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People

Total Population 2,062
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 719
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 36.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $26,480
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,100
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,673
% Above Poverty Level 67.6%
% Below Poverty Level 32.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $602
Median House Value $111,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 11.9%

Taylorsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Alexander
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
Standard Zip Codes 28681
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.921
Longitude -81.176

Taylorsville 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 W KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 17.4 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 LENOIR
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

All Healing Springs (28681)

Ellendale (28681)

Kilby (28681)

Liledown (28681)

Little River (28681)

Millersville (28681)

Paynes Store (28681)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Catawba 706 $56,563
Claremont 1,546 $67,692
Conover 8,200 $47,190
Hickory 40,108 $53,788
North Wilkesboro 4,262 $29,375
Wilkesboro 3,559 $45,721

Taylorsville Public Libraries

Library
Alexander County Library
115 FIRST AVENUE SW
Taylorsville, North Carolina
(828) 632-4058
Library Web Site

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Taylorsville High Schools

ALEXANDER CENTRAL HIGH
241 SCHOOL AVENUE SW
828-632-7063
Serves 1,558 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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