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Swartz, Louisiana

Swartz
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Ouachita
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Coordinates
Area 13.5 sq mi (35 km2)
 - land 13.5 sq mi (35 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 4,536 (2010)
Density 336 / sq mi (129.7 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location of Swartz in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Swartz First Baptist Church maintains a large congregation for a small community.

Swartz is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ouachita Parish in northeastern Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,536 in the 2010 census, an increase of 289 or 6.8 percent over the 2000 population.[1] It is part of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable people 3
  • References 4

Geography

Swartz is located at (32.566128, -91.991557).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.5 square miles (35 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 4,247 people, 1,557 households, and 1,250 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 314.7 people per square mile (121.6/km²). There were 1,642 housing units at an average density of 121.7 per square mile (47.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.10% White, 6.80% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.78% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.62% of the population.

There were 1,557 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,645, and the median income for a family was $50,682. Males had a median income of $32,006 versus $25,305 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,058. About 5.9% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

Swartz is the residence of Vance McAllister, the former Republican U.S. Representative from Louisiana's 5th congressional district and a Monroe-area businessman.

References

  1. ^ "Swartz, Louisiana". city-data.com. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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