Swansea, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Swansea, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Swansea had a population of 864 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Swansea is located at latitude 33.74 and longitude -81.1045 in Lexington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Swansea (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lexington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Town of Swansea (GNIS ID: 2406701) 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Swansea is located within Swansea Division of Lexington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Swansea population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Town of Swansea, SC Boundary Map



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Swansea, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 864
Population in Households 864
Population in Familes 700
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 422
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $75,515
Average Home Value $104,344
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,734
Average Household Income $52,098
Per Capita Income $20,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.86%
Households 0.63% 0.81%
Families 2.6% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   0.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Swansea, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swansea to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 252 37th
Population Density1 # 257 35th
Diversity Index2 # 172 57th
Median Household Income # 104 74th
Per Capita Income # 173 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.