In 2019, Swain County, NC had a population of 14.3k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $39,317. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Swain County, NC grew from 14,254 to 14,260, a 0.0421% increase and its median household income grew from $36,773 to $39,317, a 6.92% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Swain County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.17%), White (Hispanic) (2.44%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.96%). 0% of the households in Swain County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.3% of the residents in Swain County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Swain County, NC was $139,100, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%. Most people in Swain County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Swain County, NC was 2 cars per household.