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Swanton, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Swanton had a population of 2,383 as of July 1, 2016. Swanton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Swanton is located at latitude 44.9245 and longitude -73.1194 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Swanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.

The Village of Swanton (GNIS ID: 2378328) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Swanton is located within Town of Swanton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Swanton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swanton: Swanton Village.

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Swanton, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,383
Population in Households 2,366
Population in Familes 1,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 3,133
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,008
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 660
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 655 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $180,676
Average Home Value $189,939


Median Household Income $49,088
Average Household Income $58,543
Per Capita Income $24,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.1%
Households 0.14% 0.24%
Families 0.67% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Swanton, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swanton to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 85th
Population Density1 # 4 98th
Diversity Index2 # 16 88th
Median Household Income # 55 55th
Per Capita Income # 74 39th

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