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Swoyersville is a borough in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The community was named for Henry (or John Henry) Swoyer, coal operator
The latitude of Swoyersville is 41.291N. The longitude is -75.875W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 554 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,002.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Swoyersville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Luzerne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Scranton-Wilkes-Barre area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18704 ZIP code.
8% of Swoyersville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swoyersville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swoyersville was $16,449, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Swoyersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swoyersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $827.
Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swoyersville political report.
The average commute time for Swoyersville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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