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Swink is a town in Otero County.
The community was named for George Washington Swink, grower and local politician
The latitude of Swink is 38.014N. The longitude is -103.627W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,121 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 691.
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25% of Swink residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Swink ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Swink was $19,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Swink residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Swink, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $744.
Libraries in Swink include Swink School/Public Library ... View libraries
Otero County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Swink political report.
The average commute time for Swink workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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