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Swanton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Swanton Census Designated Place had a population of 61 as of July 1, 2019. Swanton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Swanton is located at latitude 39.459 and longitude -79.2309 in Garrett County. The formal boundaries for the Swanton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garrett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,385 feet.

The Swanton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583693) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Swanton Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Swanton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Garrett County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swanton: Swans Mill, Swantown.

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Swanton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Swanton, MD Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Swanton, MD Wealth Index is 95
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 61
Population in Households 60
Population in Families 52
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 159
Diversity Index1 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,062
Average Household Income $76,852
Per Capita Income $27,022
Wealth Index3 95

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (36.1%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 17
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.55% 0.33%
Households 0.48% 0.0%
Families 2.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.7%

Swanton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swanton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 503 3rd
Population Density # 481 7th
Diversity Index # 492 5th
Median Household Income # 418 19th
Per Capita Income # 395 24th

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