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Swanton, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Swanton had a population of 2,397 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swanton: Swanton Village.

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Swanton, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,397
Daytime Population: Workers 931
Daytime Population: Residents 1,230
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 2,377
Population in Familes 1,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 3,151
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,232
Average Household Income $62,814
Per Capita Income $26,114


Total Housing Units 1,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 648 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $181,468
Average Home Value $191,487


Total Households 1,009
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 654
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.14%
Households 0.14% 0.24%
Families 0.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

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, 2017 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 # 18 86th
Population Density # 4 98th
Diversity Index # 19 84th
Median Household Income # 53 57th
Per Capita Income # 76 38th

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