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Swanquarter, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Swan Quarter Census Designated Place had a population of 301 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

The Swan Quarter Census Designated Place is located within Township of Swan Quarter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hyde County.

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, 2016.

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Swanquarter, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 301
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $77,841
Average Home Value $101,214


Median Household Income $34,726
Average Household Income $46,459
Per Capita Income $20,383
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.17% -0.74%
Households -1.2% -0.87%
Families -0.52% -1.14%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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, 2016 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 # 642 13th
Population Density1 # 715 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 308 59th
Median Household Income # 526 29th
Per Capita Income # 451 39th

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