Swansea, Illinois Population 2022

14,578
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Swansea is a city located in Illinois. Swansea has a 2020 population of 14,578. Swansea is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,386 in 2010.

The average household income in Swansea is $102,898 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,057 per month, and the median house value is $167,200. The median age in Swansea is 43.9 years, 42.2 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Swansea Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Swanseawas:

  • White: 72.80%
  • Black or African American: 18.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Asian: 2.21%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Swansea, Illinois is 14,578 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,386.

Swansea, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,26572.80%
Black or African American2,60918.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.06%
Asian3112.21%
Some Other Race2031.44%
Two or More Races7044.99%
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Swansea Population by Race

Swansea Population Pyramid 2022

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Swansea Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

42.1


Female

Swansea Adults

There are 11,012 adults, (2,221 of whom are seniors) in Swansea.

Swansea Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Swansea Sex Ratio

Female

7,353

52.15%

Male

6,747

47.85%

Swansea Population by Age

Swansea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Swansea Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
All78.7%21.3%
Male71.7%28.3%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female54.2%45.8%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Swansea Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4532.5478.7
Married3,0413.2192.8
Male1452.5671.7
Female5573.2454.2
Non Family1,7101.1462.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Swansea Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1691.71%
9th to 12th Grade2502.53%
High School Graduate1,96119.88%
Some College2,08921.18%
Associates Degree1,05910.74%
Bachelors Degree2,38924.22%
Graduate Degree1,94519.72%
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Swansea Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Swansea Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic272178143
2+ Races273273142
White7,5077,3283,374
Black1,5871,493615
Asian22016860
Native American88
Other Race973

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 hispanic people with a rate of 52.57%.

Swansea Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,646$62,667$38,021
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,281$52,016$25,685
Some College$36,747$52,942$22,352
Bachelors Degree$54,132$85,592$48,500
Graduate Degree$68,333$80,333$61,894

$48,646

Average Earnings

$62,667

Average Male

$38,021

Average Female

Swansea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swansea Language by Age

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Swansea Language

94.03% of Swansea residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Swansea Language

Swansea Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic47213628.81%
Multiple7047610.80%
Black2,4921706.82%
White9,8733013.05%
Asian31151.61%
Other80NaN%

4.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.79%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swansea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swansea is Hispanic, with 28.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swansea is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.44%.

Swansea Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.46%
High School5.34%
Some College5.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%

Swansea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.46%
Female Unemployed11.81%

Swansea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swansea Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,625$111,914
Families$102,929$136,145
Married Families$117,621-
Non Families$47,014$53,432
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Income by Household Type

Swansea Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Swansea Married by Age and Sex

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Swansea 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 55-64.

Swansea Marital Status by Race

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Swansea Marital Status

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1,363

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War407
First Gulf War541
Vietnam394
Korea101
World War II33

Swansea Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3468
35 to 54335
55 to 64337
65 to 74375
75+248

Swansea Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,03612.43%
Black32717.99%
Hispanic92.97%

Swansea Veterans by Race

Swansea Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swansea Veterans by Education

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71%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Swansea Employment by Age

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Swansea Employment by Race

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Swansea 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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60.26%

Born in Swansea

94.17%

Native Born

5.83%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

2.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.17% of Swansea residents were born in the United States, with 60.26% having been born in Illinois. 2.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Swansea Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,0180.00%
19705,4322,4146.05%
19805,347-85-0.16%
19908,2012,8544.37%
200010,5792,3782.58%
201013,4302,8512.41%
201113,526960.71%
201213,622960.71%
201313,718960.70%
201413,814960.70%
201513,910960.69%
201614,006960.69%
201714,102960.69%
201814,198960.68%
201914,294960.68%
202014,386920.64%
202114,482960.67%
202214,578960.66%

Swansea Population by Year