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Schwenksville is a borough in Montgomery County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of Schwenksville is 40.256N. The longitude is -75.464W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 148 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,730.


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$44,514
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Schwenksville is on the Perkiomen Creek

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28% of Schwenksville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schwenksville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schwenksville was $19,679, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Schwenksville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Schwenksville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $491.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,151.


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Libraries in Schwenksville include Perkiomen Valley Library, Inc ... View libraries

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Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schwenksville political report.

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The average commute time for Schwenksville workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Schwenksville, PA

Pros: Beautiful and historical area that is rich in early Pa and american history.

Cons: Does every spare piece of land have to be built up? More and more of PA and Schwenksville's history and heritage is being lost due to the the nonstop building of new homes, on the few emptly parcels of land that are left...

This is a good place to find antiques and old fashioned items of interest is the Trading Post on Route 29...

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