Demographics

People

Total Population1,669
Male Share of the Population46.1%
Female Share of the Population53.9%
Senior Citizens36.3%
Employed Population 16+594
Age of the Population58

Families

% of people married33.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50.8%
Median Earnings25+$29,102
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,344
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,844
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone49%
Median Gross Rent$1,087
Median House Value$173,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.3%
English16.2%
German15.2%
Irish15.2%
Scottish4.1%
African2.4%
French Except Basque2%
Italian1.5%
Dutch1.2%
Polish1.1%
Swiss1%
Greek0.9%
Slovak0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
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Tryon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes28782
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.2
Approximate Longitude-82.23

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)

StationTRYON
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp30 to 52 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip65.4 inches
StationSIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 52 F
Apr Temp43 to 74 F
Jul Temp65 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches
StationGRNVL SPART AP GREER
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp50 to 71 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chimney Rock88$31,750
Columbus1,339$50,521
Hendersonville13,620$51,104
Lake Lure1,418$74,643
Laurel Park2,738$78,406
Saluda830$54,063

Tryon Public Schools

Tryon Elementary School
100 School Place
ZIP: 28782
(828) 859-6584
Primary
Total Enrollment 436

Tryon Private Schools

Tryon Seventh-day Adventist School
2820 Lynn Rd
ZIP: 28782
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
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