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Swansboro is a town in Onslow County, in the Jacksonville metro area.

The community was named for Samuel Swann, colonial legislator.

The latitude of Swansboro is 34.687N. The longitude is -77.119W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,334.


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Median household income
Local
$37,740
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Swansboro demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Swannsborough
Local festivals include:
  • Mullet Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Swansboro web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hammocks Beach State Park

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Onslow County
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Swansboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Onslow County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jacksonville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28584 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Swansboro residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swansboro ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swansboro was $19,625, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

25% of Swansboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Swansboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.


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Libraries in Swansboro include Swansboro Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Swansboro include Swansboro Tideland News

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Politics

Onslow County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swansboro political report.

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The average commute time for Swansboro workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Swansboro include Best Western Silver Creek Inn.

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