Swift County is located in west-central Minnesota. The County Seat is Benson and the largest city is Benson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.swiftcounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,436 and the 2010 census population was 9,783. The land area is 742.08 square miles and there are 13.2 persons per square mile.
97.1% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 4.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 88.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 17% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $91,700, there are 4,315 households, an average of 2.19 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,750, the median household income is $48,026, and 9.8% of the persons in Swift County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 832. Retail sales (in $1000) were $80,615, and sales per capita were $7,272.
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