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Demographics

People

Total Population2,211
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+887
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,349
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,719

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,227
% Above Poverty Level70.1%
% Below Poverty Level29.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone35.7%
Median Gross Rent$511
Median House Value$124,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.4%
English12%
German8.3%
Irish7.8%
Scottish7.3%
Ukrainian3%
French Except Basque2%
Swedish1.3%
Polish1%
Italian0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
African0.1%
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Spruce Pine Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mitchell County
Standard Zip Codes28777
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.91
Approximate Longitude-82.06

Spruce Pine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCELO 2 S
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip58.8 inches
StationGRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Distance19 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
StationMORGANTON
Distance25.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bakersville616$33,375
Banner Elk1,256$88,393
Burnsville1,674$47,917
Crossnore243$54,167
Marion7,873$38,717
Newland874$53,125

Spruce Pine Hospitals

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, Inc
(Non-profit)
125 Hospital Drive
(828) 765-4201

Spruce Pine Public Schools

Deyton Elementary
308 Harris Street
ZIP: 28777
(828) 766-2070
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
Greenlee Primary
2206 Carters Ridge Road
ZIP: 28777
(828) 766-9562
Primary
Total Enrollment 272
Harris Middle
121 Harris Street
ZIP: 28777
(828) 766-3340
Middle
Total Enrollment 259
Mayland Early College
264 Mayland Dr
ZIP: 28777
(828) 766-3794
High
Total Enrollment 102

Spruce Pine Private Schools

Altapass Christian School
50 Altapass Trl
ZIP: 28777
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 10
Spruce Pine Montessori School
67 Walnut Ave
ZIP: 28777
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Tri-county Christian School
207 Pinebridge Ave
ZIP: 28777
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 29
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