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Andrews, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Andrews had a population of 1,972 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.2018 and longitude -83.8241 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Andrews 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Andrews, NC Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Andrews, NC Wealth Index is 31
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,972
Population in Households 1,895
Population in Familes 1,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density 1,160
Diversity Index1 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,870
Average Household Income $38,022
Per Capita Income $16,253
Wealth Index3 31

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 356 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Housing Affordability Index2 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 519
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.11% 0.92%
Households 1.12% 0.95%
Families 1.51% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

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, 2019 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 # 323 56th
Population Density # 172 77th
Diversity Index # 472 36th
Median Household Income # 691 7th
Per Capita Income # 697 6th

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