From a total population of 14,070, Swain County has a median age of 40.3. The average age of males, in Swain County, is 39.3 while the average age of females is 41. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Swain County is 2.5 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Swain County, is $19,312 while the average household income is $34,632. When comparing the median income of people living in Swain County to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Swain County is $6,296 less.