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Swea City is a city in Kossuth County.

The community name derives from "Svea," a nickname for Capt. R.E. Jensen, who brought Swedish families to the settlement in 1870

The latitude of Swea City is 43.384N. The longitude is -94.314W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 611.


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Median household income
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$28,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Swea City demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Reynolds
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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43% of Swea City residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swea City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swea City was $14,937, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Swea City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Swea City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $223.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $438.


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Kossuth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swea City political report.

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The average commute time for Swea City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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