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Demographics

People

Total Population1,568
Male Share of the Population44.2%
Female Share of the Population55.8%
Senior Citizens34%
Employed Population 16+624
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married33.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,991
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$10,703

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,944
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone49%
Median Gross Rent$929
Median House Value$189,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.9%
German15.1%
English14.8%
Irish14.5%
Scottish4.6%
Dutch1.6%
Italian1.5%
Swiss1.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
African1.5%
Czech1.1%
Polish1.1%
Slovak0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
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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 Rock98$31,875
Columbus1,349$45,469
Hendersonville13,548$49,895
Lake Lure1,363$75,875
Laurel Park2,633$69,904
Saluda758$47,232

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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