Bryson City, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 1,422 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 712  (50.1%)
Females: 710  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28713.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,946 (it was $23,232 in 2000)
Bryson City:

$40,946
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,197 (it was $14,446 in 2000)

Bryson City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,429 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Bryson City:

$127,429
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $145,270; Detached houses: $161,422; Townhouses or other attached units: $655,240; In 2-unit structures: $253,161; Mobile homes: $60,388

Median gross rent in 2012: $564.

Bryson City races chart
  • White alone - 1,433 (82.5%)
  • Hispanic - 115 (6.6%)
  • Black alone - 70 (4.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 51 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bryson City: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.6%), English (13.0%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), Irish (5.9%), German (4.6%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1736 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 669 people per square mile   (low).

Bryson City,NC real estate house value index trend

Bryson City, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Bryson City:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bryson City town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Bryson City, North Carolina as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bryson City to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $692 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,025 (0.7%)

Bryson City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (46.9 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (127.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (498.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cherokee, NC (2.9 miles ), Dillsboro, NC (3.4 miles ), Sylva, NC (3.7 miles ), Webster, NC (3.8 miles ), Forest Hills, NC (4.1 miles ), Cullowhee, NC (4.1 miles ), Franklin, NC (4.2 miles ), Gatlinburg, TN (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 83.45 W

Area code: 828

Bryson City household income distribution Bryson City home values distribution

Crime rates in Bryson City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011 2012
Murders 0000010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.072.00.00.069.30.0
Rapes 1200210200
per 100,000 69.7137.20.00.0142.372.00.0146.00.00.0
Robberies 0011011010
per 100,000 0.00.070.570.70.072.072.40.069.30.0
Assaults 46111432231531146
per 100,000 278.7411.5775.2990.12277.61657.11085.42262.8970.9415.5
Burglaries 1315149010110
per 100,000 905.91028.8986.6636.50.072.00.073.069.30.0
Thefts 31204652881161001188183
per 100,000 2160.31371.73241.73677.56263.38357.37235.98613.15617.25747.9
Auto thefts 2352592700
per 100,000 139.4205.8352.4141.4355.9648.4144.7510.90.00.0
Arson 0000101100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.071.20.072.473.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.3) 268.5330.5397.2416.0836.0932.1531.9945.8574.7308.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bryson City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.85
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +239 (+20.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Bryson City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bryson City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bryson City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Bryson City town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bryson City-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 79% 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 38.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from Bryson City 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 194.1 miles away from the city 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 139.5 miles away from the city 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 322.4 miles away from Bryson City center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 189.4 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 Swain County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Heath Shuler - Football player and politician, Marshall Grant - Double-bassist, Jerry Reed (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bryson City:

  • MEDWEST SWAIN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 45 PLATEAU STREET)
  • SWAIN COUNTY HOSPITAL (45 PLATEAU ST)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW MANOR NURSING CE (410 BUCKNER BRANCH RD PO BOX 2344)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW MANOR NURSING CENTER (BUCKNER BRANCH RD DRAWER Y)

Airports located in Bryson City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bryson City:

  • Western Carolina University (about 21 miles; Cullowhee, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,684)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 46 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 52 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 52 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 55 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Walters State Community College (about 56 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Piedmont College (about 60 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high schools in Bryson City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bryson City:

Private elementary/middle school in Bryson City:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 86; Location: 498 ARLINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Bryson City

Library in Bryson City:

  • FONTANA REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,645,951; Location: 33 FRYEMONT STREET; 181,912 books; 8,916 audio materials; 11,275 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 524 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Shopping Center: Valley Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bryson City include: Hillside Church (A), Saint Joseph Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jenkins Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hughes Branch (A), Deep Creek (B), Cripple Creek (C), Cochran Branch (D), Bryson Branch (E), Lemmons Branch (F), Toot Hollow Branch (G), Kirkland Creek (H), Jenkins Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Historic Calhoun Country Inn (135 Everett Street), Cold Springs Country Inn (435 Cold Springs Road), Bennetts Court (270 Main Street), Carriage Inn The (5280 Ela Rd), Deep Creek Lodge (1881 West Deep Creek Rd), Anna's Deep Creek Cabins (20 Mitchell Mountain Rd.).

Swain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.0. This is worse than average.

City:

92.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 44.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
U.S.:

9.14

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

BRYSON CITY, TOWN OF (Population served: 4,300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2014), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-22-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2014), St Boil Water Order (JUL-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-15-2008)
ELA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 368, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ROLLING THUNDER RIVER CO (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-29-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PADDLE INN RAFTING (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-05-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREAT SMOKIES BAIT AND TACKLE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KIRKLANDS CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MIDWAY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCHAQ (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
NANTAHALA OUTDOOR CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • LOST MINE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIGHTOWER BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
147 people in nursing homes in 2000
38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Bryson City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Bryson City compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Bryson City (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Bryson City Branch at 145 Slope Street, branch established on 1996/12/16; Bryson City Branch at 210 North Main Street, branch established on 1965/11/22. 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.
  • Jackson Savings Bank, SSB: Bryson City Branch at 204 Valley Village Shopping Center, branch established on 1987/11/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $35.4 mil, Deposits: $29.2 mil, headquarters in Sylva, NC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Bryson City Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1972/11/07. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bryson City, North Carolina:

