Swansea, South Carolina Population 2020

972

Swansea is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 972, it is the 149th largest city in South Carolina and the 10431st largest city in the United States. Swansea is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 17.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 827 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Swansea has a population density of 466 people per square mile.

The average household income in Swansea is $44,176 with a poverty rate of 20.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $94,800. The median age in Swansea is 37.6 years, 33.5 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males.

Swansea Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.11%
  • White: 39.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Native American: 1.25%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Swansea, South Carolina is 972, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 946.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 827.

Swansea, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American48555.11%
White34939.66%
Two or More Races353.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native111.25%

Swansea Population Pyramid 2020

Swansea Median Age

37.6


Total

33.5


Male

41.4


Female

Swansea Adults

There are 683 adults, (163 of whom are seniors) in Swansea.

Swansea Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Swansea Sex Ratio

Female

433

49.20%

Male

447

50.80%

Swansea Households and Families

Swansea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Swansea Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
Female78.9%21.1%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Male18.8%81.3%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3492.5261.9
Non Family1321.1554.5
Married1313.2680.2
Male483.8318.8
Female383.0878.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Swansea Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade294.83%
9th to 12th Grade7612.65%
High School Graduate23138.44%
Some College15826.29%
Associates Degree457.49%
Bachelors Degree437.15%
Graduate Degree193.16%

Swansea Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black33025425
White23821637
Multiple Races158
Hispanic1414
Native American44

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 15.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,219$26,176$22,578
Less Than High School$21,071$$2,500
High School Grad$21,563$25,074$
Some College$23,047$30,208$17,381
Bachelors Degree$47,500$41,667$
Graduate Degree$41,667$$41,667

$24,219

Average Earnings

$26,176

Average Male

$22,578

Average Female

Swansea Language

Swansea Language by Age

Swansea Language

97.10% of Swansea residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Swansea Poverty

Swansea Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black48512325.36%
White3355215.52%
Hispanic14535.71%
Native11436.36%

20.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.45%

Male Poverty Rate

24.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swansea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swansea is Native, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swansea is White, with 15.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.14%
High School18.18%
Some College12.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed11.48%
Female Employed2.40%

Swansea Income

Swansea Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,698$44,176
Families$50,536$52,050
Married Families$59,583-
Non Families$25,893$28,298

Swansea Marital Status

Swansea Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Swansea Married by Age and Sex

Swansea Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Swansea Marital Status by Race

Swansea Veterans

77

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea22
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War6
World War II2

$Swansea Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swansea Employment Status

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Swansea 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

84.09%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Swansea residents were born in the United States, with 84.09% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020972131.36%
2019959131.37%
2018946121.28%
2017934131.41%
2016921151.66%
2015906141.57%
2014892141.59%
2013878111.27%
201286780.93%
2011859101.18%
20108490.00%