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People

Total Population 2,257
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 924
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,103
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,262
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,000
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $125,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 11.4%

Spruce Pine Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Mitchell
Standard Zip Codes 28777
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.915
Longitude -82.064

Spruce Pine 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 CELO 2 S
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 46 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches
Station GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance 19 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 MORGANTON
Distance 25.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bakersville 391 $19,423
Banner Elk 1,078 $85,972
Burnsville 1,702 $40,781
Crossnore 278 $46,696
Marion 7,948 $37,426
Newland 725 $54,271

Spruce Pine Hospitals

SPRUCE PINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
125 HOSPITAL DR
(828) 765-4201
Emergency Service: Yes

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