Swarthmore employment information

Income per capita$46,247$28,912$28,555
Median household income$105,197$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$139,688$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,417$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$43,708$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$18,447$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level5.9%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Swarthmore is 62% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Swarthmore is 97% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Swarthmore is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Swarthmore is 62% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Swarthmore median earnings by income bracket

Swarthmore employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.8%1.3%
Financial & insurance services7.6%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.4%4.3%
Public administration4.6%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%1.8%
Education, health & social services40.7%60.0%

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Devon, PA1,790$151,691184%
Richwood, NJ3,104$128,954141%
Swarthmore, PA6,198$105,19797%

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West Miami, FL6,197$37,43230%
Hempstead, TX6,197$35,17034%
Decatur, TX6,201$48,8319%
Schuyler, NE6,195$49,7717%
Swarthmore, PA6,198$105,19797%
Source: The Swarthmore, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.