Demographics

People

Total Population1,578
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens42.5%
Employed Population 16+578
Age of the Population61

Families

% of people married37.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,950
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$13,304

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,455
% Above Poverty Level84.2%
% Below Poverty Level15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home13.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone52.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,060
Median House Value$194,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.4%
English16%
German14.2%
Irish12.7%
Scottish3.8%
French Except Basque2.7%
Dutch1.9%
Italian1.8%
Greek1%
Czech1%
Swiss0.9%
Polish0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Hungarian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
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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 Rock140$36,250
Columbus1,094$56,771
Hendersonville13,809$61,864
Lake Lure1,557$75,526
Laurel Park2,883$80,750
Saluda864$56,750

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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