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Swea City is a city in Kossuth County.
The community name derives from "Svea," a nickname for Capt. R.E. Jensen, who brought Swedish families to the settlement in 1870
The latitude of Swea City is 43.384N. The longitude is -94.314W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 611.
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43% of Swea City residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swea City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swea City was $14,937, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Swea City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swea City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $223. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $438.
Libraries in Swea City include Swea City Public Library ... View libraries
Kossuth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swea City political report.
The average commute time for Swea City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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