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People

Total Population 1,624
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 32.3%
Employed Population 16+ 638
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 33.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,315
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,579
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.9%
Median Gross Rent $790
Median House Value $179,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 12.3%

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

Tryon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 28782
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.208
Longitude -82.238

Tryon 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 TRYON
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 65.4 inches
Station SIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 74 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Station GRNVL SPART AP GREER
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chimney Rock 68 $47,500
Columbus 1,161 $42,969
Hendersonville 13,457 $49,695
Lake Lure 1,409 $72,813
Laurel Park 2,765 $71,932
Saluda 656 $46,484

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

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