Swansboro, North Carolina Population 2021

3,472
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Swansboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,472, it is the 192nd largest city in North Carolina and the 5794th largest city in the United States. Swansboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.88% annually and its population has increased by 30.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,663 in 2010. Swansboro reached it's highest population of 3,472 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Swansboro has a population density of 1,541 people per square mile.

The average household income in Swansboro is $66,054 with a poverty rate of 13.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,108 per month, and the median house value is $202,000. The median age in Swansboro is 40.7 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.9 males.

Swansboro Demographics

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

  • White: 84.49%
  • Asian: 9.42%
  • Black or African American: 3.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Swansboro, North Carolina is 3,472, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,663.

Swansboro, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,71884.49%
Asian3039.42%
Black or African American1073.33%
Two or More Races611.90%
Some Other Race280.87%
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Swansboro Population by Race

Swansboro Population Pyramid 2021

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Swansboro Median Age

40.7


Total

38.5


Male

44.4


Female

Swansboro Adults

There are 2,451 adults, (575 of whom are seniors) in Swansboro.

Swansboro Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Swansboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,721

53.50%

Male

1,496

46.50%

Swansboro Population by Age

Swansboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Swansboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married72.1%27.9%
All56.6%43.4%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female33.3%66.7%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Swansboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3602.3656.6
Non Family6051.1844.3
Married5853.3772.1
Female1353.2433.3
Male352.51100

3.31

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Swansboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade853.77%
9th to 12th Grade1104.88%
High School Graduate60326.78%
Some College50822.56%
Associates Degree1566.93%
Bachelors Degree46320.56%
Graduate Degree32714.52%
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Swansboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Swansboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8001,723656
Hispanic18112623
Asian1609797
Black8585
Multiple Races454514
Other Race2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.62%.

Swansboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,816$50,000$30,625
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,212$30,826$18,977
Some College$38,002$58,527$27,279
Bachelors Degree$36,667$$50,078
Graduate Degree$59,911$117,125$

$33,816

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Swansboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swansboro Language by Age

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Swansboro Language

88.84% of Swansboro residents speak only English, while 11.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Swansboro Language

Swansboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,58440615.71%
Multiple611524.59%

13.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.50%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swansboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swansboro is Multiple, with 24.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swansboro is White, with 15.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.19%.

Swansboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.01%
Less Than High School9.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.95%
High School2.65%

Swansboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.86%
Female Employed9.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Swansboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swansboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,922$66,054
Families$59,271$82,069
Married Families$73,688-
Non Families$29,846$46,068
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Income by Household Type

Swansboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Swansboro Married by Age and Sex

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Swansboro 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 55-64.

Swansboro Marital Status by Race

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Swansboro Marital Status

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520

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War291
Second Gulf War253
Vietnam68
Korea28
World War II

Swansboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54229
55 to 64133
65 to 7459
75+50
18 to 3449

Swansboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White47324.96%
Hispanic8441.38%
Other28100.00%
Asian198.92%

Swansboro Veterans by Race

Swansboro Veterans by Education

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4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swansboro Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Swansboro Employment by Age

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Swansboro Employment by Race

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Swansboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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29.28%

Born in North Carolina

91.98%

Native Born

8.02%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

5.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.98% of Swansboro residents were born in the United States, with 29.28% having been born in North Carolina. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Swansboro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,472641.88%
20203,408641.91%
20193,344641.95%
20183,280601.86%
20173,220872.78%
20163,133230.74%
20153,110702.30%
20143,040732.46%
20132,967983.42%
20122,8691415.17%
20112,728321.19%
20102,6960.00%

Swansboro Population by Year