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Home price trend in Watauga County, NC

Data from Zillow

Quick facts about Watauga County, NC

Typical home price:

$473K

 

Commute time (Minutes):

20

 

Per Capita Personal Income:

$47K

 

Employment rate (%):

57

 

Mean Hours Worked (female):

32

 

Uninsured (%):

13

 

Arson (per 1000):

0.11

 

Auto Theft (per 1000):

0.64

 

Burglary (per 1000):

2

 

Larceny (per 1000):

13

 

Aggravated Assault (per 1000):

0.79

 

Murder (per 1000):

0

 

Rape (per 1000):

0.23

 

Robbery (per 1000):

0.11

 

Total Property Crimes (per 1000):

15

 

Total Violent Crimes (per 1000):

1.1

 

Adult smoking (%):

18

 

Adult obesity (%):

31

 

Alcohol impaired driving deaths (%):

30

 

Excessive drinking (%):

18

 

Exercise opportunities (%):

48

 

Cigarette Tax:

$0.45

 

Mean Hours Worked (male):

36

 

Poverty (%):

13

 

Homeownership rate (%):

67

 

Vacant Housing Units:

548K

 

Total Employer Establishments:

241K

 

Average Family Size:

3.1

 

Average travel time to work (minutes):

25

 

Foreign-born population (%):

8.2

 

Monthly rent:

$870

 

State tax burden:

8%

 

Mountains:

Less than 1 hour

 

Coast:

Not near the coast

 

Population Density:

Somewhat dense

 

2 hours to major airport:

yes

 

Day temp in summer (°F):

84

 

Day temp in winter (°F):

43

 

Humidity (%):

76.69% - 82.73%

 

Sun:

Some sun

 

Precipitation:

A decent amount of precipitation

 

% adults with BA+:

42%

 

Amount of veterans (%):

7.6

 

Religious Population (%):

43

 

Median age:

32

 

Avg grade school test scores vs national avg:

0.39

 

Unemployment rate (%):

2.9

 

Politics:

Somewhat progressive

 

Earthquake risk:

Very Low

 

Hurricane risk:

Relatively Low

 

Tornado risk:

Relatively Moderate

 

Wildfire risk:

Very Low

 

Drought risk:

Relatively Low