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Swansea is a village in Saint Clair County, in the Saint Louis metro area.
The latitude of Swansea is 38.533N. The longitude is -89.988W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 545 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,589.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Swansea demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Clair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62269 ZIP code.
36% of Swansea residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swansea ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swansea was $25,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Swansea residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swansea, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,179.
Saint Clair County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swansea political report.
The average commute time for Swansea workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Swansea between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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