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Demographics

People

Total Population874
Male Share of the Population58.2%
Female Share of the Population41.8%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+394
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$24,732
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,954

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,125
% Above Poverty Level77%
% Below Poverty Level23%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.6%
Median Gross Rent$653
Median House Value$123,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.7%
English15.7%
Irish7.8%
Scottish2.9%
Arab1.8%
Egyptian1.8%
Polish1.3%
Norwegian1%
Dutch1%
Italian0.9%
Russian0.7%
French Except Basque0.5%
German0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
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Newland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Avery County
Standard Zip Codes28657
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.08
Approximate Longitude-81.92

Newland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance5.6 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
StationBLOWING ROCK 1 NW
Distance13.4 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
StationBOONE 1 SE
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 76 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bakersville616$33,375
Banner Elk1,256$88,393
Beech Mountain519$76,667
Crossnore243$54,167
Elk Park456$31,250
Seven Devils279$93,750

Newland Public Schools

Avery County High
401 Avery County High School R
ZIP: 28657
(828) 733-0151
High
Total Enrollment 386
Avery High Stem Academy
401 Avery County High School R
ZIP: 28657
(828) 733-0151
High
Total Enrollment 174
Avery High Viking Academy
401 Avery County High School R
ZIP: 28657
(828) 733-0151
High
Total Enrollment 76
Avery Middle
102 Old Montezuma Road
ZIP: 28657
(828) 733-0145
Middle
Total Enrollment 292
Blue Ridge Academy
76 Old Montezuma Road
ZIP: 28657
(828) 733-3567
Other
Total Enrollment 22
Newland Elementary
750 Linville Street
ZIP: 28657
(828) 733-4911
Primary
Total Enrollment 270
Riverside Elementary
8020 Us 19e Hwy South
ZIP: 28657
(828) 737-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 147
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