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People

Total Population 3,346
Male Share of the Population 55.1%
Female Share of the Population 44.9%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,263
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 48.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,023
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $819
Median House Value $118,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 6.2%

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

Maiden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Catawba
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
Standard Zip Codes 28650
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.575
Longitude -81.211

Maiden 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 LINCOLNTON 4 W
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 14.6 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 GASTONIA
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Catawba 688 $59,886
Claremont 1,394 $63,281
Conover 8,221 $47,075
Lincolnton 10,696 $47,579
Long View 5,050 $36,522
Newton 12,980 $38,683

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

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518 NORTH C AVENUE
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Serves 597 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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