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Demographics

People

Total Population1,999
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens32.3%
Employed Population 16+580
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married36.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12%
Median Earnings25+$22,340
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,909
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,500
% Above Poverty Level73.8%
% Below Poverty Level26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.2%
Median Gross Rent$606
Median House Value$109,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26%
German9.6%
English8.8%
Irish8.1%
Scottish5%
Polish1.7%
French Except Basque1.2%
Welsh0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Serbian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Croatian0.7%
Italian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Canadian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
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Taylorsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Alexander County
Standard Zip Codes28681
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.92
Approximate Longitude-81.17

Taylorsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationW KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp23 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationLENOIR
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Catawba600$59,773
Claremont1,455$66,792
Conover8,263$53,404
Hickory40,274$55,213
North Wilkesboro4,266$33,405
Wilkesboro3,552$64,306

Taylorsville Public Libraries

Alexander County Library
77 1ST AVE SW
Taylorsville, North Carolina
(828) 632-4058

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Taylorsville Public Schools

Alexander Central High
223 School Drive
ZIP: 28681
(828) 632-7063
High
Total Enrollment 1601
Bethlehem Elementary
7900 Nc Hwy 127
ZIP: 28681
(828) 495-8198
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Ellendale Elementary
175 Ellendale Park Lane
ZIP: 28681
(828) 632-4866
Primary
Total Enrollment 323
Sugar Loaf Elementary
3600 Nc Hwy 16n
ZIP: 28681
(828) 632-2192
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Taylorsville Elementary
100 7th Street Sw
ZIP: 28681
(828) 632-3072
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
West Alexander Middle
85 Bulldog Lane
ZIP: 28681
(828) 495-4611
Middle
Total Enrollment 523
Wittenburg Elementary
7300 Church Road
ZIP: 28681
(828) 632-2395
Primary
Total Enrollment 339
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