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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.


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Median household income
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$49,851
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Swansea demographic reports

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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.

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27% of Swansea residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Swansea, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,179.


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Saint Clair County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swansea political report.

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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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