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Who Lives Here

Swannanoa Demographics

Education

High School

46%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

72%

3 people

13%

4 people

11%

5 people

1%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

60%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

5%

150-200k

1%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

6%

20-45

37%

45-65

31%

65+

19%

Getting Around Swannanoa

Swannanoa Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

25%

15-30 Mins

63%

30-40 Mins

10%

40-60 Mins

2%

60+ Mins

1%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1515

Walk Score®

Percentage: 1414

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Restaurant, Art, Parks

Things To Do In Swannanoa

Top Score

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 100% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 100% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pets may want to go elsewhere for their fur-ever home.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Swannanoa Education

Schools

Top Schools in Swannanoa

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Living in Swannanoa, NC

The small town of Swannanoa, North Carolina is home to approximately 4,000 people. With an average age of just over 41, the town's population is somewhat older than other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 36% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $749 a month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in North Carolina. Each month, renters in Swannanoa will pay around $182 less compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 19 minutes, shorter than most cities in the state, Swannanoa residents are well aware that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 50% of workers, while public transportation is not used. Not many residents walk to work.

If you're looking for career options, Swannanoa has plenty. The four most common industries are retail, entertainment, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 31% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. Swannanoa workers take home an average annual income of nearly $47K, around $21,000 less than the average North Carolina resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Swannanoa has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (29%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 14% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.