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People

Total Population 1,375
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 37.8%
Employed Population 16+ 453
Age of the Population 61

Families

% of people married 62.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.8%
Median Earnings25+ $29,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,558
Median Earnings With High School Degree $13,958

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,656
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 13%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $317,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 25.5%
Irish 12.7%

Lake Lure Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Rutherford
Standard Zip Codes 28746
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.427
Longitude -82.205

Lake Lure 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 SWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance 13.9 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
Station HENDERSONVILLE 1 NE
Distance 15.3 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 FLETCHER 2 NE
Distance 15.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
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Chimney Rock 111 $65,795
Columbus 1,506 $41,250
Old Fort 965 $46,713
Ruth 416 $50,385
Rutherfordton 4,208 $49,704
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