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Demographics

People

Total Population1,408
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+596
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married56.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$32,037
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,125
% Above Poverty Level79.6%
% Below Poverty Level20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$653
Median House Value$109,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.8%
German11.4%
Irish8.7%
English7.1%
Scottish2.1%
Italian1.9%
French Except Basque1.7%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch1%
Canadian0.9%
Greek0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Serbian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Glen Alpine Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burke County
P.O. Box Zip Codes28628
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.73
Approximate Longitude-81.79

Glen Alpine 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
Distance6.3 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
Distance22.2 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
StationGRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp36 to 51 F
Jul Temp57 to 69 F
Oct Temp40 to 54 F
Annual Precip62.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Drexel1,828$56,477
Gamewell3,979$41,432
Marion7,752$40,470
Morganton16,478$52,880
Rutherford College1,143$56,500
Valdese4,408$54,563
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