Swansboro, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Swansboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Swansboro had a population of 3,420 as of July 1, 2018. Swansboro 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 Swansboro is located at latitude 34.6932 and longitude -77.1336 in Onslow County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Swansboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Onslow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Swansboro (GNIS ID: 2406700) 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 Swansboro is located within Township of Swansboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onslow County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swansboro: Bogie, Bogue, New Town, Swannsborough, The Wharf, Weeks Point.

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Swansboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,420
Population in Households 3,416
Population in Familes 2,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,626
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $53,097
Average Household Income $69,050
Per Capita Income $28,910


Total Housing Units 1,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 583 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $243,788
Average Home Value $315,551


Total Households 1,464
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 966
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.09% 1.47%
Households 2.9% 1.37%
Families 3.0% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Swansboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swansboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 235 68th
Population Density # 69 91st
Diversity Index # 528 29th
Median Household Income # 203 73rd
Per Capita Income # 191 74th

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