Swoyersville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Swoyersville: Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

About

Swoyersville is a city located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,062 and a population density of 2,377 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,010 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1887.

Quick Facts about Swoyersville

Population : 5,010 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Postal code : 18704
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 2.13 km2
Altitude : 1,837 feet / 560 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1888 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:52:04 (11th August 2022)
Density : 2,352 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.04% (2010-2020)
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Location of Swoyersville on Pennsylvania map.
Luzerne County Pennsylvania Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Swoyersville Highlighted locator map image
Luzerne County Pennsylvania Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Swoyersville Highlighted
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Geography

Swoyersville is located at 41°17'30"N 75°52'29"W (41.2917500, -75.8746400). It has 3 neighbors: Forty Fort, Luzerne and West Wyoming.

Swoyersville map

Swoyersville has 3 neighbours.

  • Forty Fort borough in northeastern Luzerne, County, Pennsylvania
  • Luzerne borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • West Wyoming borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Swoyersville decreased by 1.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 5,157 - census
2010 5,062 -1.88% census
2011 5,104 0.82% estimation process
2012 5,107 0.06% estimation process
2013 5,075 -0.63% estimation process
2014 5,056 -0.38% estimation process
2015 5,037 -0.38% estimation process
2016 5,020 -0.34% estimation process
2017 5,024 0.08% estimation process
2018 5,020 -0.08% estimation process
2019 5,009 -0.22% estimation process
2020 5,010 0.02% estimation process

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People born in Swoyersville (11)

People born in Swoyersville, including basketball player Joe Holup, baseball player Adam Comorosky, Major League Baseball pitcher Dick Mulligan, .

List

  • Fred Shupnik (American politician) he was born in 18/11/1916
  • Harry Dorish (American baseball player) he was born in 13/07/1921
  • John Paluck (American football player (1934-2003)) he was born in 23/05/1935
  • Lou Michaels (American football player (1935-2016)) he was born in 28/09/1935
  • Packy Rogers (American baseball player) he was born in 26/04/1913
  • Steve Shemo (American baseball player) he was born in 09/04/1915
  • Walt Michaels (American football player and coach (1929-2019)) he was born in 16/10/1929
  • Chuck Sieminski (American-football player (1940-2020)) he was born in 03/07/1940

Schools in Swoyersville

College & universities near Swoyersville, PA

Code Name City ZIP
249609 Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Forty Fort (PA) 18704-2936

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Swoyersville, PA

Code Name Address Type
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
SRN Scranton, PA 23 Lackawanna Avenue BUS
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS

Post offices near Swoyersville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Luzern Post Office Luzerne (PA) 18709

Other cities in Luzerne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Luzerne County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Back Mountain 26,973 Unincorporated community
Hazleton 24,809 City in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Kingston 12,787 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Nanticoke 10,278 City in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Plains 9,657 Township in eastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Cranberry 6,218 Township in Butler County, Pennsylvania
Plymouth 5,752 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Exeter 5,519 Borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Duryea 4,910 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Pittston 4,745 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Edwardsville 4,738 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Larksville 4,395 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Hazleton 4,318 Borough in southwestern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Forty Fort 4,025 Borough in northeastern Luzerne, County, Pennsylvania
Freeland 3,413 Borough in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Pittston 3,346 City in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Swoyersville distances to largest Pennsylvania cities