Swansea, South Carolina Population 2021

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Swansea is a city located in Lexington County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 991, it is the 151st largest city in South Carolina and the 10329th largest city in the United States . Swansea is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 19.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 827 in 2010. Swansea reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Swansea has a population density of 475 people per square mile.

The average household income in Swansea is $43,989 with a poverty rate of 21.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $97,400. The median age in Swansea is 38 years, 33.3 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Swansea Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.21%
  • White: 33.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.56%
  • Native American: 2.01%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Swansea, South Carolina is 991 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 961.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 827.

Swansea, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American55862.21%
White29833.22%
Two or More Races232.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native182.01%
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Swansea Population by Race

Swansea Population Pyramid $2021

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Swansea Median Age

38


Total

33.3


Male

40.8


Female

Swansea Adults

There are 723 adults, (147 of whom are seniors) in Swansea.

Swansea Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Swansea Sex Ratio

Female

459

51.17%

Male

438

48.83%

Swansea Population by Age

Swansea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Swansea Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male13.6%86.4%
Female44.3%55.7%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
All55.9%44.1%
Married81.4%18.6%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Swansea Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3702.4255.9
Non Family1341.1755.2
Married1133.0681.4
Female792.8444.3
Male443.8613.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Swansea Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade233.62%
9th to 12th Grade9514.94%
High School Graduate24538.52%
Some College17928.14%
Associates Degree385.97%
Bachelors Degree385.97%
Graduate Degree182.83%
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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
Black37629227
White22120029
2+ Races149
Hispanic1313
Native American124

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.12%.

Swansea Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,121$26,688$19,231
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,094$25,969$18,269
Some College$25,284$32,969$21,250
Bachelors Degree$53,571$53,036$
Graduate Degree$52,917$$52,917

$25,121

Average Earnings

$26,688

Average Male

$19,231

Average Female

Swansea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swansea Language by Age

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Swansea Language

98.32% of Swansea residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Swansea Language

Swansea Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55814826.52%
White2853211.23%
Hispanic13861.54%
Native18422.22%

21.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.21%

Male Poverty Rate

26.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swansea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swansea is Hispanic, with 61.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swansea is White, with 11.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.31%.

Swansea Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.29%
High School19.59%
Some College10.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Swansea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed87.50%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed7.04%

Swansea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swansea Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,036$43,989
Families$48,000$51,178
Married Families$69,063-
Non Families$21,974$27,578
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Income by Household Type

Swansea Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

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 Over 65, 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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88

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War20
Korea14
World War II

Swansea Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5440
75+18
65 to 7416
55 to 6414
18 to 34

Swansea Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5020.58%
Black296.44%
2+ Races964.29%

Swansea Veterans by Race

Swansea Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swansea Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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82.72%

Born in Swansea

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Swansea residents were born in the United States, with 82.72% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Swansea Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021991151.54%
2020976151.56%
2019961151.59%
2018946121.28%
2017934141.52%
2016920141.55%
2015906131.46%
2014893131.48%
2013880131.50%
201286780.93%
2011859101.18%
20108490.00%

Swansea Population by Year