Swansboro is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,074 people and just one neighborhood, Swansboro is the 268th largest community in North Carolina. Swansboro has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Swansboro, where the median household income is $46,429.
Occupations and Workforce
9.77% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Swansboro. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Accommodation and Education industries respectively employ 15.29% and 15.13% of the civilian workforce.
Setting & Lifestyle
Swansboro is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Swansboro is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.