The Town of Spruce Pine had a population of 2,144 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,123|
|Population in Familes||1,721|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||21|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,063 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||538 (50.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||305 (28.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||220 (20.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$113,636|
|Average Home Value||$142,315|
|Median Household Income||$32,105|
|Average Household Income||$43,501|
|Per Capita Income||$18,785|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.47%|
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, 2016 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||# 311||58th|
|Population Density1||# 434||41st|
|Diversity Index2||# 521||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 590||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 548||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.