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People

Total Population 7,320
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 3,750
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31%
Median Earnings25+ $36,316
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,205
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,288

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,940
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.7%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $176,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 15%
Irish 16.8%

Fletcher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Henderson
Standard Zip Codes 28732
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.43
Longitude -82.501

Fletcher 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 FLETCHER 2 NE
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station HENDERSONVILLE 1 NE
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station SWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 75 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Carolina Hills (28732)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asheville 85,783 $59,947
Biltmore Forest 1,459 $170,000
Chimney Rock 111 $65,795
Hendersonville 13,350 $50,763
Laurel Park 2,696 $75,441
Saluda 596 $47,188

Fletcher Hospitals

PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
NAPLES RD BOX 1569
(828) 684-8501
Emergency Service: Yes

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