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Population in 2012: 7,553 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.3%
 

Males: 3,242  (42.9%)
Females: 4,311  (57.1%)

Median resident age:  46.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28712, 28768.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,628 (it was $33,497 in 2000)
Brevard:

$34,628
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,201

Brevard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $170,719 (it was $108,000 in 2000)
Brevard:

$170,719
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $201,691; Detached houses: $212,067; Townhouses or other attached units: $238,021; In 2-unit structures: $62,664; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,659; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,458; Mobile homes: $55,702

Median gross rent in 2012: $706.

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  • White alone - 6,036 (79.8%)
  • Black alone - 780 (10.3%)
  • Hispanic - 356 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 317 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brevard: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (13.7%), United States (11.8%), German (9.9%), Irish (9.8%), Scottish (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2230 feet

Land area: 4.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,572 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brevard:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brevard city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

154 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Brevard, North Carolina as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brevard to the number of sex offenders is 328 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,175 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (25.3 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (107.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (529.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rosman, NC (2.9 miles ), Etowah, NC (3.0 miles ), Horse Shoe, NC (3.5 miles ), Mills River, NC (3.7 miles ), Laurel Park, NC (3.7 miles ), Valley Hill, NC (3.8 miles ), Mountain Home, NC (3.9 miles ), Flat Rock, NC (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 82.73 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Home of the white squirrels

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,061 (+40.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,717 (58.8%)

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Brevard by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000101000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.10.014.90.00.00.0
Rapes 0613423442
per 100,000 0.088.214.844.360.330.044.759.551.926.2
Robberies 4323361347
per 100,000 58.744.129.644.345.289.914.944.651.991.8
Assaults 12181427251720142211
per 100,000 176.2264.7207.1398.5376.8254.7298.2208.3285.5144.2
Burglaries 91656558657565527133
per 100,000 1335.9955.9961.4856.0979.81123.8969.0773.6921.5432.7
Thefts 175195165177211209136149147221
per 100,000 2569.02867.62440.52612.23180.63131.62027.42216.61907.92898.0
Auto thefts 71097957635
per 100,000 102.8147.1133.1103.3135.774.9104.489.338.965.6
Arson 0232102110
per 100,000 0.029.444.429.515.10.029.814.913.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 245.1314.4226.4286.7356.2297.0273.3240.6245.9217.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Brevard, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Brevard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.5 miles away from the Brevard city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brevard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from Brevard center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Brevard center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Transylvania County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brevard topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles H. Taylor - Politician, Boyce McDaniel - Nuclear physicist, Lauren Myracle - Writer, Moms Mabley - Actor, Cliff Melton - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brevard:

  • HOME CARE TCH (Home Health Center, 1266 ASHEVILLE HWY SUITE 5)
  • FOREST BEND GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1 SOUTH OAK STREET)
  • HOME CARE TRANSYLVANIA COMM HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1234 ASHEVILLE HIGHWAY)
  • TRANSYLVANIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, HOSPITAL DR BOX 1116)
  • TRANSYLVANIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL, INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 90 HOSPITAL DRIVE PO BOX 1116)
  • BRIAN CTR HLTH AND REHAB BREVARD (Nursing Home, 115 N COUNTRY CLUB RD)
  • THE OAKS OF BREVARD (Nursing Home, 300 MORRIS ROAD)

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Airports and heliports located in Brevard:


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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFBREVARD.COM

College/University in Brevard:

  • Brevard College (Full-time enrollment: 643; Location: One Brevard College Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brevard.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brevard:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • Western Carolina University (about 27 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 28 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Furman University (about 28 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Bob Jones University (about 33 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 36 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 36 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)

Public high schools in Brevard:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brevard:

Private elementary/middle school in Brevard:

  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 135 BERT LANE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Brevard:

  • TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,112,396; Location: 212 SOUTH GASTON STREET; 95,607 books; 121 e-books; 6,059 audio materials; 3,034 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 210 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brevard: Camp Harry H Straus (A), Camp Carolina (B), Chestnut Square (C), Red House Inn (D), The Inn at Brevard (E), Linden Tree Manor (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: College Shopping Center (1), Brevard Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brevard include: Oak Grove Church (A), Temple Church (B), Saint Timothy Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Gillespie Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Wilson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Straus Lake (A), Carolina Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Norton Creek (A), Allison Creek (B), Long Branch (C), Turkey Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Blue Ridge Corn Maze (Tours & Charters; 570 Everett Road).

