Swayzee, Indiana

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Swayzee, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Swayzee, Indiana

Comparing Swayzee to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 6 9
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Swayzee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 46986
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.508
Longitude -85.825

Swayzee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MARION 2 N
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Station WABASH
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Swayzee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,011 100%
Male 485 48%
Female 526 52%
Under 18 257 25.4%
18+ 754 74.6%
65+ 158 15.6%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 988 97.7%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 12 1.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.5%

Estimated Swayzee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 935
Growth -76
Growth % -7.5%

Swayzee Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.5%
German 22.4%
English 15%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
Irish 8.5%
Scottish 4.5%
European 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Welsh 1%
Swiss 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Swayzee, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sims (46986)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Swayzee 1,011 $46,750
Amboy 360 $45,000
Converse 1,137 $42,813
Greentown 2,546 $52,310
Jonesboro 1,887 $42,036
Marion 31,320 $37,717
Sweetser 906 $49,327

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