In 2020, Swain County, NC had a population of 14.2k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $45,554. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Swain County, NC declined from 14,260 to 14,241, a −0.133% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,317 to $45,554, a 15.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Swain County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (28.3%), White (Hispanic) (3.62%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.88%).
None of the households in Swain County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.4% of the residents in Swain County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Swain County, NC was $149,300, and the homeownership rate was 74.8%.
Most people in Swain County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Swain County, NC was 2 cars per household.