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People

Total Population 746
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 23.2%
Employed Population 16+ 285
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 31.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,188
% Above Poverty Level 77.7%
% Below Poverty Level 22.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $81,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 11.3%

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

Swansea Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Lexington
Metro Area Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 29160
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.738
Longitude -81.098

Swansea 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 PELION 4 NW
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station COLUMBIA UNIV OF SC
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station ORANGEBURG 2
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gaston 1,466 $45,341
Livingston 152 $42,250
Neeses 278 $50,000
North 800 $35,938
Pelion 705 $64,375
South Congaree 2,246 $42,829

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

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Swansea High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

SWANSEA HIGH SCHOOL
500 EAST FIRST STREET
803-568-3881
Serves 918 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

SANDY RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
HCR 064
803-791-8866
Serves 423 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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