Yancey County, NC

Population 17,814

Yancey County, NC Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 16.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.1%

Registered Offenders

51.48% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

143 Found nearby

Unemployment

Low 4.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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9 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 9 K-12 public schools in Yancey County, NC and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Yancey County's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
2 Private Schools

Arthur Morgan School

Yancey County Christian School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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58 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$329,000 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    32.5%
  • Rented
    16.7%
  • Owned
    50.8%

51 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Yancey County, NC issued 51 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 51 permits, 48 were issued for single family homes and 3 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Yancey County, NC issued 44 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 44 permits, 38 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $514
  • 1 Bedroom: $517
  • 2 Bedrooms: $671
  • 3 Bedrooms: $886
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,067

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Environmental Hazards

143 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

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

  • January 37.37°
  • February 38.65°
  • March 46.35°
  • April 56.23°
  • May 62.75°
  • June 69.88°
  • July 74.52°
  • August 72.13°
  • September 65.2°
  • October 53.5°
  • November 44.85°
  • December 37.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Yancey County, NC

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Yancey County, NC: $36,993

Unemployment

Unemployment in Yancey County is 4.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.21%
White Collar - 49.79%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Yancey County, NC

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all