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Longswamp is a township in Berks County, in the Reading metro area.
The latitude of Longswamp is 40.500N. The longitude is -75.624W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,608.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Longswamp demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Berks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19562 ZIP code.
39% of Longswamp residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Longswamp ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Longswamp was $21,592, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Longswamp residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Longswamp, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,118.
Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Longswamp political report.
The average commute time for Longswamp workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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