Hotels: Ash Grove Resort Cabins & Camping (749 East Fork Road), Double D'S Catfishing & RV Resort (Highway 64 West), Holiday Inn Express (1570 Asheville Highway).

Courts: Transylvania County - Civil District Court- Elections Board- Clerk Of Superior Court- Small Cl (Ross Road), Transylvania County - Criminal District Court- Elections Board- Clerk Of Superior C (Ross Road), Transylvania County - Elections Board- Clerk Of Superior Court- Cas (Ross Road), Transylvania County - Estates- Elections Board- Clerk Of Superior Court- Special Proceed (Ross Road), Transylvania County - Elections Board- Clerk Of Superior Court- Bookkee (Ross Road), Transylvania County - Elections Board- Clerk Of Superior Court- Civil Superior C (Ross Road), Transylvania County - Small Claims- Adoptions- Clerk Of Superior Court- Special Proceed (12 East Main), North Carolina State - Clerk Of Superior Court (12 East Main Street).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.59

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

BREVARD, CITY OF (Population served: 10292, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PISGAH GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-13-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KEYSTONE CAMP INC (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OUTWARD BOUND CEDAR ROCK BASE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
GRAMMY`S PLACE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2001), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2003)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
FULL GOSPEL CHURCH (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
DUNNS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2002)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brevard that have no violations reported:

  • NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 65.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brevard, NC

People in group quarters in Brevard in 2010:

  • 436 people in college/university student housing
  • 256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Brevard in 2000:

  • 375 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 254 people in nursing homes
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in other group homes

Brevard compared to North Carolina state average:

Brevard, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Brevard (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Downtown Brevard Branch at 160 West Main Street, branch established on 1999/07/12; Brevard Branch at 1225 Asheville Hwy, branch established on 1997/09/15. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Brevard Federal Branch at 132 South Caldwell Street, branch established on 1938/05/23. 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
  • Asheville Savings Bank, S.S.B.: Market Street Branch at 2 Market Street, branch established on 2001/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $785.8 mil, Deposits: $625.3 mil, headquarters in Asheville, NC, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Asb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Brevard Branch at 709 North Broad Street, branch established on 1986/03/10. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brevard at 114 Asheville Highway, branch established on 1972/04/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Brevard Branch at 122 South Broad Street, branch established on 1964/10/16. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of North Carolina: Brevard Branch at 210 South Broad Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $2,453.6 mil, Deposits: $2,119.0 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Bnc Bancorp
  • TD Bank, National Association: Brevard Branch at 281 Asheville Highway, branch established on 2005/10/17. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Mountain 1st Bank & Trust Company: Brevard Branch at 19 Chestnut St, branch established on 2006/01/03. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $700.0 mil, Deposits: $672.7 mil, headquarters in Hendersonville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Financial Services Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brevard, North Carolina:

  • Brevard Motor Lodge, 750 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712 , Phone: (828) 884-3456
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1570 Asheville Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712 , Phone: (Inv) lid Input
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2228 Asheville Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712 , Phone: (828) 862-8900, Fax: (828) 862-8909
  • Rodeway Inn, 210 Asheville Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712 , Phone: (828) 862-4200, Fax: (828) 862-4240
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brevard, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brevard travel time to work - commute


