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People

Total Population 844
Male Share of the Population 55.9%
Female Share of the Population 44.1%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 380
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,375
% Above Poverty Level 72.3%
% Below Poverty Level 27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.7%
Median Gross Rent $622
Median House Value $144,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.5%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 7%

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

Newland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Avery
Standard Zip Codes 28657
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.087
Longitude -81.927

Newland 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 GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance 5.6 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
Station BLOWING ROCK 1 NW
Distance 13.4 miles
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
Station BOONE 1 SE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Newland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Altamont (28657)

Beech Bottom (28657)

Chestnut Dale (28657)

Cranberry Gap (28657)

Frank (28657)

Hughes (28657)

Ingalls (28657)

Pyatte (28657)

Roaring Creek (28657)

Senia (28657)

Spear (28657)

Stamey Branch (28657)

Three Mile (28657)

Valley (28657)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bakersville 487 $23,333
Banner Elk 1,183 $82,500
Beech Mountain 571 $74,479
Crossnore 237 $65,250
Elk Park 411 $28,672
Seven Devils 240 $99,688

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

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