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Census Data for Swaim ...

As far as we can tell, Swaim has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Swaim, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Huntsville193,079   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

Jackson County ...

Swaim is located in Jackson County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Jackson County.

Population Rings for Swaim ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Swaim and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Swaim. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Swaim, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2833-2.12%
10 mi   [16 km]41,590-2.15%
15 mi   [24 km]63,231-2.03%
20 mi   [32 km]1019,813-1.05%
25 mi   [40 km]2242,157---
30 mi   [48 km]30254,891+5.47%

Miscellaneous Information for Swaim ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Jackson County or the community of Swaim:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Swaim:

GNIS ID for Swaim: 157133

GNIS ID for Jackson County: 161561

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 071 (Jackson County)

Place Code: 74232 (Swaim)

State & County Code: 01/071 (Alabama / Jackson County)

State & Place Code: 01/74232 (Alabama / Swaim)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Swaim is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Swaim.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Swaim. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Swaim. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Swaim) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swaim. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8695, Longitude: -86.1983     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swaim have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Swaim.