Swain County

  1. Swain County Legal Resources
  2. Swain County Statistics
  3. Swain County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Swain County Employment Information
  5. Swain County Family Information
  6. Swain County Education Information
  7. Swain County Business Information
  8. Swain County Public Benefits Information
  9. Swain County Criminal Information
  10. Swain County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Swain County Cities
  12. Swain County Zip Codes


Swain County Legal Resources

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Swain County Government Website

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Swain County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 12,968
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 184 / 167 / 0
  • Land Area (2000): 1,367.775 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 32.487 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 7,000.000 acres (28.322 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 83
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 49.40%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 4.80%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $66,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / public use) (2000): 2,000,000 / 1,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 47.40%
  • Physicians (2004): 19
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (25)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 2,732
  • Federal Spending (2004): $112,025
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Swain County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 7,105
Building Permits Issued (2006): 122
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $24,643

Swain County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 0 0.00%
 Rural, Farm 252 0.97%
 Rural, Non-farm 25,768 99.03%

Swain County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Employment Information

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Swain County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 5,848 5,109 739 12.64% 130
1991 6,183 5,237 946 15.30% 157
1992 6,361 5,200 1,161 18.25% 185
1993 6,142 5,171 971 15.81% 161
1994 6,012 5,081 931 15.49% 158
1995 5,960 4,942 1,017 17.07% 174
1996 6,139 5,022 1,117 18.20% 185
1997 6,356 5,247 1,108 17.44% 177
1998 5,874 5,105 769 13.10% 133
1999 6,190 5,494 696 11.24% 115
2000 6,197 5,643 554 8.94% 89
2001 6,669 6,131 538 8.06% 81
2002 6,643 6,076 567 8.53% 86
2003 6,732 6,195 538 7.99% 81
2004 6,672 6,188 484 7.26% 73
2005 6,910 6,432 477 6.91% 70
2006 7,279 6,872 408 5.60% 56
2007 7,565 7,112 453 5.99% 60
2008 7,615 7,065 550 7.22% 72
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 7,435 6,643 792 10.65% 107
Feb 2008 7,360 6,646 714 9.70% 97
Mar 2008 7,426 6,771 655 8.82% 88
Apr 2008 7,439 6,945 494 6.64% 66
May 2008 7,545 7,097 448 5.94% 59
Jun 2008 7,776 7,299 477 6.13% 61
Jul 2008 8,041 7,564 477 5.93% 59
Aug 2008 7,839 7,371 468 5.97% 60
Sep 2008 7,672 7,249 423 5.51% 55
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Swain County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 964 17.15%
2. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 558 9.93%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 374 6.65%
4. Public Administration 336 5.98%
5. Educational Services 286 5.09%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 220 3.91%
7. Repair and Maintenance 202 3.59%
8. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 184 3.27%
9. Wood Manufacturing 170 3.02%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 128 2.28%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 126 2.24%
12. Mining 120 2.13%
13. Utilities 118 2.10%
14. Health Care 116 2.06%
15. Truck Transportation 114 2.03%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 96 1.71%
17. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 76 1.35%
18. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 76 1.35%
19. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 72 1.28%
20. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 72 1.28%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 878 17.20%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 838 16.42%
3. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 622 12.19%
4. Educational Services 526 10.31%
5. Public Administration 374 7.33%
6. Social Assistance 360 7.05%
7. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 138 2.70%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 126 2.47%
9. Finance and Insurance 98 1.92%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 74 1.45%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 70 1.37%
12. Info Services and Data Processing 66 1.29%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 64 1.25%
14. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 62 1.21%
15. Department and Other General Stores 56 1.10%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 54 1.06%
17. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 42 0.82%
18. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 38 0.74%
19. Apparel Manufacturing 36 0.71%
20. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 36 0.71%

