Spruce Pine, NC Demographic Data

Spruce Pine, NC Summary

Spruce Pine is located in Mitchell County in North Carolina
  • Population: 2,424
  • Area: 3.98 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 3.98 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 609.19 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,529.53 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Spruce Pine, NC Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,161
53%
50.8
Male
1,050
48%
49.2
Total Population
2,211
 
323,128,000

Spruce Pine, NC Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
152
6.9% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
171
7.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
156
7.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
112
5.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
124
5.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
365
16.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
273
12.3% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
186
8.4% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
159
7.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
128
5.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
147
6.6% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
151
6.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
87
3.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,676
75.8%
77.2
Female
867
51.7%
51.3
Male
809
48.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,609
72.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
444
20.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
385
17.4%
15.2
Female
212
55.1%
55.8
Male
173
44.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

Spruce Pine, NC Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,205
99.7% 
96.8
White
2,179
98.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
8
0.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
10
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
8
0.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
8
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
0
0.0% 
5.1
Two or More Races
6
0.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
218
9.9% 
17.8
Mexican
206
9.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
12
0.5% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
0
0.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,993
90.1% 
82.2

Spruce Pine, NC Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
177
11.8% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
172
11.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
473
31.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
287
19.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
170
11.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
146
9.8% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
71
4.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
349
23.3%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,147
76.7%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
217
14.5%
31.2

Spruce Pine, NC Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
495
28.6%
33.7%
Now Married
759
43.8%
47.5
Divorced
201
11.6%
11.0%
Separated
87
5.0%
2.0
Widowed
190
11.0
5.8%

Spruce Pine, NC Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,811
88.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
248
12.0%
21.6%
Spanish
175
8.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
65
3.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
8
0.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.1%

Spruce Pine, NC Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
148
17.1%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
123
14.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
98
11.4%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
129
14.9%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
99
11.5%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
112
13.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
65
7.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
29
3.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
51
5.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
9
1.0%
6.4
Median household income
31,039
 
57,617
Per capita income
19,693
 
31,128

Spruce Pine, NC Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
73
8.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
71
8.0%
9.8
Construction
107
12.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
161
18.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
27
3.0%
6.6
Information
4
0.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
103
11.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
57
6.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
31
3.5%
11.4
Public administration
84
9.5%
4.6
Retail trade
137
15.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
15
1.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
17
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
191
21.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
205
23.1%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
120
13.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
161
18.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
210
23.7%
18.1%

Spruce Pine, NC Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
887
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
684
77.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
127
14.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1
0.1%
5.1
Walked
45
5.1%
2.7
Other means
7
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
23
2.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.1
 
26.6

Spruce Pine, NC Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
85
9.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
355
41.1%
33.2
2 vehicles
279
32.3%
37.1
3 or more
144
16.7%
21.0

Spruce Pine, NC Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
863
86.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
505
58.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
358
41.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
133
13.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Spruce Pine, NC Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
996
1 room
13
1.3%
2.4
2 rooms
26
2.6%
2.7
3 rooms
105
10.5%
9.1
4 rooms
226
22.7%
16.5
5 rooms
240
24.1%
19.8
6 rooms
174
17.5%
17.8
7 rooms
87
8.7%
12.0
8 rooms
29
2.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
96
9.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Spruce Pine, NC Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
996
 
 
1-unit, detached
618
62.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
7
0.7%
5.9
2-units
39
3.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
68
6.8%
4.4
5 to 9 units
73
7.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
18
1.8%
4.4
20 or more units
34
3.4%
9.0
Mobile home
139
14.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Spruce Pine, NC Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
73
7.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
126
12.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
155
15.6%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
133
13.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
176
17.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
194
19.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
64
6.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
75
7.5%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
0
0.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Spruce Pine, NC Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
52
6.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
63
7.3%
4.7
Electricity
367
42.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
266
30.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
84
9.7%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
31
3.6%
1.1

Spruce Pine, NC Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
283
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
6
2.1%
11.8%
Less than $500
13
4.6%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
49
17.3%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
64
22.6%
28.8%
$500 to $999
151
53.4%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
93
32.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
63
22.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
51
18.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
6
2.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
70
24.7%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Spruce Pine, NC Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
323 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
5
1.5%
28.3%
Less than $500
157
48.6%
10.7%
$500 to $999
161
49.8%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
35
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
511
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
53
16.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
19
5.9%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
26
8.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
35
10.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
42
13.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
148
45.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
35
0.0%
0.0%

Spruce Pine, NC Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
505
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
40
7.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
173
34.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
118
23.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
84
16.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
70
13.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
14
2.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
6
1.2%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
124,100
 
205,000