Swissvale SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

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Swissvale, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Swissvale is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 9 miles (14 km) east of downtown Pittsburgh. Named for a farmstead owned by James Swisshelm, during the industrial age it was the site of the Union Switch and Signal Company of George Westinghouse. The population was 8,983 at the 2010 census. In 1940, 15,919 people lived there.
Population
8,808
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
15.4%
Median Home
$97,500
Median Income
$44,315
Median Rent
$817

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Map Of Swissvale, PA

Population over time in Swissvale

Year Population % Change
2017 8,808 -0.8%
2016 8,881 -0.1%
2015 8,893 -0.4%
2014 8,932 -0.3%
2013 8,963 -0.1%
2012 8,975 0.1%
2011 8,968 -0.6%
2010 9,019 -0.2%
2009 9,041 -
Crime/100k Swissvale PA USA
Violent Crime 241.0 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 103.3 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 137.7 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 1641.2 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 252.5 211.6 376.0
Larceny 1274.0 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 114.8 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Swissvale

White
57.4% (5,054)
African American
35.9% (3,164)
American Indian
0.0% (4)
Asian
1.6% (144)
Hawaiian
0.1% (12)
Other
0.2% (21)
Two Or More
3.0% (263)
Hispanic
1.7% (146)
Race Swissvale PA USA
White 57.4% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 35.9% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.7% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Swissvale, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
9.3% (82,068)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (63,479)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (100,063)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (105,798)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (143,767)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (167,696)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (80,683)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (105,007)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (16,215)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (16,018)
Income Swissvale PA USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 628.2% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 452.8% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 962.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 946.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 1267.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 1792.3% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 1286.3% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 1471.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 590.6% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 602.6% 697.9%

Gender in Swissvale

Female
54.7% (4,817)
Male
45.3% (3,991)
Gender Swissvale PA USA
Female 54.7% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 45.3% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Swissvale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (352)
High School / GED
29.0% (2,554)
Some College
15.0% (1,321)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (968)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (1,937)
Master's Degree
14.0% (1,233)
Professional Degree
2.0% (176)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (264)
Education Swissvale PA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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