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Swift Creek township, NC map Land area: 31.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,402 (all rural)
Males: 730  (52.1%)
Females: 672  (47.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,402 (1,120 owner occupied, 282 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%


Races in Swift Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 83.8%
  • Black: 10.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.6
Median age of females: 37.9

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Average household size: 2.52

Swift Creek township:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.92

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,420 ($33,712 in 1999)
This township:

$36,420
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $294, upper quartile is $620)
Here:

$372
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $126,689 (it was $77,700 in 2000)
Swift Creek township:

$126,689
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,345 - $163,451

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $160,699
Here:

$160,699
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $72,950
Here:

$72,950
State:

$45,354
Population density: 45 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

14.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.3%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Swift Creek township include: Timothy Church (A), Poplar Hill Church (B), House of Prayer (C), Haddock Chapel (D), Spiritual Life Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 32 (22% naturalized citizens)

Swift Creek township:  2.3%
State:  5.3%

66% of Swift Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in North Carolina.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1008
  • Northeast: 58
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 112
  • West: 31

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $187,500

Swift Creek township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 396
  • Mobile homes: 185

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,500


Housing units in Swift Creek township with a mortgage: 145 (15 second mortgage, 46 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 119

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 40
  • 1990 to 1994: 33
  • 1980 to 1989: 154
  • 1970 to 1979: 133
  • 1960 to 1969: 64
  • 1950 to 1959: 44
  • 1940 to 1949: 16
  • 1939 or earlier: 91

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Swift Creek township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 41
  • 5 rooms: 136
  • 6 rooms: 113
  • 7 rooms: 79
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swift Creek township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 35
  • 5 rooms: 29
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 28
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9 or more rooms: 12

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Swift Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 116
  • 3 bedrooms: 234
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swift Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 52
  • 3 bedrooms: 56
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Cars and other vehicles available in Swift Creek township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 113
  • 2 vehicles: 160
  • 3 vehicles: 86
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Cars and other vehicles available in Swift Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 51
  • 2 vehicles: 63
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Paper (3%)
  • Machinery (3%)
  • Chemicals (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electricians (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Swift Creek township:

  • United States or American (25.2%)
  • English (25.1%)
  • Irish (7.3%)
  • German (5.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.1%)
  • European (2.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.2%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (78%)
  • Canada (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 582 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 81 (12%)
  • Worked at home: 34 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

95.3% of residents of Swift Creek township speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,252
  • In family households: 1,058 (286 male householders, 73 female householders)
    307 spouses, 301 children (249 natural, 19 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 11 other relatives, 44 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 194 (83 male householders (63 living alone)), 82 female householders (74 living alone)), 29 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 166 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 66 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 137 1-person, 20 2-persons, 8 3-persons,

245 married couples with children.
41 single-parent households (16 men, 25 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

11.8%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Swift Creek township:

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