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Swanquarter, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Swan Quarter Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U3) located in Hyde County at latitude 35.413 and longitude -76.3197. Hyde County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal official name is the Swan Quarter Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Swanquarter, North Carolina.

The U3 Census Class Code for Swanquarter indicates a alternate official common name for an incorporated or census designated place.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Swan Quarter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Swan Quarter Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map


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Swanquarter, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 314
Population in Households 292
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $61,842
Average Home Value $68,056


Median Household Income $30,531
Average Household Income $41,476
Per Capita Income $17,467
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.73% -0.39%
Households -0.63% -0.55%
Families 0.25% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Swanquarter, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swanquarter 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 636 14th
Population Density1 # 713 4th
Diversity Index2 # 306 59th
Median Household Income # 607 18th
Per Capita Income # 577 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.