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People

Total Population 295
Male Share of the Population 55.6%
Female Share of the Population 44.4%
Senior Citizens 18.3%
Employed Population 16+ 188
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.8%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $220,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 10.2%

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

Dillsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles W of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jackson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28725
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.369
Longitude -83.252

Dillsboro 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 CULLOWHEE
Distance 4.6 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 CATALOOCHEE
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 46 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station MT LECONTE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 49 to 69 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 81.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cullowhee 5,534 $0
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/.

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