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Swedesboro is a borough in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of Swedesboro is 39.747N. The longitude is -75.31W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,049.


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Median household income
Local
$49,286
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Swedesboro demographic reports
Swedesboro is on Raccoon Creek
Former and merged names include:
· Raccoon
Once a stop on the stagecoach line between Salem and Camden
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Swedesboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gloucester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08085 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Swedesboro residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swedesboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swedesboro was $20,857, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Swedesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Swedesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $513.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,254.


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Libraries in Swedesboro include Swedesboro Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Swedesboro workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Swedesboro include Holiday Inn Select Bridgeport.

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