Crossnore, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crossnore, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Crossnore had a population of 231 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Crossnore is located at latitude 36.0222 and longitude -81.9308 in Avery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Crossnore (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3,383 feet.

The Town of Crossnore (GNIS ID: 2406340) 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.

The Town of Crossnore is located within Township of Altamont, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crossnore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Crossnore, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 231
Daytime Population: Workers 223
Daytime Population: Residents 99
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 322
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 516
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $40,534
Average Household Income $55,898
Per Capita Income $23,079


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (43.5%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Average Home Value $224,519


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.58% 1.27%
Households 2.59% 1.49%
Families 4.05% 1.76%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Crossnore, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crossnore 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 675 9th
Population Density # 439 41st
Diversity Index # 472 36th
Median Household Income # 393 47th
Per Capita Income # 339 54th

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