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People

Total Population 687
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 249
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,036
% Above Poverty Level 66.4%
% Below Poverty Level 33.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $49,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 21.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Swifton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 72471
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.821
Longitude -91.128

Swifton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALICIA
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station NEWPORT
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 51 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station JONESBORO 4 N
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alicia 142 $14,917
Cash 348 $35,417
Egypt 111 $36,250
Grubbs 465 $38,750
Minturn 66 $26,250
Tuckerman 2,257 $39,514

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Swifton High Schools

SWIFTON HIGH SCHOOL
300 ASHLEY
870-485-2336
A Title I School.
Serves 136 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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