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Demographics

People

Total Population98
Male Share of the Population57.1%
Female Share of the Population42.9%
Senior Citizens37.8%
Employed Population 16+52
Age of the Population58

Families

% of people married59.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$13,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,875
% Above Poverty Level84.7%
% Below Poverty Level15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.8%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$235,700

Ancestry

German38.8%
Irish22.4%
English19.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.1%
Danishn5.1%
Welsh5.1%
Italian4.1%
Scottish2%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch2%
Ukrainian1%
Canadian1%
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Chimney Rock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rutherford County
P.O. Box Zip Codes28720
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.45
Approximate Longitude-82.25

Chimney Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 75 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip52.4 inches
StationFLETCHER 2 NE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationASHEVILLE RGNL AP
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Black Mountain8,168$50,889
Columbus1,349$45,469
Fletcher7,547$73,750
Lake Lure1,363$75,875
Montreat521$91,250
Old Fort1,136$28,750
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