The Town of Bryson City had a population of 1,562 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Bryson City is located at latitude 35.4266 and longitude -83.4473 in Swain County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bryson City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Swain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,732 feet.
The Town of Bryson City (GNIS ID: 2405339) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bryson City: Bryson, Charleston.
|Population in Households||1,493|
|Population in Familes||1,145|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||69|
|Median Household Income||$36,453|
|Average Household Income||$47,255|
|Per Capita Income||$21,178|
|Total Housing Units||908 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||383 (42.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||289 (31.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||236 (26.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$145,614|
|Average Home Value||$173,698|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.9%|
|Per Capita Income||2.33%|
The table below compares Bryson City 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||# 363||51st|
|Population Density||# 351||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 520||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 548||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 489||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.