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People

Total Population 7,394
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,696
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.8%
Median Earnings25+ $40,164
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,360
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,366

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,120
% Above Poverty Level 93.2%
% Below Poverty Level 6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,010
Median House Value $178,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 14.6%
Irish 13.5%

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

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 86,789 $59,538
Biltmore Forest 1,474 $165,625
Chimney Rock 68 $47,500
Hendersonville 13,457 $49,695
Laurel Park 2,765 $71,932
Saluda 656 $46,484

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

Fletcher Hospitals

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

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