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Demographics

People

Total Population519
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens49.3%
Employed Population 16+191
Age of the Population65

Families

% of people married76%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$68,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,667
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home13.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$844
Median House Value$250,000

Ancestry

English21.8%
German19.7%
Irish16.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.6%
Scottish5%
Italian4.2%
Polish3.7%
French Except Basque2.9%
Welsh2.7%
Russian2.1%
Norwegian1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Arab0.8%
Greek0.8%
Lebanese0.8%
US/American0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Australian0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Iranian0.2%
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Beech Mountain Almanac

CategoryValue
County Watauga County
Standard Zip Codes28604
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.16
Approximate Longitude-81.87

Beech Mountain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBANNER ELK
Distance3.1 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
Distance7.2 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
StationBOONE 1 SE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 76 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Banner Elk1,256$88,393
Blowing Rock1,213$77,115
Boone18,241$65,074
Elk Park456$31,250
Newland874$53,125
Seven Devils279$93,750
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