Swain County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 354 6.30%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 324 5.76%
3. Other Management Occupations 284 5.05%
4. Other Construction Trades 262 4.66%
5. Other Production Occupations 262 4.66%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 248 4.41%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 216 3.84%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 174 3.09%
9. Vehicle Mechanics 174 3.09%
10. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 160 2.85%
11. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 152 2.70%
12. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 152 2.70%
13. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 150 2.67%
14. Carpenters 144 2.56%
15. Woodworkers 134 2.38%
16. Religious Workers 120 2.13%
17. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 114 2.03%
18. Other Personal Care, Not child care 114 2.03%
19. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 106 1.89%
20. Other Office and Admin Support 102 1.81%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 408 7.99%
2. Secretaries and Admins 340 6.66%
3. Cashiers 334 6.54%
4. Other Management Occupations 300 5.88%
5. Other Office and Admin Support 264 5.17%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 248 4.86%
7. Registered Nurses 240 4.70%
8. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 226 4.43%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 224 4.39%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 204 4.00%
11. Child Care Workers 194 3.80%
12. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 190 3.72%
13. Other Food Preparation and Servers 174 3.41%
14. Waiters and Waitresses 118 2.31%
15. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 112 2.19%
16. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 102 2.00%
17. Other Personal Care, Not child care 96 1.88%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 94 1.84%
19. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 92 1.80%
20. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 90 1.76%

Swain County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 11,064 53.99%
15-35 hours 1,706 8.32%
1-14 hours 298 1.45%
No regular hours 7,425 36.23%

Swain County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 452 4.46%
5 AM-5:29 AM 220 2.17%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 500 4.93%
6 AM-6:29 AM 758 7.48%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,024 10.10%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,735 17.12%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,671 16.49%
8 AM-8:29 AM 956 9.43%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 536 5.29%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 548 5.41%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 190 1.87%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 116 1.14%
Noon-3:59 PM 906 8.94%
4 PM-11:59 PM 522 5.15%

Swain County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 644 6.35%
5-9 1,810 17.86%
10-14 1,821 17.97%
15-19 1,555 15.34%
20-24 1,521 15.01%
25-29 452 4.46%
30-34 1,201 11.85%
35-39 218 2.15%
40-44 110 1.09%
45-59 418 4.12%
60-89 146 1.44%
At least 90 238 2.35%

Swain County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 2 0.02% 7,801 76.98%
30-44 2 0.02% 1,527 15.07%
45-59 0 0.00% 418 4.12%
At least 60 0 0.00% 384 3.79%

Swain County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,629 15.52%
 Car / truck / van, solo 8,089 77.07%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 146 1.39%
 Public transportation 4 0.04%
 Walked 266 2.53%
 Worked at home 362 3.45%

Swain County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Family Information

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Households (2000): 10,262 (25,104 people)
Families (2000): 7,372 (21,424 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,440
People at same address in 1995: 16,400

Swain County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,486 14.41%
$10,000-$14,999 1,064 10.32%
$15,000-$19,999 910 8.83%
$20,000-$24,999 1,124 10.90%
$25,000-$29,999 742 7.20%
$30,000-$34,999 634 6.15%
$35,000-$39,999 746 7.24%
$40,000-$44,999 672 6.52%
$45,000-$49,999 568 5.51%
$50,000-$59,999 746 7.24%
$60,000-$74,999 638 6.19%
$75,000-$99,999 584 5.66%
$100,000-$124,999 175 1.70%
$125,000-$149,999 68 0.66%
$150,000-$199,999 90 0.87%
$200,000 or more 62 0.60%

Swain County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,326 25.81%
 Family, 2 people 1,732 33.72%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 153 2.98%
 Family, 3 people 848 16.51%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 17 0.33%
 Family, 4 people 630 12.26%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 7 0.14%
 Family, 5 people 302 5.88%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.04%
 Family, 6 people 77 1.50%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 42 0.82%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Swain County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 7,874 28.73%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,043 11.10%
Public Assistance 234 0.85%
Retirement 1,583 5.78%
Self Employment 1,283 4.68%
Social Security 3,376 12.32%
Supplemental Security 588 2.15%
Wage / Salary 7,451 27.18%
Other 1,977 7.21%

Swain County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,554 63.74%
 With children under 18 2,022 36.26%

Swain County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,155 11.53%
 Married 6,412 63.99%
 Never Married 2,242 22.37%
 Widowed 212 2.12%

Swain County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,297 11.98%
 Married 6,417 59.27%
 Never Married 1,782 16.46%
 Widowed 1,330 12.29%

Swain County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Education Information

