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Watauga County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 42,695
  • Males: 21,121
  • Females: 21,574

Ethnicity:

  • White: 40,658
  • Black/African American: 630
  • Hispanic: 591
  • Native American/Eskimo: 168
  • Asian: 194
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 5
  • Other: 16
  • 2 or more: 433

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (39,130)
  2. Spanish (915)
  3. French (295)
  4. German (225)
  5. Portuguese (55)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 826

  1. Mexico (154)
  2. Germany (83)
  3. Canada (78)
  4. United Kingdom (68)
  5. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (68)
  6. Trinidad and Tobago (35)
  7. Israel (29)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (11,881)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,156)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1,260)
  4. Episcopal Church (1,108)
  5. Catholic Church (1,088)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 11,601
    • Sensory: 1,250
    • Physical: 2,946
    • Mental: 1,731
    • Self-care: 1,014
    • Go outside home: 2,068
    • Employment: 2,417

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 173

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 16,540
    • Utility gas: 176
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,527
    • Electricity: 5,784
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 6,990
    • Coal or Coke: 27
    • Wood: 901
    • Solar Energy: 7
    • Other fuel: 58
    • No fuel used: 70

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 32,666
    • No vehicle: 1,806
    • 1 or more vehicle: 30,860

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 135
    • No High School: 1,779
    • Some High School: 2,481
    • High School: 5,718
    • Some College: 4,409
    • Associate's Degree: 1,459
    • College Degree: 4,489
    • Master's Degree: 2,059
    • Professional Degree: 484
    • Doctoral Degree: 926

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 16,540
    • Owners with phone: 10,306
    • Owners without phone: 90
    • Renters with phone: 5,927
    • Renters without phone: 217

    10 closest counties:

    1. Avery County, North Carolina
    2. Johnson County, Tennessee
    3. Ashe County, North Carolina
    4. Caldwell County, North Carolina
    5. Burke County, North Carolina
    6. Carter County, Tennessee
    7. Mitchell County, North Carolina
    8. Wilkes County, North Carolina
    9. Washington County, Virginia
    10. Alexander County, North Carolina

    FBOs

    • Samaritan's Purse: PO Box 3000, Boone - 828-262-1980 fax: 828-266-1053 | www.samaritanspurse.org
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    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28605, 28607, 28608, 28618, 28679, 28691, 28692, 28698

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WASU-FM (90.5 FM) BOONE, NC
    • WXIT (1200 AM) BLOWING ROCK, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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