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Demographics

People

Total Population1,363
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens43.9%
Employed Population 16+448
Age of the Population63

Families

% of people married70.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44%
Median Earnings25+$32,228
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,909
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,536

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,875
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home17.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23%
Median Gross Rent$870
Median House Value$323,400

Ancestry

English21.6%
German21.6%
Irish14.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.9%
Scottish5.6%
French Except Basque4%
Italian2.9%
Polish2.7%
Norwegian1.2%
Arab1.2%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.9%
Belgian0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Russian0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Austrian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Lake Lure Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rutherford County
Standard Zip Codes28746
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.44
Approximate Longitude-82.2

Lake Lure Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance13.9 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
StationHENDERSONVILLE 1 NE
Distance15.3 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
StationFLETCHER 2 NE
Distance15.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Black Mountain8,168$50,889
Chimney Rock98$31,875
Columbus1,349$45,469
Old Fort1,136$28,750
Ruth446$55,556
Rutherfordton4,187$49,536

Lake Lure Public Schools

Lake Lure Classical Academy
2520 Memorial Highway
ZIP: 28746
(828) 625-9292
Other
Total Enrollment 372
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