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Swain County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,852 9.40%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 4,178 21.20%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,168 31.30%
 Some college, no degree 3,746 19.01%
 Associate degree 1,276 6.48%
 Bachelors degree 1,753 8.90%
 Graduate or professional degree 730 3.71%

Swain County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 336 2.59% 112 0.86% 448 3.45%
Kindergarten 404 3.12% 32 0.25% 436 3.36%
Grades 1-4 1,325 10.22% 110 0.85% 1,435 11.07%
Grades 5-8 1,342 10.35% 16 0.12% 1,358 10.47%
Grades 9-12 1,592 12.28% 2 0.02% 1,594 12.29%
Undergrad college 638 4.92% 138 1.06% 776 5.98%
Graduate or professional school 74 0.57% 26 0.20% 100 0.77%
Total 5,711 44.04% 436 3.36% 6,147 47.40%

Swain County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $16,260,000
Retail sales (2002): $93,951,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $379,584,000
Retired workers (2005): 2,005

Swain County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 2 1 3 3
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 0 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 0 4 4 5
1999 - Construction 8 6 10 4 3
1999 - Educational Services 1 0 0 2 0
1999 - Finance & Insurance 1 0 3 0 6
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 6 2 8 7 9
1999 - Information 0 0 0 0 4
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Manufacturing 1 0 5 2 2
1999 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3 1 12 7 14
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 1 0 3 3 2
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3 1 0 1 2
1999 - Retail Trade 4 9 21 25 42
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 2 1 0 0
1999 - Unclassified 1 2 0 0 0
1999 - Utilities 1 0 0 0 0
1999 - Wholesale Trade 2 1 2 4 2
1999 - Total 38 26 70 62 96
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 1 6 1 1
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 1 0 0
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 7 4 3
2000 - Construction 7 3 8 12 4
2000 - Educational Services 0 0 2 0 1
2000 - Finance & Insurance 0 0 3 1 6
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 1 0 14 8 7
2000 - Information 2 0 0 2 2
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Manufacturing 0 2 3 4 1
2000 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3 2 7 9 17
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 2 2 2 1 4
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 1 1 2 2
2000 - Retail Trade 11 9 30 29 24
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 0 1 0 1
2000 - Unclassified 3 0 1 0 0
2000 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 0
2000 - Wholesale Trade 2 2 3 3 2
2000 - Total 36 24 89 77 75
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 0 1 2 6 3
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 1 0
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 4 6 3
2001 - Construction 8 4 15 4 7
2001 - Educational Services 0 0 2 1 0
2001 - Finance & Insurance 1 0 1 4 5
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 6 4 8 9 9
2001 - Information 1 0 0 0 6
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Manufacturing 2 1 1 4 2
2001 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 1 1 11 8 16
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 3 1 2 3 3
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 1 0 4 1 3
2001 - Retail Trade 11 11 26 22 35
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 0 1 0 1
2001 - Unclassified 0 1 1 0 0
2001 - Utilities 2 0 0 1 0
2001 - Wholesale Trade 0 2 2 3 3
2001 - Total 36 27 80 73 96
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 0 3 5 3
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 0 1
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 2 4 4 4
2002 - Construction 3 9 6 14 6
2002 - Educational Services 0 0 0 1 2
2002 - Finance & Insurance 1 0 3 3 5
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 3 2 8 8 14
2002 - Information 1 1 3 0 3
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Manufacturing 0 1 4 4 0
2002 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 2 5 6 6 19
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 2 1 3 2 5
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 1 2 1 1 5
2002 - Retail Trade 18 21 19 27 28
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 0 1 0 1
2002 - Unclassified 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 3
2002 - Wholesale Trade 1 0 4 1 3
2002 - Total 35 44 65 76 102
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 3 3 2 2
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 2 0 0 0
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 5 2 2 3 5
2003 - Construction 8 7 8 8 10
2003 - Educational Services 1 1 1 1 1
2003 - Finance & Insurance 1 1 3 3 5
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 1 11 10 10 6
2003 - Information 1 0 0 2 6
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Manufacturing 0 1 4 2 2
2003 - Mining 1 0 0 0 0
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4 3 10 6 11
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 2 3 2 2 4
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 0 2 1 3 5
2003 - Retail Trade 9 11 21 27 39
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 3 0 0 0
2003 - Unclassified 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 1 0 0 2
2003 - Wholesale Trade 0 1 3 4 3
2003 - Total 37 52 68 73 101
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 0 0 4 4 1
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 0 0 0
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 3 3 5 5
2004 - Construction 7 9 9 11 7
2004 - Educational Services 0 0 2 1 0
2004 - Finance & Insurance 1 1 3 4 5
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 1 1 11 10 5
2004 - Information 0 1 2 2 3
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Manufacturing 1 0 4 2 4
2004 - Mining 0 1 0 0 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 0 3 6 8 16
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 1 1 4 1 3
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3 2 3 0 3
2004 - Retail Trade 5 7 33 22 31
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 1 0 0 0
2004 - Unclassified 1 0 0 0 0
2004 - Utilities 0 2 0 0 0
2004 - Wholesale Trade 0 0 3 2 4
2004 - Total 22 32 87 72 87
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 1 0 2 6
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 1 0 0
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 2 6 4 2
2005 - Construction 6 6 10 7 10
2005 - Educational Services 0 0 1 1 0
2005 - Finance & Insurance 1 0 6 3 4
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 0 2 11 7 8
2005 - Information 0 0 0 1 6
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Manufacturing 0 2 5 1 4
2005 - Mining 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 1 2 9 4 16
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 0 0 3 4 1
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 0 4 4 2
2005 - Retail Trade 10 14 19 21 35
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Unclassified 0 1 0 0 0
2005 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Wholesale Trade 0 1 4 2 2
2005 - Total 25 31 79 61 96

