Swifton, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Swifton Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Swifton Content

Also See: Swifton, AR ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Swifton, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Swifton had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2016. Swifton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Swifton is located at latitude 35.8243 and longitude -91.1297 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Swifton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The City of Swifton (GNIS ID: 2405555) 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 Swifton is located within Township of Glass, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Swifton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Swifton, AR Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | AR Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Glass | Jackson County | Arkansas Counties

Search the map for:

Swifton, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 1,000
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,866
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 413
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $44,586
Average Home Value $58,482


Median Household Income $27,802
Average Household Income $38,723
Per Capita Income $16,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.68% 1.42%
Households 3.81% 1.55%
Families 3.61% 1.29%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
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.

Swifton, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swifton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 212 61st
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 457 16th
Median Household Income # 480 11th
Per Capita Income # 471 13th

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

Arkansas Research Tools

Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Arkansas Census Data
Highest or Lowest: