Demographics

People

Total Population6,139
Male Share of the Population45.8%
Female Share of the Population54.2%
Senior Citizens1.5%
Employed Population 16+2,169
Age of the Population20

Families

% of people married5.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,230
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,714
% Above Poverty Level58.7%
% Below Poverty Level41.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work28.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.3%
Median Gross Rent$634
Median House Value$223,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.7%
German12.5%
Irish6.7%
English5.4%
French Except Basque2.4%
Scottish2.3%
Italian2.3%
Polish1%
Egyptian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Dutch0.3%
British0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Greek0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Cullowhee Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyJackson County
Standard Zip Codes28723
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.31
Approximate Longitude-83.17

Cullowhee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCULLOWHEE
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches
StationHIGHLANDS
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp57 to 78 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip87.5 inches
StationCATALOOCHEE
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dillsboro247$70,250
Franklin3,943$44,161
Maggie Valley1,654$48,036
Sylva2,672$46,667
Waynesville9,898$54,914
Webster444$54,286

Cullowhee Public Schools

Cullowhee Valley School
240 Wisdom Drive
ZIP: 28723
(828) 293-5667
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
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