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Demographics

People

Total Population7,547
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+3,944
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34%
Median Earnings25+$40,895
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,380

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,750
% Above Poverty Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,105
Median House Value$186,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.1%
English12.9%
Irish11.6%
Italian4.1%
French Except Basque3.4%
Scottish3.2%
Swedish2%
Norwegian1.8%
Polish0.9%
Russian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Ukrainian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Australian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
German0.1%
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Fletcher Almanac

CategoryValue
County Henderson County
Standard Zip Codes28732
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.43
Approximate Longitude-82.5

Fletcher Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFLETCHER 2 NE
Distance1.7 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
StationHENDERSONVILLE 1 NE
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip56.6 inches
StationSWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance11.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Asheville87,531$61,870
Biltmore Forest1,516$177,750
Chimney Rock98$31,875
Hendersonville13,548$49,895
Laurel Park2,633$69,904
Saluda758$47,232

Fletcher Public Schools

Cane Creek Middle
570 Lower Brush Creek Road
ZIP: 28732
(828) 628-0824
Middle
Total Enrollment 654
Fletcher Elementary
500 Howard Gap Road
ZIP: 28732
(828) 684-0580
Primary
Total Enrollment 485

Fletcher Private Schools

Captain Gilmer School
257 Doelger Dr
ZIP: 28732
Elementary
Total Enrollment 90
Fletcher Academy
185 Fletcher Academy Dr
ZIP: 28732
Secondary
Total Enrollment 158
Veritas Christian Academy
17 Cane Creek Rd
ZIP: 28732
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 345
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