Cullowhee is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Cullowhee Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jackson County at latitude 35.3137 and longitude -83.1765. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,116 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Cullowhee Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cullowhee: Kullaughee Valley, Painter.Photos of the local Cullowhee, NC area
|Population in Households||3,054|
|Population in Familes||1,044|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,314|
|Average Household Size||1.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,059 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||304 (14.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,532 (74.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||223 (10.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,813|
|Average Home Value||$197,780|
|Median Household Income||$26,081|
|Average Household Income||$40,967|
|Per Capita Income||$14,226|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||3.17%|
The table below compares Cullowhee to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 123||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 42||94th|
|Diversity Index2||# 509||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 691||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 699||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.