Swansea, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 13,350 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.2%
Males: 6,508  (48.8%)
Females: 6,842  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 62226.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,313 (it was $49,851 in 2000)
Swansea:

$80,313
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,035 (it was $25,634 in 2000)

Swansea village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $182,787 (it was $100,700 in 2000)
Swansea:

$182,787
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $165,345; detached houses: $173,093; townhouses or other attached units: $173,763; in 2-unit structures: $129,268; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,309; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,828; mobile homes: $41,621

Median gross rent in 2019: $960.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swansea: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.6%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.4% for other race residents, 19.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Swansea, IL (2019)
    • 9,93772.3%White alone
    • 2,55218.6%Black alone
    • 4903.6%Two or more races
    • 4833.5%Hispanic
    • 2151.6%Asian alone
    • 20.01%Other race alone

Races in Swansea detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Swansea, Illinois as of January 21, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swansea is 976 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Swansea by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(65.2)
3
(23.8)
6
(46.9)
13
(100.6)
2
(15.2)
3
(22.3)
8
(59.5)
4
(28.9)
5
(36.4)
6
(44.3)
13
(96.4)
2
(14.8)
7
(52.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(105.9)
19
(151.0)
10
(78.2)
9
(69.6)
7
(53.3)
9
(66.8)
3
(22.3)
16
(115.8)
6
(43.7)
5
(36.9)
3
(22.2)
4
(29.6)
6
(44.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(171.1)
7
(55.6)
19
(148.7)
17
(131.5)
4
(30.4)
3
(22.3)
4
(29.7)
7
(50.6)
8
(58.2)
8
(59.1)
9
(66.7)
7
(51.8)
7
(52.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(399.2)
58
(461.0)
70
(547.7)
52
(402.3)
44
(334.8)
50
(371.2)
59
(438.8)
58
(419.7)
38
(276.5)
47
(347.3)
32
(237.3)
38
(281.4)
27
(201.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
321
(2,615)
308
(2,448)
282
(2,206)
208
(1,609)
187
(1,423)
209
(1,552)
205
(1,525)
209
(1,512)
157
(1,143)
203
(1,500)
130
(964.1)
145
(1,074)
174
(1,295)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(366.6)
21
(166.9)
23
(180.0)
13
(100.6)
13
(98.9)
10
(74.2)
16
(119.0)
13
(94.1)
16
(116.4)
13
(96.1)
17
(126.1)
9
(66.6)
15
(111.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
2
(14.8)
1
(7.4)
City-Data.com crime index312.6219.0231.8228.2122.5136.3161.5179.9142.8150.4162.4113.9140.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Swansea, IL

Crime rate in Swansea detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), American (9.3%), English (4.7%), Irish (4.6%), European (3.2%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/21/1901

Elevation: 547 feet

Land area: 5.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,632 people per square mile   (average).

Swansea, Illinois map

629 residents are foreign born (1.4% Africa, 1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This village:

4.6%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,243 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,537 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (15.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Belleville, IL (1.2 miles ),
Fairview Heights, IL (1.9 miles ),
Shiloh, IL (2.0 miles ),
O'Fallon, IL (2.3 miles ),
Caseyville, IL (2.6 miles ),
Centreville, IL (2.6 miles ),
Rentchler, IL (2.7 miles),
Scott AFB, IL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.54 N, Longitude: 89.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,731 (-19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 783 (10.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Distribution of median household income in Swansea, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Swansea, IL in 2019
Swansea satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2002: 100 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2003: 134 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2004: 194 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2005: 190 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2006: 139 buildings, average cost: $281,500
  • 2007: 112 buildings, average cost: $261,400
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $280,900
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2010: 118 buildings, average cost: $228,400
  • 2011: 87 buildings, average cost: $217,200
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $273,600
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2015: 39 buildings, average cost: $271,200
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2018: 23 buildings, average cost: $246,900
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $235,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Swansea, IL residents
Average permit cost in Swansea, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Swansea, IL
Historical housing units in Swansea, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,664 (+18.7%).
Most common industries in Swansea, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Swansea, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Swansea, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Swansea, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.6. This is worse than average.

