Spruce Pine, North Carolina

Population 2,424

Spruce Pine is located in Mitchell County, NC. The population is 2,424, making Spruce Pine the largest city in Mitchell County.

There are 4 public schools in Spruce Pine with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Spruce Pine is moderate , and there are 21 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Spruce Pine is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Spruce Pine property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Spruce Pine include Grassy Creek Township, Snow Creek Township and Ingalls Township.

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School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 23.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.5%

Crime Rate

4.08% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 731
  • Violent Crimes: 146
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 292
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

84.37% Higher than national avg.
  • 21 offenders in Spruce Pine
  • 86.63 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

124 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 113


Moderate 4.2%
  • North Carolina unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 4 K-12 public schools in Spruce Pine, NC and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Spruce Pine's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
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3 Private Schools

Altapass Christian School

Spruce Pine Montessori School

Tri-county Christian School

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21 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $547
  • 1 Bedroom: $550
  • 2 Bedrooms: $724
  • 3 Bedrooms: $895
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,143

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Environmental Hazards

124 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Spruce Pine, NC has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Spruce Pine, NC is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Spruce Pine, NC is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 39.25°
  • February 42.57°
  • March 50.64°
  • April 59.83°
  • May 67.54°
  • June 75.82°
  • July 78.15°
  • August 77.04°
  • September 71.07°
  • October 59.7°
  • November 49.35°
  • December 37.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Spruce Pine, NC

Spruce Pine, NC has a low risk of earthquakes.
Spruce Pine, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Spruce Pine, NC has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Spruce Pine, NC has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Spruce Pine, NC: $31,039


Unemployment in Spruce Pine is 4.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 58.74%
White Collar - 41.26%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

City Representatives

  • Mark Meadows

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

4 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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