Swift County MN Information


Swift County Subdivisions

Swift County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,505
Population in Households 9,355
Population in Familes 7,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 4,162
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,612
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,125 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,037 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 673 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $120,131
Average Home Value $221,960


Median Household Income $47,221
Average Household Income $59,001
Per Capita Income $25,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.68% -0.5%
Households -0.41% -0.36%
Families -0.55% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Swift County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swift County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 71 20th
Population Density1 # 68 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 54 38th
Median Household Income # 59 33rd
Per Capita Income # 41 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.