Banner Elk strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
Comparing Banner Elk to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||28 miles E of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||86 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28604|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||28691|
|Phone Area Codes||828|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|Station||BOONE 1 SE|
|Jan Temp||20 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||51.5 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.65|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||15||1.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||958|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||14.4%|
|French (except Basque)||1.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Banner Elk, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Balm (28604)
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