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Swanzey is a town in Cheshire County, in the Keene metro area.
The community was named for Swansea, MA
The latitude of Swanzey is 42.869N. The longitude is -72.282W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,800.
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6% of Swanzey residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swanzey ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swanzey was $20,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Swanzey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Swanzey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $488. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,069.
Cheshire County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swanzey political report.
The average commute time for Swanzey workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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