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Swisher, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Swisher, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°50′42″N 91°41′42″W / 41.845°N 91.695°W / 41.845; -91.695
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Johnson
 - Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 - Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 813
 - Density 1,769.6/sq mi (683.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52338
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-76890
GNIS feature ID 0462157

Swisher is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It part of the Iowa City, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 813 at the 2000 census.



Swisher is located at 41°50′42″N 91°41′42″W / 41.845°N 91.695°W / 41.845; -91.695 (41.844983, -91.694909)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 813 people, 306 households, and 231 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,769.6 people per square mile (682.4/km²). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 690.0/sq mi (266.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.14% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 306 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $63,667, and the median income for a family was $67,368. Males had a median income of $40,776 versus $30,673 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,596. About 0.9% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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