Swisher, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Swisher, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Swisher had a population of 908 as of July 1, 2018. Swisher ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Swisher is located at latitude 41.8456 and longitude -91.693 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Swisher (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Swisher (GNIS ID: 2396017) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Swisher is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

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Swisher, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 908
Population in Households 908
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,113
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $91,732
Average Household Income $106,428
Per Capita Income $41,616


Total Housing Units 358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $213,125
Average Home Value $246,854


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.46%
Households 0.31% 0.39%
Families 0.0% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Swisher, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swisher to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 316 69th
Population Density # 240 76th
Diversity Index # 559 45th
Median Household Income # 14 99th
Per Capita Income # 33 97th

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