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Public Benefits Information

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Swain County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 20,786 81.75%
 Below Poverty Level 4,640 18.25%

Swain County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1972 $453 $45 $1,635 $2 $0 $166 $2,256 $1,233 $584 $282
1973 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1974 $227 $222 $1,430 $0 $0 $154 $1,811 $1,154 $370 $851
1975 $371 $164 $2,403 $0 $0 $239 $3,013 $1,496 $368 $371
1976 $347 $201 $2,311 $0 $0 $124 $2,782 $1,780 $1,879 $1,501
1977 $404 $219 $2,317 $0 $0 $319 $3,040 $2,693 $2,077 $442
1978 $435 $241 $3,095 $0 $0 $309 $3,839 $2,246 $2,044 $230
1979 $461 $306 $3,240 $0 $0 $403 $4,104 $2,365 $2,010 $132
1980 $503 $260 $3,800 $0 $0 $614 $4,917 $2,958 $3,400 $291
1981 $527 $306 $4,900 $0 $0 $661 $6,088 $3,256 $3,178 $530
1982 $618 $340 $4,815 $0 $0 $723 $6,156 $3,275 $2,953 $621
1983 $652 $325 $7,005 $0 $0 $636 $8,293 $3,263 $3,091 $646
1984 $668 $471 $4,772 $0 $0 $692 $6,132 $3,692 $2,909 $601
1985 $700 $615 $5,080 $0 $0 $1,387 $7,167 $4,417 $2,726 $925
1986 $731 $688 $5,989 $0 $0 $1,145 $7,865 $4,762 $7,069 $1,123
1987 $757 $767 $7,813 $0 $0 $2,079 $10,649 $5,262 $6,096 $957
1988 $804 $1,021 $8,026 $0 $0 $1,428 $10,258 $5,739 $5,737 $4,925
1989 $776 $979 $8,278 $0 $0 $1,474 $10,528 $6,180 $1,574 $808
1990 $1,139 $1,204 $11,714 $0 $0 $1,471 $14,324 $6,529 $5,512 $3,553
1991 $1,257 $1,051 $10,719 $0 $0 $1,635 $13,611 $6,886 $5,447 $1,395
1992 $1,552 $1,258 $9,480 $0 $0 $2,308 $13,340 $7,120 $5,341 $1,559
1993 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1994 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1995 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1996 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1997 $1,827 $1,621 $12,648 $0 $0 $1,282 $15,757 $8,544 $6,663 $1,662
1998 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1999 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $2,938 $2,209 $15,889 $0 $0 $4,053 $22,880 $13,695 $5,788 $2,856


