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Population in 2010: 4,536. Population change since 2000: +6.8%
Males: 1,908  (42.1%)
Females: 2,628  (57.9%)

Median resident age:  34.2 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71203.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,015 (it was $42,645 in 2000)
Swartz:

$46,015
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,575

Swartz CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,706 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Swartz:

$133,706
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $128,397; Detached houses: $137,420; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,199; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,640,893; Mobile homes: $52,268

Median gross rent in 2012: $571.

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  • White alone - 3,646 (77.3%)
  • Black alone - 906 (19.2%)
  • Asian alone - 112 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Swartz: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (16.9%), United States (12.9%), Irish (7.5%), French (6.1%), German (5.7%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 94 feet

Land area: 13.5 square miles.

Population density: 336 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Swartz:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swartz CDP:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

48 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.0%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Swartz, Louisiana as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Swartz to the number of sex offenders is 4,536 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $624 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $522 (0.4%)

Swartz satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (7.2 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (104.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (279.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lakeshore, LA (1.8 miles ), Monroe, LA (2.7 miles ), Richwood, LA (3.0 miles ), West Monroe, LA (3.1 miles ), Start, LA (3.1 miles ), Sterlington, LA (3.1 miles ), Brownsville, LA (3.3 miles ), Collinston, LA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.57 N, Longitude: 91.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Swartz, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Swartz-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Swartz place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the place center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swartz-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from Swartz center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swartz topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Swartz:

  • AVALON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • G B COOLEY TENNESSEE COMMUNITY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • ST FRANCIS NORTH HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Swartz, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swartz:

  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 6 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,712)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 39 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Grambling State University (about 43 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Alcorn State University (about 69 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 72 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 86 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 88 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)

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Notable location: Ouachita Parish Fire Protection District 1 Station 5 Swartz (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Spring Hill Cemetery (1), Cosper Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Swartz: Cities Service Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Ouachita Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.894
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.57
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Swartz, LA

8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Swartz compared to Louisiana state average:

Swartz, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Swartz travel time to work - commute


Swartz mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Swartz CDP (based on Ouachita Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.03%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents58.6%10.9%9.3%3.6%3.3%
Congregations33.3%13.0%4.9%8.6%11.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.6%1.4%1.0%5.9%
Congregations1.9%2.5%2.5%1.2%20.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Ouachita Parish:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Ouachita Parish:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Ouachita Parish:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

14.0%
Louisiana:

13.7%

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.52% ($23,897 average AGI)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.41% ($32,894)
from Union Parish, LA  0.33% ($31,641)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union Parish, LA  0.36% ($28,760 average AGI)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.31% ($25,854)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.28% ($35,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swartz:

  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swartz:

  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Swartz:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • K26EV (Channel 26; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
  • K24EO (Channel 24; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Swartz, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 0
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

Swartz fatal accident list:

Sep 24, 2007 08:15 PM, Sr-139, Lat: 32.552019, Lon: -92.009900, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.655667 Lon: -92.002889, Call Sign: WQBF945
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Allen Lenard
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K4NSY
    Grant Date: 07/12/1995, Expiration Date: 07/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2007
    Registrant: Magdalene M Hutchins, Swartz, LA 71281
  • Call Sign: KC5RRL, Licensee ID: L01074046
    Grant Date: 10/18/2005, Expiration Date: 11/21/2015
    Registrant: John R Hurd, Swartz, LA 71281
  • Call Sign: WD5EWV, Licensee ID: L00583808
    Grant Date: 10/11/2005, Expiration Date: 11/30/2015, Certifier: Martin M Hutchins
    Registrant: Martin M Hutchins, 208b Dolly Dr, Swartz, LA 71281



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED14$148,1364$140,36329$118,3593$48,0201$210,0402$42,185
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$115,3401$71,8101$57,9000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$188,9451$30,9708$113,9954$10,8831$61,4902$32,315
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$166,0609$138,8790$00$01$130,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$160,6700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$132,845
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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