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Where is Avery County, North Carolina?

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Avery County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Avery is found in the county seat of Newland.

With a total 640.32 sq. km of land and water area, Avery County, North Carolina is the 2956th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 17,773 people, Avery County has a total 13933 households earning 36969 on average per year.

Avery County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37011
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Newland (population: 9,404), Elk Park (population: 2,503), Crossnore (population: 488), Linville (population: 338), Pineola (population: 138), Minneapolis (population: 45)
Land Area 6,862 sq miles
Water Area 247 sq miles
Household Income $36,969
Housing Units 13,933
Median Home Value $140,800
High School Grads 82% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 20% of population
Retail Spending $11,084 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $33,556 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.