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Demographics

People

Total Population3,290
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+1,259
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.9%
Median Earnings25+$27,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,059
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,341

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,344
% Above Poverty Level76.8%
% Below Poverty Level23.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$705
Median House Value$98,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.5%
German5.1%
English4.7%
Irish4.4%
Italian3.6%
Lebanese1.3%
Arab1.3%
African1.2%
Scottish0.9%
Czech0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Polish0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
Russian0.4%
Hungarian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Spencer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rowan County
Standard Zip Codes28159
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.69
Approximate Longitude-80.43

Spencer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSALISBURY
Distance2.8 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationSALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationALBEMARLE
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 51 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cooleemee875$42,125
East Spencer1,465$31,417
Faith865$60,089
Granite Quarry2,966$51,413
Rockwell1,891$57,750
Salisbury33,674$42,155

Spencer Public Schools

North Rowan Elementary
600 Charles St
ZIP: 28159
(704) 639-3042
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
North Rowan High
300 North Whitehead Ave
ZIP: 28159
(704) 636-4420
High
Total Enrollment 698
North Rowan Middle
512 Charles St
ZIP: 28159
(704) 639-3018
Middle
Total Enrollment 517
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