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People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

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

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

Bryson City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles SE of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Swain
Standard Zip Codes 28713
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.43
Longitude -83.447

Bryson City 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 OCONALUFTEE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 48 F
Apr Temp 37 to 69 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 71 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station CULLOWHEE
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Station ANDREWS
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alarka (28713)

Ela (28713)

Needmore (28713)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cullowhee 5,534 $0
Dillsboro 295 $48,750
Franklin 3,910 $38,259
Maggie Valley 1,533 $46,458
Sylva 2,597 $43,333
Webster 409 $57,500

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

Bryson City Public Libraries

Library
Fontana Regional Library
33 FRYEMONT STREET
Bryson City, North Carolina
(828) 488-2382
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Bryson City High Schools

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1415 FONTANA ROAD
828-488-2152
Serves 543 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

CHEROKEE EXTENSION HIGH
280 SCHOOL DRIVE
828-488-3129
Serves 57 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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