The unemployment rate in Swain County is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Swain County jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Swain County's cost of living is 19.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Swain county remained very strongly Republican, 58.9% to 39.3%. More Voting Stats
Swain County's population is 14,208 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Swain County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.
Swain County public schools spend $9,888 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Swain County. More Education