Gamewell strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Gamewell to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||47 miles NW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||61 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Metro Area||Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir|
|Standard Zip Codes||28645|
|Phone Area Codes||828|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||26 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||49.2 inches|
|Jan Temp||25 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||49.6 inches|
|Station||BLOWING ROCK 1 NW|
|Jan Temp||21 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||67.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.8|
|American Indian & Alaskan||9||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||50||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,866|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||19.3%|
|Trinidadian and Tobagonian||0.8%|
|French (except Basque)||0.6%|
According to the US Postal Service, Gamewell, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Brown Mountain Beach (28645)
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Fultondale, Alabama||87.2||24.8%||14.9%||10.9%||26||$44,073||6%||8.4%||6,595||11%||62.9||0.3%||4.9|
|2. Weaver, Alabama||86.5||23.2%||12.1%||12.9%||26||$42,917||5.8%||12.9%||2,619||9.4%||71||0.3%||8|
|3. Carter Lake, Iowa||84.8||20.2%||12%||8.6%||20||$42,794||6.3%||3.3%||3,248||7.1%||59.4||0.5%||6.2|
|4. Watervliet, Michigan||77||27.9%||13.6%||8.7%||21||$42,391||6.1%||2.6%||1,843||6.9%||69.5||0.5%||6|
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