  • Lloyd's On The River, 5370 Ela Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713 , Phone: (828) 488-3767
  • Ela Motor Court, 5280 Ela Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713 , Phone: (828) 488-2284
  • Sleep Inn, 500 SPG St, Bryson City, NC 28713 , Phone: (828) 488-0326
  • Charleston Inn, 208 Arlington Ave, Bryson City, NC 28713 , Phone: (828) 488-4644
  • Nantahala Village Mountain Resort, 9400 Hwy 19 West, Bryson City, NC 28702 , Phone: (828) 488-2826, Fax: (828) 488-9634
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bryson City, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bryson City travel time to work - commute Bryson City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bryson City town (based on Swain County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.68%
Here: 40.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents69.0%7.1%5.9%4.3%3.6%
Congregations52.5%2.5%2.5%5.0%10.0%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.3%2.0%1.2%1.0%2.6%
Congregations5.0%2.5%5.0%2.5%12.5%
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: 4
Swain County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Swain County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

16.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Swain County:

28.1%
North Carolina:

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

13.3%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 3$8,486$33,9440$0
Other Government Administration 6$7,470$14,9400$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$29,610$50,7600$0
Police - Other 1$2,694$32,3280$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,066$36,7920$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,867$35,6010$0
Sewerage 6$20,017$40,0340$0
Water Supply 6$19,463$38,9261$1,153
Other and Unallocable 3$9,299$37,1962$2,431
Totals for Government 37$111,972$36,3153$3,584

Bryson City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $141,000 ($99.16)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $704,000 ($495.08)
    Sewerage: $380,000 ($267.23)
    Police Protection: $269,000 ($189.17)
    Water Utilities: $163,000 ($114.63)
    Central Staff Services: $154,000 ($108.30)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($83.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($71.03)
    Fire Protection: $75,000 ($52.74)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($19.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($14.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($8.44)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($7.03)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($6.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000 ($5.63)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $4,000 ($2.81)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $6,000 ($4.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $156,000 ($109.70)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($21.80)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($7.03)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $494,000 ($347.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($30.24)

Bryson City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $392,000 ($275.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($43.60)
    All Other: $33,000 ($23.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($18.28)
    General Support: $13,000 ($9.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $191,000 ($134.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($37.27)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($10.55)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $759,000 ($533.76)
    Water Utilities: $168,000 ($118.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $185,000 ($130.10)
    Highways: $67,000 ($47.12)
    General Support: $42,000 ($29.54)
  • Tax - Property: $359,000 ($252.46)
    NEC: $13,000 ($9.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $7,000 ($4.92)

Bryson City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,382,000 ($971.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,363,000 ($958.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($13.36)

Bryson City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $455,000 ($319.97)

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, NC  1.63% ($26,752 average AGI)
from Buncombe County, NC  0.23% ($32,200)
from Haywood County, NC  0.23% ($29,867)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, NC  1.71% ($25,555 average AGI)
to Buncombe County, NC  0.20% ($25,615)
to Haywood County, NC  0.20% ($39,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bryson City:

  • WBHN (1590 AM; 1 kW; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: STARCAST SOUTH, 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.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPFJ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: DRAKE ENTERPRISES, LTD.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WRGC (680 AM; 1 kW; SYLVA, NC; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bryson City:

  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W267AD (101.3 FM; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bryson City:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W46AX (Channel 46; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W69CN (Channel 69; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W56AG (Channel 56; FRANKLIN, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W03AK (Channel 3; ELA, ETC., NC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W05AR (Channel 5; BRYSON CITY, ETC., NC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W11AN (Channel 11; BRYSON CITY, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W08AN (Channel 8; BRYSON CITY, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66BU (Channel 66; SYLVA, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W05AF (Channel 5; CHEROKEE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W10AL (Channel 10; CHEROKEE, ETC., NC; Owner: PULITZER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W08AT (Channel 8; CHEROKEE, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Bryson City fatal accident list:

May 17, 2009 03:29 AM, Main St, Lat: 35.42606, Lon: -83.44811, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 28, 2003 07:25 PM, Us-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 24, 2001 05:30 PM, Slope Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 2001 05:52 AM, Veterans Blvd., Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 2000 01:56 PM, Us-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1987 07:10 PM, 1321, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 10, 1975 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 558
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 18,600

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bryson City, NC
Most common first names in Bryson City, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10672.5 years
James10073.0 years
John8276.9 years
Mary7080.4 years
Robert4074.5 years
George3775.3 years
Charles3070.4 years
Frank2878.1 years
Fred2775.8 years
Roy2371.8 years
Most common last names in Bryson City, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jenkins6775.0 years
Wiggins5475.8 years
Dehart4878.7 years
Crisp4875.2 years
Smith4275.0 years
Cochran3678.1 years
Kirkland3267.5 years
Shuler2879.9 years
Davis2672.8 years
Johnson2476.3 years
Businesses in Bryson City, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Microtel1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx2Sleep Inn1
Ford1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1
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