Who lives in Swift County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 554 5.9%
5-9 years 660 7.0%
10-14 years 568 6.0%
15-17 years 337 3.6%
18-24 years 638 6.8%
25-34 years 1,072 11.4%
35-44 years 999 10.6%
45-54 years 1,166 12.4%
55-64 years 1,392 14.8%
65-74 years 997 10.6%
75-84 years 659 7.0%
85 years and older 369 3.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 4,726 50.2%
Female 4,685 49.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 8,935 94.9%
Of Color 476 5.1%
Black or African American 230 2.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other 139 1.5%
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino 453 4.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 8,857 100.0%
English only 8,399 94.8%
Language other than English 458 5.2%
Speaks English less than "very well" 194 2.2%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 9,286 100.0%
Population with a disability 1,444 15.6%
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Foreign-born residents 226 2.4%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 9,278 100.0%
Same residence 8,370 90.2%
Different residence in the U.S. 872 9.4%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Swift County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 4,227 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,530 36.2%
$35,000-$49,999 641 15.2%
$50,000-$74,999 724 17.1%
$75,000-$99,999 469 11.1%
$100,000 or more 863 20.4%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $48,577 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 9,271 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,530 36.2%
With income below poverty 1,223 13.2%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 967 10.4%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 759 8.2%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 6,322 68.2%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,855 20.0%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 1,247 13.4%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 2,183 23.6%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 854 9.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 542 5.8%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 773 8.3%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,082 11.7%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 916 9.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 9,286 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 528 5.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 4,846 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 619 12.8%
Occupied housing units 4,227 87.2%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 2,947 60.8%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 1,280 26.4%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 348 7.2%
1970-1999 1,362 28.1%
1940-1969 1,689 34.9%
1939 or earlier 1,447 29.9%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 4,227 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 2,623 62.1%
With children under 18 years 1,190 28.2%
Married-couple family households 2,075 49.1%
With children under 18 years 785 18.6%
Single-person family households 548 13.0%
With children under 18 years 405 9.6%
Nonfamily households 1,604 37.9%
Householder living alone 1,472 34.8%
65 years and over 745 17.6%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,201 28.4%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,453 34.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 1,484 35.1%
Moved in 2000-2009 964 22.8%
Moved in 1990-1999 770 18.2%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,009 23.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 4,012 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 876 21.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,922 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 453 15.5%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,090 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 423 38.8%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,145
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $640
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 248 5.9%
1 vehicle available 1,211 28.6%
2 vehicles available 1,662 39.3%
3 or more vehicles available 1,106 26.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 4,742 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 4,148 87.5%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 582 12.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 4,456 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,852 41.6%
10-19 minutes 934 21.0%
20-29 minutes 615 13.8%
30 minutes or longer 1,055 23.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 6,654 100.0%
Less than high school 684 10.3%
High school diploma or GED 2,226 33.5%
Some college or associate’s degree 2,549 38.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 925 13.9%
Graduate or professional Degree 270 4.1%
High school graduate or higher 5,970 89.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,195 18.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 5,245 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 4,301 82.0%
Civilian labor force 4,430 100.0%
Unemployed 129 2.9%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 4,618 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 1,067 23.1%
Age 30 to 54 2,243 48.6%
Age 55 or older 1,308 28.3%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 1,248 27.0%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 1,514 32.8%
$40,000 or more per year 1,856 40.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 273 5.9%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 14 0.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 113 2.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 43 0.9%
Construction 211 4.6%
Educational services 470 10.2%
Finance and insurance 141 3.1%
Health care and social assistance 784 17.0%
Information 52 1.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 27 0.6%
Manufacturing 775 16.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 14 0.3%
Other services (excluding public administration) 150 3.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 122 2.6%
Public administration 302 6.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing 42 0.9%
Retail trade 417 9.0%
Transportation and warehousing 125 2.7%
Utilities 53 1.1%
Wholesale trade 267 5.8%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 4,495 97.3%
Black or African American alone 47 1.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 16 0.3%
Asian alone 19 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 15 0.3%
Two or more race groups 26 0.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 319 6.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 1,008 21.8%
Some college or associate degree 1,484 32.1%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 740 16.0%