Swan, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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The City of Swan had a population of 74 as of July 1, 2018. Swan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Swan is located at latitude 41.4675 and longitude -93.3096 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Swan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 778 feet.

The City of Swan (GNIS ID: 2396013) 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 City of Swan is located within Township of Pleasant Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Swan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swan: North Fork English River.

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Swan, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 74
Population in Households 74
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 5


Median Household Income $63,942
Average Household Income $83,721
Per Capita Income $34,008


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $221,154


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.33% 0.27%
Households 0.41% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.89%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Swan, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swan to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 912 10th
Population Density # 948 6th
Diversity Index # 860 15th
Median Household Income # 204 80th
Per Capita Income # 191 81st

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