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Swanquarter, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Swan Quarter Census Designated Place had a population of 306 as of July 1, 2015. Swanquarter ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Swanquarter is located at latitude 35.413 and longitude -76.3197 in Hyde County. 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. Hyde County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Swan Quarter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584331) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Swanquarter population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Swanquarter, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 306
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $52,381
Average Home Value $57,075


Median Household Income $31,269
Average Household Income $42,894
Per Capita Income $18,014
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.08% -0.53%
Households -0.9% -0.56%
Families -0.21% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 637 14th
Population Density1 # 715 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 300 59th
Median Household Income # 594 20th
Per Capita Income # 539 27th

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