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People

Total Population 1,681
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 37.7%
Employed Population 16+ 712
Age of the Population 59

Families

% of people married 34.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.1%
Median Earnings25+ $28,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,273
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.9%
Median Gross Rent $658
Median House Value $174,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 9.9%

Tryon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 28782
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.208
Longitude -82.238

Tryon 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 TRYON
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 65.4 inches
Station SIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 74 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Station GRNVL SPART AP GREER
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches

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Location Population Median Family Income
Chimney Rock 111 $65,795
Columbus 1,506 $41,250
Hendersonville 13,350 $50,763
Lake Lure 1,375 $67,656
Laurel Park 2,696 $75,441
Saluda 596 $47,188
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