Swansea, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 928 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +74.1%
Males: 460  (49.6%)
Females: 468  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29160.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,774 (it was $32,708 in 2000)
Swansea:

$34,774
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,003 (it was $16,007 in 2000)

Swansea town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,423 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
Swansea:

$89,423
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,202; detached houses: $114,118; mobile homes: $52,362

Median gross rent in 2017: $771.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swansea: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.2%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Swansea, SC (2010)
    • 44754.1%Black alone
    • 33039.9%White alone
    • 182.2%Two or more races
    • 161.9%Hispanic
    • 141.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Swansea, South Carolina as of January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swansea is 460 to 1.


Crime rates in Swansea by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(286.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(119.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(116.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(112.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(218.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(181.5)
2
(286.9)
2
(255.1)
1
(126.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(241.5)
1
(119.5)
2
(234.7)
1
(116.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(674.2)
1
(110.6)
1
(109.2)
6
(637.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(1,089)
6
(860.8)
13
(1,658)
5
(632.9)
7
(869.6)
8
(966.2)
5
(597.4)
5
(586.9)
14
(1,632)
2
(229.4)
8
(898.9)
5
(553.1)
4
(436.7)
8
(850.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(907.4)
15
(2,152)
6
(765.3)
6
(759.5)
8
(993.8)
8
(966.2)
5
(597.4)
4
(469.5)
16
(1,865)
7
(802.8)
3
(337.1)
8
(885.0)
2
(218.3)
7
(743.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(11,797)
84
(12,052)
35
(4,464)
35
(4,430)
46
(5,714)
42
(5,072)
22
(2,628)
25
(2,934)
32
(3,730)
29
(3,326)
33
(3,708)
32
(3,540)
32
(3,493)
44
(4,676)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(363.0)
1
(143.5)
4
(510.2)
2
(253.2)
2
(248.4)
2
(241.5)
2
(238.9)
3
(352.1)
3
(349.7)
4
(458.7)
5
(561.8)
3
(331.9)
6
(655.0)
13
(1,382)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(181.5)
1
(143.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)836.71132.0681.1415.2491.9555.6417.0366.2762.2271.8688.8373.9502.2710.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Swansea, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: English (5.7%), German (4.3%), American (3.5%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 351 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 818 people per square mile   (low).

Swansea, South Carolina map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $324 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $513 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (20.1 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (102.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (544.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Woodford, SC (2.2 miles),
Gaston, SC (2.3 miles ),
Sandy Run-Staley, SC (2.9 miles ),
North, SC (2.9 miles ),
Pelion, SC (2.9 miles ),
South Congaree, SC (3.5 miles ),
Pine Ridge, SC (3.5 miles ),
Livingston, SC (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 33.74 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Swansea, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Swansea, SC in 2017
Swansea satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Swansea, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (11.1%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Chemicals (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Utilities (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.8%)
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Swansea, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)

Average climate in Swansea, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.2. This is better than average.

City:

60.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.142
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00978. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00978
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Swansea-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Swansea town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swansea-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Swansea center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from Swansea center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 114.3 miles away from Swansea center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 216.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 264.4 miles away from Swansea center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lexington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swansea topographic map

Amtrak station near Swansea:

  • 19 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully 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:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 15 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 19 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 20 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 21 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 22 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 30 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 40 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high schools in Swansea:

  • SWANSEA HIGH (Students: 935, Location: 500 EAST FIRST STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • SWANSEA HIGH FRESHMAN ACADEMY (Location: 1195 I. W. HUTTO ROAD, Grades: 9)

Private high school in Swansea:

  • FOUNDATION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 2153 OLD STATE RD, Grades: 3-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Swansea:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lexington County Fire Service Swansea (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Brookers Mill Pond (A), Brooker Millpond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Fourth Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Bryant McNeal - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Jul 13, 1979), Victor Riley - Football player.

Lexington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Swansea and their reported violations in the past:

SWANSEA TOWN OF (3210006) (Population served: 1,923, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-25-2006 to JUL-23-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-25-2006 to JUL-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.0%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Swansea (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Swansea Branch at 235 South Church Street, branch established on 1989/03/13. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Swansea Branch at 200 South Brecon Avenue, branch established on 1962/10/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Swansea:

Marital status in Swansea, SC
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Swansea:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Swansea
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Religion statistics for Swansea, SC (based on Lexington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,801183
Mainline Protestant43,90978
Catholic5,7393
Black Protestant4,70626
Other4,43314
Orthodox2303
None135,573-
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: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Lexington County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Lexington County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Lexington County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lexington County:

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lexington County:

26.9%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lexington County:

15.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swansea:

46.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Swansea:

29.7
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Swansea:

18.8%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Swansea:

11.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Swansea:

34.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

50.2%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.7%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swansea, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,132$38,7170$0
Financial Administration 1$4,594$55,1282$2,041
Water Supply 1$3,686$44,2320$0
Sewerage 1$3,686$44,2320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,300$39,6000$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,674
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$31,398$41,8644$3,715

Swansea government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $531,000 ($572.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $372,000 ($400.86)
    Water Utilities: $267,000 ($287.72)
    Financial Administration: $177,000 ($190.73)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($131.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($87.28)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($14.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($8.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($5.39)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($3.23)
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $593,000 ($639.01)

Swansea government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $78,000 ($84.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($29.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($22.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $213,000 ($229.53)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($1.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000 ($346.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $394,000 ($424.57)
    Highways: $137,000 ($147.63)
  • Tax - Property: $194,000 ($209.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $172,000 ($185.34)
    Public Utility License: $59,000 ($63.58)

Swansea government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($51.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($43.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($8.62)

7.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  3.08% ($50,474 average AGI)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.18% ($42,876)
from Aiken County, SC  0.18% ($45,476)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,492 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.22%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  2.59% ($41,856 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.18% ($59,073)
to Aiken County, SC  0.17% ($43,022)

Businesses in Swansea, SC

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Swansea:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swansea:

  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIGL (102.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Swansea:

  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55CQ (Channel 55; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • Swansea, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count6034
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8716
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2400
  • Fatalities6702
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14754
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents696
See more detailed statistics of Swansea fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.9mTotal length
  • 12,578Total average daily traffic
  • 762Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,427Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Swansea)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

119 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L6, Lat: 33.773222 Lon: -81.106472, Call Sign: KIL975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: L W Allen, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • Lat: 33.733361 Lon: -81.095694, Call Sign: WQDX889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.237 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 456.587 MHz, 451.537 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 11/06/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Certifier: Hubbard J Lindler Jr, Registrant: Lexington School District Four, 607 East Fifth Street, Swansea, SC 29160, Phone: (803) 490-7000, Email:
  • SWANSEA LS, West 8th Street (Lat: 33.730722 Lon: -81.105722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5.8 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WQQQ262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Jay Nicholson, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

92 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Swansea)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,7101$134,4900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$126,7201$40,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$51,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 6
Fire incident types in Swansea, SC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swansea, SC
Most common first names in Swansea, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5073.4 years
James4766.0 years
William3772.0 years
Mary2978.0 years
Thomas2665.9 years
Willie1868.3 years
George1670.4 years
Annie1480.7 years
Robert1372.8 years
Frances1171.3 years
Most common last names in Swansea, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3672.4 years
Jeffcoat3575.3 years
Rucker2777.5 years
Spires2472.7 years
Smith2369.3 years
Jumper2272.5 years
Hutto2172.9 years
Mack2076.0 years
Furtick1972.6 years
Davis1963.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swansea, SC
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swansea, SC
  • 84.7%Electricity
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Swansea compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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