PA has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Swarthmore, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Swarthmore, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Swarthmore, PA: $101,686


Unemployment in Swarthmore is 3.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.0% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 19.14%
White Collar - 80.86%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Robert Brady

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

0 FCC Towers view all

  • No fcc towers found in Swarthmore, PA

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Swarthmore, PA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Swarthmore, PA
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