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People

Total Population 677
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 28.2%
Employed Population 16+ 246
Age of the Population 25

Families

% of people married 42.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 79.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,974
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 20.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 30.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.2%
Median Gross Rent $530
Median House Value $419,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 0%
English 20.8%
Irish 5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Montreat Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles E of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Buncombe
Metro Area Asheville
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28757
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.644
Longitude -82.303

Montreat Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BLACK MOUNTAIN 2 W
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Station SWANNANOA 2 SSE
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 75 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station MOUNT MITCHELL
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 51 F
Jul Temp 53 to 68 F
Oct Temp 38 to 56 F
Annual Precip 74.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asheville 86,789 $59,538
Biltmore Forest 1,474 $165,625
Black Mountain 8,079 $48,111
Chimney Rock 68 $47,500
Old Fort 1,033 $35,625
Weaverville 3,834 $56,406

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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