Swannanoa, North Carolina Population 2020

4,288

Swannanoa is a city located in North Carolina. Swannanoa has a 2020 population of 4,288. Swannanoa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,576 in 2010. Swannanoa reached it's highest population of 4,858 in 2016.

The average household income in Swannanoa is $43,041 with a poverty rate of 21.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $804 per month, and the median house value is $140,600. The median age in Swannanoa is 35.8 years, 30 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males.

Swannanoa Demographics

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

  • White: 93.87%
  • Black or African American: 3.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Swannanoa, North Carolina is 4,288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,288.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,576.

Swannanoa, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,02593.87%
Black or African American1613.75%
Two or More Races731.70%
Asian140.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.23%
Some Other Race50.12%

Swannanoa Population Pyramid 2020

Swannanoa Median Age

35.8


Total

30


Male

38.5


Female

Swannanoa Adults

There are 3,580 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Swannanoa.

Swannanoa Age Dependency

38.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Swannanoa Sex Ratio

Female

2,258

52.66%

Male

2,030

47.34%

Swannanoa Households and Families

Swannanoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Swannanoa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All60%40%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male17.5%82.5%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6832.2660
Non Family8051.3453.8
Married7143.2372.5
Female1072.5844.9
Male572.4717.5

3.05

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Swannanoa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1233.88%
9th to 12th Grade39612.50%
High School Graduate1,29840.96%
Some College37311.77%
Associates Degree2889.09%
Bachelors Degree53917.01%
Graduate Degree1524.80%

Swannanoa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6172,397661
Hispanic34511523
Black130757
Multiple Races5353
Asian14
Native American1010
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,310$22,188$22,500
Less Than High School$20,227$20,492$
High School Grad$19,735$22,401$18,190
Some College$30,216$21,818$31,274
Bachelors Degree$32,095$32,461$31,795
Graduate Degree$42,137$$41,613

$22,310

Average Earnings

$22,188

Average Male

$22,500

Average Female

Swannanoa Language

Swannanoa Language by Age

Swannanoa Language

86.71% of Swannanoa residents speak only English, while 13.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.58% of the population.

Swannanoa Poverty

Swannanoa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic62350480.90%
White3,0072267.52%
Black1129383.04%

21.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.69%

Male Poverty Rate

19.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swannanoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swannanoa is Black, with 83.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swannanoa is White, with 7.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School72.34%
High School11.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
Some College4.26%
Name Poverty
Male Employed13.43%
Female Employed6.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Swannanoa Income

Swannanoa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,079$43,041
Families$47,378$51,205
Married Families$50,273-
Non Families$21,283$33,638

Swannanoa Marital Status

Swannanoa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Swannanoa Married by Age and Sex

Swannanoa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Swannanoa Marital Status by Race

Swannanoa Veterans

206

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
World War II42
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War14
Korea7
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7475
75+67
18 to 3433
55 to 6431
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White1855.58%
2 or More2128.77%

$Swannanoa Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swannanoa Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Swannanoa 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

66.67%

Born in North Carolina

92.56%

Native Born

7.44%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.56% of Swannanoa residents were born in the United States, with 66.67% having been born in North Carolina. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,2880.00%
20194,2880.00%
20184,288-387-8.28%
20174,675-183-3.77%
20164,8581733.69%
20154,6852415.42%
20144,4441292.99%
20134,315-328-7.06%
20124,643-39-0.83%
20114,6821062.32%
20104,5760.00%