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People

Total Population 487
Male Share of the Population 38%
Female Share of the Population 62%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 148
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $23,333
% Above Poverty Level 49.5%
% Below Poverty Level 50.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.4%
Median Gross Rent $295
Median House Value $170,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 17%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 1,183 $82,500
Burnsville 1,653 $36,071
Crossnore 237 $65,250
Elk Park 411 $28,672
Newland 844 $54,375
Spruce Pine 2,444 $47,639

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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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