Andrews, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Andrews, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Andrews had a population of 1,864 as of July 1, 2018. Andrews ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Andrews is located at latitude 35.1995 and longitude -83.8256 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Andrews (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,778 feet.

The Town of Andrews (GNIS ID: 2405151) 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 Andrews is located within Township of Valleytown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Andrews: Valley Town.

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Andrews, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,864
Population in Households 1,787
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 1,141
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $25,662
Average Household Income $33,994
Per Capita Income $15,052


Total Housing Units 1,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $97,248
Average Home Value $119,783


Total Households 814
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.85%
Households 0.52% 0.89%
Families 0.98% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Andrews, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Andrews to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 331 55th
Population Density # 181 76th
Diversity Index # 468 37th
Median Household Income # 717 3rd
Per Capita Income # 713 4th

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