County Government

As the result of a treaty in 1847, the Winnebago Indians located on lands west of the Mississippi River. A road was cut from the Mississippi River to the Winnebago agency which is, at present, Long Prairie. In addition to providing a route for bringing in the Winnebago, this roadway opened the opportunity for immigration and by the 1860's homesteaders began to settle in the area. In 1893, residents incorporated the Village of Swanville, a community of 180 citizens.

Swanville quickly took advantage of its location in the midst of hardwood forests which were interspersed with agricultural land. A railroad which ran from Little Falls to the Dakotas made transport of goods convenient. Hardwood lumber and agricultural products were shipped by rail.

A Swanville newspaper began publication in 1900. Social events have always been an important part of community life, from social dances and the building of a bandstand to the present day Swanville Carnival. The progressive attitude of Swanville is perhaps best demonstrated by the election of a female mayor, Isabelle Flood, in 1922. One of only two female mayors in the history of Morrison County, she held the office for three terms. Today Swanville continues as a progressive community known best for its production of turkeys.

Present day Swanville has a progressive City Council intent on bringing new industry to town. They have developed an industrial park on the north side of town which has two businesses located there already. The City Council has provided assistance to downtown businesses, enabling them to improve their buildings and because of this attitude the downtown area has been reborn.

Swanville Industrial Park

Population
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Population

Population2000201020202025
Swanville355350358362

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4222320
5-9212625
10-14232429
15-19341921
20-24241711
25-29162915
30-34232329
35-39291724
40-44182218
45-49162422
50-54282424
55-59222224
60-64252822
65-69172328
70-7491721
75-7981115
80-84958
85+666
18+258276276
Median Age374142

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Race

Swanville2020
Total358.000
White Alone98.050
Black Alone0.280
American Indian Alone0.280
Asian Alone0.280
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.280
Two or More Races0.840
Hispanic Origin3.630
Diversity Index10.100

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Growth Rate

Swanville2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families1%0%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households141141144145
Housing Units149157161163
Owner Occupied Units120121
Renter Occupied Units2424
Vacant Units1718

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Home Value

Swanville20202025
Median Home Value$203,846$228,846
Average Home Value$241,458$256,612
<$50,00065
$50,000 - $99,9991513
$100,000 - $149,9991816
$150,000 - $199,9992019
$200,000 - $249,9991313
$250,000 - $299,9991719
$300,000 - $399,9992124
$400,000 - $499,99956
$500,000 - $749,99945
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later1
2000-200924
1990-19998
1980-198926
1970-19798
1960-19695
1950-19596
1940-19493
1939 or Before64

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Income
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Income

Swanville20202025
Median Household$61,426$67,503
Average Household$73,598$79,670
Per Capita$26,344$28,790

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Household Income Base

Swanville2020
<$15,00012
$15,000 - $24,99917
$25,000 - $34,99910
$35,000 - $49,99921
$50,000 - $74,99922
$75,000 - $99,99924
$100,000 - $149,99926
$150,000 - $199,9999
$200,000+3

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+174
In-County Residents105
Out-of-County Residents69
Drive Alone129
Carpooled13
Public Transport0
Work at Home9
Less than 5 minutes31
5-9 minutes32
10-14 minutes2
15-19 minutes26
20-24 minutes26
25-29 minutes9
30-34 minutes16
35-39 minutes2
40-44 minutes1
45-59 minutes2
60-89 minutes5
90+ minutes13
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees217
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing20
Wholesale Trade20
  
Retail Trade36
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip6
Food & Beverage Stores20
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations10
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse39
Information2
  
Finance & Insurance10
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn6
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other4
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing2
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv0
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises2
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services70
HealthCare/Social Assist5
Arts/Entertainment/Rec0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs0
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places0
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin10
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp1

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Educational Attainment (25+)

Swanville2020
Some High School15
Graduated High School93
Associates Degree44
Bachelor's Degree27
Graduate Degree7

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses29
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus0
Manufacturing Bus3
Wholesale Trade Bus2
  
Retail Trade Bus7
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus0
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus2
Food & Beverage Stores Bus3
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus2
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus2
Information Bus1
  
Finance & Insurance Bus3
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus1
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus2
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus1
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus0
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus1
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus2
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus0
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus0
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus5
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus1

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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