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Demographics

People

Total Population3,967
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+1,483
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married55.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,386
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,658
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,832

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,506
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.4%
Median Gross Rent$656
Median House Value$101,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
German15.9%
Irish11.9%
English11.6%
Scottish7.7%
Polish2.9%
Dutch2.4%
Italian2.3%
French Except Basque0.5%
Welsh0.3%
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Gamewell Almanac

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Gamewell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLENOIR
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches
StationMORGANTON
Distance10.2 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
StationBLOWING ROCK 1 NW
Distance20.3 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
Drexel1,966$51,500
Hudson3,733$58,536
Lenoir17,956$44,550
Morganton16,717$53,006
Rutherford College1,434$57,768
Valdese4,467$56,206
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