The Town of Spruce Pine had a population of 2,154 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Spruce Pine is located at latitude 35.9138 and longitude -82.0698 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Spruce Pine (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,559 feet.
The Town of Spruce Pine (GNIS ID: 2407391) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spruce Pine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,376|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,270|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||3,646|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.69|
|Population in Households||2,130|
|Population in Familes||1,723|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||24|
|Median Household Income||$31,684|
|Average Household Income||$43,281|
|Per Capita Income||$18,704|
|Total Housing Units||1,064 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||531 (49.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||309 (29.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||224 (21.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$119,133|
|Average Home Value||$146,328|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.5%|
The table below compares Spruce Pine to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 308||58th|
|Population Density||# 431||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 509||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 613||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 591||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.