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People

Total Population 561
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 46%
Employed Population 16+ 173
Age of the Population 64

Families

% of people married 76.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56.8%
Median Earnings25+ $33,864
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,625
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 45 minutes
% Working from Home 15.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.3%
Median Gross Rent $833
Median House Value $262,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 0.5%
English 23.9%
Irish 14.6%

Beech Mountain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles E of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Avery
Standard Zip Codes 28604
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.21
Longitude -81.889

Beech Mountain 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 BANNER ELK
Distance 3.1 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 7.2 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
Station BOONE 1 SE
Distance 13.4 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Beech Mountain, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Balm (28604)

Elk Valley (28604)

Foscoe (28604)

Kellersville (28604)

Matney (28604)

Norwood Hollow (28604)

Rominger (28604)

White Rock (28604)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Banner Elk 1,078 $85,972
Blowing Rock 1,175 $68,125
Boone 17,802 $75,644
Elk Park 337 $24,853
Newland 725 $54,271
Seven Devils 228 $79,063
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