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1972 $1,605 $53 $23 $36 $0 $1 $2,192
$30 $325 $26 $5 $0 $88
1973 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1974 $1,428 $81 $45 $59 $0 $7 $2,029
$42 $109 $16 $0 $0 $242
1975 $2,039 $159 $44 $61 $0 $7 $2,909
$69 $183 $19 $0 $0 $328
1976 $1,992 $256 $48 $124 $0 $61 $3,003
$68 $203 $10 $0 $0 $241
1977 $3,508 $94 $39 $100 $0 $86 $4,730
$82 $218 $161 $2 $0 $440
1978 $2,793 $101 $26 $219 $0 $44 $4,177
$83 $261 $104 $0 $0 $546
1979 $2,897 $121 $29 $284 $0 $287 $4,371
$83 $280 $98 $4 $0 $288
1980 $3,303 $166 $283 $302 $0 $154 $5,391
$103 $309 $223 $2 $0 $546
1981 $3,853 $168 $311 $250 $0 $52 $5,827
$109 $409 $213 $4 $0 $458
1982 $3,799 $158 $958 $279 $0 $76 $6,444
$131 $414 $195 $4 $0 $430
1983 $3,905 $220 $201 $286 $0 $55 $5,886
$136 $407 $205 $4 $0 $467
1984 $4,474 $176 $186 $382 $0 $75 $6,737
$181 $445 $191 $4 $0 $623
1985 $4,915 $342 $81 $486 $0 $71 $7,279
$237 $492 $178 $3 $0 $474
1986 $5,485 $217 $79 $509 $0 $75 $8,605
$259 $491 $414 $365 $0 $711
1987 $6,254 $254 $231 $564 $0 $128 $10,379
$318 $622 $538 $3 $0 $1,467
1988 $7,004 $284 $501 $621 $0 $122 $11,026
$362 $685 $554 $3 $0 $890
1989 $7,586 $345 $157 $709 $0 $142 $11,595
$442 $689 $449 $3 $0 $1,073
1990 $12,359 $327 $132 $780 $0 $220 $16,758
$421 $803 $77 $150 $0 $1,489
1991 $11,365 $344 $137 $903 $0 $188 $16,260
$520 $992 $498 $2 $0 $1,311
1992 $9,108 $454 $179 $1,067 $0 $165 $14,901
$549 $1,100 $366 $0 $0 $1,913
1993 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1994 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1995 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1996 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1997 $10,406 $621 $211 $1,401 $25 $238 $18,618
$724 $1,694 $385 $1 $0 $2,912
1998 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1999 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $14,243 $898 $289 $2,887 $0 $329 $25,319
$665 $2,079 $364 $0 $0 $3,565

Swain County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 38
Swain County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Swain County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,689 13.02%
10-19 Years 1,846 14.24%
20-29 Years 1,489 11.48%
30-39 Years 1,711 13.19%
40-49 Years 1,876 14.47%
50-59 Years 1,699 13.10%
60-69 Years 1,261 9.72%
70-79 Years 878 6.77%
80-89 Years 445 3.43%
90+ Years 74 0.57%

Swain County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 6,305 48.62%
 Female 6,663 51.38%

Swain County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 8,544 65.89%
 Amerindian 3,711 28.62%
 Multiracial 279 2.15%
 African-American 214 1.65%
 Hispanic/Latino 191 1.47%
 Asian 20 0.15%
 Other Race 9 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Swain County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,744 22.75%
2. Irish 2,184 18.11%
3. German 1,816 15.06%
4. English 1,550 12.85%
5. Scotch Irish 1,370 11.36%
6. French Non-Basque 473 3.92%
7. Scottish 438 3.63%
8. Dutch 388 3.22%
9. Italian 302 2.50%
10. Norwegian 104 0.86%

Swain County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 23,184 94.74%
2. Other Native North American 758 3.10%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 342 1.40%
4. German 86 0.35%
5. French 72 0.29%
6. Korean 14 0.06%
7. Tagalog 10 0.04%
8. Polish 4 0.02%

Swain County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 25,770 99.04%
 Naturalized immigrant 118 0.45%
 Not a citizen 132 0.51%

Swain County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Swain County Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Swain County Cities

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Swain County Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

28702 28713 28719