Swansea employment information

IndexSwanseaSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,903$25,521$29,829
Median household income$32,130$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,250$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,000$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$21,625$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$22,396$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.0%17.2%15.1%
The Swansea, SC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Swansea is $17,903, which is 30% lower than than the South Carolina average and 40% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,130, which is 31% lower than than the South Carolina average and 42% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Swansea is 4%, which is 5% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Swansea is 19% which is 26% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$21,417$32,130$64,260
City
$31,262$46,898$93,796
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Swansea is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Swansea is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Swansea is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Swansea is 26% higher than the national average.

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Swansea median earnings by income bracket

Swansea employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%2.0%
Manufacturing sector25.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.2%12.7%
Wholesale & retail services28.3%13.2%
Public administration8.7%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%0.5%
Education, health & social services4.6%39.6%
Other11.6%15.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pine Ridge, SC2,138$75,26836%
Pelion, SC707$62,65613%
Red Bank, SC9,006$46,59316%
Neeses, SC318$46,42916%
Livingston, SC157$44,28620%
Swansea, SC893$32,13042%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grace, ID893$48,25013%
Briny Breezes, FL893$38,27431%
Woodville, AL893$33,61139%
Tesuque, NM894$68,43824%
Cheyenne Wells, CO894$46,14617%
Swansea, SC893$32,13042%
Source: The Swansea, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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