Andrews, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,819 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 830  (45.6%)
Females: 989  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,056 (it was $20,273 in 2000)
Andrews:

$27,056
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,174 (it was $11,350 in 2000)

Andrews town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,451 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Andrews:

$86,451
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $89,621; detached houses: $140,085; mobile homes: $36,026

Median gross rent in 2017: $445.

March 2019 cost of living index in Andrews: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.0%
(35.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.5% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Andrews, NC (2017)
    • 1,63281.0%White alone
    • 1738.6%Hispanic
    • 864.3%American Indian alone
    • 512.5%Two or more races
    • 432.1%Asian alone
    • 201.0%Black alone

Races in Andrews detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Andrews, North Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Andrews is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in Andrews by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2011

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(176.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.6)
1
(55.4)
1
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(174.0)
4
(230.3)
5
(294.1)
9
(498.9)
3
(171.3)
9
(512.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(1,972)
7
(403.0)
11
(647.1)
25
(1,386)
32
(1,828)
23
(1,310)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(2,668)
34
(1,957)
36
(2,118)
52
(2,882)
35
(1,999)
64
(3,645)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(345.4)
2
(117.6)
3
(166.3)
9
(514.0)
3
(170.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(116.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)279.6295.3374.7342.0300.4353.6

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City-data.com crime index in Andrews, NC

Crime rate in Andrews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (24.5%), Irish (14.8%), English (7.9%), German (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 2350 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,342 people per square mile   (low).

Andrews, North Carolina map

81 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

4.0%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $894 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $662 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (53.9 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (104.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (504.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Marble, NC (2.4 miles ),
Robbinsville, NC (2.9 miles ),
Hayesville, NC (3.3 miles ),
Lake Santeetlah, NC (3.4 miles),
Murphy, NC (3.7 miles ),
Hiawassee, GA (4.2 miles ),
Young Harris, GA (4.3 miles ),
Macedonia, GA (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 83.83 W

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Andrews, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Andrews, NC in 2017

Andrews satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Andrews, NC
Historical housing units in Andrews, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +166 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in Andrews, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Apparel (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.2%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Apparel (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Andrews, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.6%)
  • Construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Andrews, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Andrews, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Andrews-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Andrews town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Andrews-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from Andrews center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from Andrews center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Andrews center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from Andrews center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 317.9 miles away from Andrews center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Andrews topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Andrews:

  • DISTRICT MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 415 WHITAKER LANE)
  • DISTRICT MEMORIAL HOSP OF SW NC (provides emergency services, 71 WHITAKER LANE)
  • DISTRICT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 415 WHITAKER LANE)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE AND REHAB CENTER (551 KENT STREET)

Airports located in Andrews:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Andrews:

  • Western Carolina University (about 40 miles; Cullowhee, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,684)
  • Piedmont College (about 47 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of North Georgia (about 48 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 53 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 56 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lee University (about 60 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 60 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high school in Andrews:

  • ANDREWS HIGH (Location: 50 HIGH SCHOOL DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Andrews:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Andrews: Georgia State Prison Camp (A), Andrews Plaza (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Britton Creek (A), Town Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Andrew's Valley Inn (138 Country Hearth Lane).

Birthplace of: Tina Gordon - Stock car racing driver.

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Andrews and their reported violations in the past:

ANDREWS, TOWN OF (Population served: 3,250, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2005)
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
72 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Andrews (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Andrews Branch at 1090 Main Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • United Community Bank: Andrews Branch at 732 Main Street, branch established on 1987/08/24. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Andrews:

Marital status in Andrews, NC
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Andrews:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Andrews
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Andrews, NC (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,14660
Mainline Protestant2,08510
Catholic1,0542
Other3292
Orthodox201
None14,857-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Cherokee County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cherokee County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Cherokee County:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cherokee County:

11.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

24.7%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Andrews:

39.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Andrews:

13.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Andrews:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Andrews:

73.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Andrews, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 6$18,587$37,1740$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,942$47,8612$988
Financial Administration 4$11,886$35,6580$0
Other Government Administration 4$189$5670$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,491$21,9644$8,238
Streets and Highways 2$4,074$24,4440$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,631$21,7860$0
Sewerage 2$5,403$32,4180$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,585$19,0201$1,949
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 29$70,788$29,2927$11,175

