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Swissvale is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for James and Jane Swisshelm, settlers
The latitude of Swissvale is 40.423N. The longitude is -79.883W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,313.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Swissvale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15218 ZIP code.
15% of Swissvale residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swissvale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swissvale was $19,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Swissvale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swissvale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Libraries in Swissvale include Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale ... View libraries
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swissvale political report.
The average commute time for Swissvale workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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