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Demographics

People

Total Population367
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+156
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married50%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.6%
Median Earnings25+$26,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,750
% Above Poverty Level78.7%
% Below Poverty Level21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$725
Median House Value$105,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.6%
Irish16.6%
German16.3%
English10.4%
Dutch10.1%
Scottish0.8%
African0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Russian0.3%
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Bostic Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rutherford County
Standard Zip Codes28018
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.36
Approximate Longitude-81.83

Bostic Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFOREST CITY 6 SW
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 50 F
Apr Temp42 to 71 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationSIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 52 F
Apr Temp43 to 74 F
Jul Temp65 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches
StationMARION 2 NW
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 69 F
Annual Precip54 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ellenboro1,267$29,583
Mooresboro503$46,850
Ruth446$55,556
Rutherfordton4,187$49,536
Spindale4,269$55,040

Bostic Public Schools

East Rutherford High School
331 East High Road
ZIP: 28018
(828) 245-6424
High
Total Enrollment 714
East Rutherford Middle School
259 East Church Street
ZIP: 28018
(828) 245-3750
Middle
Total Enrollment 605
Sunshine Elementary School
231 Toney Road
ZIP: 28018
(828) 245-0658
Primary
Total Enrollment 208

Bostic Private Schools

Glenwood Christian Academy
461 Bostic Sunshine Highway
ZIP: 28018
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
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