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Where is McDowell County, North Carolina?

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

With a total 1,155.13 sq. km of land and water area, McDowell County, North Carolina is the 2356th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 44,965 people, McDowell County has a total 20730 households earning 35297 on average per year.

McDowell County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37111
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Marion (population: 30,601), Nebo (population: 7,813), Old Fort (population: 6,857), Little Switzerland (population: 49)
Land Area 17,361 sq miles
Water Area 441 sq miles
Household Income $35,297
Housing Units 20,730
Median Home Value $101,200
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 14% of population
Retail Spending $11,066 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $41,953 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.