Andrews government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $431,000 ($236.94)
    Sewerage: $425,000 ($233.64)
    Water Utilities: $284,000 ($156.13)
    Central Staff Services: $222,000 ($122.05)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($91.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($58.27)
    Libraries: $105,000 ($57.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($50.03)
    General - Other: $71,000 ($39.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($13.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($6.60)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($6.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($48.38)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($38.48)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($25.84)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($22.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($3.30)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.10)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $105,000 ($57.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($4.40)

Andrews government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $466,000 ($256.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000 ($74.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($8.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($3.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($5.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($12.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($3.85)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $441,000 ($242.44)
    Water Utilities: $311,000 ($170.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($46.18)
    Highways: $63,000 ($34.63)
    Other: $57,000 ($31.34)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $597,000 ($328.20)
    Property: $501,000 ($275.43)
    Other License: $4,000 ($2.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($1.65)

Andrews government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000 ($296.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,000 ($279.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($17.59)

Andrews government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,330,000 ($731.17)

8.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.91%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clay County, NC  0.44% ($30,071 average AGI)
from Jackson County, NC  0.24% ($41,087)
Businesses in Andrews, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kincaid1U-Haul2

Strongest AM radio stations in Andrews:

  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCVP (600 AM; 1 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WPFJ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: DRAKE ENTERPRISES, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Andrews:

  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • W212AB (90.3 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: THE MASTER'S MISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Andrews:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W59AD (Channel 59; ANDREWS, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W11AQ (Channel 11; ROBBINSVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W08BH (Channel 8; ANDREWS, ETC., NC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W31AN (Channel 31; MURPHY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W28AN (Channel 28; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Andrews fatal accident list:

May 1, 2016 08:47 AM, Us-19, Lat: 35.206686, Lon: -83.819403, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 5, 2012 04:05 PM, Us-19, Whitaker Rd, Lat: 35.204689, Lon: -83.811242, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 9, 2011 07:18 AM, Rp 1388, Rp 1405, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 2003 07:24 AM, Locust Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 2003 05:57 PM, Us-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 1, 1976 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1975 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.4mTotal length
  • 56,110Total average daily traffic
  • 5,005Total average daily truck traffic
  • 111,940Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Andrews, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 41950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Andrews, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Andrews)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Andrews, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Andrews)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1487L , Serial Number: M-887, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/15/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/16/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James T Wilson, Po Box 855, Andrews, NC 28901, Other Owners: Ronald Clontz
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2389F , Serial Number: 38-79A0413, Year manufactured: 1978, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Overmountain Flyers Inc, Po Box 2226, Andrews, NC 28901
  • Aircraft: AEROTEK PITTS SPECIAL S-1S (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 115 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29JL , Serial Number: 1-0024, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Justin B Griffin, 77 Smith Knob Rd, Andrews, NC 28901
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3303N , Serial Number: 22498, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/1993
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Edgar A Iii Wood, Po Box 340, Andrews, NC 28901, Other Owners: William Keith Wood
  • Aircraft: LOCKHEED 1329-23E (Category: Land, Engines: 4, Seats: 12, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P & W JT12A-6 6A (3000 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 104CE , Serial Number: 5108, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Wilson Air Services LLC, 5840 Airport Rd, Andrews, NC 28901
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/11/2016

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Andrews, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.9%), and Outside Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Andrews, NC
    • 5647.9%Structure Fires
    • 3933.3%Outside Fires
    • 1815.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Andrews, NC
Most common first names in Andrews, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6173.4 years
William5177.3 years
John4575.0 years
Mary4080.4 years
Robert3973.2 years
Charles2972.5 years
Frank1679.7 years
Paul1571.4 years
Thomas1576.6 years
Joseph1574.8 years
Most common last names in Andrews, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
West3676.4 years
Adams2977.9 years
Hardin2878.0 years
Jones2779.4 years
Wilson2277.4 years
Truett2174.1 years
Phillips2070.3 years
Morgan1778.3 years
Gregory1681.8 years
Ledford1677.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Andrews, NC
  • 75.6%Electricity
  • 10.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Andrews, NC
  • 80.5%Electricity
  • 10.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Andrews compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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