Swanzey is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 7,270 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Swanzey is the 44th largest community in New Hampshire.
Unlike some towns, Swanzey isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Swanzey are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Swanzey is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swanzey who work in management occupations (12.77%), office and administrative support (11.89%), and sales jobs (8.50%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Swanzey is worth considering.
Being a small town, Swanzey does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Swanzey is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.79% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Swanzey in 2018 was $31,279, which is low income relative to New Hampshire, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,116 for a family of four. However, Swanzey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Swanzey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Swanzey residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Swanzey include French, Irish, English, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Swanzey is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Tagalog.