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Swartz Creek is a city in Genesee County, in the Flint metro area.
The community was named after the creek, which was named after German word for "black"
The latitude of Swartz Creek is 42.957N. The longitude is -83.83W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,247.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Swartz Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Genesee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Flint area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48473 ZIP code.
19% of Swartz Creek residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swartz Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swartz Creek was $22,046, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Swartz Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swartz Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $901.
Libraries in Swartz Creek include Swartz Creek-Perkins Library ... View libraries
Genesee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swartz Creek political report.
The average commute time for Swartz Creek workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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