Watauga County, NC

Population 51,514

Watauga County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 12%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 38.9%

Registered Offenders

51.41% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

312 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 4.1%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 11 K-12 public schools in Watauga County, NC and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Watauga County's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
1 Private School

Mountain Pathways School

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Crime view details

50 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$379,500 compared to August 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    38.4%
  • Rented
    25.4%
  • Owned
    36.2%

243 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Watauga County, NC issued 243 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 243 permits, 126 were issued for single family homes and 117 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Watauga County, NC issued 278 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 278 permits, 206 were issued for single family homes and 72 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $590
  • 1 Bedroom: $705
  • 2 Bedrooms: $925
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,255
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,354

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Environmental Hazards

312 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Watauga County, NC
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Watauga County, NC has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Watauga County, NC is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.78 Average
    Watauga County, 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 Watauga County, NC

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Watauga County, NC: $39,443

Unemployment

Unemployment in Watauga County is 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 7.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.64%
White Collar - 59.36%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Retirement Home view all