Brevard mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Brevard city (based on Transylvania County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.91%
Here59.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents66.4%9.3%9.2%3.2%2.6%
Congregations51.6%3.2%9.7%1.6%3.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.6%1.6%1.6%1.2%2.3%
Congregations6.5%1.6%3.2%1.6%17.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Transylvania County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Transylvania County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Transylvania County:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Transylvania County:

24.2%
North Carolina:

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

15.3%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,204$39,6120$0
Other Government Administration 9$36,777$49,0360$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$89,961$44,9813$4,094
Police - Other 6$16,364$32,7280$0
Firefighters 0$0 31$12,919
Streets and Highways 12$33,586$33,5861$343
Solid Waste Management 9$20,973$27,9640$0
Sewerage 5$16,388$39,3310$0
Water Supply 10$33,349$40,0190$0
Other and Unallocable 15$39,453$31,5621$288
Totals for Government 94$300,055$38,30536$17,644

Brevard government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,071,000 ($274.20)
    Sewerage: $1,757,000 ($232.62)
    Liquor Stores: $1,601,000 ($211.97)
    General - Other: $1,120,000 ($148.29)
    Water Utilities: $753,000 ($99.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $632,000 ($83.68)
    Regular Highways: $622,000 ($82.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $613,000 ($81.16)
    Central Staff Services: $448,000 ($59.31)
    Financial Administration: $358,000 ($47.40)
    General Public Buildings: $341,000 ($45.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $210,000 ($27.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($11.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $58,000 ($7.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($5.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($4.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.06)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $210,000 ($27.80)
    Police Protection: $70,000 ($9.27)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($8.74)
    General Public Building: $53,000 ($7.02)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($5.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($2.78)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($1.99)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,892,000 ($647.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($6.75)

Brevard government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,087,000 ($276.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $555,000 ($73.48)
    All Other: $281,000 ($37.20)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($1.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $255,000 ($33.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,194,000 ($158.08)
    All Other: $38,000 ($5.03)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $435,000 ($57.59)
    Interest Earnings: $105,000 ($13.90)
    Rents: $22,000 ($2.91)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,810,000 ($239.64)
    Water Utilities: $894,000 ($118.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $362,000 ($47.93)
    General Local Government Support: $352,000 ($46.60)
    Highways: $224,000 ($29.66)
    All Other: $147,000 ($19.46)
  • Tax - Property: $3,110,000 ($411.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $202,000 ($26.74)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $174,000 ($23.04)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $21,000 ($2.78)
    NEC: $17,000 ($2.25)
    Other License: $12,000 ($1.59)

Brevard government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,727,000 ($228.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,581,000 ($209.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $146,000 ($19.33)

Brevard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,566,000 ($604.53)

7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($596 average AGI)
Transylvania County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henderson County, NC  0.91% ($29,404 average AGI)
from Buncombe County, NC  0.64% ($32,841)
from Jackson County, NC  0.16% ($32,176)


6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henderson County, NC  1.21% ($31,900 average AGI)
to Buncombe County, NC  0.94% ($39,891)
to Jackson County, NC  0.20% ($23,429)

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)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)

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)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W02AG (Channel 2; BREVARD, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brevard, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Brevard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,110
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,877
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 32,220

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brevard)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brevard, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brevard)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brevard)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 119
  • Hazardous Condition: 208
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Brevard


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brevard, NC

Most common first names in Brevard, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16376.5 years
James14371.8 years
Mary14380.1 years
John13274.6 years
Robert11573.2 years
George7976.1 years
Charles7575.9 years
Thomas6172.9 years
Ruth5982.7 years
Margaret5083.5 years
Most common last names in Brevard, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9378.0 years
Mccall7473.9 years
Owen6876.0 years
Galloway6475.4 years
Whitmire5577.6 years
Tinsley3679.4 years
Wilson3480.2 years
Brown3380.8 years
Gillespie3279.3 years
Barton3271.4 years
Businesses in Brevard, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rodeway Inn1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2
Browse common businesses in Brevard, NC


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  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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