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Population (year 2000): 6,789. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,643 (-2.2% change)
Males: 3,003 (44.2%), Females: 3,786 (55.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $33,497 (year 2000)
Median house value: $112,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Brevard:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Black (11.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (11.6%), English (10.6%), United States (10.0%), Irish (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.8%), Scottish (3.6%).North Carolina

Elevation: 2230 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Brevard,

For population 25 years and over in Brevard

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brevard city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

3.9% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 0.8% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +565 (+9.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Asheville, (26.2 miles pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (130.5 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (569.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: NC (9.3 miles Rosman, NC (10.4 miles Etowah, Park, NC (16.7 miles Laurel Hill, NC (17.2 miles Valley Home, NC (17.9 miles Mountain Creek, NC (18.3 miles Avery NC (18.7 miles Balfour, Rock, NC (19.0 miles Flat


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 33 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 1998: 94 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings

Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 82.73 W

Area code: 828


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Retail trade (14.1%), Construction (11.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,115 (+45.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,514 (56.8%)

Crime in Brevard (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (58.7 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (176.2 per 100,000)
  • 91 burglaries (1335.9 per 100,000)
  • 175 thefts (2569.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 auto thefts (102.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 258.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Crime in Brevard (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (88.2 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (44.1 per 100,000)
  • 18 assaults (264.7 per 100,000)
  • 65 burglaries (955.9 per 100,000)
  • 195 thefts (2867.6 per 100,000)
  • 10 auto thefts (147.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 295.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Brevard, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brevard,

Brevard-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the Brevard city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1975, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Brevard:
  • TRANSYLVANIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (HOSPITAL DR BOX 1116)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brevard:
  • MARGARET R PARDEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; FLETCHER, NC)
  • CANNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; PICKENS, SC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brevard:
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 19 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 43 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 44 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brevard:
  • TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY (about 7 miles; BREVARD, NC; ID: 22W)
  • MEYERS (about 18 miles; CANDLER, NC; ID: N39)
  • HENDERSONVILLE (about 22 miles; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; ID: 0A7)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 20 $51,852 $31,111 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $6,766 $27,064 2 $997
Solid Waste Management 9 $17,869 $23,825 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 9 $21,527 $28,702 1 $1,025
Firefighters 0 $0   5 $1,017
Financial Administration 4 $10,917 $32,751 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $31,118 $41,490 6 $2,446
Police Protection - Officers 23 $66,265 $34,573 4 $647
Police - Other 5 $11,245 $26,988 1 $38
Streets and Highways 9 $17,161 $22,881 1 $175
Totals for Government 91 $234,719 $30,951 20 $6,345
College/University in Brevard:
  • BREVARD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 684; Location: 400 N BROAD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brevard.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brevard:
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; CLEMSON, SC; FT enrollment: 15,962)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; FT enrollment: 5,843)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 30 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 6,157)
Public high school in Brevard:
  • BREVARD HIGH (Students: 782; Location: 747 COUNTRY CLUB RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brevard:
  • BREVARD MIDDLE (Students: 606; Location: 198 FISHER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BREVARD ELEMENTARY (Students: 563; Location: 601 GREENVILLE HWY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PISGAH FOREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 512; Location: 1160 ECUSTA RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BREVARD ACADEMY (Students: 200; Location: PROBART STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • DAVIDSON RIVER SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 1000 ECUSTA RD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Brevard:
  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 314 W FRENCH BROAD AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Brevard:
  • TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $626,007; Location: 105 SOUTH BROAD STREET; 78,390 books; 2,640 audio materials; 2,244 video materials; 228 serial subscriptions)
 

Brevard compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Brevard:
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WSQL (1240 AM; 1 kW; BREVARD, NC; Owner: A & L BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Brevard:
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
TV broadcast stations around Brevard:
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W68DM (Channel 68; BREVARD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W02AG (Channel 2; BREVARD, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

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