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People

Total Population 1,474
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 31.8%
Employed Population 16+ 577
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 71.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 81.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $165,625
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 11.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,667
Median House Value $839,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0.2%
English 23.4%
Irish 8.9%

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

Biltmore Forest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles S of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Buncombe
Metro Area Asheville
Standard Zip Codes 28803
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.533
Longitude -82.528

Biltmore Forest 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 ASHEVILLE
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station FLETCHER 2 NE
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station SWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 75 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asheville 86,789 $59,538
Black Mountain 8,079 $48,111
Chimney Rock 68 $47,500
Fletcher 7,394 $72,120
Montreat 677 $66,974
Weaverville 3,834 $56,406

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

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