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People

Total Population 1,511
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 655
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $32,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,104
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,208
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.8%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $110,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 11.3%

Glen Alpine Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles E of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Burke
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28628
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.728
Longitude -81.779

Glen Alpine 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 MORGANTON
Distance 6.3 miles
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 HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 51 F
Jul Temp 57 to 69 F
Oct Temp 40 to 54 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Drexel 1,662 $50,769
Gamewell 3,996 $45,568
Marion 7,948 $37,426
Morganton 16,816 $46,462
Rutherford College 1,092 $61,071
Valdese 4,468 $52,885
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