Swain County, NC

Population 13,995

Swain County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.3%

Registered Offenders

43.17% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

93 Found nearby

Unemployment

Low 4.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 6 K-12 public schools in Swain County, NC and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Swain County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
1 Private School

Grace Christian Academy

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$389,900 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    38.3%
  • Rented
    18.6%
  • Owned
    43.1%

50 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Swain County, NC issued 50 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Swain County, NC issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $573
  • 1 Bedroom: $589
  • 2 Bedrooms: $671
  • 3 Bedrooms: $845
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,067

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Environmental Hazards

93 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Swain County, NC has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Swain County, NC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.51 Average
    Swain County, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 38.32°
  • February 42.5°
  • March 50.92°
  • April 60.5°
  • May 68.74°
  • June 76.96°
  • July 78.66°
  • August 79.08°
  • September 72.22°
  • October 59.72°
  • November 49.15°
  • December 37.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Swain County, NC

Earthquakes
Swain County, NC has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Swain County, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Swain County, NC has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Swain County, NC has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Swain County, NC: $33,598

Unemployment

Unemployment in Swain County is 4.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.97%
White Collar - 47.03%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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