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The Swampscott Census Designated Place had a population of 14,728 as of July 1, 2020. Swampscott ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Swampscott is located at latitude 42.4709 and longitude -70.9175 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Swampscott Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 3.69 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.
The Swampscott Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378237) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Swampscott: Swampscot.
|Total Population||14,728 (100%)|
|Population in Households||14,512 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||12,116 (82.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||216 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$112,512|
|Average Household Income||$161,656|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$64,560|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,229 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,338 (69.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,541 (24.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||350 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$521,038|
|Average Home Value||$588,555|
|Housing Affordability Index3||108|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.64%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.71%|
The table below compares Swampscott to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 79||68th|
|Population Density||# 26||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 35||86th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 126||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 31||88th|
|Diversity Index||# 117||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.