The Town of Spruce Pine had a population of 2,151 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||2,130|
|Population in Familes||1,733|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||21|
|Median Household Income||$35,037|
|Average Household Income||$45,037|
|Per Capita Income||$19,367|
|Total Housing Units||1,012 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||595 (58.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||251 (24.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||165 (16.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$117,431|
|Average Home Value||$145,218|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.01%|
|Per Capita Income||2.31%|
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, 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.
|Total Population||# 310||58th|
|Population Density||# 431||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 502||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 584||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 595||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.