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Swansea, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Swansea had a population of 884 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.


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Swansea, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 884
Daytime Population: Workers 473
Daytime Population: Residents 487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 960
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 884
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 432
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,399
Average Household Income $53,756
Per Capita Income $21,473

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $83,559
Average Home Value $116,575
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 1.08%
Households 0.88% 1.04%
Families 2.52% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

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, 2017 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 # 251 37th
Population Density # 254 36th
Diversity Index # 181 55th
Median Household Income # 114 71st
Per Capita Income # 173 57th

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