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Demographics

People

Total Population522
Male Share of the Population43.3%
Female Share of the Population56.7%
Senior Citizens29.5%
Employed Population 16+157
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married42.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$31,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,464
% Above Poverty Level62.5%
% Below Poverty Level37.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home10.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.7%
Median Gross Rent$295
Median House Value$181,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.9%
Irish23.4%
English12.8%
German12.1%
Scottish5.6%
Italian1.1%
Austrian1%
Swedish1%
French Except Basque0.6%
Polish0.6%
Dutch0.4%
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Bakersville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mitchell County
Standard Zip Codes28705
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.01
Approximate Longitude-82.15

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 Elk1,451$79,167
Burnsville1,788$55,761
Crossnore192$88,125
Elk Park687$33,913
Newland942$48,958
Spruce Pine2,089$45,288

Bakersville Public Schools

Bowman Middle
410 S Mitchell Avenue
ZIP: 28705
(828) 766-3370
Middle
Total Enrollment 240
Gouge Elementary
134 Laurel Street
ZIP: 28705
(828) 766-2260
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Mitchell High
416 Ledger School Rd
ZIP: 28705
(828) 766-3400
High
Total Enrollment 551
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