City:

99.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.730. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.730
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.70
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0401. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0401
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Swansea-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Swansea village center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swansea-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 307% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from Swansea center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from Swansea center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Swansea center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from Swansea center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Clair County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swansea topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Swansea:

  • H O M E #1 (#3 GUNDLACH PLACE)
  • PARENTS AND FRIENDS OF THE SLC (1450 CASEYVILLE AVENUE)
  • CRESCENT HOME HEALTH AGENCY, LLC (10 EMERALD TERRACE, SUITE C)
  • SOUTHWESTERN IL VISITING NURSE ASSOC (7 EXECUTIVE WOODS)
  • GREENWOOD TERRACE NRSG AND REHAB (225 CASTELLANO DRIVE)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF SWANSEA (100 ROSEWOOD VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • SWANSEA REHAB HEALTH CARE (1405 NORTH SECOND STREET)

Amtrak station near Swansea:

  • 14 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swansea:

  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 4 miles; Belleville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,085)
  • McKendree University (about 11 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 13 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 15 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 17 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 18 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 20 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)

Public elementary/middle schools in Swansea:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Swansea: Saint Clair Township Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Swansea Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Swansea Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Swansea Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Swansea include: Holy Shaghagat Church (A), Saint Constantine and Saint Helen Church (B), Lake View Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Badgley Cemetery (1), Old Saint Clair County Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Gepperts Lake (A), Yoch Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolf Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Swansea include: Township Park (1), Wolf Branch-Saint Clair Township Park (2), Melvin Pride Memorial City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Golden Frontier (Tours & Charters; 4100 North Illinois Street).

Hotel: Four Seasons (4509 North Illinois Street).

St. Clair County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Swansea in 2010:

  • 349 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Swansea in 2000:

  • 318 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with most branches in Swansea (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Swansea Motor Bank Facility at 10 North Belt West, branch established on 1977/11/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Swansea Schnucks Branch at 2665 North Illinois, branch established on 2006/10/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of Springfield: Swansea Branch at 1717 North Illinois Street, branch established on 2007/04/02. Info updated 2010/10/01: Bank assets: $727.9 mil, Deposits: $610.4 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Spring Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Swansea Motor Branch at 1300 North Belt West, branch established on 1977/04/11. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Commerce Bank: Swansea Branch at 4101 N Illinois St, branch established on 1996/12/09. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • First County Bank: Swansea Branch at 2610 North Illinois Street, branch established on 1999/07/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $387.5 mil, Deposits: $347.1 mil, headquarters in New Baden, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Co Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Edwardsville: Swansea Branch at 3685 Sullivan Drive, branch established on 2008/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,559.6 mil, Deposits: $1,289.3 mil, headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Banc Ed Corp., The
  • UMB Bank, National Association: Swansea Banking Center Branch at 2601 North Illinois, branch established on 1989/05/01. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • First Bank: Swansea Branch at 4387 North Illinois, branch established on 1901/09/20. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Swansea:

Marital status in Swansea, IL
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Swansea:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Swansea
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Swansea, IL (based on St. Clair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant46,903169
Catholic46,37228
Mainline Protestant24,65553
Black Protestant10,29041
Other5,88016
Orthodox2,1002
None133,856-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
St. Clair County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
St. Clair County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

8.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swansea:

54.7%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.7%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Swansea:

19.4%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Swansea:

8.6%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Swansea:

33.0%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Swansea:

60.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Swansea:

80.4%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swansea, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7$30,989$53,1240$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,306$48,6122$2,143
Sewerage 4$17,407$52,2210$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,081$51,2439$6,050
Firefighters 2$10,928$65,56832$2,220
Financial Administration 1$5,658$67,8960$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,685$56,2201$600
Totals for Government 25$111,053$53,30544$11,014

