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People

Total Population 2,444
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,007
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,639
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $545
Median House Value $129,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.6%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 10.9%

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

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 487 $23,333
Banner Elk 1,183 $82,500
Burnsville 1,653 $36,071
Crossnore 237 $65,250
Marion 7,914 $33,912
Newland 844 $54,375

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

Spruce Pine Hospitals

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

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  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
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  • A.S. - Healthcare Information Technology
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  • A.S.- Health Sciences (Pharmacy Technician)
  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
  • Gives online students live student support for technical or course questions.
  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
Programs
  • Visual Arts (BFA)
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  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
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Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Online Master of Business Administration
  • Online Master of Information
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.

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