Swannanoa is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Swannanoa Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Buncombe County at latitude 35.5979 and longitude -82.3998. Buncombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,198 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Swannanoa Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Swannanoa: Cooper, Swannanona.Photos of the local Swannanoa, NC area
|Population in Households||4,439|
|Population in Familes||3,445|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||186|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,989 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,215 (61.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||562 (28.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||212 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$160,902|
|Average Home Value||$185,062|
|Median Household Income||$42,283|
|Average Household Income||$51,278|
|Per Capita Income||$21,070|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.5%|
|Per Capita Income||1.76%|
The table below compares Swannanoa to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 160||78th|
|Population Density1||# 347||53rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 524||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 283||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 340||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.