Swansea government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $436,000 ($32.66)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($3.30)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($3.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,572,000 ($267.57)
    General - Other: $1,729,000 ($129.51)
    Central Staff Services: $882,000 ($66.07)
    Regular Highways: $656,000 ($49.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $342,000 ($25.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $159,000 ($11.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($5.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $500,000 ($37.45)
    Central Staff Services: $328,000 ($24.57)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($9.81)
    Police Protection: $129,000 ($9.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000 ($5.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($2.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,280,000 ($245.69)

Swansea government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,279,000 ($245.62)
    Other: $225,000 ($16.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $286,000 ($21.42)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($5.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($2.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,695,000 ($276.78)
    Highways: $357,000 ($26.74)
    Other: $195,000 ($14.61)
  • Tax - Property: $2,212,000 ($165.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $772,000 ($57.83)
    Other License: $160,000 ($11.99)

Swansea government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,710,000 ($128.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,510,000 ($113.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($14.98)

Swansea government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,696,000 ($951.01)

5.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,633 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.23%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IL  0.98% ($40,137 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.47% ($40,743)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.36% ($40,289)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,436 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.14%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IL  1.03% ($40,088 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.54% ($51,741)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.44% ($37,989)
Businesses in Swansea, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx2The Room Place1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS5
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Swansea:

  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swansea:

  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • KNLH (89.5 FM; CEDAR HILL, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Swansea:

  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Swansea fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.6mTotal length
  • $417,000Total costs
  • 94,800Total average daily traffic
  • 1,672Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Swansea)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 215 Service St (Lat: 38.529222 Lon: -89.980667), Call Sign: WNDM860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2015, Expiration Date: 10/09/2025, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 38.535917 Lon: -89.990528, Call Sign: WQLW251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.875 MHz, 464.800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2020, Expiration Date: 05/10/2030, Certifier: Kendal Ozment, Registrant: Radilink, Inc, 39w284 Highland Ave, Elgin, IL 60124, Phone: (847) 742-4628, Email:
  • Lat: 38.533972 Lon: -89.986194, Call Sign: WQUN714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.662 MHz, 468.662 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 08/26/2024, Certifier: Mark Halwachs, Registrant: Warner Communications Corp., 1340 Baur Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132, Phone: (314) 993-7070, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • IL04330A, 1417 North Belt West (Lat: 38.542500 Lon: -89.998111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPP846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 07/17/2022, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swansea)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: THOMAS A ODEHNAL RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 123M, N123M, N-123M, Serial Number: 120119, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2013
    Registrant (Partnership): Cheryl R Goodman, 508 Crestwood Dr, Swansea, IL 62226, Other Owners: Thomas A Odehnal
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36BA, N36BA, N-36BA, Serial Number: 32R-7680442, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory Brian Auerbach, 3617 Buckland Ct, Swansea, IL 62226
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 45 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL TFE731-40BR-1 (3850 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 536MG, N536MG, N-536MG, Serial Number: 511, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Acme Aviation LLC, 10 Executive Woods Court, Swansea, IL 62260
  • Aircraft: AERO ADVENTURE INC BUCCANEER XA (Category: Amphibian, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 SERIES (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9467V, N9467V, N-9467V, Serial Number: BUC062558, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 01/31/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Albert M Hampton, 1000 N 17th St, Swansea, IL 62226
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/13/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$157,58354$129,274358$167,38222$53,46527$90,3758$32,438
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$127,9326$123,07826$157,1352$23,8101$164,8701$59,540
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$145,52211$142,95061$174,58311$30,7653$112,5874$25,285
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$164,2705$146,35878$175,1105$27,1902$117,0401$41,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$132,3500$017$158,3250$02$84,0550$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5033.01 , 5033.21, 5033.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$165,49218$193,601
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$190,7257$193,604
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$189,3002$212,675
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$134,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$194,750
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5033.01 , 5033.21, 5033.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swansea, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swansea, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 67 took place in 2010, and the least - 30 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Swansea, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.3%), and Outside Fires (31.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Swansea, IL
    • 44056.3%Structure Fires
    • 24631.5%Outside Fires
    • 7810.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 182.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swansea, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swansea, IL
  • 74.1%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swansea, IL
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Swansea compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 16 pilots and 47 other airmen in this city.
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