Mcdowell County, NC

Population 44,999

Mcdowell County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 17.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.6%

Registered Offenders

56.10% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

358 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 4.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 13 K-12 public schools in Mcdowell County, NC and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Mcdowell County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

148 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$272,000 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    16%
  • Rented
    24.7%
  • Owned
    59.3%

106 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Mcdowell County, NC issued 106 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Mcdowell County, NC issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $569
  • 1 Bedroom: $572
  • 2 Bedrooms: $671
  • 3 Bedrooms: $836
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,095

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Environmental Hazards

358 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Mcdowell County, NC has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Mcdowell County, NC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.02 Average
    Mcdowell County, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.12°
  • February 40.43°
  • March 47.5°
  • April 56.88°
  • May 64.26°
  • June 72.34°
  • July 74.52°
  • August 73.66°
  • September 67.48°
  • October 55.33°
  • November 46.4°
  • December 38.08°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Mcdowell County, NC

Earthquakes
Mcdowell County, NC has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Mcdowell County, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Mcdowell County, NC has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Mcdowell County, NC has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Mcdowell County, NC: $37,590

Unemployment

Unemployment in Mcdowell County is 4.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.33%
White Collar - 45.67%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

36 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all