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People

Total Population 391
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 82
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.9%
Median Earnings25+ $18,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,094

Wealth

Median Family Income $19,423
% Above Poverty Level 34.7%
% Below Poverty Level 65.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $292
Median House Value $157,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 18.7%

Bakersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Mitchell
Standard Zip Codes 28705
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.015
Longitude -82.158

Bakersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CELO 2 S
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 46 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches
Station BANNER ELK
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 51 F
Jul Temp 57 to 69 F
Oct Temp 40 to 54 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Banner Elk 1,078 $85,972
Burnsville 1,702 $40,781
Crossnore 278 $46,696
Elk Park 337 $24,853
Newland 725 $54,271
Spruce Pine 2,257 $48,000
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Bakersville High Schools

MITCHELL HIGH
416 LEDGER SCHOOL RD
828-688-2101
Serves 724 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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