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People

Total Population487
Male Share of the Population38%
Female Share of the Population62%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+148
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married51.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.7%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$23,333
% Above Poverty Level49.5%
% Below Poverty Level50.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$295
Median House Value$170,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.3%
US/American0%
English10.3%
Irish17%

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

Bakersville Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City91 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
CountyMitchell
Standard Zip Codes28705
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude36.015
Longitude-82.158

Bakersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCELO 2 S
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip58.8 inches
StationBANNER ELK
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp57 to 77 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationGRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp36 to 51 F
Jul Temp57 to 69 F
Oct Temp40 to 54 F
Annual Precip62.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Banner Elk1,183$82,500
Burnsville1,653$36,071
Crossnore237$65,250
Elk Park411$28,672
Newland844$54,375
Spruce Pine2,444$47,639

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

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Bakersville High Schools

MITCHELL HIGH
416 LEDGER SCHOOL RD
828-688-2101
Serves 724 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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