Swea City, Iowa Population 2024

548

Swea City is a city located in Kossuth County Iowa. Swea City has a 2024 population of 548. Swea City is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 564 in 2020.

The average household income in Swea City is $64,212 with a poverty rate of 26.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Swea City is 39.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Swea City Demographics

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

  • White: 88.41%
  • Other race: 6.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Native American: 1.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
744.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.84% (-16)
The current population of Swea City, Iowa is 548 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 564.

Swea City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White61088.41%
Other race426.09%
Two or more races233.33%
Native American111.59%
Black or African American40.58%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Swea City Population by Race

Swea City Population Pyramid 2024

Swea City Median Age

39.2

Total

33.5

Male

41.1

Female

Swea City Adults

There are 501 adults, (142 of whom are seniors) in Swea City.

Swea City Age Dependency

92.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Swea City Sex Ratio

Female34449.86%
Male34650.14%

Swea City Population by Age

Swea City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2982.3270.529.5
Non Family1391.1960.439.6
Married973.1495.94.1
Female513.4943.156.9
Male113.731000
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Swea City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Swea City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Swea City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 53.33%.

Swea City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,625

Average Earnings

$46,364

Average Male

$33,843

Average Female

Swea City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swea City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Swea City Language

95.72% of Swea City residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Swea City Language

Swea City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White60514924.63%
Hispanic281242.86%
Other361233.33%
Native1111100%
Multiple23939.13%
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26.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

35.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swea City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swea City is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swea City is White, with 24.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.39%.

Swea City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School29.38%
Some College17.34%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Swea City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed18.75%
Male Employed7.26%
Female Unemployed
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Swea City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swea City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Swea City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Swea City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Swea City 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.

Swea City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Swea City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Swea City Veterans by War

count

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Swea City Veterans by Age

count

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Swea City Veterans by Race

Swea City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swea City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Swea City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Swea City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Swea City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.91%

Born in Swea City

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.3%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Swea City residents were born in the United States, with 63.91% having been born in Iowa. 1.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Swea City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029543-1-0.18%
2028544-1-0.18%
2027545-1-0.18%
2026546-1-0.18%
2025547-1-0.18%
2024548-1-0.18%
2023549-1-0.18%
2022550-1-0.18%
2021551-13-2.3%
20205645811.46%
2019506-2-0.39%
2018508-5-0.97%
2017513-5-0.97%
2016518-6-1.15%
2015524-4-0.76%
2014528-3-0.56%
2013531-3-0.56%
2012534-1-0.19%
2011535-5-0.93%
2010540
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Swea City Population by Year