Swansea, SC Population

Population: 533
Males: 231 (43.3%), Females: 302 (56.7%)

Lexington County

Zip code: 29160

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $32,708
Median house value: $70,500

Races in Swansea:

  • White Non-Hispanic (51.0%)
  • Black (46.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Korean (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (25.1%), Subsaharan African (7.7%), German (7.5%), Irish (7.3%), English (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Elevation: 351 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Swansea

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swansea town

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Swansea:

  • LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • THREE RIVERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE LLC (about 18 miles; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • INTERMEDICAL HOSPITAL OF SC (about 21 miles; BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Swansea:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 14 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 26 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 47 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Swansea:

  • LEXINGTON COUNTY (about 4 miles; GASTON, SC; Abbreviation: 7J1)
  • CORPORATE (about 10 miles; PELION, SC; Abbreviation: 6J0)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 18 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CUB)
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 and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swansea:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 19 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 22 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 44 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)

Schools

Public high school in Swansea:

  • SWANSEA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 918; Location: 500 EAST FIRST STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Swansea:

  • SANDHILLS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 594; Location: 140 LEWIS RAFT ROAD; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • SANDHILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 130 LEWIS RAFT ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SWANSEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 1195 I.W. HUTTO ROAD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • SANDY RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: HCR 064; Grades: PK – 12)

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