Swansea, IL

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Living in Swansea

Swansea is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,350 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Swansea is the 183rd largest community in Illinois.

Swansea is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Swansea is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swansea who work in management occupations (10.95%), sales jobs (10.61%), and office and administrative support (9.97%).

Also of interest is that Swansea has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Swansea ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Swansea, 40.10% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Swansea in 2018 was $42,781, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,124 for a family of four. However, Swansea contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Swansea is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Swansea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Swansea residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Swansea include German, Irish, English, French, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Swansea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.