Homes For Sale in Swansea, SC
Swansea, South Carolina has some beautiful homes.
Swansea is also in a convenient location where you can easily drive North to the city of Gaston, and keep going to South Carolina’s capital city Columbia. Additionally, Swansea is close to the neighboring city Pelion which is only a short drive Northwest, as well as Red Bank, which is slightly further North from Pelion.
Swansea started out as a stopping point for the Southbound Railroad, also later knwon as the Seabound Airline Railroad. Originally a stop for the Southbound Railroad (later the Seaboard Airline Railroad). The railroad stop helped it grow into a tiny town. It is located in the South part of Lexington County and has great homes, amenities, restaurants, and includes grocery stores, banks, gas stations and churches.
Swansea is very small with a population around 1,000, so it has that small-town feel, with the advantage of being close to nearby towns including South Carolina’s capital city. This means you can live in a small-town area, but still have easy access to busier cities when living in Swansea.
The town hosts parties for the Swansea Fall Festival and Rodeo every year, which makes living there special and fun.
Swansea has many great houses for sale, and is a wonderful place to live. You can visit the area and decide for yourself.
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The town’s elevation is 354 feet and it has an area of 2.139 miles.
Swansea’s unemployment rate is 3.7%, which is 2.3% lower than the United States average of 6%. Jobs aren’t flocking to the area however and jobs there have gone down by .1% as of this post.
Cost of Living:
Swansea is a very cost-effective place to live in the U.S., and is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average cost of living.
In the previous President election, Lexington county, where Swansea sites, voted majority Republican.
Commute to work:
The average commute in Swansea is 30.7 minutes, compared to the U.S. average of 26.4.
Swansea Real Estate:
Swansea is a more affordable place to live than many areas in the U.S. The median home cost in Swansea at the time of this writing was $91,700, with homes average appreciation over the past 10 years at 5.8%.
You can search the Swansea MLS real estate database and look for Swansea homes for sale here. View property information and search homes in the area here: