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People

Total Population 513
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 33.3%
Employed Population 16+ 159
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,750
% Above Poverty Level 81.3%
% Below Poverty Level 18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $94,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 7.8%

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

Fries Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NW of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Grayson
Standard Zip Codes 24330
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.716
Longitude -80.978

Fries 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 GALAX RADIO WBRF
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station MOUNT AIRY 2 W
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station BLAND
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stevens Creek (24330)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Galax 6,876 $42,616
Hillsville 2,701 $44,620
Independence 1,211 $27,917
Rural Retreat 1,559 $63,529
Wytheville 8,154 $53,031

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

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