Swepsonville, North Carolina

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Swepsonville, North Carolina

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High Points

Swepsonville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Swepsonville Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Swepsonville Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Swepsonville Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Swepsonville College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Swepsonville Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Swepsonville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Swepsonville, North Carolina

Comparing Swepsonville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 3
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 4 3
Male Share of the Population 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Swepsonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Alamance
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
P.O. Box Zip Codes 27359
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.021
Longitude -79.361

Swepsonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Distance 35.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Swepsonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 922 100%
Male 433 47%
Female 489 53%
Under 18 214 23.2%
18+ 708 76.8%
65+ 119 12.9%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.86
White 867 94%
African-American 35 3.8%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 11 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.8%

Estimated Swepsonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 952
Growth 30
Growth % 3.3%

Swepsonville 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 48.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
English 10.5%
Scotch-Irish 6.6%
German 5.8%
Irish 4.9%
Polish 2.4%
Italian 2.2%
European 2%
Scottish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Northern European 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Swepsonville 922 $60,147
Alamance 310 $52,500
Burlington 44,917 $45,441
Graham 12,833 $40,769
Green Level 2,042 $34,242
Haw River 1,908 $40,519
Mebane 7,284 $47,672
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