Swansea, SC
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Swansea is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 891 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Swansea is the 194th largest community in South Carolina.

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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swansea who work in office and administrative support (15.03%), sales jobs (9.79%), and healthcare suport services (4.90%).

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, Swansea is worth considering.

Being a small town, Swansea does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The rate of college-level education in Swansea is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.17% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Swansea in 2010 was $17,519, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,076 for a family of four.

Swansea is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Swansea include English, German, African, and Scots-Irish.

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