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Swisher is a city in Johnson County, in the Iowa City metro area.
The community was named for Benjamin Swisher, landowner
The latitude of Swisher is 41.845N. The longitude is -91.692W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 838.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Swisher demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Iowa City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52338 ZIP code.
40% of Swisher residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swisher ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swisher was $24,596, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Swisher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swisher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.
Johnson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swisher political report.
The average commute time for Swisher workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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