Swansea, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Swansea, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Swansea had a population of 906 as of July 1, 2018.

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.


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Swansea, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 906
Population in Households 906
Population in Familes 735
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 443
Diversity Index3 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,502
Average Household Income $55,654
Per Capita Income $22,176

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $85,294
Average Home Value $120,953
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.1% 1.25%
Households 1.06% 1.22%
Families 2.51% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

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, 2018 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 # 253 36th
Diversity Index # 184 53rd
Median Household Income # 124 69th
Per Capita Income # 182 54th

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