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Demographics

People

Total Population1,966
Male Share of the Population44%
Female Share of the Population56%
Senior Citizens22.9%
Employed Population 16+792
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married42.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,565
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,724
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,950

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,500
% Above Poverty Level75.2%
% Below Poverty Level24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.2%
Median Gross Rent$641
Median House Value$111,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.7%
German17.8%
English11.4%
Irish6.1%
Scottish5.7%
French Except Basque3.2%
Italian2.6%
Dutch1.8%
Welsh1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Slovak0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Czech0.4%
African0.3%
Polish0.2%
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Drexel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burke County
P.O. Box Zip Codes28619
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.75
Approximate Longitude-81.6

Drexel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMORGANTON
Distance3.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 49 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationBLOWING ROCK 1 NW
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 76 F
Oct Temp41 to 60 F
Annual Precip67.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gamewell3,967$43,506
Hudson3,733$58,536
Morganton16,717$53,006
Rhodhiss1,026$38,750
Rutherford College1,434$57,768
Valdese4,467$56,206

Drexel Public Schools

Hallyburton Academy
205 South Main Street
ZIP: 28619
(828) 437-4184
Other
Total Enrollment 131
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