Swepsonville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Swepsonville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Swepsonville had a population of 1,724 as of July 1, 2017. Swepsonville ranks in the upper 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 Swepsonville is located at latitude 36.0313 and longitude -79.3535 in Alamance County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Swepsonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Alamance County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Town of Swepsonville (GNIS ID: 2406703) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Swepsonville is located within Township 9-Thompson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alamance County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Swepsonville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Swepsonville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,724
Daytime Population: Workers 807
Daytime Population: Residents 846
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,653
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,704
Population in Familes 1,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,227
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $56,783
Average Household Income $72,380
Per Capita Income $29,756


Total Housing Units 786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 535 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $194,880
Average Home Value $222,092


Total Households 690
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 494
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 5.69% 2.23%
Households 5.47% 2.3%
Families 5.2% 2.21%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Swepsonville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swepsonville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 344 54th
Population Density # 154 79th
Diversity Index # 491 34th
Median Household Income # 115 85th
Per Capita Income # 148 80th

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