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Demographics

People

Total Population5,556
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens2.3%
Employed Population 16+1,834
Age of the Population20

Families

% of people married8.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50.5%
Median Earnings25+$28,052
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,390

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,671
% Above Poverty Level58.6%
% Below Poverty Level41.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work36.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone46.9%
Median Gross Rent$590
Median House Value$194,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.6%
German14.4%
Irish8.7%
English4.3%
Scottish2.9%
Italian2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Egyptian1.1%
Arab1.1%
Swiss0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
British0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Polish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
African0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Cullowhee Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson 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
Dillsboro232$50,313
Franklin3,930$38,906
Maggie Valley1,767$45,278
Sylva2,599$46,098
Waynesville9,788$45,208
Webster438$56,500

Cullowhee Public Schools

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