Swampscott, Massachusetts Population 2020

14,755

Swampscott is a city located in Massachusetts. Swampscott has a 2020 population of 14,755. Swampscott is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,787 in 2010. Swampscott reached it's highest population of 14,755 in 2018.

The average household income in Swampscott is $153,530 with a poverty rate of 3.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,742 per month, and the median house value is $455,400. The median age in Swampscott is 44.3 years, 44.1 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Swampscott Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Swampscott was:

  • White: 95.16%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Swampscott, Massachusetts is 14,755, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,755.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,787.

Swampscott, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,04195.16%
Two or More Races4102.78%
Black or African American1280.87%
Asian1030.70%
Some Other Race730.49%

Swampscott Population Pyramid 2020

Swampscott Median Age

44.3


Total

44.1


Male

44.4


Female

Swampscott Adults

There are 11,310 adults, (2,790 of whom are seniors) in Swampscott.

Swampscott Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Swampscott Sex Ratio

Female

7,959

53.94%

Male

6,796

46.06%

Swampscott Households and Families

Swampscott Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Swampscott Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
Female81.2%18.8%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Male49%51%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4952.6678.9
Married3,2073.1986.7
Non Family1,6631.2366.7
Female4254.1381.2
Male2002.7949

3.24

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Swampscott Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1451.40%
9th to 12th Grade1731.67%
High School Graduate1,86618.00%
Some College1,57915.23%
Associates Degree7327.06%
Bachelors Degree3,13630.24%
Graduate Degree2,73826.41%

Swampscott Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8739,5925,623
Hispanic277268165
Black797713
Asian766149
Other Race737252
Multiple Races645324

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 98.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 71.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,202$80,580$52,984
Less Than High School$$71,250$31,571
High School Grad$47,650$58,250$29,821
Some College$43,135$50,592$
Bachelors Degree$72,954$79,615$66,767
Graduate Degree$83,237$133,438$71,136

$66,202

Average Earnings

$80,580

Average Male

$52,984

Average Female

Swampscott Language

Swampscott Language by Age

Swampscott Language

85.63% of Swampscott residents speak only English, while 14.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.23% of the population.

Swampscott Poverty

Swampscott Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4834083.03%
Hispanic484285.79%
Other731520.55%
Black12821.56%

3.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.73%

Male Poverty Rate

4.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swampscott

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swampscott is Other, with 20.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swampscott is Black, with 1.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School5.48%
High School4.78%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed1.47%
Female Employed1.04%
Male Employed0.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Swampscott Income

Swampscott Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$113,422$153,530
Families$144,649$183,920
Married Families$149,922-
Non Families$54,978$79,377

Swampscott Marital Status

Swampscott Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Swampscott Married by Age and Sex

Swampscott Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Swampscott Marital Status by Race

Swampscott Veterans

645

Number of Veterans

594

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
Second Gulf War134
Korea67
First Gulf War61
World War II45
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74172
75+155
35 to 54147
18 to 34110
55 to 6461
Name Veterans % of Total
White6455.88%
Hispanic207.22%

$Swampscott Veterans by Education

4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swampscott Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Swampscott Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.53%

Born in Massachusetts

88.80%

Native Born

11.20%

Foreign Born

3.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.80% of Swampscott residents were born in the United States, with 66.53% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,7550.00%
201914,7550.00%
201814,7551921.32%
201714,5633132.20%
201614,2502141.52%
201514,0361240.89%
201413,912500.36%
201313,862390.28%
201213,823-3-0.02%
201113,826390.28%
201013,7870.00%