Demographics

People

Total Population345
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens20.6%
Employed Population 16+136
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,528
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,389

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,000
% Above Poverty Level73.6%
% Below Poverty Level26.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.8%
Median Gross Rent$541
Median House Value$90,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.3%
Irish13%
German13%
English12.2%
Italian3.5%
Polish2.6%
Scottish2.6%
Swedish1.4%
Czech1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Greek0.6%
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Watauga Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCarter County
Standard Zip Codes37694
Phone Area Codes
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude36.36
Approximate Longitude-82.29

Watauga Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationELIZABETHTON
Distance3.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.8 inches
StationBRISTOL TRI CITY AP
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationBANNER ELK
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp57 to 77 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bluff City1,867$48,399
Bristol26,766$55,795
Elizabethton13,555$44,345
Johnson City66,037$59,670
Jonesborough5,321$65,821
Unicoi3,556$54,135
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