Swarthmore Tourism

Swarthmore (pronounced /ˈswɑːθ.mɔːr/ SWAHTH-mor locally, or /ˈswɔːrθ.mɔːr/ SWAWRTH-mor) is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Swarthmore was originally named "Westdale" in honor of noted painter Benjamin West, who was one of the early residents of the town. The name was changed to "Swarthmore" after the establishment of Swarthmore College. "Swarthmore" can be pronounced with the first "r" either vocalized or dropped due to differences in rhotic and non-rhotic accents. The borough population was 6,194 as of the 2010 census.

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Swarthmore in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. Swarthmore is located at a short trip away from New York City a major city in United States. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit New York City for its bountiful attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty on your trip to Swarthmore. Also, to reach Swarthmore, you'll have to take a flight to New York City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Swarthmore.

Swarthmore is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Swarthmore before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.27 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.64 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.86 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.71 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.57 (Low)
  • How safe is Swarthmore for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Swarthmore.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.3 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.78 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 67.05 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.93 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.4 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 71.55 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.41 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.94 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 39.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.61 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Swarthmore is 155.3 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 41.91 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 77.98 (High)
    • Pollution Index 51.82 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.84 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.94 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.19 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 115.8 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Swarthmore

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.24 USD

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