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Transylvania County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 29,334
  • Males: 13,990
  • Females: 15,344

Ethnicity:

  • White: 27,173
  • Black/African American: 1,404
  • Hispanic: 214
  • Native American/Eskimo: 97
  • Asian: 114
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 14
  • 2 or more: 318

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (26,770)
  2. Spanish (520)
  3. French (150)
  4. German (70)
  5. Tagalog (45)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 672

  1. United Kingdom (101)
  2. Germany (58)
  3. India (35)
  4. Philippines (35)
  5. Jamaica (30)
  6. Ecuador (29)
  7. Canada (29)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (11,666)
  2. Catholic Church (1,632)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,624)
  4. Episcopal Church (568)
  5. Wesleyan Church, The (460)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 10,718
    • Sensory: 975
    • Physical: 2,856
    • Mental: 1,640
    • Self-care: 869
    • Go outside home: 1,930
    • Employment: 2,129

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 184

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 12,320
    • Utility gas: 2,209
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,342
    • Electricity: 4,964
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,125
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 633
    • Solar Energy: 14
    • Other fuel: 14
    • No fuel used: 19

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 24,108
    • No vehicle: 1,317
    • 1 or more vehicle: 22,791

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 66
    • No High School: 1,243
    • Some High School: 2,364
    • High School: 6,287
    • Some College: 4,633
    • Associate's Degree: 1,405
    • College Degree: 3,086
    • Master's Degree: 1,385
    • Professional Degree: 332
    • Doctoral Degree: 172

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 12,320
    • Owners with phone: 9,679
    • Owners without phone: 105
    • Renters with phone: 2,427
    • Renters without phone: 109

    10 closest counties:

    1. Henderson County, North Carolina
    2. Pickens County, South Carolina
    3. Haywood County, North Carolina
    4. Jackson County, North Carolina
    5. Buncombe County, North Carolina
    6. Greenville County, South Carolina
    7. Oconee County, South Carolina
    8. Polk County, North Carolina
    9. Macon County, North Carolina
    10. Madison County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28708, 28712, 28718, 28747, 28766, 28768, 28772

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WGCR (720 AM) PISGAH FOREST, NC
    • WJFJ (1160 AM) PISGAH FOREST, NC
    • WSQL (1240 AM) PISGAH FOREST, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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