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Encyclopedia > Swansea, South Carolina

Swansea is a town located in Lexington County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 533. Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

Location of Swansea, South Carolina

Swansea is located at 33°44'14" North, 81°6'8" West (33.737090, -81.102244)1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias SC county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 km² (1.2 mi²). 2.9 km² (1.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.20% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 533 people, 224 households, and 154 families residing in the town. The population density is 182.1/km² (469.9/mi²). There are 262 housing units at an average density of 89.5/km² (231.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 79.22% White, 12.15% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.50% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 224 households out of which 33.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.6% are married couples living together, 24.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% are non-families. 29.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.92. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 76.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 70.9 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $32,708, and the median income for a family is $39,306. Males have a median income of $33,000 versus $24,583 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,007. 14.5% of the population and 14.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.2% of those under the age of 18 and 11.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


See also

Swansea is a city in Wales. ...

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Swansea, South Carolina, in Lexington county, is 18 miles S of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center) and 104 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina.
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